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2015 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Exercise-Non-Hispanic White

What type of physical activity or exercise did you spend the most time doing during the past month?*

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Walking Gardening Running Weight lifting Other
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,439 2,564 54.6 52.8-56.4 232 4.3 3.7- 5.0 411 11.9 10.6-13.2 177 4.8 4.1- 5.7 1,055 24.4 22.9-26.0
-Non-Hispanic White 3,059 1,733 53.4 51.2-55.6 198 5.6 4.7- 6.6 279 12.3 10.7-14.0 114 4.5 3.6- 5.5 735 24.3 22.5-26.2
GENDER
Male 1,350 644 45.1 42.0-48.3 76 4.8 3.7- 6.3 169 15.8 13.4-18.5 81 7.0 5.5- 8.8 380 27.3 24.6-30.2
Female 1,709 1,089 61.3 58.3-64.2 122 6.2 5.1- 7.7 110 9.0 7.2-11.2 33 2.0 1.4- 3.0 355 21.5 19.1-24.1
AGE
18-34 521 187 35.8 31.1-40.7 *** *** *** 143 29.1 24.6-34.1 56 9.2 6.9-12.1 131 25.2 21.1-29.8
35-44 370 183 50.7 45.0-56.5 *** *** *** 58 14.5 11.0-18.8 *** *** *** 106 28.2 23.3-33.6
45-54 531 327 60.8 55.9-65.5 33 6.0 4.1- 8.7 45 7.7 5.7-10.5 15 2.5 1.4- 4.3 111 22.9 18.9-27.5
55-64 618 393 63.6 59.1-67.9 53 9.9 7.4-13.1 24 3.2 2.1- 5.0 17 2.5 1.4- 4.2 131 20.8 17.4-24.7
65-74 637 412 64.3 59.7-68.6 64 10.0 7.6-13.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** 146 23.0 19.3-27.1
75+ 359 213 59.8 53.6-65.8 33 10.8 6.8-16.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** 106 26.9 22.1-32.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 156 117 69.8 59.0-78.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 27 19.9 12.8-29.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 676 393 55.1 50.6-59.6 56 6.8 5.1- 9.1 47 11.1 8.2-14.9 31 6.1 4.2- 8.8 149 20.8 17.5-24.5
Some Post-H.S. 850 496 52.7 48.6-56.6 63 6.3 4.7- 8.3 65 11.9 9.2-15.4 25 3.7 2.4- 5.6 201 25.5 22.1-29.1
College Graduate 1,368 720 48.5 45.5-51.6 71 4.3 3.3- 5.6 164 15.3 13.1-17.8 57 5.2 3.9- 6.8 356 26.7 24.1-29.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 165 119 67.6 57.9-76.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 21 15.8 9.6-25.0
$15,000- 24,999 338 203 56.1 49.2-62.6 23 6.5 3.7-11.0 21 11.2 7.2-17.1 *** *** *** 81 22.4 17.5-28.2
$25,000- 34,999 245 153 55.6 47.8-63.1 16 5.3 3.0- 9.1 18 12.4 7.5-19.8 *** *** *** 49 22.4 16.5-29.6
$35,000- 49,999 370 205 54.1 47.7-60.3 36 8.8 6.1-12.7 28 8.4 5.5-12.8 *** *** *** 88 23.8 18.8-29.6
$50,000- 74,999 450 242 51.7 45.8-57.4 20 4.5 2.7- 7.3 46 12.4 8.3-18.0 23 5.6 3.5- 9.0 119 25.9 21.2-31.2
$75,000+ 945 485 49.0 45.3-52.6 38 2.9 2.1- 4.2 118 14.7 12.1-17.7 45 5.3 3.9- 7.3 259 28.1 24.9-31.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 692 450 63.2 58.7-67.6 54 7.8 5.6-10.8 *** *** *** 15 3.0 1.8- 5.1 160 22.6 19.1-26.5
No 2,356 1,277 50.9 48.4-53.4 144 5.0 4.1- 6.0 265 14.6 12.8-16.7 98 4.8 3.8- 6.0 572 24.7 22.6-26.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 451 217 43.8 38.4-49.3 28 6.5 4.0-10.4 44 13.9 10.2-18.7 28 8.0 5.4-11.7 134 27.8 23.3-32.8
Non-Veteran 2,604 1,514 55.0 52.6-57.4 170 5.4 4.5- 6.4 234 12.0 10.3-13.9 86 3.9 3.1- 4.9 600 23.7 21.7-25.8
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY
Urban 850 457 50.7 46.7-54.6 35 3.8 2.5- 5.7 106 15.3 12.2-19.0 42 5.3 3.8- 7.3 210 25.0 21.8-28.6
Regional City or Suburban 732 391 51.8 47.5-56.0 57 6.2 4.7- 8.2 69 12.0 9.3-15.3 22 3.3 2.1- 5.3 193 26.7 23.1-30.7
Rural 1,477 885 56.4 53.1-59.6 106 6.5 5.1- 8.1 104 10.3 8.3-12.8 50 4.6 3.3- 6.2 332 22.3 19.6-25.2

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*Asked only of those who reported any exercise in the past month.
NOTE: There are 69 exercise categories available for this question. The four categories featured in this table
had highest frequency of any single category.

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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