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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston County

Physical Activity

On days when you do vigorous activities for at least 10 minutes at a time, how much total time per day
do you spend doing these activities?*

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  Total
Respond.^
10-20 minutes 21-30 minutes 31-60 minutes 1-2 hours More than 2 hours
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,280 833 14.6 13.1-16.3 1,326 24.4 22.4-26.6 1,872 36.4 34.0-38.8 746 14.5 12.8-16.4 503 10.1 8.6-11.8
-Gaston County 126 15 14.7 7.4-27.0 39 30.0 20.7-41.2 39 36.7 25.8-49.1 20 11.8 7.3-18.6 13 6.8 3.6-12.7
GENDER
Male 58 5 9.3 3.4-23.0 12 24.4 12.7-41.8 20 43.2 27.2-60.7 14 14.1 7.6-24.5 7 9.0 3.9-19.2
Female 68 10 21.4 8.9-43.1 27 36.9 24.1-51.9 19 28.5 17.5-42.7 6 9.0 3.9-19.6 6 4.1 1.6-10.2
RACE
White 111 12 14.6 6.8-28.7 34 30.8 21.0-42.6 36 36.1 25.4-48.4 18 12.5 7.5-20.1 11 6.0 2.9-11.9
Other 15 3 15.1 3.7-45.2 5 24.7 6.5-60.8 3 40.7 10.0-80.8 2 7.4 1.5-29.1 2 12.2 2.5-42.4
AGE
18-44 52 7 11.5 4.9-24.6 17 32.4 19.4-48.9 20 44.3 28.6-61.2 6 8.6 3.7-18.8 2 3.1 0.7-13.1
45+ 73 8 19.3 6.9-43.7 21 26.0 15.4-40.3 19 25.8 15.2-40.4 14 16.6 9.4-27.6 11 12.3 6.2-23.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 54 10 26.6 11.8-49.4 15 24.6 12.8-42.1 12 25.6 12.8-44.7 8 13.0 6.0-26.2 9 10.2 4.4-21.9
Some College + 72 5 6.3 2.4-15.8 24 33.7 21.4-48.7 27 44.4 29.9-60.0 12 11.0 5.9-19.5 4 4.5 1.6-12.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 59 9 16.3 7.4-32.4 19 27.7 15.7-44.0 12 32.6 15.9-55.3 11 15.2 7.8-27.7 8 8.2 3.4-18.2
$50,000+ 50 4 16.1 4.5-44.0 14 24.7 13.8-40.2 20 40.2 25.4-57.1 7 10.3 4.6-21.7 5 8.6 3.3-20.9

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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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