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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Cumberland 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
-Cumberland County 258 164 57.4 49.4-65.1 59 20.3 15.2-26.5 35 22.3 15.4-31.3
GENDER
Male 115 69 50.7 39.7-61.6 22 18.8 12.1-28.0 24 30.5 20.2-43.3
Female 143 95 68.0 58.9-75.9 37 22.6 16.1-30.8 11 9.4 5.0-16.9
RACE
White 154 104 59.2 48.5-69.1 30 18.7 12.4-27.2 20 22.1 13.2-34.5
Other 103 60 55.2 43.0-66.8 28 21.9 14.3-32.0 15 22.8 13.2-36.7
AGE
18-44 142 85 52.3 41.8-62.6 32 19.4 13.1-27.8 25 28.3 18.7-40.4
45+ 115 78 67.5 57.0-76.4 27 22.0 14.8-31.6 10 10.5 5.3-19.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 72 39 43.1 28.9-58.6 19 16.8 9.6-27.6 14 40.1 24.0-58.6
Some College + 185 125 64.1 55.4-71.9 39 21.2 15.1-29.0 21 14.7 9.4-22.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 130 74 47.2 36.0-58.6 32 20.2 13.3-29.6 24 32.6 21.4-46.2
$50,000+ 114 83 72.0 61.8-80.3 23 20.0 13.0-29.5 8 8.0 3.7-16.2

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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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