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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Exercise

During the past month, other than your regular job, did you participate in any physical activities or exercises
such as running, calisthenics, golf, gardening, or walking for exercise?

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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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^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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