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Thinking about your community or neighborhood, please tell me the reasons that keep you from being more active.*


Demographic
Groups

Total
Respond.#
Lack sidewalks/bike lanes
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
Lack rec facilities
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
High crime
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
No reason
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
Other
 
N       %   C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2928 268   9.7  ( 8.4-11.1) 73   2.7  ( 2.1- 3.5) 90   2.8  ( 2.2- 3.6) 1903  64.7  (62.6-66.7) 594  20.0  (18.4-21.8)
GENDER            
Male 1114  81   8.2  ( 6.3-10.6) 30   2.9  ( 2.0- 4.1) 26   2.6  ( 1.7- 4.1)  782  67.6  (64.2-70.8) 195  18.7  (16.1-21.7)
Female 1814 187  11.0  ( 9.5-12.9) 43   2.6  ( 1.9- 3.6) 64   3.0  ( 2.3- 3.9) 1121  62.1  (59.5-64.6) 399  21.3  (19.2-23.4)
RACE            
White 2256 213   9.8  ( 8.4-11.4) 50   2.5  ( 1.8- 3.3) 51   2.3  ( 1.6- 3.2) 1494  65.9  (63.6-68.1) 448  19.6  (17.8-21.6)
African American  572  41   8.1  ( 5.5-11.6) 20   3.8  ( 2.3- 6.2) 35   5.1  ( 3.5- 7.5)  347  61.0  (55.9-65.9) 129  21.9  (17.9-26.6)
AGE            
18-24  236  31  12.1  ( 8.2-17.5) 10   3.3  ( 1.7- 6.2) 12   4.1  ( 1.9- 8.5)  138  58.6  (50.5-66.2)  45  22.0  (15.6-30.0)
25-34  535  64  12.7  ( 9.3-17.2) 22   4.6  ( 2.9- 7.0) 17   2.6  ( 1.5- 4.3)  337  63.7  (58.7-68.3)  95  16.5  (13.3-20.2)
35-44  610  70  11.5  ( 8.9-14.6) 26   4.3  ( 2.9- 6.4) 19   3.0  ( 1.8- 5.1)  363  59.4  (54.9-63.6) 132  21.8  (18.3-25.7)
45-54  538  45   8.6  ( 6.1-12.2)  8   1.6  ( 0.7- 3.5) 14   2.3  ( 1.3- 4.1)  348  64.4  (59.6-68.9) 123  23.1  (19.3-27.3)
55-64  390  31   7.4  ( 5.1-10.5)  3   1.0  ( 0.3- 3.2) 14   3.3  ( 1.8- 6.1)  281  74.4  (69.5-78.8)  61  13.9  (10.6-17.9)
65+  605  27   5.3  ( 3.6- 7.7)  3   0.6  ( 0.2- 2.2) 13   2.0  ( 1.1- 3.6)  426  70.6  (66.5-74.4) 136  21.5  (18.2-25.2)
EDUCATION            
Less Than H.S.  493  24   5.4  ( 3.5- 8.4)  5   1.2  ( 0.5- 3.2) 21   4.5  ( 2.6- 7.9)  345  70.4  (65.0-75.3)  98  18.4  (14.4-23.4)
H.S. or G.E.D.  917  84   9.4  ( 7.5-11.8) 24   2.8  ( 1.8- 4.3) 35   3.2  ( 2.2- 4.7)  580  63.9  (60.3-67.4) 194  20.6  (17.8-23.8)
Some Post-H.S.  734  74  10.6  ( 8.1-13.7) 20   2.7  ( 1.7- 4.2) 14   1.9  ( 1.1- 3.5)  468  63.2  (58.9-67.3) 158  21.6  (18.3-25.4)
College Graduate  780  86  12.0  ( 9.2-15.5) 24   3.6  ( 2.4- 5.5) 20   2.2  ( 1.4- 3.4)  506  63.4  (59.2-67.3) 144  18.8  (15.9-22.2)
HOUSEHOLD INCOME            
Less than $15,000  327  16   4.0  ( 2.3- 6.7)  9   2.5  ( 1.1- 5.3) 18   5.4  ( 3.2- 8.9)  198  64.6  (58.6-70.2)  86  23.5  (18.8-29.0)
$15,000- 24,999  540  51  10.8  ( 8.0-14.4) 10   1.9  ( 1.0- 3.6) 30   3.8  ( 2.6- 5.6)  336  62.0  (56.8-66.9) 113  21.5  (17.2-26.5)
$25,000- 34,999  419  50  10.9  ( 8.0-14.6)  9   2.3  ( 1.1- 4.6) 18   5.7  ( 3.2-10.0)  260  62.7  (57.0-68.1)  82  18.4  (14.3-23.4)
$35,000- 49,999  437  42   9.8  ( 6.4-14.7) 19   5.3  ( 3.3- 8.3)  6   1.5  ( 0.6- 3.3)  277  61.3  (55.8-66.6)  93  22.1  (18.0-26.9)
$50,000+  756  84  11.4  ( 9.0-14.4) 21   2.9  ( 1.9- 4.6)  8   1.1  ( 0.5- 2.3)  521  67.7  (63.7-71.5) 122  16.9  (14.0-20.2)

*A respondent could give up to 3 reasons. Only the first reason is reported here.
First four most frequent response categories presented here. OTHER category was formed from the remaining responses.
#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.