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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Davidson 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
-Davidson County 384 151 45.5 38.8-52.3 169 42.3 36.0-48.8 64 12.3 9.2-16.2
GENDER
Male 153 73 52.8 43.0-62.4 56 35.5 26.8-45.3 24 11.7 7.3-18.0
Female 231 78 38.7 29.8-48.4 113 48.4 39.7-57.3 40 12.9 8.9-18.1
RACE
White 346 134 42.7 36.0-49.7 155 44.4 37.9-51.2 57 12.9 9.5-17.1
Other 35 16 58.7 37.3-77.3 12 31.1 15.5-52.6 7 10.2 3.9-24.0
AGE
18-44 83 38 55.6 43.0-67.5 39 39.0 27.8-51.5 6 5.4 2.3-12.2
45+ 298 112 38.3 32.0-44.9 128 44.3 37.8-51.0 58 17.4 13.2-22.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 212 68 41.4 32.3-51.2 91 39.9 31.7-48.7 53 18.7 13.6-25.2
Some College + 172 83 50.4 40.7-59.9 78 45.2 35.8-54.9 11 4.5 2.3- 8.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 227 85 47.1 37.8-56.6 98 39.1 30.9-48.1 44 13.7 9.6-19.3
$50,000+ 110 53 45.4 35.0-56.3 50 49.7 38.9-60.4 7 4.9 2.2-10.9

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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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