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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Physical Activity

On days when you do moderate activities for at least 10 minutes at a time,how much total time per day do you spend doing these activities?*

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Respond.^
10-20 minutes 21-30 minutes 31-60 minutes 1-2 hours More than 2 hours
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 12,901 2,663 19.2 18.3-20.1 4,407 33.2 32.1-34.4 3,804 30.6 29.5-31.7 1,189 10.0 9.3-10.7 838 7.1 6.5- 7.7
-Eastern NC 4,050 795 18.5 16.9-20.3 1,412 33.6 31.7-35.6 1,168 29.8 28.0-31.8 379 10.5 9.2-11.9 296 7.6 6.6- 8.7
GENDER
Male 1,406 212 15.6 12.9-18.7 414 29.3 26.3-32.6 447 31.3 28.2-34.6 179 13.6 11.3-16.3 154 10.2 8.5-12.2
Female 2,644 583 21.3 19.4-23.2 998 37.5 35.2-39.8 721 28.5 26.4-30.7 200 7.6 6.4- 9.0 142 5.1 4.2- 6.2
RACE
White 2,857 550 18.0 16.3-19.8 1,004 33.5 31.3-35.8 831 30.4 28.2-32.7 268 10.5 9.0-12.3 204 7.6 6.4- 8.9
African American 877 184 19.0 15.9-22.4 291 33.3 29.2-37.6 252 29.3 25.5-33.5 89 11.4 8.8-14.6 61 7.0 5.2- 9.4
Other Minorities 306 60 22.3 13.4-34.7 113 35.1 27.6-43.4 82 26.1 19.9-33.3 21 7.7 4.3-13.4 30 8.9 5.7-13.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 139 21 13.7 7.6-23.4 61 40.6 30.3-51.8 43 31.3 22.3-42.1 6 7.9 2.1-25.8 8 6.5 2.9-14.0
Non-Hispanic 3,909 773 18.8 17.1-20.6 1,350 33.2 31.3-35.2 1,125 29.8 27.9-31.7 373 10.6 9.3-12.0 288 7.6 6.6- 8.7
AGE
18-24 222 35 15.9 9.8-24.9 74 33.0 25.5-41.5 68 28.7 21.6-36.9 24 13.8 8.6-21.4 21 8.7 5.4-13.6
25-34 610 113 18.3 14.8-22.5 201 30.2 26.1-34.6 192 34.2 29.8-38.9 64 10.5 8.0-13.7 40 6.8 4.8- 9.5
35-44 773 147 18.3 15.3-21.7 280 35.2 31.3-39.3 227 30.4 26.7-34.5 61 8.9 6.7-11.8 58 7.2 5.3- 9.6
45-54 817 179 20.7 17.6-24.2 284 34.4 30.5-38.5 227 27.8 24.3-31.7 69 9.6 7.3-12.4 58 7.5 5.6-10.0
55-64 770 135 17.2 14.2-20.7 285 36.4 32.3-40.6 221 28.4 24.7-32.5 79 10.7 8.3-13.6 50 7.3 5.3-10.0
65-74 537 107 18.5 15.1-22.5 179 31.2 26.9-35.7 156 31.1 26.6-36.1 52 10.0 7.4-13.5 43 9.2 6.6-12.6
75+ 303 76 23.9 18.7-30.1 103 34.4 28.1-41.3 70 24.1 18.7-30.5 29 10.5 6.9-15.8 25 7.1 4.5-11.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 461 110 20.6 16.0-26.0 166 32.2 26.3-38.7 107 27.0 21.6-33.2 43 12.5 8.0-19.0 35 7.7 5.2-11.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,320 268 18.8 15.6-22.5 413 31.4 27.9-35.1 396 29.2 26.0-32.7 131 11.1 8.9-13.9 112 9.4 7.5-11.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,107 195 18.0 15.2-21.2 404 34.5 31.0-38.2 322 30.1 26.6-33.9 96 9.5 7.4-12.2 90 7.8 6.1-10.0
College Graduate 1,158 222 17.9 15.5-20.5 429 36.3 33.1-39.6 340 31.5 28.3-34.9 108 9.6 7.8-11.8 59 4.7 3.5- 6.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 445 134 28.9 23.8-34.7 149 32.5 27.1-38.4 105 25.1 20.3-30.6 29 7.8 5.0-12.0 28 5.8 3.7- 8.9
$15,000- 24,999 717 138 18.3 14.7-22.6 246 34.1 29.4-39.2 201 27.2 23.1-31.7 76 12.1 8.5-16.9 56 8.3 6.0-11.5
$25,000- 34,999 542 112 21.1 15.1-28.6 174 28.6 23.3-34.7 162 31.4 25.5-37.9 47 9.6 6.4-14.0 47 9.4 6.6-13.1
$35,000- 49,999 632 102 17.5 14.1-21.4 235 35.8 31.4-40.5 187 29.7 25.6-34.3 62 10.4 7.8-13.7 46 6.6 4.7- 9.2
$50,000-74,999 607 110 17.4 14.0-21.4 205 34.0 29.5-38.8 201 32.7 28.3-37.4 54 9.5 7.0-12.9 37 6.4 4.4- 9.1
$75,000+ 624 107 16.3 13.2-20.0 222 33.8 29.7-38.2 189 31.9 27.7-36.4 66 11.8 9.0-15.4 40 6.2 4.3- 8.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,171 288 25.0 21.0-29.4 401 33.5 29.9-37.3 298 25.5 22.4-29.0 115 10.5 8.2-13.3 69 5.5 4.2- 7.3
No 2,820 496 16.2 14.6-18.0 993 33.7 31.4-36.0 851 31.3 29.1-33.7 261 10.6 9.0-12.3 219 8.2 7.0- 9.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 673 87 10.8 8.5-13.7 196 28.9 25.0-33.2 233 36.5 31.8-41.3 83 12.7 9.9-16.1 74 11.1 8.5-14.4
Non-Veteran 3,373 707 20.4 18.5-22.4 1,215 34.7 32.6-36.9 933 28.2 26.2-30.3 296 10.0 8.5-11.6 222 6.7 5.7- 7.9

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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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