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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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%)
North Carolina 15,824 11,420 75.4 74.4-76.3 4,404 24.6 23.7-25.6
-Piedmont NC 7,610 5,600 76.9 75.5-78.3 2,010 23.1 21.7-24.5
GENDER
Male 2,913 2,268 80.4 78.3-82.3 645 19.6 17.7-21.7
Female 4,697 3,332 73.7 71.8-75.5 1,365 26.3 24.5-28.2
RACE
White 6,035 4,524 78.9 77.5-80.3 1,511 21.1 19.7-22.5
African American 1,085 739 74.6 71.1-77.8 346 25.4 22.2-28.9
Other Minorities 466 322 69.8 63.4-75.5 144 30.2 24.5-36.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 350 229 65.9 58.1-72.9 121 34.1 27.1-41.9
Non-Hispanic 7,242 5,360 78.0 76.7-79.3 1,882 22.0 20.7-23.3
AGE
18-24 214 174 84.4 77.9-89.3 40 15.6 10.7-22.1
25-34 757 617 82.3 78.4-85.6 140 17.7 14.4-21.6
35-44 1,257 970 76.3 73.0-79.2 287 23.7 20.8-27.0
45-54 1,531 1,145 75.7 72.8-78.4 386 24.3 21.6-27.2
55-64 1,599 1,146 73.6 70.8-76.2 453 26.4 23.8-29.2
65-74 1,234 874 72.0 68.8-75.0 360 28.0 25.0-31.2
75+ 954 624 66.7 62.7-70.4 330 33.3 29.6-37.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 968 549 61.1 55.8-66.1 419 38.9 33.9-44.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,111 1,376 68.8 65.6-71.8 735 31.2 28.2-34.4
Some Post-H.S. 1,936 1,462 80.1 77.7-82.4 474 19.9 17.6-22.3
College Graduate 2,576 2,196 87.4 85.7-89.0 380 12.6 11.0-14.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 707 400 56.8 49.9-63.4 307 43.2 36.6-50.1
$15,000- 24,999 1,165 729 67.0 62.3-71.4 436 33.0 28.6-37.7
$25,000- 34,999 746 512 69.1 64.2-73.7 234 30.9 26.3-35.8
$35,000- 49,999 1,010 752 76.1 72.2-79.6 258 23.9 20.4-27.8
$50,000-74,999 1,063 846 82.4 79.2-85.3 217 17.6 14.7-20.8
$75,000+ 1,870 1,625 88.5 86.6-90.2 245 11.5 9.8-13.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,591 1,604 65.5 62.7-68.2 987 34.5 31.8-37.3
No 4,805 3,841 81.7 80.0-83.2 964 18.3 16.8-20.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,013 783 81.4 78.1-84.2 230 18.6 15.8-21.9
Non-Veteran 6,594 4,814 76.3 74.7-77.8 1,780 23.7 22.2-25.3

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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.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
**Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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