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BRFSS Survey Results 2002 for Wake 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 3,851 2,538 63.1 60.7-65.4 830 22.2 20.3-24.3 483 14.7 13.0-16.6
Wake County 294 230 77.9 71.8-82.9 37 12.3 8.6-17.4 27 9.8 6.5-14.7
GENDER
Male 135 104 75.4 66.0-82.8 13 10.6 5.8-18.6 18 14.0 8.5-22.1
Female 159 126 81.0 73.6-86.8 24 14.4 9.4-21.6 9 4.5 2.3- 8.7
RACE
White 212 173 82.3 75.8-87.4 22 9.9 6.2-15.4 17 7.8 4.6-12.8
Other 80 56 67.5 53.7-78.9 14 17.7 9.7-30.1 10 14.8 7.4-27.3
AGE
18-44 178 135 76.3 68.4-82.7 22 11.9 7.4-18.6 21 11.8 7.4-18.3
45+ 112 92 81.5 71.4-88.6 14 11.9 6.5-20.6 6 6.6 2.6-15.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 69 46 61.0 46.7-73.7 10 18.3 9.2-33.1 13 20.7 11.6-34.3
Some College + 225 184 83.6 77.8-88.2 27 10.2 6.8-15.1 14 6.1 3.4-10.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 108 72 64.1 52.5-74.2 18 17.5 10.2-28.3 18 18.4 11.1-29.0
$50,000+ 137 119 86.4 78.7-91.7 14 9.8 5.5-16.8 4 3.7 1.4- 9.7
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 235 168 66.3 58.9-73.1 34 16.9 12.1-23.2 33 16.7 11.7-23.4
Forsyth 274 191 64.3 56.9-71.1 60 23.2 17.8-29.6 23 12.5 7.7-19.8
Guilford 246 177 66.6 58.7-73.6 48 22.3 16.4-29.7 21 11.1 6.8-17.7
Henderson/Transylvania 216 120 54.1 45.2-62.8 59 28.0 21.0-36.4 37 17.8 12.5-24.8
Mecklenburg 287 209 70.1 62.8-76.4 54 18.7 13.8-24.7 24 11.3 7.1-17.5
Orange 282 217 77.3 70.2-83.1 38 14.1 9.6-20.1 27 8.6 5.6-13.1
Pitt 260 167 58.3 49.8-66.4 65 31.2 23.3-40.4 28 10.5 7.0-15.4
Randolph 246 146 58.2 50.7-65.4 62 23.4 17.9-30.1 38 18.3 13.1-25.1
Robeson 232 137 53.7 45.4-61.7 61 26.0 19.5-33.7 34 20.4 13.9-28.9
Western NC 338 184 51.3 45.1-57.5 92 28.1 22.8-34.1 62 20.6 15.8-26.5
Piedmont NC 509 325 63.1 57.7-68.1 115 21.0 17.2-25.4 69 15.9 12.3-20.3
Eastern NC 432 267 59.2 53.2-64.8 105 25.9 21.0-31.6 60 14.9 11.1-19.7

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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, 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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