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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

Moderate Physical Activity*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 12,228 5,393 46.4 44.8-48.0 6,835 53.6 52.0-55.2
Have Health Insurance
Yes 10,697 4,718 47.0 45.3-48.7 5,979 53.0 51.3-54.7
No 1,510 669 44.2 39.5-49.1 841 55.8 50.9-60.5
Body Mass Index
Underweight 188 84 50.0 36.2-63.8 104 50.0 36.2-63.8
Recommended Range 3,881 2,002 52.4 49.4-55.3 1,879 47.6 44.7-50.6
Overweight 4,214 1,938 48.8 46.2-51.4 2,276 51.2 48.6-53.8
Obese 3,420 1,174 37.1 34.1-40.3 2,246 62.9 59.7-65.9
Current Smoker
No 9,987 4,442 46.7 44.9-48.5 5,545 53.3 51.5-55.1
Yes 2,190 930 45.5 41.8-49.2 1,260 54.5 50.8-58.2
History of CVD**
Yes 1,442 461 29.3 25.3-33.7 981 70.7 66.3-74.7
No 10,665 4,892 48.2 46.5-49.9 5,773 51.8 50.1-53.5
Binge Drinker
No 11,076 4,812 45.8 44.1-47.5 6,264 54.2 52.5-55.9
Yes 1,039 539 51.5 46.0-56.9 500 48.5 43.1-54.0
Heavy Drinker
No 11,590 5,078 46.3 44.7-48.0 6,512 53.7 52.0-55.3
Yes 453 242 49.3 41.0-57.7 211 50.7 42.3-59.0
Poor Sleep***
Yes 1,391 534 43.6 38.9-48.4 857 56.4 51.6-61.1
No 10,601 4,782 46.8 45.1-48.6 5,819 53.2 51.4-54.9
Current Asthma
Yes 1,028 391 42.2 36.9-47.7 637 57.8 52.3-63.1
No 11,144 4,984 46.8 45.1-48.5 6,160 53.2 51.5-54.9
Diabetes
Yes 1,570 476 31.2 27.5-35.2 1,094 68.8 64.8-72.5
No 10,646 4,913 48.1 46.4-49.8 5,733 51.9 50.2-53.6
Disability
Yes 4,281 1,418 35.3 32.6-38.1 2,863 64.7 61.9-67.4
No 7,594 3,819 50.8 48.8-52.8 3,775 49.2 47.2-51.2

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*Data in this table were derived from the physical activity questions.
Yes = Respondents who report doing moderate physical activity for 30 or more minutes per day, five or more days per week or
respondents who report doing vigorous physical acti vity for 20 or more minutes per day, three or more days per week.
No= Respondents who report no moderate physical activity or less than 30 minutes per day, or less than five days per week
and no vigorous physical activity or less than 20 minutes p er day, or less than three days per week.

**History of Cardiovascular Disease includes history of heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke.

***Poor sleep defined as not getting enough rest or sleep for all 30 days out of the past 30 days.

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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