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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Exercise

Aerobic and Strengthening Guidelines* (2-LEVEL)
(CDC calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
Met both guidelines Did not meet both guidelines
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,949 1,088 18.9 17.7-20.1 4,861 81.1 79.9-82.3
GENDER
Male 2,544 549 22.0 20.1-24.1 1,995 78.0 75.9-79.9
Female 3,405 539 16.0 14.5-17.5 2,866 84.0 82.5-85.5
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 4,057 752 19.1 17.7-20.7 3,305 80.9 79.3-82.3
Non-Hispanic Black 1,114 205 19.9 17.1-23.1 909 80.1 76.9-82.9
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 83 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 196 47 20.8 15.3-27.8 149 79.2 72.2-84.7
Hispanic 439 62 13.7 10.4-17.8 377 86.3 82.2-89.6
AGE
18-34 1,093 267 23.6 20.9-26.7 826 76.4 73.3-79.1
35-44 863 180 21.0 18.0-24.4 683 79.0 75.6-82.0
45-54 1,059 190 17.6 15.1-20.3 869 82.4 79.7-84.9
55-64 1,218 190 14.6 12.5-17.0 1,028 85.4 83.0-87.5
65-74 1,041 175 16.9 14.4-19.8 866 83.1 80.2-85.6
75+ 650 86 12.2 9.7-15.3 564 87.8 84.7-90.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 601 44 9.8 6.9-13.9 557 90.2 86.1-93.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,605 217 15.5 13.4-17.9 1,388 84.5 82.1-86.6
Some Post-H.S. 1,649 300 19.5 17.3-21.9 1,349 80.5 78.1-82.7
College Graduate 2,077 527 26.7 24.6-29.0 1,550 73.3 71.0-75.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 529 50 11.3 8.0-15.5 479 88.7 84.5-92.0
$15,000- 24,999 984 149 15.8 13.1-18.9 835 84.2 81.1-86.9
$25,000- 34,999 535 88 16.8 13.3-20.9 447 83.2 79.1-86.7
$35,000- 49,999 683 146 21.5 18.0-25.5 537 78.5 74.5-82.0
$50,000-74,999 768 134 18.2 14.8-22.1 634 81.8 77.9-85.2
$75,000+ 1,345 379 28.2 25.5-31.1 966 71.8 68.9-74.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,587 181 11.5 9.7-13.6 1,406 88.5 86.4-90.3
No 4,342 903 21.2 19.7-22.7 3,439 78.8 77.3-80.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 796 187 25.7 22.2-29.5 609 74.3 70.5-77.8
Non-Veteran 5,140 898 17.9 16.6-19.2 4,242 82.1 80.8-83.4
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 1,750 382 21.1 18.9-23.4 1,368 78.9 76.6-81.1
Regional City or Suburban 1,323 255 19.6 17.1-22.3 1,068 80.4 77.7-82.9
Rural 2,876 451 16.7 15.0-18.6 2,425 83.3 81.4-85.0

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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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