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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Physical Activity-AFRICAN AMERICANS

Now, thinking about the vigorous physical activities you do when you are not working in a usual week,
do you do vigorous activities for at least 10 minutes at a time, such as running, aerobics, heavy yard work,
or anything else that causes large increases in breathing or heart rate?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 12,712 5,464 49.8 48.2-51.3 7,248 50.2 48.7-51.8
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 1,750 624 44.1 40.0-48.2 1,126 55.9 51.8-60.0
GENDER
Male 571 283 58.4 52.1-64.5 288 41.6 35.5-47.9
Female 1,179 341 32.7 28.0-37.8 838 67.3 62.2-72.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 16 8 73.1 42.5-90.9 8 26.9 9.1-57.5
Non-Hispanic 1,733 616 43.7 39.7-47.9 1,117 56.3 52.1-60.3
AGE
18-24 83 43 53.7 38.6-68.1 40 46.3 31.9-61.4
25-34 193 100 53.9 43.9-63.5 93 46.1 36.5-56.1
35-44 271 129 46.6 38.1-55.2 142 53.4 44.8-61.9
45-54 377 138 45.9 38.0-54.0 239 54.1 46.0-62.0
55-64 388 121 37.0 30.1-44.5 267 63.0 55.5-69.9
65+ 424 87 22.2 16.4-29.4 337 77.8 70.6-83.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 301 64 28.3 19.7-39.0 237 71.7 61.0-80.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 622 197 42.3 35.0-49.9 425 57.7 50.1-65.0
Some Post-H.S. 423 167 44.4 36.5-52.7 256 55.6 47.3-63.5
College Graduate 400 195 56.5 49.3-63.3 205 43.5 36.7-50.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 337 73 24.3 17.8-32.3 264 75.7 67.7-82.2
$15,000- 24,999 372 105 38.1 30.3-46.6 267 61.9 53.4-69.7
$25,000- 34,999 198 81 58.6 47.2-69.1 117 41.4 30.9-52.8
$35,000-49,999 201 90 51.5 38.6-64.3 111 48.5 35.7-61.4
$50,000- 74,999 196 98 58.0 47.5-67.8 98 42.0 32.2-52.5
$75,000+ 186 102 59.8 49.5-69.3 84 40.2 30.7-50.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 694 165 31.1 25.1-37.9 529 68.9 62.1-74.9
No 979 425 49.2 44.0-54.3 554 50.8 45.7-56.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 206 99 46.6 36.4-57.1 107 53.4 42.9-63.6
Non-Veteran 1,396 470 42.9 38.5-47.5 926 57.1 52.5-61.5

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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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