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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Exercise

Aerobic and Strengthening Guidelines (4-LEVEL)
(CDC calculated variable)*

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Total
Respond.^
Met both guidelines Met aerobic guidelines only Met strengthening guidelines only Did not meet either guideline
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 7,740 1,238 18.7 17.5-20.0 2,434 29.4 28.0-30.7 599 8.8 8.0- 9.8 3,469 43.1 41.6-44.6
-Western NC 877 140 17.5 14.4-21.1 287 29.4 25.6-33.4 55 7.1 5.1- 9.8 395 46.1 41.7-50.5
GENDER
Male 358 68 19.9 15.1-25.6 116 27.6 22.2-33.7 29 8.8 5.7-13.5 145 43.7 37.2-50.5
Female 519 72 15.2 11.5-19.8 171 31.1 26.1-36.6 26 5.3 3.2- 8.7 250 48.4 42.6-54.2
RACE
White 779 122 16.7 13.5-20.4 264 31.4 27.4-35.7 46 6.4 4.4- 9.1 347 45.5 40.9-50.2
Other minorities 91 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 96 20 20.4 12.7-30.9 25 24.9 16.4-36.0 15 17.9 10.6-28.5 *** *** ***
35-54 237 39 18.0 12.7-25.0 66 24.0 18.1-31.0 16 6.1 3.5-10.4 116 51.9 44.0-59.8
55-64 190 33 16.8 11.2-24.4 66 36.6 28.1-46.1 *** *** *** 84 44.5 35.5-53.9
65-74 199 33 17.0 11.5-24.4 77 35.5 27.7-44.1 *** *** *** 79 43.3 34.5-52.6
75+ 152 *** *** *** 53 33.9 24.7-44.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 111 *** *** *** 27 20.9 12.8-32.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 271 33 14.4 9.7-20.9 87 27.8 21.3-35.3 *** *** *** 135 52.5 44.5-60.4
Some Post-H.S. 230 29 14.5 9.6-21.2 76 32.9 26.0-40.6 16 8.8 4.9-15.3 109 43.8 36.1-51.8
College Graduate 263 68 31.9 24.4-40.5 97 33.4 26.6-41.0 18 8.5 4.7-14.9 80 26.1 20.1-33.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 132 *** *** *** 35 23.9 15.6-34.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 169 25 19.8 12.1-30.7 46 20.8 14.2-29.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 91 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 102 17 16.8 9.8-27.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 223 53 23.5 17.5-30.8 90 37.2 29.5-45.5 *** *** *** 69 35.1 27.3-43.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 312 30 12.2 8.0-18.2 78 23.1 17.5-29.8 *** *** *** 182 59.1 51.4-66.3
No 564 110 19.8 16.0-24.4 208 32.0 27.3-37.0 33 7.7 5.2-11.3 213 40.4 35.2-45.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 125 *** *** *** 41 27.6 18.8-38.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 752 114 15.9 12.8-19.5 246 29.6 25.6-34.0 46 7.2 5.0-10.2 346 47.3 42.6-52.1
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 625 97 16.9 13.4-21.0 203 30.5 26.1-35.3 34 5.4 3.5- 8.1 291 47.2 42.2-52.3
No 252 43 19.8 13.8-27.7 84 24.9 19.0-31.9 21 13.7 8.0-22.3 104 41.6 33.1-50.6

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This is a new recommendation (initiated in 2011) based on the type of physical activity respondents reported doing in the past month.

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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