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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western NC 1,969 1,407 74.0 71.2-76.6 562 26.0 23.4-28.8
GENDER
Male 769 565 74.3 69.6-78.5 204 25.7 21.5-30.4
Female 1,200 842 73.7 70.4-76.8 358 26.3 23.2-29.6
RACE
White 1,807 1,289 73.2 70.3-76.0 518 26.8 24.0-29.7
African American 49 34 81.2 65.9-90.6 15 18.8 9.4-34.1
Other Minorities 99 73 78.1 60.8-89.1 26 21.9 10.9-39.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 43 27 62.5 40.3-80.4 16 37.5 19.6-59.7
Non-Hispanic 1,923 1,377 74.4 71.6-77.0 546 25.6 23.0-28.4
AGE
18-24 45 38 85.0 56.8-96.1 7 15.0 3.9-43.2
25-34 126 99 84.2 75.9-90.1 27 15.8 9.9-24.1
35-44 243 181 72.0 64.8-78.1 62 28.0 21.9-35.2
45-54 318 230 75.1 69.0-80.4 88 24.9 19.6-31.0
55-64 462 330 73.0 68.1-77.4 132 27.0 22.6-31.9
65+ 755 513 67.2 63.1-71.1 242 32.8 28.9-36.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 289 162 60.1 52.2-67.6 127 39.9 32.4-47.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 607 399 67.9 62.1-73.2 208 32.1 26.8-37.9
Some Post-H.S. 514 371 75.6 70.3-80.2 143 24.4 19.8-29.7
College Graduate 555 473 87.2 83.5-90.2 82 12.8 9.8-16.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 272 159 64.1 56.4-71.1 113 35.9 28.9-43.6
$15,000- 24,999 367 221 57.1 49.6-64.2 146 42.9 35.8-50.4
$25,000- 34,999 244 168 74.0 66.7-80.1 76 26.0 19.9-33.3
$35,000- 49,999 259 191 74.5 66.6-81.1 68 25.5 18.9-33.4
$50,000-74,999 253 212 85.6 79.6-90.1 41 14.4 9.9-20.4
$75,000+ 247 219 90.3 84.9-93.9 28 9.7 6.1-15.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 849 511 63.4 58.9-67.6 338 36.6 32.4-41.1
No 1,053 847 80.0 76.0-83.5 206 20.0 16.5-24.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 280 202 73.5 66.6-79.4 78 26.5 20.6-33.4
Non-Veteran 1,689 1,205 74.1 71.0-76.9 484 25.9 23.1-29.0

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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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