2020 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 5,838 4,494 77.3 75.9-78.7 1,344 22.7 21.3-24.1
-Western 876 664 75.0 71.2-78.4 212 25.0 21.6-28.8
GENDER
Male 377 287 74.4 68.5-79.5 90 25.6 20.5-31.5
Female 499 377 75.5 70.6-79.8 122 24.5 20.2-29.4
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 728 564 76.2 72.1-79.8 164 23.8 20.2-27.9
Non-Hispanic Black 29 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 119 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 163 132 80.4 72.4-86.5 31 19.6 13.5-27.6
35-44 106 82 79.7 68.3-87.7 24 20.3 12.3-31.7
45-54 117 91 73.6 62.7-82.2 26 26.4 17.8-37.3
55-64 159 121 76.3 68.2-82.8 38 23.7 17.2-31.8
65-74 183 133 69.3 59.6-77.5 50 30.7 22.5-40.4
75+ 130 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 100 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 232 167 74.9 67.9-80.7 65 25.1 19.3-32.1
Some Post-H.S. 253 186 74.4 67.6-80.2 67 25.6 19.8-32.4
College Graduate 289 257 91.0 86.9-93.9 32 9.0 6.1-13.1
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 292 180 60.5 53.5-67.2 112 39.5 32.8-46.5
No 561 470 82.5 78.1-86.2 91 17.5 13.8-21.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 96 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 772 583 75.1 71.2-78.7 189 24.9 21.3-28.8
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 421 354 82.1 77.0-86.3 67 17.9 13.7-23.0
Unemployed 42 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 266 191 69.2 61.3-76.1 75 30.8 23.9-38.7
Unable to Work 63 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 69 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 84 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 142 99 71.1 60.6-79.8 43 28.9 20.2-39.4
$25,000- 34,999 80 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 123 98 78.8 69.4-85.9 25 21.2 14.1-30.6
$50,000- 74,999 106 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 179 161 88.5 81.6-93.1 18 11.5 6.9-18.4
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 23 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 94 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 101 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 87 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 388 325 82.4 76.9-86.8 63 17.6 13.2-23.1
HOUSING
Own 611 477 76.7 72.3-80.6 134 23.3 19.4-27.7
Rent 201 140 70.1 62.0-77.2 61 29.9 22.8-38.0
Other arrangement 56 *** *** *** *** *** ***
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Regional City or Suburban County 276 226 82.9 77.3-87.4 50 17.1 12.6-22.7
Rural 600 438 71.9 67.1-76.2 162 28.1 23.8-32.9
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 179 133 75.6 67.9-82.0 46 24.4 18.0-32.1
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 322 228 68.7 61.6-75.0 94 31.3 25.0-38.4
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 375 303 80.8 75.6-85.1 72 19.2 14.9-24.4
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 480 379 78.5 73.7-82.5 101 21.5 17.5-26.3
2nd Quartile 162 124 77.8 69.1-84.6 38 22.2 15.4-30.9
3rd Quartile 234 161 66.4 58.1-73.8 73 33.6 26.2-41.9

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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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