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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 8 Demographics

Exercise

Adults that participated in 300 minutes (or vigorous equivalent minutes)
of physical activity per week (CDC calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
300+ minutes 1-300 minutes 0 minutes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,965 1,737 27.8 26.5-29.3 2,484 43.3 41.7-44.8 1,744 28.9 27.5-30.3
Region 8 577 168 27.8 23.8-32.3 228 41.0 36.3-45.8 181 31.2 26.9-35.9
GENDER
Male 240 76 30.7 24.4-37.8 95 39.2 32.4-46.5 69 30.1 23.7-37.4
Female 337 92 24.9 20.0-30.6 133 42.7 36.6-49.1 112 32.4 26.9-38.4
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 382 122 30.9 25.7-36.5 150 41.9 36.2-47.9 110 27.2 22.4-32.6
Non-Hispanic Black 109 22 21.2 13.4-31.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 78 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 184 48 26.4 19.9-34.0 93 48.4 40.5-56.4 43 25.3 18.8-33.0
44-64 222 56 24.5 18.7-31.4 88 39.1 32.0-46.7 78 36.3 29.4-43.9
65+ 167 64 36.9 29.0-45.5 47 27.7 20.7-36.0 56 35.4 27.2-44.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 236 50 22.0 16.4-28.9 79 34.9 28.2-42.4 107 43.0 35.8-50.5
Some College + 339 117 32.8 27.2-38.8 148 46.1 39.9-52.4 74 21.1 16.4-26.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 277 68 25.0 19.6-31.3 106 38.1 31.6-45.0 103 36.9 30.5-43.8
$50,000+ 193 73 32.6 25.4-40.7 91 52.6 44.2-60.9 29 14.8 9.7-21.9

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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.

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