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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance County

Physical Activity

When you are at work, which of the following best describes what you do? Would you say:

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  Total
Respond.^
Mostly sitting/standing Mostly walking Mostly heavy labor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 9,201 5,813 58.5 57.1-59.9 2,323 26.2 25.0-27.5 1,065 15.3 14.2-16.5
-Alamance County 237 142 52.7 44.4-60.8 70 34.2 26.5-42.9 25 13.1 8.5-19.8
GENDER
Male 82 38 41.2 28.9-54.6 26 36.1 23.5-51.0 18 22.7 13.8-34.9
Female 155 104 63.8 54.6-72.1 44 32.3 24.3-41.6 7 3.9 1.6- 9.0
RACE
White 167 109 61.2 52.0-69.8 36 21.4 15.1-29.3 22 17.4 11.0-26.4
Other 69 33 37.4 24.6-52.2 33 57.2 42.0-71.1 3 5.5 1.7-16.3
AGE
18-44 120 70 48.9 37.8-60.1 36 37.4 26.5-49.7 14 13.8 7.9-22.8
45+ 117 72 58.9 48.1-68.9 34 29.0 20.6-39.0 11 12.1 5.9-23.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 102 51 39.1 28.1-51.4 38 46.6 33.7-60.0 13 14.3 7.5-25.4
Some College + 135 91 63.6 53.4-72.8 32 24.2 16.7-33.6 12 12.2 6.6-21.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 135 71 43.0 32.9-53.8 48 42.7 31.5-54.6 16 14.3 8.2-23.8
$50,000+ 82 59 68.3 55.1-79.1 15 19.7 11.5-31.7 8 12.0 5.5-24.2

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*This question was asked only of respondents who reported being employed or self-employed.

^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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