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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Exercise-African Americans

During the past month, other than your regular job, did you participate in any physical activities or exercises
such as running, calisthenics, golf, gardening, or walking for exercise?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 7,281 5,493 76.8 75.6-77.9 1,788 23.2 22.1-24.4
-African Americans 1,436 1,015 71.2 68.3-73.9 421 28.8 26.1-31.7
GENDER
Male 529 371 71.8 67.2-76.0 158 28.2 24.0-32.8
Female 907 644 70.7 67.0-74.1 263 29.3 25.9-33.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 33 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,400 987 71.0 68.1-73.8 413 29.0 26.2-31.9
AGE
18-34 291 217 74.8 68.8-79.9 74 25.2 20.1-31.2
35-44 207 159 75.7 68.5-81.6 48 24.3 18.4-31.5
45-54 264 188 73.0 66.8-78.4 76 27.0 21.6-33.2
55-64 308 220 69.8 63.5-75.4 88 30.2 24.6-36.5
65-74 219 143 63.0 55.1-70.3 76 37.0 29.7-44.9
75+ 127 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 215 123 59.0 50.8-66.7 92 41.0 33.3-49.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 477 306 64.2 59.0-69.1 171 35.8 30.9-41.0
Some Post-H.S. 393 283 75.7 70.8-80.1 110 24.3 19.9-29.2
College Graduate 349 301 88.3 84.1-91.4 48 11.7 8.6-15.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 286 177 63.0 56.1-69.4 109 37.0 30.6-43.9
$15,000- 24,999 311 201 62.8 56.1-69.0 110 37.2 31.0-43.9
$25,000- 34,999 148 107 72.1 62.9-79.7 41 27.9 20.3-37.1
$35,000- 49,999 169 122 73.6 65.5-80.3 47 26.4 19.7-34.5
$50,000- 74,999 115 93 83.4 73.9-90.0 22 16.6 10.0-26.1
$75,000+ 147 132 90.9 84.7-94.8 15 9.1 5.2-15.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 384 219 57.4 51.4-63.2 165 42.6 36.8-48.6
No 980 749 76.1 72.7-79.1 231 23.9 20.9-27.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 168 125 74.7 66.6-81.3 43 25.3 18.7-33.4
Non-Veteran 1,263 887 70.7 67.6-73.7 376 29.3 26.3-32.4
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 777 521 66.6 62.4-70.5 256 33.4 29.5-37.6
No 659 494 76.2 72.3-79.7 165 23.8 20.3-27.7

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2014 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2014 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = 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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