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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Physical Activity & Nutrition-FEMALES

Does your workplace offer any support for healthy eating or physical activity for its employees?

This may include offering healthy foods and drinks in vending machines, allowing for physical
activity breaks during the day, or providing informat ion on healthy eating or exercise.*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,183 1,128 50.1 46.8-53.5 1,055 49.9 46.5-53.2
-FEMALES 1,299 676 52.6 48.4-56.7 623 47.4 43.3-51.6
RACE
White 1,011 506 49.9 45.2-54.6 505 50.1 45.4-54.8
African American 207 127 60.8 50.1-70.5 80 39.2 29.5-49.9
Other Minorities 78 42 55.6 42.2-68.3 36 44.4 31.7-57.8
AGE
18-24 39 16 47.3 26.7-68.8 23 52.7 31.2-73.3
25-34 176 86 54.9 45.0-64.3 90 45.1 35.7-55.0
35-44 319 173 56.4 48.8-63.8 146 43.6 36.2-51.2
45-54 347 194 51.8 44.4-59.2 153 48.2 40.8-55.6
55-64 311 166 52.2 44.1-60.2 145 47.8 39.8-55.9
65+ 89 30 28.8 18.0-42.7 59 71.2 57.3-82.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 52 21 52.5 31.7-72.5 31 47.5 27.5-68.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 319 127 41.4 33.8-49.5 192 58.6 50.5-66.2
Some Post-H.S. 374 197 48.8 40.4-57.2 177 51.2 42.8-59.6
College Graduate 553 331 61.4 55.6-67.0 222 38.6 33.0-44.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 63 16 23.5 10.4-45.0 47 76.5 55.0-89.6
$15,000- 24,999 155 61 45.7 31.9-60.2 94 54.3 39.8-68.1
$25,000- 34,999 135 62 56.2 43.9-67.7 73 43.8 32.3-56.1
$35,000- 49,999 208 112 49.8 40.2-59.5 96 50.2 40.5-59.8
$50,000- 74,999 271 154 56.5 47.4-65.2 117 43.5 34.8-52.6
$75,000+ 359 221 60.2 53.2-66.8 138 39.8 33.2-46.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 261 117 42.3 33.2-51.9 144 57.7 48.1-66.8
No 1,032 555 55.2 50.7-59.7 477 44.8 40.3-49.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 35 22 59.7 37.5-78.5 13 40.3 21.5-62.5
Non-Veteran 1,263 654 52.4 48.2-56.6 609 47.6 43.4-51.8

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Asked only of respondents currently employed for wages.

^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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