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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Exercise

Adults that participated in 300 minutes (or vigorous equivalent minutes)
of physical activity per week (CDC calculated variable)*

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Total
Respond.^
300+ minutes 1-300 minutes 0 minutes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 7,650 2,213 28.8 27.4-30.2 2,909 40.6 39.1-42.1 2,528 30.6 29.3-32.1
-Western NC 866 269 29.1 25.4-33.2 313 38.7 34.4-43.1 284 32.2 28.1-36.6
GENDER
Male 354 122 30.3 24.7-36.5 128 38.3 32.0-45.0 104 31.4 25.4-38.1
Female 512 147 27.9 23.1-33.3 185 39.1 33.5-44.9 180 33.0 27.8-38.8
RACE
White 770 246 30.2 26.2-34.5 277 37.7 33.3-42.4 247 32.1 27.8-36.7
Other minorities 89 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 96 29 27.4 18.6-38.4 *** *** *** 23 23.1 14.7-34.3
35-54 234 53 20.1 14.7-27.0 103 43.2 35.5-51.3 78 36.6 29.1-44.9
55-64 187 69 41.0 32.1-50.6 62 30.7 22.8-40.0 56 28.3 20.7-37.3
65-74 197 69 34.7 26.8-43.6 75 36.3 28.4-45.1 53 29.0 20.8-38.7
75+ 149 49 32.6 23.6-43.1 29 21.5 13.6-32.2 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 112 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 268 79 25.0 19.0-32.2 93 39.8 32.2-48.0 96 35.1 27.7-43.3
Some Post-H.S. 229 66 29.8 23.1-37.4 82 39.8 32.3-47.9 81 30.4 23.7-38.0
College Graduate 255 97 37.4 30.0-45.4 108 46.1 38.1-54.4 50 16.5 11.5-23.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 132 23 17.3 10.2-27.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 166 45 20.2 13.6-28.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 91 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 100 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 217 88 37.8 29.9-46.3 91 43.7 35.5-52.2 38 18.6 12.7-26.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 308 69 24.8 18.7-32.1 85 26.7 20.6-33.9 154 48.5 40.8-56.3
No 557 200 31.0 26.5-36.0 227 43.9 38.6-49.3 130 25.1 20.5-30.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 123 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 743 222 27.7 23.7-32.0 273 39.2 34.6-44.0 248 33.1 28.7-37.9
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 617 193 30.1 25.7-34.9 205 35.7 31.0-40.8 219 34.2 29.5-39.2
No 249 76 25.3 19.0-32.9 108 50.0 41.2-58.8 65 24.7 17.5-33.5

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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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