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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Exercise

What type of physical activity or exercise did you spend the most time doing during the past month?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Walking Gardening Running Aerobics Other
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,732 3,373 53.7 51.9-55.5 373 5.4 4.7- 6.2 382 10.1 9.0-11.3 211 3.3 2.7- 4.0 1,393 27.5 25.9-29.2
GENDER
Male 2,313 1,112 42.9 40.3-45.5 148 5.5 4.5- 6.8 238 13.7 11.9-15.8 43 2.0 1.2- 3.1 772 35.8 33.3-38.5
Female 3,419 2,261 64.0 61.7-66.2 225 5.3 4.4- 6.2 144 6.6 5.4- 8.0 168 4.6 3.8- 5.6 621 19.6 17.7-21.6
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 3,999 2,306 52.7 50.6-54.8 290 6.4 5.5- 7.5 256 9.2 8.0-10.5 138 3.2 2.5- 4.1 1,009 28.5 26.6-30.5
Non-Hispanic Black 993 656 60.8 56.4-65.0 33 2.6 1.6- 4.3 56 9.6 7.0-13.1 46 4.0 2.8- 5.9 202 22.9 19.4-26.9
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 215 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 173 91 47.3 37.4-57.4 *** *** *** 26 22.2 14.6-32.2 *** *** *** 50 28.9 20.7-38.7
Hispanic 290 153 49.5 42.7-56.5 14 4.4 2.3- 8.4 31 13.4 9.1-19.2 13 3.4 1.8- 6.3 79 29.2 23.1-36.1
AGE
18-34 987 410 40.1 36.5-43.8 28 2.6 1.7- 4.0 205 20.8 18.0-23.9 37 3.4 2.2- 5.2 307 33.1 29.7-36.7
35-44 776 414 50.0 45.6-54.3 36 4.3 2.8- 6.4 100 12.6 10.0-15.7 23 3.3 2.1- 5.3 203 29.8 25.8-34.2
45-54 957 606 61.2 57.1-65.1 50 5.6 3.9- 8.1 45 5.0 3.6- 7.1 42 3.9 2.6- 5.8 214 24.3 20.9-28.0
55-64 1,179 779 66.4 62.8-69.9 98 7.8 6.0-10.1 19 2.1 1.2- 3.6 33 2.6 1.7- 3.9 250 21.1 18.2-24.3
65-74 1,062 672 63.8 59.9-67.6 103 9.7 7.6-12.4 *** *** *** 44 3.7 2.6- 5.3 235 22.1 19.0-25.6
75+ 718 454 59.7 54.7-64.6 55 8.2 5.8-11.5 *** *** *** 31 3.1 2.0- 4.9 176 28.6 24.1-33.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 609 416 64.4 59.0-69.4 56 7.3 5.0-10.5 20 4.9 3.0- 7.9 13 2.1 1.1- 3.8 104 21.4 17.2-26.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,462 908 52.9 49.4-56.4 102 5.6 4.4- 7.1 77 10.6 8.3-13.4 38 2.0 1.3- 3.0 337 28.9 25.6-32.4
Some Post-H.S. 1,563 904 52.9 49.6-56.3 120 5.7 4.5- 7.3 88 9.0 7.1-11.4 68 4.6 3.3- 6.3 383 27.8 24.8-31.0
College Graduate 2,093 1,143 50.5 47.7-53.3 94 3.9 3.0- 5.0 196 13.1 11.3-15.2 92 3.7 2.8- 4.8 568 28.9 26.4-31.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 595 420 65.3 59.6-70.5 36 4.8 2.9- 7.8 17 3.8 2.2- 6.5 15 2.2 1.1- 4.5 107 23.9 19.2-29.3
$15,000- 24,999 898 553 58.9 54.6-63.0 74 7.9 5.9-10.6 49 8.8 6.4-11.8 26 2.5 1.5- 4.0 196 22.0 18.7-25.7
$25,000- 34,999 558 344 55.6 49.9-61.1 42 7.0 4.5-10.5 30 8.7 5.8-12.6 13 2.8 1.5- 5.3 129 25.9 21.2-31.3
$35,000- 49,999 680 385 54.0 48.9-59.0 54 6.5 4.6- 9.1 43 10.3 7.3-14.3 30 2.8 1.8- 4.4 168 26.5 22.1-31.4
$50,000-74,999 695 390 55.0 50.0-59.9 42 4.0 2.7- 5.9 50 9.1 6.6-12.5 37 5.2 3.5- 7.7 176 26.7 22.5-31.3
$75,000+ 1,270 659 45.3 41.8-48.8 52 4.2 3.0- 5.9 141 14.4 12.0-17.2 56 4.3 2.8- 6.5 362 31.8 28.5-35.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,317 858 65.5 61.8-68.9 103 7.1 5.4- 9.2 21 2.4 1.4- 4.0 42 2.0 1.4- 3.0 293 23.0 20.0-26.3
No 4,384 2,499 50.8 48.8-52.8 268 5.0 4.3- 5.9 360 12.0 10.7-13.5 166 3.5 2.9- 4.4 1,091 28.6 26.8-30.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 748 398 51.7 47.1-56.4 42 4.7 3.2- 6.8 58 12.1 9.1-15.9 20 1.8 1.0- 2.9 230 29.7 25.7-34.0
Non-Veteran 4,981 2,975 54.0 52.1-55.9 331 5.5 4.7- 6.4 324 9.8 8.6-11.1 191 3.6 2.9- 4.3 1,160 27.1 25.4-28.9
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 2,827 1,717 55.1 52.5-57.6 212 6.4 5.4- 7.7 154 9.2 7.6-11.0 85 2.7 2.1- 3.6 659 26.6 24.4-29.0
No 2,905 1,656 52.4 49.9-54.9 161 4.4 3.6- 5.5 228 10.9 9.4-12.7 126 3.9 3.0- 5.1 734 28.3 26.1-30.7

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*Asked only of those who reported any exercise in the past month.
NOTE: There are 69 exercise categories available for this question. The four categories featured in this table
had highest frequency of any single category.

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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