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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western NC 1,809 900 49.2 45.6-52.7 909 50.8 47.3-54.4
GENDER
Male 705 367 49.2 43.7-54.8 338 50.8 45.2-56.3
Female 1,104 533 49.1 44.6-53.6 571 50.9 46.4-55.4
RACE
White 1,667 836 49.4 45.8-53.0 831 50.6 47.0-54.2
Other minorities 133 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 45 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,760 879 49.4 45.8-52.9 881 50.6 47.1-54.2
AGE
18-34 152 72 50.2 40.2-60.2 80 49.8 39.8-59.8
35-54 521 240 47.0 41.2-52.9 281 53.0 47.1-58.8
55-64 443 222 47.8 42.0-53.6 221 52.2 46.4-58.0
65-74 395 218 56.8 50.7-62.6 177 43.2 37.4-49.3
75+ 294 148 47.1 40.5-53.8 146 52.9 46.2-59.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 246 87 39.1 30.0-49.0 159 60.9 51.0-70.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 543 213 41.6 35.6-47.9 330 58.4 52.1-64.4
Some Post-H.S. 483 259 54.5 47.5-61.3 224 45.5 38.7-52.5
College Graduate 535 341 59.4 53.4-65.2 194 40.6 34.8-46.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 265 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 346 153 42.5 34.9-50.5 193 57.5 49.5-65.1
$25,000- 34,999 227 108 44.3 35.9-53.0 119 55.7 47.0-64.1
$35,000- 49,999 223 113 48.4 39.4-57.5 110 51.6 42.5-60.6
$50,000+ 449 286 63.2 56.7-69.2 163 36.8 30.8-43.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 663 243 39.5 33.5-46.0 420 60.5 54.0-66.5
No 1,134 652 53.8 49.4-58.2 482 46.2 41.8-50.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 258 141 46.5 38.4-54.9 117 53.5 45.1-61.6
Non-Veteran 1,551 759 49.5 45.6-53.3 792 50.5 46.7-54.4

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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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