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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Exercise

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%)
TOTAL 12,133 8,669 74.3 73.0-75.5 3,464 25.7 24.5-27.0
GENDER
Male 4,490 3,392 77.7 75.7-79.6 1,098 22.3 20.4-24.3
Female 7,643 5,277 71.0 69.4-72.6 2,366 29.0 27.4-30.6
RACE
White 9,454 6,882 75.2 73.8-76.6 2,572 24.8 23.4-26.2
African American 1,881 1,247 69.9 66.4-73.2 634 30.1 26.8-33.6
Asian 106 81 73.5 60.0-83.6 25 26.5 16.4-40.0
Native American 268 165 71.1 61.7-78.9 103 28.9 21.1-38.3
Other Minorities 351 239 77.6 71.3-82.9 112 22.4 17.1-28.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 418 276 72.9 66.5-78.5 142 27.1 21.5-33.5
-English Speaking 239 160 68.0 58.0-76.6 79 32.0 23.4-42.0
-Spanish Speaking 179 116 77.7 69.8-84.0 63 22.3 16.0-30.2
Non-Hispanic 11,683 8,366 74.3 73.0-75.6 3,317 25.7 24.4-27.0
AGE
18-24 354 283 79.5 73.1-84.8 71 20.5 15.2-26.9
25-34 975 764 82.0 78.7-84.9 211 18.0 15.1-21.3
35-44 1,715 1,335 76.0 73.1-78.6 380 24.0 21.4-26.9
45-54 2,291 1,633 71.4 68.8-73.9 658 28.6 26.1-31.2
55-64 2,690 1,894 69.2 66.7-71.6 796 30.8 28.4-33.3
65-74 2,263 1,568 71.6 69.1-74.0 695 28.4 26.0-30.9
75+ 1,720 1,096 63.7 60.3-67.0 624 36.3 33.0-39.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,541 806 57.7 53.3-61.9 735 42.3 38.1-46.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,501 2,271 70.3 67.6-72.8 1,230 29.7 27.2-32.4
Some Post-H.S. 3,030 2,170 73.4 70.9-75.8 860 26.6 24.2-29.1
College Graduate 4,042 3,408 85.0 83.3-86.6 634 15.0 13.4-16.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,330 719 58.6 54.3-62.7 611 41.4 37.3-45.7
$15,000- 24,999 1,912 1,166 62.8 59.1-66.4 746 37.2 33.6-40.9
$25,000- 34,999 1,295 855 66.3 61.8-70.4 440 33.7 29.6-38.2
$35,000- 49,999 1,508 1,093 73.7 70.2-77.0 415 26.3 23.0-29.8
$50,000-74,999 1,596 1,293 82.8 79.9-85.4 303 17.2 14.6-20.1
$75,000+ 2,535 2,195 86.8 84.8-88.5 340 13.2 11.5-15.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 4,563 2,679 61.1 58.7-63.4 1,884 38.9 36.6-41.3
No 7,066 5,610 80.3 78.8-81.8 1,456 19.7 18.2-21.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,681 1,244 75.5 72.4-78.3 437 24.5 21.7-27.6
Non-Veteran 10,447 7,421 74.1 72.7-75.4 3,026 25.9 24.6-27.3

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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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