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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Physical Activity-MALES

When you are at work, which of the following best describes what you do?*
Would you say:

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  Total
Respond.^
Mostly sitting/standing Mostly walking Mostly heavy labor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,061 3,976 62.3 60.2-64.4 1,378 23.9 22.0-25.8 707 13.8 12.3-15.5
-MALES 2,582 1,507 56.0 52.7-59.2 593 23.7 20.9-26.7 482 20.3 17.7-23.2
RACE
White 2,071 1,234 58.9 55.5-62.1 446 20.5 18.0-23.2 391 20.7 17.9-23.8
African American 273 158 54.3 45.2-63.2 72 27.9 20.6-36.7 43 17.7 11.3-26.8
Other Minorities 215 103 45.0 33.3-57.4 68 32.6 21.7-45.9 44 22.3 14.3-33.1
AGE
18-24 91 31 42.3 27.1-59.1 29 26.7 16.0-41.1 31 31.0 18.9-46.4
25-34 330 161 46.5 38.7-54.6 85 28.3 20.8-37.1 84 25.2 19.1-32.5
35-44 570 326 57.9 52.2-63.5 125 21.6 17.2-26.8 119 20.5 16.2-25.5
45-54 762 465 61.8 56.5-66.8 159 21.6 17.7-26.0 138 16.6 12.6-21.7
55-64 581 366 65.2 59.4-70.7 130 22.1 17.7-27.1 85 12.7 9.0-17.6
65+ 232 147 66.8 58.3-74.3 62 21.7 15.9-28.9 23 11.4 6.6-19.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 209 78 41.6 28.7-55.7 56 21.5 13.6-32.4 75 36.9 25.5-50.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 706 268 34.3 28.4-40.8 210 34.3 27.6-41.7 228 31.4 25.6-37.8
Some Post-H.S. 614 330 52.2 45.9-58.4 163 23.1 18.8-28.2 121 24.6 19.3-30.8
College Graduate 1,049 830 78.9 75.1-82.3 161 16.5 13.5-20.1 58 4.6 3.1- 6.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 80 34 24.4 12.5-42.2 16 35.2 14.1-64.3 30 40.4 20.6-63.9
$15,000- 24,999 246 98 39.5 29.4-50.7 71 34.0 24.4-45.1 77 26.5 19.0-35.6
$25,000- 34,999 230 92 39.7 28.3-52.2 60 25.8 17.4-36.4 78 34.6 24.2-46.7
$35,000- 49,999 347 164 52.0 44.7-59.2 101 27.4 21.6-34.0 82 20.6 15.6-26.6
$50,000- 74,999 474 264 53.8 46.8-60.7 116 19.5 15.0-24.9 94 26.7 20.4-34.2
$75,000+ 1,000 745 71.8 67.2-75.9 177 20.0 16.3-24.2 78 8.3 5.9-11.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 516 298 49.5 42.2-56.8 115 21.8 16.5-28.2 103 28.7 21.5-37.2
No 1,952 1,157 58.5 54.9-62.1 454 23.7 20.5-27.2 341 17.8 15.3-20.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 564 338 59.4 52.7-65.8 127 22.3 17.0-28.8 99 18.3 13.8-23.8
Non-Veteran 1,816 1,046 54.7 50.8-58.6 422 24.0 20.7-27.6 348 21.4 18.2-24.9

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*This question was asked only of respondents who reported being employed or self-employed.

^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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