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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Physical Activity-WHITES

Physical Activity Recommendation Status*

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  Total
Respond.^
Meets Recommendation Some Physical Activity Physically Inactive
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 12,228 5,393 46.4 44.8-48.0 4,933 40.4 38.8-41.9 1,902 13.2 12.2-14.3
-WHITES 9,701 4,449 48.6 46.9-50.3 3,858 40.0 38.4-41.7 1,394 11.4 10.4-12.4
GENDER
Male 3,673 1,805 52.6 49.9-55.4 1,413 37.3 34.8-39.9 455 10.0 8.6-11.7
Female 6,028 2,644 44.9 42.8-47.0 2,445 42.5 40.4-44.6 939 12.6 11.4-13.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 121 66 55.9 41.8-69.2 44 39.0 26.3-53.3 11 5.1 2.4-10.5
Non-Hispanic 9,567 4,380 48.5 46.7-50.2 3,810 40.0 38.4-41.7 1,377 11.5 10.5-12.5
AGE
18-24 242 144 61.7 52.8-69.8 80 33.0 25.3-41.8 18 5.3 3.1- 9.0
25-34 813 436 53.4 48.4-58.4 334 40.6 35.8-45.7 43 5.9 3.8- 9.1
35-44 1,395 706 48.8 45.0-52.6 579 43.0 39.2-46.8 110 8.2 5.9-11.2
45-54 1,880 891 49.0 45.7-52.2 798 40.7 37.6-43.9 191 10.3 8.3-12.8
55-64 2,090 961 45.1 42.1-48.2 821 41.1 38.1-44.3 308 13.7 11.8-15.9
65+ 3,210 1,277 39.6 37.1-42.1 1,214 38.7 36.3-41.2 719 21.7 19.7-23.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,005 306 36.7 30.6-43.3 376 39.6 33.0-46.5 323 23.7 19.2-28.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,741 1,167 46.4 43.1-49.9 1,114 40.2 37.1-43.5 460 13.3 11.4-15.5
Some Post-H.S. 2,540 1,146 49.1 45.6-52.6 1,054 40.0 36.7-43.3 340 10.9 9.2-12.9
College Graduate 3,408 1,827 53.2 50.7-55.6 1,311 39.9 37.5-42.4 270 6.9 5.8- 8.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 844 254 33.8 28.2-40.0 329 41.9 35.9-48.2 261 24.2 19.9-29.2
$15,000- 24,999 1,355 574 47.1 42.2-52.0 495 34.6 30.4-39.1 286 18.3 14.7-22.5
$25,000- 34,999 981 423 45.8 39.8-52.0 409 40.6 34.9-46.6 149 13.6 10.6-17.3
$35,000-49,999 1,336 649 48.3 43.9-52.8 544 41.0 36.7-45.5 143 10.7 8.0-14.2
$50,000- 74,999 1,458 715 50.6 46.6-54.7 623 42.8 38.8-46.8 120 6.6 5.1- 8.4
$75,000+ 2,370 1,312 55.8 52.6-58.9 932 39.0 36.0-42.1 126 5.2 4.1- 6.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,329 1,142 37.1 34.0-40.3 1,275 39.6 36.7-42.6 912 23.3 21.0-25.7
No 6,141 3,198 53.1 51.0-55.2 2,492 40.3 38.3-42.4 451 6.6 5.6- 7.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,306 626 47.8 43.7-52.0 486 38.5 34.5-42.5 194 13.7 11.1-16.8
Non-Veteran 7,573 3,434 48.6 46.6-50.6 3,056 40.5 38.5-42.4 1,083 11.0 9.9-12.1

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*Meets recommendation = Moderate physical activity for 30 or more minutes per day, five or more days per week or vigorous physical activity for 20 or more minutes per day, three or more days per week.
Some Physical Activity = Do some physical activit y, but do not meet recommendations ABOVE.
Physically Inactive = Respondents reporting no activity.

^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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