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2013 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 8,405 5,993 73.4 72.1-74.7 2,412 26.6 25.3-27.9
-Eastern NC 2,534 1,752 71.8 69.2-74.3 782 28.2 25.7-30.8
GENDER
Male 965 708 74.0 69.9-77.7 257 26.0 22.3-30.1
Female 1,569 1,044 69.8 66.4-73.0 525 30.2 27.0-33.6
RACE
White 1,454 1,062 75.0 72.0-77.8 392 25.0 22.2-28.0
African American 610 396 67.2 61.5-72.5 214 32.8 27.5-38.5
Other minorities 431 267 62.8 52.7-71.9 164 37.2 28.1-47.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 106 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 2,414 1,672 72.7 70.0-75.2 742 27.3 24.8-30.0
AGE
18-34 390 324 83.8 78.7-87.9 66 16.2 12.1-21.3
35-54 730 506 65.7 60.7-70.3 224 34.3 29.7-39.3
55-64 554 371 68.8 63.4-73.7 183 31.2 26.3-36.6
65-74 484 322 66.8 60.2-72.7 162 33.2 27.3-39.8
75+ 348 210 61.7 54.3-68.6 138 38.3 31.4-45.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 362 201 59.4 51.6-66.7 161 40.6 33.3-48.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 745 472 67.8 62.9-72.3 273 32.2 27.7-37.1
Some Post-H.S. 736 531 74.7 70.1-78.8 205 25.3 21.2-29.9
College Graduate 688 545 83.5 79.7-86.8 143 16.5 13.2-20.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 357 218 67.9 60.4-74.5 139 32.1 25.5-39.6
$15,000- 24,999 469 290 61.3 54.9-67.4 179 38.7 32.6-45.1
$25,000- 34,999 270 190 76.1 68.7-82.2 80 23.9 17.8-31.3
$35,000- 49,999 300 219 74.6 67.5-80.6 81 25.4 19.4-32.5
$50,000+ 674 541 80.3 75.6-84.3 133 19.7 15.7-24.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 792 452 62.7 57.8-67.4 340 37.3 32.6-42.2
No 1,724 1,287 75.1 72.0-78.0 437 24.9 22.0-28.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 415 310 77.1 71.5-81.8 105 22.9 18.2-28.5
Non-Veteran 2,118 1,442 70.7 67.7-73.5 676 29.3 26.5-32.3
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,863 1,261 70.9 67.9-73.8 602 29.1 26.2-32.1
No 671 491 75.6 70.6-80.1 180 24.4 19.9-29.4

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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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