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BRFSS Survey Results 2002 for Wake County

Risk Factors

Leisure Time Physical Activity *

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,744 4,830 70.5 68.8-72.2 1,914 29.5 27.8-31.2
Wake County 432 349 81.6 76.9-85.5 83 18.4 14.5-23.1
GENDER
Male 184 156 83.3 75.8-88.8 28 16.7 11.2-24.2
Female 248 193 79.7 73.4-84.8 55 20.3 15.2-26.6
RACE
White 312 264 87.0 82.3-90.6 48 13.0 9.4-17.7
Other 118 84 69.6 58.6-78.7 34 30.4 21.3-41.4
AGE
18-44 244 207 83.8 77.3-88.6 37 16.2 11.4-22.7
45+ 184 139 78.0 70.6-84.0 45 22.0 16.0-29.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 111 72 63.5 52.2-73.5 39 36.5 26.5-47.8
Some College + 321 277 88.2 83.7-91.5 44 11.8 8.5-16.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 156 111 71.5 62.1-79.4 45 28.5 20.6-37.9
$50,000+ 177 161 92.5 87.7-95.5 16 7.5 4.5-12.3
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 415 310 74.7 69.3-79.4 105 25.3 20.6-30.7
Forsyth 465 353 77.3 72.8-81.3 112 22.7 18.7-27.2
Guilford 424 316 76.5 70.9-81.2 108 23.5 18.8-29.1
Henderson/Transylvania 475 361 70.3 63.7-76.2 114 29.7 23.8-36.3
Mecklenburg 447 347 75.1 69.0-80.4 100 24.9 19.6-31.0
Orange 441 358 77.5 67.7-85.0 83 22.5 15.0-32.3
Pitt 417 314 78.5 73.7-82.7 103 21.5 17.3-26.3
Randolph 433 289 67.7 61.8-73.0 144 32.3 27.0-38.2
Robeson 445 259 59.1 53.2-64.8 186 40.9 35.2-46.8
Western NC 659 450 70.8 66.5-74.7 209 29.2 25.3-33.5
Piedmont NC 889 585 65.3 61.2-69.1 304 34.7 30.9-38.8
Eastern NC 802 539 68.6 64.5-72.4 263 31.4 27.6-35.5

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*Data in this table were derived from the exercise question.
Yes = Respondents who report any level of physical activity or exercise.
No = Respondents reporting no physical activity or exercise.

#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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