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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe County

Physical Activity

How many days per week do you do these vigorous activities for at least 10 minutes at a time?*

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  Total
Respond.^
1 day 2 days 3-4 days 5-6 days Everyday
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,411 1,149 19.5 17.8-21.4 1,238 24.4 22.3-26.7 1,867 34.2 31.9-36.6 752 14.4 12.7-16.2 405 7.4 6.3- 8.8
-Buncombe County 186 35 14.2 9.6-20.6 38 20.7 14.6-28.6 69 34.5 26.6-43.2 25 16.3 10.2-25.1 19 14.3 8.2-23.8
GENDER
Male 87 13 11.6 6.0-21.3 15 16.8 9.6-27.8 34 33.3 22.9-45.6 12 18.1 9.5-31.9 13 20.2 10.7-34.7
Female 99 22 18.1 11.6-27.3 23 26.6 17.4-38.5 35 36.2 25.5-48.4 13 13.6 7.6-23.1 6 5.5 2.4-12.1
RACE
White 171 31 15.3 10.2-22.4 36 22.7 15.9-31.1 66 37.1 28.8-46.2 21 13.9 8.5-22.1 17 11.1 6.3-18.7
Other 14 4 8.0 2.4-23.8 2 9.1 1.8-36.0 2 9.3 1.8-36.2 4 35.0 10.6-71.1 2 38.6 11.3-75.5
AGE
18-44 69 9 10.4 5.0-20.4 17 22.2 13.5-34.3 23 31.2 20.5-44.4 10 17.7 9.0-31.7 10 18.5 9.4-33.3
45+ 116 26 20.2 13.7-28.8 21 18.5 12.1-27.3 45 39.2 30.1-49.2 15 14.3 8.6-22.9 9 7.8 3.7-15.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 41 9 14.9 6.8-29.9 7 12.8 5.5-27.1 12 27.0 13.2-47.3 5 19.0 6.6-44.1 8 26.2 11.7-48.6
Some College + 145 26 14.0 8.8-21.4 31 23.5 16.0-33.0 57 37.0 28.1-46.9 20 15.4 9.3-24.4 11 10.2 4.6-21.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 76 15 12.1 6.5-21.6 18 24.3 14.4-38.0 23 29.6 18.4-43.9 8 12.9 5.7-26.6 12 21.1 10.7-37.3
$50,000+ 96 13 11.3 6.3-19.6 19 21.7 13.5-33.0 43 40.6 29.7-52.4 15 17.2 9.7-28.4 6 9.3 3.0-25.3

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*This question was asked only of respondents who reported doing vigorous activities at least 10 minutes at a time.

^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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