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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Exercise--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

Adults that participated in 150 minutes (or vigorous equivalent minutes)
of physical activity per week (CDC calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
150+ minutes 1-149 minutes 0 minutes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,999 2,960 48.1 46.6-49.7 1,295 23.1 21.8-24.5 1,744 28.7 27.3-30.2
GENDER
Male 2,559 1,310 49.6 47.3-52.0 542 22.6 20.6-24.6 707 27.8 25.7-30.0
Female 3,440 1,650 46.8 44.7-48.8 753 23.7 21.9-25.5 1,037 29.6 27.7-31.5
Have Health Insurance
Yes 5,217 2,656 49.5 47.9-51.2 1,094 22.9 21.5-24.3 1,467 27.6 26.1-29.1
No 767 296 39.9 35.7-44.3 200 25.2 21.6-29.2 271 34.9 31.0-39.1
Body Mass Index
Underweight 84 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 1,731 1,018 55.9 53.0-58.8 344 22.8 20.4-25.4 369 21.3 19.0-23.8
Overweight 2,030 1,036 49.5 46.9-52.1 440 23.0 20.8-25.3 554 27.5 25.2-29.9
Obese 1,670 682 41.2 38.3-44.2 384 23.6 21.2-26.3 604 35.2 32.3-38.1
Current Smoker
Yes 999 399 40.2 36.5-44.0 190 20.9 17.8-24.4 410 38.9 35.3-42.7
No 4,967 2,550 50.0 48.3-51.7 1,098 23.7 22.3-25.2 1,319 26.2 24.8-27.8
History of CVD**
Yes 677 293 41.7 37.3-46.3 117 18.9 15.5-22.7 267 39.4 34.9-44.0
No 5,276 2,655 48.9 47.3-50.6 1,171 23.6 22.2-25.1 1,450 27.5 26.0-29.0
Binge Drinker
Yes 688 350 52.1 47.8-56.4 173 26.1 22.4-30.1 165 21.8 18.5-25.4
No 5,122 2,522 47.6 45.9-49.3 1,086 22.8 21.4-24.2 1,514 29.6 28.1-31.2
Heavy Drinker
Yes 270 141 55.2 48.1-62.1 63 21.9 16.7-28.1 66 22.9 17.6-29.2
No 5,530 2,725 47.9 46.3-49.5 1,192 23.3 21.9-24.7 1,613 28.8 27.3-30.3
COPD
Yes 502 170 31.2 26.4-36.4 93 20.1 16.0-25.0 239 48.7 43.2-54.2
No 5,472 2,781 49.6 47.9-51.2 1,199 23.4 22.1-24.9 1,492 27.0 25.6-28.5
Current Asthma
Yes 504 195 38.7 33.4-44.2 116 24.9 20.2-30.3 193 36.4 31.3-41.8
No 5,467 2,754 49.0 47.3-50.6 1,173 23.0 21.7-24.4 1,540 28.0 26.6-29.5
Diabetes
Yes 754 289 37.5 33.5-41.6 145 20.4 17.2-24.1 320 42.1 37.9-46.4
No 5,239 2,669 49.4 47.7-51.0 1,149 23.4 22.0-24.9 1,421 27.2 25.7-28.7
Disability
Yes 1,605 591 35.9 33.0-38.8 310 20.7 18.3-23.2 704 43.5 40.5-46.5
No 4,374 2,361 52.1 50.3-53.9 982 23.9 22.4-25.6 1,031 23.9 22.4-25.5
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 1,847 763 38.5 35.9-41.3 347 20.4 18.2-22.8 737 41.1 38.3-43.9
No 4,152 2,197 51.6 49.7-53.4 948 24.1 22.6-25.8 1,007 24.3 22.7-25.9

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**History of cardiovascular disease includes history of heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke.

†Chronic diseases include heart disease (heart attack/stoke/angina), current asthma, skin cancer, other cancer, COPD, arthritis, depression, kidney disease and diabetes.

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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