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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan County

Physical Activity

Physical Activity Recommendation Status*

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  Total
Respond.^
Meets Recommendation Some Physical Activity Physically Inactive
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 16,491 6,556 42.1 41.0-43.1 6,756 39.7 38.7-40.8 3,179 18.2 17.4-19.0
-Rowan County 459 185 44.5 38.6-50.6 167 35.1 29.8-40.9 107 20.4 16.4-25.0
GENDER
Male 161 68 47.3 37.3-57.6 55 34.5 25.6-44.5 38 18.2 12.5-25.8
Female 298 117 41.9 35.5-48.6 112 35.8 29.8-42.2 69 22.3 17.3-28.3
RACE
White 379 156 45.4 39.2-51.8 140 35.5 29.7-41.7 83 19.1 15.1-23.9
Other 77 28 40.8 26.0-57.4 27 34.7 22.0-49.9 22 24.6 14.3-38.9
AGE
18-44 148 71 50.4 40.2-60.6 56 36.2 27.0-46.4 21 13.4 8.3-20.8
45+ 311 114 39.1 33.0-45.5 111 34.2 28.6-40.3 86 26.7 21.4-32.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 254 88 40.0 31.9-48.6 94 34.7 27.6-42.6 72 25.3 19.5-32.2
Some College + 205 97 49.9 41.3-58.5 73 35.6 27.8-44.3 35 14.5 9.7-21.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 299 109 40.2 33.2-47.7 118 37.2 30.3-44.5 72 22.6 17.3-28.9
$50,000+ 95 55 55.5 44.3-66.3 30 36.1 25.9-47.7 10 8.4 4.2-16.0

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*Meets recommendation = Moderate physical activity for 30 or more minutes per day, five or more days per week or vigorous physical activity for 20 or more minutes per day, three or more days per week.
Some Physical Activity = Do some physical activit y, but do not meet recommendations ABOVE.
Physically Inactive = Respondents reporting no activity.

^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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