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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Exercise-Females

What type of physical activity or exercise did you spend the most time doing during the past month?*

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Respond.^
Walking Gardening Running Weight lifting Other
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,439 2,564 54.6 52.8-56.4 232 4.3 3.7- 5.0 411 11.9 10.6-13.2 177 4.8 4.1- 5.7 1,055 24.4 22.9-26.0
-FEMALES 2,496 1,648 64.3 61.9-66.7 147 4.9 4.1- 6.0 160 8.6 7.1-10.2 47 2.1 1.5- 2.8 494 20.1 18.2-22.2
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,709 1,089 61.3 58.3-64.2 122 6.2 5.1- 7.7 110 9.0 7.2-11.2 33 2.0 1.4- 3.0 355 21.5 19.1-24.1
Non-Hispanic Black 487 354 71.4 66.3-76.1 13 1.6 0.8- 2.9 22 6.1 3.9- 9.5 *** *** *** 88 18.2 14.4-22.7
Other 276 186 69.2 62.5-75.1 11 2.8 1.4- 5.8 26 10.1 6.6-15.1 *** *** *** 49 16.8 12.4-22.2
AGE
18-34 469 253 54.7 49.3-60.0 *** *** *** 87 18.8 14.9-23.5 20 3.5 2.2- 5.7 105 22.1 18.0-26.9
35-44 353 237 67.9 62.2-73.1 *** *** *** 40 10.3 7.4-14.2 *** *** *** 63 17.9 13.8-22.9
45-54 449 319 70.5 65.4-75.2 25 5.2 3.4- 8.0 23 4.6 3.0- 7.1 *** *** *** 76 18.2 14.3-22.9
55-64 475 336 69.7 64.6-74.4 42 9.7 6.8-13.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** 80 17.5 13.8-22.0
65-74 454 314 68.8 63.5-73.6 45 10.6 7.6-14.7 *** *** *** *** *** *** 90 19.4 15.5-24.0
75+ 267 168 62.4 55.5-68.9 22 8.2 5.1-12.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** 75 28.6 22.8-35.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 188 144 73.9 64.7-81.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 29 18.9 12.2-28.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 588 421 72.1 67.5-76.2 44 5.6 4.0- 7.8 19 4.7 2.8- 7.6 *** *** *** 99 16.6 13.3-20.5
Some Post-H.S. 721 485 63.6 59.1-67.9 48 5.8 4.2- 8.0 36 8.8 6.0-12.6 17 2.5 1.5- 4.1 135 19.4 16.1-23.1
College Graduate 994 594 55.7 52.1-59.3 48 4.3 3.1- 5.9 99 13.0 10.6-15.9 23 2.8 1.8- 4.4 230 24.2 21.2-27.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 223 163 69.3 60.9-76.5 13 3.0 1.6- 5.7 13 8.2 4.6-14.2 *** *** *** 30 16.9 11.1-24.8
$15,000- 24,999 393 288 72.7 66.8-77.8 22 4.4 2.7- 7.0 14 5.7 3.0-10.5 *** *** *** 64 15.5 11.7-20.3
$25,000- 34,999 212 143 66.0 57.8-73.4 11 4.2 2.1- 8.3 13 9.6 5.1-17.4 *** *** *** 40 18.1 12.8-25.1
$35,000- 49,999 273 167 63.2 56.1-69.7 24 8.8 5.6-13.6 15 5.8 3.3-10.1 *** *** *** 63 20.8 15.6-27.0
$50,000- 74,999 292 187 60.0 52.8-66.8 *** *** *** 26 10.4 6.7-15.8 *** *** *** 63 24.9 19.0-31.9
$75,000+ 576 351 59.4 54.6-64.0 20 3.0 1.8- 4.9 59 12.1 9.1-15.9 17 2.8 1.7- 4.8 129 22.6 18.9-26.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 566 391 66.7 61.7-71.4 43 6.8 4.8- 9.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** 118 21.6 17.8-26.1
No 1,922 1,252 63.7 61.0-66.4 104 4.5 3.6- 5.6 152 10.0 8.3-12.0 40 2.1 1.5- 3.0 374 19.7 17.5-22.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 92 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 22 19.2 12.1-29.1
Non-Veteran 2,400 1,604 65.2 62.7-67.6 138 4.7 3.9- 5.7 147 8.1 6.7- 9.8 41 1.9 1.3- 2.7 470 20.1 18.1-22.2
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 796 505 62.6 58.6-66.5 27 2.8 1.8- 4.3 73 10.8 8.2-14.1 16 2.0 1.2- 3.4 175 21.8 18.7-25.3
Regional City or Suburban 529 337 63.3 58.3-68.1 38 5.8 4.1- 8.1 31 7.5 5.1-10.9 13 2.8 1.6- 5.0 110 20.6 16.7-25.2
Rural 1,171 806 66.4 62.7-70.0 82 6.3 4.9- 8.2 56 7.2 5.2- 9.8 18 1.7 1.0- 3.0 209 18.3 15.5-21.6

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*Asked only of those who reported any exercise in the past month.
NOTE: There are 69 exercise categories available for this question. The four categories featured in this table
had highest frequency of any single category.

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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