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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

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Physical Activity Categories (CDC calculated variable)*

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Total
Respond.^
Highly active Active Insufficently active Inactive
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 7,650 2,213 28.8 27.4-30.2 1,335 18.4 17.2-19.6 1,574 22.2 20.9-23.5 2,528 30.6 29.3-32.1
-Western NC 866 269 29.1 25.4-33.2 144 16.8 13.8-20.3 169 21.9 18.4-25.9 284 32.2 28.1-36.6
GENDER
Male 354 122 30.3 24.7-36.5 58 16.8 12.3-22.4 70 21.5 16.5-27.6 104 31.4 25.4-38.1
Female 512 147 27.9 23.1-33.3 86 16.8 13.0-21.3 99 22.3 17.6-27.8 180 33.0 27.8-38.8
RACE
White 770 246 30.2 26.2-34.5 128 16.9 13.7-20.6 149 20.9 17.3-25.0 247 32.1 27.8-36.7
Other minorities 89 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 96 29 27.4 18.6-38.4 16 17.6 10.5-27.9 *** *** *** 23 23.1 14.7-34.3
35-54 234 53 20.1 14.7-27.0 48 20.5 14.9-27.6 55 22.7 16.8-29.9 78 36.6 29.1-44.9
55-64 187 69 41.0 32.1-50.6 26 11.3 7.0-17.8 36 19.4 12.7-28.4 56 28.3 20.7-37.3
65-74 197 69 34.7 26.8-43.6 39 16.9 11.9-23.5 36 19.5 13.3-27.6 53 29.0 20.8-38.7
75+ 149 49 32.6 23.6-43.1 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 112 *** *** *** *** *** *** 19 17.9 10.2-29.7 *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 268 79 25.0 19.0-32.2 37 16.4 11.2-23.5 56 23.4 17.3-30.9 96 35.1 27.7-43.3
Some Post-H.S. 229 66 29.8 23.1-37.4 36 15.6 10.8-21.9 46 24.3 17.7-32.3 81 30.4 23.7-38.0
College Graduate 255 97 37.4 30.0-45.4 60 26.9 19.8-35.4 48 19.2 13.8-26.1 50 16.5 11.5-23.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 132 23 17.3 10.2-27.7 21 13.4 7.7-22.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 166 45 20.2 13.6-28.8 22 18.4 11.2-28.8 33 22.0 14.9-31.1 *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 91 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 100 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 217 88 37.8 29.9-46.3 49 21.6 15.8-28.9 42 22.1 15.6-30.3 38 18.6 12.7-26.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 308 69 24.8 18.7-32.1 34 10.3 6.8-15.2 51 16.4 11.4-23.0 154 48.5 40.8-56.3
No 557 200 31.0 26.5-36.0 109 19.5 15.6-24.2 118 24.4 19.9-29.4 130 25.1 20.5-30.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 123 *** *** *** *** *** *** 22 18.8 11.4-29.4 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 743 222 27.7 23.7-32.0 126 16.8 13.6-20.5 147 22.4 18.6-26.8 248 33.1 28.7-37.9
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 617 193 30.1 25.7-34.9 97 16.3 12.9-20.4 108 19.4 15.6-23.9 219 34.2 29.5-39.2
No 249 76 25.3 19.0-32.9 47 18.6 13.0-25.9 61 31.5 23.4-40.8 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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