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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth 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
-Forsyth County 367 150 47.1 40.2-54.1 217 52.9 45.9-59.8
GENDER
Male 136 68 56.6 45.9-66.7 68 43.4 33.3-54.1
Female 231 82 39.0 30.6-48.0 149 61.0 52.0-69.4
RACE
White 280 119 49.9 42.4-57.5 161 50.1 42.5-57.6
Other 83 31 42.2 28.7-56.9 52 57.8 43.1-71.3
AGE
18-44 90 50 55.2 42.2-67.5 40 44.8 32.5-57.8
45+ 274 98 39.8 33.3-46.7 176 60.2 53.3-66.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 105 27 29.8 17.8-45.3 78 70.2 54.7-82.2
Some College + 262 123 54.2 46.4-61.8 139 45.8 38.2-53.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 133 37 33.1 22.1-46.3 96 66.9 53.7-77.9
$50,000+ 179 96 56.5 47.4-65.2 83 43.5 34.8-52.6

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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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