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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Physical Activity-MALES

Now, thinking about the vigorous physical activities you do when you are not working in a usual week,
do you do vigorous activities for at least 10 minutes at a time, such as running, aerobics, heavy yard work,
or anything else that causes large increases in breathing or heart rate?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 12,712 5,464 49.8 48.2-51.3 7,248 50.2 48.7-51.8
-MALES 4,737 2,549 59.9 57.4-62.3 2,188 40.1 37.7-42.6
RACE
White 3,788 2,053 60.5 57.9-63.1 1,735 39.5 36.9-42.1
African American 571 283 58.4 52.1-64.5 288 41.6 35.5-47.9
Other Minorities 334 193 58.0 47.6-67.8 141 42.0 32.2-52.4
AGE
18-24 193 149 77.9 68.4-85.2 44 22.1 14.8-31.6
25-34 402 296 70.3 62.6-77.0 106 29.7 23.0-37.4
35-44 689 470 64.2 58.6-69.4 219 35.8 30.6-41.4
45-54 992 586 59.9 55.5-64.3 406 40.1 35.7-44.5
55-64 1,049 517 48.0 43.6-52.4 532 52.0 47.6-56.4
65+ 1,391 520 35.8 32.1-39.7 871 64.2 60.3-67.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 641 228 46.2 38.0-54.7 413 53.8 45.3-62.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,374 697 56.3 51.3-61.1 677 43.7 38.9-48.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,129 604 63.0 58.3-67.5 525 37.0 32.5-41.7
College Graduate 1,585 1,018 67.7 64.3-70.8 567 32.3 29.2-35.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 397 121 35.5 25.8-46.4 276 64.5 53.6-74.2
$15,000- 24,999 689 305 54.1 47.3-60.7 384 45.9 39.3-52.7
$25,000- 34,999 483 230 55.3 47.2-63.1 253 44.7 36.9-52.8
$35,000- 49,999 618 338 58.3 52.1-64.3 280 41.7 35.7-47.9
$50,000- 74,999 706 425 66.6 61.3-71.5 281 33.4 28.5-38.7
$75,000+ 1,286 873 71.5 67.7-75.0 413 28.5 25.0-32.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,595 571 42.9 38.4-47.6 1,024 57.1 52.4-61.6
No 2,986 1,878 65.9 62.9-68.8 1,108 34.1 31.2-37.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,468 701 51.8 47.4-56.1 767 48.2 43.9-52.6
Non-Veteran 2,881 1,630 62.0 58.8-65.0 1,251 38.0 35.0-41.2

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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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