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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Physical Activity

How many days per week do you do these moderate 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 13,333 684 5.0 4.6- 5.6 1,650 12.2 11.5-13.0 4,496 34.3 33.2-35.4 2,478 18.5 17.6-19.4 4,025 29.9 28.9-31.0
-Eastern NC 4,201 242 5.8 4.9- 6.8 535 12.6 11.3-14.1 1,419 33.0 31.1-34.9 712 16.6 15.2-18.1 1,293 32.0 30.1-34.0
GENDER
Male 1,448 93 7.1 5.5- 9.0 189 13.0 10.8-15.5 460 30.6 27.6-33.8 267 17.5 15.2-20.1 439 31.9 28.6-35.4
Female 2,753 149 4.6 3.8- 5.6 346 12.3 10.8-13.9 959 35.1 32.9-37.4 445 15.8 14.2-17.5 854 32.1 30.0-34.4
RACE
White 2,947 156 5.0 4.1- 6.1 333 11.4 9.8-13.1 993 32.9 30.7-35.2 536 18.3 16.6-20.2 929 32.4 30.2-34.7
African American 932 64 6.9 5.1- 9.4 153 16.3 13.4-19.8 329 35.9 31.9-40.1 127 11.9 9.6-14.6 259 28.9 25.1-33.0
Other Minorities 312 21 9.4 4.9-17.2 48 13.2 9.3-18.4 92 25.7 19.7-32.6 47 14.3 10.2-19.7 104 37.4 28.3-47.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 142 15 16.6 8.9-29.0 25 16.9 8.9-29.6 44 27.6 19.4-37.7 13 7.0 3.6-13.4 45 31.9 22.9-42.4
Non-Hispanic 4,057 227 5.2 4.4- 6.1 509 12.4 11.1-13.8 1,374 33.3 31.4-35.2 699 17.1 15.7-18.7 1,248 32.0 30.0-34.1
AGE
18-24 228 10 5.0 2.4-10.2 31 14.6 9.3-22.1 74 29.4 22.5-37.4 33 13.8 9.2-20.2 80 37.3 29.1-46.2
25-34 626 25 5.2 3.2- 8.4 68 9.9 7.6-12.9 226 35.2 30.9-39.7 107 17.0 13.9-20.7 200 32.6 28.3-37.2
35-44 790 43 4.7 3.4- 6.5 97 11.8 9.4-14.7 279 33.8 30.0-37.8 119 16.8 13.8-20.3 252 32.9 29.1-37.0
45-54 847 56 7.1 5.2- 9.6 129 16.1 13.3-19.4 283 33.3 29.5-37.3 151 17.2 14.5-20.4 228 26.2 22.8-30.0
55-64 800 45 6.5 4.5- 9.2 101 11.0 8.8-13.7 278 35.3 31.4-39.4 147 17.3 14.3-20.7 229 29.9 26.1-34.0
65-74 558 38 6.3 4.3- 9.1 66 12.0 9.2-15.5 187 31.9 27.6-36.5 97 18.2 14.7-22.3 170 31.5 27.1-36.3
75+ 331 25 6.8 4.4-10.4 40 12.1 8.5-17.0 85 26.7 21.1-33.0 54 15.1 11.4-19.8 127 39.3 33.0-46.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 490 41 10.4 6.7-16.0 88 18.1 13.4-24.0 121 24.2 19.5-29.7 61 12.3 8.4-17.7 179 34.9 29.3-40.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,378 93 6.4 5.0- 8.2 176 11.7 9.6-14.3 463 32.6 29.2-36.2 215 15.1 12.8-17.6 431 34.1 30.4-38.1
Some Post-H.S. 1,149 64 5.0 3.7- 6.7 138 12.4 10.1-15.2 395 34.5 31.0-38.1 192 15.9 13.4-18.7 360 32.3 28.7-36.0
College Graduate 1,180 44 3.5 2.5- 5.0 131 11.2 9.2-13.5 439 36.2 33.0-39.5 243 21.7 19.0-24.6 323 27.5 24.5-30.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 464 31 6.2 4.1- 9.3 71 14.7 11.2-19.1 120 26.3 21.4-31.9 68 14.0 10.5-18.5 174 38.8 33.1-44.8
$15,000- 24,999 741 55 8.7 5.9-12.7 118 17.4 13.2-22.6 236 31.8 27.5-36.5 92 10.9 8.5-13.8 240 31.2 26.8-36.0
$25,000- 34,999 564 41 7.1 4.9-10.3 65 9.6 7.1-12.8 180 29.8 24.2-36.0 99 17.5 13.2-22.8 179 36.0 29.5-43.1
$35,000- 49,999 650 34 4.8 3.2- 7.1 77 11.1 8.6-14.2 227 33.8 29.5-38.3 121 19.0 15.5-23.0 191 31.4 27.2-35.9
$50,000-74,999 620 19 3.1 1.8- 5.2 76 14.1 10.6-18.4 222 34.2 29.9-38.8 116 18.7 15.3-22.7 187 29.9 25.7-34.5
$75,000+ 637 24 4.4 2.8- 6.8 58 9.6 7.2-12.6 251 37.8 33.6-42.3 142 23.3 19.6-27.5 162 24.9 21.2-29.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,226 91 6.0 4.7- 7.6 175 14.2 11.8-17.1 381 31.8 28.4-35.5 168 12.8 10.6-15.4 411 35.1 31.1-39.4
No 2,908 144 5.5 4.4- 6.8 349 12.0 10.4-13.7 1,027 33.8 31.6-36.1 530 17.8 16.1-19.7 858 30.9 28.7-33.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 696 38 4.8 3.3- 6.8 69 8.3 6.3-10.8 221 32.5 28.1-37.2 153 23.4 19.7-27.5 215 31.1 27.0-35.4
Non-Veteran 3,500 204 6.0 5.0- 7.3 465 13.6 12.1-15.3 1,196 33.1 31.1-35.2 558 14.9 13.5-16.5 1,077 32.3 30.1-34.5

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*This question was asked only of respondents who reported doing moderate 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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