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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Exercise

Adults that participated in 150 minutes (or vigorous equivalent minutes)
of physical activity per week (CDC calculated variable)*

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  Total
Respond.^
150+ minutes 1-149 minutes 0 minutes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 7,804 3,702 48.1 46.6-49.6 1,574 21.8 20.6-23.1 2,528 30.1 28.7-31.5
GENDER
Male 3,045 1,521 49.9 47.6-52.3 616 21.5 19.7-23.5 908 28.5 26.5-30.6
Female 4,759 2,181 46.4 44.4-48.4 958 22.0 20.4-23.8 1,620 31.5 29.7-33.4
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 5,287 2,702 50.8 49.0-52.6 999 21.3 19.8-22.9 1,586 27.9 26.3-29.5
Non-Hispanic Black 1,438 554 41.9 38.3-45.5 334 22.1 19.4-25.1 550 36.0 32.7-39.5
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 356 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 228 119 55.1 46.2-63.6 48 21.5 15.2-29.4 61 23.5 17.0-31.5
Hispanic 428 167 38.8 33.5-44.5 106 23.8 19.5-28.7 155 37.3 32.1-42.9
AGE
18-34 1,193 591 51.2 47.8-54.5 325 26.8 23.9-29.9 277 22.0 19.4-24.8
35-44 1,041 469 44.9 41.2-48.6 268 24.3 21.3-27.6 304 30.8 27.4-34.4
45-54 1,326 595 42.9 39.5-46.4 304 22.3 19.5-25.4 427 34.8 31.4-38.3
55-64 1,640 778 50.0 46.9-53.2 330 19.3 16.9-21.8 532 30.7 27.9-33.7
65-74 1,459 737 52.0 48.4-55.5 250 17.3 14.8-20.1 472 30.8 27.6-34.2
75+ 1,121 532 48.2 44.1-52.3 97 9.0 6.9-11.6 492 42.8 38.8-47.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,061 354 34.0 30.2-38.0 191 20.1 17.1-23.5 516 45.9 41.8-50.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,168 903 43.7 40.9-46.6 416 20.5 18.2-22.9 849 35.8 33.1-38.6
Some Post-H.S. 2,128 1,019 49.8 47.0-52.7 425 22.1 19.8-24.7 684 28.0 25.6-30.6
College Graduate 2,440 1,424 60.5 57.9-62.9 541 23.9 21.8-26.2 475 15.6 13.9-17.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 983 343 37.1 32.9-41.5 192 22.7 19.2-26.6 448 40.2 36.1-44.5
$15,000- 24,999 1,405 562 40.3 36.9-43.7 266 19.8 17.2-22.7 577 39.9 36.5-43.5
$25,000- 34,999 775 367 46.6 41.8-51.4 143 20.2 16.5-24.5 265 33.2 28.9-37.9
$35,000- 49,999 890 439 48.6 44.3-53.0 192 21.8 18.5-25.6 259 29.5 25.7-33.7
$50,000-74,999 829 449 54.9 50.4-59.3 198 25.0 21.1-29.2 182 20.1 16.9-23.8
$75,000+ 1,480 901 58.7 55.3-62.0 321 23.2 20.5-26.3 258 18.1 15.6-20.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,264 777 38.2 35.4-41.1 396 18.6 16.5-21.0 1,091 43.2 40.3-46.0
No 5,500 2,910 51.3 49.5-53.1 1,166 22.7 21.2-24.3 1,424 26.0 24.5-27.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,012 531 51.8 47.8-55.7 165 18.3 15.4-21.7 316 29.9 26.4-33.7
Non-Veteran 6,790 3,171 47.6 46.0-49.2 1,408 22.3 20.9-23.7 2,211 30.1 28.7-31.6
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 4,019 1,803 45.6 43.5-47.7 790 20.7 19.1-22.5 1,426 33.7 31.7-35.7
No 3,785 1,899 50.7 48.5-52.9 784 22.9 21.1-24.8 1,102 26.4 24.6-28.3

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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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