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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Physical Activity & Nutrition

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,375 1,676 31.8 29.7-34.0 3,699 68.2 66.0-70.3
GENDER
Male 2,051 475 24.2 21.1-27.7 1,576 75.8 72.3-78.9
Female 3,324 1,201 38.9 36.2-41.7 2,123 61.1 58.3-63.8
RACE
White 4,331 1,327 31.7 29.4-34.2 3,004 68.3 65.8-70.6
African American 692 259 38.1 32.6-43.9 433 61.9 56.1-67.4
Asian 42 10 19.2 9.0-36.4 32 80.8 63.6-91.0
Native American 124 39 26.4 16.7-38.9 85 73.6 61.1-83.3
Other Minorities 159 38 18.6 10.7-30.4 121 81.4 69.6-89.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 175 40 21.8 13.2-33.7 135 78.2 66.3-86.8
-English Speaking 93 29 36.0 21.3-53.9 64 64.0 46.1-78.7
-Spanish Speaking 82 11 13.6 5.6-29.8 71 86.4 70.2-94.4
Non-Hispanic 5,186 1,632 32.6 30.5-34.8 3,554 67.4 65.2-69.5
AGE
18-24 172 52 33.0 23.7-44.0 120 67.0 56.0-76.3
25-34 482 163 32.4 26.8-38.5 319 67.6 61.5-73.2
35-44 782 302 35.5 30.7-40.5 480 64.5 59.5-69.3
45-54 993 350 34.1 30.0-38.4 643 65.9 61.6-70.0
55-64 1,195 366 30.1 26.5-34.0 829 69.9 66.0-73.5
65-74 955 247 25.9 21.7-30.5 708 74.1 69.5-78.3
75+ 745 184 24.8 20.2-30.2 561 75.2 69.8-79.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 660 181 26.9 20.2-35.0 479 73.1 65.0-79.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,545 433 28.3 24.6-32.4 1,112 71.7 67.6-75.4
Some Post-H.S. 1,377 435 32.5 28.5-36.9 942 67.5 63.1-71.5
College Graduate 1,785 626 36.2 32.9-39.7 1,159 63.8 60.3-67.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 606 171 29.9 23.1-37.6 435 70.1 62.4-76.9
$15,000- 24,999 874 271 31.8 26.2-38.0 603 68.2 62.0-73.8
$25,000- 34,999 527 149 29.8 23.1-37.4 378 70.2 62.6-76.9
$35,000- 49,999 674 215 34.6 28.8-40.8 459 65.4 59.2-71.2
$50,000-74,999 787 313 38.2 33.0-43.7 474 61.8 56.3-67.0
$75,000+ 1,189 389 32.2 28.2-36.5 800 67.8 63.5-71.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,897 508 27.8 24.4-31.6 1,389 72.2 68.4-75.6
No 3,446 1,159 33.5 30.9-36.2 2,287 66.5 63.8-69.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 775 176 22.2 17.7-27.4 599 77.8 72.6-82.3
Non-Veteran 4,594 1,500 33.3 31.0-35.7 3,094 66.7 64.3-69.0

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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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