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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

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Physical Activity Categories (CDC calculated variable)*

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Total
Respond.^
Highly active Active Insufficently active Inactive
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 7,650 2,213 28.8 27.4-30.2 1,335 18.4 17.2-19.6 1,574 22.2 20.9-23.5 2,528 30.6 29.3-32.1
-Eastern NC 2,302 615 27.5 25.0-30.2 383 17.3 15.2-19.7 483 22.4 20.1-24.8 821 32.8 30.1-35.7
GENDER
Male 886 278 29.5 25.6-33.8 159 18.6 15.3-22.4 179 21.6 18.2-25.4 270 30.3 26.3-34.8
Female 1,416 337 25.5 22.4-29.0 224 16.1 13.5-19.1 304 23.1 20.1-26.4 551 35.2 31.7-38.9
RACE
White 1,323 390 29.7 26.5-33.0 241 18.5 15.9-21.5 276 22.2 19.4-25.2 416 29.6 26.5-33.0
African American 555 130 24.0 19.1-29.6 80 15.9 11.9-21.1 121 22.1 17.7-27.3 224 38.0 32.3-44.0
Other minorities 391 84 20.6 14.1-29.0 58 14.0 8.9-21.3 80 24.9 17.7-33.9 169 40.5 30.8-50.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 103 23 19.0 11.8-29.1 16 13.5 7.6-23.0 27 25.3 17.0-35.9 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 2,188 589 28.0 25.3-30.8 366 17.7 15.5-20.1 454 22.2 19.8-24.7 779 32.2 29.4-35.1
AGE
18-34 361 108 31.6 26.0-37.8 81 21.1 16.3-26.9 93 26.0 21.0-31.7 79 21.2 16.5-26.9
35-54 677 153 22.5 18.7-26.7 112 14.7 11.8-18.1 181 24.6 20.7-28.9 231 38.3 33.4-43.5
55-64 516 134 25.8 21.2-31.1 92 20.0 15.7-25.0 102 19.6 15.6-24.5 188 34.6 29.3-40.2
65-74 436 135 31.4 25.7-37.9 59 12.8 9.2-17.5 74 17.6 13.0-23.5 168 38.1 31.6-45.1
75+ 303 85 30.5 23.7-38.2 39 13.9 9.1-20.5 33 10.3 6.5-15.9 146 45.4 37.7-53.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 332 62 19.2 13.7-26.2 43 13.9 8.8-21.1 62 22.0 16.4-29.0 165 44.9 37.1-53.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 690 165 28.6 23.8-34.0 95 14.4 10.9-18.7 142 19.8 16.0-24.3 288 37.1 32.2-42.4
Some Post-H.S. 656 182 26.8 22.5-31.6 118 19.1 15.4-23.5 134 22.6 18.6-27.3 222 31.5 26.8-36.5
College Graduate 622 205 34.0 29.4-39.0 127 22.1 18.0-26.9 144 25.5 21.2-30.3 146 18.4 14.8-22.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 332 65 20.1 14.5-27.3 50 19.3 12.8-28.1 67 23.0 17.2-30.2 150 37.5 30.2-45.4
$15,000- 24,999 435 97 19.3 15.0-24.6 67 15.4 11.4-20.5 84 22.0 17.0-27.9 187 43.2 36.9-49.9
$25,000- 34,999 251 73 33.3 25.7-41.9 38 14.9 9.6-22.2 54 22.1 15.7-30.2 86 29.7 22.6-38.0
$35,000- 49,999 260 76 28.3 21.5-36.2 39 18.7 13.0-26.2 61 21.3 15.5-28.6 84 31.7 24.7-39.7
$50,000+ 625 204 32.8 28.2-37.8 136 20.0 16.4-24.2 145 24.5 20.3-29.3 140 22.7 18.3-27.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 714 135 20.2 16.3-24.9 94 16.1 12.1-21.1 134 20.1 16.3-24.5 351 43.6 38.4-48.9
No 1,573 476 30.1 27.0-33.3 289 17.9 15.4-20.6 343 23.0 20.3-26.0 465 29.0 25.9-32.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 375 130 31.9 26.2-38.2 69 19.1 14.4-24.9 66 20.9 15.9-26.9 110 28.2 22.7-34.5
Non-Veteran 1,926 485 26.5 23.8-29.5 314 16.9 14.6-19.6 417 22.7 20.1-25.4 710 33.8 30.8-37.0
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,692 427 27.0 24.1-30.1 267 16.7 14.3-19.3 361 22.1 19.5-24.9 637 34.2 31.1-37.5
No 610 188 29.4 24.6-34.8 116 20.1 15.3-25.8 122 23.3 18.7-28.7 184 27.2 22.3-32.6

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*This is a new CDC physical activity variable for 2013.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2013
are NOT comparable to 2010 and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2013 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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