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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

During the past month, other than your regular job, did you participate in any physical activities or exercises
such as running, calisthenics, golf, gardening, or walking for exercise?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 8,405 5,993 73.4 72.1-74.7 2,412 26.6 25.3-27.9
GENDER
Male 3,273 2,420 74.9 72.9-76.8 853 25.1 23.2-27.1
Female 5,132 3,573 72.0 70.3-73.7 1,559 28.0 26.3-29.7
Have Health Insurance
Yes 7,155 5,177 75.4 74.0-76.7 1,978 24.6 23.3-26.0
No 1,225 798 64.9 61.4-68.2 427 35.1 31.8-38.6
Body Mass Index
Underweight 138 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 2,485 1,926 80.5 78.3-82.5 559 19.5 17.5-21.7
Overweight 2,824 2,137 76.7 74.5-78.8 687 23.3 21.2-25.5
Obese 2,440 1,513 64.2 61.5-66.7 927 35.8 33.3-38.5
Current Smoker
No 6,902 5,058 75.4 74.0-76.8 1,844 24.6 23.2-26.0
Yes 1,467 913 65.5 62.2-68.6 554 34.5 31.4-37.8
History of CVD**
Yes 1,102 654 63.7 59.8-67.5 448 36.3 32.5-40.2
No 7,216 5,282 74.4 73.0-75.7 1,934 25.6 24.3-27.0
Binge Drinker
No 7,409 5,232 72.5 71.1-73.9 2,177 27.5 26.1-28.9
Yes 769 597 78.7 74.9-82.0 172 21.3 18.0-25.1
Heavy Drinker
No 7,807 5,547 73.1 71.7-74.4 2,260 26.9 25.6-28.3
Yes 353 270 78.6 72.5-83.7 83 21.4 16.3-27.5
COPD
Yes 797 451 59.2 54.4-63.9 346 40.8 36.1-45.6
No 7,562 5,517 74.6 73.3-75.9 2,045 25.4 24.1-26.7
Current Asthma
Yes 716 464 70.7 66.1-75.0 252 29.3 25.0-33.9
No 7,645 5,503 73.7 72.3-75.0 2,142 26.3 25.0-27.7
Diabetes
Yes 1,259 727 58.3 54.4-62.1 532 41.7 37.9-45.6
No 7,139 5,259 75.3 74.0-76.7 1,880 24.7 23.3-26.0
Disability
Yes 2,454 1,394 61.5 58.8-64.1 1,060 38.5 35.9-41.2
No 5,906 4,567 77.1 75.7-78.6 1,339 22.9 21.4-24.3

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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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