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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Exercise-Non-Hispanic White

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 White 4,368 3,324 77.2 75.6-78.7 1,044 22.8 21.3-24.4
GENDER
Male 1,987 1,565 78.5 76.2-80.7 422 21.5 19.3-23.8
Female 2,381 1,759 75.9 73.7-78.0 622 24.1 22.0-26.3
AGE
18-34 752 658 85.8 82.2-88.8 94 14.2 11.2-17.8
35-44 492 396 81.8 77.6-85.4 96 18.2 14.6-22.4
45-54 670 523 76.9 72.8-80.6 147 23.1 19.4-27.2
55-64 891 664 75.4 71.7-78.7 227 24.6 21.3-28.3
65-74 943 686 71.4 67.7-74.9 257 28.6 25.1-32.3
75+ 579 365 60.1 55.0-64.9 214 39.9 35.1-45.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 321 183 57.5 50.7-64.0 138 42.5 36.0-49.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,114 732 69.2 65.8-72.4 382 30.8 27.6-34.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,319 1,007 78.8 76.0-81.3 312 21.2 18.7-24.0
College Graduate 1,606 1,395 89.5 87.8-91.1 211 10.5 8.9-12.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 319 182 57.7 50.4-64.6 137 42.3 35.4-49.6
$15,000- 24,999 569 369 66.8 61.7-71.5 200 33.2 28.5-38.3
$25,000- 34,999 373 265 71.1 65.0-76.4 108 28.9 23.6-35.0
$35,000- 49,999 555 411 75.2 70.5-79.3 144 24.8 20.7-29.5
$50,000- 74,999 624 504 78.8 74.5-82.6 120 21.2 17.4-25.5
$75,000+ 1,184 1,060 90.4 88.3-92.1 124 9.6 7.9-11.7
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 1,122 665 59.5 55.8-63.1 457 40.5 36.9-44.2
No 2,733 2,232 82.0 80.1-83.7 501 18.0 16.3-19.9
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 1,245 741 60.5 57.0-63.8 504 39.5 36.2-43.0
No 3,042 2,530 83.3 81.6-84.9 512 16.7 15.1-18.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 687 537 80.2 76.5-83.5 150 19.8 16.5-23.5
Non-Veteran 3,680 2,786 76.7 74.9-78.3 894 23.3 21.7-25.1
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 996 838 85.0 82.1-87.4 158 15.0 12.6-17.9
Regional City or Suburban County 1,042 794 76.3 73.1-79.3 248 23.7 20.7-26.9
Rural 2,331 1,693 72.7 70.2-75.0 638 27.3 25.0-29.8
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 2,171 1,795 83.7 81.8-85.5 376 16.3 14.5-18.2
Unemployed 126 84 70.7 59.5-79.9 42 29.3 20.1-40.5
Retired 1,402 1,010 70.4 67.3-73.3 392 29.6 26.7-32.7
Unable to Work 337 161 47.3 40.4-54.3 176 52.7 45.7-59.6
Other not in Labor Force 317 262 82.7 76.7-87.4 55 17.3 12.6-23.3
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 82 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 249 154 63.7 55.7-70.9 95 36.3 29.1-44.3
101% to 150% 571 367 64.8 59.7-69.6 204 35.2 30.4-40.3
151% to 200% 289 195 70.9 64.3-76.8 94 29.1 23.2-35.7
More than 200% 2,387 1,989 84.0 82.1-85.7 398 16.0 14.3-17.9
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 810 572 72.4 67.8-76.5 238 27.6 23.5-32.2
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,722 1,252 71.7 69.0-74.4 470 28.3 25.6-31.0
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,837 1,501 82.5 80.3-84.5 336 17.5 15.5-19.7

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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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