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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Physical Activity-AFRICAN AMERICANS

When you are at work, which of the following best describes what you do?*
Would you say:

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  Total
Respond.^
Mostly sitting/standing Mostly walking Mostly heavy labor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,061 3,976 62.3 60.2-64.4 1,378 23.9 22.0-25.8 707 13.8 12.3-15.5
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 794 506 61.2 55.6-66.6 215 26.7 22.2-31.8 73 12.0 8.4-17.0
GENDER
Male 273 158 54.3 45.2-63.2 72 27.9 20.6-36.7 43 17.7 11.3-26.8
Female 521 348 67.8 61.6-73.5 143 25.5 20.5-31.3 30 6.6 4.0-10.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 9 4 23.9 6.4-59.0 4 37.4 9.5-77.2 1 38.7 7.0-84.1
Non-Hispanic 785 502 61.9 56.2-67.3 211 26.5 21.9-31.7 72 11.6 8.0-16.4
AGE
18-24 39 15 47.6 27.1-68.8 15 33.4 17.2-54.6 9 19.1 8.6-37.2
25-34 127 77 60.1 47.5-71.5 37 28.7 18.8-41.1 13 11.2 5.0-23.4
35-44 183 121 68.6 58.7-77.0 45 22.3 15.1-31.6 17 9.1 5.0-16.1
45-54 250 169 62.8 52.3-72.2 62 24.8 17.9-33.2 19 12.4 5.3-26.5
55-64 149 94 59.3 46.7-70.8 42 28.4 19.0-40.2 13 12.3 4.7-28.6
65+ 41 27 68.7 48.7-83.5 12 28.2 14.3-48.0 2 3.1 0.7-12.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 54 27 56.1 33.1-76.8 19 19.4 8.6-38.1 8 24.5 9.2-51.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 272 143 47.1 37.8-56.5 94 35.8 27.0-45.6 35 17.1 9.9-28.1
Some Post-H.S. 203 135 67.6 56.3-77.1 51 20.9 14.0-30.0 17 11.5 5.6-22.3
College Graduate 264 201 71.5 62.8-78.8 50 23.8 16.8-32.4 13 4.8 2.4- 9.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 63 36 65.0 45.9-80.3 17 26.2 13.4-44.9 10 8.8 3.8-19.2
$15,000- 24,999 139 75 58.2 45.6-69.7 51 32.6 22.3-44.9 13 9.2 4.3-18.7
$25,000- 34,999 119 62 40.3 26.5-55.8 40 33.7 21.1-49.2 17 26.0 12.2-47.0
$35,000-49,999 128 85 66.9 55.5-76.7 34 25.2 16.9-35.9 9 7.9 3.4-17.0
$50,000- 74,999 139 101 65.6 52.7-76.6 31 25.1 16.1-37.1 7 9.3 3.1-24.6
$75,000+ 148 118 78.7 67.1-87.0 23 16.8 9.3-28.4 7 4.5 1.7-11.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 155 102 61.2 46.7-74.0 40 22.3 14.2-33.1 13 16.5 6.6-35.5
No 596 375 61.8 55.6-67.6 165 26.8 21.8-32.5 56 11.4 7.9-16.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 91 57 65.5 51.9-76.9 23 24.5 14.7-37.8 11 10.0 5.0-19.1
Non-Veteran 646 410 60.0 53.7-66.0 177 27.2 22.1-32.9 59 12.8 8.7-18.5

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*This question was asked only of respondents who reported being employed or self-employed.

^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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