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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Physical Activity-FEMALES

How many days per week do you do these vigorous activities for at least 10 minutes at a time?*

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  Total
Respond.^
1 day 2 days 3-4 days 5-6 days Everyday
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,411 1,149 19.5 17.8-21.4 1,238 24.4 22.3-26.7 1,867 34.2 31.9-36.6 752 14.4 12.7-16.2 405 7.4 6.3- 8.8
-FEMALES 2,886 573 19.4 16.8-22.3 675 25.8 23.0-28.8 1,062 36.1 33.3-39.1 374 12.5 10.7-14.5 202 6.2 5.0- 7.6
RACE
White 2,363 466 19.0 16.3-22.0 546 26.2 23.0-29.7 891 36.5 33.4-39.8 301 12.4 10.5-14.6 159 5.9 4.6- 7.4
African American 336 78 25.4 16.7-36.6 76 22.0 15.7-29.8 115 35.3 27.4-44.0 38 11.2 7.0-17.3 29 6.2 3.7-10.2
Other Minorities 172 26 9.4 5.7-15.2 52 32.2 22.4-43.9 49 32.3 22.2-44.5 32 15.0 9.1-23.9 13 11.0 5.1-21.9
AGE
18-24 96 13 19.3 8.6-37.7 25 30.9 19.0-45.9 33 30.9 20.0-44.4 15 12.3 6.4-22.5 10 6.6 2.9-14.7
25-34 387 61 17.7 12.7-24.1 100 26.3 20.7-32.7 154 39.5 33.2-46.2 53 12.2 8.6-16.9 19 4.4 2.3- 8.4
35-44 602 110 17.6 13.7-22.2 166 32.2 26.7-38.4 218 34.0 29.0-39.5 83 12.9 9.6-17.1 25 3.2 2.0- 5.2
45-54 602 143 22.6 18.0-28.0 130 21.5 17.0-26.7 215 35.4 29.9-41.2 72 13.3 10.0-17.5 42 7.2 4.9-10.5
55-64 569 123 22.0 17.5-27.3 114 17.2 13.7-21.4 211 37.5 32.1-43.2 80 14.5 10.7-19.3 41 8.8 6.0-12.8
65+ 592 118 17.7 14.0-22.2 132 23.2 18.8-28.3 215 40.6 35.1-46.4 65 7.8 5.6-10.9 62 10.6 7.7-14.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 178 45 29.4 16.2-47.4 44 29.5 17.5-45.4 44 18.0 11.4-27.2 14 4.5 2.2- 9.3 31 18.5 10.4-30.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 691 148 21.8 15.5-29.7 170 24.3 18.9-30.5 230 34.3 27.9-41.3 80 12.5 8.6-17.7 63 7.2 5.0-10.3
Some Post-H.S. 821 176 18.4 14.9-22.5 197 28.5 22.8-35.0 282 34.1 29.1-39.5 110 12.5 9.3-16.5 56 6.6 4.5- 9.4
College Graduate 1,194 204 16.7 13.8-20.2 263 24.0 20.5-27.9 505 42.2 38.1-46.4 170 14.1 11.5-17.0 52 3.0 2.2- 4.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 198 41 16.3 10.2-24.9 55 35.0 22.8-49.4 54 30.9 19.9-44.5 18 6.5 3.2-12.6 30 11.4 6.6-19.0
$15,000- 24,999 380 81 18.0 12.4-25.5 99 24.5 17.6-33.1 118 38.2 29.1-48.3 45 10.5 6.0-17.8 37 8.8 5.5-13.8
$25,000- 34,999 296 67 25.1 15.0-38.8 63 22.5 15.3-31.9 110 29.3 22.0-37.8 34 14.2 8.2-23.4 22 8.9 4.7-16.1
$35,000- 49,999 445 96 24.3 15.1-36.7 110 25.7 19.1-33.6 163 34.0 26.9-41.9 52 11.5 7.1-18.1 24 4.5 2.4- 8.3
$50,000- 74,999 449 78 16.4 12.1-22.0 101 23.2 17.6-29.8 176 40.0 33.3-47.1 69 15.6 11.1-21.4 25 4.8 2.9- 7.9
$75,000+ 750 133 18.4 14.5-23.1 173 26.6 21.3-32.6 306 37.4 32.6-42.4 105 12.9 10.1-16.3 33 4.7 2.7- 8.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 640 143 22.5 17.5-28.3 143 22.9 17.8-29.1 215 33.6 28.0-39.8 76 12.1 8.4-17.2 63 8.9 6.3-12.3
No 2,154 412 17.9 15.3-20.9 503 26.6 23.4-30.0 823 37.8 34.5-41.1 289 12.5 10.6-14.7 127 5.3 4.1- 6.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 92 14 20.3 10.8-35.1 18 20.1 9.9-36.3 42 39.4 25.5-55.2 11 14.8 6.2-31.3 7 5.4 2.3-12.5
Non-Veteran 2,538 495 18.0 15.6-20.8 610 27.1 24.1-30.4 924 36.2 33.2-39.4 335 12.6 10.7-14.7 174 6.1 4.8- 7.6

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