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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth County

Physical Activity

How many days per week do you do these vigorous activities for at least 10 minutes at a time?*

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  Total
Respond.^
1 day 2 days 3-4 days 5-6 days Everyday
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,411 1,149 19.5 17.8-21.4 1,238 24.4 22.3-26.7 1,867 34.2 31.9-36.6 752 14.4 12.7-16.2 405 7.4 6.3- 8.8
-Forsyth County 148 38 23.7 16.5-32.9 35 27.3 17.6-39.7 50 34.1 24.9-44.7 19 10.7 6.2-17.8 6 4.2 1.8- 9.7
GENDER
Male 67 19 25.1 15.0-38.9 13 25.3 12.8-43.9 25 35.6 22.5-51.2 7 8.9 3.5-20.8 3 5.2 1.6-15.1
Female 81 19 22.0 12.9-34.9 22 29.7 16.8-47.0 25 32.3 21.0-46.1 12 12.9 6.9-22.9 3 3.1 0.9-10.0
RACE
White 118 32 25.9 17.6-36.4 27 24.1 14.6-37.1 36 32.4 22.1-44.6 17 11.7 6.9-19.1 6 6.0 2.5-13.6
Other 30 6 18.6 7.3-40.1 8 34.8 15.0-61.8 14 38.2 20.3-60.0 2 8.4 1.7-32.5 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 50 13 22.9 12.6-38.0 12 32.3 16.8-52.9 18 32.9 19.2-50.3 5 8.6 3.1-21.7 2 3.3 0.8-12.5
45+ 96 24 24.4 15.8-35.8 23 22.0 14.4-32.2 31 34.6 24.5-46.4 14 13.5 7.7-22.5 4 5.5 1.8-15.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 27 8 24.3 9.1-50.7 8 40.0 15.4-71.0 9 29.9 12.5-56.1 2 5.8 1.0-27.5 0 0.0 . - .
Some College + 121 30 23.6 15.8-33.6 27 24.4 14.9-37.3 41 35.0 24.9-46.7 17 11.8 6.7-20.0 6 5.2 2.2-11.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 36 8 17.6 6.6-39.1 15 45.0 23.0-69.1 7 24.8 10.6-47.8 4 8.5 2.7-23.5 2 4.1 0.9-17.4
$50,000+ 95 25 25.6 16.8-36.9 16 18.2 10.0-30.6 38 40.6 28.9-53.3 13 11.9 6.2-21.8 3 3.7 1.1-11.8

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*This question was asked only of respondents who reported doing vigorous activities at least 10 minutes at a time.

^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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