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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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
-Piedmont NC 6,357 4,693 75.8 74.4-77.1 1,664 24.2 22.9-25.6
GENDER
Male 2,519 1,932 78.4 76.4-80.3 587 21.6 19.7-23.6
Female 3,838 2,761 73.4 71.5-75.2 1,077 26.6 24.8-28.5
RACE
White 4,615 3,476 77.6 76.1-79.1 1,139 22.4 20.9-23.9
African American 1,191 830 72.4 69.2-75.5 361 27.6 24.5-30.8
Other minorities 492 344 70.8 65.3-75.7 148 29.2 24.3-34.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 411 284 68.4 62.7-73.6 127 31.6 26.4-37.3
Non-Hispanic 5,923 4,390 76.4 74.9-77.7 1,533 23.6 22.3-25.1
AGE
18-34 1,166 945 82.5 79.9-84.9 221 17.5 15.1-20.1
35-54 2,097 1,598 75.9 73.6-78.0 499 24.1 22.0-26.4
55-64 1,187 860 71.0 67.4-74.3 327 29.0 25.7-32.6
65-74 1,038 730 70.0 66.3-73.5 308 30.0 26.5-33.7
75+ 802 513 64.9 60.5-69.0 289 35.1 31.0-39.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 772 432 59.4 54.9-63.8 340 40.6 36.2-45.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,748 1,128 68.6 65.7-71.2 620 31.4 28.8-34.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,711 1,311 79.6 77.1-81.9 400 20.4 18.1-22.9
College Graduate 2,101 1,807 88.4 86.6-90.0 294 11.6 10.0-13.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 699 413 63.6 58.9-68.0 286 36.4 32.0-41.1
$15,000- 24,999 1,059 680 68.2 64.6-71.6 379 31.8 28.4-35.4
$25,000- 34,999 656 472 72.2 67.5-76.4 184 27.8 23.6-32.5
$35,000- 49,999 767 593 76.9 73.0-80.5 174 23.1 19.5-27.0
$50,000+ 2,077 1,784 86.4 84.4-88.3 293 13.6 11.7-15.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,580 870 56.4 53.1-59.6 710 43.6 40.4-46.9
No 4,713 3,782 80.9 79.4-82.3 931 19.1 17.7-20.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 775 591 77.4 73.7-80.8 184 22.6 19.2-26.3
Non-Veteran 5,579 4,099 75.6 74.1-77.0 1,480 24.4 23.0-25.9

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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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