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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Exercise-FEMALES

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

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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%)
North Carolina 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
-FEMALES 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
White 2,459 1,583 61.6 58.9-64.2 187 6.6 5.5- 7.9 104 6.5 5.1- 8.2 111 4.3 3.4- 5.6 474 20.9 18.8-23.3
African American 646 470 72.7 67.4-77.4 19 1.8 1.1- 3.1 21 5.5 3.2- 9.3 40 5.5 3.7- 8.1 96 14.5 10.9-19.1
Other Minorities 266 175 67.9 58.5-76.0 *** *** *** 16 9.3 5.3-16.1 *** *** *** 43 15.9 9.8-24.9
AGE
18-34 535 306 57.8 52.7-62.8 16 2.9 1.7- 5.1 75 14.3 11.0-18.4 28 4.3 2.8- 6.5 110 20.7 16.8-25.2
35-44 435 273 60.8 54.7-66.6 17 3.7 2.1- 6.4 39 7.9 5.5-11.2 18 4.7 2.7- 8.1 88 22.9 17.8-29.0
45-54 570 400 68.4 63.1-73.3 24 4.4 2.6- 7.4 22 4.3 2.6- 7.1 31 5.3 3.2- 8.7 93 17.5 13.7-22.1
55-64 703 499 71.9 67.4-76.0 64 8.1 6.0-10.8 *** *** *** 26 3.8 2.4- 6.0 109 15.3 12.1-19.2
65-74 667 439 67.2 62.3-71.7 65 8.7 6.3-11.8 *** *** *** 38 6.0 4.1- 8.8 124 18.0 14.5-22.1
75+ 471 315 62.3 56.3-67.9 37 9.1 6.2-13.2 *** *** *** 26 4.3 2.6- 6.9 92 24.3 19.3-30.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 331 251 77.9 71.3-83.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 39 11.4 7.5-16.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 857 601 66.8 62.2-71.1 63 6.6 4.8- 9.0 *** *** *** 36 4.3 2.8- 6.4 146 19.5 15.8-23.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,008 663 63.2 58.9-67.3 82 5.5 4.2- 7.3 38 6.8 4.7- 9.8 53 5.0 3.6- 7.0 172 19.4 16.1-23.3
College Graduate 1,221 745 57.2 53.5-60.9 55 4.1 2.9- 5.8 90 10.9 8.6-13.7 68 4.8 3.4- 6.6 263 23.0 20.0-26.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 379 292 77.2 70.5-82.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 46 14.0 9.4-20.2
$15,000- 24,999 537 365 69.6 64.1-74.5 44 7.2 4.9-10.6 *** *** *** 21 3.5 2.1- 6.1 96 16.9 13.0-21.7
$25,000- 34,999 347 241 68.2 61.2-74.5 20 3.2 1.9- 5.5 15 6.9 3.9-12.0 *** *** *** 63 19.4 14.2-25.8
$35,000- 49,999 410 259 60.2 53.4-66.7 32 6.6 4.2-10.3 *** *** *** 27 4.7 2.9- 7.5 79 23.0 17.4-29.8
$50,000- 74,999 416 263 65.0 58.7-70.8 22 3.2 2.0- 5.2 23 7.0 4.5-10.9 34 8.8 5.8-13.1 74 15.9 11.9-21.1
$75,000+ 657 389 53.9 48.7-59.0 32 5.9 3.9- 8.8 58 11.8 8.7-15.9 38 5.3 3.4- 8.0 140 23.2 18.9-28.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 783 532 69.3 64.7-73.7 66 8.2 5.9-11.4 *** *** *** 35 3.1 2.1- 4.8 143 18.0 14.6-22.1
No 2,616 1,719 62.9 60.2-65.4 157 4.6 3.7- 5.6 136 7.9 6.4- 9.6 130 4.8 3.8- 5.9 474 19.9 17.8-22.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 83 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 3,336 2,213 64.1 61.8-66.4 223 5.4 4.5- 6.4 135 6.4 5.2- 7.8 161 4.6 3.7- 5.6 604 19.6 17.7-21.6
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,726 1,179 67.2 64.0-70.2 127 6.4 5.1- 8.0 54 5.2 3.8- 7.0 69 3.7 2.8- 5.0 297 17.5 15.1-20.2
No 1,693 1,082 60.9 57.5-64.2 98 4.2 3.2- 5.4 90 8.0 6.1-10.3 99 5.5 4.2- 7.1 324 21.5 18.7-24.5

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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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