2020 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 5,838 4,494 77.3 75.9-78.7 1,344 22.7 21.3-24.1
-Piedmont NC 2,847 2,268 79.0 77.1-80.9 579 21.0 19.1-22.9
GENDER
Male 1,308 1,053 79.6 76.7-82.2 255 20.4 17.8-23.3
Female 1,539 1,215 78.6 75.9-81.0 324 21.4 19.0-24.1
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,841 1,503 80.9 78.6-83.0 338 19.1 17.0-21.4
Non-Hispanic Black 546 420 77.3 72.6-81.3 126 22.7 18.7-27.4
Other 460 345 73.2 67.7-78.1 115 26.8 21.9-32.3
AGE
18-34 647 552 82.4 78.5-85.6 95 17.6 14.4-21.5
35-44 406 338 82.9 77.6-87.2 68 17.1 12.8-22.4
45-54 493 409 82.9 78.3-86.6 84 17.1 13.4-21.7
55-64 470 351 73.3 68.2-77.8 119 26.7 22.2-31.8
65-74 459 343 73.6 68.4-78.2 116 26.4 21.8-31.6
75+ 303 216 69.2 61.7-75.7 87 30.8 24.3-38.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 243 142 57.3 49.2-65.1 101 42.7 34.9-50.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 640 458 73.1 68.8-76.9 182 26.9 23.1-31.2
Some Post-H.S. 736 579 79.9 76.3-83.0 157 20.1 17.0-23.7
College Graduate 1,220 1,082 90.3 88.5-92.0 138 9.7 8.0-11.5
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 703 453 61.6 56.9-66.2 250 38.4 33.8-43.1
No 2,024 1,720 85.0 83.0-86.7 304 15.0 13.3-17.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 285 220 76.0 69.3-81.6 65 24.0 18.4-30.7
Non-Veteran 2,533 2,025 79.3 77.3-81.3 508 20.7 18.7-22.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,566 1,329 84.1 81.8-86.2 237 15.9 13.8-18.2
Unemployed 184 143 76.0 66.5-83.6 41 24.0 16.4-33.5
Retired 680 505 73.2 68.7-77.3 175 26.8 22.7-31.3
Unable to Work 166 82 45.1 36.3-54.3 84 54.9 45.7-63.7
Other not in Labor Force 197 168 84.2 77.2-89.3 29 15.8 10.7-22.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 226 144 65.8 57.1-73.5 82 34.2 26.5-42.9
$15,000- 24,999 336 233 69.1 62.7-74.9 103 30.9 25.1-37.3
$25,000- 34,999 214 151 71.0 63.1-77.9 63 29.0 22.1-36.9
$35,000- 49,999 282 212 73.6 66.8-79.5 70 26.4 20.5-33.2
$50,000- 74,999 326 281 85.4 79.9-89.5 45 14.6 10.5-20.1
$75,000+ 878 793 90.7 88.3-92.7 85 9.3 7.3-11.7
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 75 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 227 136 58.2 49.3-66.6 91 41.8 33.4-50.7
101% to 150% 255 176 68.2 60.9-74.8 79 31.8 25.2-39.1
151% to 200% 218 167 75.6 67.9-81.9 51 24.4 18.1-32.1
More than 200% 1,422 1,234 87.3 85.1-89.2 188 12.7 10.8-14.9
HOUSING
Own 1,793 1,461 80.8 78.4-83.0 332 19.2 17.0-21.6
Rent 825 622 74.2 70.5-77.6 203 25.8 22.4-29.5
Other arrangement 199 161 80.0 71.8-86.3 38 20.0 13.7-28.2
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 1,575 1,296 82.3 79.9-84.5 279 17.7 15.5-20.1
Regional City or Suburban County 693 532 76.5 72.6-80.1 161 23.5 19.9-27.4
Rural 579 440 73.0 67.6-77.7 139 27.0 22.3-32.4
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 104 77 75.5 64.5-83.9 27 24.5 16.1-35.5
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,175 894 74.7 71.3-77.8 281 25.3 22.2-28.7
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,568 1,297 82.3 79.9-84.4 271 17.7 15.6-20.1
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 929 785 84.5 81.5-87.1 144 15.5 12.9-18.5
2nd Quartile 1,123 872 76.4 73.1-79.4 251 23.6 20.6-26.9
3rd Quartile 713 553 76.8 72.8-80.4 160 23.2 19.6-27.2
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 82 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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