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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Exercise

Adults that participated in 300 minutes (or vigorous equivalent minutes)
of physical activity per week (CDC calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
300+ minutes 1-300 minutes 0 minutes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,965 1,737 27.8 26.5-29.3 2,484 43.3 41.7-44.8 1,744 28.9 27.5-30.3
GENDER
Male 2,548 790 29.6 27.5-31.7 1,051 42.5 40.2-44.9 707 27.9 25.9-30.1
Female 3,417 947 26.3 24.5-28.1 1,433 44.0 41.9-46.0 1,037 29.8 27.9-31.7
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 4,059 1,266 29.4 27.7-31.1 1,665 43.5 41.6-45.4 1,128 27.1 25.4-28.8
Non-Hispanic Black 1,124 269 24.4 21.3-27.7 476 42.0 38.5-45.5 379 33.7 30.3-37.2
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 84 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 197 64 30.4 22.4-39.8 96 45.9 37.4-54.6 37 23.7 16.9-32.2
Hispanic 440 97 21.5 17.4-26.3 193 44.9 39.4-50.5 150 33.6 28.6-39.0
AGE
18-34 1,101 297 26.8 23.9-30.0 587 52.5 49.0-55.9 217 20.7 18.0-23.6
35-44 865 202 24.2 20.9-27.7 418 46.8 43.0-50.7 245 29.0 25.6-32.7
45-54 1,061 273 25.3 22.3-28.5 491 45.8 42.4-49.3 297 28.9 25.8-32.2
55-64 1,225 347 26.3 23.5-29.2 482 39.3 36.1-42.5 396 34.5 31.3-37.8
65-74 1,041 387 37.8 34.3-41.5 365 33.1 29.8-36.6 289 29.1 25.6-32.7
75+ 646 231 34.9 30.6-39.5 141 21.1 17.5-25.1 274 44.0 39.4-48.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 607 116 21.5 17.7-26.0 205 34.8 30.2-39.7 286 43.7 38.9-48.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,609 427 26.1 23.6-28.7 579 38.5 35.7-41.5 603 35.4 32.6-38.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,649 483 29.1 26.6-31.9 662 42.9 40.0-45.8 504 28.0 25.5-30.6
College Graduate 2,083 707 31.7 29.5-34.0 1,033 53.6 51.2-56.1 343 14.7 13.1-16.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 531 108 21.0 16.9-25.8 213 40.8 35.7-46.1 210 38.2 33.2-43.5
$15,000- 24,999 982 256 26.3 23.0-29.9 362 38.2 34.5-42.0 364 35.5 32.0-39.2
$25,000- 34,999 540 165 27.8 23.3-32.8 216 41.1 36.0-46.4 159 31.1 26.4-36.2
$35,000- 49,999 683 214 28.6 24.7-32.8 284 43.8 39.2-48.5 185 27.6 23.6-31.9
$50,000-74,999 769 240 28.9 25.2-32.8 335 45.5 41.2-49.9 194 25.6 21.9-29.7
$75,000+ 1,344 450 30.7 28.0-33.6 680 53.6 50.5-56.7 214 15.7 13.5-18.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,597 357 21.5 19.1-24.1 536 34.8 32.0-37.7 704 43.7 40.7-46.7
No 4,348 1,374 29.9 28.3-31.6 1,943 46.0 44.2-47.9 1,031 24.1 22.5-25.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 797 294 35.3 31.5-39.4 274 36.8 32.9-40.9 229 27.9 24.3-31.7
Non-Veteran 5,155 1,439 26.8 25.3-28.3 2,203 44.2 42.5-45.8 1,513 29.1 27.6-30.6
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 1,756 494 26.9 24.5-29.3 853 49.6 46.8-52.3 409 23.6 21.3-26.0
Regional City or Suburban 1,325 385 27.9 25.1-30.9 558 42.9 39.8-46.1 382 29.1 26.3-32.1
Rural 2,884 858 28.6 26.5-30.7 1,073 38.5 36.2-40.9 953 32.9 30.7-35.2

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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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