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2014 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 7,281 5,493 76.8 75.6-77.9 1,788 23.2 22.1-24.4
GENDER
Male 3,110 2,401 78.2 76.5-79.9 709 21.8 20.1-23.5
Female 4,171 3,092 75.5 73.9-77.0 1,079 24.5 23.0-26.1
Have Health Insurance
Yes 6,305 4,801 77.8 76.6-79.0 1,504 22.2 21.0-23.4
No 950 674 71.7 68.3-74.8 276 28.3 25.2-31.7
Body Mass Index
Underweight 104 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 2,141 1,725 82.9 80.9-84.7 416 17.1 15.3-19.1
Overweight 2,394 1,886 78.9 76.9-80.8 508 21.1 19.2-23.1
Obese 1,975 1,342 69.8 67.3-72.1 633 30.2 27.9-32.7
Current Smoker
Yes 1,163 754 68.8 65.6-71.7 409 31.2 28.3-34.4
No 5,813 4,517 79.0 77.7-80.2 1,296 21.0 19.8-22.3
History of CVD**
Yes 957 569 57.8 53.9-61.6 388 42.2 38.4-46.1
No 6,247 4,874 79.0 77.8-80.2 1,373 21.0 19.8-22.2
Binge Drinker
Yes 701 584 83.5 80.1-86.5 117 16.5 13.5-19.9
No 6,092 4,548 76.1 74.8-77.3 1,544 23.9 22.7-25.2
Heavy Drinker
Yes 311 238 76.6 70.4-81.9 73 23.4 18.1-29.6
No 6,489 4,894 77.0 75.8-78.2 1,595 23.0 21.8-24.2
COPD
Yes 648 361 56.0 51.2-60.6 287 44.0 39.4-48.8
No 6,590 5,106 78.6 77.4-79.8 1,484 21.4 20.2-22.6
Current Asthma
Yes 568 365 67.6 62.7-72.2 203 32.4 27.8-37.3
No 6,668 5,092 77.6 76.3-78.7 1,576 22.4 21.3-23.7
Diabetes
Yes 979 617 63.4 59.7-66.9 362 36.6 33.1-40.3
No 6,283 4,861 78.4 77.2-79.6 1,422 21.6 20.4-22.8
Disability
Yes 1,943 1,160 61.9 59.3-64.5 783 38.1 35.5-40.7
No 5,076 4,148 81.7 80.4-83.0 928 18.3 17.0-19.6
Has two or more chronic diseases
Yes 2,413 1,573 65.7 63.4-67.9 840 34.3 32.1-36.6
No 4,862 3,914 80.8 79.4-82.0 948 19.2 18.0-20.6

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**History of cardiovascular disease includes history of heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke.

#Chronic diseases include heart disease (heart attack/stoke/angina), current asthma, skin cancer, other cancer, COPD, arthritis, depression, kidney disease and diabetes.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2014 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2014 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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