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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

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
-Western 1,035 340 32.2 28.5-36.0 379 38.4 34.5-42.5 316 29.4 25.8-33.3
GENDER
Male 463 169 34.2 29.0-39.8 163 39.1 33.4-45.0 131 26.7 21.9-32.2
Female 572 171 30.3 25.3-35.7 216 37.9 32.6-43.4 185 31.9 26.8-37.4
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 900 299 32.1 28.2-36.2 328 38.7 34.5-43.0 273 29.3 25.4-33.4
Non-Hispanic Black 31 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 100 *** *** *** *** *** *** 30 26.0 17.1-37.6
AGE
18-34 153 48 30.6 22.5-40.1 76 50.7 41.2-60.2 29 18.7 12.2-27.5
35-44 114 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 154 41 27.6 18.9-38.3 *** *** *** 43 24.5 17.2-33.8
55-64 224 67 31.9 24.8-40.0 77 32.2 25.2-40.2 80 35.9 28.4-44.1
65-74 235 95 40.8 32.9-49.2 82 34.2 26.9-42.3 58 25.0 18.2-33.3
75+ 149 55 34.2 25.8-43.7 31 19.9 13.1-29.0 63 46.0 36.2-56.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 106 *** *** *** 34 27.4 18.4-38.6 *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 284 76 25.6 20.1-32.1 98 36.8 29.7-44.5 110 37.6 30.7-45.1
Some Post-H.S. 290 104 36.5 29.9-43.5 100 39.1 32.1-46.5 86 24.5 19.2-30.7
College Graduate 353 135 35.0 29.3-41.1 147 48.0 41.6-54.5 71 17.0 13.0-21.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 101 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 181 49 30.8 22.2-41.0 60 28.5 21.2-37.0 72 40.7 31.7-50.4
$25,000- 34,999 108 34 27.0 18.5-37.6 *** *** *** 33 31.4 22.0-42.6
$35,000- 49,999 139 48 29.1 20.9-39.0 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 142 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 184 69 38.2 29.6-47.5 80 43.9 35.2-53.1 35 17.9 11.9-26.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 334 79 25.7 19.6-32.9 107 32.8 26.5-39.7 148 41.5 34.7-48.6
No 697 260 35.0 30.5-39.7 270 40.8 36.0-45.7 167 24.2 20.1-28.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 153 67 46.0 36.2-56.0 42 29.4 21.0-39.4 44 24.7 17.3-33.8
Non-Veteran 880 273 30.1 26.2-34.3 337 39.9 35.6-44.3 270 30.0 26.0-34.3
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Regional City or Suburban 250 92 37.3 30.4-44.7 103 40.5 33.5-47.8 55 22.2 16.7-28.9
Rural 785 248 30.2 26.0-34.8 276 37.7 33.0-42.5 261 32.1 27.7-36.9

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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.

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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