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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Exercise

Aerobic Recommendations*
(CDC calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
Met aerobic recommendations Did not meet aerobic recommendations
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,999 2,960 48.1 46.6-49.7 3,039 51.9 50.3-53.4
GENDER
Male 2,559 1,310 49.6 47.3-52.0 1,249 50.4 48.0-52.7
Female 3,440 1,650 46.8 44.7-48.8 1,790 53.2 51.2-55.3
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 4,084 2,122 50.7 48.8-52.6 1,962 49.3 47.4-51.2
Non-Hispanic Black 1,130 493 44.0 40.5-47.6 637 56.0 52.4-59.5
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 84 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 199 115 54.7 45.9-63.2 84 45.3 36.8-54.1
Hispanic 441 168 35.8 30.8-41.2 273 64.2 58.8-69.2
AGE
18-34 1,106 553 49.7 46.3-53.2 553 50.3 46.8-53.7
35-44 865 388 44.7 40.9-48.6 477 55.3 51.4-59.1
45-54 1,066 509 47.1 43.6-50.6 557 52.9 49.4-56.4
55-64 1,231 592 45.7 42.4-49.0 639 54.3 51.0-57.6
65-74 1,048 586 55.3 51.6-59.0 462 44.7 41.0-48.4
75+ 657 332 48.4 43.8-53.0 325 51.6 47.0-56.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 612 205 35.1 30.5-40.0 407 64.9 60.0-69.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,622 700 44.3 41.4-47.3 922 55.7 52.7-58.6
Some Post-H.S. 1,659 801 48.8 45.9-51.7 858 51.2 48.3-54.1
College Graduate 2,089 1,249 58.9 56.4-61.3 840 41.1 38.7-43.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 536 200 37.5 32.5-42.9 336 62.5 57.1-67.5
$15,000- 24,999 993 428 43.0 39.2-46.9 565 57.0 53.1-60.8
$25,000- 34,999 540 257 45.3 40.1-50.6 283 54.7 49.4-59.9
$35,000- 49,999 686 353 49.5 44.9-54.1 333 50.5 45.9-55.1
$50,000-74,999 771 400 48.9 44.5-53.2 371 51.1 46.8-55.5
$75,000+ 1,349 814 58.3 55.2-61.4 535 41.7 38.6-44.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,605 591 35.9 33.0-38.8 1,014 64.1 61.2-67.0
No 4,374 2,361 52.1 50.3-53.9 2,013 47.9 46.1-49.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 801 437 53.1 49.0-57.2 364 46.9 42.8-51.0
Non-Veteran 5,185 2,517 47.4 45.7-49.1 2,668 52.6 50.9-54.3
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 1,768 913 50.2 47.5-52.9 855 49.8 47.1-52.5
Regional City or Suburban 1,331 662 48.2 45.1-51.4 669 51.8 48.6-54.9
Rural 2,900 1,385 46.5 44.1-48.8 1,515 53.5 51.2-55.9

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*This is a new recommendation (initiated in 2011) based on the type of physical activity respondents reported doing in the past month.

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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