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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston County

Physical Activity

Vigorous Physical Activity*

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  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
-Gaston County 324 60 21.2 15.6-28.2 264 78.8 71.8-84.4
GENDER
Male 121 25 23.6 14.2-36.4 96 76.4 63.6-85.8
Female 203 35 19.3 13.4-26.9 168 80.7 73.1-86.6
RACE
White 276 52 21.4 15.7-28.3 224 78.6 71.7-84.3
Other 48 8 20.7 7.3-46.2 40 79.3 53.8-92.7
AGE
18-44 90 27 30.4 20.1-43.2 63 69.6 56.8-79.9
45+ 230 32 12.8 8.8-18.2 198 87.2 81.8-91.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 176 26 19.3 12.2-29.1 150 80.7 70.9-87.8
Some College + 147 34 23.0 15.0-33.5 113 77.0 66.5-85.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 181 25 17.3 10.0-28.3 156 82.7 71.7-90.0
$50,000+ 84 26 27.4 18.1-39.1 58 72.6 60.9-81.9

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*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.

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