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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe 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
-Buncombe County 381 102 34.6 28.4-41.3 279 65.4 58.7-71.6
GENDER
Male 138 54 50.2 40.0-60.4 84 49.8 39.6-60.0
Female 243 48 21.0 15.4-28.1 195 79.0 71.9-84.6
RACE
White 347 93 31.9 25.9-38.5 254 68.1 61.5-74.1
Other 31 8 55.3 31.8-76.6 23 44.7 23.4-68.2
AGE
18-44 103 41 45.8 35.0-57.1 62 54.2 42.9-65.0
45+ 277 60 23.9 18.7-30.0 217 76.1 70.0-81.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 111 22 34.2 22.4-48.4 89 65.8 51.6-77.6
Some College + 267 80 35.5 28.5-43.3 187 64.5 56.7-71.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 179 37 31.9 23.0-42.2 142 68.1 57.8-77.0
$50,000+ 156 59 39.5 30.6-49.2 97 60.5 50.8-69.4

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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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