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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Catawba 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
-Catawba County 351 142 46.3 39.1-53.8 209 53.7 46.2-60.9
GENDER
Male 132 64 54.5 42.6-66.0 68 45.5 34.0-57.4
Female 219 78 39.0 31.2-47.5 141 61.0 52.5-68.8
RACE
White 320 131 47.0 40.3-53.8 189 53.0 46.2-59.7
Other 27 9 44.5 18.3-74.1 18 55.5 25.9-81.7
AGE
18-44 76 36 52.3 38.1-66.2 40 47.7 33.8-61.9
45+ 272 105 42.1 35.5-49.0 167 57.9 51.0-64.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 170 61 42.7 30.9-55.4 109 57.3 44.6-69.1
Some College + 181 81 49.8 41.4-58.3 100 50.2 41.7-58.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 189 67 42.3 30.8-54.7 122 57.7 45.3-69.2
$50,000+ 119 65 58.7 48.5-68.2 54 41.3 31.8-51.5

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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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