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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Cabarrus County

Physical Activity

Now, thinking about the vigorous physical activities you do when you are not working in a usual week, do you do vigorous activities for at least 10 minutes at a time, such as running, aerobics, heavy yard work, or anything else that causes large increases in breathing or heart rate?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 17,008 6,137 41.7 40.7-42.8 10,871 58.3 57.2-59.3
-Cabarrus County 421 144 39.5 33.5-45.9 277 60.5 54.1-66.5
GENDER
Male 161 62 43.9 34.4-53.9 99 56.1 46.1-65.6
Female 260 82 35.0 28.2-42.4 178 65.0 57.6-71.8
RACE
White 354 125 41.4 34.9-48.2 229 58.6 51.8-65.1
Other 64 17 31.5 18.6-48.1 47 68.5 51.9-81.4
AGE
18-44 164 81 51.3 41.5-60.9 83 48.7 39.1-58.5
45+ 255 63 26.0 20.4-32.5 192 74.0 67.5-79.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 191 61 33.9 25.6-43.3 130 66.1 56.7-74.4
Some College + 230 83 44.5 36.4-52.8 147 55.5 47.2-63.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 205 59 37.3 28.7-46.8 146 62.7 53.2-71.3
$50,000+ 144 66 48.3 38.8-57.9 78 51.7 42.1-61.2

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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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