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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Union County

Physical Activity

How many days per week do you do these vigorous 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 6,075 1,352 21.5 20.1-23.0 1,366 22.0 20.6-23.5 2,157 36.2 34.6-38.0 721 11.8 10.8-12.9 479 8.4 7.4- 9.6
-Union County 149 33 23.4 16.1-32.6 33 19.3 13.4-26.9 55 39.3 30.4-48.9 16 9.0 5.4-14.7 12 9.1 4.8-16.4
GENDER
Male 77 18 23.0 14.2-35.0 12 14.8 8.3-25.1 29 41.4 29.6-54.1 10 9.1 4.7-16.8 8 11.8 5.7-22.8
Female 72 15 24.0 13.0-40.1 21 27.2 17.4-39.7 26 35.6 23.8-49.5 6 8.8 3.7-19.6 4 4.4 1.5-11.8
RACE
White 135 30 24.6 16.7-34.6 31 20.6 14.2-28.8 48 35.7 27.1-45.4 15 9.8 5.7-16.1 11 9.4 4.8-17.4
Other 13 3 15.1 4.2-42.0 1 6.0 0.8-34.0 7 68.0 38.5-87.8 1 3.6 0.5-22.9 1 7.3 1.0-38.6
AGE
18-44 73 15 24.3 14.4-38.0 14 15.4 8.9-25.3 33 46.4 33.9-59.4 5 5.5 2.2-13.1 6 8.5 3.5-19.1
45+ 74 17 22.1 13.7-33.5 18 23.7 14.7-35.9 22 28.6 18.6-41.4 11 15.2 8.2-26.3 6 10.4 4.3-23.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 43 8 16.7 8.1-31.3 11 23.2 12.3-39.3 17 44.7 28.5-62.1 4 8.9 3.2-22.3 3 6.5 2.0-19.6
Some College + 106 25 25.8 16.8-37.3 22 17.9 11.5-26.8 38 37.3 27.2-48.7 12 9.0 4.9-16.0 9 10.0 4.8-19.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 57 12 22.1 10.7-40.1 11 15.6 8.1-28.0 22 41.2 26.4-57.7 7 7.6 3.4-15.9 5 13.6 5.5-29.9
$50,000+ 78 18 25.6 16.2-38.1 19 21.8 13.7-32.9 26 35.1 24.1-47.8 8 10.0 4.9-19.2 7 7.5 3.1-16.8

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