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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Exercise-AFRICAN AMERICANS

During the past month, other than your regular job, did you participate in any physical activities or exercises
such as running, calisthenics, golf, gardening, or walking for exercise?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 12,133 8,669 74.3 73.0-75.5 3,464 25.7 24.5-27.0
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 1,881 1,247 69.9 66.4-73.2 634 30.1 26.8-33.6
GENDER
Male 555 401 75.9 69.8-81.1 154 24.1 18.9-30.2
Female 1,326 846 65.3 61.1-69.3 480 34.7 30.7-38.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 18 10 58.1 29.4-82.2 8 41.9 17.8-70.6
Non-Hispanic 1,860 1,234 69.9 66.4-73.2 626 30.1 26.8-33.6
AGE
18-24 78 59 79.7 65.7-89.0 19 20.3 11.0-34.3
25-34 203 146 73.1 63.8-80.8 57 26.9 19.2-36.2
35-44 253 178 69.2 60.2-77.0 75 30.8 23.0-39.8
45-54 422 271 67.1 60.2-73.4 151 32.9 26.6-39.8
55-64 440 292 66.0 59.7-71.8 148 34.0 28.2-40.3
65+ 460 284 63.9 56.6-70.5 176 36.1 29.5-43.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 309 174 64.1 55.0-72.2 135 35.9 27.8-45.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 609 361 66.6 59.9-72.7 248 33.4 27.3-40.1
Some Post-H.S. 490 332 69.3 62.7-75.3 158 30.7 24.7-37.3
College Graduate 469 377 80.1 73.5-85.3 92 19.9 14.7-26.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 351 191 55.8 48.0-63.3 160 44.2 36.7-52.0
$15,000- 24,999 381 234 63.4 55.1-70.9 147 36.6 29.1-44.9
$25,000- 34,999 232 144 62.6 52.1-72.1 88 37.4 27.9-47.9
$35,000-49,999 223 165 80.5 73.3-86.2 58 19.5 13.8-26.7
$50,000- 74,999 195 152 76.9 65.2-85.5 43 23.1 14.5-34.8
$75,000+ 198 169 86.8 80.4-91.4 29 13.2 8.6-19.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 789 459 61.2 55.6-66.5 330 38.8 33.5-44.4
No 994 724 74.4 69.5-78.7 270 25.6 21.3-30.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 236 170 73.5 64.3-81.0 66 26.5 19.0-35.7
Non-Veteran 1,644 1,076 69.3 65.5-72.9 568 30.7 27.1-34.5

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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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