Core State Preconception Health Indicators
Women Aged 18 to 44
F5 Percentage of women who participate in enough moderate and/or vigorous physical activity in a usual week to meet the recommended levels of physical activity

  Total Yes No
  N % N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total   1,050 100.0 442 41.0 37.5- 44.5 608 59.0 55.5- 62.5
Race / Ethnicity                  
  White, Non-Hispanic 577 100.0 220 38.0 33.6- 42.7 357 62.0 57.3- 66.4
  African American, Non-Hispanic 237 100.0 108 43.7 36.6- 51.0 129 56.3 49.0- 63.4
  American Indian, Non-Hispanic 13 100.0 7 51.8 22.1- 80.2 6 48.2 19.8- 77.9
  Other Race, Non-Hispanic 55 100.0 12 19.4 10.5- 33.1 43 80.6 66.9- 89.5
  Latino/Hispanic 168 100.0 95 55.5 46.7- 64.0 73 44.5 36.0- 53.3
Education                  
  No Schooling through Grade 8 (Elementary) 31 100.0 19 54.9 34.7- 73.5 12 45.1 26.5- 65.3
  Grades 9 through 11 (Some High School) 59 100.0 26 38.4 24.8- 54.1 33 61.6 45.9- 75.2
  Grades 12 or GED (High School Graduate) 236 100.0 119 46.0 38.9- 53.4 117 54.0 46.6- 61.1
  College 1 year to 3 years (Some College or Technical school) 324 100.0 147 43.3 37.3- 49.4 177 56.7 50.6- 62.7
  College 4 years or more (College Graduate) 408 100.0 132 32.7 27.9- 38.0 276 67.3 62.0- 72.1
Age                  
  18-24 186 100.0 65 33.3 26.3- 41.2 121 66.7 58.8- 73.7
  25-30 220 100.0 82 39.3 32.0- 47.2 138 60.7 52.8- 68.0
  31-40 467 100.0 204 43.0 37.9- 48.3 263 57.0 51.7- 62.1
  41-44 185 100.0 92 49.1 40.7- 57.6 93 50.9 42.4- 59.3

Source: 2015 North Carolina BRFSS
PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2015 are NOT comparable to 2010 and earlier years.