SCHS Home Search FAQs Guestbook

North Carolina State Center for Health Statistics Navigation Bar

2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth County

Physical Activity

Vigorous Physical Activity*

View results for a demographic group:
Select a different topic:
View results for a different geographical area:
  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 12,528 2,735 25.9 24.4-27.4 9,793 74.1 72.6-75.6
-Forsyth County 363 69 21.2 16.1-27.3 294 78.8 72.7-83.9
GENDER
Male 135 35 28.0 19.2-38.8 100 72.0 61.2-80.8
Female 228 34 15.3 10.5-21.8 194 84.7 78.2-89.5
RACE
White 277 55 23.6 17.5-31.1 222 76.4 68.9-82.5
Other 82 14 16.7 9.1-28.5 68 83.3 71.5-90.9
AGE
18-44 90 23 23.0 14.3-34.8 67 77.0 65.2-85.7
45+ 270 45 19.2 14.2-25.5 225 80.8 74.5-85.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 104 8 8.1 3.4-17.9 96 91.9 82.1-96.6
Some College + 259 61 26.5 20.0-34.3 198 73.5 65.7-80.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 132 12 10.7 5.5-19.6 120 89.3 80.4-94.5
$50,000+ 176 52 31.1 23.1-40.5 124 68.9 59.5-76.9

Back to Physical Activity.

*Data in this table were derived from the physical activity questions.
Yes = Respondents who report doing vigorous physical activity for 20 or more minutes per day, three or more days per week.
No = Respondents who report no vigorous physical ac tivity or less than 20 minutes per day, or less than three days per week.

^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.

BRFSS Home | Annual Questionnaires | Technical Notes

This page was generated on 10JUN10.

SCHS Home | Search | FAQs | Guestbook