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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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
-Piedmont NC 4,918 3,561 74.5 72.8-76.1 1,357 25.5 23.9-27.2
GENDER
Male 1,926 1,425 75.9 73.4-78.2 501 24.1 21.8-26.6
Female 2,992 2,136 73.3 71.0-75.4 856 26.7 24.6-29.0
RACE
White 3,573 2,649 76.9 75.0-78.7 924 23.1 21.3-25.0
African American 940 629 68.8 64.7-72.6 311 31.2 27.4-35.3
Other minorities 338 230 68.5 62.1-74.3 108 31.5 25.7-37.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 312 211 66.5 60.3-72.2 101 33.5 27.8-39.7
Non-Hispanic 4,579 3,328 75.1 73.4-76.8 1,251 24.9 23.2-26.6
AGE
18-34 780 625 81.4 78.1-84.2 155 18.6 15.8-21.9
35-54 1,525 1,121 72.4 69.4-75.2 404 27.6 24.8-30.6
55-64 975 693 72.1 68.3-75.6 282 27.9 24.4-31.7
65-74 873 631 73.9 69.9-77.5 242 26.1 22.5-30.1
75+ 720 458 63.8 58.6-68.7 262 36.2 31.3-41.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 643 352 57.6 52.5-62.5 291 42.4 37.5-47.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,292 850 68.2 64.7-71.5 442 31.8 28.5-35.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,298 938 76.4 73.3-79.3 360 23.6 20.7-26.7
College Graduate 1,681 1,419 87.6 85.5-89.4 262 12.4 10.6-14.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 543 309 62.7 57.1-67.9 234 37.3 32.1-42.9
$15,000- 24,999 839 527 64.9 60.6-69.0 312 35.1 31.0-39.4
$25,000- 34,999 456 323 68.4 62.1-74.0 133 31.6 26.0-37.9
$35,000- 49,999 562 422 75.1 69.9-79.7 140 24.9 20.3-30.1
$50,000+ 1,561 1,316 84.7 82.2-86.8 245 15.3 13.2-17.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,320 749 62.1 58.5-65.6 571 37.9 34.4-41.5
No 3,573 2,795 77.8 75.9-79.6 778 22.2 20.4-24.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 552 387 69.7 64.5-74.5 165 30.3 25.5-35.5
Non-Veteran 4,363 3,171 75.0 73.2-76.7 1,192 25.0 23.3-26.8
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,785 1,237 70.0 67.0-72.9 548 30.0 27.1-33.0
No 3,133 2,324 76.2 74.2-78.1 809 23.8 21.9-25.8

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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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