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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Catawba 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
-Catawba County 223 135 54.8 46.5-62.9 63 28.8 21.9-36.8 25 16.4 10.5-24.7
GENDER
Male 97 50 47.4 35.9-59.1 26 25.2 16.3-37.0 21 27.4 17.4-40.4
Female 126 85 63.7 52.5-73.7 37 33.0 23.3-44.4 4 3.3 1.0- 9.7
RACE
White 200 121 55.2 46.4-63.7 56 27.6 20.5-36.0 23 17.2 10.8-26.3
Other 23 14 52.2 28.8-74.6 7 37.1 17.0-63.0 2 10.7 2.5-36.4
AGE
18-44 105 61 51.2 39.9-62.4 29 29.8 20.3-41.5 15 19.0 10.8-31.2
45+ 118 74 61.2 51.0-70.5 34 27.0 19.2-36.4 10 11.9 6.2-21.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 95 49 44.2 32.8-56.3 27 32.5 21.5-45.9 19 23.3 14.3-35.6
Some College + 128 86 65.0 53.9-74.7 36 25.2 17.8-34.3 6 9.8 3.6-23.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 128 76 51.0 40.0-61.9 35 28.5 19.4-39.6 17 20.5 11.9-33.2
$50,000+ 75 47 62.9 49.3-74.8 24 32.1 20.8-45.8 4 5.0 1.7-13.5

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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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