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Level of Physical Activity*


Demographic
Groups

Total
Respond.#
Physically inactive
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
Irregular
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
Regular
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
Regular and vigorous
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3016 962  30.4  (28.6-32.3) 855  29.2  (27.3-31.2) 829  27.9  (26.0-29.8) 370  12.4  (11.1-13.9)
GENDER          
Male 1145 323  27.3  (24.5-30.3) 359  31.6  (28.5-34.8) 315  28.2  (25.2-31.4) 148  12.9  (10.8-15.4)
Female 1871 639  33.3  (31.0-35.8) 496  27.1  (24.8-29.4) 514  27.6  (25.4-29.9) 222  12.0  (10.4-13.8)
RACE          
White 2318 682  28.7  (26.7-30.9) 665  29.2  (27.1-31.4) 661  28.3  (26.2-30.5) 310  13.7  (12.2-15.5)
African American  593 247  37.6  (33.1-42.3) 154  28.8  (24.4-33.6) 141  25.1  (20.9-29.8)  51   8.5  ( 5.9-12.2)
AGE          
18-24  247  56  20.2  (14.9-26.7)  76  29.3  (23.0-36.5)  90  37.9  (30.6-45.8)  25  12.6  ( 7.8-19.7)
25-34  543 145  25.1  (21.3-29.4) 156  31.3  (26.8-36.2) 192  35.4  (30.9-40.1)  50   8.2  ( 6.1-11.0)
35-44  624 169  27.8  (24.1-31.9) 198  32.1  (28.1-36.4) 176  26.6  (23.0-30.5)  81  13.5  (10.7-17.0)
45-54  554 194  35.7  (31.3-40.4) 153  27.3  (23.3-31.7) 129  23.1  (19.4-27.4)  78  13.8  (10.9-17.4)
55-64  408 156  38.7  (33.6-44.0) 100  25.4  (21.0-30.3)  98  23.2  (19.1-27.9)  54  12.7  ( 9.7-16.6)
65+  622 240  36.6  (32.6-40.8) 166  27.9  (24.2-32.0) 136  21.4  (18.1-25.1)  80  14.1  (11.3-17.5)
EDUCATION          
Less Than H.S.  509 260  48.4  (43.1-53.7) 142  28.6  (24.0-33.6)  92  20.0  (15.5-25.4)  15   3.1  ( 1.8- 5.4)
H.S. or G.E.D.  941 336  34.9  (31.5-38.4) 275  30.6  (27.3-34.1) 254  26.4  (23.3-29.7)  76   8.2  ( 6.3-10.4)
Some Post-H.S.  756 211  27.0  (23.5-30.8) 201  26.2  (22.8-30.0) 218  29.2  (25.5-33.2) 126  17.5  (14.3-21.3)
College Graduate  803 151  16.3  (13.8-19.2) 236  31.2  (27.4-35.2) 264  33.7  (30.1-37.6) 152  18.8  (15.9-22.0)
HOUSEHOLD INCOME          
Less than $15,000  338 159  45.7  (39.7-51.9)  89  25.7  (20.7-31.4)  72  22.4  (17.5-28.1)  18   6.2  ( 3.7-10.4)
$15,000- 24,999  557 233  39.5  (34.8-44.3) 152  29.9  (25.5-34.6) 134  24.6  (20.3-29.5)  38   6.0  ( 4.2- 8.5)
$25,000- 34,999  426 128  30.6  (25.7-36.0) 121  26.7  (22.3-31.6) 123  31.2  (26.2-36.8)  54  11.5  ( 8.5-15.4)
$35,000- 49,999  446 124  28.0  (23.6-32.9) 127  31.8  (26.6-37.4) 134  27.6  (23.3-32.4)  61  12.6  ( 9.6-16.5)
$50,000+  773 155  20.2  (17.1-23.7) 236  30.7  (27.0-34.6) 241  30.8  (27.2-34.7) 141  18.3  (15.2-21.9)

*Data in this table were derived from the exercise questions. Physically inactive: No reported activity.Irregular activity: Any physical activity or pair of activities done for less than 20 minutes or less than three times per week.Regular activity: Any physical activity or pair of activities done for a total of 20 or more minutes three or more times per week, at less than 50% of functional cardiorespiratory.Regular and vigorous activity: Any physical activity or pair of physical activities that requires rhythmic contraction of large muscle groups at 50% of functional cardiorespiratory conditioning capacity for 20 or more minutes three 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.