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2011 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Exercise

What type of physical activity or exercise did you spend the most time doing during the past month?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Walking Gardening Running Aerobics Other
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 11,515 4,656 37.3 35.9-38.7 697 4.7 4.2- 5.3 444 6.5 5.7- 7.4 295 2.1 1.8- 2.5 5,423 49.4 47.9-50.9
GENDER
Male 4,300 1,502 30.4 28.3-32.5 264 4.8 4.0- 5.8 254 8.6 7.3-10.1 61 1.3 0.9- 2.0 2,219 54.8 52.5-57.1
Female 7,215 3,154 43.8 41.9-45.7 433 4.5 3.9- 5.3 190 4.5 3.6- 5.5 234 2.9 2.4- 3.4 3,204 44.3 42.5-46.2
RACE
White 8,793 3,539 37.7 36.1-39.3 598 5.6 4.9- 6.4 339 6.2 5.4- 7.2 227 2.3 1.9- 2.8 4,090 48.2 46.5-49.9
African American 1,819 778 37.3 33.9-40.7 62 2.2 1.5- 3.2 47 6.1 4.3- 8.6 48 1.7 1.1- 2.5 884 52.8 49.1-56.4
Native American 268 99 33.4 24.4-43.9 16 6.6 2.8-14.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** 143 54.7 44.4-64.5
Other Minorities 552 208 34.0 28.3-40.1 18 2.4 1.2- 4.8 45 10.1 6.6-15.4 17 2.2 1.2- 4.1 264 51.3 44.7-57.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 526 207 34.4 28.7-40.5 23 3.3 1.9- 5.6 37 9.5 6.1-14.6 17 2.2 1.2- 4.0 242 50.6 44.1-57.2
-English Speaking 234 90 32.8 24.1-42.8 14 4.5 2.3- 8.5 19 9.1 5.0-15.8 *** *** *** 107 52.3 42.0-62.4
-Spanish Speaking 292 117 35.2 28.0-43.2 *** *** *** 18 9.8 5.3-17.2 13 2.7 1.3- 5.3 135 49.8 41.4-58.1
Non-Hispanic 10,955 4,437 37.5 36.1-39.0 673 4.8 4.2- 5.4 406 6.3 5.5- 7.2 278 2.1 1.8- 2.6 5,161 49.3 47.7-50.8
AGE
18-34 1,426 499 31.2 28.2-34.4 28 1.7 1.0- 3.0 196 14.0 11.8-16.5 44 2.6 1.8- 3.8 659 50.5 47.1-53.9
35-44 1,551 619 37.0 33.6-40.5 50 4.3 2.9- 6.4 117 7.7 6.0- 9.9 42 2.2 1.5- 3.3 723 48.8 45.1-52.4
45-54 2,088 882 42.5 39.3-45.7 125 5.4 4.3- 6.8 76 3.2 2.3- 4.4 47 1.5 1.1- 2.2 958 47.4 44.1-50.6
55-64 2,474 1,070 42.1 39.3-45.1 168 5.9 4.8- 7.3 35 1.2 0.8- 1.9 63 2.0 1.4- 2.7 1,138 48.7 45.7-51.6
65-74 2,122 887 41.1 38.0-44.3 194 9.9 8.1-12.0 14 0.7 0.4- 1.2 59 2.2 1.6- 3.0 968 46.2 43.0-49.3
75+ 1,716 642 35.5 32.2-38.9 124 6.5 5.2- 8.2 *** *** *** 37 1.4 0.9- 2.1 910 56.5 53.0-60.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,459 521 36.8 32.8-40.9 87 4.3 3.1- 6.1 17 3.4 1.8- 6.3 19 1.3 0.7- 2.3 815 54.2 50.0-58.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,302 1,262 34.4 31.8-37.0 222 5.1 4.1- 6.3 74 4.6 3.5- 6.1 52 1.5 0.9- 2.2 1,692 54.5 51.7-57.2
Some Post-H.S. 2,896 1,234 38.9 36.2-41.6 194 4.9 3.9- 6.1 99 7.0 5.5- 9.0 67 1.9 1.3- 2.7 1,302 47.4 44.5-50.2
College Graduate 3,827 1,630 39.1 36.8-41.3 191 4.2 3.3- 5.2 254 10.3 8.8-12.0 157 3.9 3.1- 4.8 1,595 42.6 40.3-44.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,384 533 37.7 33.6-41.9 84 5.0 3.5- 7.1 19 4.1 2.3- 7.1 21 1.3 0.7- 2.5 727 52.0 47.6-56.3
$15,000- 24,999 1,954 781 37.6 34.2-41.1 134 4.7 3.5- 6.2 34 3.8 2.4- 5.9 40 1.6 1.0- 2.6 965 52.4 48.7-56.1
$25,000- 34,999 1,118 451 38.0 33.5-42.7 72 4.5 3.1- 6.3 30 5.5 3.5- 8.7 29 2.3 1.3- 4.1 536 49.7 44.9-54.5
$35,000- 49,999 1,407 590 38.0 34.2-42.0 92 4.0 3.0- 5.4 56 7.0 4.9- 9.9 35 1.2 0.8- 1.9 634 49.8 45.7-53.8
$50,000-74,999 1,344 573 40.9 36.8-45.2 87 6.2 4.4- 8.7 63 6.0 4.3- 8.3 38 2.4 1.5- 3.9 583 44.4 40.2-48.8
$75,000+ 2,260 926 35.7 32.8-38.8 111 4.2 3.3- 5.4 188 11.5 9.5-13.9 79 3.5 2.6- 4.8 956 45.0 41.8-48.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,417 1,286 37.8 35.1-40.5 195 4.7 3.6- 6.1 28 1.8 1.1- 3.1 66 1.2 0.9- 1.6 1,842 54.5 51.7-57.3
No 7,543 3,313 39.4 37.7-41.2 493 5.0 4.3- 5.7 410 8.5 7.4- 9.6 226 2.6 2.1- 3.1 3,101 44.6 42.8-46.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,588 611 34.6 31.1-38.2 97 4.7 3.3- 6.8 84 8.9 6.6-11.9 19 1.3 0.6- 2.8 777 50.4 46.6-54.3
Non-Veteran 9,922 4,043 37.7 36.2-39.2 599 4.7 4.1- 5.3 360 6.2 5.3- 7.1 276 2.2 1.9- 2.7 4,644 49.3 47.6-50.9

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*Asked only of those who reported any exercise in the past month.
NOTE: There are 69 exercise categories available for this question. The four categories featured in this table
had highest frequency of any single category.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2011 are NOT comparable to previous years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2011 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).

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