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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Physical Activity-AFRICAN AMERICAN MALES

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 889 374 46.5 42.1-50.9 515 53.5 49.1-57.9
GENDER
Male 889 374 46.5 42.1-50.9 515 53.5 49.1-57.9
RACE
African American 889 374 46.5 42.1-50.9 515 53.5 49.1-57.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 44 15 34.5 19.1-54.1 29 65.5 45.9-80.9
-English Speaking 16 6 38.2 13.5-71.0 10 61.8 29.0-86.5
-Spanish Speaking 28 9 33.0 15.4-57.0 19 67.0 43.0-84.6
Non-Hispanic 845 359 47.5 43.0-52.0 486 52.5 48.0-57.0
AGE
18-24 54 32 59.4 43.6-73.5 22 40.6 26.5-56.4
25-34 128 82 63.6 53.2-72.9 46 36.4 27.1-46.8
35-44 170 91 55.4 46.7-63.7 79 44.6 36.3-53.3
45-54 212 77 34.0 26.8-42.0 135 66.0 58.0-73.2
55-64 163 60 39.4 30.9-48.6 103 60.6 51.4-69.1
65-74 108 22 17.9 11.4-27.0 86 82.1 73.0-88.6
75+ 53 10 24.2 12.4-41.7 43 75.8 58.3-87.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 199 44 29.9 19.9-42.4 155 70.1 57.6-80.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 330 136 47.1 40.3-53.9 194 52.9 46.1-59.7
Some Post-H.S. 191 98 51.2 41.7-60.5 93 48.8 39.5-58.3
College Graduate 167 96 61.1 52.5-69.2 71 38.9 30.8-47.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 147 32 25.4 17.1-36.1 115 74.6 63.9-82.9
$15,000- 24,999 198 70 35.7 27.5-44.9 128 64.3 55.1-72.5
$25,000- 34,999 129 62 50.3 39.5-61.1 67 49.7 38.9-60.5
$35,000- 49,999 121 63 60.8 49.0-71.5 58 39.2 28.5-51.0
$50,000-74,999 83 48 57.7 43.1-71.1 35 42.3 28.9-56.9
$75,000+ 86 55 69.5 58.0-79.0 31 30.5 21.0-42.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 324 81 25.8 20.3-32.3 243 74.2 67.7-79.7
No 538 283 56.5 51.0-61.9 255 43.5 38.1-49.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 244 98 44.4 37.0-52.0 146 55.6 48.0-63.0
Non-Veteran 644 276 47.1 42.0-52.4 368 52.9 47.6-58.0

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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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