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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Physical Activity-AFRICAN AMERICANS

Now, thinking about the moderate physical activities you do when you are not working in a usual week,
do you do moderate activities for at least 10 minutes at a time such as
brisk walking, bicycling,vacuuming, gardening, or anything else that cause s small increases in breathing or heart rate?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 12,752 10,603 84.8 83.6-85.9 2,149 15.2 14.1-16.4
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 1,754 1,336 78.5 74.9-81.7 418 21.5 18.3-25.1
GENDER
Male 575 456 80.2 74.5-84.8 119 19.8 15.2-25.5
Female 1,179 880 77.2 72.3-81.4 299 22.8 18.6-27.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 16 13 91.1 69.2-97.9 3 8.9 2.1-30.8
Non-Hispanic 1,737 1,322 78.4 74.7-81.6 415 21.6 18.4-25.3
AGE
18-24 84 67 79.2 62.6-89.6 17 20.8 10.4-37.4
25-34 193 157 83.5 75.1-89.4 36 16.5 10.6-24.9
35-44 272 232 86.0 78.2-91.3 40 14.0 8.7-21.8
45-54 377 292 76.9 69.7-82.9 85 23.1 17.1-30.3
55-64 389 291 79.4 73.5-84.2 98 20.6 15.8-26.5
65+ 425 286 63.2 55.2-70.6 139 36.8 29.4-44.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 300 210 69.8 59.7-78.3 90 30.2 21.7-40.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 623 439 72.0 64.6-78.4 184 28.0 21.6-35.4
Some Post-H.S. 427 346 85.5 80.4-89.5 81 14.5 10.5-19.6
College Graduate 400 338 87.0 81.7-90.9 62 13.0 9.1-18.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 337 238 71.4 63.1-78.4 99 28.6 21.6-36.9
$15,000- 24,999 371 257 73.6 65.6-80.3 114 26.4 19.7-34.4
$25,000- 34,999 199 154 82.1 72.9-88.7 45 17.9 11.3-27.1
$35,000-49,999 203 163 82.9 73.8-89.3 40 17.1 10.7-26.2
$50,000- 74,999 196 172 91.3 86.0-94.7 24 8.7 5.3-14.0
$75,000+ 187 170 89.4 80.7-94.5 17 10.6 5.5-19.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 696 475 73.0 67.4-78.0 221 27.0 22.0-32.6
No 979 804 81.0 75.9-85.3 175 19.0 14.7-24.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 208 169 84.7 75.2-91.0 39 15.3 9.0-24.8
Non-Veteran 1,398 1,065 78.1 74.0-81.7 333 21.9 18.3-26.0

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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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