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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston County

Physical Activity

When you are at work, which of the following best describes what you do?*
Would you say:

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  Total
Respond.^
Mostly sitting/standing Mostly walking Mostly heavy labor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,061 3,976 62.3 60.2-64.4 1,378 23.9 22.0-25.8 707 13.8 12.3-15.5
-Gaston County 134 78 55.9 45.5-65.7 36 30.2 21.7-40.3 20 13.9 8.1-23.0
GENDER
Male 62 33 49.6 34.9-64.4 18 33.6 21.0-49.1 11 16.8 7.7-32.7
Female 72 45 61.9 48.1-74.1 18 26.9 16.6-40.4 9 11.2 5.4-21.7
RACE
White 115 66 58.8 47.6-69.2 30 26.2 18.0-36.5 19 15.0 8.5-25.1
Other 19 12 40.1 20.2-63.9 6 51.5 27.4-74.8 1 8.4 1.2-41.3
AGE
18-44 55 29 46.1 31.8-61.0 21 41.8 27.9-57.1 5 12.2 4.4-29.7
45+ 77 48 66.6 53.8-77.3 14 17.3 10.1-28.2 15 16.0 9.3-26.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 59 26 40.5 25.4-57.6 20 35.8 22.3-52.1 13 23.6 12.3-40.7
Some College + 75 52 68.6 55.5-79.2 16 25.5 15.6-38.9 7 5.9 2.7-12.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 56 25 42.3 29.0-56.8 16 33.2 20.4-49.1 15 24.5 14.3-38.6
$50,000+ 62 45 70.2 55.2-81.8 15 27.4 16.1-42.5 2 2.4 0.6- 9.4

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*This question was asked only of respondents who reported being employed or self-employed.

^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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