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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western NC 1,956 818 39.1 35.9-42.5 142 5.9 4.4- 7.8 41 4.0 2.6- 6.2 36 2.1 1.2- 3.6 919 48.8 45.4-52.3
GENDER
Male 750 271 32.0 27.5-37.0 51 5.0 3.6- 6.9 23 5.7 3.2-10.0 *** *** *** 397 55.6 50.2-60.8
Female 1,206 547 45.8 41.5-50.2 91 6.8 4.4-10.2 18 2.4 1.3- 4.4 28 2.5 1.6- 4.0 522 42.5 38.2-46.9
RACE
White 1,798 750 39.8 36.5-43.3 133 6.2 4.6- 8.3 37 3.6 2.3- 5.5 33 2.0 1.1- 3.6 845 48.4 44.9-52.0
Other minorities 146 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 49 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,902 796 39.3 36.1-42.7 140 6.1 4.6- 8.1 40 4.1 2.6- 6.5 35 2.0 1.2- 3.5 891 48.4 44.9-51.8
AGE
18-34 164 63 28.5 21.2-37.2 *** *** *** 18 12.1 7.0-20.2 *** *** *** 74 52.6 42.8-62.1
35-54 555 241 45.1 39.5-50.8 37 4.7 3.1- 7.0 *** *** *** 12 2.3 1.1- 4.6 255 46.2 40.6-51.8
55-64 464 201 44.0 38.4-49.8 28 5.3 3.4- 8.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** 218 46.9 41.2-52.7
65-74 421 170 38.9 33.2-44.9 46 11.0 8.0-15.1 *** *** *** *** *** *** 193 47.4 41.6-53.3
75+ 334 138 38.6 32.8-44.8 24 7.6 4.9-11.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** 169 53.1 46.8-59.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 283 101 35.5 27.8-44.0 19 3.7 2.2- 6.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** 159 58.4 49.8-66.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 587 221 35.7 30.4-41.3 43 6.0 4.1- 8.7 *** *** *** *** *** *** 312 53.1 47.2-59.0
Some Post-H.S. 514 215 38.0 31.9-44.7 49 8.5 5.0-14.0 12 5.5 2.6-11.4 *** *** *** 228 46.2 39.4-53.2
College Graduate 570 280 49.0 43.4-54.7 31 3.5 2.2- 5.5 22 6.8 3.7-11.9 18 2.3 1.4- 3.7 219 38.4 33.2-44.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 296 102 37.0 28.2-46.7 26 5.2 3.2- 8.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** 161 50.5 40.7-60.2
$15,000- 24,999 377 153 35.5 28.7-42.8 32 6.1 3.8- 9.6 *** *** *** *** *** *** 184 55.7 47.9-63.1
$25,000- 34,999 236 98 44.6 35.9-53.5 17 6.5 3.7-11.1 *** *** *** *** *** *** 114 46.5 38.0-55.1
$35,000- 49,999 232 107 46.3 37.4-55.3 15 4.1 2.1- 7.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** 103 45.8 36.9-54.9
$50,000+ 469 224 42.7 36.4-49.2 25 4.3 2.6- 6.9 18 5.8 3.1-10.4 16 4.4 1.8-10.5 186 42.8 36.4-49.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 691 258 38.6 33.2-44.2 46 7.3 3.9-13.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** 377 51.0 45.2-56.9
No 1,181 555 42.4 38.3-46.7 95 5.7 4.4- 7.4 37 5.4 3.4- 8.5 29 2.4 1.2- 4.6 465 44.1 39.8-48.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 274 117 37.3 30.0-45.2 16 5.3 3.0- 9.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** 133 53.4 45.3-61.4
Non-Veteran 1,682 701 39.4 35.9-43.0 126 6.0 4.4- 8.1 34 4.0 2.5- 6.5 35 2.4 1.4- 4.0 786 48.3 44.5-52.0

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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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