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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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
-Piedmont NC 2,951 2,308 78.5 76.8-80.2 643 21.5 19.8-23.2
GENDER
Male 1,342 1,079 80.3 77.8-82.6 263 19.7 17.4-22.2
Female 1,609 1,229 77.0 74.5-79.3 380 23.0 20.7-25.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,895 1,496 78.9 76.6-80.9 399 21.1 19.1-23.4
Non-Hispanic Black 594 446 75.7 71.6-79.4 148 24.3 20.6-28.4
Other 30 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 670 572 84.4 80.8-87.4 98 15.6 12.6-19.2
35-44 436 352 82.7 78.6-86.1 84 17.3 13.9-21.4
45-54 523 412 78.2 73.9-82.0 111 21.8 18.0-26.1
55-64 510 389 75.3 70.8-79.3 121 24.7 20.7-29.2
65-74 477 360 74.2 69.4-78.6 117 25.8 21.4-30.6
75+ 291 188 60.9 53.9-67.5 103 39.1 32.5-46.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 290 181 60.9 54.2-67.1 109 39.1 32.9-45.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 725 506 73.0 69.4-76.4 219 27.0 23.6-30.6
Some Post-H.S. 827 644 80.0 76.7-82.9 183 20.0 17.1-23.3
College Graduate 1,100 969 89.4 87.3-91.2 131 10.6 8.8-12.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 247 161 63.6 56.1-70.4 86 36.4 29.6-43.9
$15,000- 24,999 455 321 71.7 66.8-76.2 134 28.3 23.8-33.2
$25,000- 34,999 267 200 72.7 65.9-78.5 67 27.3 21.5-34.1
$35,000- 49,999 308 238 78.0 72.3-82.8 70 22.0 17.2-27.7
$50,000- 74,999 387 314 81.5 76.8-85.4 73 18.5 14.6-23.2
$75,000+ 789 710 90.6 88.1-92.6 79 9.4 7.4-11.9
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 584 361 60.8 55.9-65.4 223 39.2 34.6-44.1
No 1,926 1,579 82.3 80.3-84.2 347 17.7 15.8-19.7
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 717 461 65.3 61.1-69.3 256 34.7 30.7-38.9
No 2,150 1,788 82.9 80.9-84.7 362 17.1 15.3-19.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 342 276 81.5 76.6-85.6 66 18.5 14.4-23.4
Non-Veteran 2,606 2,030 78.2 76.3-80.0 576 21.8 20.0-23.7
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 1,620 1,330 82.7 80.5-84.7 290 17.3 15.3-19.5
Regional City or Suburban County 754 568 75.9 72.3-79.2 186 24.1 20.8-27.7
Rural 577 410 70.1 65.5-74.4 167 29.9 25.6-34.5
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,625 1,363 84.3 82.2-86.1 262 15.7 13.9-17.8
Unemployed 130 91 71.1 61.6-79.0 39 28.9 21.0-38.4
Retired 714 527 71.9 67.7-75.7 187 28.1 24.3-32.3
Unable to Work 199 100 51.3 43.0-59.5 99 48.7 40.5-57.0
Other not in Labor Force 271 217 80.5 74.2-85.6 54 19.5 14.4-25.8
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 101 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 224 151 66.2 58.6-73.1 73 33.8 26.9-41.4
101% to 150% 392 278 70.8 65.3-75.7 114 29.2 24.3-34.7
151% to 200% 177 130 72.8 64.4-79.8 47 27.2 20.2-35.6
More than 200% 1,498 1,267 85.5 83.5-87.4 231 14.5 12.6-16.5
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 104 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 800 585 72.4 68.7-75.9 215 27.6 24.1-31.3
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 2,047 1,663 81.7 79.7-83.6 384 18.3 16.4-20.3

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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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