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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake County

Physical Activity

On days when you do moderate 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 12,901 2,663 19.2 18.3-20.1 4,407 33.2 32.1-34.4 3,804 30.6 29.5-31.7 1,189 10.0 9.3-10.7 838 7.1 6.5- 7.7
-Wake County 701 156 21.1 17.8-24.8 226 31.3 27.1-35.8 231 35.3 30.8-40.0 59 8.1 6.0-10.7 29 4.3 2.8- 6.5
GENDER
Male 283 63 20.1 15.4-25.9 68 24.9 19.2-31.6 103 39.3 32.3-46.7 30 9.7 6.5-14.1 19 6.0 3.5-10.0
Female 418 93 22.1 17.9-27.0 158 38.3 32.8-44.1 128 30.9 26.0-36.3 29 6.3 4.1- 9.5 10 2.4 1.2- 4.5
RACE
White 547 123 21.5 17.8-25.7 178 32.9 28.3-37.9 175 33.6 29.0-38.5 46 7.4 5.3-10.2 25 4.6 2.9- 7.3
Other 146 32 20.3 13.8-29.0 46 26.5 18.1-37.0 52 40.1 29.5-51.9 13 10.3 5.7-18.1 3 2.7 0.9- 8.4
AGE
18-44 342 74 20.3 15.9-25.6 122 33.7 27.8-40.2 117 36.7 30.4-43.5 22 6.9 4.4-10.6 7 2.4 1.0- 5.7
45+ 357 82 22.3 18.0-27.3 102 27.2 22.3-32.8 114 33.1 27.7-39.1 37 10.0 7.0-14.1 22 7.3 4.6-11.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 156 34 16.3 10.8-23.8 47 31.4 22.4-42.1 53 37.6 27.1-49.3 11 6.5 3.3-12.7 11 8.1 4.0-15.9
Some College + 545 122 22.7 18.9-27.1 179 31.2 26.7-36.1 178 34.5 29.9-39.4 48 8.6 6.2-11.7 18 3.0 1.8- 4.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 262 59 20.1 15.0-26.4 77 26.4 20.2-33.7 93 40.3 32.2-48.9 21 7.4 4.5-11.8 12 5.9 2.9-11.5
$50,000+ 355 76 21.2 16.8-26.5 124 35.5 29.7-41.7 117 34.0 28.4-40.1 27 6.9 4.5-10.5 11 2.3 1.3- 4.3

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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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