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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Exercise

During the past month, other than your regular job, did you participate in any physical activities or exercises
such as running, calisthenics, golf, gardening, or walking for exercise?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 11,130 8,053 73.3 71.9-74.6 3,077 26.7 25.4-28.1
-Western NC 1,895 1,348 73.6 70.6-76.4 547 26.4 23.6-29.4
GENDER
Male 733 530 72.7 67.7-77.2 203 27.3 22.8-32.3
Female 1,162 818 74.5 71.0-77.6 344 25.5 22.4-29.0
RACE
White 1,738 1,236 73.8 70.8-76.6 502 26.2 23.4-29.2
Other minorities 145 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 49 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,841 1,312 73.9 70.9-76.6 529 26.1 23.4-29.1
AGE
18-34 157 129 80.4 71.7-86.9 28 19.6 13.1-28.3
35-54 533 390 75.5 70.5-80.0 143 24.5 20.0-29.5
55-64 455 315 69.0 63.3-74.2 140 31.0 25.8-36.7
65-74 412 296 71.3 65.7-76.4 116 28.7 23.6-34.3
75+ 321 205 61.7 55.1-67.9 116 38.3 32.1-44.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 267 153 60.9 52.4-68.8 114 39.1 31.2-47.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 564 351 65.5 59.7-71.0 213 34.5 29.0-40.3
Some Post-H.S. 503 373 80.3 75.1-84.6 130 19.7 15.4-24.9
College Graduate 559 470 85.1 80.7-88.6 89 14.9 11.4-19.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 284 169 68.0 59.2-75.7 115 32.0 24.3-40.8
$15,000- 24,999 365 243 69.4 62.3-75.8 122 30.6 24.2-37.7
$25,000- 34,999 234 155 66.5 58.1-73.9 79 33.5 26.1-41.9
$35,000- 49,999 226 173 78.3 70.4-84.6 53 21.7 15.4-29.6
$50,000+ 460 388 85.4 80.5-89.2 72 14.6 10.8-19.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 693 401 62.9 57.5-68.0 292 37.1 32.0-42.5
No 1,184 935 78.6 75.0-81.9 249 21.4 18.1-25.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 271 195 65.8 56.6-74.0 76 34.2 26.0-43.4
Non-Veteran 1,624 1,153 74.6 71.5-77.5 471 25.4 22.5-28.5

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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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