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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe County

Physical Activity

Now, thinking about the moderate physical activities you do when you are not working in a usual week,
do you do moderate activities for at least 10 minutes at a time such as
brisk walking, bicycling,vacuuming, gardening, or anything else that cause s small increases in breathing or heart rate?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 12,752 10,603 84.8 83.6-85.9 2,149 15.2 14.1-16.4
-Buncombe County 388 345 90.7 86.1-93.8 43 9.3 6.2-13.9
GENDER
Male 142 124 88.1 78.7-93.7 18 11.9 6.3-21.3
Female 246 221 92.9 89.1-95.4 25 7.1 4.6-10.9
RACE
White 355 318 91.9 88.1-94.6 37 8.1 5.4-11.9
Other 30 25 80.3 47.8-94.8 5 19.7 5.2-52.2
AGE
18-44 105 98 92.1 81.9-96.7 7 7.9 3.3-18.1
45+ 282 246 89.3 85.0-92.5 36 10.7 7.5-15.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 113 102 94.3 89.4-97.0 11 5.7 3.0-10.6
Some College + 272 240 88.9 82.5-93.2 32 11.1 6.8-17.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 183 157 89.9 84.3-93.7 26 10.1 6.3-15.7
$50,000+ 158 148 90.8 80.2-96.0 10 9.2 4.0-19.8

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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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