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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance County

Physical Activity

Leisure Time Physical Activity *

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 17,247 12,560 74.4 73.5-75.3 4,687 25.6 24.7-26.5
-Alamance County 462 337 74.7 69.0-79.6 125 25.3 20.4-31.0
GENDER
Male 146 110 77.1 66.1-85.3 36 22.9 14.7-33.9
Female 316 227 72.8 66.6-78.3 89 27.2 21.7-33.4
RACE
White 347 264 77.7 71.9-82.6 83 22.3 17.4-28.1
Other 112 70 67.5 54.5-78.2 42 32.5 21.8-45.5
AGE
18-44 176 134 77.4 68.1-84.6 42 22.6 15.4-31.9
45+ 284 201 71.3 64.7-77.1 83 28.7 22.9-35.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 223 142 64.0 54.7-72.3 81 36.0 27.7-45.3
Some College + 236 193 85.0 79.2-89.3 43 15.0 10.7-20.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 266 186 70.3 62.0-77.5 80 29.7 22.5-38.0
$50,000+ 116 97 85.0 75.2-91.4 19 15.0 8.6-24.8

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*Data in this table were derived from the exercise question.
Yes = Respondents who report any level of physical activity or exercise.
No = Respondents reporting no physical activity or exercise.

^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

** Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Hyde, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Beaufort, Bertie, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Hyde, Martin, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, Warren, and Washington.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

*** Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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