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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Exercise

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 6,278 4,607 73.8 72.5-75.1 1,671 26.2 24.9-27.5
-Eastern 2,043 1,451 72.0 69.6-74.4 592 28.0 25.6-30.4
GENDER
Male 865 634 72.9 69.1-76.4 231 27.1 23.6-30.9
Female 1,178 817 71.2 68.0-74.2 361 28.8 25.8-32.0
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,275 914 72.4 69.3-75.4 361 27.6 24.6-30.7
Non-Hispanic Black 517 357 71.8 66.8-76.4 160 28.2 23.6-33.2
Other 222 161 71.7 64.2-78.2 61 28.3 21.8-35.8
AGE
18-34 362 296 80.2 75.1-84.5 66 19.8 15.5-24.9
35-44 277 200 70.9 64.0-77.0 77 29.1 23.0-36.0
45-54 346 248 68.1 62.0-73.7 98 31.9 26.3-38.0
55-64 459 321 69.7 64.5-74.4 138 30.3 25.6-35.5
65-74 344 239 70.1 64.0-75.6 105 29.9 24.4-36.0
75+ 234 133 57.7 49.8-65.3 101 42.3 34.7-50.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 227 128 61.0 53.2-68.4 99 39.0 31.6-46.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 641 414 68.2 63.6-72.3 227 31.8 27.7-36.4
Some Post-H.S. 616 444 73.4 69.0-77.3 172 26.6 22.7-31.0
College Graduate 555 462 85.3 81.8-88.3 93 14.7 11.7-18.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 206 131 68.0 60.0-75.1 75 32.0 24.9-40.0
$15,000- 24,999 365 243 69.7 63.7-75.1 122 30.3 24.9-36.3
$25,000- 34,999 175 119 65.7 56.2-74.2 56 34.3 25.8-43.8
$35,000- 49,999 231 170 72.9 65.1-79.5 61 27.1 20.5-34.9
$50,000- 74,999 269 208 77.6 70.9-83.1 61 22.4 16.9-29.1
$75,000+ 386 317 82.6 77.7-86.6 69 17.4 13.4-22.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 631 382 62.6 57.9-67.2 249 37.4 32.8-42.1
No 1,404 1,064 75.8 73.0-78.5 340 24.2 21.5-27.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 344 258 75.8 70.1-80.7 86 24.2 19.3-29.9
Non-Veteran 1,695 1,189 71.2 68.4-73.8 506 28.8 26.2-31.6
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 153 119 77.6 68.6-84.5 34 22.4 15.5-31.4
Regional City or Suburban 282 202 73.2 66.9-78.7 80 26.8 21.3-33.1
Rural 1,608 1,130 71.3 68.4-74.0 478 28.7 26.0-31.6

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2015 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2015 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.

**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, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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