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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance County

Physical Activity

On days when you do vigorous activities for at least 10 minutes at a time, how much total time per day do you spend doing these activities?*

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  Total
Respond.^
10-20 minutes 21-30 minutes 31-60 minutes 1-2 hours More than 2 hours
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,972 754 12.0 11.0-13.2 1,608 27.4 25.8-29.0 2,145 36.3 34.6-38.0 889 14.5 13.3-15.8 576 9.8 8.7-11.0
-Alamance County 137 22 15.3 9.6-23.5 43 26.8 19.2-36.0 42 31.3 21.6-42.9 19 16.6 9.8-26.8 11 10.0 4.4-21.0
GENDER
Male 51 10 16.8 8.5-30.5 11 15.0 7.6-27.2 16 34.8 19.8-53.6 9 20.9 10.2-38.2 5 12.5 4.1-32.5
Female 86 12 13.6 7.4-23.6 32 40.6 29.4-52.9 26 27.2 17.8-39.2 10 11.5 5.7-21.9 6 7.0 2.7-17.3
RACE
White 105 16 17.0 10.0-27.2 34 28.7 19.8-39.7 31 25.8 16.5-38.0 15 17.6 9.5-30.3 9 10.9 4.1-25.6
Other 31 6 11.5 4.3-27.2 9 22.3 10.5-41.2 10 44.0 23.2-67.2 4 14.4 5.0-34.8 2 7.9 1.8-28.1
AGE
18-44 81 16 16.1 9.4-26.2 30 28.2 18.9-39.7 18 28.7 17.1-44.0 11 16.1 8.2-29.2 6 10.9 4.1-25.7
45+ 56 6 12.9 5.0-29.3 13 22.4 12.6-36.7 24 39.3 26.4-53.9 8 18.3 8.8-34.2 5 7.0 2.6-17.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 51 9 13.7 6.3-27.2 11 14.9 7.1-28.6 20 46.5 28.8-65.2 4 11.8 4.2-28.8 7 13.1 5.3-28.7
Some College + 86 13 16.2 9.1-27.3 32 33.2 22.9-45.5 22 23.1 13.4-36.7 15 19.2 10.3-32.9 4 8.3 2.2-26.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 70 13 19.8 10.9-33.4 22 31.1 20.0-45.1 24 33.0 21.4-47.2 6 12.6 4.6-30.2 5 3.4 1.3- 8.7
$50,000+ 51 7 13.4 6.1-26.9 17 27.4 16.2-42.4 13 23.7 11.6-42.5 11 21.4 10.6-38.4 3 14.2 4.0-39.5

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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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