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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Physical Activity - Transportation-WHITES

In the past week, how much time did you walk or bicycle for transportation, such as to and from
work or shopping, or walk to the bus stop?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Less than 30 min. 30 min. to 1 hour 1 to 2 hours 2 hours or more No time
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,659 405 4.0 3.4- 4.7 376 3.8 3.1- 4.6 340 3.4 2.8- 4.2 503 5.4 4.6- 6.3 10,035 83.5 82.1-84.8
-WHITES 9,313 303 3.5 2.9- 4.2 284 3.4 2.7- 4.3 263 3.2 2.6- 3.8 380 5.0 4.3- 6.0 8,083 84.9 83.5-86.2
GENDER
Male 3,480 134 3.9 2.9- 5.1 113 3.8 2.8- 5.2 123 3.5 2.7- 4.6 178 6.4 5.0- 8.2 2,932 82.4 80.0-84.5
Female 5,833 169 3.1 2.4- 3.9 171 3.1 2.3- 4.2 140 2.9 2.2- 3.8 202 3.8 3.1- 4.7 5,151 87.1 85.5-88.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 112 4 2.5 0.9- 6.9 3 1.1 0.3- 3.6 5 3.5 1.3- 9.2 4 5.1 1.2-19.7 96 87.8 76.5-94.1
Non-Hispanic 9,187 298 3.5 2.9- 4.2 281 3.5 2.8- 4.3 257 3.2 2.6- 3.8 376 5.1 4.3- 6.0 7,975 84.8 83.4-86.1
AGE
18-24 222 9 3.8 1.6- 8.7 12 7.9 3.6-16.5 10 4.1 1.9- 8.7 28 11.0 6.5-17.8 163 73.2 64.2-80.6
25-34 768 29 4.6 2.6- 7.9 24 2.0 1.2- 3.3 32 4.3 2.7- 6.7 32 3.8 2.3- 6.2 651 85.3 81.3-88.6
35-44 1,319 53 3.4 2.5- 4.7 47 3.7 2.5- 5.4 39 2.9 1.7- 4.7 47 4.0 2.6- 6.2 1,133 86.1 83.1-88.6
45-54 1,780 75 4.0 3.0- 5.5 48 2.1 1.5- 3.0 70 3.9 2.9- 5.3 95 6.3 4.6- 8.5 1,492 83.7 81.0-86.0
55-64 2,038 67 3.1 2.2- 4.5 75 4.0 3.0- 5.4 50 1.7 1.2- 2.4 96 5.0 3.7- 6.7 1,750 86.2 83.8-88.2
65+ 3,114 67 2.0 1.4- 2.8 74 2.9 2.0- 4.1 58 2.6 1.8- 3.7 78 2.7 1.8- 3.9 2,837 89.8 87.9-91.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 967 22 2.2 1.2- 4.1 21 3.3 1.0-10.6 18 2.5 1.1- 5.6 25 4.4 1.5-11.9 881 87.6 80.2-92.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,657 68 2.6 1.7- 3.9 77 2.7 1.9- 3.8 66 2.7 1.9- 4.0 110 5.2 4.0- 6.7 2,336 86.8 84.5-88.8
Some Post-H.S. 2,440 81 3.2 2.3- 4.5 46 2.9 1.6- 5.3 67 2.9 2.0- 4.2 104 5.7 4.2- 7.7 2,142 85.3 82.4-87.8
College Graduate 3,240 131 4.6 3.4- 6.1 140 4.4 3.5- 5.5 112 3.9 2.9- 5.1 141 4.7 3.6- 6.0 2,716 82.4 80.2-84.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 831 27 6.2 3.2-11.6 18 1.8 0.9- 3.7 19 4.0 1.9- 8.3 27 4.5 2.4- 8.3 740 83.5 77.4-88.1
$15,000- 24,999 1,317 34 2.1 1.3- 3.4 39 3.8 2.3- 6.5 35 3.8 2.5- 5.9 56 5.8 3.9- 8.5 1,153 84.4 80.6-87.6
$25,000- 34,999 942 34 2.7 1.6- 4.7 22 1.7 1.0- 2.8 27 4.0 2.0- 8.1 41 4.8 3.1- 7.4 818 86.8 82.5-90.1
$35,000-49,999 1,269 47 4.3 2.7- 6.8 32 4.5 2.2- 8.9 39 3.0 1.9- 4.5 54 4.4 3.0- 6.5 1,097 83.8 79.5-87.3
$50,000- 74,999 1,394 45 3.6 2.1- 6.3 56 3.6 2.5- 5.0 34 2.5 1.4- 4.2 58 4.5 3.0- 6.8 1,201 85.8 82.4-88.6
$75,000+ 2,245 85 3.5 2.6- 4.6 74 3.8 2.5- 5.9 88 3.8 2.8- 5.2 100 6.0 4.2- 8.5 1,898 82.8 79.9-85.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,235 87 3.1 2.3- 4.1 83 2.2 1.7- 3.0 79 3.0 2.1- 4.2 111 4.8 3.6- 6.3 2,875 87.0 84.9-88.8
No 6,017 211 3.6 2.8- 4.5 197 3.9 3.0- 5.1 183 3.3 2.6- 4.1 265 5.2 4.2- 6.4 5,161 84.1 82.3-85.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,256 38 2.9 1.8- 4.5 42 4.1 2.6- 6.3 47 4.1 2.7- 6.2 48 5.1 3.3- 7.9 1,081 83.8 80.2-86.9
Non-Veteran 7,295 246 3.7 3.0- 4.6 224 3.4 2.6- 4.4 191 2.9 2.3- 3.6 296 5.0 4.1- 6.1 6,338 84.9 83.3-86.4

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*Those who reported walking/biking just for excerise were excluded from this table.
(See results for NC BRFSS 2000)

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^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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