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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth 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
-Forsyth County 370 313 85.9 80.6-89.9 57 14.1 10.1-19.4
GENDER
Male 137 116 82.6 72.7-89.5 21 17.4 10.5-27.3
Female 233 197 88.6 83.5-92.3 36 11.4 7.7-16.5
RACE
White 283 244 89.2 84.7-92.5 39 10.8 7.5-15.3
Other 83 67 80.1 66.6-89.0 16 19.9 11.0-33.4
AGE
18-44 91 81 87.8 76.9-94.0 10 12.2 6.0-23.1
45+ 276 229 84.0 78.6-88.3 47 16.0 11.7-21.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 108 82 74.3 60.7-84.4 26 25.7 15.6-39.3
Some College + 262 231 90.7 86.1-93.9 31 9.3 6.1-13.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 134 102 78.5 68.5-86.0 32 21.5 14.0-31.5
$50,000+ 179 166 92.1 86.2-95.6 13 7.9 4.4-13.8

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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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