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Regular and Sustained Physical Activity*


Demographic
Groups

Total
Respond.#
Yes
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
No
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3016 560  18.3  (16.8-20.0) 2456  81.7  (80.0-83.2)
GENDER      
Male 1145 225  19.3  (16.8-22.0)  920  80.7  (78.0-83.2)
Female 1871 335  17.4  (15.6-19.4) 1536  82.6  (80.6-84.4)
RACE      
White 2318 451  18.8  (17.1-20.6) 1867  81.2  (79.4-82.9)
African American  593  92  16.9  (13.1-21.5)  501  83.1  (78.5-86.9)
AGE      
18-24  247  45  19.2  (13.7-26.3)  202  80.8  (73.7-86.3)
25-34  543 104  18.8  (15.4-22.7)  439  81.2  (77.3-84.6)
35-44  624 119  17.9  (14.9-21.4)  505  82.1  (78.6-85.1)
45-54  554  97  16.7  (13.5-20.5)  457  83.3  (79.5-86.5)
55-64  408  77  18.4  (14.7-22.7)  331  81.6  (77.3-85.3)
65+  622 114  19.0  (15.8-22.7)  508  81.0  (77.3-84.2)
EDUCATION      
Less Than H.S.  509  48   9.5  ( 6.9-12.8)  461  90.5  (87.2-93.1)
H.S. or G.E.D.  941 150  14.9  (12.6-17.5)  791  85.1  (82.5-87.4)
Some Post-H.S.  756 161  21.3  (17.9-25.1)  595  78.7  (74.9-82.1)
College Graduate  803 200  25.4  (22.1-29.1)  603  74.6  (70.9-77.9)
HOUSEHOLD INCOME      
Less than $15,000  338  46  13.9  (10.1-19.0)  292  86.1  (81.0-89.9)
$15,000- 24,999  557  83  13.3  (10.6-16.7)  474  86.7  (83.3-89.4)
$25,000- 34,999  426  78  17.8  (13.7-22.7)  348  82.2  (77.3-86.3)
$35,000- 49,999  446  85  17.9  (14.3-22.2)  361  82.1  (77.8-85.7)
$50,000+  773 178  21.8  (18.7-25.3)  595  78.2  (74.7-81.3)

*Data in this table were derived from the exercise questions.
Yes = Did physical activity for 30 or more minutes,more times per week, regardless of intensity.
No = No physical activity or less than 30 minutes of activity, 5 or more times per week.
#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50. N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.