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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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
-Piedmont 3,153 2,381 75.0 73.2-76.7 772 25.0 23.3-26.8
GENDER
Male 1,331 1,020 75.9 73.1-78.5 311 24.1 21.5-26.9
Female 1,822 1,361 74.2 71.7-76.5 461 25.8 23.5-28.3
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 2,052 1,591 77.1 74.9-79.2 461 22.9 20.8-25.1
Non-Hispanic Black 634 448 70.0 65.6-74.1 186 30.0 25.9-34.4
Other 423 306 71.7 66.4-76.4 117 28.3 23.6-33.6
AGE
18-34 626 521 82.3 78.5-85.5 105 17.7 14.5-21.5
35-44 492 377 76.8 72.4-80.6 115 23.2 19.4-27.6
45-54 597 454 74.8 70.6-78.6 143 25.2 21.4-29.4
55-64 581 410 66.5 61.8-70.9 171 33.5 29.1-38.2
65-74 498 378 73.2 68.0-77.8 120 26.8 22.2-32.0
75+ 316 211 64.5 58.2-70.4 105 35.5 29.6-41.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 313 185 60.9 54.5-67.0 128 39.1 33.0-45.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 768 520 69.0 65.1-72.6 248 31.0 27.4-34.9
Some Post-H.S. 824 597 74.4 70.9-77.6 227 25.6 22.4-29.1
College Graduate 1,229 1,066 87.5 85.4-89.4 163 12.5 10.6-14.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 258 170 66.1 58.8-72.8 88 33.9 27.2-41.2
$15,000- 24,999 474 314 67.9 62.8-72.5 160 32.1 27.5-37.2
$25,000- 34,999 272 204 73.1 66.2-79.1 68 26.9 20.9-33.8
$35,000- 49,999 338 256 74.7 68.9-79.7 82 25.3 20.3-31.1
$50,000- 74,999 379 292 75.9 70.4-80.7 87 24.1 19.3-29.6
$75,000+ 804 703 86.7 83.8-89.3 101 13.3 10.7-16.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 721 434 59.0 54.7-63.2 287 41.0 36.8-45.3
No 2,422 1,941 79.3 77.4-81.2 481 20.7 18.8-22.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 347 261 75.5 70.0-80.3 86 24.5 19.7-30.0
Non-Veteran 2,794 2,108 74.8 72.9-76.7 686 25.2 23.3-27.1
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 1,698 1,343 78.8 76.4-81.0 355 21.2 19.0-23.6
Regional City or Suburban 836 605 71.9 68.2-75.3 231 28.1 24.7-31.8
Rural 619 433 69.1 64.5-73.3 186 30.9 26.7-35.5

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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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