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BRFSS Survey Results 2002 for Wake County

Physical Activity

On days when you do moderate activities for at least 10 minutes at a time, how much total time per day do you spend doing these activities?*

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  Total
Respond.#
10-20 minutes 21-30 minutes 31-60 minutes 1-2 hours More than 2 hours
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,930 842 16.1 14.7-17.7 1,623 31.5 29.5-33.5 1,543 32.6 30.5-34.7 534 11.5 10.2-12.9 388 8.3 7.2- 9.5
Wake County 351 55 14.7 11.1-19.3 127 36.5 30.5-43.0 119 33.8 28.2-39.9 31 9.9 6.5-14.9 19 5.0 3.1- 7.9
GENDER
Male 149 21 14.8 9.4-22.4 43 31.9 23.3-42.0 55 32.1 24.5-40.7 19 14.7 8.7-23.7 11 6.6 3.6-11.8
Female 202 34 14.7 10.3-20.5 84 41.5 33.9-49.6 64 35.7 28.2-44.0 12 4.8 2.6- 8.6 8 3.2 1.5- 6.7
RACE
White 263 43 15.7 11.4-21.2 93 34.9 28.5-41.8 91 34.6 28.4-41.5 24 10.5 6.3-17.0 12 4.3 2.4- 7.8
Other 86 12 12.4 6.4-22.6 34 41.3 28.8-55.1 27 31.6 21.2-44.3 7 8.5 3.9-17.7 6 6.1 2.6-13.5
AGE
18-44 214 30 12.6 8.5-18.3 77 38.5 30.6-47.0 73 32.6 25.6-40.6 21 11.4 6.8-18.4 13 4.9 2.7- 8.8
45+ 135 24 18.1 11.8-26.6 49 32.6 24.4-41.9 46 37.1 28.4-46.6 10 7.2 3.4-14.4 6 5.1 2.2-11.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 83 13 10.9 6.0-19.2 35 49.6 37.3-62.0 26 30.8 20.6-43.2 4 3.0 1.1- 8.3 5 5.6 2.2-13.8
Some College + 268 42 15.9 11.5-21.5 92 32.5 25.9-40.0 93 34.8 28.3-41.9 27 12.0 7.7-18.4 14 4.8 2.7- 8.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 118 20 13.2 8.2-20.6 42 35.6 26.0-46.5 38 35.2 25.8-45.8 9 7.9 3.0-19.3 9 8.1 4.1-15.4
$50,000+ 163 25 15.7 10.3-23.1 60 38.6 29.8-48.2 59 33.8 26.1-42.4 13 8.5 4.8-14.4 6 3.5 1.5- 8.0
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 317 57 17.6 13.1-23.3 122 36.3 30.3-42.7 89 28.8 23.3-35.1 26 9.4 5.9-14.6 23 7.9 5.0-12.2
Forsyth 358 66 17.7 13.7-22.7 110 31.2 25.8-37.1 110 29.6 24.1-35.6 48 14.3 10.6-19.1 24 7.2 4.7-10.8
Guilford 310 49 15.2 11.1-20.4 107 31.8 25.9-38.3 104 33.1 27.1-39.7 27 12.6 7.6-20.0 23 7.4 4.3-12.5
Henderson/Transylvania 364 58 13.4 10.1-17.7 96 27.8 22.1-34.3 126 35.3 29.6-41.4 49 14.5 10.6-19.4 35 9.1 6.3-13.0
Mecklenburg 347 73 19.0 14.5-24.6 116 29.4 24.0-35.4 109 33.7 26.8-41.4 34 9.9 6.7-14.4 15 7.9 4.5-13.5
Orange 364 50 12.6 9.3-16.9 138 38.3 32.7-44.3 122 34.0 28.6-39.9 33 9.2 6.3-13.3 21 5.9 3.5- 9.7
Pitt 303 46 14.6 10.6-19.8 96 31.7 24.7-39.7 109 35.0 28.5-42.1 30 10.5 7.1-15.2 22 8.1 5.2-12.5
Randolph 290 52 16.2 11.3-22.6 94 28.4 22.3-35.4 88 29.8 23.8-36.7 31 16.4 9.1-27.8 25 9.1 5.8-14.0
Robeson 284 55 18.4 13.7-24.3 85 30.2 23.2-38.2 70 22.1 16.7-28.5 37 13.5 9.5-18.9 37 15.9 10.7-23.0
Western NC 460 66 13.4 10.1-17.5 147 30.7 26.0-35.9 132 28.7 24.2-33.8 64 14.9 11.3-19.3 51 12.3 8.8-16.9
Piedmont NC 610 108 15.7 12.7-19.3 190 29.9 25.5-34.8 191 32.4 27.9-37.2 64 11.3 8.6-14.8 57 10.7 8.1-13.9
Eastern NC 572 107 17.2 14.0-21.0 195 31.7 27.4-36.4 174 34.4 29.6-39.5 60 10.8 8.1-14.2 36 5.9 4.0- 8.5

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* This question was asked only of respondents who reported doing moderate activities at least 10 minutes at a time.

#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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