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2018 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 4,724 3,542 76.1 74.5-77.6 1,182 23.9 22.4-25.5
-Piedmont NC 2,132 1,675 77.9 75.7-80.0 457 22.1 20.0-24.3
GENDER
Male 990 819 83.0 80.0-85.6 171 17.0 14.4-20.0
Female 1,142 856 73.3 70.1-76.4 286 26.7 23.6-29.9
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,376 1,101 79.2 76.5-81.7 275 20.8 18.3-23.5
Non-Hispanic Black 439 341 76.2 70.8-80.9 98 23.8 19.1-29.2
Other 319 235 74.7 68.9-79.8 84 25.3 20.2-31.1
AGE
18-34 524 442 83.6 79.7-86.8 82 16.4 13.2-20.3
35-44 299 246 80.2 73.9-85.2 53 19.8 14.8-26.1
45-54 356 277 76.6 70.8-81.6 79 23.4 18.4-29.2
55-64 352 270 76.1 70.4-80.9 82 23.9 19.1-29.6
65-74 345 260 71.4 64.4-77.5 85 28.6 22.5-35.6
75+ 216 149 65.7 56.8-73.6 67 34.3 26.4-43.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 225 142 62.9 55.1-70.1 83 37.1 29.9-44.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 476 329 71.2 66.3-75.5 147 28.8 24.5-33.7
Some Post-H.S. 571 451 78.7 74.3-82.6 120 21.3 17.4-25.7
College Graduate 853 747 89.0 86.4-91.1 106 11.0 8.9-13.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 171 115 65.5 56.5-73.5 56 34.5 26.5-43.5
$15,000- 24,999 279 192 67.5 60.4-73.8 87 32.5 26.2-39.6
$25,000- 34,999 159 115 75.8 67.3-82.7 44 24.2 17.3-32.7
$35,000- 49,999 236 183 77.2 70.5-82.8 53 22.8 17.2-29.5
$50,000- 74,999 291 251 82.4 75.6-87.6 40 17.6 12.4-24.4
$75,000+ 596 528 87.9 84.1-90.8 68 12.1 9.2-15.9
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 570 376 64.6 59.7-69.3 194 35.4 30.7-40.3
No 1,495 1,246 82.5 80.0-84.8 249 17.5 15.2-20.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 237 185 76.8 69.2-83.0 52 23.2 17.0-30.8
Non-Veteran 1,892 1,487 78.0 75.7-80.2 405 22.0 19.8-24.3
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 1,168 947 81.2 78.3-83.8 221 18.8 16.2-21.7
Regional City or Suburban County 509 395 77.4 72.8-81.4 114 22.6 18.6-27.2
Rural 457 335 70.1 64.6-75.0 122 29.9 25.0-35.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,186 998 83.1 80.3-85.5 188 16.9 14.5-19.7
Unemployed 75 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 523 391 71.9 66.5-76.7 132 28.1 23.3-33.5
Unable to Work 139 68 48.6 38.6-58.8 71 51.4 41.2-61.4
Other not in Labor Force 184 148 82.1 75.1-87.4 36 17.9 12.6-24.9
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 58 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 150 105 68.7 58.9-77.0 45 31.3 23.0-41.1
101% to 150% 252 178 73.2 66.8-78.8 74 26.8 21.2-33.2
151% to 200% 112 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 1,125 960 84.5 81.7-87.0 165 15.5 13.0-18.3
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 115 *** *** *** 29 30.4 21.0-41.7
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 849 636 75.1 71.4-78.4 213 24.9 21.6-28.6
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,170 955 80.7 77.7-83.3 215 19.3 16.7-22.3

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2018 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2018 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

1Based on U.S Census Bureau population estimates at the county level. Please see the BRFSS 2018 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

2Based on 2018 U.S Census Bureau poverty threshold incomes. Please see the BRFSS 2018 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

3NC Dept. of Commerce County Tier Classification, based on respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2018 Annual Results Technical Notes for 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.

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