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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Physical Activity-MALES

Moderate Physical Activity*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 12,228 5,393 46.4 44.8-48.0 6,835 53.6 52.0-55.2
-MALES 4,592 2,228 51.1 48.5-53.7 2,364 48.9 46.3-51.5
RACE
White 3,673 1,805 52.6 49.9-55.4 1,868 47.4 44.6-50.1
African American 554 235 43.5 37.1-50.0 319 56.5 50.0-62.9
Other Minorities 324 165 51.4 41.0-61.7 159 48.6 38.3-59.0
AGE
18-24 190 126 68.8 58.9-77.2 64 31.2 22.8-41.1
25-34 398 241 59.5 51.8-66.8 157 40.5 33.2-48.2
35-44 673 347 46.9 41.5-52.4 326 53.1 47.6-58.5
45-54 969 466 48.6 43.9-53.2 503 51.4 46.8-56.1
55-64 1,026 467 42.1 37.8-46.4 559 57.9 53.6-62.2
65+ 1,316 571 41.5 37.6-45.5 745 58.5 54.5-62.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 598 215 46.5 37.9-55.2 383 53.5 44.8-62.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,330 621 47.9 42.9-53.0 709 52.1 47.0-57.1
Some Post-H.S. 1,093 523 53.4 48.1-58.6 570 46.6 41.4-51.9
College Graduate 1,565 865 54.6 51.0-58.3 700 45.4 41.7-49.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 381 138 40.8 30.6-51.8 243 59.2 48.2-69.4
$15,000- 24,999 666 284 46.0 39.2-53.0 382 54.0 47.0-60.8
$25,000- 34,999 465 223 51.5 43.0-59.9 242 48.5 40.1-57.0
$35,000- 49,999 603 297 49.7 43.4-56.0 306 50.3 44.0-56.6
$50,000- 74,999 696 363 52.8 46.8-58.7 333 47.2 41.3-53.2
$75,000+ 1,276 714 56.8 52.3-61.1 562 43.2 38.9-47.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,542 590 38.6 34.1-43.3 952 61.4 56.7-65.9
No 2,910 1,567 55.8 52.6-58.9 1,343 44.2 41.1-47.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,417 670 44.7 40.4-49.1 747 55.3 50.9-59.6
Non-Veteran 2,796 1,366 52.6 49.3-55.9 1,430 47.4 44.1-50.7

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*Data in this table were derived from the physical activity questions.
Yes = Respondents who report doing moderate physical activity for 30 or more minutes per day, five or more days per week or
respondents who report doing vigorous physical acti vity for 20 or more minutes per day, three or more days per week.
No= Respondents who report no moderate physical activity or less than 30 minutes per day, or less than five days per week
and no vigorous physical activity or less than 20 minutes p er day, or less than three days per week.

^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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