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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Durham County

Physical Activity

When you are at work, which of the following best describes what you do?*
Would you say:

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  Total
Respond.^
Mostly sitting/standing Mostly walking Mostly heavy labor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,061 3,976 62.3 60.2-64.4 1,378 23.9 22.0-25.8 707 13.8 12.3-15.5
-Durham County 236 183 66.9 57.4-75.2 39 22.4 15.3-31.5 14 10.7 5.6-19.5
GENDER
Male 98 71 61.1 47.2-73.5 16 23.6 13.1-38.7 11 15.3 7.7-28.1
Female 138 112 72.6 59.5-82.7 23 21.2 13.0-32.6 3 6.2 1.4-24.1
RACE
White 142 117 79.2 68.1-87.2 21 18.4 10.8-29.6 4 2.4 0.7- 7.6
Other 92 64 55.8 42.0-68.8 18 26.1 15.4-40.7 10 18.1 9.0-32.9
AGE
18-44 107 83 61.7 48.6-73.3 16 24.1 14.3-37.5 8 14.2 6.8-27.3
45+ 125 97 76.1 66.0-83.9 22 19.4 12.3-29.1 6 4.5 1.8-11.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 44 25 41.9 25.3-60.6 10 29.5 14.3-51.2 9 28.6 13.7-50.3
Some College + 192 158 77.7 68.5-84.8 29 19.3 12.5-28.6 5 3.0 1.1- 7.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 70 44 49.5 34.0-65.1 18 34.9 20.7-52.4 8 15.6 6.8-31.9
$50,000+ 146 129 88.5 81.2-93.2 15 10.0 5.7-16.8 2 1.5 0.3- 7.6

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*This question was asked only of respondents who reported being employed or self-employed.

^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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