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BRFSS Survey Results 2002 for Wake County

Physical Activity

How many days per week do you do these vigorous activities for at least 10 minutes at a time?*

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  Total
Respond.#
1 day 2 days 3-4 days 5-6 days Everyday
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,981 425 21.1 18.5-24.1 531 26.4 23.3-29.6 574 28.4 25.4-31.5 226 13.6 11.1-16.6 225 10.5 8.5-12.9
Wake County 155 28 18.1 12.2-26.0 39 28.3 20.0-38.4 43 22.9 16.5-30.9 24 19.2 12.6-28.3 21 11.5 7.2-17.9
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 117 23 19.8 12.1-30.7 30 23.2 16.0-32.5 36 28.5 20.4-38.4 10 11.2 5.1-22.9 18 17.2 10.7-26.6
Forsyth 141 43 33.4 24.8-43.3 39 25.0 17.9-33.7 38 26.4 19.1-35.2 10 6.7 3.3-12.8 11 8.6 4.4-16.3
Guilford 134 25 21.2 13.8-31.1 38 34.2 24.9-44.9 39 23.2 16.2-32.0 15 10.7 5.8-19.0 17 10.6 6.4-17.3
Henderson/Transylvania 137 24 12.3 7.9-18.5 36 28.6 20.5-38.3 44 32.6 24.1-42.4 14 14.5 8.3-24.2 19 12.1 7.4-19.0
Mecklenburg 153 31 18.8 12.4-27.4 44 31.7 22.0-43.3 43 27.6 19.3-37.8 19 9.1 5.1-15.8 16 12.8 5.6-26.8
Orange 181 34 18.1 12.6-25.4 34 20.0 14.2-27.6 58 30.1 22.9-38.3 26 16.6 11.2-23.8 29 15.2 10.4-21.8
Pitt 137 26 17.4 11.4-25.5 40 32.3 23.6-42.4 41 31.0 21.9-41.9 17 12.9 7.8-20.6 13 6.4 3.5-11.5
Randolph 103 26 22.8 14.7-33.6 29 32.7 22.6-44.7 30 26.2 18.0-36.7 9 7.3 3.3-15.7 9 10.9 4.9-22.7
Robeson 103 26 24.0 15.6-34.8 40 38.8 27.1-52.0 22 23.1 12.2-39.5 4 3.9 1.4-10.6 11 10.1 5.0-19.5
Western NC 172 42 21.5 15.5-29.1 48 25.6 19.0-33.6 46 30.4 22.6-39.6 21 15.2 9.0-24.6 15 7.2 4.2-12.2
Piedmont NC 226 42 20.2 14.3-27.8 64 23.2 17.2-30.5 69 29.9 23.1-37.6 32 17.9 10.9-28.0 19 8.8 5.1-15.0
Eastern NC 222 55 23.1 17.1-30.5 50 24.4 17.5-32.9 65 29.8 23.2-37.5 25 11.1 7.2-16.6 27 11.5 7.4-17.5

Due to the small number of respondents to this question, no further breakdowns are available for Wake County. Please refer to the North Carolina table for statewide breakdowns.

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* This question was asked only of respondents who reported doing vigorous 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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