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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Exercise-Whites

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%)
North Carolina 5,732 3,373 53.7 51.9-55.5 373 5.4 4.7- 6.2 382 10.1 9.0-11.3 211 3.3 2.7- 4.0 1,393 27.5 25.9-29.2
-Whites 4,123 2,383 52.9 50.8-54.9 295 6.4 5.5- 7.4 258 9.0 7.9-10.4 144 3.2 2.5- 4.1 1,043 28.5 26.6-30.4
GENDER
Male 1,664 800 43.6 40.6-46.7 108 6.2 4.9- 7.9 154 11.7 9.8-13.9 33 2.0 1.1- 3.5 569 36.5 33.5-39.6
Female 2,459 1,583 61.6 58.9-64.2 187 6.6 5.5- 7.9 104 6.5 5.1- 8.2 111 4.3 3.4- 5.6 474 20.9 18.8-23.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 101 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 4,012 2,320 52.9 50.8-54.9 290 6.4 5.5- 7.5 249 8.9 7.7-10.2 140 3.2 2.5- 4.1 1,013 28.6 26.6-30.5
AGE
18-34 626 262 40.3 35.9-44.8 19 3.1 1.9- 5.0 128 19.8 16.5-23.6 *** *** *** 196 33.7 29.4-38.3
35-44 514 254 46.8 41.7-52.0 31 5.3 3.5- 7.9 72 12.4 9.6-15.8 *** *** *** 145 32.6 27.6-37.9
45-54 683 408 57.8 53.0-62.5 40 6.7 4.5- 9.9 36 5.6 3.8- 8.1 31 4.0 2.4- 6.4 168 25.9 21.9-30.3
55-64 861 545 63.6 59.5-67.6 78 9.1 6.9-12.0 *** *** *** 25 2.8 1.7- 4.5 201 23.3 19.9-27.1
65-74 830 518 62.4 58.1-66.5 84 10.6 8.1-13.7 *** *** *** 32 3.3 2.2- 4.8 189 23.2 19.8-27.0
75+ 582 377 61.4 56.2-66.4 41 8.2 5.7-11.7 *** *** *** 23 3.0 1.8- 5.1 140 27.0 22.5-32.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 309 212 63.3 55.7-70.2 33 10.0 6.4-15.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** 54 23.3 17.3-30.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,007 610 52.1 47.9-56.3 80 6.7 5.1- 8.7 47 9.2 6.7-12.4 28 2.4 1.5- 3.8 242 29.7 25.8-33.9
Some Post-H.S. 1,135 659 53.4 49.5-57.2 96 6.8 5.2- 8.8 53 7.5 5.6-10.2 47 4.5 3.0- 6.8 280 27.8 24.4-31.5
College Graduate 1,669 901 49.7 46.6-52.8 85 4.6 3.5- 6.1 152 12.6 10.6-14.9 65 3.1 2.2- 4.4 466 29.9 27.2-32.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 317 220 62.6 54.8-69.8 23 6.9 3.9-12.1 *** *** *** *** *** *** 61 25.4 19.0-33.1
$15,000- 24,999 536 331 58.4 52.9-63.7 54 11.0 7.9-15.0 25 7.6 5.0-11.4 *** *** *** 110 21.2 17.1-25.9
$25,000- 34,999 356 213 54.2 47.1-61.1 33 8.6 5.2-13.9 17 8.0 4.7-13.4 *** *** *** 88 27.3 21.5-34.1
$35,000- 49,999 517 293 53.4 47.8-59.0 43 7.8 5.4-11.1 34 9.5 6.6-13.7 18 2.0 1.1- 3.5 129 27.2 22.4-32.6
$50,000- 74,999 561 306 53.2 47.8-58.5 37 4.4 2.9- 6.7 39 8.6 6.0-12.2 27 5.2 3.3- 8.1 152 28.7 24.0-33.9
$75,000+ 1,069 561 46.4 42.6-50.3 44 4.4 3.1- 6.2 108 12.5 10.1-15.4 44 4.3 2.6- 6.9 312 32.3 28.7-36.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 936 590 62.7 58.4-66.7 81 8.5 6.4-11.3 16 2.5 1.4- 4.4 31 2.3 1.5- 3.5 218 24.0 20.5-27.9
No 3,170 1,785 50.4 48.1-52.8 213 5.9 5.0- 7.0 241 10.7 9.3-12.4 112 3.3 2.5- 4.4 819 29.6 27.4-31.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 580 315 52.1 46.8-57.3 36 6.1 4.1- 8.8 38 10.8 7.6-15.2 16 1.8 1.0- 3.2 175 29.2 24.7-34.2
Non-Veteran 3,542 2,068 53.0 50.8-55.2 259 6.5 5.5- 7.6 220 8.8 7.5-10.2 128 3.4 2.6- 4.4 867 28.3 26.3-30.5
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,998 1,198 54.6 51.7-57.5 152 7.3 6.0- 8.8 100 7.6 6.1- 9.5 51 2.3 1.7- 3.2 497 28.2 25.5-31.0
No 2,125 1,185 51.2 48.2-54.1 143 5.6 4.4- 7.0 158 10.4 8.7-12.4 93 4.1 2.9- 5.6 546 28.8 26.2-31.6

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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 2013 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2013 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).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

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