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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Onslow County

Physical Activity

Physical Activity Recommendation Status*

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  Total
Respond.^
Meets Recommendation Some Physical Activity Physically Inactive
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 12,228 5,393 46.4 44.8-48.0 4,933 40.4 38.8-41.9 1,902 13.2 12.2-14.3
-Onslow County 362 192 56.6 50.0-63.0 120 31.0 25.2-37.4 50 12.4 8.7-17.2
GENDER
Male 119 70 59.9 47.8-70.9 37 29.5 19.9-41.4 12 10.6 5.1-20.8
Female 243 122 54.4 46.7-61.8 83 32.0 25.4-39.4 38 13.6 9.4-19.2
RACE
White 291 158 58.4 50.9-65.6 97 31.5 25.0-39.0 36 10.0 6.7-14.7
Other 69 33 51.0 37.3-64.5 23 29.9 19.1-43.6 13 19.1 10.0-33.5
AGE
18-44 123 79 64.8 54.0-74.2 32 24.7 16.6-35.1 12 10.5 5.6-19.0
45+ 237 112 47.6 40.1-55.2 87 37.8 30.7-45.5 38 14.6 10.2-20.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 148 70 49.4 38.9-59.9 42 29.3 20.0-40.7 36 21.3 14.0-31.0
Some College + 214 122 61.5 53.4-69.1 78 32.1 25.2-40.0 14 6.3 3.5-11.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 192 105 58.3 48.9-67.2 57 27.5 20.3-36.3 30 14.1 8.8-21.9
$50,000+ 128 77 62.7 53.1-71.5 42 28.5 20.9-37.5 9 8.8 4.4-16.9

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*Meets recommendation = Moderate physical activity for 30 or more minutes per day, five or more days per week or vigorous physical activity for 20 or more minutes per day, three or more days per week.
Some Physical Activity = Do some physical activit y, but do not meet recommendations ABOVE.
Physically Inactive = Respondents reporting no activity.

^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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