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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Exercise

Muscle Strengthening Recommendations
(CDC calculated variable)*

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  Total
Respond.^
Met muscle strengthening Did not meet muscle strengthening
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 10,979 2,684 27.7 26.3-29.1 8,295 72.3 70.9-73.7
-Eastern NC 2,985 713 27.9 25.2-30.8 2,272 72.1 69.2-74.8
GENDER
Male 1,047 320 34.4 30.0-39.1 727 65.6 60.9-70.0
Female 1,938 393 21.9 18.8-25.3 1,545 78.1 74.7-81.2
RACE
White 2,009 490 28.6 25.3-32.1 1,519 71.4 67.9-74.7
African American 649 143 25.2 20.1-31.1 506 74.8 68.9-79.9
Other minorities 309 71 29.4 20.2-40.8 238 70.6 59.2-79.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 156 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 2,821 665 27.7 24.9-30.6 2,156 72.3 69.4-75.1
AGE
18-34 450 174 39.8 33.6-46.3 276 60.2 53.7-66.4
35-54 899 224 23.6 19.5-28.3 675 76.4 71.7-80.5
55-64 657 140 22.3 17.7-27.7 517 77.7 72.3-82.3
65-74 524 94 16.4 12.6-21.1 430 83.6 78.9-87.4
75+ 421 69 23.7 16.5-33.0 352 76.3 67.0-83.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 414 52 18.4 12.4-26.5 362 81.6 73.5-87.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 917 173 24.0 19.6-29.0 744 76.0 71.0-80.4
Some Post-H.S. 807 199 31.3 26.2-37.0 608 68.7 63.0-73.8
College Graduate 843 288 39.1 34.1-44.3 555 60.9 55.7-65.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 405 62 20.0 14.0-27.7 343 80.0 72.3-86.0
$15,000- 24,999 496 96 27.8 20.9-35.9 400 72.2 64.1-79.1
$25,000- 34,999 289 50 23.5 16.3-32.7 239 76.5 67.3-83.7
$35,000- 49,999 412 115 30.1 23.3-37.9 297 69.9 62.1-76.7
$50,000+ 858 275 33.6 28.8-38.8 583 66.4 61.2-71.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 964 195 23.9 19.4-29.1 769 76.1 70.9-80.6
No 1,996 513 29.5 26.2-33.0 1,483 70.5 67.0-73.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 486 156 39.8 33.2-46.7 330 60.2 53.3-66.8
Non-Veteran 2,498 556 25.7 22.7-28.8 1,942 74.3 71.2-77.3

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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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