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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Exercise-Females

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
-FEMALES 3,552 2,589 74.8 73.0-76.6 963 25.2 23.4-27.0
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 2,381 1,759 75.9 73.7-78.0 622 24.1 22.0-26.3
Non-Hispanic Black 753 523 70.8 66.7-74.7 230 29.2 25.3-33.3
Other 60 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 662 546 82.7 78.8-86.0 116 17.3 14.0-21.2
35-44 478 365 77.7 73.1-81.8 113 22.3 18.2-26.9
45-54 558 415 75.0 70.5-79.0 143 25.0 21.0-29.5
55-64 693 509 73.5 69.1-77.4 184 26.5 22.6-30.9
65-74 667 452 67.0 62.4-71.2 215 33.0 28.8-37.6
75+ 449 270 59.2 53.4-64.8 179 40.8 35.2-46.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 352 209 61.4 55.1-67.5 143 38.6 32.5-44.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 951 595 65.7 61.9-69.3 356 34.3 30.7-38.1
Some Post-H.S. 1,066 790 76.9 73.7-79.9 276 23.1 20.1-26.3
College Graduate 1,174 988 87.7 85.4-89.6 186 12.3 10.4-14.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 390 238 64.0 57.9-69.6 152 36.0 30.4-42.1
$15,000- 24,999 614 391 66.1 61.3-70.7 223 33.9 29.3-38.7
$25,000- 34,999 316 222 70.0 63.3-76.0 94 30.0 24.0-36.7
$35,000- 49,999 435 317 75.5 70.3-80.0 118 24.5 20.0-29.7
$50,000- 74,999 419 334 79.4 74.3-83.6 85 20.6 16.4-25.7
$75,000+ 674 602 91.0 88.3-93.2 72 9.0 6.8-11.7
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 918 510 55.0 50.8-59.0 408 45.0 41.0-49.2
No 2,274 1,795 80.4 78.3-82.3 479 19.6 17.7-21.7
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 1,077 603 58.7 54.9-62.3 474 41.3 37.7-45.1
No 2,388 1,929 81.4 79.3-83.3 459 18.6 16.7-20.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 87 64 81.1 71.0-88.3 23 18.9 11.7-29.0
Non-Veteran 3,464 2,524 74.7 72.8-76.4 940 25.3 23.6-27.2
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 945 757 80.5 77.3-83.4 188 19.5 16.6-22.7
Regional City or Suburban County 809 599 75.6 71.9-78.9 210 24.4 21.1-28.1
Rural 1,798 1,233 69.6 66.8-72.4 565 30.4 27.6-33.2
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,593 1,279 81.9 79.5-84.0 314 18.1 16.0-20.5
Unemployed 132 85 69.4 59.1-78.0 47 30.6 22.0-40.9
Retired 1,032 708 68.5 64.8-71.9 324 31.5 28.1-35.2
Unable to Work 365 173 47.0 40.4-53.7 192 53.0 46.3-59.6
Other not in Labor Force 413 329 80.0 74.7-84.4 84 20.0 15.6-25.3
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 148 101 73.0 63.8-80.5 47 27.0 19.5-36.2
50% to 100% 322 193 62.5 55.8-68.8 129 37.5 31.2-44.2
101% to 150% 551 362 67.5 62.5-72.2 189 32.5 27.8-37.5
151% to 200% 229 146 68.7 60.7-75.7 83 31.3 24.3-39.3
More than 200% 1,555 1,268 83.5 81.2-85.5 287 16.5 14.5-18.8
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 736 483 68.0 63.2-72.4 253 32.0 27.6-36.8
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,291 909 70.9 67.7-73.9 382 29.1 26.1-32.3
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,525 1,197 79.2 76.7-81.6 328 20.8 18.4-23.3

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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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