2020 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 5,838 4,494 77.3 75.9-78.7 1,344 22.7 21.3-24.1
-Eastern NC 2,115 1,562 75.3 72.8-77.6 553 24.7 22.4-27.2
GENDER
Male 953 722 77.1 73.6-80.3 231 22.9 19.7-26.4
Female 1,162 840 73.6 70.1-76.8 322 26.4 23.2-29.9
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,273 958 75.4 72.2-78.3 315 24.6 21.7-27.8
Non-Hispanic Black 503 369 76.3 71.3-80.7 134 23.7 19.3-28.7
Other 339 235 72.6 65.9-78.4 104 27.4 21.6-34.1
AGE
18-34 381 310 81.7 76.5-86.0 71 18.3 14.0-23.5
35-44 288 225 80.9 75.1-85.5 63 19.1 14.5-24.9
45-54 315 238 74.7 68.5-80.1 77 25.3 19.9-31.5
55-64 413 289 70.0 63.9-75.4 124 30.0 24.6-36.1
65-74 419 302 72.2 66.3-77.4 117 27.8 22.6-33.7
75+ 257 166 59.0 50.3-67.3 91 41.0 32.7-49.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 201 108 55.5 46.3-64.3 93 44.5 35.7-53.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 609 409 72.5 68.0-76.5 200 27.5 23.5-32.0
Some Post-H.S. 617 480 80.8 77.0-84.2 137 19.2 15.8-23.0
College Graduate 674 556 83.2 79.2-86.6 118 16.8 13.4-20.8
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 657 412 65.1 60.3-69.6 245 34.9 30.4-39.7
No 1,374 1,090 79.9 77.0-82.5 284 20.1 17.5-23.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 368 285 79.5 74.3-83.9 83 20.5 16.1-25.7
Non-Veteran 1,732 1,265 74.3 71.5-76.9 467 25.7 23.1-28.5
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,049 806 77.6 74.4-80.6 243 22.4 19.4-25.6
Unemployed 123 92 79.6 70.2-86.6 31 20.4 13.4-29.8
Retired 612 451 72.8 67.6-77.5 161 27.2 22.5-32.4
Unable to Work 196 104 55.2 46.1-63.9 92 44.8 36.1-53.9
Other not in Labor Force 103 *** *** *** 21 18.1 10.0-30.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 205 133 70.1 60.9-78.0 72 29.9 22.0-39.1
$15,000- 24,999 295 196 73.5 66.6-79.3 99 26.5 20.7-33.4
$25,000- 34,999 181 118 65.4 55.5-74.0 63 34.6 26.0-44.5
$35,000- 49,999 246 188 78.6 72.3-83.8 58 21.4 16.2-27.7
$50,000- 74,999 256 207 80.0 72.9-85.7 49 20.0 14.3-27.1
$75,000+ 508 423 81.4 76.5-85.4 85 18.6 14.6-23.5
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 66 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 202 129 66.2 56.8-74.5 73 33.8 25.5-43.2
101% to 150% 235 157 74.6 67.3-80.7 78 25.4 19.3-32.7
151% to 200% 187 133 74.2 65.2-81.5 54 25.8 18.5-34.8
More than 200% 950 768 79.7 76.2-82.8 182 20.3 17.2-23.8
HOUSING
Own 1,436 1,074 74.7 71.7-77.5 362 25.3 22.5-28.3
Rent 507 363 75.1 69.9-79.6 144 24.9 20.4-30.1
Other arrangement 156 111 81.2 73.7-86.9 45 18.8 13.1-26.3
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 206 167 84.3 78.1-89.0 39 15.7 11.0-21.9
Regional City or Suburban County 612 465 77.2 72.7-81.1 147 22.8 18.9-27.3
Rural 1,297 930 73.1 69.8-76.1 367 26.9 23.9-30.2
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 1,346 980 74.3 71.1-77.3 366 25.7 22.7-28.9
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 303 225 75.4 69.1-80.7 78 24.6 19.3-30.9
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 466 357 77.9 72.7-82.4 109 22.1 17.6-27.3
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 412 317 79.7 74.9-83.8 95 20.3 16.2-25.1
2nd Quartile 265 200 75.4 68.2-81.4 65 24.6 18.6-31.8
3rd Quartile 684 515 76.2 72.0-80.0 169 23.8 20.0-28.0
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 754 530 71.9 67.2-76.1 224 28.1 23.9-32.8

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2020 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

1Based on U.S Census Bureau population estimates at the county level. Please see the BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

2Based on 2020 U.S Census Bureau poverty threshold incomes. Please see the BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

3NC Dept. of Commerce County Tier Classification, based on respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

4Quartile of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Social Vulnerability Index
(https://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/placeandhealth/svi/index.html) for respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2020 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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