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Data for Percentage of Adults Getting the Recommended Amount of Physical Activity for Select Counties, 2009

Selected Counties Percentage of Adults Lower Limit Upper Limit
Alamance 47.9% 38.7% 57.2%
Buncombe 53.6% 47.2% 59.9%
Cabarrus 45.2% 37.3% 53.3%
Catawba 40.6% 33.7% 47.9%
Cumberland 50.0% 43.1% 56.9%
Davidson 45.5% 38.8% 52.3%
Durham 42.9% 36.0% 50.1%
Forsyth 42.1% 35.3% 49.2%
Gaston 45.2% 38.1% 52.6%
Guilford 48.0% 40.0% 56.1%
Iredell 48.9% 41.8% 56.1%
Johnston 44.0% 36.9% 51.4%
Mecklenburg 46.5% 41.1% 52.0%
New Hanover 53.9% 45.9% 61.7%
Onslow 56.6% 50.0% 63.0%
Orange 44.5% 38.1% 51.0%
Pitt 42.3% 34.9% 50.0%
Randolph 52.1% 44.5% 59.7%
Robeson 31.9% 25.6% 39.0%
Rowan 39.4% 32.9% 46.3%
Union 55.2% 47.7% 62.5%
Wake 47.4% 41.6% 53.4%
Wayne 43.7% 36.4% 51.2%

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Definition

Adults are counted as meeting the recommendation if they indicate that they engage in moderate physical activity for 30 or more minutes per day, five or more days per week or vigorous physical activity for 20 or more minutes per day, three or more days per week.

How We Calculated the Rates

Numerator: Number of adults aged 18 years and older who report meeting the physical activity recommendations.
Denominator: Number of adults aged 18 years and older responding to the BRFSS survey

Date Indicator Content Last Updated: 01/20/2012


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