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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for New Hanover County

Risk Factors

Physical Activity Recommendation Status*

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  Total
Respond.#
Meets Recommendation Some Physical Activity Physically Inactive
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,926 2,463 42.4 40.4-44.4 2,452 40.7 38.8-42.7 1,011 16.9 15.4-18.4
New Hanover County 388 163 44.8 37.9-52.0 159 39.0 32.9-45.4 66 16.2 12.3-21.0
GENDER
Male 157 73 50.4 39.5-61.2 58 33.0 24.5-42.7 26 16.6 10.8-24.7
Female 231 90 38.3 31.4-45.6 101 46.1 38.9-53.4 40 15.7 11.4-21.2
RACE
White 328 138 41.5 35.6-47.6 143 44.6 38.6-50.7 47 14.0 10.3-18.7
Other 53 23 59.4 37.8-77.9 13 17.5 8.3-33.1 17 23.1 11.4-41.4
AGE
18-44 179 84 51.2 40.4-61.9 69 35.2 26.5-45.1 26 13.6 8.5-20.9
45+ 203 77 37.8 30.7-45.4 86 42.6 35.3-50.2 40 19.6 14.2-26.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 123 40 33.5 24.4-44.0 45 37.0 28.0-47.1 38 29.5 21.0-39.6
Some College + 262 122 50.5 41.6-59.3 113 40.2 32.3-48.5 27 9.4 6.1-14.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 202 71 39.2 28.3-51.3 95 43.8 34.2-53.9 36 17.0 11.4-24.5
$50,000+ 127 71 57.1 47.3-66.3 43 33.7 25.1-43.4 13 9.2 5.2-15.9
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 396 174 44.4 38.9-50.1 158 39.0 33.6-44.6 64 16.6 12.7-21.4
Cumberland 418 191 51.6 43.6-59.5 163 36.1 29.5-43.2 64 12.3 9.2-16.3
Durham 381 159 44.6 37.9-51.5 165 44.6 37.9-51.5 57 10.8 8.0-14.4
Forsyth 443 173 42.4 36.9-48.1 192 42.0 36.7-47.4 78 15.6 12.3-19.6
Gaston 448 176 42.2 37.0-47.5 183 40.2 35.2-45.5 89 17.6 14.1-21.7
Guilford 394 142 35.5 30.3-41.1 180 46.6 41.0-52.4 72 17.9 13.9-22.7
Mecklenburg 415 153 35.0 29.9-40.4 196 49.9 44.3-55.5 66 15.1 11.7-19.2
Onslow 418 210 55.2 48.2-62.0 141 29.0 24.0-34.6 67 15.8 10.3-23.3
Wake 416 185 45.5 39.9-51.1 184 42.2 36.9-47.8 47 12.3 8.8-16.9
Western NC 577 240 44.7 40.1-49.3 234 38.5 34.2-43.0 103 16.9 13.7-20.6
Piedmont NC 643 265 42.1 37.4-47.0 260 40.5 35.8-45.3 118 17.4 14.2-21.2
Eastern NC 589 232 41.2 36.4-46.2 237 38.7 34.1-43.5 120 20.0 16.1-24.6

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*Meets recommendation = Moderate physical activity for 30 or more minutes per day, five or more days per week or vigorous physical activity for 20 or more minutes per day, three or more days per week.
Some Physical Activity = Do some physical activity , but do not meet recommendations ABOVE.
Physically Inactive = Respondents reporting no physical activity.

#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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