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BRFSS Survey Results 2002 for Wake County

Physical Activity

Vigorous Physical Activity*

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,558 1,166 19.2 17.7-20.8 5,392 80.8 79.2-82.3
Wake County 422 99 23.9 19.4-29.1 323 76.1 70.9-80.6
GENDER
Male 180 55 29.7 22.5-38.1 125 70.3 61.9-77.5
Female 242 44 17.4 12.7-23.4 198 82.6 76.6-87.3
RACE
White 307 74 25.5 20.0-31.9 233 74.5 68.1-80.0
Other 113 25 20.5 13.3-30.2 88 79.5 69.8-86.7
AGE
18-44 239 74 29.5 23.2-36.7 165 70.5 63.3-76.8
45+ 179 24 13.7 8.9-20.5 155 86.3 79.5-91.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 107 12 13.0 6.8-23.4 95 87.0 76.6-93.2
Some College + 315 87 27.8 22.3-34.0 228 72.2 66.0-77.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 151 28 21.6 14.2-31.3 123 78.4 68.7-85.8
$50,000+ 176 57 30.4 23.1-38.8 119 69.6 61.2-76.9
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 408 70 19.3 15.1-24.4 338 80.7 75.6-84.9
Forsyth 462 74 19.0 14.7-24.1 388 81.0 75.9-85.3
Guilford 411 79 18.6 14.6-23.5 332 81.4 76.5-85.4
Henderson/Transylvania 457 87 21.4 17.0-26.5 370 78.6 73.5-83.0
Mecklenburg 439 83 21.5 16.3-27.8 356 78.5 72.2-83.7
Orange 430 136 31.6 26.0-37.8 294 68.4 62.2-74.0
Pitt 407 85 22.6 17.8-28.2 322 77.4 71.8-82.2
Randolph 419 60 14.9 11.2-19.6 359 85.1 80.4-88.8
Robeson 428 43 12.2 8.0-18.4 385 87.8 81.6-92.0
Western NC 637 90 19.0 15.2-23.5 547 81.0 76.5-84.8
Piedmont NC 867 133 16.4 13.2-20.1 734 83.6 79.9-86.8
Eastern NC 771 127 19.8 16.5-23.6 644 80.2 76.4-83.5

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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, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, Wilson
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Franklin, Granville, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Montgomery, Moore, Person, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Warren, Yadkin
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Watauga, Wilkes, Yancey

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