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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Cabarrus County

Physical Activity

Physical Activity Recommendation Status*

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  Total
Respond.^
Meets Recommendation Some Physical Activity Physically Inactive
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 12,228 5,393 46.4 44.8-48.0 4,933 40.4 38.8-41.9 1,902 13.2 12.2-14.3
-Cabarrus County 318 139 45.2 37.3-53.3 134 42.9 35.0-51.1 45 11.9 8.0-17.5
GENDER
Male 119 53 48.3 35.5-61.4 46 39.0 26.9-52.6 20 12.6 6.7-22.7
Female 199 86 41.9 33.3-51.0 88 46.8 37.7-56.1 25 11.2 7.0-17.5
RACE
White 260 119 52.3 43.7-60.9 105 37.6 29.8-46.1 36 10.1 6.8-14.7
Other 52 17 23.8 13.2-39.1 28 59.1 40.9-75.2 7 17.1 7.0-36.0
AGE
18-44 104 50 46.6 34.4-59.4 44 44.3 32.1-57.3 10 9.0 4.2-18.4
45+ 213 88 43.0 35.3-51.0 90 41.0 33.7-48.8 35 16.0 10.9-22.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 132 38 34.9 23.1-48.9 62 45.8 33.2-59.0 32 19.3 12.0-29.4
Some College + 185 100 52.7 42.5-62.6 72 40.9 31.2-51.4 13 6.4 2.9-13.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 153 58 38.9 29.5-49.3 64 39.7 30.1-50.2 31 21.3 13.3-32.4
$50,000+ 116 64 57.0 44.3-68.8 46 38.6 27.1-51.6 6 4.4 1.8-10.5

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*Meets recommendation = Moderate physical activity for 30 or more minutes per day, five or more days per week or vigorous physical activity for 20 or more minutes per day, three or more days per week.
Some Physical Activity = Do some physical activit y, but do not meet recommendations ABOVE.
Physically Inactive = Respondents reporting no activity.

^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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