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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: 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%)
TOTAL 15,824 11,420 75.4 74.4-76.3 4,404 24.6 23.7-25.6
GENDER
Male 5,990 4,539 78.7 77.2-80.1 1,451 21.3 19.9-22.8
Female 9,834 6,881 72.3 70.9-73.5 2,953 27.7 26.5-29.1
RACE
White 12,281 9,095 77.4 76.4-78.4 3,186 22.6 21.6-23.6
African American 2,391 1,549 71.3 68.8-73.7 842 28.7 26.3-31.2
Asian 108 82 73.4 59.3-84.0 26 26.6 16.0-40.7
Native American 320 191 64.4 57.2-71.0 129 35.6 29.0-42.8
Other Minorities 659 455 70.0 64.6-74.9 204 30.0 25.1-35.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 637 428 67.4 61.6-72.6 209 32.6 27.4-38.4
-English Speaking 238 169 78.5 69.9-85.1 69 21.5 14.9-30.1
-Spanish Speaking 399 259 63.5 56.6-69.9 140 36.5 30.1-43.4
Non-Hispanic 15,137 10,963 76.1 75.1-77.0 4,174 23.9 23.0-24.9
AGE
18-24 474 364 81.7 77.1-85.4 110 18.3 14.6-22.9
25-34 1,511 1,212 81.5 78.8-83.9 299 18.5 16.1-21.2
35-44 2,453 1,836 75.1 72.8-77.3 617 24.9 22.7-27.2
45-54 3,079 2,213 73.3 71.3-75.3 866 26.7 24.7-28.7
55-64 3,385 2,399 72.3 70.3-74.1 986 27.7 25.9-29.7
65-74 2,734 1,967 72.5 70.3-74.5 767 27.5 25.5-29.7
75+ 2,072 1,344 64.9 62.3-67.5 728 35.1 32.5-37.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 2,263 1,274 59.9 56.4-63.2 989 40.1 36.8-43.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 4,658 3,037 68.8 66.7-70.9 1,621 31.2 29.1-33.3
Some Post-H.S. 4,107 3,084 78.8 77.1-80.5 1,023 21.2 19.5-22.9
College Graduate 4,757 3,997 86.3 85.0-87.6 760 13.7 12.4-15.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,783 1,010 58.3 54.2-62.3 773 41.7 37.7-45.8
$15,000- 24,999 2,530 1,589 66.1 62.9-69.1 941 33.9 30.9-37.1
$25,000- 34,999 1,682 1,157 70.6 67.2-73.7 525 29.4 26.3-32.8
$35,000- 49,999 2,197 1,650 75.6 73.0-78.0 547 24.4 22.0-27.0
$50,000-74,999 2,239 1,777 82.2 80.1-84.2 462 17.8 15.8-19.9
$75,000+ 3,232 2,765 87.3 85.8-88.7 467 12.7 11.3-14.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 5,881 3,589 63.8 62.0-65.6 2,292 36.2 34.4-38.0
No 9,492 7,506 80.7 79.5-81.9 1,986 19.3 18.1-20.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 2,386 1,813 79.1 76.9-81.1 573 20.9 18.9-23.1
Non-Veteran 13,431 9,601 74.8 73.7-75.8 3,830 25.2 24.2-26.3

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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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