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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western 1,082 775 72.4 68.7-75.9 307 27.6 24.1-31.3
GENDER
Male 477 351 74.9 69.5-79.6 126 25.1 20.4-30.5
Female 605 424 70.2 64.9-75.1 181 29.8 24.9-35.1
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 935 670 72.5 68.4-76.2 265 27.5 23.8-31.6
Non-Hispanic Black 37 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 105 76 75.8 64.7-84.2 29 24.2 15.8-35.3
AGE
18-34 157 133 83.8 75.1-89.8 24 16.2 10.2-24.9
35-44 117 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 160 117 76.2 67.1-83.3 43 23.8 16.7-32.9
55-64 232 152 65.1 57.1-72.4 80 34.9 27.6-42.9
65-74 248 191 77.3 69.4-83.6 57 22.7 16.4-30.6
75+ 157 96 57.2 47.3-66.6 61 42.8 33.4-52.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 113 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 301 194 64.9 57.7-71.5 107 35.1 28.5-42.3
Some Post-H.S. 299 214 76.8 70.7-81.9 85 23.2 18.1-29.3
College Graduate 366 300 85.4 80.9-88.9 66 14.6 11.1-19.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 108 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 191 123 63.7 54.3-72.2 68 36.3 27.8-45.7
$25,000- 34,999 110 78 70.2 59.2-79.3 32 29.8 20.7-40.8
$35,000- 49,999 145 107 72.7 61.3-81.8 38 27.3 18.2-38.7
$50,000- 74,999 145 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 189 154 82.4 74.4-88.4 35 17.6 11.6-25.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 349 204 61.1 54.2-67.6 145 38.9 32.4-45.8
No 728 567 77.2 72.7-81.2 161 22.8 18.8-27.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 155 113 76.6 67.5-83.8 42 23.4 16.2-32.5
Non-Veteran 925 662 71.9 67.8-75.7 263 28.1 24.3-32.2
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Regional City or Suburban 256 206 80.4 74.0-85.5 50 19.6 14.5-26.0
Rural 826 569 69.5 64.9-73.7 257 30.5 26.3-35.1

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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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