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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

Leisure Time Physical Activity *

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 13,266 9,476 73.6 72.2-74.9 3,790 26.4 25.1-27.8
Have Health Insurance
Yes 11,592 8,404 75.6 74.3-76.9 3,188 24.4 23.1-25.7
No 1,646 1,050 64.1 59.5-68.5 596 35.9 31.5-40.5
Body Mass Index
Underweight 216 135 68.7 56.8-78.6 81 31.3 21.4-43.2
Recommended Range 4,198 3,276 79.5 77.2-81.7 922 20.5 18.3-22.8
Overweight 4,553 3,338 74.4 72.1-76.6 1,215 25.6 23.4-27.9
Obese 3,672 2,327 67.8 65.1-70.5 1,345 32.2 29.5-34.9
Current Smoker
No 10,817 7,997 75.7 74.2-77.2 2,820 24.3 22.8-25.8
Yes 2,391 1,437 65.1 61.9-68.2 954 34.9 31.8-38.1
History of CVD**
Yes 1,586 902 60.3 55.5-64.9 684 39.7 35.1-44.5
No 11,546 8,490 74.8 73.4-76.2 3,056 25.2 23.8-26.6
Binge Drinker
No 11,902 8,401 72.4 71.0-73.9 3,501 27.6 26.1-29.0
Yes 1,096 878 81.2 77.0-84.8 218 18.8 15.2-23.0
Heavy Drinker
No 12,438 8,851 73.6 72.2-74.9 3,587 26.4 25.1-27.8
Yes 473 367 72.0 63.1-79.5 106 28.0 20.5-36.9
Poor Sleep***
Yes 1,517 872 61.6 57.3-65.8 645 38.4 34.2-42.7
No 11,453 8,434 75.4 73.9-76.8 3,019 24.6 23.2-26.1
Current Asthma
Yes 1,099 678 66.9 62.1-71.4 421 33.1 28.6-37.9
No 12,108 8,762 74.2 72.7-75.5 3,346 25.8 24.5-27.3
Diabetes
Yes 1,716 983 55.8 51.5-60.0 733 44.2 40.0-48.5
No 11,533 8,482 75.5 74.0-76.8 3,051 24.5 23.2-26.0
Disability
Yes 4,598 2,629 61.3 58.8-63.8 1,969 38.7 36.2-41.2
No 7,867 6,270 79.0 77.3-80.6 1,597 21.0 19.4-22.7

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*Data in this table were derived from the exercise question.
Yes = Respondents who report any level of physical activity or exercise.
No = Respondents reporting no physical activity or exercise.

**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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