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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Exercise-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 2,211 1,486 71.5 69.1-73.8 725 28.5 26.2-30.9
GENDER
Male 752 554 75.9 72.0-79.4 198 24.1 20.6-28.0
Female 1,459 932 67.9 64.8-70.9 527 32.1 29.1-35.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 55 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 2,151 1,450 71.9 69.4-74.2 701 28.1 25.8-30.6
AGE
18-34 472 351 77.4 73.0-81.2 121 22.6 18.8-27.0
35-44 327 254 79.7 73.9-84.5 73 20.3 15.5-26.1
45-54 421 281 68.4 62.6-73.6 140 31.6 26.4-37.4
55-64 460 293 62.4 56.4-68.0 167 37.6 32.0-43.6
65-74 317 200 67.5 60.2-74.0 117 32.5 26.0-39.8
75+ 182 88 47.6 38.0-57.4 94 52.4 42.6-62.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 353 187 54.8 47.7-61.8 166 45.2 38.2-52.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 697 420 67.9 63.6-71.9 277 32.1 28.1-36.4
Some Post-H.S. 647 477 78.5 74.5-82.0 170 21.5 18.0-25.5
College Graduate 504 397 82.7 78.4-86.4 107 17.3 13.6-21.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 421 247 65.5 59.5-71.0 174 34.5 29.0-40.5
$15,000- 24,999 501 308 64.5 59.0-69.7 193 35.5 30.3-41.0
$25,000- 34,999 282 198 73.5 66.6-79.4 84 26.5 20.6-33.4
$35,000- 49,999 233 166 72.3 64.8-78.8 67 27.7 21.2-35.2
$50,000- 74,999 213 180 87.2 81.2-91.5 33 12.8 8.5-18.8
$75,000+ 190 160 85.3 78.0-90.5 30 14.7 9.5-22.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 575 294 57.0 51.6-62.3 281 43.0 37.7-48.4
No 1,608 1,178 75.5 72.8-78.0 430 24.5 22.0-27.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 267 204 80.4 74.3-85.4 63 19.6 14.6-25.7
Non-Veteran 1,943 1,281 70.3 67.7-72.8 662 29.7 27.2-32.3

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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.

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