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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Physical Activity - Transportation-MALES

In the past week, how much time did you walk or bicycle for transportation, such as to and from
work or shopping, or walk to the bus stop?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Less than 30 min. 30 min. to 1 hour 1 to 2 hours 2 hours or more No time
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,659 405 4.0 3.4- 4.7 376 3.8 3.1- 4.6 340 3.4 2.8- 4.2 503 5.4 4.6- 6.3 10,035 83.5 82.1-84.8
-MALES 4,332 182 4.9 3.8- 6.3 146 4.3 3.2- 5.8 156 3.9 2.9- 5.2 230 6.5 5.2- 8.1 3,618 80.4 78.0-82.6
RACE
White 3,480 134 3.9 2.9- 5.1 113 3.8 2.8- 5.2 123 3.5 2.7- 4.6 178 6.4 5.0- 8.2 2,932 82.4 80.0-84.5
African American 513 29 5.5 3.3- 9.2 18 5.9 3.1-11.0 16 3.0 1.5- 5.7 26 5.7 2.6-12.2 424 79.9 73.1-85.3
Other Minorities 301 15 8.0 3.8-16.2 14 5.0 1.6-15.0 16 7.7 3.1-18.2 22 8.3 4.3-15.3 234 70.9 59.8-80.0
AGE
18-24 168 11 5.6 2.6-11.6 11 8.2 3.7-17.2 8 5.0 2.3-10.1 28 16.9 9.9-27.5 110 64.4 53.5-73.9
25-34 367 21 7.7 4.1-14.1 11 3.8 1.3-10.6 16 3.7 1.6- 8.1 23 4.5 2.6- 7.8 296 80.2 72.6-86.1
35-44 628 24 3.6 2.0- 6.2 24 4.5 2.6- 7.6 25 5.1 2.4-10.9 30 5.5 3.4- 8.9 525 81.3 75.6-85.9
45-54 909 51 5.2 3.6- 7.3 24 2.4 1.4- 4.2 44 4.3 3.0- 6.2 53 6.7 4.5-10.0 737 81.4 77.5-84.7
55-64 988 43 5.2 3.1- 8.4 38 4.4 2.9- 6.7 29 1.9 1.2- 2.9 51 4.1 2.8- 6.0 827 84.4 80.7-87.5
65+ 1,252 31 1.8 1.2- 2.8 37 3.7 2.3- 5.8 33 3.4 2.0- 5.5 43 3.7 2.2- 6.0 1,108 87.5 84.2-90.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 564 19 6.3 3.0-12.8 18 4.6 1.4-13.8 14 4.2 1.7-10.3 31 6.4 2.9-13.7 482 78.4 69.0-85.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,247 43 3.3 1.9- 5.8 43 4.9 3.1- 7.8 49 3.1 2.1- 4.5 68 6.7 4.5- 9.7 1,044 82.0 77.8-85.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,041 47 5.0 3.0- 8.2 21 3.2 1.3- 7.2 33 4.7 2.3- 9.4 57 7.3 4.5-11.7 883 79.8 74.0-84.6
College Graduate 1,474 72 5.6 3.9- 8.1 64 4.5 3.2- 6.1 60 3.9 2.7- 5.6 72 5.6 4.0- 7.9 1,206 80.3 77.0-83.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 357 20 7.8 3.6-16.0 9 5.4 1.0-23.8 15 7.5 3.0-17.6 25 5.0 2.8- 8.7 288 74.3 61.7-83.8
$15,000- 24,999 627 25 6.1 2.9-12.1 22 4.7 2.7- 7.8 28 7.1 3.3-14.6 34 6.3 3.9-10.1 518 75.9 68.3-82.1
$25,000- 34,999 440 20 5.2 2.5-10.5 11 1.4 0.7- 3.0 14 4.2 1.8- 9.3 21 4.4 2.5- 7.7 374 84.8 78.3-89.6
$35,000- 49,999 573 22 4.2 2.2- 7.7 17 3.8 2.0- 7.1 23 3.3 1.8- 5.8 31 5.7 3.4- 9.3 480 83.0 77.9-87.2
$50,000- 74,999 658 25 5.6 2.6-11.9 30 6.4 3.6-11.4 21 2.0 1.2- 3.5 31 4.7 2.7- 8.2 551 81.2 74.7-86.3
$75,000+ 1,199 48 3.5 2.3- 5.1 44 4.4 2.5- 7.5 46 3.3 2.3- 4.8 59 8.2 5.4-12.4 1,002 80.6 76.1-84.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,460 60 4.7 3.1- 7.1 39 3.4 2.0- 5.8 40 2.5 1.5- 4.0 78 7.0 4.8-10.2 1,243 82.3 78.4-85.7
No 2,838 120 5.0 3.7- 6.9 106 4.7 3.3- 6.6 115 4.5 3.2- 6.3 149 6.2 4.7- 8.3 2,348 79.6 76.5-82.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,369 44 3.7 2.4- 5.7 50 4.3 2.9- 6.3 52 5.2 2.7- 9.9 61 6.4 4.1-10.1 1,162 80.4 75.5-84.4
Non-Veteran 2,618 122 5.3 3.9- 7.2 83 3.9 2.7- 5.6 90 3.6 2.6- 5.0 150 6.6 5.0- 8.7 2,173 80.6 77.7-83.2

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*Those who reported walking/biking just for excerise were excluded from this table.
(See results for NC BRFSS 2000)

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^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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