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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Exercise-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

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 AMERICAN FEMALES 1,664 1,010 64.9 61.8-68.0 654 35.1 32.0-38.2
AGE
18-24 53 32 69.6 53.3-82.1 21 30.4 17.9-46.7
25-34 203 148 78.8 72.0-84.4 55 21.2 15.6-28.0
35-44 281 176 65.6 58.3-72.3 105 34.4 27.7-41.7
45-54 357 206 58.3 51.3-65.1 151 41.7 34.9-48.7
55-64 311 193 62.0 54.9-68.5 118 38.0 31.5-45.1
65-74 260 148 53.8 45.9-61.6 112 46.2 38.4-54.1
75+ 179 94 56.5 47.2-65.4 85 43.5 34.6-52.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 314 153 51.4 43.8-59.0 161 48.6 41.0-56.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 550 309 58.6 52.6-64.3 241 41.4 35.7-47.4
Some Post-H.S. 414 270 70.3 64.4-75.6 144 29.7 24.4-35.6
College Graduate 382 275 75.6 69.3-81.0 107 24.4 19.0-30.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 329 179 54.5 47.3-61.5 150 45.5 38.5-52.7
$15,000- 24,999 374 206 59.1 51.8-66.0 168 40.9 34.0-48.2
$25,000- 34,999 211 128 64.3 55.4-72.3 83 35.7 27.7-44.6
$35,000- 49,999 195 136 67.9 58.4-76.1 59 32.1 23.9-41.6
$50,000-74,999 165 118 73.8 64.1-81.6 47 26.2 18.4-35.9
$75,000+ 141 104 80.2 71.3-86.9 37 19.8 13.1-28.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 655 348 53.2 47.9-58.5 307 46.8 41.5-52.1
No 939 626 71.7 67.8-75.4 313 28.3 24.6-32.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 52 34 71.4 54.1-84.1 18 28.6 15.9-45.9
Non-Veteran 1,612 976 64.7 61.4-67.8 636 35.3 32.2-38.6

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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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