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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Durham County

Physical Activity

Now, thinking about the moderate physical activities you do when you are not working in a usual week,
do you do moderate activities for at least 10 minutes at a time such as
brisk walking, bicycling,vacuuming, gardening, or anything else that cause s small increases in breathing or heart rate?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 12,752 10,603 84.8 83.6-85.9 2,149 15.2 14.1-16.4
-Durham County 409 359 85.3 76.3-91.3 50 14.7 8.7-23.7
GENDER
Male 162 142 87.5 77.1-93.6 20 12.5 6.4-22.9
Female 247 217 83.4 68.0-92.2 30 16.6 7.8-32.0
RACE
White 254 225 91.7 87.5-94.6 29 8.3 5.4-12.5
Other 151 132 85.3 74.4-92.1 19 14.7 7.9-25.6
AGE
18-44 137 124 83.0 67.3-92.1 13 17.0 7.9-32.7
45+ 266 230 88.5 83.1-92.3 36 11.5 7.7-16.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 105 80 70.2 50.7-84.4 25 29.8 15.6-49.3
Some College + 303 278 93.5 88.3-96.5 25 6.5 3.5-11.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 162 130 71.9 55.2-84.2 32 28.1 15.8-44.8
$50,000+ 196 184 95.5 92.1-97.5 12 4.5 2.5- 7.9

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*If a respondent reported less than 10 mins activity/week for the next phy. activity quest., that respondent was counted in NO category

^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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