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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

How many days per week do you do these moderate activities for at least 10 minutes at a time?

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  Total
Respond.^
1 day 2 days 3-4 days 5-6 days Everyday
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 10,523 514 5.8 4.9- 6.8 1,095 10.9 9.9-12.0 3,466 32.6 31.1-34.2 2,281 21.0 19.6-22.5 3,167 29.7 28.1-31.3
Have Health Insurance
Yes 9,237 445 5.4 4.7- 6.3 940 10.1 9.2-11.2 3,095 33.3 31.7-35.0 2,059 22.4 20.8-24.0 2,698 28.7 27.1-30.4
No 1,264 68 7.6 4.5-12.7 149 14.5 11.3-18.4 364 28.7 24.4-33.4 219 14.6 11.8-18.1 464 34.6 29.7-39.8
Body Mass Index
Underweight 156 13 6.5 3.1-13.0 13 7.1 3.0-15.8 39 27.1 16.1-41.9 35 17.0 10.1-27.3 56 42.3 27.6-58.6
Recommended Range 3,459 136 4.1 3.1- 5.5 284 8.3 6.9-10.0 1,030 31.8 29.0-34.8 835 22.6 20.1-25.4 1,174 33.1 30.2-36.1
Overweight 3,671 171 5.8 4.6- 7.2 387 12.0 10.3-14.0 1,203 31.1 28.7-33.6 804 21.3 19.2-23.7 1,106 29.8 27.4-32.3
Obese 2,797 174 7.6 5.4-10.7 352 12.8 10.9-15.1 1,042 35.8 32.7-39.0 525 19.2 16.6-22.1 704 24.6 21.7-27.7
Current Smoker
No 8,674 402 5.4 4.5- 6.6 915 11.4 10.3-12.6 2,916 32.8 31.2-34.5 1,939 22.2 20.6-23.9 2,502 28.2 26.4-30.0
Yes 1,810 111 7.3 5.3-10.0 175 8.8 6.9-11.1 542 31.9 28.0-36.2 331 16.4 13.7-19.4 651 35.6 31.8-39.6
History of CVD**
Yes 1,062 53 12.5 6.3-23.3 104 9.1 6.7-12.2 359 31.4 25.9-37.6 206 21.1 16.7-26.3 340 25.8 21.6-30.5
No 9,369 455 5.2 4.5- 6.0 977 10.9 9.9-12.1 3,077 32.7 31.1-34.4 2,054 21.1 19.6-22.6 2,806 30.1 28.4-31.8
Binge Drinker
No 9,499 474 5.7 4.8- 6.8 995 11.0 9.9-12.1 3,117 32.7 31.1-34.3 2,067 21.2 19.8-22.7 2,846 29.5 27.8-31.2
Yes 928 36 6.3 3.7-10.5 89 10.2 7.5-13.7 315 31.8 26.6-37.4 197 20.3 15.5-26.0 291 31.5 26.6-36.8
Heavy Drinker
No 9,964 489 5.7 4.8- 6.8 1,050 11.1 10.1-12.2 3,275 32.4 30.8-34.0 2,170 21.4 19.9-22.9 2,980 29.4 27.8-31.1
Yes 407 22 7.3 3.8-13.4 31 7.6 4.4-12.7 130 32.4 23.9-42.3 85 16.6 12.1-22.4 139 36.1 28.3-44.8
Poor Sleep***
Yes 1,088 58 6.3 3.7-10.3 131 10.6 8.0-14.0 307 27.8 23.5-32.5 184 15.8 12.4-20.0 408 39.5 34.3-44.8
No 9,264 439 5.6 4.7- 6.7 943 10.9 9.8-12.0 3,112 33.4 31.8-35.2 2,059 21.9 20.3-23.5 2,711 28.3 26.6-30.0
Current Asthma
Yes 806 39 6.4 4.0-10.2 82 8.9 6.6-12.0 260 33.8 28.3-39.8 169 17.7 13.7-22.5 256 33.2 27.5-39.4
No 9,674 474 5.8 4.8- 6.9 1,005 11.1 10.0-12.2 3,193 32.6 31.0-34.2 2,104 21.3 19.8-22.8 2,898 29.3 27.7-31.0
Diabetes
Yes 1,166 69 6.4 4.5- 8.9 136 13.1 10.1-16.9 419 33.0 29.2-37.1 212 20.9 17.2-25.2 330 26.6 22.7-30.9
No 9,342 444 5.8 4.8- 6.9 957 10.7 9.7-11.8 3,041 32.5 30.8-34.1 2,064 21.1 19.6-22.6 2,836 30.0 28.3-31.8
Disability
Yes 3,186 210 8.1 6.4-10.3 364 11.4 9.6-13.6 1,017 30.9 28.1-33.8 604 19.0 16.2-22.1 991 30.6 27.7-33.7
No 7,003 287 5.0 3.9- 6.3 693 10.7 9.6-12.0 2,341 33.6 31.7-35.5 1,602 21.8 20.2-23.5 2,080 28.9 27.1-30.8

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*This question was asked only of respondents who reported doing moderate activities at least 10 minutes at a time.

**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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