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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake County

Exercise

During the past month, other than your regular job, did you participate in any physical activities or exercises such as running, calisthenics, golf, gardening, or walking for exercise?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 17,247 12,560 74.4 73.5-75.3 4,687 25.6 24.7-26.5
-Wake County 861 683 80.2 76.6-83.4 178 19.8 16.6-23.4
GENDER
Male 331 279 84.1 78.3-88.5 52 15.9 11.5-21.7
Female 530 404 76.2 71.6-80.2 126 23.8 19.8-28.4
RACE
White 639 525 83.3 79.6-86.5 114 16.7 13.5-20.4
Other 213 150 72.6 64.0-79.7 63 27.4 20.3-36.0
AGE
18-44 419 336 80.9 75.7-85.2 83 19.1 14.8-24.3
45+ 440 345 79.1 74.4-83.1 95 20.9 16.9-25.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 216 143 73.2 65.5-79.7 73 26.8 20.3-34.5
Some College + 643 538 83.0 78.8-86.6 105 17.0 13.4-21.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 348 248 74.2 67.9-79.6 100 25.8 20.4-32.1
$50,000+ 398 348 86.9 81.8-90.7 50 13.1 9.3-18.2

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^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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