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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Physical Activity & Nutrition-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,375 1,676 31.8 29.7-34.0 3,699 68.2 66.0-70.3
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 692 259 38.1 32.6-43.9 433 61.9 56.1-67.4
GENDER
Male 223 76 36.4 27.6-46.3 147 63.6 53.7-72.4
Female 469 183 39.3 32.7-46.4 286 60.7 53.6-67.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 3 2 96.7 72.2-99.7 1 3.3 0.3-27.8
Non-Hispanic 688 256 37.7 32.3-43.5 432 62.3 56.5-67.7
AGE
18-24 38 13 35.6 19.4-55.8 25 64.4 44.2-80.6
25-34 79 29 36.4 23.8-51.2 50 63.6 48.8-76.2
35-44 103 43 39.5 26.4-54.3 60 60.5 45.7-73.6
45-54 154 62 39.6 28.8-51.5 92 60.4 48.5-71.2
55-64 160 51 36.1 26.3-47.2 109 63.9 52.8-73.7
65+ 155 59 39.3 28.0-51.9 96 60.7 48.1-72.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 118 39 30.5 18.4-46.0 79 69.5 54.0-81.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 235 84 39.1 29.9-49.3 151 60.9 50.7-70.1
Some Post-H.S. 163 66 34.5 24.2-46.5 97 65.5 53.5-75.8
College Graduate 176 70 44.4 34.5-54.7 106 55.6 45.3-65.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 135 48 31.5 21.1-44.0 87 68.5 56.0-78.9
$15,000- 24,999 153 59 28.4 18.5-41.0 94 71.6 59.0-81.5
$25,000- 34,999 76 22 46.0 29.3-63.7 54 54.0 36.3-70.7
$35,000-49,999 78 32 42.7 28.6-58.1 46 57.3 41.9-71.4
$50,000- 74,999 92 42 48.8 34.2-63.5 50 51.2 36.5-65.8
$75,000+ 77 33 42.2 28.9-56.7 44 57.8 43.3-71.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 275 81 30.9 22.5-41.0 194 69.1 59.0-77.5
No 408 173 41.5 34.6-48.7 235 58.5 51.3-65.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 85 26 38.2 22.8-56.4 59 61.8 43.6-77.2
Non-Veteran 607 233 38.1 32.3-44.2 374 61.9 55.8-67.7

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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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