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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Exercise--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

Adults that participated in 150 minutes (or vigorous equivalent minutes)
of physical activity per week (CDC calculated variable)*

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  Total
Respond.^
150+ minutes 1-149 minutes 0 minutes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 7,804 3,702 48.1 46.6-49.6 1,574 21.8 20.6-23.1 2,528 30.1 28.7-31.5
GENDER
Male 3,045 1,521 49.9 47.6-52.3 616 21.5 19.7-23.5 908 28.5 26.5-30.6
Female 4,759 2,181 46.4 44.4-48.4 958 22.0 20.4-23.8 1,620 31.5 29.7-33.4
Have Health Insurance
Yes 6,628 3,232 49.9 48.3-51.6 1,322 22.0 20.6-23.5 2,074 28.0 26.6-29.5
No 1,156 461 40.3 36.8-43.9 250 21.2 18.5-24.3 445 38.5 34.9-42.1
Body Mass Index
Underweight 132 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 2,291 1,264 55.5 52.7-58.2 424 20.8 18.6-23.2 603 23.7 21.4-26.1
Overweight 2,639 1,365 51.7 49.1-54.4 548 22.1 19.9-24.4 726 26.2 23.9-28.6
Obese 2,289 871 40.3 37.6-43.2 464 20.6 18.5-22.9 954 39.1 36.4-41.8
Current Smoker
No 6,403 3,145 49.4 47.7-51.1 1,324 22.8 21.4-24.3 1,934 27.8 26.3-29.3
Yes 1,370 552 43.3 39.9-46.9 239 17.8 15.3-20.6 579 38.9 35.5-42.3
History of CVD**
Yes 1,006 384 41.0 36.8-45.3 157 17.6 14.6-21.0 465 41.4 37.3-45.6
No 6,721 3,286 48.8 47.1-50.4 1,403 22.3 20.9-23.7 2,032 29.0 27.5-30.4
Binge Drinker
No 6,893 3,235 47.8 46.2-49.4 1,382 21.4 20.0-22.7 2,276 30.8 29.4-32.4
Yes 715 367 50.4 46.0-54.9 161 24.4 20.6-28.7 187 25.1 21.4-29.2
Heavy Drinker
No 7,270 3,417 47.7 46.2-49.3 1,484 21.9 20.7-23.3 2,369 30.3 28.9-31.8
Yes 322 177 55.7 48.5-62.7 57 18.5 13.5-24.8 88 25.8 20.0-32.6
COPD
Yes 746 257 34.0 29.3-39.1 132 19.8 16.0-24.1 357 46.2 41.2-51.3
No 7,018 3,431 49.3 47.7-50.9 1,437 22.0 20.7-23.3 2,150 28.7 27.3-30.1
Current Asthma
Yes 659 267 44.2 39.0-49.5 129 22.1 18.0-26.9 263 33.7 29.0-38.7
No 7,105 3,419 48.5 46.9-50.1 1,440 21.9 20.6-23.2 2,246 29.7 28.2-31.1
Diabetes
Yes 1,161 397 34.5 30.8-38.3 210 19.1 16.2-22.3 554 46.5 42.5-50.5
No 6,637 3,300 49.9 48.2-51.5 1,363 22.1 20.8-23.5 1,974 28.0 26.6-29.5
Disability
Yes 2,264 777 38.2 35.4-41.1 396 18.6 16.5-21.0 1,091 43.2 40.3-46.0
No 5,500 2,910 51.3 49.5-53.1 1,166 22.7 21.2-24.3 1,424 26.0 24.5-27.6

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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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