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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Union County

Physical Activity

On days when you do vigorous 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 5,972 754 12.0 11.0-13.2 1,608 27.4 25.8-29.0 2,145 36.3 34.6-38.0 889 14.5 13.3-15.8 576 9.8 8.7-11.0
-Union County 146 17 10.5 6.0-17.6 37 24.2 17.0-33.3 57 41.3 32.4-50.9 25 18.0 11.7-26.8 10 5.9 2.9-11.6
GENDER
Male 75 7 7.6 3.3-16.6 17 18.8 11.2-29.8 31 44.2 32.2-57.0 14 22.0 12.9-34.8 6 7.3 3.1-16.4
Female 71 10 15.4 7.4-29.3 20 33.6 21.0-49.0 26 36.3 24.7-49.8 11 11.3 5.9-20.3 4 3.4 1.2- 9.3
RACE
White 132 15 10.4 5.7-18.2 35 26.8 18.8-36.7 51 40.1 31.0-50.0 22 16.4 10.3-25.1 9 6.2 3.0-12.7
Other 13 1 7.3 1.0-38.6 2 6.1 1.3-24.5 6 52.1 22.5-80.2 3 31.0 9.3-66.3 1 3.6 0.5-22.9
AGE
18-44 73 7 9.6 4.1-20.5 19 23.0 13.7-35.9 34 45.0 32.7-58.0 10 18.0 9.6-31.2 3 4.4 1.4-13.0
45+ 71 10 12.5 6.5-22.8 18 27.3 17.3-40.2 23 36.3 24.7-49.7 14 15.9 9.2-26.0 6 8.1 3.2-19.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 42 6 12.0 5.0-26.0 10 25.0 13.0-42.7 14 34.4 20.5-51.7 7 19.8 8.2-40.6 5 8.8 3.4-21.1
Some College + 104 11 10.0 4.9-19.1 27 23.9 15.6-34.9 43 43.8 33.1-55.2 18 17.4 10.5-27.5 5 4.9 1.8-12.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 56 10 15.3 7.1-30.0 16 32.7 18.8-50.6 18 26.8 16.1-41.3 6 16.1 6.5-34.8 6 9.0 3.5-21.3
$50,000+ 77 7 8.9 3.9-18.8 16 18.0 10.8-28.4 35 49.7 37.5-61.8 17 20.0 11.9-31.5 2 3.5 0.9-12.9

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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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