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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 vigorous 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 2,653 284 9.7 8.1-11.5 646 24.4 21.9-27.1 992 37.6 34.6-40.7 451 18.0 15.7-20.5 280 10.4 8.7-12.3
Have Health Insurance
Yes 2,306 242 9.6 7.9-11.6 564 24.6 21.9-27.6 886 37.8 34.6-41.1 376 17.5 15.1-20.2 238 10.5 8.7-12.6
No 343 42 10.9 7.2-16.2 82 24.4 18.0-32.2 104 33.0 25.5-41.4 74 21.8 16.0-29.1 41 9.9 6.1-15.7
Body Mass Index
Underweight 45 5 8.8 3.2-22.2 10 14.9 6.3-31.3 15 33.6 17.9-53.9 12 36.8 17.8-61.1 3 6.0 1.7-19.1
Recommended Range 1,116 116 9.7 7.3-12.8 248 20.2 16.9-24.1 467 39.9 35.3-44.6 186 21.0 17.1-25.5 99 9.3 6.9-12.3
Overweight 949 97 9.4 6.9-12.6 238 27.8 23.4-32.6 338 36.9 32.1-42.0 159 14.2 11.3-17.6 117 11.8 9.1-15.1
Obese 467 56 10.3 7.1-14.9 128 24.5 19.0-30.9 150 36.1 28.6-44.3 80 18.2 13.1-24.8 53 10.9 6.8-16.8
Current Smoker
No 2,076 223 9.5 7.7-11.6 521 24.9 22.0-27.9 812 40.3 36.8-43.9 325 17.0 14.5-19.8 195 8.4 6.7-10.3
Yes 564 59 10.5 7.3-14.8 121 22.5 17.3-28.8 176 28.3 22.9-34.4 123 21.4 16.3-27.6 85 17.2 12.9-22.7
Binge Drinker
No 2,326 257 9.6 8.0-11.5 562 24.5 21.8-27.5 878 38.4 35.1-41.7 387 17.1 14.8-19.6 242 10.4 8.6-12.5
Yes 296 25 10.2 5.5-18.1 79 24.4 18.0-32.1 107 33.9 26.0-42.8 53 22.3 14.9-32.2 32 9.2 5.6-14.8
Heavy Drinker
No 2,529 277 9.9 8.3-11.8 621 24.6 22.0-27.4 943 38.0 34.9-41.2 423 17.2 15.0-19.6 265 10.3 8.6-12.3
Yes 100 3 2.1 0.4-10.4 20 18.3 9.3-32.6 43 31.0 19.0-46.2 21 36.7 19.3-58.3 13 12.0 5.1-25.7
Physical Activity
Meets Recommendation 1,811 139 7.0 5.4- 9.1 484 26.6 23.5-29.9 735 39.8 36.2-43.5 277 16.9 14.2-20.0 176 9.7 7.8-12.1
Some Physical Activity 816 142 15.6 12.3-19.6 157 19.9 15.6-24.9 251 33.0 27.6-39.0 165 20.2 16.2-24.9 101 11.3 8.5-14.9
Physically Inactive 0 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - . 0 . . - .
Fair/Poor Health Status
Yes 176 23 7.0 3.7-12.8 43 30.0 19.1-43.9 47 26.5 16.5-39.7 40 24.0 14.2-37.8 23 12.4 6.6-22.2
No 2,472 259 9.9 8.2-11.8 601 23.9 21.4-26.7 945 38.5 35.4-41.7 410 17.5 15.2-20.0 257 10.2 8.5-12.2
Disability Status
Yes 475 51 6.9 4.7-10.0 110 22.3 16.4-29.7 173 41.1 33.5-49.2 81 15.7 11.5-21.0 60 14.0 9.5-20.1
No 2,143 228 10.1 8.3-12.3 530 25.0 22.2-28.0 808 37.1 33.9-40.5 363 18.2 15.6-21.1 214 9.6 7.8-11.6
Current Asthma
Yes 170 19 11.5 6.2-20.3 42 22.7 13.7-35.4 69 36.9 26.5-48.7 25 21.1 12.8-32.8 15 7.8 3.3-17.5
No 2,480 265 9.6 7.9-11.5 604 24.6 22.0-27.4 922 37.7 34.5-40.9 425 17.7 15.4-20.3 264 10.5 8.8-12.5
Diabetes
Yes 120 16 10.2 5.1-19.4 29 33.3 21.2-48.1 26 17.9 10.6-28.8 34 26.6 16.3-40.3 15 12.0 6.3-21.6
Yes, During Pregnancy 23 2 5.1 0.8-26.9 8 39.2 16.3-68.0 8 29.1 10.9-58.0 4 18.2 4.0-53.9 1 8.5 1.2-42.0
No 2,505 264 9.6 8.0-11.6 607 23.9 21.3-26.7 957 38.5 35.4-41.7 413 17.7 15.3-20.2 264 10.3 8.6-12.3
Arthritis
Yes 619 64 8.2 5.9-11.5 134 23.4 18.8-28.7 223 35.3 29.8-41.2 112 19.9 15.4-25.3 86 13.2 9.7-17.9
No 2,027 220 10.0 8.2-12.2 510 24.7 21.8-27.9 767 37.9 34.5-41.5 336 17.6 15.0-20.5 194 9.8 7.9-11.9
High Blood Pressure
Yes 566 63 7.3 5.2-10.2 129 25.0 19.7-31.2 196 37.6 30.9-44.8 112 20.9 16.0-26.7 66 9.2 6.6-12.9
Yes, During Pregnancy 33 9 32.3 14.4-57.4 10 25.6 12.5-45.3 10 31.6 15.3-54.2 2 8.8 1.6-36.4 2 1.6 0.4- 6.6
No 2,051 211 9.9 8.1-12.1 506 24.2 21.4-27.3 786 37.7 34.3-41.2 337 17.4 14.9-20.3 211 10.8 8.8-13.0
High Cholesterol
Yes 597 64 8.0 5.7-11.1 130 23.3 18.4-29.1 238 41.2 35.4-47.2 90 15.7 11.7-20.7 75 11.8 8.6-16.0
No 1,536 166 10.2 8.1-12.8 378 24.2 21.0-27.6 574 37.3 33.5-41.3 267 18.5 15.5-21.8 151 9.8 7.7-12.4
History of Cardiovascular Disease
Yes 128 15 11.5 5.5-22.4 27 21.9 13.0-34.5 38 29.4 19.6-41.6 29 19.6 11.9-30.4 19 17.6 9.8-29.6
No 2,500 267 9.6 8.0-11.5 616 24.6 22.0-27.4 945 38.0 34.9-41.2 417 17.8 15.5-20.4 255 9.9 8.3-11.9

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*This question was asked only of respondents who reported doing vigorous 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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