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2007 BRFSS Survey Results: Wayne County

Physical Activity

Now, thinking about the moderate physical activities you do when you are not working in a usual week,
do you do moderate activities for at least 10 minutes at a time such as
brisk walking, bicycling,vacuuming, gardening, or anything else that cause s small increases in breathing or heart rate?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 14,493 11,818 82.9 81.9-83.8 2,675 17.1 16.2-18.1
-Wayne County 353 274 80.5 74.6-85.3 79 19.5 14.7-25.4
GENDER
Male 123 96 82.2 72.4-89.0 27 17.8 11.0-27.6
Female 230 178 78.7 71.3-84.6 52 21.3 15.4-28.7
RACE
White 234 189 86.2 80.0-90.7 45 13.8 9.3-20.0
Other 118 85 70.6 58.9-80.2 33 29.4 19.8-41.1
AGE
18-44 101 86 84.5 73.5-91.5 15 15.5 8.5-26.5
45+ 251 187 76.2 69.8-81.6 64 23.8 18.4-30.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 186 136 74.9 65.2-82.6 50 25.1 17.4-34.8
Some College + 166 138 87.3 80.9-91.7 28 12.7 8.3-19.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 188 141 75.8 66.2-83.3 47 24.2 16.7-33.8
$50,000+ 100 85 86.2 76.8-92.2 15 13.8 7.8-23.2

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*If a respondent reported less than 10 mins activity/week for the next phy. activity quest., that respondent was counted in NO category

^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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