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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Use of Trails and Greenways

How often do you use these for biking, walking or other activities?*

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Total
Respond.^
At least once a week At least once a month A few times per year Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,379 899 39.4 36.7-42.2 287 14.3 12.4-16.4 392 17.4 15.4-19.6 801 28.9 26.6-31.4
-Western NC 328 117 33.0 26.7-39.9 38 14.8 10.0-21.4 56 20.3 15.0-26.9 117 31.9 25.5-39.1
GENDER
Male 127 *** *** *** 15 15.4 8.5-26.3 19 17.2 10.3-27.3 36 25.9 17.2-37.1
Female 201 60 25.1 18.4-33.3 23 14.3 8.5-23.1 37 23.2 16.0-32.4 81 37.4 28.7-47.0
RACE
White 295 104 32.0 25.5-39.3 35 15.7 10.6-22.7 49 18.7 13.5-25.3 107 33.6 26.8-41.2
Other minorities 33 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 39 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
35-54 90 *** *** *** *** *** *** 20 21.5 13.3-32.9 *** *** ***
55-64 73 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 71 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
75+ 52 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 31 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 103 26 19.7 12.2-30.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 74 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 119 *** *** *** 16 11.7 6.7-19.7 *** *** *** 31 21.2 13.6-31.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 46 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 67 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 30 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 39 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000+ 91 *** *** *** 15 17.4 9.8-28.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 108 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 219 87 34.4 26.9-42.9 27 13.9 8.5-21.9 42 23.3 16.6-31.7 63 28.4 21.1-36.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 41 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 287 94 28.9 22.8-35.9 33 15.3 10.0-22.7 54 22.6 16.7-29.9 106 33.2 26.3-40.9
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 244 83 31.5 24.6-39.2 25 12.6 7.8-19.7 45 22.7 16.5-30.4 91 33.3 25.9-41.6
No 84 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***

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*Asked only of those who have trails or greenways in their community.

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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