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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Physical Activity

On days when you do moderate activities for at least 10 minutes at a time,how much total time per day
do you spend doing these activities?*

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  Total
Respond.^
10-20 minutes 21-30 minutes 31-60 minutes 1-2 hours More than 2 hours
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 10,106 2,228 21.0 19.7-22.4 3,127 31.2 29.5-32.9 2,917 28.0 26.5-29.6 1,024 11.0 9.9-12.2 810 8.8 7.7-10.0
GENDER
Male 3,836 725 17.6 15.7-19.7 991 28.0 25.3-30.8 1,183 29.2 26.8-31.7 514 13.1 11.3-15.1 423 12.1 10.1-14.4
Female 6,270 1,503 24.3 22.5-26.2 2,136 34.2 32.3-36.2 1,734 26.9 25.0-28.8 510 9.0 7.6-10.6 387 5.6 4.8- 6.5
RACE
White 8,156 1,783 21.4 19.9-22.9 2,521 30.7 29.1-32.4 2,388 28.3 26.8-30.0 843 11.4 10.1-12.9 621 8.2 7.0- 9.5
African American 1,276 319 24.9 21.0-29.2 394 27.0 23.3-30.9 330 27.4 23.3-32.0 120 10.5 8.2-13.4 113 10.2 7.6-13.6
Asian 86 14 12.8 6.7-22.9 28 40.3 27.2-55.0 30 31.7 20.8-45.1 7 10.8 4.5-23.5 7 4.4 1.7-10.7
Native American 212 54 21.6 14.4-31.0 50 30.5 18.0-46.8 62 26.1 16.8-38.1 14 6.4 2.5-15.7 32 15.4 9.2-24.6
Other Minorities 310 50 9.9 6.4-15.1 108 43.4 32.2-55.4 87 26.4 18.1-36.9 33 8.7 4.9-15.0 32 11.5 6.5-19.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 331 53 11.8 7.7-17.7 120 46.3 35.6-57.3 93 24.5 16.9-34.3 39 8.2 5.4-12.3 26 9.2 5.3-15.6
-English Speaking 186 35 20.2 12.7-30.7 57 30.4 22.2-40.2 56 24.7 17.3-33.9 25 12.1 7.5-19.0 13 12.5 6.3-23.4
-Spanish Speaking 145 18 7.0 3.4-13.8 63 55.3 40.1-69.5 37 24.5 13.9-39.4 14 6.0 3.0-11.5 13 7.3 3.2-16.1
Non-Hispanic 9,755 2,173 21.8 20.4-23.2 2,999 30.0 28.5-31.6 2,819 28.3 26.8-29.8 983 11.2 10.0-12.5 781 8.7 7.6- 9.9
AGE
18-24 327 65 20.3 14.8-27.2 90 24.5 18.3-31.9 95 27.7 21.2-35.3 52 17.8 12.3-25.2 25 9.7 5.2-17.3
25-34 1,026 212 18.0 15.1-21.3 370 39.0 34.1-44.1 278 24.5 21.0-28.5 89 9.9 7.4-13.2 77 8.6 6.3-11.7
35-44 1,662 363 22.1 19.3-25.2 563 32.3 29.2-35.6 465 28.5 25.2-32.0 161 9.1 7.4-11.2 110 8.0 6.1-10.3
45-54 2,075 438 20.8 18.4-23.5 657 31.1 28.2-34.1 635 30.0 27.3-32.9 193 9.6 7.9-11.7 152 8.4 6.4-10.9
55-64 2,132 457 21.4 18.9-24.1 638 29.2 26.5-32.1 655 30.6 27.8-33.5 205 10.5 8.6-12.8 177 8.3 6.8-10.1
65-74 1,701 387 21.8 19.1-24.7 480 29.5 26.5-32.8 481 28.0 25.1-31.0 193 11.3 9.3-13.6 160 9.4 7.7-11.6
75+ 1,090 280 26.8 22.4-31.8 306 26.2 22.4-30.3 282 25.0 21.4-29.0 119 10.6 8.2-13.5 103 11.4 8.5-15.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,012 233 19.6 14.9-25.3 288 31.1 24.6-38.4 249 22.9 18.0-28.5 124 14.0 9.9-19.4 118 12.5 8.9-17.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,824 667 20.6 18.3-23.2 822 29.4 26.2-32.9 726 25.1 22.1-28.2 313 12.7 10.3-15.7 296 12.2 9.9-14.8
Some Post-H.S. 2,652 580 22.6 19.8-25.7 809 28.7 25.9-31.8 772 28.4 25.4-31.7 262 10.2 8.3-12.4 229 10.0 7.6-13.0
College Graduate 3,608 746 20.7 18.8-22.6 1,206 34.6 32.2-36.9 1,165 31.7 29.5-34.0 324 9.2 7.8-10.9 167 3.8 3.1- 4.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 906 261 26.8 21.2-33.2 262 32.2 25.0-40.3 216 22.4 17.2-28.7 90 9.1 6.1-13.3 77 9.5 6.6-13.5
$15,000- 24,999 1,440 327 20.7 17.3-24.5 410 30.8 26.2-35.7 384 25.3 21.2-29.8 155 11.3 8.9-14.2 164 12.0 9.3-15.4
$25,000- 34,999 1,042 243 22.6 18.3-27.7 295 26.8 22.4-31.8 282 23.7 19.7-28.3 110 14.2 9.4-20.9 112 12.7 8.9-17.7
$35,000- 49,999 1,398 291 18.1 15.4-21.2 426 29.5 25.9-33.5 413 32.2 27.9-36.9 155 12.1 9.2-15.8 113 8.0 6.1-10.4
$50,000-74,999 1,558 319 20.2 17.3-23.4 496 30.9 27.2-34.9 482 31.6 28.0-35.5 151 9.4 7.6-11.7 110 7.9 5.8-10.6
$75,000+ 2,469 486 20.3 17.8-23.1 851 33.4 30.7-36.3 790 30.7 28.0-33.4 217 9.1 7.2-11.4 125 6.6 4.4- 9.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,024 772 24.6 21.8-27.5 877 29.3 26.5-32.4 780 24.3 21.6-27.2 310 10.4 8.8-12.3 285 11.4 8.8-14.7
No 6,782 1,385 20.0 18.4-21.6 2,163 31.9 30.0-33.9 2,062 29.6 27.8-31.4 677 10.9 9.5-12.5 495 7.6 6.6- 8.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,315 250 18.0 14.8-21.6 359 27.9 24.1-31.9 394 29.5 25.4-34.0 169 13.2 10.2-16.8 143 11.5 8.6-15.2
Non-Veteran 7,944 1,805 21.8 20.3-23.4 2,519 31.5 29.7-33.4 2,251 27.3 25.6-29.0 759 10.8 9.5-12.3 610 8.6 7.4-10.0

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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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