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2003 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Physical Activity--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures*

How many days per week do you do these moderate activities for at least 10 minutes at a time?*

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  Total
Respond.^
1 day 2 days 3-4 days 5-6 days Everyday
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 6,854 391 5.4 4.7- 6.3 971 14.1 12.9-15.4 2,307 35.8 34.0-37.6 1,376 20.5 18.9-22.1 1,809 24.2 22.7-25.9
Have Health Insurance
Yes 5,944 327 5.2 4.4- 6.1 838 14.0 12.7-15.4 2,034 36.3 34.4-38.3 1,215 20.7 19.1-22.5 1,530 23.8 22.1-25.6
No 903 64 7.0 4.7-10.3 133 14.8 11.5-18.8 271 32.6 27.7-37.9 158 18.4 14.5-23.0 277 27.3 23.0-32.0
Body Mass Index
Underweight 121 7 7.6 3.4-15.9 20 13.9 7.8-23.7 35 33.2 20.4-49.0 20 13.8 7.7-23.7 39 31.5 20.2-45.4
Recommended Range 2,485 121 4.1 3.1- 5.4 311 12.5 10.7-14.6 811 33.5 30.6-36.5 529 22.1 19.5-24.9 713 27.8 25.1-30.6
Overweight 2,303 130 5.7 4.4- 7.4 321 13.5 11.5-15.8 808 38.2 35.0-41.4 471 20.6 18.0-23.5 573 21.9 19.5-24.6
Obese 1,623 111 6.8 5.2- 8.9 264 16.6 13.9-19.5 554 36.1 32.3-40.0 292 18.0 14.9-21.5 402 22.5 19.1-26.4
Current Smoker
No 5,323 294 5.3 4.5- 6.3 726 13.9 12.5-15.4 1,824 36.2 34.2-38.3 1,108 20.9 19.2-22.8 1,371 23.6 21.9-25.4
Yes 1,503 95 5.8 4.3- 7.7 238 14.5 12.2-17.3 476 34.7 30.9-38.7 262 19.0 15.7-22.7 432 26.0 22.6-29.9
Binge Drinker
No 6,308 368 5.7 4.9- 6.6 895 14.1 12.8-15.4 2,112 36.0 34.1-37.9 1,265 20.0 18.5-21.7 1,668 24.3 22.7-25.9
Yes 481 21 3.1 1.7- 5.7 69 14.9 10.8-20.1 175 34.3 27.8-41.3 99 24.9 18.3-32.9 117 22.9 16.6-30.6
Heavy Drinker
No 6,609 382 5.6 4.8- 6.5 939 14.0 12.8-15.3 2,227 36.0 34.1-37.9 1,327 20.2 18.7-21.9 1,734 24.2 22.6-25.9
Yes 184 7 1.8 0.6- 5.0 23 14.2 7.8-24.6 61 34.0 24.0-45.7 40 30.2 18.1-45.8 53 19.8 11.5-31.9
Physical Activity
Meets Recommendation 3,074 21 1.2 0.6- 2.2 68 1.8 1.3- 2.6 404 16.4 14.2-18.7 1,174 38.7 35.9-41.6 1,407 41.9 39.1-44.8
Some Physical Activity 3,564 354 9.2 7.9-10.7 873 25.0 22.8-27.2 1,850 54.0 51.4-56.5 176 4.3 3.4- 5.4 311 7.5 6.4- 8.8
Physically Inactive 0 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - .
Fair/Poor Health Status
Yes 1,109 79 5.8 4.1- 8.1 178 17.2 13.8-21.2 309 32.3 27.7-37.2 209 19.4 15.6-23.8 334 25.4 21.6-29.6
No 5,729 310 5.4 4.5- 6.3 791 13.5 12.3-14.9 1,993 36.4 34.5-38.4 1,164 20.6 19.0-22.4 1,471 24.1 22.3-25.8
Disability Status
Yes 1,922 122 6.3 4.7- 8.5 251 13.2 11.1-15.6 582 33.7 30.2-37.3 369 18.7 16.1-21.6 598 28.2 24.9-31.7
No 4,829 266 5.2 4.4- 6.2 702 14.3 12.9-15.9 1,691 36.4 34.3-38.6 989 21.1 19.2-23.1 1,181 22.9 21.1-24.8
Current Asthma
Yes 490 31 7.2 4.1-12.5 82 19.3 13.8-26.2 146 31.1 24.8-38.1 101 20.8 15.8-26.9 130 21.7 16.9-27.4
No 6,351 360 5.3 4.6- 6.2 885 13.7 12.5-15.0 2,160 36.1 34.3-38.1 1,273 20.4 18.8-22.2 1,673 24.4 22.8-26.1
Diabetes
Yes 596 34 7.4 4.7-11.4 86 12.4 9.0-16.8 175 33.6 28.2-39.6 121 20.1 15.8-25.3 180 26.4 21.6-32.0
Yes, During Pregnancy 59 2 9.7 2.3-32.7 3 2.9 0.8- 9.9 20 42.8 25.3-62.3 20 23.9 12.0-41.9 14 20.8 9.8-38.7
No 6,191 354 5.2 4.5- 6.1 882 14.3 13.0-15.7 2,110 35.9 34.0-37.9 1,234 20.5 18.8-22.2 1,611 24.1 22.4-25.8
Arthritis
Yes 2,246 139 5.5 4.3- 7.1 316 13.3 11.4-15.4 704 35.2 32.2-38.3 435 20.0 17.6-22.7 652 26.0 23.3-28.8
No 4,585 250 5.3 4.4- 6.3 653 14.4 12.9-16.0 1,597 36.0 33.8-38.3 935 20.7 18.8-22.7 1,150 23.6 21.7-25.6
High Blood Pressure
Yes 2,103 137 6.5 5.1- 8.2 277 12.4 10.5-14.7 640 35.1 31.8-38.6 431 21.2 18.5-24.1 618 24.8 22.1-27.7
Yes, During Pregnancy 87 5 4.1 1.2-13.4 10 7.5 3.4-15.8 27 38.1 25.4-52.6 16 16.5 9.0-28.3 29 33.8 21.1-49.4
No 4,659 249 5.1 4.2- 6.1 684 14.8 13.3-16.4 1,636 36.0 33.8-38.2 929 20.3 18.4-22.3 1,161 23.9 22.0-25.9
High Cholesterol
Yes 1,946 121 5.1 4.0- 6.6 272 13.7 11.6-16.1 639 35.9 32.7-39.2 407 21.1 18.4-24.0 507 24.2 21.4-27.2
No 3,724 201 5.5 4.5- 6.8 502 13.0 11.5-14.6 1,269 35.9 33.5-38.3 757 20.6 18.5-22.9 995 25.0 23.0-27.2
History of Cardiovascular Disease
Yes 576 36 7.9 5.1-12.1 76 13.5 9.8-18.2 151 28.6 23.3-34.5 118 20.8 16.1-26.5 195 29.2 24.1-35.0
No 6,186 350 5.3 4.5- 6.2 876 14.0 12.8-15.4 2,127 36.3 34.4-38.3 1,244 20.6 18.9-22.3 1,589 23.8 22.1-25.5

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*This question was asked only of respondents who reported doing moderate activities at least 10 minutes at a time.

^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = 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.

* See Technical Notes for definitions of risk factors/conditions.

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