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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Cabarrus 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
-Cabarrus County 249 155 58.7 50.7-66.3 65 25.9 19.7-33.3 29 15.3 9.7-23.4
GENDER
Male 107 60 49.3 38.2-60.5 25 26.1 17.1-37.8 22 24.6 15.1-37.4
Female 142 95 70.4 61.3-78.2 40 25.7 18.4-34.6 7 3.9 1.8- 8.2
RACE
White 208 129 60.4 52.0-68.2 58 28.5 21.5-36.8 21 11.1 6.8-17.4
Other 39 24 50.3 29.8-70.7 7 15.3 6.5-31.9 8 34.4 15.4-60.2
AGE
18-44 127 79 56.8 45.6-67.3 33 26.7 18.1-37.5 15 16.5 8.8-28.7
45+ 120 74 61.1 50.8-70.6 32 25.1 17.5-34.7 14 13.7 7.5-23.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 89 46 46.9 34.1-60.2 28 28.3 18.3-41.0 15 24.8 13.3-41.6
Some College + 160 109 65.7 56.0-74.3 37 24.5 17.0-34.1 14 9.7 5.3-17.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 111 57 49.5 38.2-60.9 35 29.7 20.3-41.2 19 20.8 12.6-32.3
$50,000+ 112 82 69.8 58.6-79.1 22 22.7 14.4-33.9 8 7.5 3.6-15.2

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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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