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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Exercise

Aerobic Recommendations
(CDC calculated variable)*

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  Total
Respond.^
Met aerobic recommendations Did not meet aerobic recommendations
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 7,804 3,702 48.1 46.6-49.6 4,102 51.9 50.4-53.4
GENDER
Male 3,045 1,521 49.9 47.6-52.3 1,524 50.1 47.7-52.4
Female 4,759 2,181 46.4 44.4-48.4 2,578 53.6 51.6-55.6
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 5,287 2,702 50.8 49.0-52.6 2,585 49.2 47.4-51.0
Non-Hispanic Black 1,438 554 41.9 38.3-45.5 884 58.1 54.5-61.7
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 356 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 228 119 55.1 46.2-63.6 109 44.9 36.4-53.8
Hispanic 428 167 38.8 33.5-44.5 261 61.2 55.5-66.5
AGE
18-34 1,193 591 51.2 47.8-54.5 602 48.8 45.5-52.2
35-44 1,041 469 44.9 41.2-48.6 572 55.1 51.4-58.8
45-54 1,326 595 42.9 39.5-46.4 731 57.1 53.6-60.5
55-64 1,640 778 50.0 46.9-53.2 862 50.0 46.8-53.1
65-74 1,459 737 52.0 48.4-55.5 722 48.0 44.5-51.6
75+ 1,121 532 48.2 44.1-52.3 589 51.8 47.7-55.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,061 354 34.0 30.2-38.0 707 66.0 62.0-69.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,168 903 43.7 40.9-46.6 1,265 56.3 53.4-59.1
Some Post-H.S. 2,128 1,019 49.8 47.0-52.7 1,109 50.2 47.3-53.0
College Graduate 2,440 1,424 60.5 57.9-62.9 1,016 39.5 37.1-42.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 983 343 37.1 32.9-41.5 640 62.9 58.5-67.1
$15,000- 24,999 1,405 562 40.3 36.9-43.7 843 59.7 56.3-63.1
$25,000- 34,999 775 367 46.6 41.8-51.4 408 53.4 48.6-58.2
$35,000- 49,999 890 439 48.6 44.3-53.0 451 51.4 47.0-55.7
$50,000-74,999 829 449 54.9 50.4-59.3 380 45.1 40.7-49.6
$75,000+ 1,480 901 58.7 55.3-62.0 579 41.3 38.0-44.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,264 777 38.2 35.4-41.1 1,487 61.8 58.9-64.6
No 5,500 2,910 51.3 49.5-53.1 2,590 48.7 46.9-50.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,012 531 51.8 47.8-55.7 481 48.2 44.3-52.2
Non-Veteran 6,790 3,171 47.6 46.0-49.2 3,619 52.4 50.8-54.0
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 4,019 1,803 45.6 43.5-47.7 2,216 54.4 52.3-56.5
No 3,785 1,899 50.7 48.5-52.9 1,886 49.3 47.1-51.5

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*This is a new recommendation (initiated in 2011) based on the type of physical activity respondents reported doing in the past month.

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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