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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston County

Physical Activity

How many days per week do you do these vigorous activities for at least 10 minutes at a time?*

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  Total
Respond.^
1 day 2 days 3-4 days 5-6 days Everyday
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,411 1,149 19.5 17.8-21.4 1,238 24.4 22.3-26.7 1,867 34.2 31.9-36.6 752 14.4 12.7-16.2 405 7.4 6.3- 8.8
-Gaston County 132 33 21.5 14.6-30.6 33 25.6 16.8-36.9 43 39.0 27.9-51.4 16 10.4 5.9-17.6 7 3.5 1.5- 7.7
GENDER
Male 59 21 29.3 17.9-44.1 11 25.6 13.1-44.0 16 33.4 18.7-52.2 9 10.3 4.8-20.6 2 1.4 0.3- 5.8
Female 73 12 11.9 6.3-21.4 22 25.6 15.8-38.7 27 45.9 31.1-61.6 7 10.5 4.5-22.6 5 6.0 2.3-14.9
RACE
White 117 30 21.4 14.3-30.8 29 27.2 17.7-39.4 37 36.5 25.5-49.1 16 12.0 6.9-20.0 5 3.0 1.1- 7.5
Other 15 3 22.4 5.3-59.8 4 15.0 3.9-43.1 6 55.8 21.9-85.0 0 0.0 . - . 2 6.8 1.3-28.9
AGE
18-44 52 12 17.8 9.6-30.6 12 26.3 14.1-43.8 21 44.8 29.1-61.5 6 10.1 4.3-21.9 1 1.1 0.1- 7.3
45+ 79 21 26.8 16.3-40.8 21 24.8 14.6-38.7 21 30.7 16.8-49.4 10 10.9 5.5-20.4 6 6.8 2.8-15.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 58 14 22.2 11.7-38.1 15 19.0 9.6-34.2 22 50.1 32.8-67.5 4 5.8 1.9-16.2 3 2.8 0.8- 9.4
Some College + 74 19 21.1 12.8-32.8 18 30.3 18.0-46.3 21 31.1 18.2-47.7 12 13.6 7.1-24.6 4 3.9 1.4-10.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 62 20 29.6 17.3-45.7 15 22.2 10.7-40.5 19 39.8 23.2-59.1 5 5.5 1.9-15.3 3 2.9 0.8- 9.6
$50,000+ 51 12 21.9 11.9-36.8 10 20.2 10.2-36.2 18 38.2 22.4-56.9 8 16.3 7.7-31.0 3 3.4 1.0-10.5

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*This question was asked only of respondents who reported doing vigorous activities at least 10 minutes at a time.

^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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