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2014 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 7,281 5,493 76.8 75.6-77.9 1,788 23.2 22.1-24.4
-Western NC 1,009 754 76.6 73.4-79.6 255 23.4 20.4-26.6
GENDER
Male 428 326 79.0 74.5-82.9 102 21.0 17.1-25.5
Female 581 428 74.5 69.9-78.7 153 25.5 21.3-30.1
RACE
White 914 695 77.5 74.1-80.6 219 22.5 19.4-25.9
Other minorities 83 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 123 105 85.5 77.7-91.0 18 14.5 9.0-22.3
35-54 240 180 74.1 67.0-80.2 60 25.9 19.8-33.0
55-64 222 166 75.7 69.1-81.3 56 24.3 18.7-30.9
65-74 244 177 73.7 67.4-79.2 67 26.3 20.8-32.6
75+ 169 117 71.6 63.5-78.4 52 28.4 21.6-36.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 137 88 68.5 58.3-77.2 49 31.5 22.8-41.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 295 191 69.6 63.5-75.0 104 30.4 25.0-36.5
Some Post-H.S. 264 205 80.0 74.3-84.8 59 20.0 15.2-25.7
College Graduate 306 264 87.8 83.2-91.3 42 12.2 8.7-16.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 120 83 74.1 64.0-82.2 37 25.9 17.8-36.0
$15,000- 24,999 189 122 68.4 60.5-75.3 67 31.6 24.7-39.5
$25,000- 34,999 100 71 71.7 60.8-80.5 29 28.3 19.5-39.2
$35,000- 49,999 144 118 80.1 69.1-87.8 26 19.9 12.2-30.9
$50,000+ 253 212 84.0 78.1-88.5 41 16.0 11.5-21.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 309 187 65.6 58.7-71.9 122 34.4 28.1-41.3
No 679 551 81.3 77.7-84.4 128 18.7 15.6-22.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 150 119 80.5 72.0-86.8 31 19.5 13.2-28.0
Non-Veteran 858 634 76.0 72.5-79.2 224 24.0 20.8-27.5
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 827 609 75.9 72.2-79.1 218 24.1 20.9-27.8
No 182 145 80.8 73.4-86.4 37 19.2 13.6-26.6

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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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