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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Exercise

Adults that participated in 150 minutes (or vigorous equivalent minutes)
of physical activity per week (CDC calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
150+ minutes 1-149 minutes 0 minutes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,999 2,960 48.1 46.6-49.7 1,295 23.1 21.8-24.5 1,744 28.7 27.3-30.2
GENDER
Male 2,559 1,310 49.6 47.3-52.0 542 22.6 20.6-24.6 707 27.8 25.7-30.0
Female 3,440 1,650 46.8 44.7-48.8 753 23.7 21.9-25.5 1,037 29.6 27.7-31.5
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 4,084 2,122 50.7 48.8-52.6 834 22.4 20.8-24.1 1,128 26.9 25.3-28.6
Non-Hispanic Black 1,130 493 44.0 40.5-47.6 258 22.5 19.7-25.6 379 33.5 30.2-37.0
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 84 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 199 115 54.7 45.9-63.2 47 21.8 15.7-29.3 37 23.5 16.7-31.9
Hispanic 441 168 35.8 30.8-41.2 123 30.6 25.5-36.2 150 33.5 28.6-38.9
AGE
18-34 1,106 553 49.7 46.3-53.2 336 29.7 26.7-32.9 217 20.6 17.9-23.5
35-44 865 388 44.7 40.9-48.6 232 26.3 23.0-29.8 245 29.0 25.6-32.7
45-54 1,066 509 47.1 43.6-50.6 260 24.2 21.3-27.2 297 28.8 25.7-32.1
55-64 1,231 592 45.7 42.4-49.0 243 20.1 17.6-23.0 396 34.2 31.0-37.5
65-74 1,048 586 55.3 51.6-59.0 173 15.8 13.3-18.6 289 28.9 25.5-32.6
75+ 657 332 48.4 43.8-53.0 51 8.4 6.0-11.6 274 43.3 38.7-47.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 612 205 35.1 30.5-40.0 121 21.5 17.6-25.9 286 43.4 38.7-48.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,622 700 44.3 41.4-47.3 319 20.7 18.3-23.2 603 35.0 32.3-37.9
Some Post-H.S. 1,659 801 48.8 45.9-51.7 354 23.3 20.9-25.9 504 27.9 25.4-30.4
College Graduate 2,089 1,249 58.9 56.4-61.3 497 26.5 24.3-28.7 343 14.6 13.0-16.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 536 200 37.5 32.5-42.9 126 24.6 20.3-29.4 210 37.9 32.9-43.1
$15,000- 24,999 993 428 43.0 39.2-46.9 201 21.9 18.8-25.3 364 35.1 31.6-38.8
$25,000- 34,999 540 257 45.3 40.1-50.6 124 23.7 19.4-28.5 159 31.1 26.4-36.2
$35,000- 49,999 686 353 49.5 44.9-54.1 148 23.0 19.2-27.3 185 27.5 23.6-31.9
$50,000-74,999 771 400 48.9 44.5-53.2 177 25.6 21.9-29.6 194 25.6 21.9-29.7
$75,000+ 1,349 814 58.3 55.2-61.4 321 26.1 23.4-28.9 214 15.6 13.5-18.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,605 591 35.9 33.0-38.8 310 20.7 18.3-23.2 704 43.5 40.5-46.5
No 4,374 2,361 52.1 50.3-53.9 982 23.9 22.4-25.6 1,031 23.9 22.4-25.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 801 437 53.1 49.0-57.2 135 19.1 16.0-22.7 229 27.8 24.3-31.6
Non-Veteran 5,185 2,517 47.4 45.7-49.1 1,155 23.7 22.3-25.2 1,513 28.9 27.4-30.4
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 1,768 913 50.2 47.5-52.9 446 26.4 24.1-28.9 409 23.4 21.2-25.8
Regional City or Suburban 1,331 662 48.2 45.1-51.4 287 22.7 20.1-25.5 382 29.1 26.3-32.0
Rural 2,900 1,385 46.5 44.1-48.8 562 20.8 18.9-22.9 953 32.7 30.5-34.9

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2015 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2015 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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