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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Physical Activity

On days when you do vigorous 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 5,280 833 14.6 13.1-16.3 1,326 24.4 22.4-26.6 1,872 36.4 34.0-38.8 746 14.5 12.8-16.4 503 10.1 8.6-11.8
GENDER
Male 2,473 317 11.3 9.4-13.4 544 21.2 18.6-24.1 883 37.4 34.0-41.0 429 16.8 14.3-19.7 300 13.3 10.9-16.0
Female 2,807 516 19.3 17.0-21.9 782 29.0 25.9-32.3 989 34.9 32.0-37.8 317 11.2 9.4-13.3 203 5.6 4.5- 7.0
RACE
White 4,285 671 15.4 13.7-17.3 1,107 26.1 23.8-28.6 1,512 35.4 32.9-38.0 612 14.0 12.4-15.9 383 9.0 7.5-10.9
African American 607 96 12.7 9.4-17.1 124 20.3 15.1-26.6 231 40.0 33.7-46.7 81 13.8 9.8-19.0 75 13.2 9.6-17.9
Asian 49 9 20.4 8.8-40.6 13 25.3 12.9-43.6 22 39.7 24.0-57.8 4 14.4 3.6-43.1 1 0.3 0.0- 1.9
Native American 115 22 12.8 7.0-22.2 27 21.5 10.8-38.4 28 20.2 10.6-35.1 15 27.8 9.9-57.5 23 17.6 9.3-30.9
Other Minorities 191 28 11.1 6.0-19.6 49 18.9 11.6-29.3 66 37.5 25.2-51.6 28 18.0 9.7-30.8 20 14.6 6.8-28.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 197 29 11.1 6.0-19.5 57 22.3 14.2-33.1 71 40.0 27.9-53.4 28 14.9 7.8-26.7 12 11.7 5.3-23.8
-English Speaking 125 14 7.4 3.1-16.6 32 21.8 13.2-33.8 54 43.8 31.5-56.9 18 13.9 7.0-25.6 7 13.1 4.5-32.5
-Spanish Speaking 72 15 13.7 6.2-27.7 25 22.6 11.4-40.0 17 37.3 19.8-58.9 10 15.7 5.8-35.8 5 10.7 3.4-29.2
Non-Hispanic 5,074 802 14.9 13.4-16.6 1,268 24.7 22.6-26.9 1,797 36.0 33.7-38.4 716 14.4 12.7-16.2 491 10.0 8.5-11.7
AGE
18-24 244 37 12.7 8.0-19.6 66 27.2 19.7-36.3 70 32.3 23.7-42.4 49 17.1 11.8-24.2 22 10.6 5.8-18.5
25-34 678 108 12.7 9.8-16.5 190 28.4 23.4-33.9 257 36.8 31.4-42.5 86 13.6 10.1-18.1 37 8.5 5.2-13.6
35-44 1,056 182 17.2 14.2-20.7 302 25.0 21.5-28.8 395 38.8 34.6-43.3 110 12.5 9.2-16.8 67 6.5 4.5- 9.2
45-54 1,158 174 14.4 11.7-17.6 285 22.0 18.8-25.5 428 37.8 33.7-42.1 164 16.2 12.8-20.4 107 9.6 7.3-12.5
55-64 1,054 160 15.9 12.9-19.4 244 19.4 16.5-22.7 392 38.5 34.2-42.9 133 11.1 8.8-13.8 125 15.2 12.1-18.9
65-74 693 111 16.5 12.9-20.8 159 20.7 17.0-24.8 210 32.1 27.3-37.3 124 15.5 12.5-19.1 89 15.3 10.9-20.9
75+ 352 52 12.3 8.7-17.1 69 20.4 14.6-27.7 105 28.4 21.6-36.4 72 21.3 15.6-28.2 54 17.7 11.4-26.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 374 70 16.0 9.7-25.2 61 19.2 11.5-30.3 110 32.9 23.0-44.6 69 15.8 10.7-22.8 64 16.0 10.4-24.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,334 216 14.7 11.7-18.2 321 22.5 18.6-27.0 401 31.0 26.6-35.8 210 15.7 12.4-19.6 186 16.1 12.3-20.9
Some Post-H.S. 1,388 220 14.7 12.1-17.7 330 22.7 18.9-27.0 475 34.7 30.0-39.8 220 17.8 14.0-22.5 143 10.0 7.5-13.3
College Graduate 2,181 326 14.2 12.2-16.3 614 28.4 25.6-31.4 885 42.2 39.1-45.4 246 10.9 9.1-13.1 110 4.4 3.2- 5.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 308 63 16.8 10.9-24.9 60 15.3 9.2-24.5 92 32.1 22.1-44.0 51 16.9 10.5-26.1 42 18.9 11.1-30.3
$15,000- 24,999 657 117 17.7 12.8-24.0 146 21.4 15.9-28.3 193 34.4 27.9-41.4 108 15.3 10.3-22.2 93 11.1 7.6-16.0
$25,000- 34,999 517 96 18.2 13.1-24.7 124 24.9 17.9-33.4 152 23.7 18.3-30.2 74 15.4 9.7-23.6 71 17.8 10.9-27.6
$35,000- 49,999 762 102 10.7 7.9-14.3 209 27.2 21.3-34.1 256 32.3 27.3-37.9 114 16.5 12.6-21.4 81 13.2 9.0-18.9
$50,000-74,999 857 148 16.5 13.1-20.6 213 24.2 19.9-29.2 316 34.5 29.5-39.8 112 15.6 11.3-21.1 68 9.2 6.3-13.1
$75,000+ 1,609 215 12.9 10.5-15.9 438 26.1 22.8-29.7 666 41.8 37.8-45.9 200 13.0 10.5-16.0 90 6.2 4.1- 9.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,167 202 15.0 11.8-19.0 279 22.8 19.0-27.1 358 31.7 26.7-37.2 182 16.5 13.0-20.8 146 14.0 10.5-18.3
No 3,940 604 15.0 13.3-16.9 999 24.2 22.0-26.6 1,459 37.5 34.9-40.1 542 14.3 12.4-16.5 336 9.0 7.3-11.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 760 95 10.6 7.8-14.3 160 21.0 16.7-26.0 278 35.0 29.8-40.7 132 17.5 12.4-24.2 95 15.9 11.0-22.3
Non-Veteran 4,059 671 15.4 13.7-17.4 1,061 25.3 23.0-27.8 1,417 36.0 33.3-38.7 546 13.8 12.0-15.9 364 9.4 7.8-11.4

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