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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Exercise

Adults that participated in 150 minutes (or vigorous equivalent minutes)
of physical activity per week (CDC calculated variable)*

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Total
Respond.^
150+ minutes 1-149 minutes 0 minutes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 7,804 3,702 48.1 46.6-49.6 1,574 21.8 20.6-23.1 2,528 30.1 28.7-31.5
-Western NC 883 430 47.0 42.7-51.4 169 21.4 18.0-25.4 284 31.5 27.5-35.9
GENDER
Male 358 184 47.4 40.9-54.1 70 21.4 16.4-27.4 104 31.2 25.2-37.9
Female 525 246 46.6 40.9-52.4 99 21.5 17.0-26.9 180 31.9 26.7-37.5
RACE
White 785 389 48.2 43.7-52.9 149 20.4 16.9-24.4 247 31.3 27.1-35.9
Other minorities 91 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 97 *** *** *** *** *** *** 23 22.5 14.4-33.6
35-54 239 106 41.9 34.4-49.8 55 22.2 16.4-29.4 78 35.9 28.4-44.1
55-64 191 99 53.4 44.1-62.5 36 19.0 12.4-27.8 56 27.7 20.2-36.5
65-74 200 111 52.7 43.7-61.6 36 19.0 13.0-27.0 53 28.3 20.3-37.9
75+ 153 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 112 *** *** *** 19 17.9 10.2-29.7 *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 272 120 42.1 34.5-50.1 56 23.2 17.1-30.6 96 34.7 27.4-42.8
Some Post-H.S. 234 107 47.3 39.5-55.2 46 23.4 17.1-31.2 81 29.3 22.8-36.7
College Graduate 263 165 65.4 57.6-72.4 48 18.6 13.4-25.4 50 16.0 11.1-22.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 133 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 170 *** *** *** 33 21.3 14.4-30.2 *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 91 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 102 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 223 143 60.7 52.1-68.6 42 21.4 15.1-29.4 38 18.0 12.3-25.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 315 110 36.2 29.3-43.8 51 16.2 11.2-22.7 154 47.6 40.0-55.4
No 567 319 51.7 46.3-57.0 118 23.8 19.4-28.8 130 24.5 20.1-29.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 125 *** *** *** 22 18.5 11.3-29.0 36 26.4 17.6-37.7
Non-Veteran 758 363 45.7 41.0-50.4 147 21.9 18.1-26.3 248 32.4 28.0-37.1
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 630 303 47.6 42.6-52.7 108 19.0 15.3-23.3 219 33.4 28.8-38.4
No 253 127 44.6 36.3-53.3 61 31.0 23.1-40.3 65 24.3 17.3-33.1

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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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