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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Exercise--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

During the past month, other than your regular job, did you participate in any physical activities or exercises
such as running, calisthenics, golf, gardening, or walking for exercise?

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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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**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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