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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance County

Physical Activity

Now, thinking about the vigorous physical activities you do when you are not working in a usual week,
do you do vigorous activities for at least 10 minutes at a time, such as running, aerobics, heavy yard work,
or anything else that causes large increases in breathing or heart rate?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 12,712 5,464 49.8 48.2-51.3 7,248 50.2 48.7-51.8
-Alamance County 345 144 51.9 43.0-60.7 201 48.1 39.3-57.0
GENDER
Male 123 67 61.0 47.7-72.8 56 39.0 27.2-52.3
Female 222 77 44.8 32.3-58.0 145 55.2 42.0-67.7
RACE
White 283 123 53.6 43.2-63.7 160 46.4 36.3-56.8
Other 60 19 43.9 27.7-61.7 41 56.1 38.3-72.3
AGE
18-44 81 48 66.6 50.9-79.3 33 33.4 20.7-49.1
45+ 261 95 38.4 31.7-45.7 166 61.6 54.3-68.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 158 48 32.1 23.1-42.7 110 67.9 57.3-76.9
Some College + 187 96 66.9 56.1-76.2 91 33.1 23.8-43.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 185 71 49.5 36.2-63.0 114 50.5 37.0-63.8
$50,000+ 115 57 58.1 44.4-70.7 58 41.9 29.3-55.6

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*If a respondent reported less than 10 mins activity/week for the next phy. activity quest., that respondent was counted in NO category

^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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