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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan County

Physical Activity

Leisure Time Physical Activity *

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 17,247 12,560 74.4 73.5-75.3 4,687 25.6 24.7-26.5
-Rowan County 475 307 68.6 63.3-73.6 168 31.4 26.4-36.7
GENDER
Male 167 118 73.6 64.4-81.1 49 26.4 18.9-35.6
Female 308 189 64.1 57.8-70.1 119 35.9 29.9-42.2
RACE
White 393 258 69.5 63.8-74.7 135 30.5 25.3-36.2
Other 79 48 66.1 51.5-78.3 31 33.9 21.7-48.5
AGE
18-44 155 118 78.1 68.9-85.1 37 21.9 14.9-31.1
45+ 320 189 59.9 53.6-65.8 131 40.1 34.2-46.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 263 159 65.4 57.7-72.3 104 34.6 27.7-42.3
Some College + 212 148 72.6 64.8-79.2 64 27.4 20.8-35.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 308 193 66.5 59.5-72.8 115 33.5 27.2-40.5
$50,000+ 99 72 72.1 61.2-80.9 27 27.9 19.1-38.8

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*Data in this table were derived from the exercise question.
Yes = Respondents who report any level of physical activity or exercise.
No = Respondents reporting no physical activity or exercise.

^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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