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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe County

Physical Activity

Moderate Physical Activity*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 12,228 5,393 46.4 44.8-48.0 6,835 53.6 52.0-55.2
-Buncombe County 373 185 53.6 47.2-59.9 188 46.4 40.1-52.8
GENDER
Male 138 82 65.8 56.0-74.4 56 34.2 25.6-44.0
Female 235 103 42.9 35.4-50.7 132 57.1 49.3-64.6
RACE
White 340 170 51.3 44.8-57.8 170 48.7 42.2-55.2
Other 30 13 70.6 49.6-85.4 17 29.4 14.6-50.4
AGE
18-44 103 59 60.3 49.2-70.4 44 39.7 29.6-50.8
45+ 269 125 47.1 40.6-53.7 144 52.9 46.3-59.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 104 45 52.8 40.5-64.7 59 47.2 35.3-59.5
Some College + 267 140 55.1 47.7-62.2 127 44.9 37.8-52.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 175 81 55.7 46.5-64.6 94 44.3 35.4-53.5
$50,000+ 156 89 55.0 45.6-64.0 67 45.0 36.0-54.4

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*Data in this table were derived from the physical activity questions.
Yes = Respondents who report doing moderate physical activity for 30 or more minutes per day, five or more days per week or
respondents who report doing vigorous physical acti vity for 20 or more minutes per day, three or more days per week.
No= Respondents who report no moderate physical activity or less than 30 minutes per day, or less than five days per week
and no vigorous physical activity or less than 20 minutes p er 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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