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BRFSS Survey Results 2002 for Wake County

NC Physical Activity

In the past week, how much time did you spend walking or bicycling for transportation, such as to and from work or shopping?*

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  Total
Respond.#
None Less than 60 minutes 60-119 minutes 2-4 hours More than 4 hours
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,434 5,485 85.7 84.4-87.0 372 5.5 4.7- 6.3 244 3.5 2.9- 4.2 260 4.1 3.3- 5.0 73 1.3 0.9- 1.8
Wake County 409 341 81.5 76.4-85.6 36 9.6 6.7-13.6 14 3.5 2.0- 6.1 14 4.6 2.4- 8.6 4 0.8 0.3- 2.2
GENDER
Male 177 145 82.0 74.6-87.7 15 8.7 5.1-14.6 8 3.8 1.8- 7.8 8 5.1 2.2-11.5 1 0.3 0.0- 2.1
Female 232 196 80.8 73.5-86.5 21 10.7 6.7-16.7 6 3.1 1.2- 7.5 6 4.0 1.4-10.6 3 1.4 0.4- 4.4
RACE
White 301 251 81.6 75.7-86.4 26 8.7 5.8-12.9 9 2.9 1.4- 5.8 11 5.5 2.7-11.2 4 1.2 0.4- 3.1
Other 106 88 80.9 70.2-88.4 10 11.8 5.9-22.2 5 4.8 1.8-11.9 3 2.5 0.8- 7.6 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 230 182 77.7 70.6-83.5 22 9.8 6.2-15.2 11 4.7 2.5- 8.7 12 6.8 3.4-13.0 3 1.0 0.3- 3.2
45+ 175 157 88.6 81.8-93.0 13 8.8 4.9-15.4 2 1.2 0.3- 4.5 2 1.0 0.2- 4.7 1 0.5 0.1- 3.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 103 88 84.1 73.2-91.1 9 9.7 4.3-20.1 4 4.8 1.6-13.3 1 0.8 0.1- 5.3 1 0.7 0.1- 4.6
Some College + 306 253 80.6 74.6-85.4 27 9.6 6.5-14.0 10 3.0 1.6- 5.7 13 6.0 3.1-11.3 3 0.9 0.3- 2.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 145 119 78.1 67.9-85.8 16 13.0 7.4-21.9 6 4.0 1.6- 9.9 3 4.4 1.1-15.6 1 0.5 0.1- 3.2
$50,000+ 172 139 81.2 74.2-86.7 14 7.8 4.5-12.9 7 4.7 2.2- 9.7 9 4.8 2.4- 9.4 3 1.5 0.5- 4.8
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 398 338 83.0 77.9-87.2 27 7.4 4.6-11.6 10 3.0 1.5- 5.9 21 6.1 3.8- 9.7 2 0.5 0.1- 2.1
Forsyth 448 390 86.5 82.1-89.9 29 6.2 4.0- 9.5 8 1.8 0.8- 4.0 14 3.2 1.8- 5.5 7 2.3 0.9- 5.6
Guilford 406 344 79.6 73.3-84.7 25 7.8 4.8-12.3 16 4.9 2.9- 8.4 17 6.3 3.1-12.2 4 1.4 0.5- 4.1
Henderson/Transylvania 457 389 86.4 82.5-89.6 17 3.3 1.9- 5.7 21 4.1 2.5- 6.5 26 5.5 3.5- 8.4 4 0.7 0.3- 2.1
Mecklenburg 433 373 85.2 80.3-89.0 28 6.4 4.3- 9.4 18 3.6 2.0- 6.3 11 4.4 2.1- 8.8 3 0.5 0.1- 1.7
Orange 423 311 70.1 63.5-75.9 40 10.1 7.0-14.4 31 8.1 5.1-12.6 36 10.2 6.8-15.0 5 1.5 0.5- 4.4
Pitt 402 329 80.0 74.4-84.7 23 6.9 4.0-11.5 26 5.9 3.8- 9.0 16 5.5 3.2- 9.3 8 1.7 0.8- 3.7
Randolph 410 365 85.6 77.4-91.2 15 3.5 2.1- 6.0 12 3.6 1.8- 6.9 16 6.7 2.5-16.9 2 0.6 0.1- 2.2
Robeson 413 350 82.0 76.0-86.8 30 7.8 4.9-12.3 15 4.6 2.3- 8.9 10 3.6 1.4- 8.5 8 2.0 0.9- 4.6
Western NC 628 553 88.6 85.5-91.1 27 4.4 2.9- 6.6 22 3.2 2.0- 5.1 20 2.7 1.7- 4.4 6 1.0 0.4- 2.8
Piedmont NC 849 742 89.0 86.4-91.2 42 4.4 3.1- 6.3 23 2.5 1.5- 4.0 32 2.8 1.9- 4.2 10 1.3 0.7- 2.6
Eastern NC 758 660 85.2 81.7-88.2 33 4.4 2.9- 6.5 28 4.1 2.7- 6.2 27 4.6 2.9- 7.2 10 1.7 0.8- 3.4

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* This question was asked only of respondents who reported having leisure time activity and reported some type of exercise. The respondents reporting no leisure time activity for this question are excluded
First five most frequent response categories presented here. OTHER category was formed from the remaining responses.

#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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