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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 6 Demographics

Exercise

What type of physical activity or exercise did you spend the most time doing during the past month?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Walking Gardening Running Weight lifting Other
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,439 2,564 54.6 52.8-56.4 232 4.3 3.7- 5.0 411 11.9 10.6-13.2 177 4.8 4.1- 5.7 1,055 24.4 22.9-26.0
Region 6 339 194 55.1 48.8-61.1 14 3.6 2.1- 6.2 38 13.9 9.9-19.1 16 5.7 3.4- 9.5 77 21.7 17.2-27.1
GENDER
Male 165 72 43.0 34.2-52.3 *** *** *** 28 19.7 13.4-28.1 12 8.9 4.9-15.6 49 26.7 19.9-34.8
Female 174 122 68.6 60.1-75.9 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 28 16.1 10.7-23.6
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 199 109 50.8 43.0-58.7 12 5.0 2.7- 8.9 22 15.4 10.0-23.0 *** *** *** 47 23.4 17.3-30.8
Non-Hispanic Black 88 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 22 20.8 13.0-31.5
Other 46 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 130 59 46.1 36.6-56.0 *** *** *** 31 24.7 17.3-33.9 *** *** *** 28 20.0 13.6-28.5
44-64 123 82 67.2 57.1-75.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 25 20.3 13.2-29.7
65+ 82 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 123 79 62.8 52.4-72.1 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 25 18.9 12.2-28.1
Some College + 216 115 49.6 42.0-57.2 *** *** *** 29 16.6 11.2-23.8 11 6.4 3.4-12.0 52 23.7 18.0-30.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 149 93 61.5 51.9-70.2 *** *** *** 15 10.8 6.2-18.1 *** *** *** 33 23.0 15.9-32.1
$50,000+ 128 64 46.6 37.2-56.1 *** *** *** 19 18.0 11.3-27.5 *** *** *** 30 21.6 15.0-29.9

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*Asked only of those who reported any exercise in the past month.
NOTE: There are 69 exercise categories available for this question. The four categories featured in this table
had highest frequency of any single category.

See Technical Notes for counties in Local Health Director, State and AHEC regions.

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.

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