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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe County

Physical Activity

Now, thinking about the vigorous physical activities you do when you are not working in a usual week,
do you do vigorous activities for at least 10 minutes at a time, such as running, aerobics, heavy yard work,
or anything else that causes large increases in breathing or heart rate?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 12,712 5,464 49.8 48.2-51.3 7,248 50.2 48.7-51.8
-Buncombe County 387 186 55.3 49.1-61.4 201 44.7 38.6-50.9
GENDER
Male 141 87 71.3 62.4-78.8 54 28.7 21.2-37.6
Female 246 99 41.4 34.1-49.0 147 58.6 51.0-65.9
RACE
White 353 171 53.9 47.5-60.2 182 46.1 39.8-52.5
Other 31 14 66.7 44.5-83.3 17 33.3 16.7-55.5
AGE
18-44 105 69 69.3 58.6-78.3 36 30.7 21.7-41.4
45+ 281 116 42.0 35.8-48.5 165 58.0 51.5-64.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 114 41 48.2 36.3-60.3 73 51.8 39.7-63.7
Some College + 270 145 59.6 52.4-66.4 125 40.4 33.6-47.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 182 76 52.3 43.1-61.3 106 47.7 38.7-56.9
$50,000+ 158 96 62.0 52.7-70.4 62 38.0 29.6-47.3

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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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