SCHS Home Search FAQs Guestbook

North Carolina State Center for Health Statistics Navigation Bar

2007 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan County

Physical Activity

Moderate Physical Activity*

View results for a demographic group:
Select a different topic:
View results for a different geographical area:
  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 13,951 5,705 44.0 42.8-45.3 8,246 56.0 54.7-57.2
-Rowan County 431 147 40.7 34.3-47.4 284 59.3 52.6-65.7
GENDER
Male 180 66 40.9 31.8-50.7 114 59.1 49.3-68.2
Female 251 81 40.5 31.9-49.8 170 59.5 50.2-68.1
RACE
White 368 123 39.2 32.4-46.4 245 60.8 53.6-67.6
Other 61 24 47.7 31.3-64.5 37 52.3 35.5-68.7
AGE
18-44 125 60 52.6 41.7-63.2 65 47.4 36.8-58.3
45+ 304 87 28.3 22.9-34.3 217 71.7 65.7-77.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 201 60 38.1 29.0-48.2 141 61.9 51.8-71.0
Some College + 230 87 43.5 35.0-52.5 143 56.5 47.5-65.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 250 80 42.0 33.2-51.3 170 58.0 48.7-66.8
$50,000+ 133 50 36.2 26.7-47.1 83 63.8 52.9-73.3

Back to Physical Activity.

*Data in this table were derived from the physical activity questions.
Yes = Respondents who report doing moderate physical activity for 30 or more minutes per day, five or more days per week or
respondents who report doing vigorous physical acti vity for 20 or more minutes per day, three or more days per week.
No= Respondents who report no moderate physical activity or less than 30 minutes per day, or less than five days per week
and no vigorous physical activity or less than 20 minutes p er day, or less than three days per week.

^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.

BRFSS Home | Annual Questionnaires | Technical Notes

This page was generated on 02JUN08.

SCHS Home | Search | FAQs | Guestbook