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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for New Hanover County

Physical Activity

Leisure Time Physical Activity *

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,205 4,578 73.6 71.9-75.2 1,627 26.4 24.8-28.1
New Hanover County 405 326 81.2 76.4-85.3 79 18.8 14.7-23.6
GENDER
Male 164 138 83.6 75.8-89.3 26 16.4 10.7-24.2
Female 241 188 78.4 72.3-83.5 53 21.6 16.5-27.7
RACE
White 341 284 83.8 79.0-87.6 57 16.2 12.4-21.0
Other 57 36 71.5 52.8-84.9 21 28.5 15.1-47.2
AGE
18-44 186 152 82.8 75.3-88.4 34 17.2 11.6-24.7
45+ 212 167 79.0 72.3-84.3 45 21.0 15.7-27.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 132 89 65.9 55.9-74.6 43 34.1 25.4-44.1
Some College + 270 235 89.4 84.9-92.7 35 10.6 7.3-15.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 207 159 76.7 68.5-83.2 48 23.3 16.8-31.5
$50,000+ 132 121 92.9 86.7-96.3 11 7.1 3.7-13.3
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 424 324 77.3 72.4-81.5 100 22.7 18.5-27.6
Cumberland 429 314 79.0 74.0-83.2 115 21.0 16.8-26.0
Durham 400 301 77.6 72.2-82.1 99 22.4 17.9-27.8
Forsyth 457 329 74.0 69.2-78.3 128 26.0 21.7-30.8
Gaston 467 319 70.7 66.0-75.0 148 29.3 25.0-34.0
Guilford 418 318 75.4 70.2-80.0 100 24.6 20.0-29.8
Mecklenburg 431 331 78.9 74.4-82.8 100 21.1 17.2-25.6
Onslow 436 328 75.6 68.5-81.6 108 24.4 18.4-31.5
Wake 428 335 79.1 74.2-83.2 93 20.9 16.8-25.8
Western NC 619 437 71.5 67.3-75.3 182 28.5 24.7-32.7
Piedmont NC 670 503 74.6 70.4-78.3 167 25.4 21.7-29.6
Eastern NC 621 413 66.9 62.2-71.2 208 33.1 28.8-37.8

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*Data in this table were derived from the exercise question.
Yes = Respondents who report any level of physical activity or exercise.
No = Respondents reporting no physical activity or exercise.

#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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