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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Exercise

Aerobic and Strengthening Guidelines (4-LEVEL)
(CDC calculated variable)*

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  Total
Respond.^
Met both guidelines Met aerobic guidelines only Met strengthening guidelines only Did not meet either guideline
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 7,740 1,238 18.7 17.5-20.0 2,434 29.4 28.0-30.7 599 8.8 8.0- 9.8 3,469 43.1 41.6-44.6
GENDER
Male 3,018 595 21.5 19.6-23.5 914 28.5 26.4-30.6 288 10.7 9.4-12.3 1,221 39.3 37.1-41.6
Female 4,722 643 16.1 14.6-17.7 1,520 30.2 28.4-32.0 311 7.1 6.1- 8.2 2,248 46.6 44.6-48.6
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 5,242 882 18.6 17.2-20.0 1,799 32.1 30.5-33.8 378 8.4 7.4- 9.6 2,183 40.9 39.1-42.7
Non-Hispanic Black 1,422 191 18.4 15.5-21.7 356 23.4 20.5-26.6 127 8.7 7.0-10.9 748 49.4 45.8-53.0
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 355 42 14.7 7.4-27.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 227 46 26.3 19.0-35.2 73 29.1 21.6-37.8 18 10.5 6.0-17.7 90 34.1 26.5-42.7
Hispanic 427 65 17.4 13.3-22.4 101 21.4 17.2-26.3 45 11.1 8.0-15.2 216 50.1 44.5-55.7
AGE
18-34 1,184 289 25.4 22.6-28.5 296 25.5 22.6-28.6 148 12.6 10.5-15.0 451 36.5 33.3-39.8
35-44 1,038 170 18.8 15.8-22.2 297 25.9 22.9-29.2 93 9.8 7.7-12.5 478 45.4 41.7-49.2
45-54 1,315 214 16.5 14.1-19.2 376 26.5 23.6-29.6 110 7.9 6.2- 9.9 615 49.2 45.6-52.7
55-64 1,630 238 15.6 13.4-18.1 534 34.4 31.5-37.5 106 6.7 5.2- 8.4 752 43.3 40.2-46.5
65-74 1,445 210 14.5 12.2-17.0 522 37.8 34.5-41.3 87 5.3 4.1- 6.9 626 42.4 38.9-45.9
75+ 1,104 117 11.8 9.2-15.0 409 36.1 32.4-40.0 54 5.0 3.6- 6.9 524 47.1 43.0-51.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,050 86 10.4 8.0-13.4 263 23.2 19.9-26.9 71 8.1 6.1-10.7 630 58.2 54.1-62.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,153 235 14.3 12.2-16.6 662 29.4 26.9-32.1 162 9.1 7.5-11.1 1,094 47.2 44.3-50.1
Some Post-H.S. 2,109 357 21.1 18.7-23.7 652 28.6 26.1-31.1 162 8.6 7.1-10.3 938 41.8 39.0-44.6
College Graduate 2,422 560 26.2 23.9-28.6 855 34.4 31.9-36.9 203 9.3 7.8-11.0 804 30.2 27.9-32.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 974 88 12.2 9.5-15.5 252 24.9 21.2-29.1 71 7.5 5.4-10.1 563 55.5 51.0-59.8
$15,000- 24,999 1,396 173 14.0 11.7-16.7 385 26.3 23.3-29.4 118 9.3 7.4-11.6 720 50.4 46.9-53.9
$25,000- 34,999 771 125 19.4 15.7-23.7 240 27.0 23.2-31.3 64 8.9 6.5-12.2 342 44.7 39.9-49.5
$35,000- 49,999 885 151 18.1 14.7-22.0 286 30.7 26.9-34.8 74 9.2 6.9-12.1 374 42.1 37.9-46.5
$50,000-74,999 825 145 18.1 15.0-21.8 300 36.4 32.2-40.8 64 9.0 6.6-12.2 316 36.5 32.3-40.9
$75,000+ 1,474 373 27.0 24.1-30.1 523 31.6 28.7-34.7 116 8.8 7.1-10.9 462 32.6 29.5-35.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,244 241 13.2 11.2-15.4 528 24.7 22.2-27.3 166 7.3 5.9- 8.9 1,309 54.8 51.9-57.7
No 5,456 990 20.4 18.9-21.9 1,898 30.9 29.3-32.5 431 9.4 8.3-10.5 2,137 39.4 37.6-41.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,008 226 24.6 21.3-28.3 303 27.0 23.7-30.6 78 8.5 6.5-11.1 401 39.8 35.9-43.8
Non-Veteran 6,730 1,012 17.8 16.5-19.2 2,131 29.7 28.2-31.2 520 8.9 7.9- 9.9 3,067 43.6 42.0-45.2
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 3,978 568 16.5 14.9-18.2 1,215 29.0 27.1-30.9 289 8.8 7.6-10.1 1,906 45.8 43.6-47.9
No 3,762 670 20.9 19.1-22.8 1,219 29.8 27.8-31.8 310 8.9 7.8-10.3 1,563 40.4 38.3-42.6

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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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