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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Exercise

Aerobic and Strengthening Guidelines* (4-LEVEL)
(CDC calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
Met both guidelines Met aerobic guidelines only Met strengthening guidelines only Did not meet either guideline
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,949 1,088 18.9 17.7-20.1 1,851 29.3 27.9-30.8 528 10.3 9.3-11.3 2,482 41.5 40.0-43.1
GENDER
Male 2,544 549 22.0 20.1-24.1 754 27.6 25.6-29.7 279 12.6 11.1-14.3 962 37.8 35.5-40.1
Female 3,405 539 16.0 14.5-17.5 1,097 30.9 29.0-32.9 249 8.1 7.0- 9.4 1,520 45.0 42.9-47.1
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 4,057 752 19.1 17.7-20.7 1,357 31.6 29.9-33.4 342 9.7 8.6-11.0 1,606 39.6 37.7-41.4
Non-Hispanic Black 1,114 205 19.9 17.1-23.1 282 24.1 21.2-27.3 104 10.6 8.5-13.2 523 45.3 41.8-48.9
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 83 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 196 47 20.8 15.3-27.8 66 33.5 25.1-43.0 27 16.2 10.5-24.3 56 29.5 22.3-37.8
Hispanic 439 62 13.7 10.4-17.8 106 22.4 18.2-27.2 40 10.9 7.7-15.3 231 53.0 47.4-58.5
AGE
18-34 1,093 267 23.6 20.9-26.7 281 26.2 23.2-29.4 187 16.7 14.3-19.5 358 33.4 30.2-36.7
35-44 863 180 21.0 18.0-24.4 207 23.7 20.6-27.1 97 12.6 10.1-15.7 379 42.7 38.9-46.5
45-54 1,059 190 17.6 15.1-20.3 317 29.6 26.5-32.9 80 7.0 5.5- 8.9 472 45.8 42.3-49.3
55-64 1,218 190 14.6 12.5-17.0 395 31.1 28.1-34.2 72 6.2 4.7- 8.0 561 48.2 44.8-51.5
65-74 1,041 175 16.9 14.4-19.8 407 38.4 34.9-42.0 61 5.8 4.3- 7.7 398 38.9 35.3-42.6
75+ 650 86 12.2 9.7-15.3 244 36.2 31.9-40.8 28 4.0 2.6- 6.0 292 47.6 43.0-52.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 601 44 9.8 6.9-13.9 160 25.8 21.8-30.3 48 8.8 6.3-12.2 349 55.5 50.5-60.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,605 217 15.5 13.4-17.9 475 28.5 26.0-31.2 125 10.0 8.1-12.2 788 46.0 43.1-49.0
Some Post-H.S. 1,649 300 19.5 17.3-21.9 497 29.4 26.8-32.1 140 9.8 8.1-11.8 712 41.3 38.5-44.1
College Graduate 2,077 527 26.7 24.6-29.0 714 32.1 29.9-34.5 212 11.9 10.3-13.7 624 29.2 27.0-31.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 529 50 11.3 8.0-15.5 147 25.7 21.4-30.5 46 9.1 6.3-12.8 286 54.0 48.6-59.3
$15,000- 24,999 984 149 15.8 13.1-18.9 277 27.7 24.3-31.3 77 9.5 7.4-12.2 481 47.1 43.3-50.9
$25,000- 34,999 535 88 16.8 13.3-20.9 168 28.9 24.2-34.1 47 9.0 6.4-12.5 232 45.3 40.1-50.7
$35,000- 49,999 683 146 21.5 18.0-25.5 205 28.0 24.0-32.3 57 9.2 6.7-12.4 275 41.3 36.8-46.0
$50,000-74,999 768 134 18.2 14.8-22.1 265 30.7 27.0-34.7 77 12.1 9.2-15.7 292 39.0 34.8-43.3
$75,000+ 1,345 379 28.2 25.5-31.1 432 30.0 27.3-32.9 139 11.6 9.7-13.9 395 30.1 27.3-33.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,587 181 11.5 9.7-13.6 406 24.5 21.9-27.2 130 9.1 7.5-11.1 870 54.9 51.8-57.9
No 4,342 903 21.2 19.7-22.7 1,441 31.0 29.3-32.6 393 10.5 9.4-11.8 1,605 37.3 35.6-39.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 796 187 25.7 22.2-29.5 249 27.6 24.1-31.4 80 12.4 9.8-15.7 280 34.2 30.5-38.2
Non-Veteran 5,140 898 17.9 16.6-19.2 1,599 29.6 28.1-31.1 446 10.0 8.9-11.1 2,197 42.6 40.9-44.3
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 1,750 382 21.1 18.9-23.4 522 29.1 26.6-31.6 186 11.1 9.5-13.0 660 38.7 36.1-41.4
Regional City or Suburban 1,323 255 19.6 17.1-22.3 404 28.8 26.0-31.8 120 10.4 8.5-12.7 544 41.2 38.1-44.4
Rural 2,876 451 16.7 15.0-18.6 925 29.8 27.8-32.0 222 9.5 8.1-11.1 1,278 43.9 41.6-46.3

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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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