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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Physical Activity-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

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%)
TOTAL 2,082 1,474 69.1 66.4-71.7 608 30.9 28.3-33.6
GENDER
Female 2,082 1,474 69.1 66.4-71.7 608 30.9 28.3-33.6
RACE
African American 2,082 1,474 69.1 66.4-71.7 608 30.9 28.3-33.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 41 14 22.5 11.1-40.4 27 77.5 59.6-88.9
-English Speaking 11 9 76.4 38.5-94.3 2 23.6 5.7-61.5
-Spanish Speaking 30 5 11.1 3.5-29.9 25 88.9 70.1-96.5
Non-Hispanic 2,041 1,460 71.0 68.4-73.4 581 29.0 26.6-31.6
AGE
18-24 123 88 67.1 55.9-76.7 35 32.9 23.3-44.1
25-34 335 260 73.9 65.9-80.6 75 26.1 19.4-34.1
35-44 434 325 71.7 66.0-76.9 109 28.3 23.1-34.0
45-54 424 292 65.5 59.6-71.0 132 34.5 29.0-40.4
55-64 358 259 76.1 70.7-80.7 99 23.9 19.3-29.3
65-74 234 160 65.7 57.8-72.8 74 34.3 27.2-42.2
75+ 159 80 55.0 46.1-63.6 79 45.0 36.4-53.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 406 237 55.0 48.8-61.1 169 45.0 38.9-51.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 716 493 68.2 63.2-72.8 223 31.8 27.2-36.8
Some Post-H.S. 522 398 74.6 69.5-79.2 124 25.4 20.8-30.5
College Graduate 434 344 77.2 71.2-82.3 90 22.8 17.7-28.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 457 295 61.3 55.5-66.9 162 38.7 33.1-44.5
$15,000- 24,999 501 349 68.3 63.0-73.3 152 31.7 26.7-37.0
$25,000- 34,999 315 234 76.4 70.3-81.5 81 23.6 18.5-29.7
$35,000- 49,999 210 163 76.9 68.4-83.7 47 23.1 16.3-31.6
$50,000-74,999 156 133 80.8 68.8-88.9 23 19.2 11.1-31.2
$75,000+ 131 113 87.8 80.3-92.7 18 12.2 7.3-19.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 755 456 60.5 56.1-64.7 299 39.5 35.3-43.9
No 1,269 978 73.9 70.2-77.2 291 26.1 22.8-29.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 71 58 85.8 75.6-92.2 13 14.2 7.8-24.4
Non-Veteran 2,009 1,416 68.6 65.8-71.3 593 31.4 28.7-34.2

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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.

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