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2016 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 6,527 4,925 76.7 75.4-78.0 1,602 23.3 22.0-24.6
GENDER
Male 2,975 2,336 78.8 76.9-80.6 639 21.2 19.4-23.1
Female 3,552 2,589 74.8 73.0-76.6 963 25.2 23.4-27.0
Have Health Insurance
Yes 5,732 4,384 78.1 76.8-79.4 1,348 21.9 20.6-23.2
No 775 523 67.4 63.2-71.4 252 32.6 28.6-36.8
Body Mass Index
Underweight 96 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 1,815 1,454 81.2 78.9-83.3 361 18.8 16.7-21.1
Overweight 2,148 1,714 80.9 78.8-82.9 434 19.1 17.1-21.2
Obese 1,922 1,311 70.3 67.7-72.7 611 29.7 27.3-32.3
Current Smoker
Yes 1,076 716 68.5 64.8-71.9 360 31.5 28.1-35.2
No 5,263 4,074 78.8 77.4-80.1 1,189 21.2 19.9-22.6
History of CVD**
Yes 781 472 58.9 54.4-63.3 309 41.1 36.7-45.6
No 5,685 4,411 78.8 77.5-80.1 1,274 21.2 19.9-22.5
Binge Drinker
Yes 770 625 82.9 79.6-85.8 145 17.1 14.2-20.4
No 5,342 4,008 76.2 74.8-77.6 1,334 23.8 22.4-25.2
Heavy Drinker
Yes 391 303 80.6 75.8-84.6 88 19.4 15.4-24.2
No 5,701 4,313 77.0 75.6-78.3 1,388 23.0 21.7-24.4
COPD
Yes 526 301 55.9 50.4-61.3 225 44.1 38.7-49.6
No 5,984 4,616 78.5 77.2-79.8 1,368 21.5 20.2-22.8
Current Asthma
Yes 525 353 70.6 65.7-75.2 172 29.4 24.8-34.3
No 5,970 4,552 77.3 76.0-78.6 1,418 22.7 21.4-24.0
Diabetes
Yes 892 555 62.6 58.5-66.4 337 37.4 33.6-41.5
No 5,627 4,366 78.6 77.2-79.9 1,261 21.4 20.1-22.8
Disability1
Yes 1,602 956 59.7 56.5-62.7 646 40.3 37.3-43.5
No 4,164 3,343 81.0 79.5-82.5 821 19.0 17.5-20.5
Functional Disability1
Yes 1,864 1,135 62.7 59.9-65.4 729 37.3 34.6-40.1
No 4,494 3,673 82.0 80.6-83.4 821 18.0 16.6-19.4
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 2,015 1,280 62.6 59.8-65.2 735 37.4 34.8-40.2
No 4,512 3,646 81.6 80.2-83.0 866 18.4 17.0-19.8

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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 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 phasing out next year, being replaced by Functional Disability.

^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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