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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

Aerobic and Strengthening Guidelines* (4-LEVEL)
(CDC calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
Met both guidelines Met aerobic guidelines only Met strengthening guidelines only Did not meet either guideline
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,949 1,088 18.9 17.7-20.1 1,851 29.3 27.9-30.8 528 10.3 9.3-11.3 2,482 41.5 40.0-43.1
GENDER
Male 2,544 549 22.0 20.1-24.1 754 27.6 25.6-29.7 279 12.6 11.1-14.3 962 37.8 35.5-40.1
Female 3,405 539 16.0 14.5-17.5 1,097 30.9 29.0-32.9 249 8.1 7.0- 9.4 1,520 45.0 42.9-47.1
Have Health Insurance
Yes 5,175 979 19.4 18.1-20.7 1,658 30.2 28.7-31.7 455 10.1 9.1-11.2 2,083 40.3 38.7-42.0
No 761 105 15.2 12.3-18.7 190 24.9 21.2-28.9 71 11.2 8.6-14.5 395 48.7 44.4-53.1
Body Mass Index
Underweight 83 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 1,710 413 24.2 21.8-26.8 593 31.9 29.3-34.6 163 11.4 9.6-13.5 541 32.5 29.9-35.3
Overweight 2,022 412 21.2 19.1-23.4 621 28.4 26.1-30.7 196 11.4 9.8-13.3 793 39.1 36.6-41.7
Obese 1,660 197 12.9 11.0-15.1 481 28.3 25.7-31.1 133 8.6 7.0-10.6 849 50.2 47.2-53.2
Current Smoker
Yes 987 122 13.7 11.3-16.6 273 26.7 23.5-30.1 86 10.0 7.7-12.8 506 49.6 45.8-53.4
No 4,930 961 20.0 18.7-21.5 1,572 30.0 28.5-31.6 436 10.3 9.2-11.4 1,961 39.7 38.0-41.4
History of CVD**
Yes 670 75 9.9 7.6-12.7 218 32.3 28.1-36.8 37 5.5 3.7- 8.1 340 52.3 47.7-56.9
No 5,233 1,011 19.9 18.6-21.2 1,623 29.1 27.6-30.6 486 10.7 9.7-11.9 2,113 40.3 38.7-42.0
Binge Drinker
Yes 683 145 22.5 19.0-26.4 204 30.0 26.1-34.2 81 11.7 9.3-14.8 253 35.8 31.7-40.0
No 5,077 918 18.6 17.3-20.0 1,584 29.1 27.6-30.6 429 10.0 9.0-11.2 2,146 42.3 40.6-44.0
Heavy Drinker
Yes 268 47 19.3 14.2-25.6 93 36.1 29.4-43.4 26 9.3 6.0-14.0 102 35.4 29.0-42.3
No 5,483 1,007 18.9 17.7-20.3 1,698 29.0 27.6-30.5 482 10.3 9.3-11.4 2,296 41.8 40.2-43.4
COPD
Yes 496 33 7.3 4.9-10.9 136 24.1 19.9-29.0 39 8.1 5.4-11.8 288 60.5 55.0-65.7
No 5,429 1,054 19.9 18.6-21.2 1,707 29.7 28.3-31.2 488 10.5 9.5-11.6 2,180 39.9 38.3-41.5
Current Asthma
Yes 500 65 12.9 9.9-16.8 130 26.6 21.8-31.9 46 11.5 8.3-15.9 259 48.9 43.5-54.4
No 5,421 1,021 19.5 18.2-20.8 1,712 29.5 28.0-31.0 479 10.2 9.2-11.3 2,209 40.9 39.3-42.5
Diabetes
Yes 750 72 9.5 7.3-12.2 216 28.0 24.4-31.9 42 6.1 4.3- 8.5 420 56.5 52.2-60.7
No 5,193 1,015 20.0 18.7-21.3 1,634 29.5 28.0-31.0 485 10.7 9.7-11.9 2,059 39.8 38.2-41.4
Disability
Yes 1,587 181 11.5 9.7-13.6 406 24.5 21.9-27.2 130 9.1 7.5-11.1 870 54.9 51.8-57.9
No 4,342 903 21.2 19.7-22.7 1,441 31.0 29.3-32.6 393 10.5 9.4-11.8 1,605 37.3 35.6-39.1
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 1,829 225 11.2 9.7-13.0 532 27.3 24.9-29.9 118 7.6 6.1- 9.3 954 53.8 51.0-56.6
No 4,120 863 21.6 20.1-23.2 1,319 30.0 28.4-31.8 410 11.2 10.0-12.5 1,528 37.1 35.4-38.9

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*This is a new recommendation (initiated in 2011) based on the type of physical activity respondents reported doing in the past month.

**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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