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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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
-Piedmont NC 6,125 1,582 28.2 26.4-30.1 4,543 71.8 69.9-73.6
GENDER
Male 2,334 686 33.7 30.7-36.8 1,648 66.3 63.2-69.3
Female 3,791 896 23.2 21.2-25.4 2,895 76.8 74.6-78.8
RACE
White 4,689 1,208 27.3 25.3-29.4 3,481 72.7 70.6-74.7
African American 1,012 256 29.6 25.4-34.2 756 70.4 65.8-74.6
Other minorities 379 104 31.8 25.1-39.2 275 68.2 60.8-74.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 301 67 27.2 20.2-35.4 234 72.8 64.6-79.8
Non-Hispanic 5,807 1,510 28.4 26.5-30.3 4,297 71.6 69.7-73.5
AGE
18-34 742 265 36.6 32.4-41.1 477 63.4 58.9-67.6
35-54 2,056 561 26.9 24.2-29.7 1,495 73.1 70.3-75.8
55-64 1,275 320 22.8 19.7-26.3 955 77.2 73.7-80.3
65-74 1,113 260 25.2 21.3-29.6 853 74.8 70.4-78.7
75+ 867 155 15.6 12.4-19.4 712 84.4 80.6-87.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 686 106 19.7 15.0-25.4 580 80.3 74.6-85.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,639 301 22.5 19.3-26.1 1,338 77.5 73.9-80.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,475 399 31.4 27.9-35.3 1,076 68.6 64.7-72.1
College Graduate 2,305 766 34.6 31.8-37.5 1,539 65.4 62.5-68.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 616 105 26.0 20.4-32.6 511 74.0 67.4-79.6
$15,000- 24,999 1,001 215 25.5 21.2-30.2 786 74.5 69.8-78.8
$25,000- 34,999 558 140 24.8 19.7-30.8 418 75.2 69.2-80.3
$35,000- 49,999 723 195 28.2 23.4-33.7 528 71.8 66.3-76.6
$50,000+ 2,185 678 31.9 28.9-35.0 1,507 68.1 65.0-71.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,739 372 23.4 20.0-27.1 1,367 76.6 72.9-80.0
No 4,341 1,199 29.6 27.6-31.8 3,142 70.4 68.2-72.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 776 219 30.7 25.6-36.4 557 69.3 63.6-74.4
Non-Veteran 5,346 1,362 27.9 26.0-29.9 3,984 72.1 70.1-74.0

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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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