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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Exercise-AFRICAN AMERICANS

During the past month, other than your regular job, did you participate in any physical activities or exercises
such as running, calisthenics, golf, gardening, or walking for exercise?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 13,266 9,476 73.6 72.2-74.9 3,790 26.4 25.1-27.8
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 1,861 1,168 65.3 61.4-69.0 693 34.7 31.0-38.6
GENDER
Male 617 418 69.7 63.6-75.2 199 30.3 24.8-36.4
Female 1,244 750 61.8 56.7-66.7 494 38.2 33.3-43.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 16 11 76.1 45.4-92.5 5 23.9 7.5-54.6
Non-Hispanic 1,844 1,156 65.2 61.3-68.9 688 34.8 31.1-38.7
AGE
18-24 89 60 63.5 47.9-76.7 29 36.5 23.3-52.1
25-34 207 153 76.2 67.3-83.3 54 23.8 16.7-32.7
35-44 290 196 66.3 57.5-74.1 94 33.7 25.9-42.5
45-54 407 258 65.9 58.6-72.6 149 34.1 27.4-41.4
55-64 408 248 64.6 57.8-70.9 160 35.4 29.1-42.2
65+ 443 243 53.5 45.9-60.9 200 46.5 39.1-54.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 317 171 52.1 42.2-61.8 146 47.9 38.2-57.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 662 379 61.8 54.9-68.3 283 38.2 31.7-45.1
Some Post-H.S. 461 298 64.7 56.4-72.3 163 35.3 27.7-43.6
College Graduate 417 317 80.4 74.8-85.1 100 19.6 14.9-25.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 357 190 50.8 41.9-59.6 167 49.2 40.4-58.1
$15,000- 24,999 391 217 59.7 51.6-67.3 174 40.3 32.7-48.4
$25,000- 34,999 206 133 72.2 62.1-80.5 73 27.8 19.5-37.9
$35,000-49,999 219 145 72.2 62.3-80.3 74 27.8 19.7-37.7
$50,000- 74,999 208 150 68.7 58.1-77.6 58 31.3 22.4-41.9
$75,000+ 197 162 85.8 78.0-91.1 35 14.2 8.9-22.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 716 380 56.1 49.6-62.5 336 43.9 37.5-50.4
No 980 679 69.4 64.1-74.3 301 30.6 25.7-35.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 228 149 69.1 59.2-77.5 79 30.9 22.5-40.8
Non-Veteran 1,480 914 64.6 60.2-68.8 566 35.4 31.2-39.8

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^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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