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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for New Hanover County

Physical Activity

Moderate Physical Activity*

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,926 2,463 42.4 40.4-44.4 3,463 57.6 55.6-59.6
New Hanover County 388 163 44.8 37.9-52.0 225 55.2 48.0-62.1
GENDER
Male 157 73 50.4 39.5-61.2 84 49.6 38.8-60.5
Female 231 90 38.3 31.4-45.6 141 61.7 54.4-68.6
RACE
White 328 138 41.5 35.6-47.6 190 58.5 52.4-64.4
Other 53 23 59.4 37.8-77.9 30 40.6 22.1-62.2
AGE
18-44 179 84 51.2 40.4-61.9 95 48.8 38.1-59.6
45+ 203 77 37.8 30.7-45.4 126 62.2 54.6-69.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 123 40 33.5 24.4-44.0 83 66.5 56.0-75.6
Some College + 262 122 50.5 41.6-59.3 140 49.5 40.7-58.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 202 71 39.2 28.3-51.3 131 60.8 48.7-71.7
$50,000+ 127 71 57.1 47.3-66.3 56 42.9 33.7-52.7
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 396 174 44.4 38.9-50.1 222 55.6 49.9-61.1
Cumberland 418 191 51.6 43.6-59.5 227 48.4 40.5-56.4
Durham 381 159 44.6 37.9-51.5 222 55.4 48.5-62.1
Forsyth 443 173 42.4 36.9-48.1 270 57.6 51.9-63.1
Gaston 448 176 42.2 37.0-47.5 272 57.8 52.5-63.0
Guilford 394 142 35.5 30.3-41.1 252 64.5 58.9-69.7
Mecklenburg 415 153 35.0 29.9-40.4 262 65.0 59.6-70.1
Onslow 418 210 55.2 48.2-62.0 208 44.8 38.0-51.8
Wake 416 185 45.5 39.9-51.1 231 54.5 48.9-60.1
Western NC 577 240 44.7 40.1-49.3 337 55.3 50.7-59.9
Piedmont NC 643 265 42.1 37.4-47.0 378 57.9 53.0-62.6
Eastern NC 589 232 41.2 36.4-46.2 357 58.8 53.8-63.6

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*Data in this table were derived from the physical activity questions.
Yes = Respondents who report doing moderate physical activity for 30 or more minutes per day, five or more days per week or respondents who report doing vigorous physical activity for 20 or more minutes per day, three or more days per week.
No= Respondents who report no moderate physical activity or less than 30 minutes per day, or less than five days per week and no vigorous physical activity or less than 20 minutes per day, o r less than three days per week.

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50. N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.

** Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, Wilson
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Franklin, Granville, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Warren, Yadkin
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, Yancey

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