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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Physical Activity-MALES

Now, thinking about the moderate physical activities you do when you are not working in a usual week,
do you do moderate activities for at least 10 minutes at a time such as
brisk walking, bicycling,vacuuming, gardening, or anything else that cause s small increases in breathing or heart rate?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 12,752 10,603 84.8 83.6-85.9 2,149 15.2 14.1-16.4
-MALES 4,755 3,989 85.3 83.4-86.9 766 14.7 13.1-16.6
RACE
White 3,806 3,237 87.5 85.6-89.1 569 12.5 10.9-14.4
African American 575 456 80.2 74.5-84.8 119 19.8 15.2-25.5
Other Minorities 332 262 80.1 72.4-86.1 70 19.9 13.9-27.6
AGE
18-24 192 169 88.1 80.7-92.9 23 11.9 7.1-19.3
25-34 402 352 86.2 80.6-90.3 50 13.8 9.7-19.4
35-44 693 614 86.7 81.6-90.5 79 13.3 9.5-18.4
45-54 996 865 85.1 81.2-88.3 131 14.9 11.7-18.8
55-64 1,060 874 85.3 82.4-87.8 186 14.7 12.2-17.6
65+ 1,391 1,096 79.5 76.2-82.5 295 20.5 17.5-23.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 639 448 74.4 67.3-80.4 191 25.6 19.6-32.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,384 1,145 84.0 80.2-87.2 239 16.0 12.8-19.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,133 960 87.0 83.6-89.8 173 13.0 10.2-16.4
College Graduate 1,591 1,429 90.5 88.1-92.4 162 9.5 7.6-11.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 393 288 80.3 72.1-86.5 105 19.7 13.5-27.9
$15,000- 24,999 692 519 74.6 67.9-80.3 173 25.4 19.7-32.1
$25,000- 34,999 485 403 85.6 80.0-89.9 82 14.4 10.1-20.0
$35,000- 49,999 624 538 83.2 76.2-88.4 86 16.8 11.6-23.8
$50,000- 74,999 709 628 90.6 87.3-93.1 81 9.4 6.9-12.7
$75,000+ 1,292 1,182 91.5 89.0-93.5 110 8.5 6.5-11.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,602 1,191 77.4 73.8-80.7 411 22.6 19.3-26.2
No 2,993 2,660 88.1 85.8-90.0 333 11.9 10.0-14.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,477 1,209 83.3 80.1-86.1 268 16.7 13.9-19.9
Non-Veteran 2,889 2,442 85.5 83.1-87.6 447 14.5 12.4-16.9

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*If a respondent reported less than 10 mins activity/week for the next phy. activity quest., that respondent was counted in NO category

^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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