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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Exercise

During the past month, other than your regular job, did you participate in any physical activities or exercises
such as running, calisthenics, golf, gardening, or walking for exercise?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 6,278 4,607 73.8 72.5-75.1 1,671 26.2 24.9-27.5
GENDER
Male 2,673 2,005 74.9 72.8-76.8 668 25.1 23.2-27.2
Female 3,605 2,602 72.9 71.0-74.6 1,003 27.1 25.4-29.0
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 4,262 3,175 75.1 73.5-76.7 1,087 24.9 23.3-26.5
Non-Hispanic Black 1,188 830 70.4 67.2-73.5 358 29.6 26.5-32.8
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 88 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 205 170 78.2 70.0-84.7 35 21.8 15.3-30.0
Hispanic 457 314 69.5 64.3-74.2 143 30.5 25.8-35.7
AGE
18-34 1,145 950 81.8 79.0-84.3 195 18.2 15.7-21.0
35-44 886 658 74.1 70.5-77.3 228 25.9 22.7-29.5
45-54 1,103 819 73.3 70.1-76.2 284 26.7 23.8-29.9
55-64 1,272 883 67.2 63.9-70.3 389 32.8 29.7-36.1
65-74 1,090 808 73.0 69.5-76.3 282 27.0 23.7-30.5
75+ 707 440 61.3 56.8-65.5 267 38.7 34.5-43.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 653 378 60.7 56.1-65.2 275 39.3 34.8-43.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,710 1,128 68.2 65.4-70.8 582 31.8 29.2-34.6
Some Post-H.S. 1,739 1,255 74.4 72.0-76.7 484 25.6 23.3-28.0
College Graduate 2,150 1,828 86.8 85.2-88.3 322 13.2 11.7-14.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 572 373 66.8 61.8-71.3 199 33.2 28.7-38.2
$15,000- 24,999 1,030 680 67.8 64.3-71.2 350 32.2 28.8-35.7
$25,000- 34,999 557 401 70.6 65.6-75.1 156 29.4 24.9-34.4
$35,000- 49,999 714 533 73.9 69.7-77.7 181 26.1 22.3-30.3
$50,000-74,999 793 613 76.9 73.0-80.4 180 23.1 19.6-27.0
$75,000+ 1,379 1,174 85.4 83.1-87.5 205 14.6 12.5-16.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,701 1,020 60.5 57.6-63.4 681 39.5 36.6-42.4
No 4,554 3,572 78.2 76.7-79.6 982 21.8 20.4-23.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 846 632 75.8 72.2-79.0 214 24.2 21.0-27.8
Non-Veteran 5,414 3,959 73.5 72.0-74.9 1,455 26.5 25.1-28.0
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 1,851 1,462 78.7 76.4-80.8 389 21.3 19.2-23.6
Regional City or Suburban 1,374 1,013 73.4 70.5-76.1 361 26.6 23.9-29.5
Rural 3,053 2,132 70.3 68.1-72.3 921 29.7 27.7-31.9

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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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