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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Physical Activity-MALES

How many days per week do you do these vigorous activities for at least 10 minutes at a time?*

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  Total
Respond.^
1 day 2 days 3-4 days 5-6 days Everyday
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,411 1,149 19.5 17.8-21.4 1,238 24.4 22.3-26.7 1,867 34.2 31.9-36.6 752 14.4 12.7-16.2 405 7.4 6.3- 8.8
-MALES 2,525 576 19.6 17.4-22.0 563 23.5 20.5-26.7 805 32.8 29.5-36.3 378 15.8 13.3-18.6 203 8.3 6.6-10.4
RACE
White 2,034 476 21.6 18.9-24.5 445 20.7 18.0-23.7 639 33.4 29.7-37.3 320 16.9 14.1-20.3 154 7.3 5.7- 9.5
African American 282 57 18.1 12.9-24.7 70 32.5 23.9-42.6 103 30.5 23.5-38.6 26 10.4 6.2-17.0 26 8.4 4.8-14.5
Other Minorities 189 39 11.9 7.3-18.6 45 28.3 17.3-42.7 55 30.6 18.9-45.4 28 15.2 8.0-27.0 22 14.0 7.2-25.7
AGE
18-24 149 18 7.8 4.5-13.3 35 23.9 15.2-35.5 49 40.4 28.6-53.4 28 18.9 11.2-30.0 19 9.0 5.0-15.7
25-34 295 49 15.1 10.4-21.4 57 17.6 11.7-25.7 102 33.6 26.2-41.9 52 20.0 13.8-28.3 35 13.6 8.4-21.3
35-44 468 104 22.8 17.9-28.7 111 26.1 20.1-33.1 145 28.8 23.7-34.6 80 15.9 12.0-20.7 28 6.4 3.9-10.4
45-54 582 154 24.6 20.0-29.8 128 24.3 18.8-30.7 189 33.9 28.4-39.9 73 11.4 8.2-15.6 38 5.9 3.8- 9.0
55-64 511 129 28.5 23.0-34.7 121 27.9 22.3-34.2 158 26.7 21.9-32.2 65 10.1 7.3-13.6 38 6.9 4.4-10.6
65+ 509 120 24.3 19.4-30.1 110 23.5 18.1-29.8 157 30.3 24.6-36.7 77 15.8 11.3-21.7 45 6.1 4.2- 8.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 226 56 14.0 9.0-21.2 60 26.9 16.3-41.0 57 28.6 17.3-43.5 24 16.0 7.8-29.9 29 14.5 7.4-26.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 689 161 21.2 17.0-26.1 168 25.7 20.1-32.2 195 30.1 24.0-36.9 90 13.9 9.5-19.9 75 9.2 6.6-12.7
Some Post-H.S. 596 144 20.1 15.6-25.6 125 22.8 16.9-30.0 197 37.2 29.9-45.1 81 12.2 8.4-17.5 49 7.6 4.9-11.7
College Graduate 1,012 215 19.9 16.6-23.7 210 21.2 17.7-25.1 355 33.1 29.2-37.4 182 19.8 16.1-24.0 50 6.0 3.7- 9.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 120 33 15.3 8.5-26.0 27 29.3 14.0-51.4 31 30.8 18.2-47.1 8 12.1 3.3-35.3 21 12.5 6.1-23.8
$15,000- 24,999 302 65 16.8 11.7-23.6 71 21.6 13.7-32.4 80 26.7 18.9-36.3 41 15.2 9.0-24.5 45 19.7 12.2-30.0
$25,000- 34,999 228 58 19.1 12.5-28.0 61 32.0 21.1-45.3 69 31.0 19.7-45.1 25 12.9 6.6-23.5 15 5.1 2.3-10.8
$35,000- 49,999 332 67 19.3 13.9-26.1 84 26.4 20.0-34.1 105 30.4 23.1-38.8 46 15.0 9.7-22.6 30 8.9 5.3-14.4
$50,000- 74,999 423 106 24.3 18.2-31.6 77 18.8 13.6-25.3 148 36.4 28.8-44.6 67 13.2 9.3-18.2 25 7.5 3.6-14.9
$75,000+ 869 191 20.3 16.7-24.5 182 21.2 17.3-25.7 300 36.4 30.8-42.3 158 18.0 14.0-22.9 38 4.1 2.4- 6.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 564 158 25.1 19.7-31.4 119 25.7 19.4-33.0 165 25.6 18.7-33.9 67 10.9 6.9-16.9 55 12.8 8.3-19.0
No 1,862 402 18.7 16.2-21.4 416 22.4 19.1-26.0 616 35.6 31.9-39.5 293 16.6 13.9-19.9 135 6.7 5.0- 9.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 690 159 22.3 17.7-27.6 149 27.7 21.3-35.3 215 27.7 22.9-33.2 117 17.1 12.4-23.2 50 5.1 3.3- 7.8
Non-Veteran 1,619 368 18.8 16.2-21.8 369 22.3 18.9-26.0 513 33.9 29.8-38.3 235 16.1 13.1-19.6 134 8.9 6.8-11.6

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*This question was asked only of respondents who reported doing vigorous activities at least 10 minutes at a time.

^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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