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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Physical Activity - Transportation

In the past week, how much time did you walk or bicycle for transportation, such as to and from
work or shopping, or walk to the bus stop?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Less than 30 min. 30 min. to 1 hour 1 to 2 hours 2 hours or more No time
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 11,659 405 4.0 3.4- 4.7 376 3.8 3.1- 4.6 340 3.4 2.8- 4.2 503 5.4 4.6- 6.3 10,035 83.5 82.1-84.8
GENDER
Male 4,332 182 4.9 3.8- 6.3 146 4.3 3.2- 5.8 156 3.9 2.9- 5.2 230 6.5 5.2- 8.1 3,618 80.4 78.0-82.6
Female 7,327 223 3.1 2.6- 3.8 230 3.3 2.6- 4.2 184 3.0 2.2- 3.9 273 4.3 3.6- 5.2 6,417 86.3 84.8-87.7
RACE
White 9,313 303 3.5 2.9- 4.2 284 3.4 2.7- 4.3 263 3.2 2.6- 3.8 380 5.0 4.3- 6.0 8,083 84.9 83.5-86.2
African American 1,580 63 3.8 2.7- 5.5 61 4.5 3.0- 6.8 50 3.2 1.8- 5.7 79 5.8 3.8- 8.7 1,327 82.6 78.8-85.8
Asian 86 5 4.2 1.4-12.4 4 2.1 0.6- 6.5 5 5.3 2.0-13.5 6 9.2 3.5-21.7 66 79.2 66.6-87.9
Native American 260 7 9.3 2.1-32.6 6 2.0 0.7- 5.5 8 4.0 1.7- 9.2 13 7.5 3.3-16.2 226 77.1 61.8-87.6
Other Minorities 346 23 7.3 3.8-13.7 19 6.1 2.4-14.8 13 6.7 2.5-17.0 20 7.1 3.6-13.6 271 72.7 62.3-81.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 379 25 7.2 3.7-13.8 19 5.8 2.3-13.7 16 6.3 2.4-15.6 17 4.1 2.2- 7.6 302 76.6 67.0-84.1
-English Speaking 200 11 5.5 1.9-14.6 7 2.4 1.0- 5.8 10 3.2 1.5- 6.9 12 6.7 3.1-14.0 160 82.2 73.0-88.8
-Spanish Speaking 179 14 8.2 3.5-18.2 12 7.7 2.7-20.3 6 7.9 2.4-23.1 5 2.6 0.9- 7.4 142 73.5 59.5-84.0
Non-Hispanic 11,249 378 3.7 3.1- 4.4 357 3.6 3.0- 4.4 322 3.2 2.7- 3.9 484 5.5 4.7- 6.4 9,708 83.9 82.6-85.2
AGE
18-24 342 18 4.7 2.6- 8.4 15 6.0 3.0-11.7 16 5.1 2.6- 9.8 45 13.0 8.6-19.1 248 71.2 63.7-77.6
25-34 1,076 48 5.4 3.3- 8.6 43 3.7 2.0- 6.7 41 4.1 2.6- 6.4 45 3.6 2.4- 5.5 899 83.2 79.0-86.7
35-44 1,751 75 3.8 2.8- 5.2 66 4.2 2.9- 6.0 51 3.5 1.9- 6.4 76 4.6 3.3- 6.4 1,483 83.8 80.7-86.6
45-54 2,275 102 4.5 3.4- 5.8 67 2.5 1.8- 3.4 86 3.7 2.8- 4.8 120 6.1 4.7- 7.9 1,900 83.4 81.0-85.4
55-64 2,494 82 3.7 2.5- 5.3 94 4.4 3.3- 5.7 70 1.9 1.4- 2.5 116 4.8 3.6- 6.2 2,132 85.3 83.0-87.3
65-74 2,084 46 1.7 1.2- 2.5 49 2.5 1.7- 3.8 49 2.6 1.7- 4.0 64 3.0 2.1- 4.1 1,876 90.1 88.2-91.8
75+ 1,541 30 2.1 1.3- 3.4 38 3.0 1.8- 5.0 22 2.3 1.3- 4.0 32 2.2 1.1- 4.4 1,419 90.4 87.5-92.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,440 49 5.3 3.2- 8.7 38 4.8 2.3- 9.9 34 3.6 1.9- 6.7 54 5.0 2.8- 8.7 1,265 81.3 75.6-85.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,400 95 3.2 2.2- 4.5 111 3.7 2.6- 5.1 98 2.8 2.1- 3.8 151 6.0 4.6- 7.7 2,945 84.4 82.0-86.6
Some Post-H.S. 2,995 107 3.7 2.6- 5.2 69 3.0 1.9- 4.8 84 3.9 2.3- 6.3 130 5.7 4.1- 7.8 2,605 83.7 80.5-86.4
College Graduate 3,808 152 4.4 3.4- 5.7 158 4.0 3.3- 4.9 124 3.6 2.7- 4.6 166 4.7 3.7- 5.9 3,208 83.3 81.4-85.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,269 54 6.7 4.1-10.7 32 3.9 1.5- 9.9 36 5.8 2.8-11.5 58 5.9 4.0- 8.7 1,089 77.6 71.1-83.0
$15,000- 24,999 1,828 52 3.8 2.1- 6.5 68 4.9 3.4- 7.1 56 4.5 2.5- 8.0 85 6.2 4.4- 8.6 1,567 80.6 76.4-84.2
$25,000- 34,999 1,198 47 4.1 2.5- 6.7 32 1.9 1.3- 3.0 34 4.1 2.3- 7.1 51 4.9 3.3- 7.1 1,034 85.0 81.1-88.2
$35,000- 49,999 1,524 55 4.0 2.7- 6.1 41 4.5 2.5- 8.0 46 2.8 1.9- 4.1 61 3.9 2.7- 5.6 1,321 84.7 81.1-87.8
$50,000-74,999 1,655 51 3.9 2.2- 6.8 69 4.8 3.1- 7.2 43 2.4 1.5- 3.8 70 4.1 2.8- 5.9 1,422 84.8 81.3-87.7
$75,000+ 2,529 97 3.5 2.7- 4.6 81 3.4 2.3- 5.1 94 3.5 2.6- 4.7 116 6.4 4.6- 8.8 2,141 83.2 80.4-85.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 4,143 127 3.5 2.7- 4.6 118 3.0 2.2- 4.1 107 3.2 2.1- 4.8 157 5.4 4.1- 7.0 3,634 84.9 82.5-86.9
No 7,434 273 4.2 3.4- 5.2 254 4.1 3.2- 5.2 232 3.6 2.8- 4.5 340 5.3 4.4- 6.5 6,335 82.9 81.1-84.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,536 49 3.5 2.3- 5.3 54 4.0 2.7- 5.8 57 5.2 2.8- 9.4 68 6.2 4.0- 9.5 1,308 81.1 76.7-84.9
Non-Veteran 9,176 330 4.2 3.5- 5.0 297 3.6 2.9- 4.5 251 3.1 2.5- 3.9 387 5.1 4.3- 6.1 7,911 83.9 82.4-85.3

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*Those who reported walking/biking just for excerise were excluded from this table.
(See results for NC BRFSS 2000)

^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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