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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Physical Activity-AFRICAN AMERICANS

Moderate Physical Activity*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 12,228 5,393 46.4 44.8-48.0 6,835 53.6 52.0-55.2
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 1,688 570 37.4 33.5-41.5 1,118 62.6 58.5-66.5
GENDER
Male 554 235 43.5 37.1-50.0 319 56.5 50.0-62.9
Female 1,134 335 32.6 27.8-37.9 799 67.4 62.1-72.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 14 6 33.9 10.8-68.4 8 66.1 31.6-89.2
Non-Hispanic 1,674 564 37.5 33.5-41.6 1,110 62.5 58.4-66.5
AGE
18-24 82 34 42.4 28.3-57.9 48 57.6 42.1-71.7
25-34 190 83 44.6 34.9-54.7 107 55.4 45.3-65.1
35-44 268 129 47.5 38.9-56.2 139 52.5 43.8-61.1
45-54 364 113 31.4 24.8-38.8 251 68.6 61.2-75.2
55-64 377 111 30.3 23.9-37.5 266 69.7 62.5-76.1
65+ 395 95 23.5 17.4-30.9 300 76.5 69.1-82.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 274 69 26.7 18.5-36.8 205 73.3 63.2-81.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 605 187 36.7 29.7-44.3 418 63.3 55.7-70.3
Some Post-H.S. 416 157 41.7 33.8-50.1 259 58.3 49.9-66.2
College Graduate 390 157 40.7 33.9-47.8 233 59.3 52.2-66.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 322 88 28.7 21.4-37.3 234 71.3 62.7-78.6
$15,000- 24,999 361 103 38.0 30.0-46.7 258 62.0 53.3-70.0
$25,000- 34,999 191 73 42.0 30.5-54.5 118 58.0 45.5-69.5
$35,000-49,999 198 74 44.1 30.6-58.4 124 55.9 41.6-69.4
$50,000- 74,999 193 82 42.3 31.9-53.4 111 57.7 46.6-68.1
$75,000+ 185 76 39.4 30.2-49.4 109 60.6 50.6-69.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 667 176 27.8 22.3-34.1 491 72.2 65.9-77.7
No 948 366 41.3 36.3-46.5 582 58.7 53.5-63.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 201 83 37.4 28.1-47.7 118 62.6 52.3-71.9
Non-Veteran 1,344 438 37.1 32.8-41.7 906 62.9 58.3-67.2

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*Data in this table were derived from the physical activity questions.
Yes = Respondents who report doing moderate physical activity for 30 or more minutes per day, five or more days per week or
respondents who report doing vigorous physical acti vity for 20 or more minutes per day, three or more days per week.
No= Respondents who report no moderate physical activity or less than 30 minutes per day, or less than five days per week
and no vigorous physical activity or less than 20 minutes p er day, or less than three days per week.

^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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