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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Durham County

Physical Activity

Now, thinking about the vigorous physical activities you do when you are not working in a usual week,
do you do vigorous activities for at least 10 minutes at a time, such as running, aerobics, heavy yard work,
or anything else that causes large increases in breathing or heart rate?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 12,712 5,464 49.8 48.2-51.3 7,248 50.2 48.7-51.8
-Durham County 408 198 49.6 42.3-56.8 210 50.4 43.2-57.7
GENDER
Male 162 98 64.0 53.8-73.0 64 36.0 27.0-46.2
Female 246 100 36.3 28.0-45.6 146 63.7 54.4-72.0
RACE
White 254 128 52.5 44.5-60.3 126 47.5 39.7-55.5
Other 150 69 50.4 39.7-61.0 81 49.6 39.0-60.3
AGE
18-44 136 82 55.4 43.4-66.8 54 44.6 33.2-56.6
45+ 266 112 41.1 34.3-48.2 154 58.9 51.8-65.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 105 35 38.9 25.1-54.8 70 61.1 45.2-74.9
Some College + 302 163 55.6 48.3-62.6 139 44.4 37.4-51.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 161 62 40.8 29.1-53.6 99 59.2 46.4-70.9
$50,000+ 196 112 58.1 49.7-66.1 84 41.9 33.9-50.3

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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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