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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Durham 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
-Durham County 397 184 42.9 36.0-50.1 172 46.2 39.0-53.6 41 10.9 5.5-20.2
GENDER
Male 156 84 50.3 39.8-60.7 59 45.0 34.8-55.7 13 4.7 2.2- 9.6
Female 241 100 36.3 27.9-45.7 113 47.3 37.2-57.6 28 16.4 7.4-32.5
RACE
White 250 127 48.1 40.2-56.1 99 45.4 37.5-53.6 24 6.5 4.0-10.4
Other 143 56 41.0 30.6-52.2 72 50.6 39.6-61.5 15 8.5 4.1-16.8
AGE
18-44 135 66 43.9 33.1-55.4 62 45.4 34.2-57.0 7 10.7 3.4-29.3
45+ 256 114 40.9 34.1-48.0 109 48.1 40.8-55.4 33 11.1 7.2-16.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 99 33 34.5 21.4-50.4 46 45.4 30.4-61.3 20 20.1 7.8-42.7
Some College + 297 151 47.6 40.5-54.8 125 46.6 39.4-53.9 21 5.8 2.9-11.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 158 62 37.4 26.3-49.9 68 41.2 29.4-54.0 28 21.5 10.1-39.9
$50,000+ 193 103 49.0 40.5-57.5 82 47.9 39.4-56.5 8 3.1 1.5- 6.3

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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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