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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Exercise--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

During the past month, other than your regular job, did you participate in any physical activities or exercises
such as running, calisthenics, golf, gardening, or walking for exercise?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 12,133 8,669 74.3 73.0-75.5 3,464 25.7 24.5-27.0
Have Health Insurance
Yes 10,606 7,694 75.5 74.2-76.8 2,912 24.5 23.2-25.8
No 1,496 955 68.8 65.0-72.4 541 31.2 27.6-35.0
Body Mass Index
Underweight 205 127 67.5 58.2-75.6 78 32.5 24.4-41.8
Recommended Range 3,765 2,904 78.3 75.9-80.6 861 21.7 19.4-24.1
Overweight 4,265 3,194 78.5 76.6-80.4 1,071 21.5 19.6-23.4
Obese 3,294 2,058 65.5 62.9-68.0 1,236 34.5 32.0-37.1
Current Smoker
No 10,052 7,375 76.0 74.7-77.3 2,677 24.0 22.7-25.3
Yes 2,027 1,260 67.0 63.4-70.5 767 33.0 29.5-36.6
History of CVD**
Yes 1,600 949 59.3 55.8-62.8 651 40.7 37.2-44.2
No 10,410 7,649 75.9 74.5-77.2 2,761 24.1 22.8-25.5
Binge Drinker
No 10,999 7,757 72.9 71.5-74.3 3,242 27.1 25.7-28.5
Yes 940 753 82.2 78.4-85.4 187 17.8 14.6-21.6
Heavy Drinker
No 11,473 8,146 73.7 72.3-75.0 3,327 26.3 25.0-27.7
Yes 399 315 81.6 75.5-86.4 84 18.4 13.6-24.5
Poor Sleep***
Yes 1,401 804 62.3 58.1-66.3 597 37.7 33.7-41.9
No 10,439 7,674 76.1 74.7-77.4 2,765 23.9 22.6-25.3
Current Asthma
Yes 1,018 614 65.7 61.1-70.0 404 34.3 30.0-38.9
No 11,048 8,018 75.0 73.7-76.3 3,030 25.0 23.7-26.3
Diabetes
Yes 1,698 1,002 59.7 56.3-63.1 696 40.3 36.9-43.7
No 10,298 7,562 75.8 74.4-77.1 2,736 24.2 22.9-25.6
Disability
Yes 4,563 2,679 61.1 58.7-63.4 1,884 38.9 36.6-41.3
No 7,066 5,610 80.3 78.8-81.8 1,456 19.7 18.2-21.2

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**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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