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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for New Hanover County

Physical Activity

Vigorous Physical Activity*

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,071 1,241 20.4 18.9-22.0 4,830 79.6 78.0-81.1
New Hanover County 396 99 30.0 23.0-38.0 297 70.0 62.0-77.0
GENDER
Male 159 47 35.3 24.1-48.3 112 64.7 51.7-75.9
Female 237 52 24.0 18.0-31.1 185 76.0 68.9-82.0
RACE
White 335 82 25.3 20.4-31.0 253 74.7 69.0-79.6
Other 55 17 50.7 28.4-72.8 38 49.3 27.2-71.6
AGE
18-44 181 64 41.2 30.0-53.3 117 58.8 46.7-70.0
45+ 209 35 18.0 12.8-24.7 174 82.0 75.3-87.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 128 22 20.1 12.7-30.3 106 79.9 69.7-87.3
Some College + 265 76 35.0 25.7-45.6 189 65.0 54.4-74.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 205 43 27.5 16.8-41.7 162 72.5 58.3-83.2
$50,000+ 129 46 37.9 29.1-47.6 83 62.1 52.4-70.9
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 405 89 24.3 19.7-29.7 316 75.7 70.3-80.3
Cumberland 422 106 26.6 21.1-33.0 316 73.4 67.0-78.9
Durham 391 89 28.1 22.0-35.2 302 71.9 64.8-78.0
Forsyth 454 84 21.9 17.2-27.4 370 78.1 72.6-82.8
Gaston 456 73 19.2 15.1-24.0 383 80.8 76.0-84.9
Guilford 404 74 19.5 15.4-24.3 330 80.5 75.7-84.6
Mecklenburg 420 87 20.2 16.3-24.8 333 79.8 75.2-83.7
Onslow 432 119 29.8 24.3-35.9 313 70.2 64.1-75.7
Wake 420 100 24.1 19.8-29.1 320 75.9 70.9-80.2
Western NC 603 105 19.5 16.0-23.5 498 80.5 76.5-84.0
Piedmont NC 659 116 18.4 14.9-22.4 543 81.6 77.6-85.1
Eastern NC 609 100 18.2 14.6-22.4 509 81.8 77.6-85.4

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*Data in this table were derived from the physical activity questions.
Yes = 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 vigorous physical ac tivity or less than 20 minutes per day, or 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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