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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

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Physical Activity Categories (CDC calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
Highly active Active Insufficently active Inactive
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,965 1,737 27.8 26.5-29.3 1,189 20.0 18.8-21.3 1,295 23.3 22.0-24.6 1,744 28.9 27.5-30.3
-Piedmont 3,003 844 26.8 25.0-28.7 646 20.8 19.1-22.5 702 24.7 22.9-26.6 811 27.7 25.8-29.6
GENDER
Male 1,267 363 27.9 25.1-30.9 283 21.3 18.8-23.9 289 23.9 21.3-26.8 332 27.0 24.2-29.9
Female 1,736 481 25.9 23.6-28.4 363 20.4 18.2-22.7 413 25.4 23.0-27.9 479 28.3 25.9-30.9
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,954 589 28.1 25.9-30.5 440 22.6 20.4-24.9 444 24.2 22.1-26.5 481 25.1 22.9-27.4
Non-Hispanic Black 607 139 23.5 19.7-27.9 123 18.4 15.2-22.1 148 24.6 20.7-28.8 197 33.5 29.2-38.2
Other 412 105 25.1 20.3-30.8 76 16.2 12.6-20.4 106 27.5 22.5-33.1 125 31.2 26.2-36.7
AGE
18-34 605 155 25.7 21.9-30.0 147 23.4 19.7-27.6 189 30.9 26.9-35.3 114 20.0 16.5-24.0
35-44 482 107 22.7 18.6-27.3 105 20.8 17.1-25.0 144 30.4 26.0-35.2 126 26.2 22.0-30.7
45-54 579 146 25.6 21.8-29.8 133 23.1 19.4-27.1 147 23.6 20.1-27.6 153 27.7 23.7-32.0
55-64 562 154 24.0 20.4-28.0 118 19.7 16.4-23.5 117 21.1 17.5-25.2 173 35.2 30.7-40.0
65-74 476 176 38.0 33.1-43.2 102 17.8 14.4-21.7 75 15.3 12.1-19.3 123 28.9 24.0-34.2
75+ 286 106 35.3 29.1-42.0 41 12.5 9.0-17.1 30 11.8 7.8-17.5 109 40.4 34.0-47.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 294 52 19.5 14.6-25.6 43 14.7 10.1-21.0 64 21.9 16.8-28.2 135 43.8 37.3-50.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 725 191 25.2 21.8-28.9 128 18.2 15.1-21.7 147 22.3 18.9-26.1 259 34.4 30.5-38.5
Some Post-H.S. 778 206 27.4 23.8-31.3 155 19.4 16.4-22.7 182 25.1 21.8-28.8 235 28.1 24.7-31.8
College Graduate 1,195 393 31.1 28.3-34.0 319 27.3 24.6-30.2 307 27.6 24.8-30.5 176 14.0 12.0-16.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 243 42 19.0 13.7-25.8 42 15.1 10.7-20.8 64 26.0 20.0-33.1 95 39.9 32.7-47.6
$15,000- 24,999 451 108 23.4 19.0-28.6 82 17.3 13.6-21.7 93 23.6 19.2-28.7 168 35.7 30.7-40.9
$25,000- 34,999 264 88 30.7 24.1-38.1 49 16.4 11.9-22.2 58 24.8 18.7-32.1 69 28.1 21.9-35.2
$35,000- 49,999 322 93 27.0 21.7-33.0 72 22.7 17.7-28.5 73 23.5 18.2-29.7 84 26.8 21.6-32.8
$50,000- 74,999 368 97 25.2 20.5-30.5 79 20.6 15.8-26.4 98 27.3 22.3-32.8 94 26.9 21.9-32.7
$75,000+ 786 257 29.8 26.5-33.4 214 27.4 24.1-31.1 207 28.2 24.8-32.0 108 14.5 11.9-17.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 671 139 19.9 16.6-23.6 92 12.5 9.9-15.7 143 22.2 18.8-26.1 297 45.4 41.0-49.9
No 2,323 702 28.7 26.6-30.9 552 23.0 21.0-25.0 559 25.4 23.4-27.6 510 23.0 21.0-25.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 321 106 30.6 25.2-36.7 64 19.1 14.8-24.2 58 21.5 16.6-27.5 93 28.8 23.5-34.8
Non-Veteran 2,675 734 26.4 24.4-28.4 581 21.0 19.2-22.9 642 25.0 23.1-27.0 718 27.6 25.7-29.7
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 1,613 454 26.9 24.5-29.5 370 22.8 20.5-25.3 417 26.9 24.5-29.5 372 23.3 21.0-25.8
Regional City or Suburban 803 224 26.5 23.1-30.3 163 19.7 16.7-23.1 172 22.9 19.7-26.5 244 30.9 27.2-34.7
Rural 587 166 27.1 23.0-31.5 113 16.9 13.6-20.8 113 21.1 17.2-25.6 195 35.0 30.4-39.8

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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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