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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Physical Activity & Nutrition-WHITES

Does your workplace offer any support for healthy eating or physical activity for its employees?

This may include offering healthy foods and drinks in vending machines, allowing for physical
activity breaks during the day, or providing informat ion on healthy eating or exercise.*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,183 1,128 50.1 46.8-53.5 1,055 49.9 46.5-53.2
-WHITES 1,722 877 49.9 46.2-53.6 845 50.1 46.4-53.8
GENDER
Male 711 371 49.8 44.3-55.4 340 50.2 44.6-55.7
Female 1,011 506 49.9 45.2-54.6 505 50.1 45.4-54.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 26 17 74.4 49.2-89.7 9 25.6 10.3-50.8
Non-Hispanic 1,694 860 49.5 45.8-53.3 834 50.5 46.7-54.2
AGE
18-24 48 18 45.4 28.0-64.0 30 54.6 36.0-72.0
25-34 226 118 49.4 40.2-58.6 108 50.6 41.4-59.8
35-44 401 222 55.9 48.9-62.7 179 44.1 37.3-51.1
45-54 473 254 51.3 45.1-57.5 219 48.7 42.5-54.9
55-64 419 208 45.5 38.6-52.5 211 54.5 47.5-61.4
65+ 137 46 29.3 20.1-40.6 91 70.7 59.4-79.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 57 21 35.8 18.5-57.8 36 64.2 42.2-81.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 421 165 37.3 30.0-45.3 256 62.7 54.7-70.0
Some Post-H.S. 477 241 50.0 43.1-56.8 236 50.0 43.2-56.9
College Graduate 766 450 58.2 52.8-63.4 316 41.8 36.6-47.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 42 14 43.6 19.1-71.7 28 56.4 28.3-80.9
$15,000- 24,999 144 49 39.0 24.6-55.6 95 61.0 44.4-75.4
$25,000- 34,999 147 58 40.9 26.2-57.3 89 59.1 42.7-73.8
$35,000-49,999 263 128 41.9 33.7-50.7 135 58.1 49.3-66.3
$50,000- 74,999 352 186 50.9 42.5-59.2 166 49.1 40.8-57.5
$75,000+ 638 378 57.5 52.0-62.8 260 42.5 37.2-48.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 329 144 42.9 34.8-51.4 185 57.1 48.6-65.2
No 1,387 730 51.4 47.3-55.5 657 48.6 44.5-52.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 191 109 57.0 46.1-67.3 82 43.0 32.7-53.9
Non-Veteran 1,531 768 49.0 45.1-52.9 763 51.0 47.1-54.9

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Asked only of respondents currently employed for wages.

^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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