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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

Adults that participated in 300 minutes (or vigorous equivalent minutes)
of physical activity per week (CDC calculated variable)*

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  Total
Respond.^
300+ minutes 1-300 minutes 0 minutes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 7,650 2,213 28.8 27.4-30.2 2,909 40.6 39.1-42.1 2,528 30.6 29.3-32.1
GENDER
Male 2,991 954 30.9 28.8-33.1 1,129 40.1 37.8-42.4 908 29.0 27.0-31.2
Female 4,659 1,259 26.8 25.1-28.6 1,780 41.0 39.0-43.0 1,620 32.1 30.3-34.0
Have Health Insurance
Yes 6,498 1,932 29.6 28.1-31.2 2,492 41.8 40.1-43.5 2,074 28.6 27.1-30.1
No 1,132 275 25.2 22.1-28.6 412 35.6 32.2-39.1 445 39.2 35.7-42.9
Body Mass Index
Underweight 131 36 24.8 16.1-36.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 2,247 807 34.0 31.4-36.7 837 41.9 39.1-44.7 603 24.1 21.8-26.6
Overweight 2,582 812 31.5 29.1-34.0 1,044 41.8 39.2-44.4 726 26.7 24.5-29.2
Obese 2,247 475 22.6 20.2-25.1 818 37.7 35.0-40.5 954 39.7 37.0-42.5
Current Smoker
No 6,272 1,858 29.0 27.5-30.5 2,480 42.7 41.0-44.4 1,934 28.3 26.9-29.9
Yes 1,347 352 28.2 25.1-31.6 416 32.3 29.1-35.7 579 39.5 36.1-43.0
History of CVD**
Yes 985 239 25.8 22.1-29.8 281 32.0 28.1-36.3 465 42.2 38.0-46.5
No 6,592 1,957 29.2 27.7-30.7 2,603 41.3 39.7-43.0 2,032 29.5 28.0-31.0
Binge Drinker
No 6,759 1,924 28.3 26.8-29.8 2,559 40.3 38.7-41.9 2,276 31.4 29.9-33.0
Yes 705 224 32.0 28.0-36.4 294 42.5 38.1-47.1 187 25.5 21.7-29.6
Heavy Drinker
No 7,136 2,032 28.3 26.9-29.8 2,735 40.8 39.3-42.4 2,369 30.8 29.4-32.3
Yes 311 112 38.4 31.5-45.7 111 35.0 28.5-42.1 88 26.7 20.7-33.6
COPD
Yes 733 155 19.9 16.2-24.1 221 33.3 28.5-38.5 357 46.8 41.7-52.0
No 6,879 2,051 29.6 28.2-31.1 2,678 41.2 39.6-42.8 2,150 29.2 27.8-30.7
Current Asthma
Yes 645 155 25.1 20.7-30.0 227 40.4 35.2-45.7 263 34.6 29.8-39.6
No 6,966 2,052 29.2 27.8-30.7 2,668 40.6 39.0-42.2 2,246 30.2 28.7-31.7
Diabetes
Yes 1,140 218 18.5 15.7-21.6 368 34.4 30.7-38.3 554 47.2 43.1-51.2
No 6,505 1,993 30.1 28.7-31.7 2,538 41.3 39.7-43.0 1,974 28.5 27.1-30.0
Disability
Yes 2,217 456 23.7 21.2-26.3 670 32.5 29.8-35.3 1,091 43.9 41.0-46.8
No 5,393 1,747 30.4 28.8-32.1 2,222 43.1 41.3-44.9 1,424 26.5 24.9-28.1

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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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