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Are you using physical activity or exercise to lose weight or keep from gaining weight?*


Demographic
Groups

Total
Respond.#
Yes
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
No
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2356 1178  50.6  (48.2-53.0) 1178  49.4  (47.0-51.8)
GENDER      
Male  825  398  48.5  (44.5-52.5)  427  51.5  (47.5-55.5)
Female 1531  780  52.3  (49.5-55.1)  751  47.7  (44.9-50.5)
RACE      
White 1821  920  50.2  (47.6-52.9)  901  49.8  (47.1-52.4)
African American  455  217  51.9  (46.2-57.6)  238  48.1  (42.4-53.8)
AGE      
18-24  182  117  65.6  (56.4-73.8)   65  34.4  (26.2-43.6)
25-34  417  249  59.1  (53.5-64.4)  168  40.9  (35.6-46.5)
35-44  512  293  55.0  (50.2-59.8)  219  45.0  (40.2-49.8)
45-54  467  225  46.3  (41.2-51.5)  242  53.7  (48.5-58.8)
55-64  326  144  43.8  (38.0-49.7)  182  56.2  (50.3-62.0)
65+  440  144  33.6  (28.9-38.5)  296  66.4  (61.5-71.1)
EDUCATION      
Less Than H.S.  344   88  27.3  (21.7-33.7)  256  72.7  (66.3-78.3)
H.S. or G.E.D.  728  347  47.5  (43.4-51.7)  381  52.5  (48.3-56.6)
Some Post-H.S.  609  318  53.0  (48.2-57.7)  291  47.0  (42.3-51.8)
College Graduate  672  424  64.4  (60.2-68.4)  248  35.6  (31.6-39.8)
HOUSEHOLD INCOME      
Less than $15,000  239   89  33.0  (26.8-39.9)  150  67.0  (60.1-73.2)
$15,000- 24,999  434  182  43.3  (37.8-49.0)  252  56.7  (51.0-62.2)
$25,000- 34,999  327  163  50.0  (43.7-56.4)  164  50.0  (43.6-56.3)
$35,000- 49,999  355  202  56.4  (50.2-62.3)  153  43.6  (37.7-49.8)
$50,000+  648  395  59.7  (55.2-64.1)  253  40.3  (35.9-44.8)

*This question is asked only if the respondent reported trying to lose or maintain weight.
#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.