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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe County

Physical Activity

When you are at work, which of the following best describes what you do?*
Would you say:

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  Total
Respond.^
Mostly sitting/standing Mostly walking Mostly heavy labor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,061 3,976 62.3 60.2-64.4 1,378 23.9 22.0-25.8 707 13.8 12.3-15.5
-Buncombe County 196 137 66.8 57.8-74.7 33 16.3 10.9-23.7 26 16.9 10.7-25.6
GENDER
Male 75 46 54.7 40.6-68.1 16 21.0 11.8-34.4 13 24.3 13.5-39.9
Female 121 91 77.8 68.6-84.9 17 12.1 7.1-19.7 13 10.1 5.6-17.7
RACE
White 178 128 68.8 59.7-76.6 28 16.7 10.9-24.8 22 14.5 8.9-22.5
Other 17 8 47.2 18.2-78.2 5 14.6 4.5-38.3 4 38.2 12.3-73.1
AGE
18-44 67 46 62.6 48.2-75.1 8 14.2 6.9-27.0 13 23.1 12.9-37.9
45+ 129 91 71.6 62.1-79.4 25 18.7 12.2-27.6 13 9.7 5.4-16.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 42 22 47.9 29.6-66.9 10 22.1 10.9-39.9 10 29.9 15.6-49.6
Some College + 152 113 70.8 60.2-79.5 23 15.3 9.3-24.0 16 14.0 7.5-24.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 82 42 48.8 36.0-61.7 21 23.8 14.4-36.7 19 27.4 16.9-41.2
$50,000+ 105 88 79.3 66.4-88.2 12 13.2 6.9-23.8 5 7.5 2.3-22.0

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*This question was asked only of respondents who reported being employed or self-employed.

^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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