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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe County

Physical Activity

Leisure Time Physical Activity *

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 13,266 9,476 73.6 72.2-74.9 3,790 26.4 25.1-27.8
-Buncombe County 399 321 84.2 79.5-88.0 78 15.8 12.0-20.5
GENDER
Male 145 122 87.4 80.2-92.2 23 12.6 7.8-19.8
Female 254 199 81.5 74.7-86.8 55 18.5 13.2-25.3
RACE
White 364 295 83.9 78.7-88.0 69 16.1 12.0-21.3
Other 32 23 85.7 70.4-93.8 9 14.3 6.2-29.6
AGE
18-44 107 97 89.2 79.8-94.5 10 10.8 5.5-20.2
45+ 291 223 79.6 74.2-84.0 68 20.4 16.0-25.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 121 85 79.8 71.0-86.5 36 20.2 13.5-29.0
Some College + 275 235 86.4 80.2-90.8 40 13.6 9.2-19.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 189 137 77.9 69.8-84.4 52 22.1 15.6-30.2
$50,000+ 160 147 91.7 85.5-95.4 13 8.3 4.6-14.5

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*Data in this table were derived from the exercise question.
Yes = Respondents who report any level of physical activity or exercise.
No = Respondents reporting no physical activity or exercise.

^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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