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2003 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

On days when you do moderate activities for at least 10 minutes at a time, how much total time per day do you spend doing these activities?*

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  Total
Respond.^
10-20 minutes 21-30 minutes 31-60 minutes 1-2 hours More than 2 hours
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 6,646 1,242 16.7 15.5-18.1 2,038 29.7 28.0-31.4 2,140 33.6 31.8-35.5 719 12.3 11.0-13.7 507 7.6 6.7- 8.7
Have Health Insurance
Yes 5,769 1,097 17.3 15.9-18.8 1,768 29.5 27.7-31.3 1,871 34.1 32.1-36.1 609 12.0 10.7-13.5 424 7.1 6.2- 8.2
No 870 145 14.2 11.1-18.1 267 30.0 25.4-35.1 267 31.9 27.1-37.2 109 14.2 10.6-18.9 82 9.6 6.9-13.1
Body Mass Index
Underweight 119 22 9.6 5.6-16.0 41 38.9 25.7-53.9 38 34.4 22.6-48.4 8 8.1 3.3-18.4 10 9.1 4.2-18.7
Recommended Range 2,420 411 14.8 12.9-17.0 744 30.0 27.2-33.0 826 34.7 31.8-37.7 257 13.0 10.9-15.6 182 7.4 6.0- 9.1
Overweight 2,240 378 15.8 13.7-18.2 683 28.1 25.4-31.1 712 32.9 29.8-36.1 277 14.4 12.1-17.0 190 8.7 6.9-11.0
Obese 1,570 374 21.4 18.5-24.7 467 28.5 25.1-32.1 459 33.7 29.6-38.0 160 9.6 7.6-12.2 110 6.7 5.0- 9.1
Current Smoker
No 5,169 981 17.0 15.5-18.6 1,614 30.9 28.9-32.9 1,678 33.1 31.0-35.2 543 12.0 10.6-13.6 353 7.1 6.0- 8.3
Yes 1,452 258 15.8 13.3-18.7 417 25.9 22.5-29.6 453 35.3 31.3-39.6 172 13.4 10.6-16.9 152 9.5 7.5-12.0
Binge Drinker
No 6,119 1,160 17.2 15.8-18.6 1,877 29.9 28.1-31.8 1,975 33.6 31.7-35.5 658 12.1 10.8-13.5 449 7.2 6.2- 8.3
Yes 471 73 12.2 8.9-16.6 145 26.7 21.2-33.0 151 35.9 28.4-44.1 51 13.6 8.5-21.0 51 11.7 8.0-16.8
Heavy Drinker
No 6,414 1,210 17.0 15.7-18.4 1,966 29.7 27.9-31.4 2,074 33.9 32.0-35.8 686 12.0 10.8-13.4 478 7.4 6.5- 8.5
Yes 180 26 9.5 5.6-15.6 52 27.1 18.3-38.2 54 30.4 19.4-44.3 24 20.3 10.2-36.4 24 12.6 6.4-23.5
Physical Activity
Meets Recommendation 3,057 110 3.9 2.8- 5.2 1,011 30.4 27.9-33.0 1,238 41.0 38.1-43.9 414 16.2 14.0-18.6 284 8.6 7.2-10.3
Some Physical Activity 3,564 1,125 28.4 26.3-30.7 1,022 29.1 26.8-31.5 894 26.9 24.7-29.2 301 8.8 7.4-10.4 222 6.8 5.5- 8.3
Physically Inactive 0 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - .
Fair/Poor Health Status
Yes 1,056 299 25.1 21.2-29.3 294 25.7 21.5-30.3 274 29.8 25.3-34.7 105 12.8 9.2-17.5 84 6.7 5.0- 9.0
No 5,575 941 15.4 14.0-16.8 1,738 30.3 28.5-32.2 1,861 34.3 32.3-36.3 614 12.3 10.9-13.8 421 7.8 6.7- 9.0
Disability Status
Yes 1,843 473 24.0 21.1-27.1 511 26.2 23.1-29.6 535 31.4 27.8-35.2 177 10.6 8.5-13.2 147 7.8 6.0-10.0
No 4,708 748 14.4 13.0-16.0 1,486 30.6 28.6-32.7 1,583 34.6 32.5-36.8 535 12.7 11.2-14.4 356 7.7 6.5- 9.0
Current Asthma
Yes 468 107 22.9 17.6-29.3 135 27.5 21.9-34.0 154 29.5 23.4-36.4 38 10.9 6.5-17.7 34 9.2 5.2-15.6
No 6,165 1,133 16.3 15.0-17.7 1,897 29.8 28.0-31.6 1,983 33.9 32.0-35.9 680 12.4 11.1-13.9 472 7.5 6.6- 8.6
Diabetes
Yes 569 148 25.0 20.0-30.7 145 24.4 19.6-30.1 171 31.9 26.4-38.0 61 10.5 7.4-14.7 44 8.2 5.5-11.9
Yes, During Pregnancy 58 14 28.4 13.2-50.9 16 21.2 10.9-37.0 19 32.6 17.9-51.7 6 14.9 5.1-36.4 3 3.0 0.8-10.2
No 6,012 1,078 16.0 14.7-17.4 1,877 30.2 28.4-32.0 1,948 33.8 31.8-35.8 651 12.4 11.1-13.9 458 7.6 6.6- 8.8
Arthritis
Yes 2,134 462 20.8 18.4-23.5 630 27.6 24.9-30.5 644 31.9 28.9-35.0 223 12.1 9.9-14.6 175 7.6 6.1- 9.4
No 4,491 776 15.1 13.6-16.7 1,403 30.5 28.4-32.7 1,490 34.3 32.1-36.7 495 12.5 10.9-14.2 327 7.6 6.4- 9.0
High Blood Pressure
Yes 2,019 460 20.0 17.5-22.7 591 28.7 25.6-31.9 586 31.4 28.2-34.7 222 12.6 10.4-15.1 160 7.4 5.7- 9.6
Yes, During Pregnancy 85 16 23.1 13.0-37.6 34 36.1 24.0-50.2 29 33.3 21.1-48.3 3 6.6 1.8-21.3 3 0.9 0.3- 3.3
No 4,538 766 15.5 14.0-17.1 1,412 29.9 27.9-32.0 1,523 34.4 32.2-36.7 493 12.3 10.8-14.1 344 7.8 6.7- 9.2
High Cholesterol
Yes 1,882 391 19.6 17.1-22.4 568 30.5 27.5-33.7 592 32.2 29.1-35.6 193 11.2 9.2-13.6 138 6.4 5.0- 8.1
No 3,624 635 15.6 14.0-17.4 1,101 29.0 26.8-31.4 1,203 34.4 31.9-36.9 406 13.4 11.6-15.4 279 7.6 6.4- 9.0
History of Cardiovascular Disease
Yes 552 153 25.3 20.2-31.2 145 24.3 19.4-30.1 154 30.6 25.0-36.9 56 12.2 8.7-17.0 44 7.5 5.0-11.0
No 6,012 1,072 16.1 14.8-17.5 1,858 29.8 28.0-31.7 1,967 34.0 32.1-36.0 659 12.4 11.1-13.9 456 7.7 6.6- 8.8

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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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