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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

Now, thinking about the moderate physical activities you do when you are not working in a usual week,
do you do moderate activities for at least 10 minutes at a time such as
brisk walking, bicycling,vacuuming, gardening, or anything else that cause s small increases in breathing or heart rate?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 12,752 10,603 84.8 83.6-85.9 2,149 15.2 14.1-16.4
Have Health Insurance
Yes 11,165 9,309 85.7 84.6-86.7 1,856 14.3 13.3-15.4
No 1,561 1,271 80.4 76.2-84.1 290 19.6 15.9-23.8
Body Mass Index
Underweight 205 160 81.5 68.9-89.8 45 18.5 10.2-31.1
Recommended Range 4,045 3,487 86.8 84.7-88.7 558 13.2 11.3-15.3
Overweight 4,388 3,700 85.5 83.6-87.3 688 14.5 12.7-16.4
Obese 3,540 2,808 82.2 80.0-84.2 732 17.8 15.8-20.0
Current Smoker
No 10,407 8,738 85.1 83.8-86.3 1,669 14.9 13.7-16.2
Yes 2,289 1,826 83.7 81.3-85.9 463 16.3 14.1-18.7
History of CVD**
Yes 1,529 1,076 74.1 70.0-77.9 453 25.9 22.1-30.0
No 11,093 9,432 85.8 84.6-87.0 1,661 14.2 13.0-15.4
Binge Drinker
No 11,560 9,574 84.4 83.2-85.6 1,986 15.6 14.4-16.8
Yes 1,065 931 88.8 85.5-91.5 134 11.2 8.5-14.5
Heavy Drinker
No 12,083 10,042 84.9 83.8-86.0 2,041 15.1 14.0-16.2
Yes 465 408 87.3 80.4-92.0 57 12.7 8.0-19.6
Poor Sleep***
Yes 1,454 1,095 80.2 76.6-83.3 359 19.8 16.7-23.4
No 11,028 9,329 85.6 84.4-86.8 1,699 14.4 13.2-15.6
Current Asthma
Yes 1,068 815 80.3 76.1-84.0 253 19.7 16.0-23.9
No 11,627 9,745 85.2 84.0-86.3 1,882 14.8 13.7-16.0
Diabetes
Yes 1,652 1,182 72.1 67.6-76.3 470 27.9 23.7-32.4
No 11,084 9,406 86.1 85.0-87.2 1,678 13.9 12.8-15.0
Disability
Yes 4,489 3,218 75.3 73.1-77.3 1,271 24.7 22.7-26.9
No 7,859 7,044 88.8 87.4-90.1 815 11.2 9.9-12.6

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*If a respondent reported less than 10 mins activity/week for the next phy. activity quest., that respondent was counted in NO category

**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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