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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Physical Activity

On days when you do moderate activities for at least 10 minutes at a time,how much total time per day do you spend doing these activities?*

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  Total
Respond.^
10-20 minutes 21-30 minutes 31-60 minutes 1-2 hours More than 2 hours
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 12,901 2,663 19.2 18.3-20.1 4,407 33.2 32.1-34.4 3,804 30.6 29.5-31.7 1,189 10.0 9.3-10.7 838 7.1 6.5- 7.7
-Piedmont NC 7,326 1,570 19.9 18.8-21.1 2,493 33.7 32.2-35.2 2,174 30.7 29.2-32.2 655 9.2 8.4-10.2 434 6.5 5.7- 7.3
GENDER
Male 2,676 481 16.6 14.9-18.5 759 29.0 26.8-31.4 866 33.7 31.3-36.2 335 11.9 10.4-13.6 235 8.7 7.4-10.2
Female 4,650 1,089 23.1 21.6-24.6 1,734 38.2 36.4-40.0 1,308 27.8 26.2-29.5 320 6.6 5.8- 7.7 199 4.3 3.6- 5.1
RACE
White 5,919 1,235 19.4 18.1-20.7 2,011 34.3 32.7-36.0 1,776 30.8 29.2-32.5 539 9.3 8.3-10.4 358 6.2 5.4- 7.1
African American 1,068 263 21.4 18.5-24.6 367 32.6 28.8-36.6 294 29.7 25.7-34.0 90 10.3 8.0-13.2 54 6.0 4.3- 8.2
Other Minorities 307 65 23.1 17.7-29.7 100 28.1 22.5-34.6 95 31.7 25.2-39.1 26 6.0 3.8- 9.5 21 11.0 6.3-18.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 277 44 14.0 9.8-19.7 98 33.5 26.7-40.9 100 37.1 29.7-45.2 14 3.5 1.8- 6.9 21 11.9 6.9-19.7
Non-Hispanic 7,043 1,525 20.3 19.1-21.5 2,394 33.7 32.3-35.3 2,070 30.3 28.8-31.8 641 9.6 8.7-10.6 413 6.1 5.4- 6.9
AGE
18-24 324 70 16.3 12.3-21.2 101 32.7 26.4-39.7 100 33.1 26.8-40.2 31 9.9 6.5-15.0 22 8.0 4.9-12.7
25-34 1,059 213 19.2 16.5-22.2 421 37.7 34.2-41.3 290 29.8 26.3-33.5 86 8.3 6.4-10.6 49 5.1 3.6- 7.2
35-44 1,514 302 19.7 17.4-22.2 541 34.6 31.7-37.5 465 31.8 29.0-34.7 130 9.4 7.7-11.4 76 4.6 3.5- 5.9
45-54 1,468 322 20.3 17.9-22.9 474 31.3 28.4-34.3 461 32.3 29.3-35.4 125 9.1 7.4-11.1 86 7.0 5.4- 9.0
55-64 1,335 305 22.9 20.2-25.8 441 33.3 30.3-36.4 381 28.0 25.2-30.9 126 8.9 7.3-10.9 82 6.9 5.4- 8.7
65-74 938 188 19.7 16.8-22.9 279 28.6 25.3-32.1 283 30.2 26.8-33.8 104 11.0 8.9-13.4 84 10.6 8.3-13.5
75+ 657 166 23.2 19.6-27.2 221 33.9 29.6-38.5 184 26.8 23.0-31.0 52 9.4 6.8-12.8 34 6.8 4.5-10.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 860 194 17.7 14.8-21.1 291 31.5 27.0-36.2 215 29.9 24.8-35.5 82 8.2 6.2-10.7 78 12.8 9.2-17.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,996 445 19.8 17.7-22.2 646 32.5 29.6-35.5 562 29.2 26.4-32.2 190 10.2 8.5-12.1 153 8.3 6.9-10.0
Some Post-H.S. 1,816 399 20.9 18.6-23.5 627 34.2 31.2-37.3 518 28.7 25.9-31.6 179 11.1 9.0-13.6 93 5.1 4.0- 6.6
College Graduate 2,644 530 20.0 18.2-22.0 927 35.0 32.7-37.3 875 33.3 31.1-35.6 202 7.6 6.5- 9.0 110 4.0 3.2- 5.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 652 204 27.7 23.3-32.6 202 33.8 28.6-39.4 143 22.0 17.9-26.8 65 10.4 7.1-15.0 38 6.0 3.7- 9.7
$15,000- 24,999 1,115 237 19.2 16.3-22.5 372 32.5 28.6-36.6 318 30.0 25.9-34.4 114 9.2 7.3-11.6 74 9.1 6.5-12.6
$25,000- 34,999 863 173 19.7 16.5-23.3 292 31.9 28.0-36.0 248 30.8 26.7-35.2 86 8.8 6.9-11.3 64 8.8 6.5-11.9
$35,000- 49,999 1,037 221 19.8 16.9-23.1 349 32.7 29.0-36.7 314 30.9 27.0-35.2 88 10.1 7.9-12.9 65 6.4 4.8- 8.5
$50,000-74,999 1,129 221 19.7 16.8-23.0 370 32.5 29.0-36.3 370 32.9 29.4-36.7 107 9.7 7.8-12.0 61 5.2 3.8- 6.9
$75,000+ 1,578 285 17.8 15.7-20.2 573 37.4 34.5-40.4 537 33.4 30.6-36.3 112 7.3 5.8- 9.2 71 4.1 3.1- 5.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,830 469 23.3 20.9-25.9 562 30.0 27.2-32.8 507 27.7 25.0-30.6 173 9.9 8.2-11.9 119 9.2 7.3-11.6
No 5,375 1,071 18.9 17.6-20.3 1,899 35.1 33.4-36.9 1,629 31.4 29.7-33.1 468 8.9 7.9-10.0 308 5.7 4.9- 6.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 867 150 14.8 12.1-17.8 235 28.7 24.8-33.0 275 33.2 29.0-37.7 106 11.4 9.1-14.1 101 11.9 9.6-14.8
Non-Veteran 6,458 1,420 20.6 19.4-21.9 2,257 34.4 32.8-36.0 1,899 30.4 28.8-32.0 549 8.9 8.0-10.0 333 5.7 5.0- 6.6

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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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