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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Physical Activity-WHITES

How many days per week do you do these vigorous activities for at least 10 minutes at a time?*

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  Total
Respond.^
1 day 2 days 3-4 days 5-6 days Everyday
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,411 1,149 19.5 17.8-21.4 1,238 24.4 22.3-26.7 1,867 34.2 31.9-36.6 752 14.4 12.7-16.2 405 7.4 6.3- 8.8
-WHITES 4,397 942 20.4 18.5-22.5 991 23.2 21.0-25.4 1,530 34.8 32.3-37.4 621 14.9 13.1-17.0 313 6.7 5.6- 8.0
GENDER
Male 2,034 476 21.6 18.9-24.5 445 20.7 18.0-23.7 639 33.4 29.7-37.3 320 16.9 14.1-20.3 154 7.3 5.7- 9.5
Female 2,363 466 19.0 16.3-22.0 546 26.2 23.0-29.7 891 36.5 33.4-39.8 301 12.4 10.5-14.6 159 5.9 4.6- 7.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 72 15 15.2 6.9-30.1 10 18.9 7.1-41.5 30 42.8 25.2-62.5 10 18.8 8.0-38.1 7 4.2 1.7-10.4
Non-Hispanic 4,324 927 20.6 18.7-22.7 981 23.3 21.1-25.5 1,499 34.5 32.0-37.1 611 14.8 13.0-16.9 306 6.8 5.6- 8.1
AGE
18-24 170 25 12.5 7.3-20.5 38 24.0 15.8-34.7 62 39.4 28.9-51.1 28 16.5 9.9-26.4 17 7.6 3.9-14.1
25-34 497 81 16.8 12.4-22.2 118 21.5 17.2-26.5 188 36.8 31.0-43.0 75 18.2 13.1-24.8 35 6.8 4.1-10.9
35-44 836 168 22.2 18.1-26.8 220 28.0 23.6-32.7 279 30.0 26.0-34.3 131 15.1 12.1-18.6 38 4.8 3.1- 7.4
45-54 974 241 23.8 20.2-27.9 206 20.7 17.3-24.5 341 36.2 31.8-40.8 118 12.4 9.8-15.6 68 6.9 5.0- 9.4
55-64 911 215 25.5 21.5-30.0 194 21.9 18.3-26.0 314 32.6 28.4-37.1 128 12.9 10.2-16.2 60 7.0 4.9- 9.9
65+ 975 208 21.9 18.4-25.8 209 21.5 18.0-25.5 329 34.2 30.2-38.6 134 13.8 10.6-17.8 95 8.6 6.6-11.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 260 70 25.0 15.2-38.2 58 26.5 15.7-41.0 66 20.8 14.0-29.7 28 14.9 6.9-29.3 38 12.8 7.3-21.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,097 244 21.4 17.8-25.5 268 24.3 20.3-28.9 338 32.5 27.4-38.1 134 12.6 9.1-17.3 113 9.2 6.9-12.0
Some Post-H.S. 1,152 266 21.1 17.4-25.2 261 23.4 19.2-28.3 388 36.3 30.8-42.2 158 13.8 10.5-17.9 79 5.4 4.0- 7.4
College Graduate 1,886 362 18.7 16.2-21.5 404 21.7 19.1-24.5 736 37.5 34.4-40.8 301 17.1 14.5-20.0 83 5.0 3.4- 7.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 199 47 14.5 9.3-21.9 47 34.5 21.6-50.1 56 33.7 22.5-47.1 14 4.0 1.7- 9.1 35 13.3 7.9-21.5
$15,000- 24,999 498 107 20.1 14.9-26.6 125 19.3 14.7-25.1 143 30.2 23.1-38.4 63 17.5 11.1-26.6 60 12.8 8.5-18.8
$25,000- 34,999 403 101 25.5 17.2-35.9 91 25.1 18.1-33.8 144 32.8 23.3-44.0 41 10.1 5.8-16.9 26 6.5 3.7-11.4
$35,000-49,999 648 131 18.1 14.3-22.8 169 28.5 23.2-34.4 220 31.9 26.4-38.0 83 14.2 10.0-19.8 45 7.3 4.7-11.2
$50,000- 74,999 729 155 20.8 16.3-26.1 152 20.7 16.5-25.6 266 37.8 32.1-43.8 114 14.6 11.2-18.8 42 6.1 3.4-10.7
$75,000+ 1,436 289 19.9 17.0-23.3 305 21.2 18.0-24.8 541 38.2 33.9-42.7 239 16.1 13.3-19.4 62 4.6 3.0- 6.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 943 244 26.0 21.4-31.2 200 23.2 18.8-28.3 300 29.1 23.3-35.8 111 11.4 8.4-15.2 88 10.3 7.3-14.4
No 3,321 679 19.5 17.3-21.8 748 22.5 20.2-24.9 1,193 37.1 34.3-40.0 491 15.4 13.3-17.7 210 5.6 4.5- 6.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 626 149 25.7 20.7-31.4 126 20.8 16.4-25.9 201 30.1 25.0-35.8 107 18.1 13.6-23.5 43 5.4 3.4- 8.3
Non-Veteran 3,383 701 19.4 17.3-21.8 791 24.0 21.5-26.7 1,188 35.3 32.4-38.3 465 14.7 12.6-17.2 238 6.5 5.3- 7.9

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*This question was asked only of respondents who reported doing vigorous activities at least 10 minutes at a time.

^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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