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2006 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Physical Activity & Nutrition

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 15,053 8,390 52.2 51.0-53.3 6,663 47.8 46.7-49.0
GENDER
Male 5,479 2,623 45.8 43.9-47.6 2,856 54.2 52.4-56.1
Female 9,574 5,767 58.2 56.8-59.5 3,807 41.8 40.5-43.2
RACE
White 11,424 6,169 50.5 49.2-51.8 5,255 49.5 48.2-50.8
African American 2,441 1,564 59.7 56.9-62.4 877 40.3 37.6-43.1
Asian 103 43 44.9 33.2-57.2 60 55.1 42.8-66.8
Native American 286 166 47.1 39.0-55.3 120 52.9 44.7-61.0
Other Minorities 741 417 53.8 48.9-58.6 324 46.2 41.4-51.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 772 432 53.5 48.6-58.2 340 46.5 41.8-51.4
-English Speaking 297 153 48.2 40.7-55.9 144 51.8 44.1-59.3
-Spanish Speaking 474 279 55.5 49.5-61.3 195 44.5 38.7-50.5
Non-Hispanic 14,253 7,945 52.1 50.9-53.2 6,308 47.9 46.8-49.1
AGE
18-24 597 236 37.1 32.4-42.1 361 62.9 57.9-67.6
25-34 1,769 914 49.1 46.2-52.0 855 50.9 48.0-53.8
35-44 2,581 1,388 52.0 49.6-54.4 1,193 48.0 45.6-50.4
45-54 2,974 1,804 59.2 56.9-61.4 1,170 40.8 38.6-43.1
55-64 3,018 1,908 62.3 60.1-64.4 1,110 37.7 35.6-39.9
65-74 2,289 1,327 57.1 54.6-59.6 962 42.9 40.4-45.4
75+ 1,723 751 44.7 41.9-47.6 972 55.3 52.4-58.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 2,279 1,187 48.9 45.8-52.1 1,092 51.1 47.9-54.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 4,512 2,474 50.8 48.7-53.0 2,038 49.2 47.0-51.3
Some Post-H.S. 3,741 2,179 53.3 50.9-55.7 1,562 46.7 44.3-49.1
College Graduate 4,489 2,536 54.3 52.4-56.2 1,953 45.7 43.8-47.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,714 954 53.8 50.0-57.4 760 46.2 42.6-50.0
$15,000- 24,999 2,483 1,394 50.5 47.5-53.4 1,089 49.5 46.6-52.5
$25,000- 34,999 1,805 1,001 53.4 50.1-56.7 804 46.6 43.3-49.9
$35,000- 49,999 2,135 1,213 54.3 51.3-57.2 922 45.7 42.8-48.7
$50,000-74,999 1,976 1,176 55.7 52.7-58.7 800 44.3 41.3-47.3
$75,000+ 2,773 1,567 53.8 51.4-56.2 1,206 46.2 43.8-48.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 5,483 3,222 56.4 54.6-58.3 2,261 43.6 41.7-45.4
No 9,450 5,108 50.3 48.9-51.8 4,342 49.7 48.2-51.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 2,211 1,096 48.9 46.2-51.6 1,115 51.1 48.4-53.8
Non-Veteran 12,830 7,291 52.7 51.5-54.0 5,539 47.3 46.0-48.5

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^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.

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