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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe County

Exercise

During the past month, other than your regular job, did you participate in any physical activities or exercises
such as running, calisthenics, golf, gardening, or walking for exercise?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,824 11,420 75.4 74.4-76.3 4,404 24.6 23.7-25.6
-Buncombe County 344 271 80.6 74.9-85.3 73 19.4 14.7-25.1
GENDER
Male 127 100 79.7 69.9-86.9 27 20.3 13.1-30.1
Female 217 171 81.3 74.1-86.9 46 18.7 13.1-25.9
RACE
White 310 252 84.4 79.2-88.5 58 15.6 11.5-20.8
Other 32 17 44.9 26.0-65.4 15 55.1 34.6-74.0
AGE
18-44 75 62 83.6 71.4-91.3 13 16.4 8.7-28.6
45+ 268 208 78.5 72.5-83.5 60 21.5 16.5-27.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 114 70 62.5 50.3-73.2 44 37.5 26.8-49.7
Some College + 229 201 90.0 85.2-93.4 28 10.0 6.6-14.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 184 133 71.6 62.4-79.4 51 28.4 20.6-37.6
$50,000+ 123 113 94.3 89.3-97.0 10 5.7 3.0-10.7

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^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = 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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