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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western NC 953 680 71.7 67.7-75.5 273 28.3 24.5-32.3
GENDER
Male 382 287 72.4 66.1-78.0 95 27.6 22.0-33.9
Female 571 393 71.1 65.8-75.9 178 28.9 24.1-34.2
RACE
White 842 604 71.6 67.3-75.6 238 28.4 24.4-32.7
Other minorities 103 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 108 88 82.5 72.7-89.3 20 17.5 10.7-27.3
35-54 255 179 66.7 58.8-73.8 76 33.3 26.2-41.2
55-64 207 153 75.1 66.7-82.0 54 24.9 18.0-33.3
65-74 209 160 73.9 64.5-81.5 49 26.1 18.5-35.5
75+ 168 97 57.7 47.3-67.4 71 42.3 32.6-52.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 126 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 287 194 67.6 59.7-74.6 93 32.4 25.4-40.3
Some Post-H.S. 255 176 73.8 66.8-79.7 79 26.2 20.3-33.2
College Graduate 283 236 85.7 79.7-90.2 47 14.3 9.8-20.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 142 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 191 127 67.9 57.6-76.6 64 32.1 23.4-42.4
$25,000- 34,999 98 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 110 89 77.8 66.9-85.9 21 22.2 14.1-33.1
$50,000+ 232 196 83.5 76.1-88.9 36 16.5 11.1-23.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 342 193 58.2 50.7-65.4 149 41.8 34.6-49.3
No 609 485 77.6 72.8-81.7 124 22.4 18.3-27.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 132 101 75.5 64.4-84.0 31 24.5 16.0-35.6
Non-Veteran 821 579 71.2 66.7-75.2 242 28.8 24.8-33.3
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 675 462 69.5 64.7-73.8 213 30.5 26.2-35.3
No 278 218 80.3 72.7-86.2 60 19.7 13.8-27.3

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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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