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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan County

Physical Activity

How many days per week do you do these moderate 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 13,333 684 5.0 4.6- 5.6 1,650 12.2 11.5-13.0 4,496 34.3 33.2-35.4 2,478 18.5 17.6-19.4 4,025 29.9 28.9-31.0
-Rowan County 337 15 3.8 2.0- 7.0 40 13.0 8.5-19.2 109 29.8 24.2-36.1 62 20.5 14.6-28.1 111 32.9 26.8-39.6
GENDER
Male 111 4 3.6 1.2-10.5 15 15.6 8.2-27.8 34 26.3 17.7-37.2 25 28.1 17.3-42.1 33 26.3 17.6-37.4
Female 226 11 3.9 1.9- 7.7 25 10.6 6.6-16.6 75 33.0 26.4-40.3 37 13.8 9.8-19.0 78 38.7 31.5-46.5
RACE
White 286 15 4.7 2.5- 8.6 30 11.6 6.9-18.7 90 28.3 22.6-34.7 56 21.1 15.4-28.2 95 34.4 27.8-41.7
Other 50 0 0.0 . - . 10 19.2 9.0-36.3 19 37.1 21.3-56.3 5 16.7 3.6-51.9 16 27.0 15.0-43.7
AGE
18-44 123 5 3.0 1.0- 8.9 16 15.5 8.4-26.8 44 29.9 21.3-40.1 20 21.7 12.4-35.3 38 29.9 20.9-40.7
45+ 214 10 4.6 2.3- 9.2 24 10.2 6.5-15.4 65 29.8 23.3-37.2 42 19.2 14.0-25.7 73 36.3 29.3-43.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 174 8 3.8 1.7- 8.2 25 14.9 8.7-24.5 56 27.9 20.6-36.5 32 20.4 12.2-32.0 53 33.0 24.3-43.0
Some College + 163 7 3.8 1.4- 9.8 15 10.9 5.6-20.1 53 31.9 23.8-41.2 30 20.7 13.0-31.1 58 32.8 24.8-41.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 219 14 5.8 3.0-10.8 29 15.0 9.0-24.0 75 31.9 24.8-40.1 29 13.7 8.1-22.1 72 33.6 26.3-41.9
$50,000+ 80 1 0.8 0.1- 5.2 7 10.9 4.8-22.9 24 30.5 20.6-42.5 24 31.6 21.4-44.1 24 26.2 17.5-37.4

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