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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Physical Activity

Leisure Time Physical Activity *

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 13,266 9,476 73.6 72.2-74.9 3,790 26.4 25.1-27.8
GENDER
Male 4,977 3,730 77.0 74.9-79.0 1,247 23.0 21.0-25.1
Female 8,289 5,746 70.4 68.6-72.2 2,543 29.6 27.8-31.4
RACE
White 10,491 7,659 75.7 74.3-77.1 2,832 24.3 22.9-25.7
African American 1,861 1,168 65.3 61.4-69.0 693 34.7 31.0-38.6
Asian 105 81 76.1 63.7-85.2 24 23.9 14.8-36.3
Native American 310 201 69.1 60.3-76.7 109 30.9 23.3-39.7
Other Minorities 410 300 75.3 67.6-81.7 110 24.7 18.3-32.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 444 319 73.6 66.1-80.0 125 26.4 20.0-33.9
-English Speaking 233 178 77.3 67.1-85.1 55 22.7 14.9-32.9
-Spanish Speaking 211 141 71.7 61.1-80.3 70 28.3 19.7-38.9
Non-Hispanic 12,785 9,131 73.5 72.2-74.9 3,654 26.5 25.1-27.8
AGE
18-24 410 312 76.5 69.8-82.1 98 23.5 17.9-30.2
25-34 1,226 971 79.6 76.0-82.7 255 20.4 17.3-24.0
35-44 1,994 1,546 75.4 72.1-78.3 448 24.6 21.7-27.9
45-54 2,566 1,899 74.8 72.2-77.2 667 25.2 22.8-27.8
55-64 2,773 1,932 70.0 67.5-72.4 841 30.0 27.6-32.5
65-74 2,354 1,590 67.4 64.5-70.2 764 32.6 29.8-35.5
75+ 1,823 1,130 61.4 57.7-65.0 693 38.6 35.0-42.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,736 933 59.3 54.4-64.0 803 40.7 36.0-45.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,942 2,503 66.2 63.3-68.9 1,439 33.8 31.1-36.7
Some Post-H.S. 3,352 2,436 73.7 71.0-76.3 916 26.3 23.7-29.0
College Graduate 4,213 3,589 86.6 85.1-88.1 624 13.4 11.9-14.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,449 766 56.6 51.1-61.9 683 43.4 38.1-48.9
$15,000- 24,999 2,100 1,312 64.8 60.8-68.5 788 35.2 31.5-39.2
$25,000- 34,999 1,364 916 68.6 63.7-73.2 448 31.4 26.8-36.3
$35,000- 49,999 1,706 1,244 71.7 67.7-75.4 462 28.3 24.6-32.3
$50,000-74,999 1,809 1,410 77.7 74.6-80.6 399 22.3 19.4-25.4
$75,000+ 2,799 2,449 88.5 86.8-90.0 350 11.5 10.0-13.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 4,598 2,629 61.3 58.8-63.8 1,969 38.7 36.2-41.2
No 7,867 6,270 79.0 77.3-80.6 1,597 21.0 19.4-22.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,731 1,280 75.9 72.6-78.9 451 24.1 21.1-27.4
Non-Veteran 10,425 7,368 73.0 71.4-74.5 3,057 27.0 25.5-28.6

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*Data in this table were derived from the exercise question.
Yes = Respondents who report any level of physical activity or exercise.
No = Respondents reporting no physical activity or exercise.

^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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