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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Physical Activity-AFRICAN AMERICAN MALES

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 893 647 73.7 69.8-77.2 246 26.3 22.8-30.2
GENDER
Male 893 647 73.7 69.8-77.2 246 26.3 22.8-30.2
RACE
African American 893 647 73.7 69.8-77.2 246 26.3 22.8-30.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 44 19 38.1 22.1-57.2 25 61.9 42.8-77.9
-English Speaking 16 11 55.8 24.4-83.2 5 44.2 16.8-75.6
-Spanish Speaking 28 8 30.7 13.7-55.4 20 69.3 44.6-86.3
Non-Hispanic 849 628 76.6 72.9-80.0 221 23.4 20.0-27.1
AGE
18-24 55 42 78.2 64.0-87.9 13 21.8 12.1-36.0
25-34 129 92 73.4 63.8-81.2 37 26.6 18.8-36.2
35-44 170 128 75.5 67.3-82.2 42 24.5 17.8-32.7
45-54 213 157 69.7 61.1-77.2 56 30.3 22.8-38.9
55-64 164 126 81.9 74.8-87.4 38 18.1 12.6-25.2
65-74 108 70 63.8 53.0-73.4 38 36.2 26.6-47.0
75+ 53 32 64.9 49.7-77.6 21 35.1 22.4-50.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 201 121 60.5 50.2-70.0 80 39.5 30.0-49.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 331 230 72.6 66.5-78.0 101 27.4 22.0-33.5
Some Post-H.S. 191 155 80.8 72.7-86.9 36 19.2 13.1-27.3
College Graduate 168 140 83.8 76.6-89.1 28 16.2 10.9-23.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 148 100 61.9 50.9-71.9 48 38.1 28.1-49.1
$15,000- 24,999 198 128 62.7 53.4-71.2 70 37.3 28.8-46.6
$25,000- 34,999 130 104 78.6 68.3-86.2 26 21.4 13.8-31.7
$35,000- 49,999 121 92 80.1 70.8-87.0 29 19.9 13.0-29.2
$50,000-74,999 84 67 85.0 75.4-91.3 17 15.0 8.7-24.6
$75,000+ 86 70 77.7 64.9-86.8 16 22.3 13.2-35.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 324 222 69.0 62.4-75.0 102 31.0 25.0-37.6
No 537 403 75.9 70.9-80.2 134 24.1 19.8-29.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 245 176 74.1 67.2-80.0 69 25.9 20.0-32.8
Non-Veteran 647 470 73.6 69.0-77.7 177 26.4 22.3-31.0

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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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