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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Cumberland 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
-Cumberland County 353 148 50.0 43.1-56.9 134 33.7 27.8-40.2 71 16.3 12.3-21.3
GENDER
Male 120 55 58.2 47.1-68.6 44 29.7 21.0-40.1 21 12.1 7.1-19.8
Female 233 93 43.8 35.5-52.5 90 36.7 29.1-45.0 50 19.5 14.0-26.4
RACE
White 203 92 52.8 43.3-62.0 78 34.4 26.4-43.5 33 12.8 8.5-19.0
Other 146 53 46.0 36.1-56.1 55 32.2 24.1-41.6 38 21.8 15.0-30.6
AGE
18-44 120 67 61.6 50.8-71.3 38 28.2 19.7-38.5 15 10.2 5.9-17.2
45+ 231 80 36.2 29.2-43.9 96 40.7 33.5-48.4 55 23.1 17.0-30.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 132 37 38.7 26.7-52.3 51 33.2 23.8-44.2 44 28.1 19.4-38.8
Some College + 221 111 56.5 48.2-64.4 83 34.0 26.6-42.2 27 9.6 6.1-14.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 178 70 49.3 39.2-59.5 60 28.3 20.7-37.3 48 22.4 16.1-30.3
$50,000+ 132 65 56.8 46.6-66.5 58 38.2 29.0-48.3 9 5.0 2.5- 9.8

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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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