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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Exercise

Physical Activity Categories (CDC calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
Highly active Active Insufficently active Inactive
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,965 1,737 27.8 26.5-29.3 1,189 20.0 18.8-21.3 1,295 23.3 22.0-24.6 1,744 28.9 27.5-30.3
GENDER
Male 2,548 790 29.6 27.5-31.7 509 19.9 18.1-21.8 542 22.6 20.7-24.7 707 27.9 25.9-30.1
Female 3,417 947 26.3 24.5-28.1 680 20.1 18.5-21.8 753 23.8 22.1-25.7 1,037 29.8 27.9-31.7
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 4,059 1,266 29.4 27.7-31.1 831 21.0 19.5-22.6 834 22.5 21.0-24.2 1,128 27.1 25.4-28.8
Non-Hispanic Black 1,124 269 24.4 21.3-27.7 218 19.3 16.7-22.3 258 22.6 19.8-25.7 379 33.7 30.3-37.2
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 84 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 197 64 30.4 22.4-39.8 49 23.9 17.6-31.6 47 22.0 15.9-29.6 37 23.7 16.9-32.2
Hispanic 440 97 21.5 17.4-26.3 70 14.2 10.9-18.2 123 30.7 25.6-36.3 150 33.6 28.6-39.0
AGE
18-34 1,101 297 26.8 23.9-30.0 251 22.7 19.9-25.7 336 29.8 26.8-33.0 217 20.7 18.0-23.6
35-44 865 202 24.2 20.9-27.7 186 20.6 17.7-23.8 232 26.3 23.0-29.8 245 29.0 25.6-32.7
45-54 1,061 273 25.3 22.3-28.5 231 21.6 18.9-24.6 260 24.3 21.4-27.4 297 28.9 25.8-32.2
55-64 1,225 347 26.3 23.5-29.2 239 18.9 16.5-21.6 243 20.3 17.7-23.1 396 34.5 31.3-37.8
65-74 1,041 387 37.8 34.3-41.5 192 17.3 14.8-20.0 173 15.9 13.4-18.7 289 29.1 25.6-32.7
75+ 646 231 34.9 30.6-39.5 90 12.6 9.9-15.7 51 8.5 6.1-11.8 274 44.0 39.4-48.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 607 116 21.5 17.7-26.0 84 13.2 10.1-17.1 121 21.6 17.7-26.0 286 43.7 38.9-48.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,609 427 26.1 23.6-28.7 260 17.7 15.5-20.2 319 20.8 18.5-23.4 603 35.4 32.6-38.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,649 483 29.1 26.6-31.9 308 19.4 17.2-21.8 354 23.4 21.0-26.0 504 28.0 25.5-30.6
College Graduate 2,083 707 31.7 29.5-34.0 536 27.1 24.9-29.4 497 26.5 24.3-28.8 343 14.7 13.1-16.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 531 108 21.0 16.9-25.8 87 16.0 12.4-20.3 126 24.8 20.5-29.7 210 38.2 33.2-43.5
$15,000- 24,999 982 256 26.3 23.0-29.9 161 16.0 13.5-19.0 201 22.1 19.0-25.6 364 35.5 32.0-39.2
$25,000- 34,999 540 165 27.8 23.3-32.8 92 17.4 13.8-21.8 124 23.7 19.4-28.5 159 31.1 26.4-36.2
$35,000- 49,999 683 214 28.6 24.7-32.8 136 20.8 17.3-24.8 148 23.0 19.2-27.4 185 27.6 23.6-31.9
$50,000-74,999 769 240 28.9 25.2-32.8 158 19.9 16.5-23.8 177 25.6 22.0-29.6 194 25.6 21.9-29.7
$75,000+ 1,344 450 30.7 28.0-33.6 359 27.4 24.7-30.3 321 26.2 23.5-29.1 214 15.7 13.5-18.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,597 357 21.5 19.1-24.1 226 14.0 12.0-16.2 310 20.8 18.5-23.3 704 43.7 40.7-46.7
No 4,348 1,374 29.9 28.3-31.6 961 22.0 20.5-23.5 982 24.1 22.5-25.7 1,031 24.1 22.5-25.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 797 294 35.3 31.5-39.4 139 17.7 14.8-21.0 135 19.1 16.0-22.8 229 27.9 24.3-31.7
Non-Veteran 5,155 1,439 26.8 25.3-28.3 1,048 20.3 19.0-21.7 1,155 23.8 22.4-25.3 1,513 29.1 27.6-30.6
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 1,756 494 26.9 24.5-29.3 407 23.0 20.8-25.4 446 26.6 24.2-29.1 409 23.6 21.3-26.0
Regional City or Suburban 1,325 385 27.9 25.1-30.9 271 20.2 17.7-22.8 287 22.8 20.2-25.6 382 29.1 26.3-32.1
Rural 2,884 858 28.6 26.5-30.7 511 17.6 15.8-19.4 562 21.0 19.1-23.0 953 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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