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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Union 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
-Union County 318 9 3.2 1.4- 7.3 32 12.4 8.6-17.6 124 38.8 32.8-45.1 56 15.5 11.7-20.2 97 30.1 24.5-36.4
GENDER
Male 128 4 4.7 1.6-13.0 17 17.3 10.8-26.4 43 33.0 24.7-42.4 19 12.0 7.4-18.9 45 33.1 24.7-42.8
Female 190 5 1.6 0.6- 3.9 15 7.3 4.3-12.1 81 45.0 36.9-53.3 37 19.2 13.6-26.4 52 26.9 20.1-35.1
RACE
White 280 7 2.0 0.7- 5.2 24 10.6 6.9-15.9 112 41.3 34.9-48.1 51 16.3 12.2-21.5 86 29.8 23.9-36.3
Other 37 2 10.0 2.4-33.4 8 22.9 10.8-42.2 11 23.3 11.6-41.2 5 11.3 4.2-26.9 11 32.5 17.3-52.6
AGE
18-44 143 3 3.2 0.9-11.1 17 13.1 7.9-21.0 61 40.9 32.2-50.1 17 11.2 6.7-18.0 45 31.7 23.6-41.0
45+ 172 6 3.2 1.3- 8.0 15 11.8 6.9-19.2 63 36.6 29.1-44.8 38 21.4 15.5-28.8 50 27.0 20.4-34.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 122 4 1.8 0.6- 5.0 14 14.2 7.9-24.3 44 36.9 27.6-47.2 19 15.0 9.2-23.6 41 32.1 23.4-42.1
Some College + 195 5 4.0 1.4-10.7 18 11.5 7.1-18.0 80 40.0 32.4-48.1 36 15.4 10.8-21.5 56 29.1 22.1-37.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 142 5 3.2 0.9-10.1 20 18.1 11.3-27.7 54 35.1 26.5-44.8 22 11.6 7.3-17.9 41 32.0 23.2-42.3
$50,000+ 140 2 1.4 0.3- 6.2 9 8.6 4.4-16.1 58 42.1 33.4-51.4 25 17.8 11.9-25.9 46 30.1 22.3-39.2

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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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