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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Physical Activity-FEMALES

Now, thinking about the moderate physical activities you do when you are not working in a usual week,
do you do moderate activities for at least 10 minutes at a time such as
brisk walking, bicycling,vacuuming, gardening, or anything else that cause s small increases in breathing or heart rate?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 12,752 10,603 84.8 83.6-85.9 2,149 15.2 14.1-16.4
-FEMALES 7,997 6,614 84.4 82.9-85.7 1,383 15.6 14.3-17.1
RACE
White 6,326 5,330 87.2 85.9-88.3 996 12.8 11.7-14.1
African American 1,179 880 77.2 72.3-81.4 299 22.8 18.6-27.7
Other Minorities 452 371 79.2 71.7-85.1 81 20.8 14.9-28.3
AGE
18-24 195 170 86.1 75.9-92.4 25 13.9 7.6-24.1
25-34 766 690 90.6 87.4-93.1 76 9.4 6.9-12.6
35-44 1,212 1,086 89.7 87.0-91.9 126 10.3 8.1-13.0
45-54 1,479 1,276 86.0 83.0-88.5 203 14.0 11.5-17.0
55-64 1,633 1,355 83.9 81.2-86.3 278 16.1 13.7-18.8
65+ 2,623 1,955 71.5 68.5-74.3 668 28.5 25.7-31.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 984 660 71.6 66.4-76.4 324 28.4 23.6-33.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,391 1,889 79.5 75.9-82.7 502 20.5 17.3-24.1
Some Post-H.S. 2,111 1,797 86.7 84.3-88.9 314 13.3 11.1-15.7
College Graduate 2,501 2,261 91.5 89.7-92.9 240 8.5 7.1-10.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 985 675 70.3 64.5-75.5 310 29.7 24.5-35.5
$15,000- 24,999 1,324 1,024 78.5 74.4-82.2 300 21.5 17.8-25.6
$25,000- 34,999 831 686 81.2 76.3-85.2 145 18.8 14.8-23.7
$35,000- 49,999 1,031 906 89.7 86.9-92.0 125 10.3 8.0-13.1
$50,000- 74,999 1,066 968 93.0 90.8-94.8 98 7.0 5.2- 9.2
$75,000+ 1,421 1,334 93.9 92.1-95.3 87 6.1 4.7- 7.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,887 2,027 73.4 70.7-75.9 860 26.6 24.1-29.3
No 4,866 4,384 89.5 87.7-91.2 482 10.5 8.8-12.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 179 159 93.2 87.1-96.5 20 6.8 3.5-12.9
Non-Veteran 7,134 5,911 84.5 82.9-86.0 1,223 15.5 14.0-17.1

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*If a respondent reported less than 10 mins activity/week for the next phy. activity quest., that respondent was counted in NO category

^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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