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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Physical Activity-FEMALES

Moderate Physical Activity*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 12,228 5,393 46.4 44.8-48.0 6,835 53.6 52.0-55.2
-FEMALES 7,636 3,165 41.9 40.0-43.8 4,471 58.1 56.2-60.0
RACE
White 6,028 2,644 44.9 42.8-47.0 3,384 55.1 53.0-57.2
African American 1,134 335 32.6 27.8-37.9 799 67.4 62.1-72.2
Other Minorities 435 170 39.3 32.4-46.5 265 60.7 53.5-67.6
AGE
18-24 190 86 42.7 32.8-53.2 104 57.3 46.8-67.2
25-34 758 357 45.0 40.2-49.9 401 55.0 50.1-59.8
35-44 1,191 570 45.9 41.9-50.0 621 54.1 50.0-58.1
45-54 1,436 610 42.2 38.6-45.9 826 57.8 54.1-61.4
55-64 1,560 658 43.3 39.8-46.9 902 56.7 53.1-60.2
65+ 2,421 847 33.0 30.3-35.8 1,574 67.0 64.2-69.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 912 249 28.9 23.7-34.6 663 71.1 65.4-76.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,227 819 39.6 35.7-43.7 1,408 60.4 56.3-64.3
Some Post-H.S. 2,043 868 42.9 39.3-46.6 1,175 57.1 53.4-60.7
College Graduate 2,446 1,229 48.1 45.2-50.9 1,217 51.9 49.1-54.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 935 264 28.9 23.8-34.7 671 71.1 65.3-76.2
$15,000- 24,999 1,241 468 41.7 36.7-46.8 773 58.3 53.2-63.3
$25,000- 34,999 801 318 40.2 34.6-46.1 483 59.8 53.9-65.4
$35,000- 49,999 1,006 453 44.8 39.2-50.5 553 55.2 49.5-60.8
$50,000- 74,999 1,041 481 45.6 41.1-50.2 560 54.4 49.8-58.9
$75,000+ 1,393 737 50.5 46.7-54.4 656 49.5 45.6-53.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,739 828 32.4 29.2-35.7 1,911 67.6 64.3-70.8
No 4,684 2,252 46.0 43.7-48.4 2,432 54.0 51.6-56.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 175 87 54.1 42.9-64.9 88 45.9 35.1-57.1
Non-Veteran 6,806 2,807 41.5 39.5-43.5 3,999 58.5 56.5-60.5

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*Data in this table were derived from the physical activity questions.
Yes = Respondents who report doing moderate physical activity for 30 or more minutes per day, five or more days per week or
respondents who report doing vigorous physical acti vity for 20 or more minutes per day, three or more days per week.
No= Respondents who report no moderate physical activity or less than 30 minutes per day, or less than five days per week
and no vigorous physical activity or less than 20 minutes p er day, or less than three days per week.

^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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