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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston County

Physical Activity

Now, thinking about the moderate physical activities you do when you are not working in a usual week,
do you do moderate activities for at least 10 minutes at a time such as
brisk walking, bicycling,vacuuming, gardening, or anything else that cause s small increases in breathing or heart rate?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 12,752 10,603 84.8 83.6-85.9 2,149 15.2 14.1-16.4
-Gaston County 332 273 84.7 79.3-88.9 59 15.3 11.1-20.7
GENDER
Male 124 107 87.2 78.5-92.7 17 12.8 7.3-21.5
Female 208 166 82.7 75.1-88.3 42 17.3 11.7-24.9
RACE
White 283 234 84.6 78.5-89.3 49 15.4 10.7-21.5
Other 49 39 85.2 71.4-93.0 10 14.8 7.0-28.6
AGE
18-44 90 80 88.6 78.4-94.3 10 11.4 5.7-21.6
45+ 238 189 81.1 74.4-86.4 49 18.9 13.6-25.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 182 142 80.8 73.0-86.8 40 19.2 13.2-27.0
Some College + 149 131 88.4 79.9-93.6 18 11.6 6.4-20.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 186 146 78.7 69.6-85.6 40 21.3 14.4-30.4
$50,000+ 85 78 94.2 87.0-97.6 7 5.8 2.4-13.0

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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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