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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg 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
-Mecklenburg County 676 534 80.6 76.6-84.1 142 19.4 15.9-23.4
GENDER
Male 273 223 82.6 76.5-87.4 50 17.4 12.6-23.5
Female 403 311 78.6 73.0-83.3 92 21.4 16.7-27.0
RACE
White 462 381 85.0 80.9-88.4 81 15.0 11.6-19.1
Other 212 151 74.4 66.6-81.0 61 25.6 19.0-33.4
AGE
18-44 200 171 85.1 78.2-90.1 29 14.9 9.9-21.8
45+ 466 355 76.1 71.2-80.4 111 23.9 19.6-28.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 182 121 66.6 57.0-75.0 61 33.4 25.0-43.0
Some College + 490 409 87.0 83.4-89.9 81 13.0 10.1-16.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 267 190 69.9 61.7-76.9 77 30.1 23.1-38.3
$50,000+ 316 271 88.0 83.5-91.4 45 12.0 8.6-16.5

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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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