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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Physical Activity-AFRICAN AMERICANS

On days when you do moderate activities for at least 10 minutes at a time,how much total time per day
do you spend doing these activities?*

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  Total
Respond.^
10-20 minutes 21-30 minutes 31-60 minutes 1-2 hours More than 2 hours
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 10,106 2,228 21.0 19.7-22.4 3,127 31.2 29.5-32.9 2,917 28.0 26.5-29.6 1,024 11.0 9.9-12.2 810 8.8 7.7-10.0
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 1,276 319 24.9 21.0-29.2 394 27.0 23.3-30.9 330 27.4 23.3-32.0 120 10.5 8.2-13.4 113 10.2 7.6-13.6
GENDER
Male 436 83 19.2 14.0-25.9 97 20.3 15.4-26.4 135 30.5 24.0-37.9 69 16.7 12.4-22.3 52 13.2 8.5-19.8
Female 840 236 29.5 24.2-35.5 297 32.4 27.5-37.8 195 24.9 19.7-30.8 51 5.4 3.6- 8.1 61 7.7 5.3-11.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 11 4 57.6 22.4-86.4 3 11.0 2.5-36.7 1 5.3 0.7-32.2 2 13.5 2.0-54.6 1 12.6 1.6-55.4
Non-Hispanic 1,265 315 24.4 20.5-28.8 391 27.2 23.5-31.2 329 27.7 23.5-32.4 118 10.5 8.2-13.4 112 10.2 7.5-13.6
AGE
18-24 65 14 25.0 13.2-42.1 12 14.2 6.9-26.9 21 38.4 23.2-56.3 11 13.1 6.5-24.5 7 9.4 4.0-20.4
25-34 154 35 18.1 12.0-26.5 55 35.0 25.1-46.5 45 28.8 20.0-39.5 9 6.3 2.6-14.4 10 11.8 5.5-23.5
35-44 229 54 25.4 17.5-35.4 72 32.6 24.4-42.0 56 23.1 16.5-31.5 22 8.9 5.4-14.4 25 9.9 6.1-15.8
45-54 278 62 22.9 16.0-31.8 90 26.7 20.2-34.4 75 24.2 18.1-31.5 26 12.7 7.7-20.4 25 13.5 6.3-26.3
55-64 278 78 32.4 24.4-41.7 90 28.2 21.8-35.6 61 22.2 15.7-30.3 24 9.9 5.6-16.8 25 7.3 4.5-11.7
65+ 262 76 29.4 19.9-41.2 72 22.7 16.7-30.1 68 27.8 20.2-37.0 26 12.8 7.3-21.5 20 7.2 4.1-12.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 187 57 35.8 23.7-50.1 42 18.1 10.3-29.9 50 23.3 15.1-34.2 20 15.7 8.5-27.3 18 7.0 3.8-12.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 421 109 24.1 18.1-31.5 133 26.2 19.9-33.7 93 23.3 16.0-32.7 42 11.5 7.5-17.2 44 14.9 9.3-23.0
Some Post-H.S. 339 77 24.9 17.1-34.7 109 26.9 20.4-34.4 92 28.8 21.0-38.1 26 7.9 4.7-13.0 35 11.6 7.0-18.7
College Graduate 327 75 20.8 15.0-28.1 109 31.9 25.2-39.4 95 33.5 26.3-41.6 32 9.7 6.1-15.1 16 4.0 2.0- 7.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 225 77 44.6 33.2-56.6 75 23.7 16.8-32.2 45 15.9 10.5-23.5 14 8.6 4.1-17.2 14 7.2 3.6-13.8
$15,000- 24,999 249 67 25.6 17.9-35.2 71 28.5 20.1-38.5 68 26.3 19.0-35.1 17 6.2 3.3-11.3 26 13.5 7.8-22.3
$25,000- 34,999 149 36 26.5 15.7-41.2 39 24.8 15.1-38.1 38 16.5 10.6-24.7 20 15.1 8.1-26.5 16 17.0 6.4-38.0
$35,000-49,999 158 31 12.0 7.2-19.4 59 35.6 24.0-49.3 43 37.5 21.9-56.2 14 9.9 4.5-20.6 11 4.9 2.0-11.4
$50,000- 74,999 168 38 25.3 16.1-37.6 57 27.9 19.1-38.7 43 25.8 17.1-37.0 15 9.4 5.0-17.1 15 11.6 5.4-22.9
$75,000+ 167 37 20.8 12.9-31.8 44 24.4 16.7-34.2 55 38.4 28.4-49.4 18 9.8 5.4-17.3 13 6.6 3.3-12.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 446 124 30.9 23.1-39.8 142 29.9 23.0-37.8 100 19.7 14.6-26.0 48 11.5 7.7-16.9 32 8.0 3.7-16.6
No 779 185 23.0 18.5-28.1 237 26.2 22.0-30.9 216 29.8 24.9-35.2 64 9.7 7.0-13.4 77 11.3 8.2-15.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 164 28 22.2 12.4-36.6 45 25.5 17.1-36.1 49 24.6 16.8-34.7 27 20.1 12.5-30.7 15 7.6 4.0-14.0
Non-Veteran 1,016 269 25.9 21.5-30.8 325 27.8 23.7-32.3 246 25.7 21.4-30.6 86 9.7 7.3-12.9 90 10.8 7.7-15.0

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*This question was asked only of respondents who reported doing moderate activities at least 10 minutes at a time.

^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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