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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Physical Activity-MALES

On days when you do vigorous activities for at least 10 minutes at a time, how much total time per day
do you spend doing these activities?*

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  Total
Respond.^
10-20 minutes 21-30 minutes 31-60 minutes 1-2 hours More than 2 hours
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,280 833 14.6 13.1-16.3 1,326 24.4 22.4-26.6 1,872 36.4 34.0-38.8 746 14.5 12.8-16.4 503 10.1 8.6-11.8
-MALES 2,473 317 11.3 9.4-13.4 544 21.2 18.6-24.1 883 37.4 34.0-41.0 429 16.8 14.3-19.7 300 13.3 10.9-16.0
RACE
White 1,988 263 12.3 10.1-14.8 450 23.6 20.5-27.0 704 36.0 32.3-39.8 350 16.3 13.8-19.1 221 11.8 9.3-14.9
African American 279 30 8.5 4.8-14.8 52 16.6 11.4-23.7 109 42.9 34.2-52.1 40 14.4 8.8-22.5 48 17.5 12.0-24.9
Other Minorities 187 20 9.5 4.7-18.2 40 15.1 8.5-25.3 61 35.8 23.5-50.3 36 23.1 13.4-36.7 30 16.6 8.4-30.0
AGE
18-24 148 15 9.1 4.3-18.3 34 20.5 13.0-30.7 46 36.5 24.9-49.8 33 17.9 11.1-27.6 20 16.1 8.8-27.5
25-34 293 35 9.0 5.7-14.1 68 25.0 18.2-33.3 112 36.9 29.1-45.5 53 17.3 11.9-24.4 25 11.8 6.6-20.1
35-44 458 65 15.1 11.1-20.3 111 22.1 17.5-27.5 163 37.0 31.0-43.5 78 17.7 12.4-24.7 41 8.1 5.2-12.3
45-54 570 71 10.7 7.8-14.4 127 20.3 16.2-25.2 221 40.7 34.8-46.9 89 17.0 12.0-23.5 62 11.3 8.0-15.7
55-64 506 65 13.5 9.7-18.6 102 15.6 12.2-19.7 190 39.6 33.5-46.1 72 12.0 8.9-16.0 77 19.2 14.6-24.9
65+ 487 64 10.4 7.6-14.0 99 20.5 15.9-26.1 147 31.4 25.4-38.0 102 17.8 13.8-22.5 75 20.0 14.1-27.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 213 30 13.6 6.3-26.9 33 19.8 10.5-34.2 59 31.4 18.9-47.3 40 14.0 8.4-22.3 51 21.2 13.0-32.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 671 78 9.2 6.4-13.1 142 17.6 13.6-22.5 214 36.0 29.8-42.9 124 17.4 12.9-23.0 113 19.7 14.1-26.8
Some Post-H.S. 581 70 10.7 7.6-14.8 123 19.3 14.6-25.1 204 35.7 28.5-43.6 114 21.5 15.5-29.2 70 12.8 8.7-18.3
College Graduate 1,006 138 12.6 10.1-15.5 246 25.8 21.8-30.1 405 41.8 37.3-46.4 151 13.9 11.0-17.4 66 6.0 4.1- 8.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 118 20 8.7 4.5-16.1 15 10.5 4.9-21.1 32 31.1 15.9-52.0 26 18.6 9.2-34.1 25 31.1 16.9-50.1
$15,000- 24,999 291 34 11.1 6.3-18.9 62 21.8 13.9-32.7 90 35.7 26.8-45.7 51 16.9 9.5-28.1 54 14.4 8.9-22.4
$25,000- 34,999 226 34 16.3 9.4-26.8 49 20.7 12.8-31.8 64 21.0 13.8-30.6 40 20.6 11.5-33.9 39 21.3 11.1-37.2
$35,000- 49,999 323 30 7.1 4.1-12.1 73 19.9 14.2-27.1 108 35.4 28.0-43.5 69 19.3 14.2-25.7 43 18.3 11.4-28.1
$50,000- 74,999 416 62 13.2 9.1-18.7 87 20.2 14.6-27.2 153 33.2 26.3-40.9 69 20.6 14.0-29.3 45 12.8 8.3-19.3
$75,000+ 866 99 11.0 7.9-15.1 211 23.2 19.3-27.6 358 42.5 37.0-48.3 134 14.9 11.4-19.3 64 8.4 5.4-12.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 553 80 12.9 8.7-18.8 118 20.7 15.7-26.8 169 32.0 24.6-40.4 100 16.7 11.7-23.2 86 17.7 12.5-24.6
No 1,831 227 11.5 9.4-14.0 405 21.1 18.2-24.3 684 38.0 34.3-41.9 317 17.5 14.5-20.9 198 11.9 9.2-15.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 669 78 8.8 6.3-12.2 143 21.8 17.1-27.3 238 34.3 28.7-40.3 122 18.5 12.9-25.8 88 16.6 11.3-23.7
Non-Veteran 1,592 219 12.0 9.7-14.8 357 21.9 18.7-25.6 556 36.9 32.7-41.3 273 16.2 13.4-19.5 187 12.9 10.1-16.3

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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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