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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Physical Activity-FEMALES

When you are at work, which of the following best describes what you do?*
Would you say:

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  Total
Respond.^
Mostly sitting/standing Mostly walking Mostly heavy labor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,061 3,976 62.3 60.2-64.4 1,378 23.9 22.0-25.8 707 13.8 12.3-15.5
-FEMALES 3,479 2,469 69.9 67.5-72.3 785 24.0 21.8-26.4 225 6.0 5.0- 7.3
RACE
White 2,735 1,976 70.9 68.0-73.6 576 23.5 20.9-26.3 183 5.6 4.6- 6.9
African American 521 348 67.8 61.6-73.5 143 25.5 20.5-31.3 30 6.6 4.0-10.8
Other Minorities 205 135 67.2 58.0-75.3 58 23.5 17.0-31.4 12 9.3 4.6-18.0
AGE
18-24 84 51 58.1 43.1-71.8 25 34.1 21.6-49.3 8 7.8 3.3-17.2
25-34 496 334 67.9 61.9-73.4 126 26.3 21.1-32.2 36 5.8 3.8- 8.8
35-44 825 591 72.4 67.7-76.6 180 22.0 18.1-26.4 54 5.7 3.9- 8.2
45-54 969 712 73.2 69.1-77.1 196 20.6 17.1-24.5 61 6.2 4.4- 8.6
55-64 792 551 68.9 64.3-73.2 190 24.5 20.6-28.9 51 6.6 4.5- 9.6
65+ 269 192 68.2 59.8-75.6 62 27.6 20.5-36.1 15 4.1 2.3- 7.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 142 71 46.7 33.9-60.0 61 46.0 32.9-59.7 10 7.3 3.2-15.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 916 568 61.3 56.4-66.0 251 27.9 23.7-32.6 97 10.7 8.1-14.0
Some Post-H.S. 955 688 71.6 66.7-76.0 211 23.1 19.0-27.7 56 5.3 3.5- 8.0
College Graduate 1,463 1,140 76.6 72.9-79.9 261 19.9 16.7-23.5 62 3.5 2.5- 4.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 159 92 64.5 50.7-76.3 49 28.3 17.7-41.9 18 7.2 3.9-13.1
$15,000- 24,999 429 240 54.3 46.2-62.2 135 35.4 27.6-44.1 54 10.3 7.2-14.5
$25,000- 34,999 379 249 60.8 53.4-67.7 102 30.3 24.0-37.4 28 8.9 5.4-14.4
$35,000- 49,999 570 414 71.9 66.1-77.1 114 21.6 16.9-27.2 42 6.4 4.2- 9.7
$50,000- 74,999 686 515 72.2 66.7-77.1 129 21.5 17.0-26.7 42 6.3 4.0- 9.7
$75,000+ 936 750 82.3 78.9-85.3 163 15.4 12.7-18.5 23 2.3 1.3- 4.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 681 471 70.2 64.7-75.1 153 23.0 18.5-28.2 57 6.8 4.8- 9.6
No 2,666 1,901 69.6 66.7-72.3 603 24.4 21.8-27.1 162 6.0 4.8- 7.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 104 80 77.6 64.1-87.0 15 10.4 5.1-19.9 9 12.1 5.2-25.6
Non-Veteran 3,110 2,204 70.0 67.4-72.5 712 24.6 22.2-27.1 194 5.4 4.4- 6.6

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*This question was asked only of respondents who reported being employed or self-employed.

^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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