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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

Physical Activity Categories (CDC calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
Highly active Active Insufficently active Inactive
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,965 1,737 27.8 26.5-29.3 1,189 20.0 18.8-21.3 1,295 23.3 22.0-24.6 1,744 28.9 27.5-30.3
GENDER
Male 2,548 790 29.6 27.5-31.7 509 19.9 18.1-21.8 542 22.6 20.7-24.7 707 27.9 25.9-30.1
Female 3,417 947 26.3 24.5-28.1 680 20.1 18.5-21.8 753 23.8 22.1-25.7 1,037 29.8 27.9-31.7
Have Health Insurance
Yes 5,185 1,564 28.6 27.1-30.1 1,060 20.6 19.3-22.0 1,094 23.0 21.6-24.5 1,467 27.8 26.3-29.3
No 765 167 23.1 19.4-27.2 127 16.7 13.8-20.0 200 25.3 21.6-29.2 271 35.0 31.1-39.2
Body Mass Index
Underweight 83 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 1,715 623 33.5 30.8-36.2 379 22.1 19.7-24.6 344 23.0 20.5-25.6 369 21.5 19.2-24.0
Overweight 2,021 614 28.7 26.5-31.1 413 20.6 18.5-22.8 440 23.1 20.9-25.4 554 27.6 25.3-30.0
Obese 1,664 367 22.5 20.1-25.2 309 18.4 16.2-20.8 384 23.7 21.3-26.4 604 35.3 32.5-38.3
Current Smoker
Yes 994 250 24.7 21.6-28.1 144 15.3 12.7-18.2 190 20.9 17.8-24.4 410 39.1 35.4-42.8
No 4,939 1,484 28.6 27.1-30.2 1,038 21.1 19.7-22.6 1,098 23.9 22.4-25.4 1,319 26.4 24.9-27.9
History of CVD**
Yes 670 183 25.7 22.0-29.9 103 15.1 12.1-18.6 117 19.2 15.8-23.1 267 40.0 35.5-44.7
No 5,249 1,544 28.1 26.7-29.6 1,084 20.6 19.3-22.0 1,171 23.7 22.3-25.2 1,450 27.6 26.1-29.1
Binge Drinker
Yes 688 198 29.5 25.6-33.6 152 22.6 19.2-26.5 173 26.1 22.4-30.1 165 21.8 18.5-25.4
No 5,089 1,485 27.6 26.1-29.1 1,004 19.7 18.4-21.1 1,086 22.9 21.5-24.4 1,514 29.8 28.2-31.4
Heavy Drinker
Yes 268 88 32.7 26.4-39.9 51 22.1 16.4-29.1 63 22.0 16.8-28.3 66 23.1 17.8-29.4
No 5,498 1,591 27.6 26.2-29.0 1,102 20.0 18.8-21.4 1,192 23.4 22.1-24.9 1,613 28.9 27.5-30.4
COPD
Yes 498 105 19.7 15.7-24.4 61 10.6 7.9-14.1 93 20.4 16.2-25.4 239 49.3 43.9-54.8
No 5,442 1,625 28.5 27.1-30.0 1,126 20.8 19.5-22.1 1,199 23.5 22.2-25.0 1,492 27.1 25.7-28.6
Current Asthma
Yes 501 110 21.7 17.4-26.7 82 16.4 12.7-20.9 116 25.2 20.4-30.6 193 36.7 31.6-42.2
No 5,437 1,622 28.4 27.0-29.9 1,102 20.3 19.1-21.7 1,173 23.1 21.8-24.5 1,540 28.1 26.7-29.6
Diabetes
Yes 749 167 20.9 17.8-24.5 117 16.2 13.3-19.6 145 20.5 17.2-24.2 320 42.4 38.2-46.7
No 5,210 1,568 28.6 27.2-30.2 1,072 20.5 19.2-21.8 1,149 23.6 22.2-25.0 1,421 27.3 25.9-28.8
Disability
Yes 1,597 357 21.5 19.1-24.1 226 14.0 12.0-16.2 310 20.8 18.5-23.3 704 43.7 40.7-46.7
No 4,348 1,374 29.9 28.3-31.6 961 22.0 20.5-23.5 982 24.1 22.5-25.7 1,031 24.1 22.5-25.7
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 1,833 470 24.2 21.9-26.7 279 13.7 12.0-15.6 347 20.6 18.4-23.0 737 41.5 38.7-44.3
No 4,132 1,267 29.1 27.5-30.8 910 22.2 20.7-23.8 948 24.2 22.6-25.9 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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