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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Physical Activity-WHITES

Vigorous Physical Activity*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 12,528 2,735 25.9 24.4-27.4 9,793 74.1 72.6-75.6
-WHITES 9,936 2,232 26.9 25.3-28.6 7,704 73.1 71.4-74.7
GENDER
Male 3,723 1,033 33.1 30.4-36.0 2,690 66.9 64.0-69.6
Female 6,213 1,199 21.4 19.8-23.1 5,014 78.6 76.9-80.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 127 44 41.3 27.8-56.2 83 58.7 43.8-72.2
Non-Hispanic 9,793 2,187 26.6 25.0-28.3 7,606 73.4 71.7-75.0
AGE
18-24 247 102 43.7 34.9-53.0 145 56.3 47.0-65.1
25-34 817 284 36.6 31.8-41.7 533 63.4 58.3-68.2
35-44 1,404 419 29.0 25.8-32.3 985 71.0 67.7-74.2
45-54 1,898 483 26.8 24.0-29.9 1,415 73.2 70.1-76.0
55-64 2,136 451 20.1 17.8-22.7 1,685 79.9 77.3-82.2
65+ 3,358 470 13.8 12.2-15.6 2,888 86.2 84.4-87.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,055 105 14.4 10.9-18.9 950 85.6 81.1-89.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,853 512 22.8 19.7-26.2 2,341 77.2 73.8-80.3
Some Post-H.S. 2,589 558 26.4 23.0-30.1 2,031 73.6 69.9-77.0
College Graduate 3,431 1,056 34.2 31.7-36.7 2,375 65.8 63.3-68.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 879 88 14.8 10.6-20.1 791 85.2 79.9-89.4
$15,000- 24,999 1,412 233 24.4 19.8-29.6 1,179 75.6 70.4-80.2
$25,000- 34,999 1,009 188 19.4 14.4-25.6 821 80.6 74.4-85.6
$35,000-49,999 1,344 316 25.4 21.6-29.6 1,028 74.6 70.4-78.4
$50,000- 74,999 1,473 391 30.2 26.3-34.3 1,082 69.8 65.7-73.7
$75,000+ 2,384 793 35.7 32.5-39.0 1,591 64.3 61.0-67.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,452 433 16.0 13.4-19.0 3,019 84.0 81.0-86.6
No 6,243 1,740 31.4 29.4-33.4 4,503 68.6 66.6-70.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,325 324 25.7 22.1-29.6 1,001 74.3 70.4-77.9
Non-Veteran 7,774 1,706 27.0 25.2-29.0 6,068 73.0 71.0-74.8

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*Data in this table were derived from the physical activity questions.
Yes = Respondents who report doing vigorous physical activity for 20 or more minutes per day, three or more days per week.
No = Respondents who report no vigorous physical ac tivity or less than 20 minutes per 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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