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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Exercise-AFRICAN AMERICAN MALES

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 MALES 727 539 79.0 75.0-82.4 188 21.0 17.6-25.0
AGE
18-24 29 23 86.1 69.8-94.3 6 13.9 5.7-30.2
25-34 69 60 90.2 81.2-95.2 9 9.8 4.8-18.8
35-44 132 92 71.2 61.6-79.2 40 28.8 20.8-38.4
45-54 180 141 79.8 70.8-86.6 39 20.2 13.4-29.2
55-64 154 109 76.7 68.4-83.3 45 23.3 16.7-31.6
65-74 93 64 68.1 56.2-78.0 29 31.9 22.0-43.8
75+ 63 44 74.1 58.9-85.0 19 25.9 15.0-41.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 129 80 66.5 54.0-77.1 49 33.5 22.9-46.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 289 198 74.8 67.7-80.7 91 25.2 19.3-32.3
Some Post-H.S. 172 143 83.1 75.2-88.8 29 16.9 11.2-24.8
College Graduate 134 116 91.5 85.7-95.1 18 8.5 4.9-14.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 105 61 62.7 49.6-74.2 44 37.3 25.8-50.4
$15,000- 24,999 136 96 74.1 62.4-83.1 40 25.9 16.9-37.6
$25,000- 34,999 94 69 79.5 68.4-87.4 25 20.5 12.6-31.6
$35,000- 49,999 130 94 74.6 64.6-82.5 36 25.4 17.5-35.4
$50,000-74,999 88 72 86.4 75.2-93.0 16 13.6 7.0-24.8
$75,000+ 101 95 95.3 89.0-98.1 6 4.7 1.9-11.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 294 190 68.2 60.6-75.0 104 31.8 25.0-39.4
No 393 315 84.6 80.0-88.3 78 15.4 11.7-20.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 244 187 80.6 73.8-86.0 57 19.4 14.0-26.2
Non-Veteran 483 352 78.3 73.4-82.5 131 21.7 17.5-26.6

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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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