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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Physical Activity & Nutrition-AFRICAN AMERICANS

Does your workplace offer any support for healthy eating or physical activity for its employees?

This may include offering healthy foods and drinks in vending machines, allowing for physical
activity breaks during the day, or providing informat ion on healthy eating or exercise.*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,183 1,128 50.1 46.8-53.5 1,055 49.9 46.5-53.2
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 304 175 54.9 46.2-63.4 129 45.1 36.6-53.8
GENDER
Male 97 48 47.4 33.7-61.5 49 52.6 38.5-66.3
Female 207 127 60.8 50.1-70.5 80 39.2 29.5-49.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 1 0 0.0 . - . 1 100 . - .
Non-Hispanic 303 175 55.3 46.5-63.8 128 44.7 36.2-53.5
AGE
18-24 16 8 39.5 15.4-69.9 8 60.5 30.1-84.6
25-34 54 29 62.3 44.7-77.1 25 37.7 22.9-55.3
35-44 68 37 46.3 29.4-64.1 31 53.7 35.9-70.6
45-54 91 58 59.1 45.4-71.6 33 40.9 28.4-54.6
55-64 58 36 68.2 52.8-80.5 22 31.8 19.5-47.2
65+ 16 6 31.2 9.9-65.4 10 68.8 34.6-90.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 26 8 33.5 10.2-69.1 18 66.5 30.9-89.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 100 50 46.8 33.1-61.0 50 53.2 39.0-66.9
Some Post-H.S. 74 51 62.4 42.5-78.9 23 37.6 21.1-57.5
College Graduate 104 66 61.0 48.3-72.3 38 39.0 27.7-51.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 27 5 19.6 5.1-52.4 22 80.4 47.6-94.9
$15,000- 24,999 56 28 38.0 20.9-58.7 28 62.0 41.3-79.1
$25,000- 34,999 43 25 55.4 31.7-76.8 18 44.6 23.2-68.3
$35,000-49,999 47 31 61.3 41.4-78.0 16 38.7 22.0-58.6
$50,000- 74,999 63 43 59.2 41.7-74.6 20 40.8 25.4-58.3
$75,000+ 54 36 71.7 54.9-84.0 18 28.3 16.0-45.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 61 24 34.7 20.1-52.9 37 65.3 47.1-79.9
No 240 149 59.7 49.9-68.9 91 40.3 31.1-50.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 36 24 69.2 49.2-83.9 12 30.8 16.1-50.8
Non-Veteran 268 151 53.6 44.3-62.7 117 46.4 37.3-55.7

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Asked only of respondents currently employed for wages.

^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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