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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for New Hanover County

Physical Activity

When you are at work, which of the following best describes what you do?
Would you say:

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  Total
Respond.#
Mostly sitting/standing Mostly walking Mostly heavy labor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,665 2,462 61.4 58.7-64.0 809 25.2 22.8-27.8 394 13.4 11.7-15.3
New Hanover County 241 164 59.0 48.8-68.5 53 28.9 19.4-40.7 24 12.1 7.7-18.4
GENDER
Male 108 68 52.4 38.0-66.3 20 29.4 15.6-48.5 20 18.2 11.0-28.7
Female 133 96 68.8 59.2-77.0 33 28.1 20.2-37.7 4 3.0 1.1- 8.2
RACE
White 209 143 63.7 55.7-70.9 44 23.9 17.6-31.6 22 12.5 8.1-18.8
Other 31 21 40.9 16.9-70.2 8 48.4 18.7-79.3 2 10.6 2.2-38.1
AGE
18-44 140 93 56.6 42.6-69.6 33 32.0 19.0-48.6 14 11.4 6.2-20.1
45+ 97 68 62.8 51.4-73.0 19 23.4 15.2-34.3 10 13.8 7.3-24.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 62 35 50.3 36.4-64.0 14 27.2 16.2-42.0 13 22.5 12.4-37.3
Some College + 178 129 62.7 48.9-74.7 38 29.1 17.3-44.7 11 8.2 4.3-15.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 128 78 48.9 35.1-62.8 35 36.8 22.4-54.2 15 14.3 7.8-24.7
$50,000+ 92 72 73.9 61.9-83.2 14 18.3 10.4-30.2 6 7.8 3.5-16.5
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 249 162 61.1 53.7-67.9 54 23.8 17.9-30.9 33 15.1 10.6-21.2
Cumberland 254 169 55.7 43.4-67.4 49 28.5 16.6-44.4 36 15.7 10.4-23.2
Durham 242 174 69.2 60.0-77.1 53 19.6 14.2-26.3 15 11.3 5.4-22.1
Forsyth 258 176 63.6 56.2-70.3 60 23.9 18.6-30.3 22 12.5 7.6-19.9
Gaston 259 168 60.3 53.2-67.0 66 28.6 22.6-35.5 25 11.0 7.1-16.8
Guilford 250 184 70.1 62.9-76.4 44 21.0 15.5-27.9 22 8.9 5.5-14.0
Mecklenburg 279 210 74.1 67.7-79.6 55 19.9 15.0-25.9 14 6.0 3.5-10.2
Onslow 276 175 57.3 47.4-66.7 64 26.5 18.5-36.6 37 16.1 9.2-26.7
Wake 296 220 71.7 65.1-77.5 49 16.3 12.2-21.5 27 11.9 7.6-18.2
Western NC 313 201 59.2 52.7-65.4 67 22.1 17.1-28.1 45 18.7 13.9-24.6
Piedmont NC 395 246 58.6 51.8-65.1 105 29.6 23.5-36.5 44 11.8 8.5-16.2
Eastern NC 353 213 55.6 49.2-61.8 90 27.1 21.8-33.1 50 17.3 12.8-23.0

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* This question was asked only of respondents who reported being employed or self-employed.

#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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