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2007 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Physical Activity-AFRICAN AMERICANS

Now, thinking about the moderate physical activities you do when you are not working in a usual week,
do you do moderate activities for at least 10 minutes at a time such as
brisk walking, bicycling,vacuuming, gardening, or anything else that cause s small increases in breathing or heart rate?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2,119 1,594 77.0 74.5-79.4 525 23.0 20.6-25.5
GENDER
Male 652 488 79.3 75.0-83.0 164 20.7 17.0-25.0
Female 1,467 1,106 75.1 71.9-78.0 361 24.9 22.0-28.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 20 15 63.1 32.3-85.9 5 36.9 14.1-67.7
-English Speaking 20 15 63.1 32.3-85.9 5 36.9 14.1-67.7
Non-Hispanic 2,091 1,575 77.1 74.5-79.5 516 22.9 20.5-25.5
AGE
18-24 99 73 79.7 69.9-86.9 26 20.3 13.1-30.1
25-34 260 207 81.8 74.7-87.3 53 18.2 12.7-25.3
35-44 356 285 81.1 75.4-85.7 71 18.9 14.3-24.6
45-54 453 349 77.6 72.1-82.2 104 22.4 17.8-27.9
55-64 447 341 76.6 71.0-81.4 106 23.4 18.6-29.0
65-74 310 222 67.9 60.7-74.4 88 32.1 25.6-39.3
75+ 180 109 59.0 49.4-67.9 71 41.0 32.1-50.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 431 270 66.2 59.1-72.6 161 33.8 27.4-40.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 714 524 75.3 70.7-79.4 190 24.7 20.6-29.3
Some Post-H.S. 565 447 80.7 75.9-84.8 118 19.3 15.2-24.1
College Graduate 407 352 85.3 80.2-89.2 55 14.7 10.8-19.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 352 234 68.6 61.6-74.9 118 31.4 25.1-38.4
$15,000- 24,999 476 347 77.2 71.6-81.9 129 22.8 18.1-28.4
$25,000- 34,999 312 246 77.6 70.2-83.7 66 22.4 16.3-29.8
$35,000- 49,999 286 231 80.1 72.5-85.9 55 19.9 14.1-27.5
$50,000-74,999 209 179 83.6 76.0-89.2 30 16.4 10.8-24.0
$75,000+ 168 144 86.4 78.8-91.6 24 13.6 8.4-21.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 799 532 68.3 63.3-72.8 267 31.7 27.2-36.7
No 1,239 1,004 81.7 78.6-84.4 235 18.3 15.6-21.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 274 209 79.3 72.8-84.6 65 20.7 15.4-27.2
Non-Veteran 1,845 1,385 76.7 73.9-79.3 460 23.3 20.7-26.1

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*If a respondent reported less than 10 mins activity/week for the next phy. activity quest., that respondent was counted in NO category

^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

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