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2012 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 11,889 8,641 75.1 74.1-76.1 3,248 24.9 23.9-25.9
GENDER
Male 4,638 3,546 77.9 76.4-79.4 1,092 22.1 20.6-23.6
Female 7,251 5,095 72.5 71.1-73.8 2,156 27.5 26.2-28.9
Have Health Insurance
Yes 9,925 7,324 76.4 75.4-77.5 2,601 23.6 22.5-24.6
No 1,926 1,294 70.0 67.5-72.5 632 30.0 27.5-32.5
Body Mass Index
Underweight 186 120 69.3 59.8-77.5 66 30.7 22.5-40.2
Recommended Range 3,544 2,794 80.6 78.8-82.2 750 19.4 17.8-21.2
Overweight 4,010 3,044 77.4 75.8-79.0 966 22.6 21.0-24.2
Obese 3,368 2,187 68.7 66.7-70.7 1,181 31.3 29.3-33.3
Current Smoker
No 9,565 7,155 77.1 76.0-78.1 2,410 22.9 21.9-24.0
Yes 2,154 1,377 67.8 65.3-70.3 777 32.2 29.7-34.7
History of CVD**
Yes 1,449 836 57.6 54.3-60.9 613 42.4 39.1-45.7
No 10,341 7,748 76.9 75.9-77.9 2,593 23.1 22.1-24.1
Binge Drinker
No 10,256 7,404 74.4 73.3-75.4 2,852 25.6 24.6-26.7
Yes 1,087 877 82.0 79.0-84.7 210 18.0 15.3-21.0
Heavy Drinker
No 10,815 7,862 75.1 74.0-76.1 2,953 24.9 23.9-26.0
Yes 512 406 80.9 76.3-84.8 106 19.1 15.2-23.7
COPD
Yes 1,028 537 55.5 51.5-59.4 491 44.5 40.6-48.5
No 10,797 8,067 76.6 75.6-77.7 2,730 23.4 22.3-24.4
Current Asthma
Yes 934 597 69.6 65.6-73.4 337 30.4 26.6-34.4
No 10,880 7,995 75.6 74.5-76.6 2,885 24.4 23.4-25.5
Diabetes
Yes 1,565 919 60.1 56.8-63.2 646 39.9 36.8-43.2
No 10,305 7,711 76.9 75.8-77.9 2,594 23.1 22.1-24.2
Disability
Yes 3,188 1,750 57.0 54.7-59.3 1,438 43.0 40.7-45.3
No 8,564 6,816 80.4 79.3-81.4 1,748 19.6 18.6-20.7
Housing Stress***
Yes 1,499 872 61.3 58.1-64.3 627 38.7 35.7-41.9
No 10,390 7,769 77.2 76.2-78.3 2,621 22.8 21.7-23.8

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**History of cardiovascular disease includes history of heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke.

***Housing stress includes those who report always or usually worried about rent or mortgage payment.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2012 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2012 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

^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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