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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance County

Physical Activity

How many days per week do you do these vigorous 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 6,075 1,352 21.5 20.1-23.0 1,366 22.0 20.6-23.5 2,157 36.2 34.6-38.0 721 11.8 10.8-12.9 479 8.4 7.4- 9.6
-Alamance County 137 33 21.1 14.4-29.8 38 35.4 25.3-47.0 49 35.0 25.3-46.2 10 5.1 2.3-10.7 7 3.3 1.3- 8.2
GENDER
Male 51 13 19.7 10.7-33.2 16 40.9 25.0-58.9 17 32.8 18.6-51.0 4 6.4 2.2-17.2 1 0.4 0.0- 2.6
Female 86 20 22.8 14.2-34.4 22 29.1 19.4-41.1 32 37.7 26.7-50.1 6 3.6 1.4- 8.8 6 6.8 2.6-16.6
RACE
White 105 24 20.0 12.8-29.7 29 34.3 23.5-47.0 38 37.2 25.7-50.4 8 4.9 2.2-10.5 6 3.6 1.3- 9.8
Other 31 9 24.3 11.3-44.8 8 37.2 17.3-62.6 11 30.0 15.1-50.8 2 5.7 1.0-27.0 1 2.8 0.4-17.6
AGE
18-44 81 17 17.9 10.7-28.4 28 40.6 28.0-54.6 28 33.5 21.9-47.5 4 4.7 1.6-12.6 4 3.3 1.0-10.2
45+ 56 16 31.2 19.0-46.7 10 19.2 10.3-32.9 21 39.9 26.4-55.2 6 6.4 2.6-14.7 3 3.4 1.0-10.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 51 14 25.5 13.8-42.3 11 32.6 16.0-55.2 22 36.3 21.8-53.7 2 1.6 0.3- 8.3 2 4.0 0.7-19.4
Some College + 86 19 18.7 11.4-29.2 27 36.9 25.1-50.6 27 34.4 22.2-49.0 8 6.9 3.0-15.4 5 3.0 1.1- 8.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 70 21 28.9 18.1-42.7 16 31.8 19.3-47.6 22 29.1 18.4-42.8 5 5.4 1.6-16.8 6 4.7 1.8-11.5
$50,000+ 51 7 13.1 6.0-26.2 18 35.3 21.3-52.4 21 45.2 28.5-63.0 5 6.4 2.4-16.1 0 0.0 . - .

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*This question was asked only of respondents who reported doing vigorous 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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