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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

When you are at work, which of the following best describes what you do?*
Would you say:

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  Total
Respond.^
Mostly sitting/standing Mostly walking Mostly heavy labor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 6,061 3,976 62.3 60.2-64.4 1,378 23.9 22.0-25.8 707 13.8 12.3-15.5
Have Health Insurance
Yes 5,294 3,606 65.5 63.4-67.6 1,175 22.8 21.0-24.6 513 11.7 10.2-13.5
No 758 367 46.9 40.1-53.9 197 28.3 22.1-35.4 194 24.8 19.7-30.7
Body Mass Index
Underweight 67 33 39.5 25.4-55.5 20 36.2 21.7-53.6 14 24.4 13.9-39.1
Recommended Range 1,847 1,203 62.0 58.1-65.7 406 22.0 19.1-25.2 238 16.1 13.1-19.5
Overweight 2,167 1,378 62.1 58.8-65.3 531 24.3 21.5-27.3 258 13.6 11.4-16.2
Obese 1,737 1,182 62.0 57.5-66.3 368 25.2 21.3-29.6 187 12.8 9.8-16.4
Current Smoker
No 4,943 3,390 65.3 62.9-67.6 1,082 23.8 21.7-26.0 471 10.9 9.5-12.6
Yes 1,102 575 50.7 45.6-55.7 292 24.0 20.3-28.1 235 25.4 20.8-30.5
History of CVD**
Yes 260 151 45.5 31.6-60.1 75 36.2 20.9-54.8 34 18.3 8.8-34.3
No 5,771 3,809 63.2 61.1-65.3 1,293 23.2 21.5-25.1 669 13.6 12.0-15.2
Binge Drinker
No 5,259 3,484 63.5 61.2-65.8 1,212 24.6 22.6-26.7 563 11.9 10.4-13.5
Yes 738 456 56.5 50.4-62.5 151 19.5 15.4-24.3 131 24.0 18.6-30.3
Heavy Drinker
No 5,705 3,767 63.2 61.0-65.3 1,310 24.3 22.4-26.3 628 12.5 11.1-14.1
Yes 268 163 53.9 42.8-64.6 50 13.4 8.7-20.1 55 32.7 22.5-44.9
Poor Sleep***
Yes 646 396 57.6 50.7-64.3 129 20.4 15.7-26.0 121 22.0 16.5-28.7
No 5,349 3,542 63.3 61.0-65.5 1,233 24.2 22.2-26.3 574 12.5 11.0-14.2
Current Asthma
Yes 406 278 64.7 55.9-72.5 82 20.2 14.1-27.9 46 15.2 9.3-23.7
No 5,634 3,680 62.1 59.9-64.3 1,294 24.1 22.2-26.2 660 13.8 12.2-15.5
Diabetes
Yes 419 283 65.9 58.9-72.4 95 22.3 17.1-28.5 41 11.8 7.4-18.2
No 5,634 3,686 62.2 60.0-64.4 1,283 24.1 22.1-26.1 665 13.7 12.2-15.4
Disability
Yes 1,197 769 58.9 53.8-63.8 268 22.4 18.7-26.5 160 18.7 14.3-24.1
No 4,618 3,058 63.6 61.2-65.9 1,057 24.0 21.9-26.2 503 12.4 10.9-14.0

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*This question was asked only of respondents who reported being employed or self-employed.

**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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