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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Exercise

What type of physical activity or exercise did you spend the most time doing during the past month?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Walking Gardening Running Aerobics Other
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,515 4,656 37.3 35.9-38.7 697 4.7 4.2- 5.3 444 6.5 5.7- 7.4 295 2.1 1.8- 2.5 5,423 49.4 47.9-50.9
-Eastern NC 3,127 1,220 37.3 34.5-40.2 189 4.3 3.4- 5.5 125 6.7 5.2- 8.6 78 1.9 1.3- 2.8 1,515 49.7 46.7-52.7
GENDER
Male 1,091 384 32.9 28.7-37.4 65 4.4 2.9- 6.6 78 9.9 7.4-13.2 15 1.6 0.7- 3.2 549 51.2 46.5-55.9
Female 2,036 836 41.4 37.9-45.1 124 4.2 3.2- 5.6 47 3.8 2.3- 6.0 63 2.3 1.5- 3.4 966 48.3 44.6-52.0
RACE
White 2,087 801 37.7 34.3-41.2 146 5.2 3.9- 6.8 94 6.9 5.1- 9.1 54 2.1 1.3- 3.3 992 48.2 44.7-51.8
African American 695 299 38.5 32.8-44.6 23 1.8 0.9- 3.5 15 6.2 3.4-11.1 19 1.7 0.8- 3.4 339 51.8 45.6-58.0
Other minorities 323 115 32.2 24.0-41.7 19 5.9 2.6-12.8 14 5.4 2.7-10.6 *** *** *** 170 54.7 44.8-64.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 164 *** *** *** *** *** *** 12 6.8 3.3-13.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 2,952 1,159 37.9 35.0-40.9 182 4.4 3.4- 5.6 112 6.7 5.2- 8.7 73 1.9 1.2- 2.8 1,426 49.1 46.1-52.2
AGE
18-34 471 161 31.2 25.7-37.3 *** *** *** 68 14.8 10.8-19.9 15 2.4 1.2- 4.8 220 50.4 44.0-56.7
35-54 940 392 40.4 35.6-45.4 34 4.3 2.7- 6.9 46 4.9 3.2- 7.3 19 1.9 0.9- 3.7 449 48.5 43.5-53.5
55-64 690 272 40.1 34.6-45.9 51 5.8 3.9- 8.5 *** *** *** 15 1.4 0.6- 2.9 345 51.5 45.8-57.2
65-74 542 212 42.4 36.1-48.9 61 11.3 7.8-16.2 *** *** *** 16 2.1 1.1- 3.9 250 43.6 37.5-50.0
75+ 448 167 37.5 30.3-45.3 32 4.8 3.0- 7.7 *** *** *** 13 1.1 0.6- 2.3 236 56.6 48.8-64.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 443 139 35.0 27.8-42.9 31 5.0 2.8- 8.9 *** *** *** *** *** *** 266 57.0 49.0-64.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 973 371 34.6 29.9-39.5 64 4.9 3.1- 7.6 33 5.3 3.4- 8.2 20 1.8 0.9- 3.5 485 53.5 48.3-58.5
Some Post-H.S. 847 358 40.4 35.3-45.8 45 3.1 2.1- 4.7 32 8.8 5.6-13.5 19 1.3 0.6- 2.9 393 46.4 41.0-51.9
College Graduate 859 351 39.3 34.6-44.3 48 4.6 2.9- 7.3 56 11.0 7.8-15.2 36 4.2 2.4- 7.3 368 40.9 36.0-45.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 435 166 39.1 31.8-47.0 21 4.6 2.2- 9.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** 237 53.2 45.4-60.8
$15,000- 24,999 521 195 36.2 29.7-43.2 40 4.1 2.5- 6.8 *** *** *** 14 2.9 1.2- 6.6 263 53.0 45.8-60.1
$25,000- 34,999 303 114 33.2 25.3-42.2 26 3.3 1.9- 5.6 *** *** *** *** *** *** 151 60.8 51.6-69.2
$35,000- 49,999 423 179 37.4 30.8-44.5 23 3.9 2.1- 7.4 22 9.1 4.9-16.2 14 1.3 0.7- 2.7 185 48.2 40.9-55.6
$50,000+ 880 357 38.7 33.5-44.1 46 4.6 3.1- 7.0 67 11.2 8.1-15.2 28 3.5 2.0- 6.0 382 42.0 36.8-47.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 971 352 38.2 33.1-43.7 58 3.7 2.6- 5.4 *** *** *** 24 1.2 0.7- 1.9 527 54.5 49.2-59.7
No 2,004 847 38.8 35.3-42.4 130 4.8 3.6- 6.4 113 8.6 6.6-11.1 53 2.3 1.5- 3.5 861 45.5 41.9-49.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 506 178 31.7 26.1-38.0 31 4.4 2.1- 9.4 47 14.8 10.3-20.7 *** *** *** 243 47.2 40.6-53.9
Non-Veteran 2,619 1,041 38.4 35.3-41.6 158 4.3 3.3- 5.5 78 5.2 3.7- 7.2 71 2.0 1.3- 2.9 1,271 50.2 46.9-53.5

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*Asked only of those who reported any exercise in the past month.
NOTE: There are 69 exercise categories available for this question. The four categories featured in this table
had highest fr equency of any single category.

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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