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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Exercise-African Americans

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
-African Americans 1,017 668 60.4 56.1-64.6 33 2.5 1.5- 4.1 58 9.8 7.2-13.3 46 3.8 2.6- 5.5 212 23.5 20.0-27.4
GENDER
Male 371 198 46.5 40.1-53.0 *** *** *** 37 14.8 10.2-20.9 *** *** *** 116 33.6 27.7-40.0
Female 646 470 72.7 67.4-77.4 19 1.8 1.1- 3.1 21 5.5 3.2- 9.3 40 5.5 3.7- 8.1 96 14.5 10.9-19.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 10 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,002 660 60.7 56.3-65.0 33 2.6 1.5- 4.3 57 9.8 7.2-13.3 45 3.8 2.6- 5.6 207 23.1 19.6-27.0
AGE
18-34 194 91 46.1 37.7-54.7 *** *** *** 35 20.0 13.9-28.0 *** *** *** 57 29.8 22.8-37.9
35-44 138 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 30 22.8 14.6-33.8
45-54 194 143 73.8 65.3-80.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 32 18.2 12.2-26.4
55-64 226 172 74.9 66.3-81.9 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 37 16.1 10.6-23.7
65-74 165 116 69.4 58.5-78.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 31 19.0 11.8-29.2
75+ 88 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 141 108 71.8 60.8-80.7 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 19 14.6 8.4-24.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 305 211 61.1 53.1-68.6 *** *** *** 14 10.4 5.7-18.3 *** *** *** 63 25.0 18.7-32.6
Some Post-H.S. 302 182 55.3 47.4-62.9 *** *** *** 19 10.1 5.8-16.9 *** *** *** 72 26.9 20.5-34.5
College Graduate 268 167 59.9 52.4-67.1 *** *** *** 19 10.1 6.3-15.9 19 5.8 3.3-10.0 58 23.0 17.2-30.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 188 151 78.5 69.7-85.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 22 14.0 8.6-22.0
$15,000- 24,999 210 135 65.1 56.5-72.9 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 52 21.4 15.5-28.8
$25,000- 34,999 146 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 28 24.6 16.0-35.8
$35,000- 49,999 115 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 80 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 121 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 269 195 74.3 66.3-80.9 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 51 19.5 13.6-27.2
No 742 469 56.4 51.4-61.3 *** *** *** 54 12.2 8.9-16.5 38 4.2 2.8- 6.4 160 24.7 20.6-29.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 122 *** *** *** *** *** *** 13 13.2 7.2-22.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 895 605 61.5 56.8-66.0 29 2.8 1.7- 4.7 45 9.3 6.5-13.2 44 4.3 2.9- 6.2 172 22.1 18.4-26.3
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 470 319 62.8 56.2-68.9 *** *** *** 22 10.5 6.4-16.7 21 3.9 2.1- 6.9 89 20.1 15.5-25.6
No 547 349 58.4 52.6-64.0 *** *** *** 36 9.2 6.3-13.4 25 3.7 2.3- 6.1 123 26.3 21.4-32.0

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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.

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