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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan County

Physical Activity

When you are at work, which of the following best describes what you do? Would you say:

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  Total
Respond.^
Mostly sitting/standing Mostly walking Mostly heavy labor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 9,201 5,813 58.5 57.1-59.9 2,323 26.2 25.0-27.5 1,065 15.3 14.2-16.5
-Rowan County 227 135 54.2 45.7-62.5 56 23.6 17.7-30.7 36 22.2 15.3-31.1
GENDER
Male 92 47 46.0 33.5-59.1 19 19.3 11.9-29.7 26 34.7 23.1-48.3
Female 135 88 64.4 54.5-73.1 37 28.9 20.8-38.8 10 6.7 3.4-12.6
RACE
White 185 116 56.7 47.6-65.4 39 20.2 14.4-27.6 30 23.1 15.4-33.1
Other 41 18 44.6 24.1-67.1 17 36.1 19.7-56.5 6 19.3 7.4-41.8
AGE
18-44 116 68 53.7 41.9-65.1 31 25.1 17.0-35.2 17 21.2 12.3-34.1
45+ 111 67 55.1 44.3-65.4 25 21.0 13.9-30.4 19 23.9 15.3-35.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 102 48 46.7 33.9-59.8 34 32.0 22.0-44.1 20 21.3 13.3-32.3
Some College + 125 87 60.8 48.7-71.7 22 16.3 10.2-25.0 16 23.0 13.1-37.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 131 68 41.1 31.4-51.5 38 29.7 21.0-40.1 25 29.3 19.1-42.1
$50,000+ 76 55 68.9 56.0-79.4 11 14.3 7.8-24.7 10 16.9 8.8-29.8

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*This question was asked only of respondents who reported being employed or self-employed.

^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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