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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

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%)
TOTAL 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
GENDER
Male 2,991 954 30.9 28.8-33.1 513 18.2 16.4-20.0 616 21.9 20.0-23.9 908 29.0 27.0-31.2
Female 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
Have Health Insurance
Yes 6,498 1,932 29.6 28.1-31.2 1,170 19.4 18.1-20.8 1,322 22.4 21.0-23.9 2,074 28.6 27.1-30.1
No 1,132 275 25.2 22.1-28.6 162 13.9 11.6-16.6 250 21.7 18.9-24.7 445 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 31.4-36.7 413 20.7 18.4-23.1 424 21.2 19.0-23.6 603 24.1 21.8-26.6
Overweight 2,582 812 31.5 29.1-34.0 496 19.2 17.3-21.4 548 22.5 20.3-24.9 726 26.7 24.5-29.2
Obese 2,247 475 22.6 20.2-25.1 354 16.7 14.6-19.1 464 21.0 18.8-23.3 954 39.7 37.0-42.5
Current Smoker
No 6,272 1,858 29.0 27.5-30.5 1,156 19.5 18.1-20.9 1,324 23.2 21.8-24.7 1,934 28.3 26.9-29.9
Yes 1,347 352 28.2 25.1-31.6 177 14.2 11.9-16.9 239 18.1 15.5-21.0 579 39.5 36.1-43.0
History of CVD**
Yes 985 239 25.8 22.1-29.8 124 14.1 11.1-17.7 157 17.9 14.9-21.4 465 42.2 38.0-46.5
No 6,592 1,957 29.2 27.7-30.7 1,200 18.6 17.4-20.0 1,403 22.7 21.3-24.1 2,032 29.5 28.0-31.0
Binge Drinker
No 6,759 1,924 28.3 26.8-29.8 1,177 18.6 17.3-19.9 1,382 21.8 20.4-23.2 2,276 31.4 29.9-33.0
Yes 705 224 32.0 28.0-36.4 133 17.8 14.7-21.3 161 24.8 20.9-29.0 187 25.5 21.7-29.6
Heavy Drinker
No 7,136 2,032 28.3 26.9-29.8 1,251 18.5 17.3-19.8 1,484 22.3 21.0-23.7 2,369 30.8 29.4-32.3
Yes 311 112 38.4 31.5-45.7 54 15.8 11.5-21.4 57 19.1 14.0-25.6 88 26.7 20.7-33.6
COPD
Yes 733 155 19.9 16.2-24.1 89 13.3 9.8-17.7 132 20.0 16.2-24.5 357 46.8 41.7-52.0
No 6,879 2,051 29.6 28.2-31.1 1,241 18.8 17.6-20.1 1,437 22.4 21.1-23.8 2,150 29.2 27.8-30.7
Current Asthma
Yes 645 155 25.1 20.7-30.0 98 17.6 13.9-22.2 129 22.7 18.5-27.6 263 34.6 29.8-39.6
No 6,966 2,052 29.2 27.8-30.7 1,228 18.4 17.1-19.7 1,440 22.2 20.9-23.6 2,246 30.2 28.7-31.7
Diabetes
Yes 1,140 218 18.5 15.7-21.6 158 15.0 12.4-18.1 210 19.4 16.5-22.6 554 47.2 43.1-51.2
No 6,505 1,993 30.1 28.7-31.7 1,175 18.8 17.5-20.1 1,363 22.6 21.2-24.0 1,974 28.5 27.1-30.0
Disability
Yes 2,217 456 23.7 21.2-26.3 274 13.5 11.5-15.8 396 18.9 16.8-21.3 1,091 43.9 41.0-46.8
No 5,393 1,747 30.4 28.8-32.1 1,056 19.9 18.5-21.4 1,166 23.2 21.7-24.7 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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