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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Exercise

During the past month, other than your regular job, did you participate in any physical activities or exercises such as running, calisthenics, golf, gardening, or walking for exercise?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 17,247 12,560 74.4 73.5-75.3 4,687 25.6 24.7-26.5
-Piedmont NC 9,681 7,184 76.0 74.8-77.1 2,497 24.0 22.9-25.2
GENDER
Male 3,529 2,751 79.3 77.4-81.1 778 20.7 18.9-22.6
Female 6,152 4,433 72.8 71.3-74.2 1,719 27.2 25.8-28.7
RACE
White 7,518 5,767 79.6 78.4-80.8 1,751 20.4 19.2-21.6
African American 1,575 1,049 68.9 65.7-72.0 526 31.1 28.0-34.3
Other Minorities 547 333 61.0 55.3-66.4 214 39.0 33.6-44.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 557 304 55.1 49.4-60.6 253 44.9 39.4-50.6
Non-Hispanic 9,118 6,875 78.3 77.2-79.4 2,243 21.7 20.6-22.8
AGE
18-24 439 330 77.7 72.5-82.3 109 22.3 17.7-27.5
25-34 1,361 1,054 77.0 74.0-79.8 307 23.0 20.2-26.0
35-44 1,891 1,472 78.6 76.1-80.8 419 21.4 19.2-23.9
45-54 1,843 1,400 76.7 74.3-78.9 443 23.3 21.1-25.7
55-64 1,731 1,256 73.7 71.1-76.2 475 26.3 23.8-28.9
65-74 1,303 927 72.4 69.4-75.2 376 27.6 24.8-30.6
75+ 1,064 705 68.7 65.3-71.9 359 31.3 28.1-34.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,514 839 57.0 53.1-60.9 675 43.0 39.1-46.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,757 1,885 71.2 68.9-73.4 872 28.8 26.6-31.1
Some Post-H.S. 2,301 1,765 78.6 76.2-80.8 536 21.4 19.2-23.8
College Graduate 3,090 2,684 87.9 86.3-89.3 406 12.1 10.7-13.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,043 596 56.5 52.0-61.0 447 43.5 39.0-48.0
$15,000- 24,999 1,644 1,053 64.7 61.2-68.1 591 35.3 31.9-38.8
$25,000- 34,999 1,138 832 74.3 70.7-77.5 306 25.7 22.5-29.3
$35,000- 49,999 1,265 989 78.7 75.6-81.6 276 21.3 18.4-24.4
$50,000-74,999 1,312 1,077 82.9 79.9-85.5 235 17.1 14.5-20.1
$75,000+ 1,813 1,601 89.7 88.0-91.2 212 10.3 8.8-12.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,841 1,741 63.4 61.0-65.9 1,100 36.6 34.1-39.0
No 6,570 5,256 80.5 79.2-81.8 1,314 19.5 18.2-20.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,152 881 78.6 75.5-81.3 271 21.4 18.7-24.5
Non-Veteran 8,517 6,297 75.7 74.4-76.9 2,220 24.3 23.1-25.6

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^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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