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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

Aerobic and Strengthening Guidelines* (2-LEVEL)
(CDC calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
Met both guidelines Did not meet both guidelines
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,949 1,088 18.9 17.7-20.1 4,861 81.1 79.9-82.3
GENDER
Male 2,544 549 22.0 20.1-24.1 1,995 78.0 75.9-79.9
Female 3,405 539 16.0 14.5-17.5 2,866 84.0 82.5-85.5
Have Health Insurance
Yes 5,175 979 19.4 18.1-20.7 4,196 80.6 79.3-81.9
No 761 105 15.2 12.3-18.7 656 84.8 81.3-87.7
Body Mass Index
Underweight 83 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 1,710 413 24.2 21.8-26.8 1,297 75.8 73.2-78.2
Overweight 2,022 412 21.2 19.1-23.4 1,610 78.8 76.6-80.9
Obese 1,660 197 12.9 11.0-15.1 1,463 87.1 84.9-89.0
Current Smoker
Yes 987 122 13.7 11.3-16.6 865 86.3 83.4-88.7
No 4,930 961 20.0 18.7-21.5 3,969 80.0 78.5-81.3
History of CVD**
Yes 670 75 9.9 7.6-12.7 595 90.1 87.3-92.4
No 5,233 1,011 19.9 18.6-21.2 4,222 80.1 78.8-81.4
Binge Drinker
Yes 683 145 22.5 19.0-26.4 538 77.5 73.6-81.0
No 5,077 918 18.6 17.3-20.0 4,159 81.4 80.0-82.7
Heavy Drinker
Yes 268 47 19.3 14.2-25.6 221 80.7 74.4-85.8
No 5,483 1,007 18.9 17.7-20.3 4,476 81.1 79.7-82.3
COPD
Yes 496 33 7.3 4.9-10.9 463 92.7 89.1-95.1
No 5,429 1,054 19.9 18.6-21.2 4,375 80.1 78.8-81.4
Current Asthma
Yes 500 65 12.9 9.9-16.8 435 87.1 83.2-90.1
No 5,421 1,021 19.5 18.2-20.8 4,400 80.5 79.2-81.8
Diabetes
Yes 750 72 9.5 7.3-12.2 678 90.5 87.8-92.7
No 5,193 1,015 20.0 18.7-21.3 4,178 80.0 78.7-81.3
Disability
Yes 1,587 181 11.5 9.7-13.6 1,406 88.5 86.4-90.3
No 4,342 903 21.2 19.7-22.7 3,439 78.8 77.3-80.3
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 1,829 225 11.2 9.7-13.0 1,604 88.8 87.0-90.3
No 4,120 863 21.6 20.1-23.2 3,257 78.4 76.8-79.9

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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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