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2019 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Regions

Exercise

What type of physical activity or exercise did you spend the most time doing during the past month?*

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Walking Gardening Running Weight lifting Other
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 2,904 1,590 52.7 50.5-54.8 160 5.2 4.3- 6.2 269 11.0 9.7-12.4 139 5.2 4.3- 6.2 746 26.1 24.2-28.0
NC ASSOCIATION OF LOCAL HEALTH DIRECTOR REGIONS
Region 1 & 2 300 159 52.4 45.6-59.2 22 7.8 4.5-13.2 23 9.5 6.1-14.3 *** *** *** 87 27.1 21.6-33.3
Region 3 270 149 57.7 50.4-64.7 20 5.9 3.6- 9.4 17 5.6 3.3- 9.2 16 6.7 3.9-11.3 68 24.2 18.3-31.2
Region 4 579 321 55.2 50.6-59.8 29 4.9 3.3- 7.1 58 11.7 9.0-15.2 24 4.0 2.5- 6.2 147 24.2 20.4-28.4
Region 5 421 230 52.0 46.5-57.5 19 4.3 2.6- 7.1 48 13.1 9.7-17.4 26 6.8 4.5-10.2 98 23.8 19.3-28.8
Region 6 271 142 48.4 41.6-55.2 12 3.6 1.9- 6.5 29 13.5 9.3-19.1 17 6.1 3.7- 9.9 71 28.5 22.5-35.3
Region 7 464 239 48.0 42.9-53.3 19 4.1 2.5- 6.5 41 10.0 7.3-13.7 23 5.7 3.5- 9.1 142 32.2 27.4-37.4
Region 8 331 189 51.8 45.1-58.4 21 6.0 3.6- 9.9 28 11.2 7.4-16.7 15 5.6 3.2- 9.5 78 25.4 19.9-31.8
Region 9 & 10 268 161 56.1 49.1-62.9 18 6.1 3.7- 9.9 25 11.7 7.7-17.3 *** *** *** 55 21.9 16.4-28.7
STATE REGIONS
Eastern NC 907 514 52.1 48.2-56.1 57 5.9 4.4- 7.9 80 11.2 8.9-14.1 39 5.1 3.5- 7.4 217 25.6 22.2-29.4
Piedmont 1,602 865 52.8 50.0-55.6 73 4.2 3.3- 5.4 160 11.5 9.8-13.5 86 5.4 4.3- 6.8 418 26.1 23.7-28.7
Western NC 395 211 53.2 47.2-59.1 30 7.5 4.8-11.5 29 8.4 5.7-12.2 14 4.2 2.3- 7.3 111 26.7 21.8-32.3
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 239 130 55.3 47.6-62.6 18 8.3 4.5-14.7 19 9.8 6.1-15.4 *** *** *** 66 24.5 18.9-31.0
Northwest 461 257 57.5 52.1-62.8 33 6.0 4.1- 8.7 28 6.4 4.3- 9.5 24 5.7 3.6- 8.8 119 24.4 19.9-29.4
Charlotte 452 243 52.4 47.1-57.6 21 4.5 2.8- 6.9 51 13.2 10.0-17.2 20 4.4 2.7- 7.1 117 25.6 21.3-30.4
Greensboro 322 178 52.8 46.4-59.1 16 4.7 2.6- 8.2 37 13.4 9.5-18.5 21 7.0 4.3-11.0 70 22.2 17.3-28.0
Southern Regional 351 191 49.0 42.8-55.3 19 5.3 3.1- 8.9 33 12.1 8.4-17.1 16 4.6 2.7- 7.6 92 29.0 23.4-35.2
Southeast 167 90 52.4 43.7-60.9 *** *** *** 13 9.2 5.1-15.9 11 7.1 3.8-12.9 44 27.3 20.3-35.7
Wake 525 270 48.2 43.4-53.1 17 2.9 1.7- 4.9 51 10.8 8.1-14.2 29 6.3 4.1- 9.6 158 31.8 27.3-36.6
Area L & Eastern 387 231 53.5 47.4-59.4 27 6.6 4.4- 9.9 37 13.2 9.4-18.3 12 3.9 2.1- 7.1 80 22.8 17.9-28.6
NC MEDICAID MANAGED CARE REGIONS
Region 1 365 199 54.3 48.1-60.5 24 6.7 3.9-11.1 25 8.2 5.4-12.3 11 3.2 1.6- 6.0 106 27.6 22.5-33.3
Region 2 359 204 59.9 53.6-65.9 27 6.0 3.9- 9.0 22 6.4 4.0-10.0 19 5.4 3.3- 8.9 87 22.3 17.4-28.2
Region 3 425 226 51.6 46.2-57.0 20 4.7 3.0- 7.3 51 13.8 10.5-18.0 19 4.4 2.7- 7.1 109 25.5 21.1-30.5
Region 4 385 209 51.8 46.1-57.6 17 4.0 2.3- 6.9 45 13.8 10.1-18.4 26 7.5 5.0-11.2 88 22.9 18.4-28.1
Region 5 340 189 49.6 43.3-56.0 15 4.0 2.3- 6.9 33 12.1 8.4-17.0 18 5.6 3.5- 9.0 85 28.7 23.0-35.1
Region 6 371 186 47.9 42.0-54.0 11 3.7 1.8- 7.3 38 10.6 7.4-14.8 19 5.6 3.4- 9.1 117 32.2 26.8-38.2

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*Asked only of those who reported any exercise in the past month.
NOTE: There are 69 exercise categories available for this question. The four categories featured in this table
had highest frequency of any single category.

See Technical Notes for counties in Local Health Director, State and AHEC regions.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2019 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2019 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.

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