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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern 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 6,527 4,925 76.7 75.4-78.0 1,602 23.3 22.0-24.6
-Eastern NC 2,337 1,694 74.3 72.1-76.4 643 25.7 23.6-27.9
GENDER
Male 1,086 827 77.0 73.8-80.0 259 23.0 20.0-26.2
Female 1,251 867 71.7 68.5-74.7 384 28.3 25.3-31.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,401 1,028 75.5 72.7-78.2 373 24.5 21.8-27.3
Non-Hispanic Black 630 442 71.1 66.3-75.5 188 28.9 24.5-33.7
Other 65 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 484 402 84.2 80.0-87.6 82 15.8 12.4-20.0
35-44 298 226 76.4 70.0-81.8 72 23.6 18.2-30.0
45-54 360 247 67.6 61.4-73.3 113 32.4 26.7-38.6
55-64 495 359 74.8 70.0-79.1 136 25.2 20.9-30.0
65-74 443 308 66.0 60.4-71.2 135 34.0 28.8-39.6
75+ 239 144 59.1 51.4-66.5 95 40.9 33.5-48.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 262 163 66.0 58.6-72.7 99 34.0 27.3-41.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 726 474 67.5 63.2-71.5 252 32.5 28.5-36.8
Some Post-H.S. 701 521 78.2 74.6-81.5 180 21.8 18.5-25.4
College Graduate 641 532 85.0 81.5-87.9 109 15.0 12.1-18.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 245 147 58.0 49.7-65.9 98 42.0 34.1-50.3
$15,000- 24,999 377 246 70.4 64.6-75.6 131 29.6 24.4-35.4
$25,000- 34,999 231 153 71.3 63.9-77.8 78 28.7 22.2-36.1
$35,000- 49,999 337 241 73.0 66.6-78.5 96 27.0 21.5-33.4
$50,000- 74,999 271 218 78.7 71.8-84.3 53 21.3 15.7-28.2
$75,000+ 439 379 87.3 83.2-90.5 60 12.7 9.5-16.8
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 660 382 59.4 54.6-64.0 278 40.6 36.0-45.4
No 1,430 1,114 79.0 76.3-81.5 316 21.0 18.5-23.7
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 744 430 60.3 55.8-64.6 314 39.7 35.4-44.2
No 1,526 1,218 81.0 78.4-83.3 308 19.0 16.7-21.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 439 330 78.0 73.2-82.2 109 22.0 17.8-26.8
Non-Veteran 1,898 1,364 73.5 71.0-75.9 534 26.5 24.1-29.0
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 151 114 76.9 68.7-83.4 37 23.1 16.6-31.3
Regional City or Suburban County 407 308 78.1 73.4-82.2 99 21.9 17.8-26.6
Rural 1,780 1,273 73.2 70.5-75.8 507 26.8 24.2-29.5
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,148 895 79.6 76.6-82.3 253 20.4 17.7-23.4
Unemployed 96 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 639 444 67.2 62.6-71.5 195 32.8 28.5-37.4
Unable to Work 275 147 54.5 47.0-61.9 128 45.5 38.1-53.0
Other not in Labor Force 169 136 81.8 74.1-87.7 33 18.2 12.3-25.9
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 81 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 222 140 66.9 59.1-73.8 82 33.1 26.2-40.9
101% to 150% 366 232 66.7 60.3-72.5 134 33.3 27.5-39.7
151% to 200% 171 113 71.4 62.6-78.9 58 28.6 21.1-37.4
More than 200% 1,037 826 80.6 77.5-83.4 211 19.4 16.6-22.5
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 811 566 72.1 67.8-76.1 245 27.9 23.9-32.2
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,091 800 75.1 71.9-78.0 291 24.9 22.0-28.1
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 436 329 75.7 70.7-80.1 107 24.3 19.9-29.3

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2016
are NOT comparable to 2010 and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

1Disability Status will be replaced by Functional Disability in 2017. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

2Based on the North Carolina Rural Centerís classification. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

3Based on 2016 U.S Census Bureau poverty threshold incomes. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

4NC Dept. of Commerce County Tier Classification, based on respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for 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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