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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance County

Physical Activity

Now, thinking about the moderate physical activities you do when you are not working in a usual week, do you do moderate activities for at least 10 minutes at a time such as brisk walking,bicycling, vacuuming, gardening, or anything else that causes small increases in breathing or heart rate?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 17,056 13,422 78.8 77.9-79.6 3,634 21.2 20.4-22.1
-Alamance County 454 353 78.3 72.5-83.1 101 21.7 16.9-27.5
GENDER
Male 144 110 75.2 63.7-84.0 34 24.8 16.0-36.3
Female 310 243 80.6 75.1-85.1 67 19.4 14.9-24.9
RACE
White 343 278 85.0 80.4-88.6 65 15.0 11.4-19.6
Other 109 74 63.3 49.7-75.1 35 36.7 24.9-50.3
AGE
18-44 172 141 80.1 70.2-87.3 31 19.9 12.7-29.8
45+ 281 211 76.0 70.0-81.1 70 24.0 18.9-30.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 217 148 66.0 56.3-74.5 69 34.0 25.5-43.7
Some College + 234 203 89.8 85.2-93.1 31 10.2 6.9-14.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 261 200 74.4 65.6-81.6 61 25.6 18.4-34.4
$50,000+ 115 100 90.9 84.5-94.8 15 9.1 5.2-15.5

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*If a respondent reported less than 10 mins activity/week for the next phy. activity quest., that respondent was counted in NO category

^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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