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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Guilford 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
-Guilford County 406 172 51.7 44.0-59.4 234 48.3 40.6-56.0
GENDER
Male 162 85 60.8 48.9-71.5 77 39.2 28.5-51.1
Female 244 87 40.4 33.1-48.2 157 59.6 51.8-66.9
RACE
White 289 126 52.3 45.2-59.2 163 47.7 40.8-54.8
Other 111 42 48.9 33.3-64.8 69 51.1 35.2-66.7
AGE
18-44 92 52 62.4 47.6-75.1 40 37.6 24.9-52.4
45+ 309 118 43.5 37.1-50.1 191 56.5 49.9-62.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 144 43 44.6 28.2-62.2 101 55.4 37.8-71.8
Some College + 262 129 56.2 48.6-63.5 133 43.8 36.5-51.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 198 60 36.2 27.0-46.6 138 63.8 53.4-73.0
$50,000+ 158 92 62.2 52.3-71.1 66 37.8 28.9-47.7

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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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