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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Physical Activity & Nutrition

Does your workplace offer any support for healthy eating or physical activity for its employees?

This may include offering healthy foods and drinks in vending machines, allowing for physical
activity breaks during the day, or providing informat ion on healthy eating or exercise.*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2,183 1,128 50.1 46.8-53.5 1,055 49.9 46.5-53.2
GENDER
Male 884 452 48.0 42.9-53.1 432 52.0 46.9-57.1
Female 1,299 676 52.6 48.4-56.7 623 47.4 43.3-51.6
RACE
White 1,722 877 49.9 46.2-53.6 845 50.1 46.4-53.8
African American 304 175 54.9 46.2-63.4 129 45.1 36.6-53.8
Asian 24 15 68.5 41.6-86.9 9 31.5 13.1-58.4
Native American 53 31 33.7 18.9-52.7 22 66.3 47.3-81.1
Other Minorities 74 27 32.3 18.3-50.4 47 67.7 49.6-81.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 85 35 43.1 27.7-59.9 50 56.9 40.1-72.3
-English Speaking 49 30 68.5 48.7-83.3 19 31.5 16.7-51.3
-Spanish Speaking 36 5 22.7 6.9-53.6 31 77.3 46.4-93.1
Non-Hispanic 2,094 1,092 50.8 47.4-54.1 1,002 49.2 45.9-52.6
AGE
18-24 72 29 42.4 28.2-58.0 43 57.6 42.0-71.8
25-34 316 161 51.4 43.5-59.2 155 48.6 40.8-56.5
35-44 517 278 51.8 45.4-58.2 239 48.2 41.8-54.6
45-54 599 334 53.0 47.4-58.5 265 47.0 41.5-52.6
55-64 499 256 48.8 42.5-55.1 243 51.2 44.9-57.5
65-74 134 51 34.1 23.5-46.5 83 65.9 53.5-76.5
75+ 21 3 12.8 3.8-35.6 18 87.2 64.4-96.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 111 37 31.5 19.2-46.9 74 68.5 53.1-80.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 563 229 38.1 31.6-45.1 334 61.9 54.9-68.4
Some Post-H.S. 593 318 53.1 46.6-59.4 275 46.9 40.6-53.4
College Graduate 915 544 59.1 54.2-63.7 371 40.9 36.3-45.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 83 22 34.2 18.5-54.5 61 65.8 45.5-81.5
$15,000- 24,999 236 85 34.6 23.9-47.0 151 65.4 53.0-76.1
$25,000- 34,999 210 92 42.9 31.3-55.3 118 57.1 44.7-68.7
$35,000- 49,999 333 172 46.4 38.8-54.2 161 53.6 45.8-61.2
$50,000-74,999 443 249 52.4 44.9-59.7 194 47.6 40.3-55.1
$75,000+ 717 433 60.3 55.2-65.2 284 39.7 34.8-44.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 422 183 40.0 33.0-47.4 239 60.0 52.6-67.0
No 1,750 939 52.5 48.7-56.2 811 47.5 43.8-51.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 245 145 60.5 50.7-69.5 100 39.5 30.5-49.3
Non-Veteran 1,936 982 48.6 45.1-52.2 954 51.4 47.8-54.9

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Asked only of respondents currently employed for wages.

^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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