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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Exercise-Non-Hispanic Black

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%)
North Carolina 6,527 4,925 76.7 75.4-78.0 1,602 23.3 22.0-24.6
-Non-Hispanic Black 1,269 918 73.9 70.8-76.7 351 26.1 23.3-29.2
GENDER
Male 516 395 77.6 72.9-81.7 121 22.4 18.3-27.1
Female 753 523 70.8 66.7-74.7 230 29.2 25.3-33.3
AGE
18-34 277 217 78.0 71.8-83.2 60 22.0 16.8-28.2
35-44 183 143 79.6 71.8-85.6 40 20.4 14.4-28.2
45-54 219 150 69.3 61.9-75.9 69 30.7 24.1-38.1
55-64 275 197 72.9 65.9-78.9 78 27.1 21.1-34.1
65-74 195 134 70.0 61.9-77.1 61 30.0 22.9-38.1
75+ 107 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 162 98 60.9 50.9-69.9 64 39.1 30.1-49.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 448 300 69.0 63.6-73.9 148 31.0 26.1-36.4
Some Post-H.S. 349 268 79.4 74.3-83.8 81 20.6 16.2-25.7
College Graduate 309 251 84.4 79.2-88.5 58 15.6 11.5-20.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 194 124 63.5 54.3-71.7 70 36.5 28.3-45.7
$15,000- 24,999 263 179 70.6 63.5-76.8 84 29.4 23.2-36.5
$25,000- 34,999 141 107 76.3 66.3-84.1 34 23.7 15.9-33.7
$35,000- 49,999 152 115 77.3 68.3-84.3 37 22.7 15.7-31.7
$50,000- 74,999 128 105 82.3 73.2-88.7 23 17.7 11.3-26.8
$75,000+ 141 117 83.5 75.1-89.4 24 16.5 10.6-24.9
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 327 191 57.6 50.5-64.3 136 42.4 35.7-49.5
No 838 648 78.7 75.2-81.9 190 21.3 18.1-24.8
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 394 238 62.9 56.8-68.7 156 37.1 31.3-43.2
No 829 649 78.8 75.2-82.0 180 21.2 18.0-24.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 154 118 79.3 71.0-85.7 36 20.7 14.3-29.0
Non-Veteran 1,115 800 73.1 69.8-76.2 315 26.9 23.8-30.2
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 450 339 75.8 71.0-80.0 111 24.2 20.0-29.0
Regional City or Suburban County 239 177 77.7 71.0-83.2 62 22.3 16.8-29.0
Rural 580 402 69.6 64.3-74.4 178 30.4 25.6-35.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 627 482 78.4 74.3-81.9 145 21.6 18.1-25.7
Unemployed 80 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 292 207 68.8 61.1-75.6 85 31.2 24.4-38.9
Unable to Work 192 113 60.3 51.2-68.7 79 39.7 31.3-48.8
Other not in Labor Force 77 63 81.4 69.4-89.4 14 18.6 10.6-30.6
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 68 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 160 103 65.5 56.5-73.6 57 34.5 26.4-43.5
101% to 150% 250 173 72.2 65.1-78.4 77 27.8 21.6-34.9
151% to 200% 88 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 430 344 81.8 77.2-85.6 86 18.2 14.4-22.8
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 333 223 66.6 59.1-73.4 110 33.4 26.6-40.9
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 384 284 76.2 70.7-80.9 100 23.8 19.1-29.3
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 552 411 75.1 70.7-79.0 141 24.9 21.0-29.3

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2016
are NOT comparable to 2010 and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

1Disability Status will be replaced by Functional Disability in 2017. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

2Based on the North Carolina Rural Centerís classification. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

3Based on 2016 U.S Census Bureau poverty threshold incomes. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

4NC Dept. of Commerce County Tier Classification, based on respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for 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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