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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Durham County

Physical Activity

Moderate Physical Activity*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 12,228 5,393 46.4 44.8-48.0 6,835 53.6 52.0-55.2
-Durham County 397 184 42.9 36.0-50.1 213 57.1 49.9-64.0
GENDER
Male 156 84 50.3 39.8-60.7 72 49.7 39.3-60.2
Female 241 100 36.3 27.9-45.7 141 63.7 54.3-72.1
RACE
White 250 127 48.1 40.2-56.1 123 51.9 43.9-59.8
Other 143 56 41.0 30.6-52.2 87 59.0 47.8-69.4
AGE
18-44 135 66 43.9 33.1-55.4 69 56.1 44.6-66.9
45+ 256 114 40.9 34.1-48.0 142 59.1 52.0-65.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 99 33 34.5 21.4-50.4 66 65.5 49.6-78.6
Some College + 297 151 47.6 40.5-54.8 146 52.4 45.2-59.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 158 62 37.4 26.3-49.9 96 62.6 50.1-73.7
$50,000+ 193 103 49.0 40.5-57.5 90 51.0 42.5-59.5

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*Data in this table were derived from the physical activity questions.
Yes = Respondents who report doing moderate physical activity for 30 or more minutes per day, five or more days per week or
respondents who report doing vigorous physical acti vity for 20 or more minutes per day, three or more days per week.
No= Respondents who report no moderate physical activity or less than 30 minutes per day, or less than five days per week
and no vigorous physical activity or less than 20 minutes p er day, or less than three days per week.

^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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