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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Catawba 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
-Catawba County 148 26 18.4 12.1-26.9 40 22.2 15.6-30.6 52 34.9 25.9-45.1 21 18.1 10.4-29.6 9 6.4 3.2-12.3
GENDER
Male 70 14 19.5 11.0-32.2 18 20.8 12.6-32.4 21 31.3 19.4-46.2 11 20.1 9.9-36.4 6 8.4 3.6-18.2
Female 78 12 16.9 9.0-29.6 22 23.9 14.5-36.9 31 39.4 26.8-53.6 10 15.7 6.2-34.3 3 4.0 1.2-12.2
RACE
White 135 25 19.6 12.8-28.9 37 21.9 15.1-30.7 49 35.9 26.4-46.6 17 17.6 9.6-30.1 7 5.0 2.3-10.6
Other 13 1 3.6 0.5-22.7 3 25.5 8.3-56.5 3 23.6 6.9-56.1 4 24.4 8.3-53.6 2 22.9 6.1-57.8
AGE
18-44 77 9 14.2 7.2-26.1 17 17.5 10.4-27.9 28 36.2 24.4-50.0 16 24.1 13.2-39.8 7 8.0 3.7-16.5
45+ 70 17 27.9 17.5-41.3 23 33.1 21.6-47.1 23 29.4 19.3-42.1 5 6.3 2.5-14.7 2 3.3 0.7-14.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 54 9 18.0 8.6-33.9 15 20.4 11.5-33.4 19 40.5 25.6-57.3 6 10.6 4.5-23.2 5 10.5 4.3-23.5
Some College + 94 17 18.5 11.0-29.5 25 23.4 14.8-34.8 33 31.5 21.2-43.9 15 22.7 11.8-39.2 4 3.9 1.3-10.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 79 10 14.2 7.4-25.5 21 20.8 12.5-32.5 29 39.4 26.6-53.8 14 18.6 9.0-34.5 5 7.0 2.8-16.3
$50,000+ 51 12 23.4 12.6-39.4 15 27.2 15.9-42.5 16 28.5 16.7-44.3 6 15.7 6.5-33.3 2 5.2 1.3-18.6

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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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