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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Physical Activity-AFRICAN AMERICANS

How many days per week do you do these vigorous activities for at least 10 minutes at a time?*

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  Total
Respond.^
1 day 2 days 3-4 days 5-6 days Everyday
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,411 1,149 19.5 17.8-21.4 1,238 24.4 22.3-26.7 1,867 34.2 31.9-36.6 752 14.4 12.7-16.2 405 7.4 6.3- 8.8
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 618 135 21.1 16.1-27.2 146 28.2 22.2-35.1 218 32.5 27.1-38.4 64 10.7 7.5-15.1 55 7.5 5.0-11.2
GENDER
Male 282 57 18.1 12.9-24.7 70 32.5 23.9-42.6 103 30.5 23.5-38.6 26 10.4 6.2-17.0 26 8.4 4.8-14.5
Female 336 78 25.4 16.7-36.6 76 22.0 15.7-29.8 115 35.3 27.4-44.0 38 11.2 7.0-17.3 29 6.2 3.7-10.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 8 0 0.0 . - . 3 59.6 19.5-89.9 4 39.3 9.6-79.7 0 0.0 . - . 1 1.1 0.1- 9.2
Non-Hispanic 610 135 21.5 16.4-27.7 143 27.5 21.5-34.5 214 32.4 26.9-38.3 64 11.0 7.7-15.4 54 7.6 5.0-11.4
AGE
18-24 43 5 15.4 3.9-45.2 14 40.0 21.9-61.3 12 24.5 12.0-43.4 6 12.9 4.9-29.9 6 7.2 2.7-17.7
25-34 100 16 19.5 10.5-33.4 20 16.9 8.6-30.4 43 41.7 29.5-55.1 14 10.7 5.2-20.6 7 11.2 4.0-27.5
35-44 128 27 19.9 12.8-29.7 24 20.2 11.9-32.4 52 39.5 28.7-51.5 15 14.8 7.7-26.7 10 5.5 2.3-12.4
45-54 138 40 26.1 16.9-38.1 36 32.5 20.0-48.2 42 26.7 17.5-38.6 14 10.0 5.0-19.1 6 4.6 1.7-12.1
55-64 120 26 28.0 17.6-41.4 27 28.5 17.2-43.3 41 27.1 18.6-37.8 11 7.0 3.3-14.1 15 9.4 4.8-17.7
65+ 83 20 18.8 10.0-32.5 24 36.7 22.3-54.0 26 35.2 20.4-53.6 4 2.1 0.7- 6.0 9 7.2 2.9-16.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 63 20 22.6 11.3-40.1 20 38.5 20.2-60.7 12 22.1 9.6-43.0 4 12.1 2.5-42.3 7 4.8 1.8-12.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 195 48 25.4 15.3-39.1 51 27.6 17.3-41.0 64 29.1 19.9-40.3 17 11.3 6.0-20.3 15 6.6 3.4-12.3
Some Post-H.S. 166 31 15.9 9.6-25.1 41 30.6 18.9-45.5 61 33.4 23.3-45.2 15 5.8 3.0-11.0 18 14.3 7.1-26.8
College Graduate 193 36 19.9 13.0-29.1 33 23.1 15.3-33.5 81 39.4 30.6-49.0 28 13.7 8.3-21.7 15 3.9 1.9- 7.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 73 25 33.8 20.5-50.3 19 18.7 10.4-31.4 16 27.5 14.1-46.8 8 13.4 5.3-29.9 5 6.6 1.9-20.2
$15,000- 24,999 101 21 15.6 8.5-26.8 23 26.3 15.3-41.4 33 33.4 21.7-47.6 10 11.0 4.2-26.0 14 13.7 7.0-24.8
$25,000- 34,999 80 16 12.6 6.3-23.5 21 35.7 18.3-57.9 26 28.6 15.8-46.0 11 19.9 8.6-39.4 6 3.2 1.2- 8.5
$35,000-49,999 90 21 38.4 17.0-65.6 16 16.7 7.6-32.8 37 33.0 18.7-51.3 9 9.0 3.2-22.8 7 2.8 1.0- 7.9
$50,000- 74,999 98 20 26.3 15.4-41.1 20 21.4 11.5-36.2 41 36.4 23.3-51.8 9 5.8 2.6-12.3 8 10.2 3.2-27.8
$75,000+ 102 20 22.2 13.0-35.1 26 30.8 19.5-45.1 40 35.0 24.1-47.7 13 10.9 5.3-21.1 3 1.1 0.3- 4.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 164 35 22.6 14.5-33.4 38 32.1 19.9-47.5 56 29.4 20.5-40.4 15 6.0 2.4-14.5 20 9.8 5.3-17.2
No 420 89 18.1 13.6-23.7 99 27.0 20.3-34.9 155 36.8 30.1-44.0 45 11.3 7.5-16.6 32 6.8 3.9-11.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 99 16 20.4 11.1-34.5 26 35.0 23.2-49.1 38 33.9 22.8-47.2 9 6.1 2.8-12.7 10 4.6 2.0- 9.9
Non-Veteran 464 104 17.9 13.6-23.1 110 28.8 21.9-36.9 160 33.3 27.2-40.1 51 12.0 8.2-17.4 39 8.0 5.0-12.5

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*This question was asked only of respondents who reported doing vigorous 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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