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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Catawba 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
-Catawba County 334 132 40.6 33.7-47.9 145 45.5 38.0-53.1 57 13.9 10.0-19.0
GENDER
Male 125 57 41.9 30.6-54.1 49 46.0 33.3-59.2 19 12.1 6.7-20.8
Female 209 75 39.5 31.4-48.1 96 45.0 37.0-53.3 38 15.5 10.6-22.2
RACE
White 303 123 44.0 37.1-51.1 131 43.9 37.1-50.9 49 12.1 8.8-16.5
Other 27 8 24.9 10.4-48.7 11 50.5 23.8-76.9 8 24.6 9.6-50.2
AGE
18-44 74 28 38.1 25.5-52.6 38 50.7 36.1-65.2 8 11.2 5.1-22.7
45+ 257 102 42.0 35.3-49.1 106 41.9 35.1-48.9 49 16.1 12.0-21.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 159 56 34.3 24.4-45.7 67 48.0 35.9-60.4 36 17.7 11.4-26.6
Some College + 175 76 46.6 38.1-55.4 78 43.1 34.8-51.7 21 10.3 6.2-16.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 179 67 36.9 27.0-47.9 77 46.3 34.6-58.4 35 16.9 10.8-25.4
$50,000+ 115 52 48.8 38.5-59.2 53 44.0 34.0-54.4 10 7.2 3.5-14.5

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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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