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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern 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 11,889 8,641 75.1 74.1-76.1 3,248 24.9 23.9-25.9
-Eastern NC 3,918 2,789 74.2 72.4-76.0 1,129 25.8 24.0-27.6
GENDER
Male 1,498 1,156 78.4 75.6-80.9 342 21.6 19.1-24.4
Female 2,420 1,633 70.4 67.9-72.7 787 29.6 27.3-32.1
RACE
White 2,447 1,822 76.7 74.5-78.7 625 23.3 21.3-25.5
African American 873 563 69.5 65.5-73.3 310 30.5 26.7-34.5
Other minorities 564 381 71.3 65.0-77.0 183 28.7 23.0-35.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 208 139 64.1 55.7-71.7 69 35.9 28.3-44.3
Non-Hispanic 3,699 2,645 75.0 73.1-76.8 1,054 25.0 23.2-26.9
AGE
18-34 631 508 81.4 77.5-84.7 123 18.6 15.3-22.5
35-54 1,169 858 74.5 71.3-77.5 311 25.5 22.5-28.7
55-64 825 569 69.4 65.2-73.4 256 30.6 26.6-34.8
65-74 724 512 72.6 68.4-76.3 212 27.4 23.7-31.6
75+ 523 312 59.0 53.5-64.2 211 41.0 35.8-46.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 511 260 53.5 47.6-59.3 251 46.5 40.7-52.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,191 770 70.8 67.6-73.9 421 29.2 26.1-32.4
Some Post-H.S. 1,090 815 79.8 76.7-82.6 275 20.2 17.4-23.3
College Graduate 1,112 937 86.8 84.3-88.9 175 13.2 11.1-15.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 519 289 60.1 54.2-65.7 230 39.9 34.3-45.8
$15,000- 24,999 688 425 64.2 59.2-68.9 263 35.8 31.1-40.8
$25,000- 34,999 441 308 73.3 67.8-78.2 133 26.7 21.8-32.2
$35,000- 49,999 494 369 78.5 73.9-82.5 125 21.5 17.5-26.1
$50,000+ 1,087 942 87.8 85.3-89.9 145 12.2 10.1-14.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,140 627 59.1 55.2-62.9 513 40.9 37.1-44.8
No 2,723 2,138 79.3 77.2-81.2 585 20.7 18.8-22.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 586 466 83.2 79.3-86.5 120 16.8 13.5-20.7
Non-Veteran 3,330 2,321 72.6 70.6-74.5 1,009 27.4 25.5-29.4

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2012 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2012 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).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

**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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