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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Physical Activity-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

Now, thinking about the vigorous physical activities you do when you are not working in a usual week, do you do vigorous activities for at least 10 minutes at a time, such as running, aerobics, heavy yard work, or anything else that causes large increases in breathing or heart rate?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2,077 506 24.4 22.2-26.8 1,571 75.6 73.2-77.8
GENDER
Female 2,077 506 24.4 22.2-26.8 1,571 75.6 73.2-77.8
RACE
African American 2,077 506 24.4 22.2-26.8 1,571 75.6 73.2-77.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 41 12 28.4 14.1-48.9 29 71.6 51.1-85.9
-English Speaking 11 8 78.5 46.9-93.8 3 21.5 6.2-53.1
-Spanish Speaking 30 4 17.7 6.0-41.9 26 82.3 58.1-94.0
Non-Hispanic 2,036 494 24.3 22.0-26.7 1,542 75.7 73.3-78.0
AGE
18-24 123 44 34.6 25.4-45.1 79 65.4 54.9-74.6
25-34 334 115 31.6 25.9-37.9 219 68.4 62.1-74.1
35-44 433 138 30.4 25.5-35.8 295 69.6 64.2-74.5
45-54 423 106 22.8 18.5-27.9 317 77.2 72.1-81.5
55-64 356 68 20.6 15.8-26.3 288 79.4 73.7-84.2
65-74 234 27 9.3 5.9-14.4 207 90.7 85.6-94.1
75+ 159 5 4.1 1.4-11.3 154 95.9 88.7-98.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 406 49 13.4 9.4-18.8 357 86.6 81.2-90.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 714 154 22.0 18.4-26.2 560 78.0 73.8-81.6
Some Post-H.S. 521 138 26.2 21.8-31.2 383 73.8 68.8-78.2
College Graduate 432 165 37.0 31.5-42.7 267 63.0 57.3-68.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 455 77 16.7 13.0-21.3 378 83.3 78.7-87.0
$15,000- 24,999 501 106 18.8 15.1-23.1 395 81.2 76.9-84.9
$25,000- 34,999 313 82 27.0 21.1-33.8 231 73.0 66.2-78.9
$35,000- 49,999 209 80 38.6 30.7-47.2 129 61.4 52.8-69.3
$50,000-74,999 156 61 33.1 25.0-42.2 95 66.9 57.8-75.0
$75,000+ 131 49 38.6 29.4-48.6 82 61.4 51.4-70.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 754 96 12.8 10.0-16.3 658 87.2 83.7-90.0
No 1,268 396 30.3 27.2-33.6 872 69.7 66.4-72.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 71 31 45.5 31.8-59.9 40 54.5 40.1-68.2
Non-Veteran 2,004 475 23.7 21.5-26.2 1,529 76.3 73.8-78.5

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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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