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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Exercise

Muscle Strengthening Recommendations
(CDC calculated variable)*

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  Total
Respond.^
Met muscle strengthening Did not meet muscle strengthening
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 8,309 1,997 28.0 26.6-29.4 6,312 72.0 70.6-73.4
GENDER
Male 3,231 954 32.7 30.6-34.9 2,277 67.3 65.1-69.4
Female 5,078 1,043 23.6 21.9-25.4 4,035 76.4 74.6-78.1
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 5,628 1,369 27.3 25.7-28.9 4,259 72.7 71.1-74.3
Non-Hispanic Black 1,532 346 27.7 24.5-31.2 1,186 72.3 68.8-75.5
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 378 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 243 69 36.4 28.4-45.2 174 63.6 54.8-71.6
Hispanic 443 116 29.6 24.6-35.2 327 70.4 64.8-75.4
AGE
18-34 1,262 475 38.8 35.6-42.1 787 61.2 57.9-64.4
35-44 1,100 286 29.0 25.6-32.6 814 71.0 67.4-74.4
45-54 1,387 345 24.7 21.9-27.8 1,042 75.3 72.2-78.1
55-64 1,720 369 22.8 20.3-25.5 1,351 77.2 74.5-79.7
65-74 1,550 319 19.8 17.3-22.5 1,231 80.2 77.5-82.7
75+ 1,213 192 16.6 13.8-19.9 1,021 83.4 80.1-86.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,114 171 19.4 16.3-23.0 943 80.6 77.0-83.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,298 438 24.4 21.9-27.0 1,860 75.6 73.0-78.1
Some Post-H.S. 2,267 553 29.6 27.0-32.3 1,714 70.4 67.7-73.0
College Graduate 2,622 834 35.5 33.1-38.0 1,788 64.5 62.0-66.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,030 171 20.4 17.1-24.1 859 79.6 75.9-82.9
$15,000- 24,999 1,487 316 23.8 20.9-26.9 1,171 76.2 73.1-79.1
$25,000- 34,999 817 198 27.9 23.8-32.4 619 72.1 67.6-76.2
$35,000- 49,999 964 252 27.9 24.1-32.0 712 72.1 68.0-75.9
$50,000-74,999 890 230 28.8 24.8-33.1 660 71.2 66.9-75.2
$75,000+ 1,557 524 35.8 32.8-39.0 1,033 64.2 61.0-67.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,432 447 20.9 18.7-23.4 1,985 79.1 76.6-81.3
No 5,834 1,540 30.1 28.5-31.8 4,294 69.9 68.2-71.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,091 325 32.8 29.2-36.6 766 67.2 63.4-70.8
Non-Veteran 7,214 1,671 27.2 25.8-28.8 5,543 72.8 71.2-74.2
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 4,266 932 25.9 24.0-27.8 3,334 74.1 72.2-76.0
No 4,043 1,065 30.1 28.2-32.1 2,978 69.9 67.9-71.8

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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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