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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

Physical Activity - Transportation

In the past week, how much time did you walk or bicycle for transportation, such as to and from
work or shopping, or walk to the bus stop?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Less than 30 min. 30 min. to 1 hour 1 to 2 hours 2 hours or more No time
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,659 405 4.0 3.4- 4.7 376 3.8 3.1- 4.6 340 3.4 2.8- 4.2 503 5.4 4.6- 6.3 10,035 83.5 82.1-84.8
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 310 12 3.9 1.8- 8.3 10 2.3 1.1- 4.9 7 1.9 0.8- 4.5 5 2.0 0.8- 4.9 276 89.9 84.7-93.5
Buncombe 360 13 3.9 2.0- 7.6 11 3.4 1.8- 6.4 9 2.9 1.4- 5.9 13 5.4 2.9- 9.8 314 84.5 79.0-88.7
Cabarrus 307 12 3.4 1.8- 6.5 18 5.9 3.1-10.8 8 2.7 1.2- 6.1 8 4.6 1.9-11.0 261 83.3 76.5-88.5
Catawba 321 14 4.2 2.4- 7.3 8 3.3 1.5- 7.0 6 1.8 0.7- 4.7 16 5.8 3.1-10.6 277 84.9 79.1-89.3
Cumberland 338 19 7.2 3.6-14.0 11 2.5 1.3- 4.7 7 2.2 0.9- 5.1 17 4.5 2.6- 7.7 284 83.6 77.1-88.5
Davidson 376 14 3.3 1.8- 5.9 8 1.6 0.7- 3.8 9 3.4 1.6- 7.0 14 5.2 2.4-10.8 331 86.6 80.8-90.8
Durham 384 16 4.5 2.6- 7.8 12 2.0 1.1- 3.7 16 6.2 3.2-11.9 17 5.8 2.9-11.3 323 81.4 74.7-86.6
Forsyth 343 9 3.4 1.3- 9.0 12 5.1 2.1-11.8 10 3.5 1.7- 7.1 10 2.3 1.2- 4.5 302 85.7 78.7-90.6
Gaston 300 4 0.8 0.3- 2.3 12 4.5 2.1- 9.4 9 2.3 1.1- 4.7 16 6.6 3.6-11.8 259 85.8 79.6-90.3
Guilford 381 12 5.4 2.2-12.7 8 2.1 0.9- 5.0 12 2.7 1.5- 4.9 21 6.9 3.9-11.8 328 82.9 76.1-88.1
Iredell 382 4 1.2 0.4- 3.6 13 3.8 1.9- 7.6 10 2.0 1.0- 4.2 16 5.2 2.8- 9.4 339 87.7 82.6-91.5
Johnston 318 13 4.5 2.4- 8.0 6 0.8 0.3- 2.0 5 2.0 0.6- 5.9 13 4.3 2.2- 8.5 281 88.4 83.2-92.2
Mecklenburg 541 15 2.2 1.3- 3.9 19 4.8 2.5- 9.0 19 4.8 2.1-10.8 28 5.4 3.1- 9.0 460 82.8 76.8-87.5
New Hanover 366 11 4.0 1.5-10.3 18 6.8 2.9-15.1 14 4.9 2.0-12.0 19 5.3 3.0- 9.1 304 79.0 70.2-85.7
Onslow 342 10 2.4 1.2- 4.7 9 2.6 1.2- 5.2 13 4.4 2.3- 8.3 20 6.8 4.0-11.3 290 83.9 78.3-88.2
Orange 326 24 7.3 4.7-11.2 17 5.7 3.4- 9.5 22 7.4 4.4-12.2 26 8.4 4.6-14.8 237 71.2 64.3-77.2
Pitt 323 14 3.4 1.8- 6.2 11 2.5 1.3- 4.9 9 2.9 1.4- 5.9 13 6.9 3.3-13.9 276 84.3 77.7-89.3
Randolph 310 9 2.0 1.0- 4.1 11 3.7 1.7- 8.0 7 3.9 1.4-10.4 9 5.8 2.3-13.5 274 84.6 76.7-90.1
Robeson 325 9 7.0 3.1-14.9 13 3.8 1.9- 7.5 12 4.5 2.4- 8.2 12 4.1 2.0- 8.4 279 80.5 73.1-86.3
Rowan 382 11 4.1 1.8- 9.3 8 1.6 0.7- 3.6 11 4.2 1.6-10.3 22 6.5 3.7-11.1 330 83.6 76.8-88.7
Union 326 20 6.8 4.1-11.1 13 4.1 2.2- 7.6 10 3.5 1.8- 6.8 15 7.1 3.5-14.0 268 78.5 71.5-84.2
Wake 526 18 3.2 1.6- 6.3 26 4.4 2.9- 6.7 17 2.7 1.4- 5.2 19 3.9 2.2- 6.6 446 85.7 81.5-89.1
Wayne 331 15 5.9 3.1-11.0 10 2.0 1.0- 4.1 9 2.8 1.4- 5.7 13 7.5 3.6-15.1 284 81.7 74.2-87.3
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 3,174 113 4.6 3.3- 6.3 106 4.1 2.7- 6.3 91 3.5 2.2- 5.5 137 5.5 3.9- 7.6 2,727 82.4 79.2-85.2
Piedmont 5,979 212 3.6 2.9- 4.6 206 3.7 2.9- 4.7 184 3.5 2.7- 4.5 260 5.3 4.4- 6.4 5,117 83.9 82.1-85.5
Western NC 2,506 80 4.4 2.8- 6.6 64 3.3 2.2- 4.8 65 3.0 2.2- 4.1 106 5.5 4.0- 7.5 2,191 83.9 81.0-86.4
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 1,718 51 3.7 2.6- 5.3 43 3.0 2.1- 4.4 43 3.5 2.4- 5.0 69 4.7 3.5- 6.5 1,512 85.0 82.4-87.3
Northwest 2,661 82 3.7 2.4- 5.7 70 3.2 2.1- 4.9 70 2.7 2.0- 3.7 117 5.0 3.8- 6.6 2,322 85.3 82.7-87.7
Charlotte 1,580 55 2.8 2.1- 3.9 65 4.1 2.8- 6.0 49 4.0 2.4- 6.7 69 5.8 3.8- 8.7 1,342 83.3 79.6-86.4
Greensboro 1,452 62 4.7 2.9- 7.5 49 4.3 2.2- 8.4 50 2.7 1.9- 3.9 67 6.1 4.2- 8.6 1,224 82.3 77.9-85.9
Southern Regional 1,030 36 4.0 2.4- 6.5 35 4.1 1.9- 8.7 26 2.6 1.4- 4.9 45 5.4 3.1- 9.4 888 83.8 78.7-88.0
Coastal 506 15 5.8 2.5-13.1 22 3.6 1.7- 7.4 17 3.2 1.5- 6.8 22 4.2 2.2- 8.1 430 83.1 75.8-88.5
Wake 1,337 55 4.5 2.9- 6.8 47 3.2 2.2- 4.4 41 4.0 2.5- 6.5 55 5.1 3.5- 7.3 1,139 83.3 79.8-86.3
Area L 119 2 2.6 0.6-11.4 7 8.3 3.5-18.7 1 0.1 0.0- 0.4 3 1.9 0.6- 6.3 106 87.1 76.5-93.3
Eastern 1,256 47 4.4 2.5- 7.5 38 3.4 1.5- 7.7 43 5.2 2.5-10.7 56 7.2 4.1-12.1 1,072 79.8 73.3-85.0

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*Those who reported walking/biking just for excerise were excluded from this table.
(See results for NC BRFSS 2000)

^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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