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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake County

Physical Activity

How many days per week do you do these vigorous 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 6,075 1,352 21.5 20.1-23.0 1,366 22.0 20.6-23.5 2,157 36.2 34.6-38.0 721 11.8 10.8-12.9 479 8.4 7.4- 9.6
-Wake County 360 81 24.1 18.8-30.3 87 21.9 17.0-27.7 122 31.8 26.2-37.9 49 13.8 9.8-19.0 21 8.5 4.6-15.1
GENDER
Male 183 48 28.2 20.8-37.1 39 17.5 12.2-24.4 65 32.5 24.9-41.1 22 13.2 8.1-20.8 9 8.6 3.5-19.5
Female 177 33 16.9 11.6-23.9 48 29.5 20.9-39.8 57 30.5 23.3-38.9 27 14.9 9.7-22.1 12 8.2 4.3-14.9
RACE
White 282 66 25.2 19.6-31.8 60 20.2 14.9-26.9 104 35.4 29.3-42.0 38 14.3 9.7-20.5 14 4.9 2.7- 8.6
Other 74 15 22.1 11.1-39.3 25 25.6 15.3-39.5 18 22.9 12.0-39.3 10 12.4 5.8-24.4 6 17.1 6.0-39.9
AGE
18-44 211 46 23.8 17.2-31.9 59 24.2 17.8-32.0 67 28.6 21.8-36.5 28 14.6 9.5-21.7 11 8.9 4.0-18.5
45+ 149 35 24.8 17.6-33.9 28 16.2 10.9-23.5 55 39.5 31.0-48.8 21 11.9 7.4-18.5 10 7.5 3.7-14.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 55 11 20.7 9.0-40.7 15 29.8 15.8-49.1 17 18.3 10.2-30.8 7 14.9 5.7-33.9 5 16.2 4.8-42.8
Some College + 305 70 25.1 19.7-31.4 72 19.6 15.2-24.9 105 35.6 29.4-42.3 42 13.5 9.7-18.5 16 6.3 3.6-10.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 114 23 24.1 14.0-38.4 35 22.5 14.5-33.1 34 25.2 16.9-35.9 14 12.0 6.3-21.6 8 16.2 6.3-35.7
$50,000+ 212 51 24.9 18.7-32.5 43 19.7 14.2-26.6 77 35.3 28.0-43.4 32 15.3 10.0-22.7 9 4.7 2.3- 9.6

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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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