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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Cumberland County

Physical Activity

Now, thinking about the moderate physical activities you do when you are not working in a usual week, do you do moderate activities for at least 10 minutes at a time such as brisk walking,bicycling, vacuuming, gardening, or anything else that causes small increases in breathing or heart rate?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 17,056 13,422 78.8 77.9-79.6 3,634 21.2 20.4-22.1
-Cumberland County 451 355 80.8 76.1-84.7 96 19.2 15.3-23.9
GENDER
Male 158 124 80.1 72.0-86.3 34 19.9 13.7-28.0
Female 293 231 81.4 76.2-85.8 62 18.6 14.2-23.8
RACE
White 281 227 82.5 76.5-87.3 54 17.5 12.7-23.5
Other 167 126 78.1 70.2-84.4 41 21.9 15.6-29.8
AGE
18-44 205 177 90.1 85.1-93.6 28 9.9 6.4-14.9
45+ 243 175 67.1 59.4-74.0 68 32.9 26.0-40.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 165 126 81.5 73.8-87.3 39 18.5 12.7-26.2
Some College + 285 228 80.2 74.1-85.2 57 19.8 14.8-25.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 256 200 80.2 73.4-85.5 56 19.8 14.5-26.6
$50,000+ 152 124 83.6 76.4-88.9 28 16.4 11.1-23.6

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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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