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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Physical Activity-WHITES

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
-WHITES 10,491 7,659 75.7 74.3-77.1 2,832 24.3 22.9-25.7
GENDER
Male 3,961 3,011 78.4 76.1-80.5 950 21.6 19.5-23.9
Female 6,530 4,648 73.4 71.5-75.1 1,882 26.6 24.9-28.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 130 98 79.4 66.9-88.0 32 20.6 12.0-33.1
Non-Hispanic 10,343 7,552 75.6 74.2-77.0 2,791 24.4 23.0-25.8
AGE
18-24 263 204 80.1 72.5-86.1 59 19.9 13.9-27.5
25-34 856 696 81.3 77.2-84.8 160 18.7 15.2-22.8
35-44 1,484 1,198 79.3 75.8-82.4 286 20.7 17.6-24.2
45-54 1,986 1,517 77.1 74.2-79.7 469 22.9 20.3-25.8
55-64 2,236 1,589 71.0 68.2-73.6 647 29.0 26.4-31.8
65+ 3,581 2,382 67.6 65.3-69.8 1,199 32.4 30.2-34.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,163 604 57.9 51.9-63.6 559 42.1 36.4-48.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,052 1,984 66.8 63.7-69.8 1,068 33.2 30.2-36.3
Some Post-H.S. 2,699 1,988 75.2 72.4-77.8 711 24.8 22.2-27.6
College Graduate 3,565 3,076 88.2 86.7-89.6 489 11.8 10.4-13.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 931 484 56.3 50.4-62.0 447 43.7 38.0-49.6
$15,000- 24,999 1,499 958 65.6 60.8-70.1 541 34.4 29.9-39.2
$25,000- 34,999 1,061 706 66.9 60.8-72.5 355 33.1 27.5-39.2
$35,000-49,999 1,406 1,044 72.3 67.7-76.5 362 27.7 23.5-32.3
$50,000- 74,999 1,510 1,186 79.5 76.5-82.3 324 20.5 17.7-23.5
$75,000+ 2,479 2,178 88.6 86.8-90.2 301 11.4 9.8-13.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,576 2,065 61.9 59.1-64.7 1,511 38.1 35.3-40.9
No 6,365 5,190 81.6 79.8-83.2 1,175 18.4 16.8-20.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,415 1,058 75.7 72.1-78.9 357 24.3 21.1-27.9
Non-Veteran 8,196 5,932 75.5 73.9-77.1 2,264 24.5 22.9-26.1

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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.

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