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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

On days when you do moderate activities for at least 10 minutes at a time,how much total time per day
do you spend doing these activities?*

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  Total
Respond.^
10-20 minutes 21-30 minutes 31-60 minutes 1-2 hours More than 2 hours
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 10,106 2,228 21.0 19.7-22.4 3,127 31.2 29.5-32.9 2,917 28.0 26.5-29.6 1,024 11.0 9.9-12.2 810 8.8 7.7-10.0
Have Health Insurance
Yes 8,866 1,983 21.3 19.9-22.8 2,736 30.4 28.8-32.1 2,605 29.1 27.5-30.7 888 11.1 9.9-12.5 654 8.1 6.9- 9.4
No 1,221 238 19.5 15.9-23.7 384 34.9 29.5-40.8 308 22.6 18.8-26.9 135 10.5 7.9-13.7 156 12.5 9.8-15.7
Body Mass Index
Underweight 144 35 37.4 21.7-56.3 37 22.8 13.9-35.0 46 26.5 16.6-39.6 12 5.0 2.2-10.8 14 8.3 4.0-16.4
Recommended Range 3,323 710 20.9 18.7-23.3 1,009 29.8 27.0-32.8 1,008 28.8 26.1-31.7 339 11.3 9.4-13.5 257 9.1 6.9-11.9
Overweight 3,540 712 19.1 17.0-21.4 1,083 30.3 27.9-32.9 1,060 30.4 28.0-33.1 381 11.0 9.4-12.8 304 9.1 7.6-10.8
Obese 2,693 678 23.1 20.4-25.9 869 33.3 29.9-36.9 682 24.0 21.4-26.9 254 11.3 8.8-14.4 210 8.3 6.5-10.5
Current Smoker
No 8,339 1,868 22.2 20.6-23.8 2,635 32.1 30.3-34.0 2,452 28.4 26.7-30.1 800 10.3 9.0-11.6 584 7.1 6.1- 8.3
Yes 1,730 350 16.6 14.0-19.5 483 27.5 23.9-31.4 457 26.9 23.2-30.9 218 13.7 10.9-17.0 222 15.4 12.3-19.1
History of CVD**
Yes 998 276 26.0 21.1-31.6 249 27.6 20.8-35.8 275 26.8 21.3-33.2 101 7.5 5.5-10.0 97 12.0 7.8-18.1
No 9,021 1,932 20.6 19.2-22.1 2,853 31.5 29.8-33.2 2,615 28.2 26.6-29.8 914 11.2 10.0-12.6 707 8.5 7.4- 9.8
Binge Drinker
No 9,116 2,059 21.4 20.0-22.8 2,821 31.6 29.8-33.4 2,601 27.9 26.4-29.6 915 10.9 9.7-12.2 720 8.3 7.3- 9.3
Yes 907 149 19.3 14.9-24.6 284 28.9 24.3-34.0 291 28.0 23.2-33.3 98 11.6 8.3-16.0 85 12.2 8.0-18.2
Heavy Drinker
No 9,575 2,125 21.1 19.8-22.5 2,984 31.5 29.8-33.2 2,748 27.8 26.2-29.4 962 10.9 9.7-12.2 756 8.7 7.6-10.0
Yes 396 78 21.9 14.5-31.8 108 25.6 19.1-33.3 122 31.1 23.3-40.1 45 11.4 7.1-17.8 43 10.0 6.4-15.3
Poor Sleep***
Yes 1,039 258 25.6 21.0-30.9 287 27.2 22.7-32.2 267 24.5 20.5-29.0 118 11.6 8.4-16.0 109 11.0 7.9-15.2
No 8,921 1,932 20.4 19.0-21.8 2,799 31.8 30.0-33.6 2,609 28.5 26.9-30.2 890 10.8 9.6-12.1 691 8.5 7.4- 9.8
Current Asthma
Yes 779 206 23.2 18.7-28.3 232 30.0 24.7-36.0 199 29.3 23.5-35.9 88 10.6 7.8-14.3 54 6.9 4.7-10.0
No 9,284 2,010 20.8 19.4-22.3 2,884 31.3 29.6-33.1 2,707 27.9 26.3-29.5 933 11.1 9.9-12.4 750 8.9 7.8-10.2
Diabetes
Yes 1,103 310 26.9 22.7-31.4 322 29.5 25.5-33.9 285 26.6 22.5-31.0 112 9.6 7.4-12.4 74 7.5 5.5-10.0
No 8,991 1,916 20.6 19.2-22.0 2,798 31.3 29.6-33.1 2,630 28.0 26.5-29.7 911 11.2 9.9-12.5 736 8.9 7.8-10.2
Disability
Yes 3,024 772 24.6 21.8-27.5 877 29.3 26.5-32.4 780 24.3 21.6-27.2 310 10.4 8.8-12.3 285 11.4 8.8-14.7
No 6,782 1,385 20.0 18.4-21.6 2,163 31.9 30.0-33.9 2,062 29.6 27.8-31.4 677 10.9 9.5-12.5 495 7.6 6.6- 8.7

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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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