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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Physical Activity

Leisure Time Physical Activity *

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 13,266 9,476 73.6 72.2-74.9 3,790 26.4 25.1-27.8
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 353 236 70.3 62.8-76.9 117 29.7 23.1-37.2
Buncombe 399 321 84.2 79.5-88.0 78 15.8 12.0-20.5
Cabarrus 351 263 77.3 70.5-82.9 88 22.7 17.1-29.5
Catawba 367 256 71.9 65.6-77.4 111 28.1 22.6-34.4
Cumberland 384 259 75.6 70.5-80.2 125 24.4 19.8-29.5
Davidson 412 273 67.0 60.8-72.6 139 33.0 27.4-39.2
Durham 417 323 73.7 65.3-80.7 94 26.3 19.3-34.7
Forsyth 383 290 79.6 74.4-83.9 93 20.4 16.1-25.6
Gaston 350 242 72.0 65.8-77.4 108 28.0 22.6-34.2
Guilford 427 303 74.8 68.6-80.1 124 25.2 19.9-31.4
Iredell 438 317 77.8 72.5-82.3 121 22.2 17.7-27.5
Johnston 371 258 66.8 58.8-74.0 113 33.2 26.0-41.2
Mecklenburg 617 481 79.0 74.0-83.2 136 21.0 16.8-26.0
New Hanover 413 306 77.0 70.7-82.3 107 23.0 17.7-29.3
Onslow 387 290 75.3 69.3-80.4 97 24.7 19.6-30.7
Orange 370 305 85.8 81.4-89.3 65 14.2 10.7-18.6
Pitt 372 270 72.4 65.8-78.2 102 27.6 21.8-34.2
Randolph 357 244 71.7 64.9-77.7 113 28.3 22.3-35.1
Robeson 372 213 63.6 57.2-69.6 159 36.4 30.4-42.8
Rowan 437 294 68.4 61.5-74.6 143 31.6 25.4-38.5
Union 369 281 79.9 73.8-85.0 88 20.1 15.0-26.2
Wake 605 484 81.8 77.4-85.4 121 18.2 14.6-22.6
Wayne 387 241 65.3 58.3-71.7 146 34.7 28.3-41.7
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 3,661 2,484 68.3 65.2-71.2 1,177 31.7 28.8-34.8
Piedmont 6,782 4,971 75.9 74.2-77.5 1,811 24.1 22.5-25.8
Western NC 2,823 2,021 74.7 72.2-77.0 802 25.3 23.0-27.8
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 1,924 1,396 76.3 73.6-78.8 528 23.7 21.2-26.4
Northwest 3,016 2,114 74.1 71.7-76.4 902 25.9 23.6-28.3
Charlotte 1,808 1,357 77.0 73.7-80.1 451 23.0 19.9-26.3
Greensboro 1,648 1,199 75.0 71.2-78.4 449 25.0 21.6-28.8
Southern Regional 1,189 774 70.8 66.5-74.8 415 29.2 25.2-33.5
Coastal 574 411 72.4 65.0-78.8 163 27.6 21.2-35.0
Wake 1,515 1,142 76.0 72.4-79.3 373 24.0 20.7-27.6
Area L 142 88 59.6 47.2-70.8 54 40.4 29.2-52.8
Eastern 1,450 995 66.8 61.2-71.9 455 33.2 28.1-38.8

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*Data in this table were derived from the exercise question.
Yes = Respondents who report any level of physical activity or exercise.
No = Respondents reporting no physical activity or exercise.

^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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