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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

Aerobic and Strengthening Guidelines (4-LEVEL)
(CDC calculated variable)*

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  Total
Respond.^
Met both guidelines Met aerobic guidelines only Met strengthening guidelines only Did not meet either guideline
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 7,740 1,238 18.7 17.5-20.0 2,434 29.4 28.0-30.7 599 8.8 8.0- 9.8 3,469 43.1 41.6-44.6
GENDER
Male 3,018 595 21.5 19.6-23.5 914 28.5 26.4-30.6 288 10.7 9.4-12.3 1,221 39.3 37.1-41.6
Female 4,722 643 16.1 14.6-17.7 1,520 30.2 28.4-32.0 311 7.1 6.1- 8.2 2,248 46.6 44.6-48.6
Have Health Insurance
Yes 6,570 1,081 19.7 18.3-21.1 2,123 30.2 28.7-31.7 491 8.5 7.5- 9.5 2,875 41.7 40.1-43.4
No 1,150 153 14.7 12.2-17.5 306 25.7 22.7-29.0 106 10.5 8.3-13.1 585 49.2 45.5-52.8
Body Mass Index
Underweight 130 *** *** *** 36 14.2 9.2-21.2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 2,271 482 24.3 21.9-26.9 771 31.1 28.6-33.7 193 10.4 8.7-12.3 825 34.3 31.7-37.0
Overweight 2,617 440 19.2 17.2-21.4 914 32.4 30.1-34.9 210 8.9 7.5-10.6 1,053 39.4 36.9-42.1
Obese 2,275 258 13.5 11.5-15.8 607 26.8 24.4-29.4 160 7.3 5.9- 8.9 1,250 52.4 49.6-55.2
Current Smoker
No 6,347 1,077 19.6 18.2-21.0 2,039 29.7 28.2-31.2 495 8.9 7.9- 9.9 2,736 41.9 40.2-43.5
Yes 1,364 160 15.4 12.8-18.4 391 28.0 25.0-31.3 97 8.6 6.7-10.8 716 48.0 44.5-51.6
History of CVD**
Yes 998 87 10.3 7.8-13.5 293 30.5 26.7-34.7 52 5.2 3.6- 7.5 566 54.0 49.6-58.2
No 6,666 1,144 19.6 18.3-20.9 2,116 29.1 27.7-30.6 537 9.2 8.3-10.3 2,869 42.1 40.5-43.7
Binge Drinker
No 6,837 1,046 17.8 16.6-19.2 2,163 29.9 28.4-31.4 503 8.0 7.1- 8.9 3,125 44.3 42.7-46.0
Yes 708 158 23.9 20.3-28.1 205 26.5 22.9-30.4 79 14.0 11.0-17.8 266 35.6 31.4-40.0
Heavy Drinker
No 7,211 1,138 18.4 17.1-19.7 2,252 29.3 27.9-30.7 548 8.4 7.6- 9.4 3,273 43.9 42.3-45.5
Yes 320 63 23.2 17.4-30.2 112 32.0 25.9-38.8 31 14.2 9.5-20.6 114 30.6 24.5-37.5
COPD
Yes 739 69 9.5 6.8-13.0 187 24.8 20.6-29.5 43 5.1 3.5- 7.5 440 60.6 55.5-65.5
No 6,961 1,166 19.5 18.2-20.8 2,236 29.8 28.3-31.2 553 9.1 8.2-10.1 3,006 41.6 40.1-43.2
Current Asthma
Yes 654 89 14.9 11.5-19.0 177 29.3 24.7-34.5 50 7.3 4.8-10.8 338 48.5 43.3-53.8
No 7,046 1,142 18.9 17.7-20.3 2,248 29.4 28.0-30.9 548 9.0 8.1-10.0 3,108 42.6 41.0-44.2
Diabetes
Yes 1,150 102 9.2 7.1-11.7 292 25.3 22.1-28.9 80 6.8 5.1- 9.0 676 58.8 54.8-62.6
No 6,584 1,136 19.9 18.6-21.3 2,137 29.9 28.4-31.4 519 9.1 8.2-10.1 2,792 41.1 39.5-42.7
Disability
Yes 2,244 241 13.2 11.2-15.4 528 24.7 22.2-27.3 166 7.3 5.9- 8.9 1,309 54.8 51.9-57.7
No 5,456 990 20.4 18.9-21.9 1,898 30.9 29.3-32.5 431 9.4 8.3-10.5 2,137 39.4 37.6-41.1

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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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