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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Union County

Physical Activity

On days when you do moderate activities for at least 10 minutes at a time,how much total time per day do you spend doing these activities?*

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  Total
Respond.^
10-20 minutes 21-30 minutes 31-60 minutes 1-2 hours More than 2 hours
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 12,901 2,663 19.2 18.3-20.1 4,407 33.2 32.1-34.4 3,804 30.6 29.5-31.7 1,189 10.0 9.3-10.7 838 7.1 6.5- 7.7
-Union County 313 67 19.8 15.2-25.3 114 37.0 30.9-43.4 103 34.3 28.3-40.7 21 6.4 4.0-10.0 8 2.6 1.2- 5.6
GENDER
Male 125 23 14.8 9.5-22.2 41 37.8 28.7-47.9 44 34.3 25.7-44.1 13 9.6 5.5-16.3 4 3.5 1.2- 9.3
Female 188 44 25.0 18.2-33.4 73 36.0 28.8-44.0 59 34.2 26.5-42.8 8 3.0 1.4- 6.4 4 1.8 0.6- 4.9
RACE
White 275 59 19.9 15.1-25.9 103 37.7 31.3-44.4 89 33.6 27.4-40.5 17 6.3 3.8-10.2 7 2.5 1.1- 5.6
Other 37 8 19.0 8.8-36.4 10 32.0 16.4-53.0 14 38.4 22.3-57.4 4 7.2 2.0-22.7 1 3.4 0.5-20.7
AGE
18-44 141 26 19.2 12.9-27.7 51 35.1 26.7-44.5 50 36.9 28.3-46.4 11 6.6 3.5-12.2 3 2.2 0.7- 7.0
45+ 169 41 20.9 15.2-28.0 63 40.4 32.4-48.9 50 29.2 22.2-37.2 10 6.2 3.2-11.9 5 3.3 1.3- 8.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 119 29 25.4 17.2-35.9 39 29.8 21.5-39.7 39 34.4 25.2-44.9 9 8.8 4.4-16.9 3 1.5 0.5- 5.0
Some College + 193 38 16.7 11.7-23.1 75 41.1 33.3-49.4 63 33.9 26.5-42.2 12 5.1 2.7- 9.3 5 3.3 1.3- 7.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 141 35 20.1 13.7-28.5 47 30.7 22.7-40.1 48 40.7 31.1-51.1 8 6.7 3.0-14.0 3 1.9 0.5- 6.4
$50,000+ 137 25 20.0 13.4-28.9 52 40.6 31.7-50.2 45 29.6 22.1-38.4 11 6.3 3.4-11.5 4 3.4 1.2- 9.1

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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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