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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western NC 2,912 2,138 75.2 72.9-77.4 774 24.8 22.6-27.1
GENDER
Male 1,156 858 77.0 73.4-80.2 298 23.0 19.8-26.6
Female 1,756 1,280 73.6 70.6-76.4 476 26.4 23.6-29.4
RACE
White 2,690 1,990 76.4 74.2-78.4 700 23.6 21.6-25.8
African American 80 50 66.5 51.8-78.5 30 33.5 21.5-48.2
Other Minorities 131 88 62.7 47.1-76.0 43 37.3 24.0-52.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 60 43 62.0 40.9-79.3 17 38.0 20.7-59.1
Non-Hispanic 2,842 2,090 75.9 73.8-77.9 752 24.1 22.1-26.2
AGE
18-24 75 60 77.9 63.4-87.7 15 22.1 12.3-36.6
25-34 225 183 80.6 72.8-86.6 42 19.4 13.4-27.2
35-44 372 279 76.4 71.1-81.0 93 23.6 19.0-28.9
45-54 524 382 72.2 67.3-76.6 142 27.8 23.4-32.7
55-64 695 496 74.2 70.4-77.6 199 25.8 22.4-29.6
65-74 561 421 73.6 68.7-78.0 140 26.4 22.0-31.3
75+ 445 307 69.4 64.1-74.4 138 30.6 25.6-35.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 450 261 55.0 47.6-62.2 189 45.0 37.8-52.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 900 602 69.8 65.5-73.9 298 30.2 26.1-34.5
Some Post-H.S. 743 563 78.8 75.1-82.2 180 21.2 17.8-24.9
College Graduate 814 710 89.8 87.2-91.9 104 10.2 8.1-12.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 389 224 57.5 50.0-64.7 165 42.5 35.3-50.0
$15,000- 24,999 512 333 65.1 58.0-71.6 179 34.9 28.4-42.0
$25,000- 34,999 343 248 75.3 69.7-80.1 95 24.7 19.9-30.3
$35,000- 49,999 434 342 79.0 73.6-83.5 92 21.0 16.5-26.4
$50,000-74,999 407 337 86.9 82.9-90.1 70 13.1 9.9-17.1
$75,000+ 421 360 85.7 80.8-89.5 61 14.3 10.5-19.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,197 752 65.0 61.4-68.5 445 35.0 31.5-38.6
No 1,641 1,329 80.9 77.8-83.6 312 19.1 16.4-22.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 423 309 74.8 69.1-79.7 114 25.2 20.3-30.9
Non-Veteran 2,488 1,828 75.3 72.8-77.6 660 24.7 22.4-27.2

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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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