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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Physical Activity-FEMALES

Now, thinking about the vigorous physical activities you do when you are not working in a usual week,
do you do vigorous activities for at least 10 minutes at a time, such as running, aerobics, heavy yard work,
or anything else that causes large increases in breathing or heart rate?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 12,712 5,464 49.8 48.2-51.3 7,248 50.2 48.7-51.8
-FEMALES 7,975 2,915 40.2 38.4-42.1 5,060 59.8 57.9-61.6
RACE
White 6,302 2,386 42.8 40.7-44.9 3,916 57.2 55.1-59.3
African American 1,179 341 32.7 28.0-37.8 838 67.3 62.2-72.0
Other Minorities 454 173 36.8 30.2-43.8 281 63.2 56.2-69.8
AGE
18-24 194 96 49.9 39.7-60.1 98 50.1 39.9-60.3
25-34 766 387 50.7 45.7-55.6 379 49.3 44.4-54.3
35-44 1,209 605 49.6 45.5-53.7 604 50.4 46.3-54.5
45-54 1,478 606 41.1 37.5-44.8 872 58.9 55.2-62.5
55-64 1,630 574 33.3 30.2-36.6 1,056 66.7 63.4-69.8
65+ 2,610 609 21.3 19.2-23.6 2,001 78.7 76.4-80.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 984 182 26.2 20.3-32.9 802 73.8 67.1-79.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,376 702 34.1 30.4-38.0 1,674 65.9 62.0-69.6
Some Post-H.S. 2,109 828 40.4 36.9-44.0 1,281 59.6 56.0-63.1
College Graduate 2,496 1,201 51.0 48.2-53.9 1,295 49.0 46.1-51.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 984 201 25.5 20.3-31.5 783 74.5 68.5-79.7
$15,000- 24,999 1,321 390 35.0 30.2-40.1 931 65.0 59.9-69.8
$25,000- 34,999 828 299 39.7 33.8-46.0 529 60.3 54.0-66.2
$35,000- 49,999 1,023 446 44.1 38.6-49.9 577 55.9 50.1-61.4
$50,000- 74,999 1,067 449 44.4 39.9-49.0 618 55.6 51.0-60.1
$75,000+ 1,416 752 54.0 50.2-57.8 664 46.0 42.2-49.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,894 650 26.1 23.4-29.1 2,244 73.9 70.9-76.6
No 4,847 2,170 46.3 44.0-48.7 2,677 53.7 51.3-56.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 179 92 59.4 48.5-69.5 87 40.6 30.5-51.5
Non-Veteran 7,116 2,566 39.7 37.7-41.7 4,550 60.3 58.3-62.3

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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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