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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Physical Activity-FEMALES

Leisure Time Physical Activity *

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 13,266 9,476 73.6 72.2-74.9 3,790 26.4 25.1-27.8
-FEMALES 8,289 5,746 70.4 68.6-72.2 2,543 29.6 27.8-31.4
RACE
White 6,530 4,648 73.4 71.5-75.1 1,882 26.6 24.9-28.5
African American 1,244 750 61.8 56.7-66.7 494 38.2 33.3-43.3
Other Minorities 473 320 67.0 59.5-73.7 153 33.0 26.3-40.5
AGE
18-24 205 139 67.2 56.8-76.1 66 32.8 23.9-43.2
25-34 805 633 78.9 74.8-82.6 172 21.1 17.4-25.2
35-44 1,265 965 74.5 70.6-78.1 300 25.5 21.9-29.4
45-54 1,517 1,102 72.6 69.2-75.8 415 27.4 24.2-30.8
55-64 1,683 1,153 68.4 65.1-71.5 530 31.6 28.5-34.9
65+ 2,717 1,677 59.8 56.8-62.7 1,040 40.2 37.3-43.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,045 536 53.5 47.5-59.4 509 46.5 40.6-52.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,487 1,488 60.6 56.8-64.2 999 39.4 35.8-43.2
Some Post-H.S. 2,181 1,570 71.7 68.1-75.0 611 28.3 25.0-31.9
College Graduate 2,563 2,144 84.5 82.3-86.5 419 15.5 13.5-17.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,022 523 51.8 45.8-57.7 499 48.2 42.3-54.2
$15,000- 24,999 1,374 850 64.0 59.1-68.7 524 36.0 31.3-40.9
$25,000- 34,999 854 577 69.0 63.5-74.1 277 31.0 25.9-36.5
$35,000- 49,999 1,061 765 71.7 66.2-76.5 296 28.3 23.5-33.8
$50,000- 74,999 1,088 827 75.0 70.8-78.9 261 25.0 21.1-29.2
$75,000+ 1,459 1,269 86.4 83.7-88.7 190 13.6 11.3-16.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,954 1,614 57.8 54.6-60.9 1,340 42.2 39.1-45.4
No 4,869 3,809 76.1 73.8-78.2 1,060 23.9 21.8-26.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 183 132 79.1 69.7-86.1 51 20.9 13.9-30.3
Non-Veteran 7,402 5,106 69.8 67.9-71.7 2,296 30.2 28.3-32.1

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*Data in this table were derived from the exercise question.
Yes = Respondents who report any level of physical activity or exercise.
No = Respondents reporting no physical activity or exercise.

^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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