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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Exercise-Males

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

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  Total
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
-MALES 1,943 916 44.3 41.7-47.0 85 3.6 2.8- 4.7 251 15.4 13.4-17.6 130 7.7 6.4- 9.3 561 29.0 26.6-31.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,350 644 45.1 42.0-48.3 76 4.8 3.7- 6.3 169 15.8 13.4-18.5 81 7.0 5.5- 8.8 380 27.3 24.6-30.2
Non-Hispanic Black 312 149 43.2 36.8-49.9 *** *** *** 32 12.6 8.6-18.0 26 9.8 6.4-14.8 102 33.9 27.8-40.6
Other 252 112 42.6 35.3-50.3 *** *** *** 44 15.7 11.3-21.3 19 8.6 5.0-14.2 71 31.0 23.9-39.1
AGE
18-34 438 104 24.0 19.7-29.0 *** *** *** 131 30.5 25.7-35.7 66 13.7 10.5-17.5 134 31.0 26.2-36.3
35-44 285 107 39.1 32.6-45.9 *** *** *** 54 17.5 13.0-23.1 24 9.8 6.3-14.9 94 32.6 26.6-39.1
45-54 342 175 53.3 47.3-59.3 20 5.5 3.4- 8.9 38 9.8 7.0-13.7 19 4.2 2.5- 7.0 90 27.1 21.9-32.9
55-64 381 223 59.9 54.2-65.4 21 6.1 3.8- 9.5 20 4.3 2.6- 6.9 11 2.9 1.5- 5.6 106 26.8 22.1-32.2
65-74 325 204 64.1 57.8-69.9 22 5.9 3.7- 9.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** 87 26.1 20.9-32.0
75+ 157 93 60.9 51.0-70.0 13 10.7 4.8-22.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** 46 24.6 17.8-32.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 174 109 59.7 50.4-68.3 *** *** *** 11 8.1 3.6-17.2 *** *** *** 41 24.5 17.7-32.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 507 254 46.4 41.4-51.5 25 4.2 2.7- 6.4 59 16.0 12.3-20.7 38 8.7 6.2-12.0 131 24.7 20.6-29.3
Some Post-H.S. 476 227 41.4 36.4-46.6 22 3.7 2.3- 5.9 54 14.0 10.6-18.2 25 7.6 5.0-11.4 148 33.3 28.4-38.6
College Graduate 774 319 38.0 34.2-41.9 33 3.3 2.3- 4.8 125 19.5 16.3-23.1 59 8.6 6.5-11.1 238 30.7 27.1-34.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 128 88 66.3 55.6-75.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 21 17.7 10.9-27.5
$15,000- 24,999 265 124 43.4 36.4-50.7 *** *** *** 35 15.7 11.1-21.6 13 6.0 3.4-10.4 84 31.2 24.8-38.4
$25,000- 34,999 175 93 44.8 35.9-54.0 *** *** *** 18 13.1 8.0-20.7 11 7.1 3.7-13.1 43 30.6 21.8-41.2
$35,000- 49,999 242 118 46.3 38.7-54.1 15 5.1 2.9- 9.0 27 12.2 7.9-18.5 17 8.4 4.9-14.1 65 27.9 21.5-35.3
$50,000- 74,999 298 124 40.6 34.0-47.5 16 4.8 2.7- 8.4 39 16.8 11.3-24.3 24 8.7 5.4-13.7 95 29.0 23.3-35.5
$75,000+ 561 232 40.4 35.8-45.2 21 2.4 1.5- 3.8 87 17.4 13.9-21.5 43 8.4 6.1-11.5 178 31.4 27.2-35.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 420 254 59.3 53.5-64.9 21 5.4 3.0- 9.4 17 4.3 2.5- 7.4 18 4.9 2.9- 8.2 110 26.1 21.4-31.4
No 1,516 659 40.7 37.8-43.7 64 3.2 2.4- 4.2 234 18.2 15.8-20.8 110 8.2 6.7-10.0 449 29.7 27.0-32.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 524 248 42.6 37.7-47.7 22 4.3 2.4- 7.5 55 14.5 10.9-19.0 34 8.2 5.8-11.6 165 30.4 26.0-35.3
Non-Veteran 1,409 666 45.0 41.9-48.1 63 3.5 2.6- 4.6 192 15.5 13.3-18.1 96 7.6 6.1- 9.5 392 28.4 25.7-31.4
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 612 263 40.6 36.3-45.2 17 2.9 1.6- 5.1 93 16.1 12.8-20.2 60 10.6 8.1-13.9 179 29.7 25.7-34.1
Regional City or Suburban 448 203 43.7 38.4-49.2 23 4.0 2.5- 6.2 66 16.3 12.5-21.0 19 4.9 2.9- 8.1 137 31.1 26.1-36.6
Rural 883 450 47.8 43.7-51.9 45 4.1 2.9- 5.8 92 14.1 11.3-17.5 51 7.0 5.1- 9.5 245 27.0 23.6-30.8

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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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