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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Exercise-Females

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%)
North Carolina 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
-FEMALES 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
Non-Hispanic White 2,315 374 16.3 14.6-18.2 794 33.2 30.8-35.6 170 7.9 6.6- 9.5 977 42.6 40.2-45.1
Non-Hispanic Black 694 102 15.0 12.0-18.5 183 25.1 21.4-29.2 52 8.3 6.0-11.4 357 51.6 47.0-56.2
Other 366 61 16.8 12.8-21.8 110 28.2 23.0-34.2 23 8.4 5.2-13.3 172 46.5 40.3-52.9
AGE
18-34 570 112 17.2 14.1-20.8 182 34.2 29.7-38.9 71 11.8 9.0-15.2 205 36.9 32.4-41.6
35-44 488 100 21.3 17.4-25.8 109 22.0 18.1-26.5 41 9.7 6.7-13.8 238 47.0 41.9-52.1
45-54 590 98 16.4 13.3-20.2 182 28.5 24.4-32.8 34 6.2 4.3- 8.9 276 48.9 44.2-53.7
55-64 665 98 13.6 10.9-16.7 222 31.5 27.5-35.7 40 6.1 4.2- 8.7 305 48.9 44.3-53.5
65-74 637 87 13.7 10.9-17.1 244 37.6 33.2-42.2 38 5.5 3.8- 7.9 268 43.2 38.5-48.0
75+ 435 44 9.4 6.7-12.9 158 34.6 29.7-39.8 24 5.4 3.4- 8.4 209 50.7 45.2-56.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 328 22 7.9 4.9-12.5 87 27.7 21.9-34.4 22 8.7 5.1-14.4 197 55.7 48.7-62.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 884 85 10.6 8.4-13.3 282 31.1 27.6-34.9 49 6.4 4.6- 9.0 468 51.8 47.8-55.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,009 161 16.4 13.9-19.4 302 29.8 26.5-33.4 74 7.6 5.8- 9.9 472 46.1 42.5-49.8
College Graduate 1,180 271 24.5 21.8-27.5 425 33.9 30.9-37.1 104 10.2 8.2-12.5 380 31.4 28.4-34.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 346 26 8.4 5.1-13.5 97 26.9 21.4-33.2 25 9.0 5.5-14.3 198 55.7 48.9-62.3
$15,000- 24,999 583 77 12.7 9.9-16.3 172 30.1 25.7-35.0 37 6.6 4.6- 9.3 297 50.5 45.6-55.5
$25,000- 34,999 305 40 14.1 10.0-19.5 96 29.2 23.4-35.8 28 6.9 4.6-10.2 141 49.8 42.9-56.7
$35,000- 49,999 371 65 17.7 13.5-22.8 123 31.0 25.6-37.0 27 8.8 5.6-13.7 156 42.5 36.5-48.7
$50,000- 74,999 389 66 15.4 11.6-20.1 135 30.9 25.7-36.6 30 10.5 6.5-16.5 158 43.2 37.2-49.4
$75,000+ 678 179 26.8 23.1-30.9 225 30.8 26.9-34.9 59 9.1 6.8-12.2 215 33.2 29.2-37.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 964 89 9.7 7.6-12.3 240 23.5 20.3-27.0 77 8.8 6.8-11.3 558 58.0 54.1-61.8
No 2,428 447 18.1 16.3-19.9 854 33.6 31.3-35.9 170 7.9 6.5- 9.4 957 40.5 38.1-42.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 108 29 28.5 19.7-39.3 29 19.1 12.2-28.5 15 16.9 9.7-27.7 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 3,292 508 15.5 14.1-17.1 1,068 31.3 29.4-33.3 233 7.8 6.7- 9.2 1,483 45.3 43.2-47.4
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 1,004 194 18.9 16.3-21.8 316 30.8 27.5-34.3 86 8.7 6.8-11.0 408 41.6 38.0-45.2
Regional City or Suburban 739 130 17.7 14.6-21.2 227 28.4 24.8-32.4 55 8.2 6.1-11.0 327 45.7 41.4-50.0
Rural 1,662 215 12.6 10.8-14.7 554 32.4 29.6-35.4 108 7.6 5.9- 9.8 785 47.3 44.2-50.5

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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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