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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Exercise-FEMALES

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%)
North Carolina 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
-FEMALES 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
White 3,299 474 16.0 14.3-17.9 1,149 32.2 30.2-34.4 218 7.8 6.5- 9.2 1,458 44.0 41.7-46.3
African American 944 106 14.7 11.4-18.6 239 25.2 21.4-29.4 65 5.1 3.7- 6.9 534 55.1 50.5-59.6
Other Minorities 424 47 17.1 11.7-24.1 120 27.0 20.7-34.3 *** *** *** 234 49.8 42.2-57.3
AGE
18-34 663 121 19.8 16.3-23.8 179 25.9 22.1-30.2 68 10.3 7.8-13.4 295 44.0 39.6-48.6
35-44 589 86 18.5 14.4-23.6 189 28.7 24.6-33.2 34 5.6 3.7- 8.3 280 47.2 42.1-52.3
45-54 796 119 14.3 11.5-17.6 229 27.2 23.4-31.3 64 7.2 5.1- 9.9 384 51.3 46.8-55.9
55-64 998 129 15.6 12.6-19.1 326 33.5 29.8-37.5 55 5.6 3.9- 7.8 488 45.3 41.2-49.4
65-74 910 124 13.0 10.4-16.1 321 39.2 34.8-43.7 55 5.8 4.2- 7.9 410 42.1 37.8-46.5
75+ 748 64 8.9 6.6-11.8 276 35.5 31.0-40.3 34 4.7 3.1- 7.1 374 50.9 45.9-55.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 598 36 7.4 4.8-11.3 144 21.3 16.9-26.3 33 5.7 3.7- 8.7 385 65.6 59.9-70.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,306 111 11.9 9.4-14.8 420 29.8 26.6-33.2 72 6.1 4.4- 8.4 703 52.2 48.5-55.9
Some Post-H.S. 1,360 195 18.1 15.2-21.5 441 31.1 27.9-34.5 92 7.5 5.8- 9.7 632 43.2 39.7-46.9
College Graduate 1,457 301 22.7 19.9-25.8 515 34.5 31.3-37.9 114 8.4 6.5-10.7 527 34.4 31.2-37.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 646 39 9.1 6.0-13.3 168 23.9 19.2-29.2 39 6.4 4.0-10.0 400 60.7 54.9-66.2
$15,000- 24,999 872 91 11.9 9.2-15.2 246 26.2 22.5-30.4 57 6.0 4.2- 8.4 478 55.9 51.3-60.4
$25,000- 34,999 491 71 17.1 12.8-22.7 158 29.7 24.5-35.6 32 6.6 4.1-10.5 230 46.5 40.4-52.7
$35,000- 49,999 537 86 17.7 13.3-23.2 182 33.1 28.0-38.7 43 8.6 5.7-12.7 226 40.6 35.1-46.3
$50,000- 74,999 482 86 17.8 13.9-22.5 182 40.2 34.6-46.1 31 6.2 3.9- 9.7 183 35.7 30.4-41.4
$75,000+ 769 174 25.0 20.9-29.5 286 32.2 28.2-36.5 52 8.2 5.9-11.5 257 34.6 30.1-39.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,415 128 11.9 9.4-14.8 315 21.5 18.5-24.7 90 6.3 4.7- 8.5 882 60.3 56.5-64.0
No 3,282 510 17.3 15.5-19.3 1,202 33.2 31.1-35.4 220 7.4 6.2- 8.8 1,350 42.1 39.7-44.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 104 *** *** *** 30 22.4 14.4-33.2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 4,618 618 15.8 14.3-17.5 1,490 30.4 28.6-32.2 306 7.1 6.1- 8.3 2,204 46.7 44.7-48.7
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 2,467 309 14.7 12.7-16.8 752 29.2 26.8-31.7 142 6.2 5.0- 7.6 1,264 50.0 47.3-52.8
No 2,255 334 17.6 15.3-20.1 768 31.2 28.6-33.9 169 8.1 6.6- 9.9 984 43.1 40.3-46.0

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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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