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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

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
-Eastern NC 5,302 3,682 72.2 70.5-73.9 1,620 27.8 26.1-29.5
GENDER
Male 1,921 1,413 76.0 73.2-78.5 508 24.0 21.5-26.8
Female 3,381 2,269 68.7 66.6-70.7 1,112 31.3 29.3-33.4
RACE
White 3,556 2,581 74.6 72.5-76.6 975 25.4 23.4-27.5
African American 1,226 760 66.4 62.6-69.9 466 33.6 30.1-37.4
Other Minorities 490 318 70.8 65.2-75.8 172 29.2 24.2-34.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 227 156 72.6 64.8-79.2 71 27.4 20.8-35.2
Non-Hispanic 5,053 3,513 72.3 70.5-73.9 1,540 27.7 26.1-29.5
AGE
18-24 185 130 77.7 70.2-83.8 55 22.3 16.2-29.8
25-34 529 412 80.1 75.9-83.8 117 19.9 16.2-24.1
35-44 824 587 71.8 67.9-75.4 237 28.2 24.6-32.1
45-54 1,024 686 68.7 65.2-72.1 338 31.3 27.9-34.8
55-64 1,091 757 68.5 65.1-71.7 334 31.5 28.3-34.9
65-74 939 672 72.7 69.2-75.9 267 27.3 24.1-30.8
75+ 673 413 59.2 54.7-63.5 260 40.8 36.5-45.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 845 464 60.0 54.9-64.9 381 40.0 35.1-45.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,647 1,059 68.4 65.0-71.7 588 31.6 28.3-35.0
Some Post-H.S. 1,428 1,059 76.3 73.4-79.0 369 23.7 21.0-26.6
College Graduate 1,367 1,091 81.3 78.6-83.8 276 18.7 16.2-21.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 687 386 61.0 55.5-66.3 301 39.0 33.7-44.5
$15,000- 24,999 853 527 64.8 59.8-69.5 326 35.2 30.5-40.2
$25,000- 34,999 593 397 70.9 65.0-76.1 196 29.1 23.9-35.0
$35,000- 49,999 753 556 72.6 68.5-76.4 197 27.4 23.6-31.5
$50,000-74,999 769 594 79.7 75.8-83.1 175 20.3 16.9-24.2
$75,000+ 941 780 84.2 80.9-86.9 161 15.8 13.1-19.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,093 1,233 60.3 57.2-63.4 860 39.7 36.6-42.8
No 3,046 2,336 78.6 76.5-80.5 710 21.4 19.5-23.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 950 721 77.4 73.7-80.7 229 22.6 19.3-26.3
Non-Veteran 4,349 2,959 71.1 69.1-72.9 1,390 28.9 27.1-30.9

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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.

**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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