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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Exercise-African Americans

Physical Activity Categories (CDC calculated variable)*

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  Total
Respond.^
Highly active Active Insufficently active Inactive
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 7,650 2,213 28.8 27.4-30.2 1,335 18.4 17.2-19.6 1,574 22.2 20.9-23.5 2,528 30.6 29.3-32.1
-African Americans 1,453 323 23.7 20.7-26.9 224 17.4 14.7-20.5 342 22.4 19.6-25.3 564 36.6 33.3-40.1
GENDER
Male 517 128 26.0 21.3-31.3 87 17.7 13.8-22.3 116 22.1 18.1-26.8 186 34.2 29.2-39.6
Female 936 195 21.6 18.2-25.5 137 17.2 13.6-21.5 226 22.5 19.1-26.4 378 38.6 34.3-43.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 17 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,433 317 23.4 20.4-26.6 222 17.5 14.8-20.6 337 22.5 19.7-25.5 557 36.7 33.3-40.2
AGE
18-34 255 68 29.0 22.7-36.3 46 19.6 14.2-26.3 61 22.9 17.5-29.3 80 28.5 22.5-35.5
35-44 200 46 23.4 17.1-31.1 28 15.9 9.6-25.1 52 22.7 16.5-30.4 74 38.0 30.2-46.6
45-54 274 50 15.2 10.8-20.9 53 20.1 14.5-27.1 73 22.1 16.8-28.5 98 42.7 35.1-50.6
55-64 324 71 25.9 19.7-33.2 47 15.5 11.2-21.0 81 24.9 19.2-31.7 125 33.7 27.3-40.8
65-74 247 55 22.7 15.5-32.0 35 12.0 7.7-18.3 54 22.7 16.1-31.0 103 42.6 33.6-52.1
75+ 146 33 21.5 13.7-32.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 226 42 22.5 15.6-31.3 *** *** *** 49 22.8 16.4-30.8 112 44.4 35.5-53.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 463 106 25.5 20.3-31.6 57 12.1 8.8-16.4 96 18.0 14.1-22.8 204 44.4 38.4-50.6
Some Post-H.S. 417 88 21.4 16.6-27.1 77 23.9 18.4-30.4 102 23.9 18.8-29.7 150 30.9 25.5-36.9
College Graduate 346 87 26.4 20.8-33.0 67 23.0 17.6-29.5 94 26.0 20.9-32.0 98 24.5 19.4-30.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 293 56 19.6 14.1-26.5 37 14.7 9.1-23.1 67 24.2 18.2-31.6 133 41.4 33.9-49.4
$15,000- 24,999 328 72 22.2 16.8-28.6 39 11.8 8.2-16.8 68 19.6 14.6-25.6 149 46.5 39.6-53.5
$25,000- 34,999 179 45 28.6 20.5-38.5 44 28.0 19.6-38.1 38 18.2 12.3-26.1 52 25.2 17.9-34.3
$35,000- 49,999 158 36 23.3 15.7-33.0 24 18.8 10.8-30.6 42 24.6 17.3-33.7 56 33.3 24.5-43.5
$50,000- 74,999 109 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 145 49 29.4 20.9-39.6 26 21.2 13.3-32.2 44 28.9 19.9-39.9 26 20.5 12.5-31.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 453 72 18.5 13.8-24.3 60 17.5 12.3-24.3 99 19.5 15.3-24.7 222 44.5 38.1-51.1
No 993 251 25.6 22.0-29.5 162 17.3 14.3-20.8 240 23.2 19.9-26.8 340 33.9 30.1-38.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 179 54 26.3 19.3-34.8 26 16.1 10.5-23.9 36 24.1 17.0-33.0 63 33.5 25.6-42.5
Non-Veteran 1,274 269 23.2 20.1-26.7 198 17.6 14.7-21.0 306 22.1 19.2-25.3 501 37.1 33.5-40.8
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 699 156 23.0 18.9-27.8 91 14.8 11.3-19.1 158 22.1 18.3-26.6 294 40.0 35.0-45.3
No 754 167 24.2 20.2-28.7 133 19.8 15.9-24.3 184 22.6 18.9-26.7 270 33.5 29.1-38.1

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*This is a new CDC physical activity variable for 2013.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2013 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2013 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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