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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston County

Physical Activity

Now, thinking about the vigorous physical activities you do when you are not working in a usual week,
do you do vigorous activities for at least 10 minutes at a time, such as running, aerobics, heavy yard work,
or anything else that causes large increases in breathing or heart rate?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 12,712 5,464 49.8 48.2-51.3 7,248 50.2 48.7-51.8
-Gaston County 331 133 46.3 39.2-53.7 198 53.7 46.3-60.8
GENDER
Male 123 60 56.7 45.2-67.5 63 43.3 32.5-54.8
Female 208 73 37.7 29.3-46.9 135 62.3 53.1-70.7
RACE
White 283 118 49.3 41.6-57.0 165 50.7 43.0-58.4
Other 48 15 33.0 16.8-54.5 33 67.0 45.5-83.2
AGE
18-44 90 52 56.7 44.2-68.4 38 43.3 31.6-55.8
45+ 237 80 37.4 29.5-46.0 157 62.6 54.0-70.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 181 59 41.7 32.0-52.0 122 58.3 48.0-68.0
Some College + 149 74 50.6 40.2-61.0 75 49.4 39.0-59.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 185 63 37.8 28.3-48.3 122 62.2 51.7-71.7
$50,000+ 85 51 63.8 51.3-74.6 34 36.2 25.4-48.7

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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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