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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston County

Physical Activity

Moderate Physical Activity*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 12,228 5,393 46.4 44.8-48.0 6,835 53.6 52.0-55.2
-Gaston County 316 141 45.2 38.1-52.6 175 54.8 47.4-61.9
GENDER
Male 119 57 49.7 38.0-61.4 62 50.3 38.6-62.0
Female 197 84 41.5 33.1-50.4 113 58.5 49.6-66.9
RACE
White 271 124 45.0 37.6-52.8 147 55.0 47.2-62.4
Other 45 17 46.2 27.4-66.1 28 53.8 33.9-72.6
AGE
18-44 88 45 50.8 38.5-63.0 43 49.2 37.0-61.5
45+ 224 95 40.4 32.9-48.3 129 59.6 51.7-67.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 172 70 43.7 34.2-53.6 102 56.3 46.4-65.8
Some College + 143 71 46.8 36.3-57.5 72 53.2 42.5-63.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 178 70 39.7 30.0-50.3 108 60.3 49.7-70.0
$50,000+ 83 50 58.0 44.3-70.5 33 42.0 29.5-55.7

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*Data in this table were derived from the physical activity questions.
Yes = Respondents who report doing moderate physical activity for 30 or more minutes per day, five or more days per week or
respondents who report doing vigorous physical acti vity for 20 or more minutes per day, three or more days per week.
No= Respondents who report no moderate physical activity or less than 30 minutes per day, or less than five days per week
and no vigorous physical activity or less than 20 minutes p er 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.

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