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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Exercise

Aerobic Recommendations
(CDC calculated variable)*

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  Total
Respond.^
Met aerobic recommendations Did not meet aerobic recommendation
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 10,651 5,159 46.8 45.2-48.3 5,492 53.2 51.7-54.8
-Eastern NC 2,891 1,314 45.0 42.0-48.1 1,577 55.0 51.9-58.0
GENDER
Male 1,018 518 49.3 44.5-54.2 500 50.7 45.8-55.5
Female 1,873 796 41.0 37.3-44.8 1,077 59.0 55.2-62.7
RACE
White 1,951 950 48.2 44.6-51.9 1,001 51.8 48.1-55.4
African American 622 228 36.0 30.1-42.4 394 64.0 57.6-69.9
Other minorities 301 126 46.3 36.1-56.8 175 53.7 43.2-63.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 153 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 2,733 1,246 45.3 42.2-48.5 1,487 54.7 51.5-57.8
AGE
18-34 443 221 47.7 41.2-54.3 222 52.3 45.7-58.8
35-54 883 390 42.4 37.5-47.6 493 57.6 52.4-62.5
55-64 649 269 39.6 34.0-45.5 380 60.4 54.5-66.0
65-74 504 239 50.1 43.5-56.7 265 49.9 43.3-56.5
75+ 400 195 50.4 42.2-58.6 205 49.6 41.4-57.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 402 130 33.4 26.3-41.5 272 66.6 58.5-73.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 885 360 42.8 37.5-48.2 525 57.2 51.8-62.5
Some Post-H.S. 787 354 45.1 39.6-50.7 433 54.9 49.3-60.4
College Graduate 814 470 61.4 56.3-66.3 344 38.6 33.7-43.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 395 139 35.8 28.5-43.8 256 64.2 56.2-71.5
$15,000- 24,999 482 196 42.5 35.2-50.1 286 57.5 49.9-64.8
$25,000- 34,999 279 121 37.2 28.5-46.9 158 62.8 53.1-71.5
$35,000- 49,999 399 202 47.9 40.4-55.5 197 52.1 44.5-59.6
$50,000+ 842 452 52.2 46.6-57.8 390 47.8 42.2-53.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 928 352 39.0 33.8-44.5 576 61.0 55.5-66.2
No 1,927 946 47.2 43.6-50.9 981 52.8 49.1-56.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 481 262 58.2 51.5-64.6 219 41.8 35.4-48.5
Non-Veteran 2,409 1,051 42.4 39.1-45.8 1,358 57.6 54.2-60.9

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This is a new recommendation based on the type of physical activity respondents reported doing in the past month.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2011 are NOT comparable to previous years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2011 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).

**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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