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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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
-Piedmont NC 4,002 3,075 78.2 76.6-79.6 927 21.8 20.4-23.4
GENDER
Male 1,735 1,377 79.8 77.4-81.9 358 20.2 18.1-22.6
Female 2,267 1,698 76.6 74.5-78.6 569 23.4 21.4-25.5
RACE
White 2,795 2,181 79.9 78.2-81.6 614 20.1 18.4-21.8
African American 822 600 74.0 70.4-77.4 222 26.0 22.6-29.6
Other minorities 329 247 74.9 68.6-80.3 82 25.1 19.7-31.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 323 239 70.3 64.1-75.8 84 29.7 24.2-35.9
Non-Hispanic 3,648 2,810 78.9 77.3-80.4 838 21.1 19.6-22.7
AGE
18-34 746 634 85.3 82.2-87.9 112 14.7 12.1-17.8
35-54 1,201 949 78.8 76.1-81.3 252 21.2 18.7-23.9
55-64 773 590 75.1 71.5-78.3 183 24.9 21.7-28.5
65-74 703 520 72.3 68.3-76.0 183 27.7 24.0-31.7
75+ 505 328 62.2 57.0-67.0 177 37.8 33.0-43.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 492 277 58.0 52.8-63.1 215 42.0 36.9-47.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,010 682 70.2 66.8-73.4 328 29.8 26.6-33.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,016 800 82.9 80.3-85.2 216 17.1 14.8-19.7
College Graduate 1,466 1,304 91.3 89.7-92.7 162 8.7 7.3-10.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 446 266 62.1 56.6-67.2 180 37.9 32.8-43.4
$15,000- 24,999 623 412 69.2 64.8-73.3 211 30.8 26.7-35.2
$25,000- 34,999 356 272 77.6 72.2-82.2 84 22.4 17.8-27.8
$35,000- 49,999 435 335 78.1 73.1-82.3 100 21.9 17.7-26.9
$50,000+ 1,344 1,194 89.3 87.2-91.1 150 10.7 8.9-12.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 979 598 63.0 59.3-66.5 381 37.0 33.5-40.7
No 2,872 2,369 82.7 80.9-84.2 503 17.3 15.8-19.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 473 383 81.4 76.6-85.3 90 18.6 14.7-23.4
Non-Veteran 3,519 2,685 77.8 76.1-79.3 834 22.2 20.7-23.9
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,524 1,136 75.2 72.5-77.8 388 24.8 22.2-27.5
No 2,478 1,939 79.9 78.1-81.7 539 20.1 18.3-21.9

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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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