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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Physical Activity

On days when you do vigorous 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 5,972 754 12.0 11.0-13.2 1,608 27.4 25.8-29.0 2,145 36.3 34.6-38.0 889 14.5 13.3-15.8 576 9.8 8.7-11.0
-Piedmont NC 3,429 421 11.8 10.4-13.3 960 28.1 26.0-30.3 1,252 37.7 35.5-40.0 492 13.4 12.0-14.9 304 9.0 7.7-10.5
GENDER
Male 1,576 160 9.5 7.8-11.5 384 25.6 22.7-28.7 569 38.3 35.1-41.6 287 15.7 13.7-18.0 176 10.9 9.0-13.2
Female 1,853 261 15.3 13.0-17.8 576 31.9 29.2-34.7 683 36.8 34.0-39.8 205 9.8 8.3-11.6 128 6.2 4.8- 7.9
RACE
White 2,814 346 12.5 10.9-14.4 791 28.6 26.3-30.9 1,031 37.2 34.8-39.7 394 12.7 11.2-14.4 252 9.0 7.6-10.5
African American 457 56 9.2 6.7-12.4 121 24.8 19.1-31.5 168 41.8 35.3-48.5 75 16.8 12.7-21.8 37 7.5 4.9-11.2
Other Minorities 141 17 9.6 5.4-16.3 43 30.8 21.4-42.0 43 30.3 21.3-41.2 23 14.7 9.1-22.8 15 14.7 6.7-29.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 128 12 6.3 3.2-12.0 35 29.7 20.3-41.2 58 44.0 32.8-55.7 8 6.1 2.6-13.7 15 14.0 6.3-28.2
Non-Hispanic 3,297 409 12.2 10.7-13.8 924 28.0 25.9-30.2 1,192 37.3 35.0-39.6 483 13.8 12.4-15.4 289 8.7 7.5-10.1
AGE
18-24 213 26 11.9 7.4-18.6 59 28.9 21.5-37.6 74 35.1 27.2-43.8 31 12.1 7.9-18.2 23 12.0 7.2-19.3
25-34 627 74 9.4 7.1-12.2 192 30.0 25.8-34.6 250 41.8 37.1-46.7 78 12.4 9.7-15.8 33 6.4 4.3- 9.4
35-44 859 121 14.5 11.8-17.6 259 27.5 24.1-31.2 338 41.5 37.6-45.6 97 11.0 8.7-13.8 44 5.5 3.8- 7.8
45-54 726 84 11.6 8.9-15.0 215 29.6 25.7-33.9 247 33.7 29.6-38.1 109 14.8 12.0-18.1 71 10.2 7.8-13.4
55-64 537 57 10.7 8.0-14.2 144 26.9 22.6-31.7 175 33.2 28.6-38.2 95 17.7 14.0-22.0 66 11.5 8.7-15.0
65-74 313 39 11.9 8.3-16.9 60 21.2 16.3-27.2 106 32.6 26.9-39.0 61 19.3 14.6-24.9 47 15.0 10.8-20.4
75+ 145 20 13.3 8.1-21.0 30 20.7 13.2-30.9 60 38.3 29.4-48.1 18 12.0 7.1-19.4 17 15.8 9.2-25.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 264 34 10.7 6.1-18.1 57 25.7 17.5-36.1 77 32.0 23.7-41.6 45 11.7 7.7-17.4 51 19.9 13.1-29.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 820 118 13.9 11.0-17.4 201 25.8 21.6-30.5 264 32.5 28.0-37.4 144 17.5 14.3-21.2 93 10.3 7.9-13.5
Some Post-H.S. 799 100 12.1 9.2-15.6 203 24.3 20.3-28.7 301 40.9 36.0-45.9 122 14.6 11.5-18.4 73 8.2 5.8-11.4
College Graduate 1,545 169 10.8 9.1-12.9 499 32.1 29.3-35.0 610 40.1 37.1-43.1 180 10.9 9.2-12.8 87 6.1 4.8- 7.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 198 35 15.4 10.0-23.2 41 23.2 15.4-33.5 59 34.4 24.2-46.2 38 17.8 11.0-27.5 25 9.2 5.7-14.5
$15,000- 24,999 405 58 11.7 8.4-16.0 101 25.9 20.0-32.7 132 37.3 30.2-44.9 73 13.9 10.2-18.6 41 11.2 7.2-17.0
$25,000- 34,999 410 61 12.3 9.1-16.4 115 28.5 23.0-34.8 124 31.3 25.6-37.7 62 14.6 10.7-19.6 48 13.2 8.2-20.5
$35,000- 49,999 508 54 11.0 7.9-15.1 156 31.9 25.9-38.6 181 35.6 30.1-41.5 63 12.8 9.6-16.9 54 8.7 6.2-12.1
$50,000-74,999 584 65 10.8 7.9-14.6 152 24.9 20.6-29.7 233 40.5 35.1-46.2 91 15.4 12.2-19.3 43 8.4 5.9-11.8
$75,000+ 964 109 11.8 9.4-14.8 295 29.6 26.2-33.2 387 41.5 37.7-45.4 114 11.0 8.9-13.5 59 6.1 4.5- 8.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 584 83 14.0 10.4-18.7 148 24.0 19.4-29.2 192 31.4 26.2-37.1 96 17.5 13.7-22.1 65 13.2 9.6-17.8
No 2,784 333 11.6 10.1-13.2 798 29.3 26.9-31.7 1,033 38.6 36.1-41.2 386 12.4 11.0-14.0 234 8.1 6.8- 9.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 427 35 7.2 4.8-10.7 95 25.7 20.0-32.3 139 34.2 28.2-40.9 91 20.0 15.7-25.1 67 12.9 9.7-16.9
Non-Veteran 3,001 386 12.4 10.9-14.1 865 28.5 26.2-30.8 1,112 38.2 35.8-40.6 401 12.5 11.0-14.1 237 8.5 7.1-10.2

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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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