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2012 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 11,889 8,641 75.1 74.1-76.1 3,248 24.9 23.9-25.9
-Western NC 1,614 1,159 74.3 71.4-76.9 455 25.7 23.1-28.6
GENDER
Male 621 458 75.2 70.6-79.3 163 24.8 20.7-29.4
Female 993 701 73.4 69.8-76.8 292 26.6 23.2-30.2
RACE
White 1,308 962 75.5 72.3-78.3 346 24.5 21.7-27.7
Other minorities 296 191 69.7 62.6-75.9 105 30.3 24.1-37.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 70 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,537 1,109 75.1 72.2-77.8 428 24.9 22.2-27.8
AGE
18-34 236 197 83.6 77.1-88.5 39 16.4 11.5-22.9
35-54 415 310 75.6 70.1-80.3 105 24.4 19.7-29.9
55-64 356 248 67.5 61.0-73.4 108 32.5 26.6-39.0
65-74 354 249 68.8 62.8-74.2 105 31.2 25.8-37.2
75+ 239 144 62.4 54.1-70.1 95 37.6 29.9-45.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 216 107 57.3 48.6-65.6 109 42.7 34.4-51.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 507 337 70.1 64.6-75.1 170 29.9 24.9-35.4
Some Post-H.S. 411 304 78.5 73.4-82.9 107 21.5 17.1-26.6
College Graduate 477 409 87.9 84.1-90.9 68 12.1 9.1-15.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 238 138 62.7 54.1-70.6 100 37.3 29.4-45.9
$15,000- 24,999 305 199 63.2 55.6-70.2 106 36.8 29.8-44.4
$25,000- 34,999 180 126 72.6 64.3-79.6 54 27.4 20.4-35.7
$35,000- 49,999 177 135 79.9 72.8-85.5 42 20.1 14.5-27.2
$50,000+ 422 364 88.3 84.4-91.4 58 11.7 8.6-15.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 468 253 55.0 48.8-61.0 215 45.0 39.0-51.2
No 1,128 896 80.5 77.4-83.3 232 19.5 16.7-22.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 188 144 77.7 69.8-84.0 44 22.3 16.0-30.2
Non-Veteran 1,426 1,015 73.9 70.9-76.8 411 26.1 23.2-29.1

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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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