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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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
-Piedmont NC 5,951 2,945 47.1 45.1-49.1 3,006 52.9 50.9-54.9
GENDER
Male 2,277 1,223 50.4 47.2-53.5 1,054 49.6 46.5-52.8
Female 3,674 1,722 44.1 41.5-46.7 1,952 55.9 53.3-58.5
RACE
White 4,565 2,385 50.5 48.1-52.8 2,180 49.5 47.2-51.9
African American 981 389 39.7 35.2-44.5 592 60.3 55.5-64.8
Other minorities 368 155 38.8 32.0-46.0 213 61.2 54.0-68.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 296 127 41.4 33.6-49.7 169 58.6 50.3-66.4
Non-Hispanic 5,644 2,816 47.6 45.5-49.7 2,828 52.4 50.3-54.5
AGE
18-34 740 352 47.9 43.4-52.5 388 52.1 47.5-56.6
35-54 2,025 975 46.7 43.5-49.9 1,050 53.3 50.1-56.5
55-64 1,250 619 45.6 41.5-49.8 631 54.4 50.2-58.5
65-74 1,083 579 51.2 46.6-55.8 504 48.8 44.2-53.4
75+ 838 420 45.4 40.5-50.5 418 54.6 49.5-59.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 660 247 35.8 30.2-41.7 413 64.2 58.3-69.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,588 633 39.4 35.5-43.5 955 60.6 56.5-64.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,434 707 48.7 44.8-52.7 727 51.3 47.3-55.2
College Graduate 2,256 1,352 58.4 55.4-61.3 904 41.6 38.7-44.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 598 217 35.1 29.3-41.4 381 64.9 58.6-70.7
$15,000- 24,999 983 428 42.9 37.9-48.1 555 57.1 51.9-62.1
$25,000- 34,999 552 259 47.6 40.9-54.5 293 52.4 45.5-59.1
$35,000- 49,999 708 360 46.4 40.8-52.1 348 53.6 47.9-59.2
$50,000+ 2,148 1,254 56.6 53.3-59.7 894 43.4 40.3-46.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,683 619 35.0 31.3-39.0 1,064 65.0 61.0-68.7
No 4,207 2,295 50.6 48.3-53.0 1,912 49.4 47.0-51.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 754 419 52.6 47.0-58.1 335 47.4 41.9-53.0
Non-Veteran 5,195 2,526 46.5 44.3-48.6 2,669 53.5 51.4-55.7

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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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