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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Physical Activity-MALES

Physical Activity Recommendation Status*

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  Total
Respond.^
Meets Recommendation Some Physical Activity Physically Inactive
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 12,228 5,393 46.4 44.8-48.0 4,933 40.4 38.8-41.9 1,902 13.2 12.2-14.3
-MALES 4,592 2,228 51.1 48.5-53.7 1,761 37.8 35.3-40.3 603 11.1 9.7-12.7
RACE
White 3,673 1,805 52.6 49.9-55.4 1,413 37.3 34.8-39.9 455 10.0 8.6-11.7
African American 554 235 43.5 37.1-50.0 222 40.9 34.6-47.5 97 15.7 11.4-21.2
Other Minorities 324 165 51.4 41.0-61.7 114 37.6 27.9-48.4 45 11.0 7.0-17.0
AGE
18-24 190 126 68.8 58.9-77.2 50 24.5 17.0-33.8 14 6.8 3.5-12.8
25-34 398 241 59.5 51.8-66.8 133 33.3 26.3-41.0 24 7.2 4.4-11.7
35-44 673 347 46.9 41.5-52.4 271 42.9 37.4-48.5 55 10.2 6.7-15.4
45-54 969 466 48.6 43.9-53.2 402 39.7 35.2-44.3 101 11.8 8.9-15.5
55-64 1,026 467 42.1 37.8-46.4 399 44.7 40.3-49.2 160 13.2 10.9-16.0
65+ 1,316 571 41.5 37.6-45.5 498 40.0 36.0-44.1 247 18.5 15.7-21.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 598 215 46.5 37.9-55.2 228 33.9 26.7-42.0 155 19.6 14.4-26.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,330 621 47.9 42.9-53.0 516 39.8 34.9-44.9 193 12.3 9.5-15.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,093 523 53.4 48.1-58.6 435 37.8 33.0-43.0 135 8.8 6.9-11.3
College Graduate 1,565 865 54.6 51.0-58.3 581 37.8 34.3-41.4 119 7.6 5.8- 9.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 381 138 40.8 30.6-51.8 151 44.4 33.3-56.1 92 14.8 10.5-20.5
$15,000- 24,999 666 284 46.0 39.2-53.0 234 33.8 27.6-40.5 148 20.2 15.0-26.7
$25,000- 34,999 465 223 51.5 43.0-59.9 177 37.6 29.9-46.1 65 10.9 7.3-15.8
$35,000- 49,999 603 297 49.7 43.4-56.0 240 37.6 32.0-43.6 66 12.7 8.4-18.8
$50,000- 74,999 696 363 52.8 46.8-58.7 275 40.8 35.1-46.8 58 6.4 4.5- 9.0
$75,000+ 1,276 714 56.8 52.3-61.1 493 37.8 33.6-42.1 69 5.5 3.9- 7.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,542 590 38.6 34.1-43.3 589 42.1 37.6-46.7 363 19.3 16.3-22.6
No 2,910 1,567 55.8 52.6-58.9 1,119 36.1 33.1-39.1 224 8.1 6.5-10.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,417 670 44.7 40.4-49.1 526 41.4 36.9-46.0 221 13.9 11.3-16.9
Non-Veteran 2,796 1,366 52.6 49.3-55.9 1,087 37.1 34.0-40.2 343 10.4 8.6-12.4

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*Meets recommendation = Moderate physical activity for 30 or more minutes per day, five or more days per week or vigorous physical activity for 20 or more minutes per day, three or more days per week.
Some Physical Activity = Do some physical activit y, but do not meet recommendations ABOVE.
Physically Inactive = Respondents reporting no activity.

^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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