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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Physical Activity

How many days per week do you do these moderate activities for at least 10 minutes at a time?

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  Total
Respond.^
1 day 2 days 3-4 days 5-6 days Everyday
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 13,333 684 5.0 4.6- 5.6 1,650 12.2 11.5-13.0 4,496 34.3 33.2-35.4 2,478 18.5 17.6-19.4 4,025 29.9 28.9-31.0
-Piedmont NC 7,550 370 4.8 4.2- 5.6 950 12.5 11.5-13.5 2,575 35.1 33.7-36.6 1,448 19.5 18.2-20.8 2,207 28.0 26.7-29.4
GENDER
Male 2,750 144 5.2 4.2- 6.5 367 13.9 12.3-15.7 909 33.3 31.1-35.7 556 20.9 18.9-23.2 774 26.6 24.4-28.8
Female 4,800 226 4.5 3.8- 5.3 583 11.2 10.1-12.3 1,666 36.9 35.1-38.7 892 18.1 16.7-19.5 1,433 29.5 27.8-31.1
RACE
White 6,095 268 3.9 3.3- 4.6 695 11.5 10.5-12.6 2,100 35.7 34.1-37.3 1,217 20.6 19.2-22.1 1,815 28.3 26.8-29.8
African American 1,113 81 8.2 6.1-10.9 193 15.3 12.8-18.1 369 33.0 29.2-36.9 173 15.3 12.7-18.3 297 28.3 24.4-32.4
Other Minorities 310 21 8.5 4.9-14.5 59 17.7 12.8-24.0 96 34.8 27.9-42.3 51 15.0 10.7-20.6 83 23.9 18.7-30.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 279 20 10.3 5.7-17.9 46 17.5 12.3-24.4 87 31.8 24.7-39.7 49 16.9 11.9-23.3 77 23.6 18.2-29.9
Non-Hispanic 7,265 349 4.5 3.9- 5.2 902 12.2 11.2-13.2 2,486 35.3 33.9-36.8 1,399 19.6 18.4-21.0 2,129 28.3 26.9-29.8
AGE
18-24 337 13 4.1 2.0- 8.2 36 9.3 6.3-13.6 101 31.2 25.2-37.9 72 23.2 17.8-29.7 115 32.1 26.1-38.8
25-34 1,084 55 5.2 3.8- 7.0 144 15.0 12.4-17.9 390 37.7 34.2-41.4 187 16.5 13.9-19.4 308 25.6 22.7-28.9
35-44 1,541 56 3.3 2.4- 4.5 217 14.3 12.2-16.6 595 39.5 36.6-42.5 269 18.1 15.8-20.7 404 24.8 22.4-27.5
45-54 1,500 80 6.1 4.5- 8.1 165 10.3 8.6-12.3 533 35.5 32.6-38.6 322 21.8 19.3-24.5 400 26.3 23.6-29.2
55-64 1,374 64 4.8 3.6- 6.2 173 11.7 9.8-13.9 465 34.1 31.2-37.2 261 18.8 16.5-21.4 411 30.6 27.7-33.6
65-74 981 54 5.1 3.8- 6.8 126 12.0 9.9-14.5 304 32.4 29.0-36.0 193 19.6 16.8-22.8 304 31.0 27.6-34.6
75+ 696 45 6.8 4.7- 9.7 85 13.6 10.6-17.4 175 24.2 20.6-28.2 137 20.8 17.3-24.9 254 34.5 30.4-38.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 910 86 9.1 6.7-12.2 166 16.6 13.3-20.4 230 27.6 23.2-32.5 116 13.1 9.9-17.0 312 33.7 29.0-38.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,072 115 5.7 4.4- 7.4 262 12.7 10.8-14.9 690 33.3 30.6-36.1 389 20.1 17.5-22.8 616 28.2 25.7-30.9
Some Post-H.S. 1,873 80 4.2 3.1- 5.7 219 11.0 9.4-12.8 646 35.8 32.9-38.9 389 19.4 17.1-22.1 539 29.5 26.7-32.5
College Graduate 2,685 88 3.2 2.5- 4.2 303 12.1 10.6-13.8 1,006 38.5 36.2-40.9 552 21.2 19.3-23.3 736 24.9 23.0-27.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 688 46 5.7 4.0- 8.1 113 15.1 11.7-19.2 157 24.1 19.6-29.2 100 13.9 10.4-18.2 272 41.3 36.1-46.8
$15,000- 24,999 1,161 80 9.5 6.9-12.9 163 14.2 11.3-17.6 363 30.2 26.5-34.3 191 16.5 13.6-19.9 364 29.6 26.0-33.5
$25,000- 34,999 884 53 6.3 4.2- 9.2 108 11.1 8.8-13.9 302 35.8 31.8-40.1 171 17.9 14.9-21.2 250 29.0 25.1-33.2
$35,000- 49,999 1,058 44 3.9 2.8- 5.5 133 12.5 10.2-15.3 397 39.1 35.2-43.2 202 18.2 15.4-21.3 282 26.2 22.5-30.3
$50,000-74,999 1,146 44 3.9 2.7- 5.7 142 13.0 10.7-15.7 428 38.2 34.6-42.0 250 22.4 19.2-26.0 282 22.4 19.5-25.6
$75,000+ 1,609 49 2.7 2.0- 3.7 170 11.6 9.8-13.6 627 39.5 36.7-42.5 326 20.4 18.0-22.9 437 25.8 23.3-28.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,911 122 6.2 4.9- 7.8 283 14.0 12.0-16.1 551 30.3 27.5-33.1 327 17.5 15.2-20.1 628 32.1 29.3-35.0
No 5,506 244 4.5 3.8- 5.4 651 12.1 11.0-13.3 1,983 36.6 34.9-38.3 1,099 20.2 18.8-21.7 1,529 26.6 25.1-28.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 890 38 3.9 2.7- 5.5 104 13.2 10.5-16.4 284 31.8 28.1-35.8 187 22.7 18.8-27.2 277 28.5 24.8-32.5
Non-Veteran 6,659 332 5.0 4.3- 5.8 846 12.4 11.4-13.5 2,291 35.6 34.0-37.2 1,261 19.0 17.8-20.4 1,929 28.0 26.5-29.5

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*This question was asked only of respondents who reported doing moderate activities at least 10 minutes at a time.

^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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