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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Exercise-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 2,391 1,549 71.3 68.8-73.7 842 28.7 26.3-31.2
GENDER
Males 727 539 79.0 75.0-82.4 188 21.0 17.6-25.0
Females 1,664 1,010 64.9 61.8-68.0 654 35.1 32.0-38.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 25 19 83.0 60.6-93.9 6 17.0 6.1-39.4
Non-Hispanic 2,355 1,526 71.3 68.7-73.7 829 28.7 26.3-31.3
AGE
18-24 82 55 78.6 67.3-86.8 27 21.4 13.2-32.7
25-34 272 208 83.4 78.2-87.6 64 16.6 12.4-21.8
35-44 413 268 68.3 62.4-73.7 145 31.7 26.3-37.6
45-54 537 347 68.8 63.2-73.9 190 31.2 26.1-36.8
55-64 465 302 68.6 63.1-73.6 163 31.4 26.4-36.9
65-74 353 212 59.6 52.9-66.0 141 40.4 34.0-47.1
75+ 242 138 62.7 54.7-70.1 104 37.3 29.9-45.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 443 233 57.7 50.7-64.4 210 42.3 35.6-49.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 839 507 67.2 62.4-71.6 332 32.8 28.4-37.6
Some Post-H.S. 586 413 75.6 71.0-79.7 173 24.4 20.3-29.0
College Graduate 516 391 82.0 77.6-85.8 125 18.0 14.2-22.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 434 240 57.7 50.9-64.1 194 42.3 35.9-49.1
$15,000- 24,999 510 302 65.7 59.0-71.8 208 34.3 28.2-41.0
$25,000- 34,999 305 197 70.7 63.6-77.0 108 29.3 23.0-36.4
$35,000- 49,999 325 230 71.5 64.7-77.4 95 28.5 22.6-35.3
$50,000-74,999 253 190 80.1 73.0-85.6 63 19.9 14.4-27.0
$75,000+ 242 199 87.8 82.5-91.6 43 12.2 8.4-17.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 949 538 60.3 55.7-64.7 411 39.7 35.3-44.3
No 1,332 941 77.5 74.5-80.3 391 22.5 19.7-25.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 296 221 79.4 73.1-84.5 75 20.6 15.5-26.9
Non-Veteran 2,095 1,328 69.9 67.1-72.5 767 30.1 27.5-32.9

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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.

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