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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Physical Activity-WHITES

Now, thinking about the vigorous physical activities you do when you are not working in a usual week,
do you do vigorous activities for at least 10 minutes at a time, such as running, aerobics, heavy yard work,
or anything else that causes large increases in breathing or heart rate?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 12,712 5,464 49.8 48.2-51.3 7,248 50.2 48.7-51.8
-WHITES 10,090 4,439 51.2 49.5-52.9 5,651 48.8 47.1-50.5
GENDER
Male 3,788 2,053 60.5 57.9-63.1 1,735 39.5 36.9-42.1
Female 6,302 2,386 42.8 40.7-44.9 3,916 57.2 55.1-59.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 128 72 63.1 49.3-75.0 56 36.9 25.0-50.7
Non-Hispanic 9,946 4,366 51.0 49.3-52.7 5,580 49.0 47.3-50.7
AGE
18-24 248 170 73.0 65.1-79.6 78 27.0 20.4-34.9
25-34 822 498 62.1 57.1-66.8 324 37.9 33.2-42.9
35-44 1,420 839 61.2 57.4-64.9 581 38.8 35.1-42.6
45-54 1,928 981 52.2 48.9-55.4 947 47.8 44.6-51.1
55-64 2,166 919 41.4 38.4-44.4 1,247 58.6 55.6-61.6
65+ 3,428 998 28.5 26.4-30.7 2,430 71.5 69.3-73.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,082 265 36.4 29.9-43.4 817 63.6 56.6-70.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,909 1,111 45.6 42.3-49.0 1,798 54.4 51.0-57.7
Some Post-H.S. 2,629 1,166 51.5 48.1-54.9 1,463 48.5 45.1-51.9
College Graduate 3,461 1,895 59.6 57.2-61.9 1,566 40.4 38.1-42.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 890 203 30.7 24.7-37.4 687 69.3 62.6-75.3
$15,000- 24,999 1,439 507 43.4 38.7-48.3 932 56.6 51.7-61.3
$25,000- 34,999 1,018 406 44.6 38.7-50.8 612 55.4 49.2-61.3
$35,000-49,999 1,364 654 50.5 46.1-54.9 710 49.5 45.1-53.9
$50,000- 74,999 1,488 731 54.9 51.0-58.7 757 45.1 41.3-49.0
$75,000+ 2,400 1,442 63.9 61.0-66.7 958 36.1 33.3-39.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,496 958 33.9 30.9-37.1 2,538 66.1 62.9-69.1
No 6,335 3,344 57.8 55.8-59.7 2,991 42.2 40.3-44.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,353 637 50.6 46.6-54.7 716 49.4 45.3-53.4
Non-Veteran 7,889 3,413 51.4 49.4-53.3 4,476 48.6 46.7-50.6

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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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