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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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%)
North Carolina 12,133 8,669 74.3 73.0-75.5 3,464 25.7 24.5-27.0
-Piedmont NC 7,020 5,122 75.8 74.2-77.4 1,898 24.2 22.6-25.8
GENDER
Male 2,628 2,041 80.6 78.2-82.8 587 19.4 17.2-21.8
Female 4,392 3,081 71.3 69.1-73.4 1,311 28.7 26.6-30.9
RACE
White 5,553 4,112 76.8 75.1-78.5 1,441 23.2 21.5-24.9
African American 1,085 739 72.3 67.8-76.4 346 27.7 23.6-32.2
Other Minorities 340 239 76.5 69.9-82.0 101 23.5 18.0-30.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 243 162 73.6 65.4-80.5 81 26.4 19.5-34.6
Non-Hispanic 6,755 4,941 76.0 74.3-77.5 1,814 24.0 22.5-25.7
AGE
18-24 179 146 81.4 73.0-87.7 33 18.6 12.3-27.0
25-34 532 421 80.1 75.5-84.0 111 19.9 16.0-24.5
35-44 1,044 844 79.6 76.1-82.7 200 20.4 17.3-23.9
45-54 1,396 1,029 73.3 70.0-76.3 367 26.7 23.7-30.0
55-64 1,543 1,116 72.9 70.0-75.6 427 27.1 24.4-30.0
65+ 2,253 1,511 67.3 64.5-70.0 742 32.7 30.0-35.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 819 423 56.4 50.3-62.4 396 43.6 37.6-49.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,885 1,236 72.6 69.1-75.8 649 27.4 24.2-30.9
Some Post-H.S. 1,681 1,223 75.0 71.8-78.0 458 25.0 22.0-28.2
College Graduate 2,623 2,230 85.5 83.4-87.4 393 14.5 12.6-16.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 676 368 58.4 52.6-63.9 308 41.6 36.1-47.4
$15,000- 24,999 996 614 65.3 60.2-70.1 382 34.7 29.9-39.8
$25,000- 34,999 701 470 67.7 62.2-72.8 231 32.3 27.2-37.8
$35,000- 49,999 870 629 73.7 69.0-77.9 241 26.3 22.1-31.0
$50,000-74,999 965 783 83.1 79.3-86.3 182 16.9 13.7-20.7
$75,000+ 1,718 1,504 87.1 84.7-89.2 214 12.9 10.8-15.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,465 1,468 62.0 58.7-65.2 997 38.0 34.8-41.3
No 4,257 3,424 81.6 79.7-83.4 833 18.4 16.6-20.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 898 671 78.6 74.8-81.9 227 21.4 18.1-25.2
Non-Veteran 6,118 4,448 75.5 73.7-77.2 1,670 24.5 22.8-26.3

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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.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
**Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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