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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Physical Activity-WHITES

Now, thinking about the moderate physical activities you do when you are not working in a usual week,
do you do moderate activities for at least 10 minutes at a time such as
brisk walking, bicycling,vacuuming, gardening, or anything else that cause s small increases in breathing or heart rate?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 12,752 10,603 84.8 83.6-85.9 2,149 15.2 14.1-16.4
-WHITES 10,132 8,567 87.3 86.2-88.3 1,565 12.7 11.7-13.8
GENDER
Male 3,806 3,237 87.5 85.6-89.1 569 12.5 10.9-14.4
Female 6,326 5,330 87.2 85.9-88.3 996 12.8 11.7-14.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 127 113 86.7 67.1-95.4 14 13.3 4.6-32.9
Non-Hispanic 9,988 8,444 87.4 86.3-88.4 1,544 12.6 11.6-13.7
AGE
18-24 248 226 92.7 87.6-95.8 22 7.3 4.2-12.4
25-34 823 763 91.8 88.3-94.3 60 8.2 5.7-11.7
35-44 1,427 1,296 90.5 87.5-92.8 131 9.5 7.2-12.5
45-54 1,932 1,711 88.4 85.9-90.4 221 11.6 9.6-14.1
55-64 2,180 1,837 85.7 83.6-87.6 343 14.3 12.4-16.4
65+ 3,443 2,660 78.0 75.9-80.0 783 22.0 20.0-24.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,085 727 74.9 69.9-79.4 358 25.1 20.6-30.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,933 2,425 85.6 83.4-87.6 508 14.4 12.4-16.6
Some Post-H.S. 2,632 2,254 87.4 85.2-89.4 378 12.6 10.6-14.8
College Graduate 3,473 3,153 92.0 90.7-93.2 320 8.0 6.8- 9.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 889 614 75.3 70.5-79.6 275 24.7 20.4-29.5
$15,000- 24,999 1,445 1,139 81.7 77.6-85.1 306 18.3 14.9-22.4
$25,000- 34,999 1,023 857 85.0 81.2-88.2 166 15.0 11.8-18.8
$35,000-49,999 1,376 1,213 87.4 83.4-90.6 163 12.6 9.4-16.6
$50,000- 74,999 1,491 1,347 91.9 89.8-93.6 144 8.1 6.4-10.2
$75,000+ 2,410 2,241 93.2 91.6-94.5 169 6.8 5.5- 8.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,497 2,525 75.9 73.4-78.1 972 24.1 21.9-26.6
No 6,362 5,800 91.9 90.6-92.9 562 8.1 7.1- 9.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,362 1,130 83.8 80.5-86.6 232 16.2 13.4-19.5
Non-Veteran 7,918 6,718 87.9 86.7-89.0 1,200 12.1 11.0-13.3

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*If a respondent reported less than 10 mins activity/week for the next phy. activity quest., that respondent was counted in NO category

^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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