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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance County

Physical Activity

Vigorous Physical Activity*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 12,528 2,735 25.9 24.4-27.4 9,793 74.1 72.6-75.6
-Alamance County 342 63 28.1 18.6-40.0 279 71.9 60.0-81.4
GENDER
Male 122 29 32.2 19.8-47.8 93 67.8 52.2-80.2
Female 220 34 24.8 12.3-43.7 186 75.2 56.3-87.7
RACE
White 280 53 29.3 18.1-43.8 227 70.7 56.2-81.9
Other 60 8 20.4 7.7-43.9 52 79.6 56.1-92.3
AGE
18-44 80 21 41.1 24.2-60.4 59 58.9 39.6-75.8
45+ 259 41 16.1 11.5-21.9 218 83.9 78.1-88.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 157 18 11.7 6.7-19.7 139 88.3 80.3-93.3
Some College + 185 45 40.6 26.4-56.5 140 59.4 43.5-73.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 183 30 27.0 13.1-47.5 153 73.0 52.5-86.9
$50,000+ 115 25 30.0 17.0-47.4 90 70.0 52.6-83.0

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*Data in this table were derived from the physical activity questions.
Yes = Respondents who report doing vigorous physical activity for 20 or more minutes per day, three or more days per week.
No = Respondents who report no vigorous physical ac tivity or less than 20 minutes per day, or less than three days per week.

^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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