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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Physical Activity-FEMALES

On days when you do moderate 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%)
North Carolina 10,106 2,228 21.0 19.7-22.4 3,127 31.2 29.5-32.9 2,917 28.0 26.5-29.6 1,024 11.0 9.9-12.2 810 8.8 7.7-10.0
-FEMALES 6,270 1,503 24.3 22.5-26.2 2,136 34.2 32.3-36.2 1,734 26.9 25.0-28.8 510 9.0 7.6-10.6 387 5.6 4.8- 6.5
RACE
White 5,041 1,182 23.6 21.8-25.6 1,715 34.5 32.3-36.6 1,427 27.4 25.4-29.5 432 9.9 8.2-12.0 285 4.6 3.9- 5.4
African American 840 236 29.5 24.2-35.5 297 32.4 27.5-37.8 195 24.9 19.7-30.8 51 5.4 3.6- 8.1 61 7.7 5.3-11.2
Other Minorities 356 79 18.3 13.1-25.1 112 36.6 29.5-44.4 104 27.1 20.9-34.4 23 7.5 4.1-13.3 38 10.4 6.7-15.8
AGE
18-24 162 43 24.9 16.9-35.1 51 24.7 17.4-33.9 42 29.0 19.8-40.5 20 18.2 10.3-30.1 6 3.1 1.1- 8.6
25-34 680 152 21.4 17.5-25.8 272 42.2 37.0-47.6 174 23.3 19.4-27.6 44 8.1 5.6-11.4 38 5.1 3.3- 7.7
35-44 1,064 252 26.6 22.6-30.9 397 35.1 31.3-39.1 287 26.5 22.8-30.5 72 6.2 4.5- 8.6 56 5.6 4.0- 7.8
45-54 1,240 293 24.3 21.0-28.0 430 35.1 31.3-39.1 362 27.9 24.6-31.5 86 7.3 5.4- 9.8 69 5.3 3.9- 7.2
55-64 1,290 305 24.0 20.8-27.6 416 31.7 28.3-35.3 380 29.4 25.9-33.1 97 7.8 5.9-10.3 92 7.1 5.4- 9.3
65+ 1,759 437 24.7 21.8-27.9 550 32.6 29.5-35.8 469 26.2 23.3-29.3 182 10.0 8.3-12.1 121 6.4 5.1- 8.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 596 156 24.2 17.9-31.9 188 30.4 24.0-37.5 140 20.0 14.8-26.5 67 18.3 11.2-28.5 45 7.0 4.7-10.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,732 459 25.5 22.2-29.1 560 32.6 28.8-36.7 449 27.2 23.0-31.8 139 7.2 5.4- 9.5 125 7.5 5.6- 9.9
Some Post-H.S. 1,729 408 26.2 22.5-30.3 587 33.1 29.6-36.8 466 24.8 21.7-28.1 139 9.7 7.0-13.3 129 6.2 4.8- 7.9
College Graduate 2,208 478 22.0 19.6-24.6 800 37.4 34.5-40.5 677 30.1 27.4-33.0 165 7.1 5.8- 8.7 88 3.3 2.5- 4.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 628 192 33.2 25.9-41.3 188 28.1 22.6-34.3 143 20.1 15.1-26.1 59 10.5 6.3-17.2 46 8.2 5.4-12.2
$15,000- 24,999 944 230 24.6 19.9-30.1 287 32.8 27.3-38.8 259 24.6 20.3-29.4 86 8.9 6.4-12.2 82 9.1 6.2-13.1
$25,000- 34,999 657 171 26.0 20.5-32.4 213 32.9 27.1-39.1 167 21.5 17.2-26.5 53 11.6 6.2-20.6 53 8.1 5.6-11.6
$35,000- 49,999 880 208 20.8 16.9-25.3 296 33.0 28.0-38.4 256 32.5 26.4-39.3 71 9.6 5.8-15.4 49 4.1 2.9- 5.8
$50,000- 74,999 943 218 24.1 20.2-28.5 341 35.9 31.3-40.7 267 28.1 23.9-32.7 65 6.8 4.8- 9.5 52 5.2 3.5- 7.6
$75,000+ 1,307 268 21.7 18.5-25.2 500 36.7 33.0-40.5 395 29.9 26.4-33.5 98 8.8 6.0-12.7 46 3.0 2.0- 4.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,886 534 30.8 26.9-35.1 585 32.2 28.5-36.1 467 22.5 19.3-26.1 159 7.9 6.3-10.0 141 6.5 5.2- 8.1
No 4,204 925 22.1 20.2-24.1 1,491 35.2 33.0-37.5 1,219 28.1 26.0-30.2 332 9.4 7.6-11.5 237 5.2 4.3- 6.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 156 28 18.0 10.8-28.4 59 40.5 29.3-52.8 44 31.6 21.2-44.2 18 7.6 4.4-13.0 7 2.3 1.0- 5.0
Non-Veteran 5,597 1,358 24.8 22.9-26.8 1,910 34.3 32.3-36.4 1,534 26.1 24.3-28.0 444 9.2 7.7-11.0 351 5.5 4.7- 6.5

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