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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Physical Activity-WHITES

When you are at work, which of the following best describes what you do?*
Would you say:

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  Total
Respond.^
Mostly sitting/standing Mostly walking Mostly heavy labor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,061 3,976 62.3 60.2-64.4 1,378 23.9 22.0-25.8 707 13.8 12.3-15.5
-WHITES 4,806 3,210 64.5 62.3-66.7 1,022 21.9 20.1-23.8 574 13.6 12.0-15.4
GENDER
Male 2,071 1,234 58.9 55.5-62.1 446 20.5 18.0-23.2 391 20.7 17.9-23.8
Female 2,735 1,976 70.9 68.0-73.6 576 23.5 20.9-26.3 183 5.6 4.6- 6.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 69 50 68.1 49.4-82.4 14 21.2 10.1-39.2 5 10.7 3.3-29.9
Non-Hispanic 4,732 3,157 64.4 62.2-66.6 1,006 21.9 20.1-23.8 569 13.7 12.0-15.5
AGE
18-24 106 56 52.2 38.7-65.4 32 29.0 18.8-41.9 18 18.8 10.0-32.4
25-34 601 368 57.8 51.9-63.5 144 25.7 20.9-31.2 89 16.5 12.3-21.8
35-44 1,071 713 65.5 61.2-69.6 219 19.3 16.1-22.8 139 15.2 12.0-19.1
45-54 1,373 944 68.8 65.2-72.1 261 19.6 16.7-22.8 168 11.6 9.5-14.2
55-64 1,165 789 68.6 64.7-72.3 254 21.5 18.4-25.0 122 9.9 7.7-12.6
65+ 448 305 67.2 60.8-72.9 107 24.0 19.1-29.9 36 8.8 5.6-13.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 202 83 33.6 24.3-44.3 62 33.8 23.3-46.2 57 32.6 22.3-44.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,233 643 48.0 43.2-52.7 324 27.3 23.4-31.7 266 24.7 20.6-29.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,265 822 61.2 56.8-65.6 297 23.4 20.0-27.2 146 15.3 12.0-19.3
College Graduate 2,102 1,659 79.2 76.3-81.7 338 16.6 14.3-19.3 105 4.2 3.1- 5.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 135 77 47.8 32.4-63.6 28 22.8 11.9-39.3 30 29.4 16.2-47.2
$15,000- 24,999 432 218 44.8 36.5-53.5 119 31.8 23.7-41.1 95 23.4 17.6-30.4
$25,000- 34,999 430 242 51.2 42.3-60.0 106 27.2 20.5-35.2 82 21.6 15.6-29.0
$35,000-49,999 734 456 62.0 56.8-67.0 169 24.4 20.1-29.3 109 13.5 10.6-17.2
$50,000- 74,999 957 639 63.3 58.2-68.1 198 19.7 16.2-23.6 120 17.0 13.1-21.8
$75,000+ 1,704 1,319 76.6 73.5-79.5 294 17.2 14.7-19.9 91 6.2 4.5- 8.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 945 628 63.7 58.7-68.4 189 20.5 16.9-24.6 128 15.9 12.1-20.5
No 3,693 2,479 65.6 63.1-67.9 800 21.9 19.9-24.1 414 12.5 10.8-14.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 529 336 63.8 57.5-69.7 104 18.2 13.8-23.6 89 18.0 13.5-23.5
Non-Veteran 3,904 2,624 64.5 62.0-67.0 847 22.6 20.6-24.8 433 12.9 11.0-14.9

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*This question was asked only of respondents who reported being employed or self-employed.

^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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