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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake County

Physical Activity

How many days per week do you do these moderate 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 13,333 684 5.0 4.6- 5.6 1,650 12.2 11.5-13.0 4,496 34.3 33.2-35.4 2,478 18.5 17.6-19.4 4,025 29.9 28.9-31.0
-Wake County 715 34 4.8 3.2- 7.2 110 14.7 11.9-18.1 265 38.1 33.7-42.7 127 18.6 15.2-22.6 179 23.8 20.0-27.9
GENDER
Male 285 14 5.6 3.0-10.2 49 16.7 12.3-22.3 105 35.6 29.2-42.5 57 21.4 16.0-28.1 60 20.7 15.1-27.6
Female 430 20 4.0 2.5- 6.3 61 12.6 9.6-16.4 160 40.8 35.2-46.6 70 15.5 12.0-19.8 119 27.1 22.5-32.1
RACE
White 556 22 3.5 2.1- 5.6 84 15.6 12.3-19.6 208 38.5 33.8-43.5 102 19.6 15.6-24.2 140 22.8 19.2-26.9
Other 151 12 9.0 4.4-17.3 26 12.6 8.0-19.4 55 37.7 27.9-48.5 22 14.6 8.8-23.3 36 26.1 16.9-38.0
AGE
18-44 344 14 3.4 1.9- 6.1 55 15.3 11.4-20.2 145 41.1 34.8-47.6 55 18.8 14.0-24.8 75 21.5 16.4-27.6
45+ 369 19 6.9 3.9-11.9 55 13.9 10.5-18.3 120 33.6 28.4-39.3 72 18.3 14.4-23.0 103 27.2 22.4-32.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 161 10 6.0 2.9-11.9 31 17.9 11.6-26.5 54 33.8 24.6-44.5 22 16.1 9.3-26.4 44 26.2 17.4-37.4
Some College + 554 24 4.4 2.6- 7.3 79 13.7 10.7-17.2 211 39.6 34.8-44.6 105 19.5 15.8-23.8 135 22.9 19.1-27.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 269 17 8.0 4.5-14.0 42 14.6 10.0-21.0 101 35.5 28.6-43.2 34 12.6 8.3-18.8 75 29.2 21.8-37.8
$50,000+ 361 13 3.2 1.7- 6.0 55 15.0 11.3-19.6 136 38.9 33.1-45.1 81 24.0 18.8-30.0 76 18.9 14.9-23.6

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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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