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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Physical Activity

Moderate Physical Activity*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 12,228 5,393 46.4 44.8-48.0 6,835 53.6 52.0-55.2
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 338 145 47.9 38.7-57.2 193 52.1 42.8-61.3
Buncombe 373 185 53.6 47.2-59.9 188 46.4 40.1-52.8
Cabarrus 318 139 45.2 37.3-53.3 179 54.8 46.7-62.7
Catawba 334 132 40.6 33.7-47.9 202 59.4 52.1-66.3
Cumberland 353 148 50.0 43.1-56.9 205 50.0 43.1-56.9
Davidson 384 151 45.5 38.8-52.3 233 54.5 47.7-61.2
Durham 397 184 42.9 36.0-50.1 213 57.1 49.9-64.0
Forsyth 354 147 42.1 35.3-49.2 207 57.9 50.8-64.7
Gaston 316 141 45.2 38.1-52.6 175 54.8 47.4-61.9
Guilford 392 160 48.0 40.0-56.1 232 52.0 43.9-60.0
Iredell 404 176 48.9 41.8-56.1 228 51.1 43.9-58.2
Johnston 331 148 44.0 36.9-51.4 183 56.0 48.6-63.1
Mecklenburg 581 267 46.5 41.1-52.0 314 53.5 48.0-58.9
New Hanover 381 184 53.9 45.9-61.7 197 46.1 38.3-54.1
Onslow 362 192 56.6 50.0-63.0 170 43.4 37.0-50.0
Orange 339 160 44.5 38.1-51.0 179 55.5 49.0-61.9
Pitt 342 125 42.3 34.9-50.0 217 57.7 50.0-65.1
Randolph 323 153 52.1 44.5-59.7 170 47.9 40.3-55.5
Robeson 345 101 31.9 25.6-39.0 244 68.1 61.0-74.4
Rowan 409 160 39.4 32.9-46.3 249 60.6 53.7-67.1
Union 343 177 55.2 47.7-62.5 166 44.8 37.5-52.3
Wake 556 256 47.4 41.6-53.4 300 52.6 46.6-58.4
Wayne 356 130 43.7 36.4-51.2 226 56.3 48.8-63.6
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 3,350 1,395 45.0 41.7-48.4 1,955 55.0 51.6-58.3
Piedmont 6,279 2,763 46.3 44.2-48.5 3,516 53.7 51.5-55.8
Western NC 2,599 1,235 49.7 46.5-53.0 1,364 50.3 47.0-53.5
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 1,774 849 50.0 46.8-53.3 925 50.0 46.7-53.2
Northwest 2,783 1,181 45.2 42.0-48.6 1,602 54.8 51.4-58.0
Charlotte 1,672 785 48.4 44.6-52.2 887 51.6 47.8-55.4
Greensboro 1,518 675 47.6 42.8-52.4 843 52.4 47.6-57.2
Southern Regional 1,081 414 43.0 38.0-48.2 667 57.0 51.8-62.0
Coastal 525 243 44.3 36.0-53.0 282 55.7 47.0-64.0
Wake 1,404 634 46.6 42.3-50.9 770 53.4 49.1-57.7
Area L 129 48 48.0 35.3-61.0 81 52.0 39.0-64.7
Eastern 1,342 564 43.8 38.5-49.3 778 56.2 50.7-61.5

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*Data in this table were derived from the physical activity questions.
Yes = Respondents who report doing moderate physical activity for 30 or more minutes per day, five or more days per week or
respondents who report doing vigorous physical acti vity for 20 or more minutes per day, three or more days per week.
No= Respondents who report no moderate physical activity or less than 30 minutes per day, or less than five days per week
and no vigorous physical activity or less than 20 minutes p er day, or less than three days per week.

^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.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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