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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Physical Activity

How many days per week do you do these moderate 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%)
TOTAL 10,523 514 5.8 4.9- 6.8 1,095 10.9 9.9-12.0 3,466 32.6 31.1-34.2 2,281 21.0 19.6-22.5 3,167 29.7 28.1-31.3
GENDER
Male 3,958 185 5.9 4.4- 7.8 396 10.8 9.3-12.5 1,318 32.1 29.7-34.7 925 22.1 19.8-24.5 1,134 29.0 26.4-31.8
Female 6,565 329 5.7 4.8- 6.8 699 11.0 9.7-12.4 2,148 33.1 31.2-35.1 1,356 20.0 18.3-21.7 2,033 30.2 28.4-32.1
RACE
White 8,505 395 5.1 4.3- 5.9 822 10.3 9.2-11.5 2,750 32.1 30.4-33.8 1,927 22.2 20.6-23.8 2,611 30.4 28.7-32.1
African American 1,325 85 8.3 5.9-11.6 184 12.8 10.2-15.9 499 35.3 31.3-39.6 217 18.0 14.3-22.5 340 25.6 21.9-29.6
Asian 86 2 4.3 0.8-20.4 18 18.0 10.3-29.6 25 33.1 20.9-47.9 20 23.5 13.9-36.9 21 21.1 12.5-33.5
Native American 223 13 4.9 2.4- 9.9 24 12.1 6.5-21.6 64 21.6 15.0-30.1 42 24.4 12.8-41.6 80 36.9 25.9-49.4
Other Minorities 317 15 8.2 2.6-23.2 43 11.3 7.5-16.9 109 35.0 25.4-46.0 56 12.8 8.4-19.1 94 32.7 22.4-44.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 340 16 9.7 3.8-22.9 48 12.2 8.2-18.0 107 31.5 22.9-41.6 68 16.8 11.3-24.1 101 29.7 20.4-41.1
-English Speaking 195 6 5.6 2.2-13.4 22 12.2 6.7-21.1 62 34.7 25.7-44.8 48 25.1 17.2-35.0 57 22.5 15.7-31.0
-Spanish Speaking 145 10 12.1 3.7-33.0 26 12.3 7.1-20.4 45 29.7 17.9-44.9 20 11.9 5.9-22.6 44 34.0 20.4-50.9
Non-Hispanic 10,158 496 5.5 4.7- 6.3 1,043 10.8 9.8-11.9 3,352 32.7 31.2-34.3 2,206 21.3 19.9-22.8 3,061 29.7 28.1-31.2
AGE
18-24 337 13 3.1 1.6- 5.7 36 10.0 6.6-14.8 96 26.9 20.7-34.2 67 20.5 14.3-28.6 125 39.5 31.9-47.6
25-34 1,041 41 6.9 4.0-11.7 126 11.4 8.9-14.5 341 33.0 28.8-37.5 199 19.4 15.9-23.4 334 29.3 25.2-33.7
35-44 1,694 65 5.2 3.7- 7.4 169 10.7 8.6-13.2 603 35.5 32.2-39.0 366 21.1 18.5-24.0 491 27.4 24.5-30.6
45-54 2,129 98 5.6 3.9- 8.0 215 9.8 8.2-11.7 769 36.7 33.8-39.7 422 20.0 17.7-22.6 625 27.9 25.1-30.8
55-64 2,214 109 6.0 4.6- 7.7 245 13.4 11.1-16.0 722 31.4 28.7-34.2 476 21.0 18.7-23.6 662 28.2 25.6-31.0
65-74 1,809 92 6.3 4.7- 8.5 159 9.1 7.4-11.2 568 31.1 28.2-34.1 442 24.5 21.7-27.6 548 29.0 26.1-32.0
75+ 1,199 95 9.9 7.2-13.5 134 11.2 8.8-14.3 329 26.2 22.7-30.1 285 24.4 20.2-29.1 356 28.2 24.5-32.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,086 92 6.5 4.6- 9.1 140 12.6 9.1-17.1 311 27.2 22.0-33.1 166 16.5 12.2-21.9 377 37.2 30.7-44.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,000 179 8.4 6.0-11.6 313 11.2 9.3-13.5 971 30.4 27.5-33.6 617 18.5 16.1-21.2 920 31.5 28.4-34.7
Some Post-H.S. 2,746 121 4.9 3.8- 6.4 300 11.2 9.4-13.4 923 33.1 30.1-36.4 589 22.6 19.5-26.0 813 28.1 25.2-31.2
College Graduate 3,678 122 4.1 3.1- 5.4 340 9.8 8.5-11.2 1,256 35.8 33.5-38.1 906 23.5 21.5-25.6 1,054 26.9 24.8-29.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 952 79 12.5 7.0-21.6 131 11.4 8.5-15.1 260 29.7 23.7-36.4 149 11.9 8.9-15.7 333 34.5 28.2-41.3
$15,000- 24,999 1,528 95 4.7 3.5- 6.2 147 10.1 7.9-12.8 482 31.3 26.9-36.0 300 20.2 16.5-24.4 504 33.8 29.5-38.3
$25,000- 34,999 1,082 58 6.5 3.6-11.3 106 10.2 7.6-13.5 340 29.7 24.4-35.6 255 21.9 18.1-26.3 323 31.7 26.7-37.2
$35,000- 49,999 1,438 56 4.9 3.3- 7.2 135 10.9 8.0-14.6 497 34.9 31.1-39.0 317 21.9 18.0-26.4 433 27.3 24.1-30.9
$50,000-74,999 1,589 78 6.0 4.4- 8.1 158 10.4 8.1-13.3 550 36.3 32.5-40.2 369 21.0 18.1-24.2 434 26.4 22.9-30.1
$75,000+ 2,512 73 3.3 2.3- 4.7 230 10.0 8.3-12.0 905 35.1 32.3-38.0 593 24.2 21.3-27.3 711 27.5 24.8-30.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,186 210 8.1 6.4-10.3 364 11.4 9.6-13.6 1,017 30.9 28.1-33.8 604 19.0 16.2-22.1 991 30.6 27.7-33.7
No 7,003 287 5.0 3.9- 6.3 693 10.7 9.6-12.0 2,341 33.6 31.7-35.5 1,602 21.8 20.2-23.5 2,080 28.9 27.1-30.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,358 62 5.3 3.7- 7.3 121 10.2 7.9-13.1 448 35.8 31.3-40.5 339 23.5 20.0-27.4 388 25.3 21.7-29.2
Non-Veteran 8,287 411 6.0 5.0- 7.3 884 11.0 9.9-12.3 2,733 32.3 30.5-34.1 1,747 20.4 18.9-22.1 2,512 30.2 28.4-32.1

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