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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth 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
-Forsyth County 354 147 42.1 35.3-49.2 156 45.2 38.2-52.3 51 12.8 8.9-18.0
GENDER
Male 133 58 41.3 31.2-52.2 58 43.7 33.2-54.8 17 15.0 8.5-25.1
Female 221 89 42.8 34.1-52.0 98 46.5 37.6-55.6 34 10.7 7.2-15.7
RACE
White 271 120 46.6 38.9-54.4 117 44.3 36.8-52.1 34 9.1 6.2-13.2
Other 79 26 33.3 21.5-47.7 38 47.4 33.4-62.0 15 19.3 10.3-33.1
AGE
18-44 90 39 42.1 30.0-55.1 44 48.5 35.8-61.4 7 9.4 4.0-20.7
45+ 261 106 41.6 34.9-48.5 111 42.6 36.0-49.5 44 15.8 11.5-21.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 100 32 33.1 21.2-47.8 43 40.9 27.6-55.6 25 26.0 15.5-40.2
Some College + 254 115 45.6 37.8-53.7 113 46.9 38.9-54.9 26 7.5 4.7-11.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 128 32 27.1 17.4-39.5 65 51.8 39.7-63.8 31 21.1 13.7-31.1
$50,000+ 173 94 52.9 43.7-62.0 71 41.7 32.9-50.9 8 5.4 2.6-11.0

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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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