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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Physical Activity-FEMALES

On days when you do vigorous 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 5,280 833 14.6 13.1-16.3 1,326 24.4 22.4-26.6 1,872 36.4 34.0-38.8 746 14.5 12.8-16.4 503 10.1 8.6-11.8
-FEMALES 2,807 516 19.3 17.0-21.9 782 29.0 25.9-32.3 989 34.9 32.0-37.8 317 11.2 9.4-13.3 203 5.6 4.5- 7.0
RACE
White 2,297 408 19.3 16.7-22.2 657 29.3 26.0-32.9 808 34.6 31.5-37.9 262 11.2 9.2-13.6 162 5.5 4.3- 7.1
African American 328 66 18.7 13.3-25.7 72 25.5 16.6-37.0 122 35.9 27.7-44.9 41 13.0 8.5-19.3 27 7.0 4.2-11.4
Other Minorities 168 39 20.9 13.2-31.3 49 34.1 23.6-46.3 55 34.3 24.4-45.7 11 7.0 2.5-18.2 14 3.8 2.0- 7.0
AGE
18-24 96 22 19.6 11.1-32.1 32 39.8 25.9-55.5 24 24.7 14.9-38.1 16 15.5 8.4-26.9 2 0.5 0.1- 1.9
25-34 385 73 18.0 13.3-23.9 122 33.1 26.9-40.1 145 36.6 30.5-43.2 33 8.4 5.3-13.0 12 3.9 1.9- 7.9
35-44 598 117 19.8 15.8-24.6 191 28.7 23.8-34.2 232 41.2 35.6-47.0 32 5.8 3.4- 9.9 26 4.4 2.3- 8.3
45-54 588 103 19.5 14.9-25.2 158 24.2 19.7-29.4 207 33.9 28.5-39.7 75 15.2 11.4-19.9 45 7.2 4.7-11.0
55-64 548 95 19.1 14.9-24.2 142 24.6 19.9-30.0 202 36.9 31.5-42.7 61 9.7 6.9-13.5 48 9.6 6.4-14.3
65+ 558 99 20.6 16.0-26.1 129 20.6 16.7-25.2 168 30.1 25.1-35.6 94 17.2 13.3-22.0 68 11.4 8.3-15.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 161 40 21.1 12.1-34.3 28 17.9 7.2-37.8 51 36.1 22.8-52.0 29 19.8 10.7-33.6 13 5.1 2.0-12.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 663 138 23.4 17.7-30.1 179 30.3 23.1-38.5 187 23.0 18.5-28.3 86 12.9 8.9-18.4 73 10.4 7.1-15.1
Some Post-H.S. 807 150 20.1 16.1-24.7 207 27.3 21.7-33.7 271 33.4 28.3-38.9 106 12.9 9.7-17.1 73 6.3 4.4- 8.9
College Graduate 1,175 188 16.1 13.3-19.4 368 31.5 27.7-35.6 480 42.7 38.5-46.9 95 7.3 5.6- 9.5 44 2.4 1.7- 3.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 190 43 24.9 15.1-38.2 45 20.2 10.6-35.1 60 33.0 22.3-45.9 25 15.2 7.9-27.1 17 6.6 3.1-13.5
$15,000- 24,999 366 83 26.9 18.5-37.2 84 20.9 14.9-28.5 103 32.5 23.8-42.6 57 13.2 8.6-19.8 39 6.6 4.0-10.7
$25,000- 34,999 291 62 20.7 14.4-28.7 75 30.2 19.7-43.4 88 27.3 19.9-36.1 34 8.7 4.6-15.6 32 13.2 7.2-22.9
$35,000- 49,999 439 72 14.3 10.0-20.2 136 34.7 25.2-45.6 148 29.2 22.8-36.7 45 13.7 8.3-21.8 38 8.0 4.7-13.3
$50,000- 74,999 441 86 21.4 16.1-27.9 126 30.1 23.8-37.2 163 36.3 29.8-43.3 43 8.3 5.5-12.3 23 3.9 2.3- 6.4
$75,000+ 743 116 16.3 12.8-20.4 227 31.1 25.7-37.0 308 40.6 35.6-45.9 66 9.7 6.9-13.6 26 2.3 1.4- 3.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 614 122 18.0 13.6-23.5 161 25.7 20.4-31.9 189 31.3 25.7-37.6 82 16.3 12.1-21.7 60 8.6 5.5-13.2
No 2,109 377 19.9 17.2-22.8 594 28.5 25.3-32.1 775 36.7 33.4-40.1 225 9.9 8.0-12.3 138 5.0 3.9- 6.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 91 17 25.7 13.4-43.5 17 14.1 7.2-25.7 40 40.8 27.0-56.3 10 9.6 3.5-23.8 7 9.8 3.3-25.7
Non-Veteran 2,467 452 19.4 16.9-22.2 704 29.3 26.2-32.6 861 34.8 31.8-37.9 273 11.1 9.2-13.4 177 5.3 4.2- 6.8

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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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