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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake County

Physical Activity

When you are at work, which of the following best describes what you do? Would you say:

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  Total
Respond.^
Mostly sitting/standing Mostly walking Mostly heavy labor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 9,201 5,813 58.5 57.1-59.9 2,323 26.2 25.0-27.5 1,065 15.3 14.2-16.5
-Wake County 549 417 68.3 62.8-73.3 93 20.9 16.6-25.9 39 10.9 7.5-15.5
GENDER
Male 255 184 64.0 56.1-71.2 43 21.0 15.0-28.5 28 15.0 9.9-22.2
Female 294 233 74.8 68.1-80.5 50 20.7 15.4-27.2 11 4.5 2.4- 8.4
RACE
White 412 321 72.4 66.5-77.6 65 19.2 14.7-24.6 26 8.5 5.5-12.9
Other 131 91 57.6 45.6-68.7 28 25.9 16.6-38.1 12 16.5 8.7-29.3
AGE
18-44 317 232 64.2 57.0-70.9 59 22.8 17.1-29.7 26 13.0 8.4-19.5
45+ 232 185 76.9 69.7-82.8 34 16.8 11.7-23.5 13 6.3 3.4-11.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 103 58 36.6 26.4-48.2 28 37.6 25.4-51.7 17 25.8 15.3-40.1
Some College + 446 359 77.6 72.5-82.1 65 15.9 12.2-20.5 22 6.4 4.0-10.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 190 118 48.0 38.6-57.6 47 32.3 23.5-42.6 25 19.7 12.3-30.0
$50,000+ 313 262 80.1 73.9-85.2 40 14.3 10.0-20.0 11 5.6 3.0-10.3

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*This question was asked only of respondents who reported being employed or self-employed.

^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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