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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake County

Physical Activity

On days when you do vigorous 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 5,972 754 12.0 11.0-13.2 1,608 27.4 25.8-29.0 2,145 36.3 34.6-38.0 889 14.5 13.3-15.8 576 9.8 8.7-11.0
-Wake County 356 52 14.2 10.2-19.5 90 25.8 20.0-32.5 149 43.1 36.7-49.8 46 10.3 7.4-14.0 19 6.6 3.5-12.1
GENDER
Male 182 22 10.6 6.8-16.3 40 24.0 16.5-33.6 81 45.7 36.8-54.8 28 11.3 7.5-16.6 11 8.4 3.9-17.1
Female 174 30 20.6 12.9-31.3 50 28.8 21.3-37.8 68 38.6 30.4-47.5 18 8.5 5.1-14.0 8 3.5 1.7- 7.0
RACE
White 278 42 16.9 11.8-23.6 71 25.9 20.2-32.6 113 41.9 35.2-49.0 37 11.0 7.7-15.4 15 4.3 2.5- 7.5
Other 74 10 7.4 3.6-14.8 18 25.4 12.5-44.8 33 44.8 29.6-61.0 9 8.8 4.1-17.9 4 13.5 4.6-33.8
AGE
18-44 210 34 14.6 9.6-21.6 52 25.7 18.4-34.6 95 45.1 36.7-53.7 19 7.4 4.5-11.9 10 7.3 3.3-15.3
45+ 146 18 13.3 8.0-21.4 38 26.0 18.7-34.9 54 38.3 29.8-47.6 27 17.4 11.7-25.2 9 5.0 2.5- 9.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 54 12 21.0 9.6-40.0 11 28.4 13.1-51.0 17 24.4 12.5-42.1 8 9.8 4.4-20.4 6 16.4 5.8-38.6
Some College + 302 40 12.3 8.8-17.0 79 25.0 19.8-31.2 132 48.3 41.7-55.0 38 10.4 7.3-14.6 13 3.9 2.1- 7.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 112 21 14.9 9.0-23.6 34 33.1 20.7-48.4 35 27.3 18.2-38.8 17 12.2 7.0-20.5 5 12.5 4.5-30.3
$50,000+ 210 26 13.2 8.7-19.7 48 22.9 16.9-30.2 99 50.5 42.4-58.5 27 10.2 6.7-15.2 10 3.2 1.6- 6.4

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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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