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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Physical Activity

How many days per week do you do these vigorous 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 6,075 1,352 21.5 20.1-23.0 1,366 22.0 20.6-23.5 2,157 36.2 34.6-38.0 721 11.8 10.8-12.9 479 8.4 7.4- 9.6
-Piedmont NC 3,488 748 20.8 19.0-22.8 821 23.0 21.1-24.9 1,262 36.5 34.3-38.8 403 12.3 10.8-13.9 254 7.4 6.2- 8.9
GENDER
Male 1,605 356 21.9 19.3-24.8 380 22.6 20.1-25.3 544 34.7 31.6-37.9 207 13.2 11.2-15.6 118 7.5 5.7- 9.8
Female 1,883 392 19.2 17.0-21.5 441 23.6 21.0-26.3 718 39.2 36.3-42.1 196 10.9 9.2-12.8 136 7.2 5.9- 8.9
RACE
White 2,865 600 20.7 18.7-22.9 657 22.4 20.4-24.5 1,066 37.7 35.3-40.2 341 12.6 11.0-14.4 201 6.6 5.5- 7.9
African American 462 115 20.7 16.5-25.7 114 23.9 18.9-29.7 152 33.4 27.5-39.9 47 10.8 7.5-15.3 34 11.1 6.4-18.8
Other Minorities 144 31 23.4 14.3-35.9 43 28.6 20.0-39.1 39 28.0 19.1-39.1 14 12.0 6.5-21.1 17 7.9 4.4-13.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 129 27 20.2 11.5-32.9 29 24.7 15.7-36.5 40 29.4 20.1-40.8 17 14.7 8.5-24.3 16 11.0 6.1-19.0
Non-Hispanic 3,355 720 20.9 19.0-22.8 792 22.9 21.1-24.9 1,220 36.9 34.7-39.2 385 12.1 10.7-13.7 238 7.2 5.9- 8.7
AGE
18-24 216 37 18.0 12.0-26.1 47 20.6 14.8-28.1 76 37.7 29.7-46.4 30 11.7 7.5-18.0 26 11.9 7.0-19.4
25-34 631 123 20.0 16.5-24.0 162 25.3 21.3-29.7 235 36.8 32.2-41.6 74 11.7 8.8-15.3 37 6.2 4.2- 9.1
35-44 868 178 20.0 17.0-23.4 211 22.7 19.5-26.2 334 39.4 35.5-43.4 95 13.1 10.5-16.3 50 4.8 3.5- 6.7
45-54 737 164 23.5 19.8-27.6 178 24.2 20.6-28.2 253 31.6 27.7-35.7 90 13.6 10.6-17.2 52 7.2 5.2-10.0
55-64 549 140 25.0 20.9-29.6 117 22.3 18.2-27.0 193 35.4 30.8-40.3 55 8.9 6.6-12.0 44 8.4 5.9-11.9
65-74 328 72 19.8 15.3-25.1 73 21.2 16.4-26.8 117 37.5 31.6-43.9 37 12.6 8.8-17.8 29 8.9 5.9-13.2
75+ 148 30 21.4 14.0-31.4 32 19.8 13.6-27.9 49 33.6 25.0-43.5 21 17.5 10.7-27.3 16 7.7 4.5-12.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 277 68 20.5 14.0-29.1 68 23.5 16.7-32.1 80 33.7 25.4-43.0 25 10.1 5.7-17.2 36 12.2 6.3-22.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 843 211 21.4 18.0-25.3 199 25.6 21.5-30.1 279 32.2 28.0-36.8 81 12.3 9.1-16.4 73 8.5 6.2-11.4
Some Post-H.S. 811 175 21.8 17.8-26.3 201 22.4 18.9-26.2 276 36.1 31.3-41.2 92 11.0 8.5-14.2 67 8.8 6.4-11.9
College Graduate 1,556 294 20.1 17.6-22.7 353 21.8 19.4-24.4 626 39.7 36.8-42.8 205 13.5 11.5-15.7 78 4.9 3.7- 6.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 204 56 22.9 15.1-33.3 41 17.3 11.6-25.0 54 38.4 28.1-49.9 28 10.0 5.9-16.3 25 11.4 6.7-18.7
$15,000- 24,999 419 96 19.0 14.1-25.2 97 23.6 18.0-30.3 137 34.0 27.5-41.1 40 11.6 7.7-17.1 49 11.8 8.0-17.1
$25,000- 34,999 412 89 22.2 16.6-29.2 107 25.3 20.2-31.2 134 32.2 26.5-38.5 50 12.1 8.5-16.9 32 8.2 5.1-13.0
$35,000- 49,999 515 108 19.0 15.0-23.6 135 25.4 20.9-30.6 190 36.0 30.6-41.7 54 10.7 7.8-14.6 28 8.9 4.3-17.5
$50,000-74,999 588 123 21.9 17.9-26.5 141 20.2 16.7-24.3 230 39.8 34.4-45.4 55 11.3 7.8-16.2 39 6.7 4.5-10.0
$75,000+ 972 197 20.8 17.7-24.2 220 23.2 20.1-26.8 377 36.9 33.3-40.7 133 14.7 12.0-17.8 45 4.4 3.1- 6.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 600 148 22.0 17.9-26.9 146 25.5 20.7-31.0 173 30.8 25.6-36.5 69 11.1 8.2-15.0 64 10.6 7.7-14.3
No 2,823 588 20.9 18.8-23.1 661 22.8 20.8-24.9 1,065 37.1 34.7-39.6 326 12.6 10.9-14.4 183 6.7 5.4- 8.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 438 91 19.5 15.1-24.6 99 22.1 17.4-27.6 150 33.8 28.0-40.1 60 16.7 11.9-23.0 38 7.9 5.1-12.0
Non-Veteran 3,049 657 21.0 19.1-23.1 722 23.1 21.1-25.2 1,111 36.9 34.5-39.3 343 11.7 10.2-13.3 216 7.3 6.0- 9.0

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*This question was asked only of respondents who reported doing vigorous 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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