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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

During the past month, other than your regular job, did you participate in any physical activities or exercises
such as running, calisthenics, golf, gardening, or walking for exercise?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 6,278 4,607 73.8 72.5-75.1 1,671 26.2 24.9-27.5
GENDER
Male 2,673 2,005 74.9 72.8-76.8 668 25.1 23.2-27.2
Female 3,605 2,602 72.9 71.0-74.6 1,003 27.1 25.4-29.0
Have Health Insurance
Yes 5,463 4,056 74.8 73.4-76.2 1,407 25.2 23.8-26.6
No 798 539 68.3 64.3-72.0 259 31.7 28.0-35.7
Body Mass Index
Underweight 90 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 1,805 1,455 80.5 78.1-82.7 350 19.5 17.3-21.9
Overweight 2,111 1,584 74.8 72.5-77.0 527 25.2 23.0-27.5
Obese 1,729 1,145 67.6 64.7-70.3 584 32.4 29.7-35.3
Current Smoker
Yes 1,036 639 63.6 59.9-67.1 397 36.4 32.9-40.1
No 5,206 3,944 76.2 74.7-77.6 1,262 23.8 22.4-25.3
History of CVD**
Yes 717 457 63.8 59.3-68.0 260 36.2 32.0-40.7
No 5,511 4,125 75.0 73.6-76.4 1,386 25.0 23.6-26.4
Binge Drinker
Yes 722 570 80.9 77.5-83.9 152 19.1 16.1-22.5
No 5,352 3,895 72.9 71.3-74.3 1,457 27.1 25.7-28.7
Heavy Drinker
Yes 280 215 78.2 72.1-83.3 65 21.8 16.7-27.9
No 5,784 4,241 73.8 72.4-75.2 1,543 26.2 24.8-27.6
COPD
Yes 528 300 55.2 49.8-60.5 228 44.8 39.5-50.2
No 5,723 4,293 75.4 74.1-76.8 1,430 24.6 23.2-25.9
Current Asthma
Yes 528 342 67.8 62.7-72.6 186 32.2 27.4-37.3
No 5,720 4,244 74.4 72.9-75.7 1,476 25.6 24.3-27.1
Diabetes
Yes 800 486 61.3 57.2-65.3 314 38.7 34.7-42.8
No 5,471 4,117 75.3 73.9-76.7 1,354 24.7 23.3-26.1
Disability
Yes 1,701 1,020 60.5 57.6-63.4 681 39.5 36.6-42.4
No 4,554 3,572 78.2 76.7-79.6 982 21.8 20.4-23.3
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 1,948 1,232 62.6 59.9-65.2 716 37.4 34.8-40.1
No 4,330 3,375 77.9 76.4-79.4 955 22.1 20.6-23.6

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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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