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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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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%)
TOTAL 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
GENDER
Male 2,991 954 30.9 28.8-33.1 513 18.2 16.4-20.0 616 21.9 20.0-23.9 908 29.0 27.0-31.2
Female 4,659 1,259 26.8 25.1-28.6 822 18.5 17.0-20.2 958 22.5 20.8-24.2 1,620 32.1 30.3-34.0
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 5,179 1,642 30.8 29.1-32.5 952 19.1 17.7-20.6 999 21.7 20.2-23.3 1,586 28.4 26.8-30.1
Non-Hispanic Black 1,417 314 23.3 20.3-26.5 219 17.6 14.8-20.7 334 22.5 19.8-25.5 550 36.6 33.2-40.1
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 342 *** *** *** 44 12.8 6.3-24.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 223 69 36.4 27.9-45.8 45 17.9 12.4-25.2 48 21.8 15.4-29.9 61 23.9 17.3-32.0
Hispanic 424 98 22.7 18.2-28.0 65 15.8 12.1-20.3 106 23.9 19.6-28.9 155 37.5 32.2-43.1
AGE
18-34 1,174 326 29.1 26.0-32.3 246 21.3 18.6-24.3 325 27.2 24.3-30.3 277 22.4 19.8-25.2
35-44 1,021 246 23.9 20.8-27.2 203 19.8 17.0-23.1 268 24.8 21.8-28.2 304 31.4 28.0-35.1
45-54 1,305 322 23.6 20.8-26.6 252 18.6 16.0-21.4 304 22.6 19.7-25.7 427 35.2 31.8-38.8
55-64 1,606 489 33.3 30.3-36.5 255 15.7 13.5-18.0 330 19.7 17.3-22.3 532 31.3 28.5-34.3
65-74 1,429 473 35.6 32.3-39.1 234 15.1 12.9-17.7 250 17.7 15.1-20.6 472 31.6 28.3-35.0
75+ 1,091 357 32.5 28.9-36.4 145 14.6 11.7-18.1 97 9.2 7.1-11.8 492 43.7 39.6-47.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,047 211 21.2 18.0-24.8 129 12.3 9.8-15.4 191 20.2 17.2-23.7 516 46.3 42.2-50.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,131 555 27.5 24.9-30.2 311 15.2 13.2-17.5 416 20.8 18.6-23.3 849 36.5 33.7-39.3
Some Post-H.S. 2,084 613 29.5 26.9-32.2 362 19.2 17.0-21.6 425 22.7 20.2-25.3 684 28.7 26.2-31.3
College Graduate 2,381 832 34.6 32.2-37.1 533 25.1 22.8-27.6 541 24.4 22.2-26.7 475 15.9 14.2-17.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 972 197 22.0 18.6-26.0 135 14.6 11.5-18.3 192 22.8 19.3-26.8 448 40.5 36.3-44.9
$15,000- 24,999 1,378 340 24.1 21.3-27.3 195 15.1 12.7-17.7 266 20.1 17.5-23.0 577 40.7 37.2-44.2
$25,000- 34,999 762 222 29.5 25.4-34.0 132 16.2 12.9-20.2 143 20.5 16.8-24.9 265 33.7 29.3-38.4
$35,000- 49,999 866 265 27.4 23.9-31.3 150 19.8 16.3-23.8 192 22.4 19.0-26.3 259 30.3 26.4-34.5
$50,000-74,999 810 256 31.0 27.0-35.3 174 22.7 19.1-26.8 198 25.6 21.7-30.0 182 20.7 17.4-24.4
$75,000+ 1,451 540 35.3 32.2-38.6 332 22.8 20.1-25.6 321 23.6 20.8-26.7 258 18.3 15.8-21.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,217 456 23.7 21.2-26.3 274 13.5 11.5-15.8 396 18.9 16.8-21.3 1,091 43.9 41.0-46.8
No 5,393 1,747 30.4 28.8-32.1 1,056 19.9 18.5-21.4 1,166 23.2 21.7-24.7 1,424 26.5 24.9-28.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 997 362 34.9 31.1-38.8 154 16.1 13.3-19.4 165 18.6 15.6-22.0 316 30.4 26.8-34.2
Non-Veteran 6,651 1,851 27.9 26.5-29.4 1,181 18.7 17.4-20.0 1,408 22.7 21.3-24.1 2,211 30.7 29.2-32.2
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 3,926 1,096 28.1 26.2-30.1 614 16.2 14.7-17.9 790 21.2 19.5-23.0 1,426 34.4 32.4-36.5
No 3,724 1,117 29.5 27.5-31.5 721 20.5 18.7-22.4 784 23.2 21.4-25.1 1,102 26.8 25.0-28.7

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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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