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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

Adults that participated in 300 minutes (or vigorous equivalent minutes)
of physical activity per week (CDC calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
300+ minutes 1-300 minutes 0 minutes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,965 1,737 27.8 26.5-29.3 2,484 43.3 41.7-44.8 1,744 28.9 27.5-30.3
GENDER
Male 2,548 790 29.6 27.5-31.7 1,051 42.5 40.2-44.9 707 27.9 25.9-30.1
Female 3,417 947 26.3 24.5-28.1 1,433 44.0 41.9-46.0 1,037 29.8 27.9-31.7
Have Health Insurance
Yes 5,185 1,564 28.6 27.1-30.1 2,154 43.6 42.0-45.3 1,467 27.8 26.3-29.3
No 765 167 23.1 19.4-27.2 327 41.9 37.7-46.3 271 35.0 31.1-39.2
Body Mass Index
Underweight 83 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 1,715 623 33.5 30.8-36.2 723 45.1 42.1-48.0 369 21.5 19.2-24.0
Overweight 2,021 614 28.7 26.5-31.1 853 43.7 41.1-46.3 554 27.6 25.3-30.0
Obese 1,664 367 22.5 20.1-25.2 693 42.1 39.2-45.1 604 35.3 32.5-38.3
Current Smoker
Yes 994 250 24.7 21.6-28.1 334 36.2 32.5-40.1 410 39.1 35.4-42.8
No 4,939 1,484 28.6 27.1-30.2 2,136 45.0 43.3-46.7 1,319 26.4 24.9-27.9
History of CVD**
Yes 670 183 25.7 22.0-29.9 220 34.3 30.0-38.8 267 40.0 35.5-44.7
No 5,249 1,544 28.1 26.7-29.6 2,255 44.3 42.7-46.0 1,450 27.6 26.1-29.1
Binge Drinker
Yes 688 198 29.5 25.6-33.6 325 48.7 44.4-53.1 165 21.8 18.5-25.4
No 5,089 1,485 27.6 26.1-29.1 2,090 42.6 41.0-44.3 1,514 29.8 28.2-31.4
Heavy Drinker
Yes 268 88 32.7 26.4-39.9 114 44.2 37.2-51.4 66 23.1 17.8-29.4
No 5,498 1,591 27.6 26.2-29.0 2,294 43.5 41.9-45.1 1,613 28.9 27.5-30.4
COPD
Yes 498 105 19.7 15.7-24.4 154 31.0 26.1-36.3 239 49.3 43.9-54.8
No 5,442 1,625 28.5 27.1-30.0 2,325 44.3 42.7-45.9 1,492 27.1 25.7-28.6
Current Asthma
Yes 501 110 21.7 17.4-26.7 198 41.6 36.1-47.2 193 36.7 31.6-42.2
No 5,437 1,622 28.4 27.0-29.9 2,275 43.5 41.9-45.1 1,540 28.1 26.7-29.6
Diabetes
Yes 749 167 20.9 17.8-24.5 262 36.7 32.7-40.9 320 42.4 38.2-46.7
No 5,210 1,568 28.6 27.2-30.2 2,221 44.0 42.4-45.7 1,421 27.3 25.9-28.8
Disability
Yes 1,597 357 21.5 19.1-24.1 536 34.8 32.0-37.7 704 43.7 40.7-46.7
No 4,348 1,374 29.9 28.3-31.6 1,943 46.0 44.2-47.9 1,031 24.1 22.5-25.7
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 1,833 470 24.2 21.9-26.7 626 34.3 31.7-37.0 737 41.5 38.7-44.3
No 4,132 1,267 29.1 27.5-30.8 1,858 46.5 44.6-48.3 1,007 24.4 22.8-26.0

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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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