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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Exercise

What type of physical activity or exercise did you spend the most time doing during the past month?*

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Total
Respond.^
Walking Gardening Running Aerobics Other
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,732 3,373 53.7 51.9-55.5 373 5.4 4.7- 6.2 382 10.1 9.0-11.3 211 3.3 2.7- 4.0 1,393 27.5 25.9-29.2
-Eastern NC 1,681 1,009 54.1 50.7-57.5 124 5.4 4.2- 6.8 109 11.9 9.6-14.8 66 3.6 2.6- 4.9 373 25.0 22.1-28.2
GENDER
Male 673 332 42.2 37.4-47.2 51 5.0 3.4- 7.5 69 16.8 12.9-21.7 *** *** *** 206 33.8 29.1-38.9
Female 1,008 677 65.7 61.4-69.8 73 5.7 4.2- 7.6 40 7.2 5.0-10.2 51 5.1 3.5- 7.2 167 16.4 13.4-19.9
RACE
White 1,017 591 51.5 47.5-55.6 74 6.5 4.9- 8.6 68 11.1 8.5-14.3 40 3.4 2.2- 5.1 244 27.5 23.9-31.5
African American 386 270 62.5 54.9-69.6 *** *** *** 21 12.2 7.2-19.8 *** *** *** 67 19.9 14.7-26.3
Other minorities 252 *** *** *** *** *** *** 15 14.2 7.8-24.4 *** *** *** 55 22.3 14.4-33.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 69 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,603 970 54.7 51.2-58.2 117 5.1 3.9- 6.5 98 11.6 9.2-14.6 63 3.6 2.6- 5.0 355 25.0 22.0-28.2
AGE
18-34 311 131 39.0 32.6-45.8 *** *** *** 69 24.6 19.1-31.0 *** *** *** 89 29.8 23.9-36.5
35-54 489 302 58.5 52.8-64.1 22 3.6 2.1- 6.1 34 8.7 5.6-13.2 22 3.8 2.3- 6.4 109 25.3 20.6-30.7
55-64 361 250 69.6 63.1-75.5 35 9.3 6.0-14.1 *** *** *** *** *** *** 59 15.8 11.6-21.1
65-74 307 188 63.8 56.3-70.7 41 11.2 7.4-16.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** 67 21.7 16.1-28.7
75+ 194 123 60.1 50.1-69.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 46 27.3 19.5-36.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 195 134 68.5 58.7-77.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 28 17.3 10.9-26.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 453 272 47.6 41.2-54.1 33 4.8 2.9- 7.7 32 16.0 11.0-22.7 *** *** *** 102 28.8 23.0-35.5
Some Post-H.S. 498 287 53.8 47.8-59.8 46 6.0 4.2- 8.7 34 12.1 8.3-17.5 21 4.2 2.5- 7.2 110 23.8 18.9-29.4
College Graduate 532 315 53.9 48.4-59.3 24 4.3 2.5- 7.2 35 9.7 6.6-13.9 26 4.6 2.7- 7.6 132 27.6 22.8-32.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 212 147 70.6 61.0-78.7 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 36 17.7 11.5-26.3
$15,000- 24,999 277 170 59.6 51.5-67.1 23 7.2 4.0-12.6 *** *** *** *** *** *** 62 21.9 16.3-28.8
$25,000- 34,999 184 115 51.9 42.0-61.7 *** *** *** 19 17.3 10.6-27.0 *** *** *** 36 23.5 15.8-33.4
$35,000- 49,999 203 118 51.4 41.7-61.0 22 8.9 5.0-15.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** 44 24.0 16.6-33.4
$50,000+ 527 297 51.8 46.1-57.5 31 4.6 3.0- 7.1 42 11.6 8.1-16.3 22 4.2 2.4- 7.1 135 27.8 22.9-33.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 431 288 69.5 63.2-75.2 35 4.4 2.7- 6.9 *** *** *** *** *** *** 84 19.8 15.1-25.5
No 1,238 714 49.5 45.7-53.4 88 5.7 4.3- 7.5 101 14.4 11.5-17.8 50 3.9 2.7- 5.6 285 26.5 23.1-30.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 287 139 48.2 40.8-55.6 18 3.9 2.2- 7.0 32 17.8 12.3-25.0 *** *** *** 87 27.9 21.8-34.9
Non-Veteran 1,394 870 55.5 51.6-59.2 106 5.7 4.3- 7.4 77 10.6 8.1-13.8 55 3.9 2.7- 5.5 286 24.4 21.2-27.9
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,205 733 55.2 51.3-59.1 98 5.7 4.3- 7.5 71 11.6 8.9-14.9 38 3.0 2.0- 4.5 265 24.5 21.2-28.0
No 476 276 49.7 43.1-56.3 26 4.0 2.3- 6.7 38 13.4 9.1-19.2 28 5.7 3.4- 9.4 108 27.3 21.4-34.0

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*Asked only of those who reported any exercise in the past month.
NOTE: There are 69 exercise categories available for this question. The four categories featured in this table
had highest frequency of any single category.

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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