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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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
-Piedmont NC 6,432 2,618 36.9 35.1-38.8 366 4.6 3.9- 5.4 278 6.9 5.9- 8.1 181 2.2 1.8- 2.7 2,989 49.4 47.4-51.3
GENDER
Male 2,459 847 28.8 26.2-31.5 148 5.0 3.9- 6.4 153 8.7 7.0-10.7 38 1.2 0.7- 1.8 1,273 56.3 53.3-59.3
Female 3,973 1,771 44.5 42.0-47.0 218 4.2 3.4- 5.1 125 5.3 4.1- 6.7 143 3.2 2.6- 4.0 1,716 42.8 40.4-45.3
RACE
White 4,908 1,988 37.1 35.0-39.3 319 5.7 4.7- 6.7 208 6.7 5.5- 8.0 140 2.5 2.0- 3.2 2,253 48.1 45.8-50.3
African American 1,078 457 36.6 32.5-40.9 34 2.3 1.4- 3.6 31 5.8 3.7- 8.9 27 1.6 1.0- 2.8 529 53.7 49.2-58.2
Other minorities 397 151 35.3 28.8-42.3 11 2.4 1.1- 5.0 36 11.2 7.0-17.5 13 1.5 0.8- 3.1 186 49.6 42.5-56.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 313 130 36.4 29.2-44.3 14 3.3 1.7- 6.3 24 11.5 6.8-18.8 11 1.6 0.8- 3.3 134 47.2 39.1-55.4
Non-Hispanic 6,101 2,482 36.9 35.0-38.8 351 4.7 4.0- 5.6 254 6.5 5.5- 7.7 170 2.3 1.8- 2.8 2,844 49.5 47.5-51.6
AGE
18-34 791 275 31.7 27.8-35.9 15 1.4 0.7- 2.8 110 13.9 11.2-17.2 26 2.8 1.8- 4.3 365 50.1 45.7-54.5
35-54 2,144 868 38.5 35.5-41.5 104 5.1 3.9- 6.8 137 6.4 5.0- 8.1 58 1.8 1.3- 2.5 977 48.2 45.1-51.4
55-64 1,320 597 42.7 38.8-46.7 89 6.1 4.6- 8.2 21 1.3 0.8- 2.2 38 2.1 1.4- 3.1 575 47.7 43.7-51.8
65-74 1,159 505 41.1 36.8-45.5 87 8.7 6.5-11.6 *** *** *** 37 2.5 1.7- 3.7 525 47.1 42.7-51.6
75+ 934 337 33.5 29.2-38.0 68 7.0 5.1- 9.6 *** *** *** 21 1.7 1.0- 2.9 505 57.6 52.8-62.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 733 281 38.2 32.7-43.9 37 4.1 2.5- 6.7 12 5.1 2.5-10.1 13 1.1 0.5- 2.3 390 51.6 45.7-57.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,742 670 33.9 30.5-37.6 115 5.0 3.8- 6.6 35 4.6 3.1- 6.9 27 1.0 0.6- 1.7 895 55.4 51.5-59.1
Some Post-H.S. 1,535 661 38.2 34.7-41.9 100 4.9 3.6- 6.6 55 6.5 4.7- 8.9 38 2.2 1.4- 3.5 681 48.1 44.3-52.0
College Graduate 2,398 999 37.4 34.7-40.2 112 4.1 3.1- 5.5 176 10.7 8.9-12.8 103 4.0 3.1- 5.2 1,008 43.8 40.9-46.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 653 265 37.0 31.5-42.9 37 5.1 3.1- 8.5 *** *** *** 12 1.7 0.7- 4.0 329 51.7 45.6-57.8
$15,000- 24,999 1,056 433 38.7 34.2-43.6 62 4.6 3.0- 7.0 22 4.3 2.4- 7.6 21 1.0 0.5- 1.9 518 51.3 46.4-56.3
$25,000- 34,999 579 239 38.7 32.5-45.3 29 4.5 2.6- 7.7 19 8.4 4.9-14.0 21 3.7 1.9- 6.9 271 44.7 38.3-51.3
$35,000- 49,999 752 304 36.6 31.5-42.1 54 4.1 2.8- 5.8 29 6.5 4.1-10.2 19 1.3 0.8- 2.2 346 51.5 45.9-57.1
$50,000+ 2,255 918 36.6 33.7-39.7 127 5.2 4.0- 6.8 166 9.3 7.6-11.4 73 2.8 2.1- 3.7 971 46.0 42.9-49.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,755 676 37.3 33.7-41.0 91 4.5 3.1- 6.4 14 1.5 0.6- 3.7 36 1.1 0.8- 1.7 938 55.6 51.7-59.4
No 4,358 1,911 39.1 36.9-41.4 268 4.9 4.1- 5.9 260 9.0 7.6-10.5 144 2.7 2.2- 3.4 1,775 44.3 42.0-46.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 808 316 36.0 31.1-41.2 50 4.9 3.1- 7.4 30 5.8 3.3-10.2 11 1.2 0.5- 3.1 401 52.1 46.7-57.4
Non-Veteran 5,621 2,301 37.0 35.0-39.0 315 4.6 3.8- 5.4 248 7.0 6.0- 8.3 170 2.3 1.9- 2.9 2,587 49.1 46.9-51.2

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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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