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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern 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 7,281 5,493 76.8 75.6-77.9 1,788 23.2 22.1-24.4
-Eastern NC 2,270 1,664 74.1 71.8-76.2 606 25.9 23.8-28.2
GENDER
Male 947 698 74.6 71.2-77.8 249 25.4 22.2-28.8
Female 1,323 966 73.6 70.6-76.4 357 26.4 23.6-29.4
RACE
White 1,472 1,114 77.9 75.4-80.3 358 22.1 19.7-24.6
African American 578 393 66.5 61.6-71.1 185 33.5 28.9-38.4
Other minorities 194 135 68.3 59.2-76.1 59 31.7 23.9-40.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 129 88 67.2 57.6-75.6 41 32.8 24.4-42.4
Non-Hispanic 2,131 1,568 74.5 72.1-76.7 563 25.5 23.3-27.9
AGE
18-34 400 322 80.7 75.9-84.6 78 19.3 15.4-24.1
35-54 616 462 74.5 70.4-78.3 154 25.5 21.7-29.6
55-64 524 369 69.8 65.0-74.2 155 30.2 25.8-35.0
65-74 424 314 69.1 63.4-74.2 110 30.9 25.8-36.6
75+ 283 179 61.5 54.6-68.0 104 38.5 32.0-45.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 294 157 54.5 47.6-61.3 137 45.5 38.7-52.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 698 449 68.3 64.1-72.2 249 31.7 27.8-35.9
Some Post-H.S. 641 502 80.5 76.8-83.8 139 19.5 16.2-23.2
College Graduate 630 551 89.4 86.5-91.8 79 10.6 8.2-13.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 288 168 57.7 50.6-64.5 120 42.3 35.5-49.4
$15,000- 24,999 377 248 67.4 61.4-72.9 129 32.6 27.1-38.6
$25,000- 34,999 246 171 71.7 64.5-77.9 75 28.3 22.1-35.5
$35,000- 49,999 267 211 79.6 73.5-84.7 56 20.4 15.3-26.5
$50,000+ 650 550 84.0 80.1-87.3 100 16.0 12.7-19.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 655 375 58.4 53.6-63.0 280 41.6 37.0-46.4
No 1,525 1,228 79.9 77.4-82.3 297 20.1 17.7-22.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 376 286 77.4 72.3-81.8 90 22.6 18.2-27.7
Non-Veteran 1,891 1,375 73.4 70.9-75.8 516 26.6 24.2-29.1
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,894 1,363 73.2 70.7-75.6 531 26.8 24.4-29.3
No 376 301 79.6 74.3-84.0 75 20.4 16.0-25.7

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2014 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2014 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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