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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Physical Activity-WHITES

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
-WHITES 9,701 4,449 48.6 46.9-50.3 5,252 51.4 49.7-53.1
GENDER
Male 3,673 1,805 52.6 49.9-55.4 1,868 47.4 44.6-50.1
Female 6,028 2,644 44.9 42.8-47.0 3,384 55.1 53.0-57.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 121 66 55.9 41.8-69.2 55 44.1 30.8-58.2
Non-Hispanic 9,567 4,380 48.5 46.7-50.2 5,187 51.5 49.8-53.3
AGE
18-24 242 144 61.7 52.8-69.8 98 38.3 30.2-47.2
25-34 813 436 53.4 48.4-58.4 377 46.6 41.6-51.6
35-44 1,395 706 48.8 45.0-52.6 689 51.2 47.4-55.0
45-54 1,880 891 49.0 45.7-52.2 989 51.0 47.8-54.3
55-64 2,090 961 45.1 42.1-48.2 1,129 54.9 51.8-57.9
65+ 3,210 1,277 39.6 37.1-42.1 1,933 60.4 57.9-62.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,005 306 36.7 30.6-43.3 699 63.3 56.7-69.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,741 1,167 46.4 43.1-49.9 1,574 53.6 50.1-56.9
Some Post-H.S. 2,540 1,146 49.1 45.6-52.6 1,394 50.9 47.4-54.4
College Graduate 3,408 1,827 53.2 50.7-55.6 1,581 46.8 44.4-49.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 844 254 33.8 28.2-40.0 590 66.2 60.0-71.8
$15,000- 24,999 1,355 574 47.1 42.2-52.0 781 52.9 48.0-57.8
$25,000- 34,999 981 423 45.8 39.8-52.0 558 54.2 48.0-60.2
$35,000-49,999 1,336 649 48.3 43.9-52.8 687 51.7 47.2-56.1
$50,000- 74,999 1,458 715 50.6 46.6-54.7 743 49.4 45.3-53.4
$75,000+ 2,370 1,312 55.8 52.6-58.9 1,058 44.2 41.1-47.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,329 1,142 37.1 34.0-40.3 2,187 62.9 59.7-66.0
No 6,141 3,198 53.1 51.0-55.2 2,943 46.9 44.8-49.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,306 626 47.8 43.7-52.0 680 52.2 48.0-56.3
Non-Veteran 7,573 3,434 48.6 46.6-50.6 4,139 51.4 49.4-53.4

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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.

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