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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance County

Physical Activity

How many days per week do you do these moderate activities for at least 10 minutes at a time?

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  Total
Respond.^
1 day 2 days 3-4 days 5-6 days Everyday
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 13,333 684 5.0 4.6- 5.6 1,650 12.2 11.5-13.0 4,496 34.3 33.2-35.4 2,478 18.5 17.6-19.4 4,025 29.9 28.9-31.0
-Alamance County 350 22 5.1 3.1- 8.2 53 16.9 11.9-23.4 107 27.2 22.2-32.9 61 20.3 15.2-26.5 107 30.5 24.7-37.0
GENDER
Male 110 8 5.5 2.5-11.5 21 25.6 15.7-39.0 31 21.9 14.7-31.2 19 17.8 10.1-29.5 31 29.2 19.2-41.7
Female 240 14 4.8 2.6- 9.0 32 10.7 7.2-15.6 76 31.0 24.7-38.2 42 22.0 15.9-29.6 76 31.5 25.0-38.7
RACE
White 276 18 5.2 3.1- 8.8 33 11.3 7.5-16.8 83 27.3 21.7-33.8 52 22.5 16.4-30.0 90 33.6 26.7-41.2
Other 73 4 4.8 1.5-14.2 20 34.1 20.3-51.2 23 26.2 16.5-39.0 9 13.6 6.7-25.6 17 21.3 12.5-34.0
AGE
18-44 141 6 2.7 1.1- 6.9 25 19.2 11.9-29.6 43 26.5 19.3-35.2 22 18.4 11.4-28.2 45 33.1 24.3-43.4
45+ 208 16 8.2 4.7-13.9 28 14.0 8.6-21.8 64 28.2 22.0-35.3 38 22.5 16.0-30.5 62 27.2 21.0-34.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 147 11 7.5 3.7-14.4 31 23.2 14.1-35.7 40 23.5 16.5-32.2 21 15.5 9.4-24.5 44 30.3 22.0-40.3
Some College + 201 11 3.5 1.8- 6.8 22 12.7 8.0-19.7 66 29.6 22.9-37.4 39 23.1 16.1-32.0 63 30.9 23.2-39.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 198 11 5.5 2.6-10.9 35 18.8 12.9-26.6 57 25.5 19.3-33.0 33 18.9 12.9-26.9 62 31.3 23.8-39.9
$50,000+ 100 7 4.9 2.2-10.4 11 12.5 6.2-23.6 34 31.6 22.2-42.8 18 21.1 12.1-34.2 30 29.9 19.6-42.7

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*This question was asked only of respondents who reported doing moderate activities at least 10 minutes at a time.

^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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