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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

Aerobic Recommendations
(CDC calculated variable)*

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  Total
Respond.^
Met aerobic recommendations Did not meet aerobic recommendation
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 7,804 3,702 48.1 46.6-49.6 4,102 51.9 50.4-53.4
GENDER
Male 3,045 1,521 49.9 47.6-52.3 1,524 50.1 47.7-52.4
Female 4,759 2,181 46.4 44.4-48.4 2,578 53.6 51.6-55.6
Have Health Insurance
Yes 6,628 3,232 49.9 48.3-51.6 3,396 50.1 48.4-51.7
No 1,156 461 40.3 36.8-43.9 695 59.7 56.1-63.2
Body Mass Index
Underweight 132 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 2,291 1,264 55.5 52.7-58.2 1,027 44.5 41.8-47.3
Overweight 2,639 1,365 51.7 49.1-54.4 1,274 48.3 45.6-50.9
Obese 2,289 871 40.3 37.6-43.2 1,418 59.7 56.8-62.4
Current Smoker
No 6,403 3,145 49.4 47.7-51.1 3,258 50.6 48.9-52.3
Yes 1,370 552 43.3 39.9-46.9 818 56.7 53.1-60.1
History of CVD**
Yes 1,006 384 41.0 36.8-45.3 622 59.0 54.7-63.2
No 6,721 3,286 48.8 47.1-50.4 3,435 51.2 49.6-52.9
Binge Drinker
No 6,893 3,235 47.8 46.2-49.4 3,658 52.2 50.6-53.8
Yes 715 367 50.4 46.0-54.9 348 49.6 45.1-54.0
Heavy Drinker
No 7,270 3,417 47.7 46.2-49.3 3,853 52.3 50.7-53.8
Yes 322 177 55.7 48.5-62.7 145 44.3 37.3-51.5
COPD
Yes 746 257 34.0 29.3-39.1 489 66.0 60.9-70.7
No 7,018 3,431 49.3 47.7-50.9 3,587 50.7 49.1-52.3
Current Asthma
Yes 659 267 44.2 39.0-49.5 392 55.8 50.5-61.0
No 7,105 3,419 48.5 46.9-50.1 3,686 51.5 49.9-53.1
Diabetes
Yes 1,161 397 34.5 30.8-38.3 764 65.5 61.7-69.2
No 6,637 3,300 49.9 48.2-51.5 3,337 50.1 48.5-51.8
Disability
Yes 2,264 777 38.2 35.4-41.1 1,487 61.8 58.9-64.6
No 5,500 2,910 51.3 49.5-53.1 2,590 48.7 46.9-50.5

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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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