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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 vigorous 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 5,280 833 14.6 13.1-16.3 1,326 24.4 22.4-26.6 1,872 36.4 34.0-38.8 746 14.5 12.8-16.4 503 10.1 8.6-11.8
Have Health Insurance
Yes 4,633 717 14.2 12.7-15.9 1,167 24.7 22.5-27.0 1,681 37.1 34.6-39.7 656 15.0 13.1-17.1 412 9.0 7.5-10.8
No 637 113 16.1 11.9-21.5 158 23.8 18.5-30.0 188 32.2 25.7-39.5 88 12.2 9.1-16.1 90 15.8 11.5-21.4
Body Mass Index
Underweight 72 13 11.3 5.3-22.6 11 20.1 8.0-42.0 34 37.7 21.0-57.9 7 24.5 7.5-56.4 7 6.5 2.3-17.0
Recommended Range 1,901 295 15.4 12.9-18.4 474 24.1 20.8-27.9 699 38.7 34.6-43.1 273 14.8 11.9-18.1 160 6.9 5.2- 9.1
Overweight 1,949 289 14.7 12.3-17.4 499 25.5 22.1-29.1 672 33.8 30.5-37.3 283 14.0 11.8-16.5 206 12.0 9.5-15.1
Obese 1,199 206 13.1 10.3-16.6 300 24.1 20.0-28.7 408 35.5 30.5-40.7 168 14.5 11.0-18.9 117 12.7 9.1-17.6
Current Smoker
No 4,393 686 15.0 13.3-16.9 1,123 24.6 22.4-26.9 1,594 38.0 35.4-40.7 612 13.3 11.7-15.1 378 9.1 7.5-11.0
Yes 873 143 13.0 10.0-16.7 199 23.8 18.7-29.9 274 29.5 24.8-34.7 133 19.5 14.4-25.8 124 14.2 10.5-18.9
History of CVD**
Yes 362 60 19.8 13.1-28.7 77 15.8 11.2-21.8 123 30.4 22.7-39.3 59 24.5 13.5-40.2 43 9.6 5.6-15.8
No 4,879 767 14.4 12.9-16.1 1,239 25.0 22.8-27.2 1,736 36.6 34.2-39.2 682 14.0 12.4-15.7 455 10.0 8.5-11.8
Binge Drinker
No 4,600 738 15.0 13.5-16.8 1,151 24.6 22.4-27.0 1,613 36.1 33.6-38.6 655 14.3 12.6-16.1 443 10.0 8.4-11.8
Yes 634 84 12.4 8.6-17.7 163 24.0 19.1-29.7 250 38.5 31.8-45.6 80 14.2 9.3-21.0 57 10.9 7.0-16.6
Heavy Drinker
No 4,948 785 14.8 13.3-16.5 1,251 24.8 22.7-27.1 1,747 36.2 33.7-38.7 695 14.1 12.4-16.0 470 10.1 8.5-11.9
Yes 246 32 12.8 7.4-21.2 58 21.3 14.9-29.4 99 36.8 28.5-46.0 37 18.3 11.3-28.3 20 10.8 5.3-21.0
Poor Sleep***
Yes 473 63 7.6 5.5-10.6 111 26.0 19.1-34.3 160 30.8 24.5-37.9 74 23.1 15.8-32.6 65 12.5 8.4-18.2
No 4,745 765 15.5 13.8-17.3 1,195 24.1 22.0-26.4 1,692 37.3 34.7-39.9 665 13.5 12.0-15.3 428 9.6 8.0-11.4
Current Asthma
Yes 346 59 12.5 8.5-18.0 88 19.3 14.2-25.6 124 39.4 30.6-48.9 53 22.9 15.4-32.6 22 6.0 3.3-10.5
No 4,916 771 14.8 13.2-16.5 1,235 24.8 22.7-27.1 1,745 36.2 33.7-38.7 687 13.8 12.1-15.7 478 10.4 8.8-12.2
Diabetes
Yes 413 86 19.6 14.6-25.7 92 17.9 13.5-23.2 128 31.1 24.7-38.4 54 14.8 9.6-22.2 53 16.6 11.5-23.4
No 4,863 747 14.3 12.8-16.0 1,234 24.9 22.7-27.1 1,740 36.6 34.2-39.2 692 14.5 12.8-16.4 450 9.7 8.1-11.5
Disability
Yes 1,167 202 15.0 11.8-19.0 279 22.8 19.0-27.1 358 31.7 26.7-37.2 182 16.5 13.0-20.8 146 14.0 10.5-18.3
No 3,940 604 15.0 13.3-16.9 999 24.2 22.0-26.6 1,459 37.5 34.9-40.1 542 14.3 12.4-16.5 336 9.0 7.3-11.0

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*This question was asked only of respondents who reported doing vigorous 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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