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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Exercise-FEMALES

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%)
North Carolina 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
-FEMALES 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
White 3,259 958 28.5 26.4-30.6 611 19.0 17.2-20.9 639 22.7 20.7-24.8 1,051 29.9 27.8-32.0
African American 936 195 21.6 18.2-25.5 137 17.2 13.6-21.5 226 22.5 19.1-26.4 378 38.6 34.3-43.2
Other Minorities 412 92 25.3 18.8-33.1 63 17.7 12.7-24.1 81 21.0 15.6-27.5 176 36.1 29.1-43.6
AGE
18-34 658 172 25.9 22.1-30.1 121 19.3 15.8-23.4 191 29.8 25.8-34.2 174 25.0 21.3-29.1
35-44 580 147 25.0 20.8-29.7 118 21.2 17.1-25.9 142 22.6 18.8-27.0 173 31.2 26.6-36.2
45-54 788 180 21.2 17.8-24.9 158 19.7 16.4-23.6 184 21.9 18.4-25.8 266 37.2 32.8-41.9
55-64 984 274 30.8 27.0-34.9 165 17.2 14.4-20.4 207 20.6 17.5-24.2 338 31.3 27.6-35.3
65-74 895 262 33.5 29.3-38.0 164 17.3 14.3-20.8 170 19.4 16.0-23.4 299 29.7 26.0-33.7
75+ 736 224 29.7 25.5-34.2 96 13.3 10.2-17.1 64 7.9 5.8-10.8 352 49.1 44.0-54.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 593 108 18.1 14.2-22.9 65 10.4 7.1-15.0 113 22.5 18.2-27.6 307 49.0 43.2-54.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,293 329 26.0 22.8-29.3 184 14.7 12.2-17.6 237 19.0 16.2-22.2 543 40.4 36.7-44.1
Some Post-H.S. 1,344 368 27.9 24.7-31.3 246 20.4 17.5-23.7 286 23.4 20.4-26.7 444 28.3 25.2-31.5
College Graduate 1,428 454 31.5 28.4-34.8 327 24.8 21.8-28.0 322 24.7 21.7-27.9 325 19.1 16.6-21.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 644 122 18.9 15.0-23.5 80 13.7 9.7-19.0 125 22.8 18.3-28.0 317 44.7 39.2-50.3
$15,000- 24,999 858 202 22.7 19.2-26.7 118 14.2 11.3-17.6 158 19.6 16.3-23.5 380 43.5 38.9-48.1
$25,000- 34,999 483 128 27.7 22.5-33.6 93 18.7 14.2-24.3 93 21.3 16.6-26.9 169 32.3 26.7-38.4
$35,000- 49,999 523 155 26.8 22.2-31.9 96 22.3 17.3-28.3 123 23.7 19.1-29.0 149 27.2 22.4-32.6
$50,000- 74,999 472 141 30.2 25.1-35.8 117 27.0 21.9-32.9 118 22.4 17.9-27.6 96 20.4 16.1-25.5
$75,000+ 754 263 33.4 29.0-38.1 182 23.0 19.3-27.2 167 24.6 20.6-29.1 142 19.0 15.4-23.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,394 251 20.4 17.5-23.7 164 12.2 9.7-15.3 247 19.8 16.9-23.1 732 47.6 43.8-51.5
No 3,240 1,000 28.8 26.8-31.0 658 20.8 18.9-22.8 701 23.2 21.2-25.3 881 27.2 25.2-29.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 103 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 4,556 1,220 26.7 24.9-28.5 807 18.7 17.1-20.3 936 22.4 20.7-24.1 1,593 32.3 30.5-34.2
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 2,429 628 26.1 23.8-28.6 382 16.4 14.4-18.5 491 21.5 19.3-23.8 928 36.0 33.4-38.7
No 2,230 631 27.6 25.1-30.2 440 20.8 18.4-23.4 467 23.5 21.0-26.1 692 28.2 25.7-30.8

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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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