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2017 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Exercise

Adults that participated in 150 minutes (or vigorous equivalent minutes)
of physical activity per week (CDC calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
150+ minutes 1-149 minutes 0 minutes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,398 2,147 48.3 46.4-50.3 917 22.7 21.1-24.5 1,334 29.0 27.2-30.8
GENDER
Male 1,974 949 47.8 45.0-50.7 451 23.3 21.0-25.8 574 28.9 26.3-31.5
Female 2,424 1,198 48.8 46.1-51.5 466 22.2 19.9-24.7 760 29.0 26.7-31.5
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 2,930 1,560 52.6 50.2-54.9 560 21.1 19.2-23.1 810 26.4 24.4-28.5
Non-Hispanic Black 827 355 43.7 39.2-48.4 173 21.8 18.2-25.9 299 34.4 30.2-38.9
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 135 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 156 71 44.6 35.4-54.2 45 31.3 23.1-41.0 40 24.0 16.8-33.1
Hispanic 305 89 25.9 20.2-32.6 95 33.4 26.1-41.5 121 40.7 33.5-48.3
AGE
18-34 902 431 45.4 41.4-49.5 280 32.2 28.5-36.2 191 22.3 19.1-25.9
35-44 581 261 48.3 43.2-53.3 145 23.0 19.2-27.4 175 28.7 24.3-33.6
45-54 752 347 47.3 42.8-51.9 173 22.5 18.8-26.8 232 30.1 26.1-34.4
55-64 859 418 50.6 46.3-54.9 170 19.9 16.6-23.7 271 29.5 25.7-33.5
65-74 783 423 52.5 47.7-57.3 116 15.1 12.1-18.8 244 32.3 27.9-37.1
75+ 519 267 49.9 43.9-55.8 33 5.5 3.5- 8.5 219 44.7 38.8-50.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 428 137 32.9 27.2-39.1 81 21.1 15.9-27.4 210 46.0 39.8-52.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,098 466 44.6 40.8-48.4 210 20.9 18.0-24.3 422 34.5 31.0-38.1
Some Post-H.S. 1,250 600 50.3 46.7-53.8 260 22.8 20.0-26.0 390 26.9 23.9-30.0
College Graduate 1,618 941 57.3 54.3-60.3 365 25.1 22.5-28.0 312 17.6 15.4-19.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 392 156 43.1 36.6-49.9 67 18.6 13.9-24.4 169 38.3 32.1-45.0
$15,000- 24,999 671 252 37.7 32.8-42.8 138 24.6 19.9-29.9 281 37.8 33.0-42.8
$25,000- 34,999 435 198 46.0 39.9-52.3 89 22.8 18.0-28.5 148 31.1 25.8-37.1
$35,000- 49,999 521 257 49.7 44.1-55.3 118 24.4 19.7-29.8 146 25.9 21.2-31.1
$50,000-74,999 588 333 55.1 49.8-60.2 122 23.0 18.8-27.9 133 21.9 18.0-26.4
$75,000+ 1,075 633 57.9 54.1-61.6 250 23.4 20.4-26.8 192 18.7 15.8-21.9
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 718 318 40.9 36.3-45.6 133 20.3 16.7-24.5 267 38.8 34.1-43.8
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 1,388 522 37.9 34.5-41.5 239 18.2 15.6-21.2 627 43.8 40.3-47.5
No 2,985 1,613 52.3 50.0-54.7 672 24.4 22.4-26.5 700 23.2 21.4-25.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 642 334 50.6 45.8-55.4 124 20.3 16.7-24.5 184 29.1 24.9-33.7
Non-Veteran 3,754 1,811 48.0 45.9-50.1 791 23.0 21.2-24.9 1,152 29.0 27.1-31.0
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 1,161 600 49.1 45.7-52.5 275 24.7 21.8-27.8 286 26.2 23.3-29.5
Regional City or Suburban County 893 457 50.9 46.7-55.0 185 22.1 18.8-25.8 251 27.0 23.5-30.8
Rural 2,346 1,090 46.0 43.2-48.9 457 21.3 18.9-24.0 799 32.6 30.1-35.3
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 2,289 1,122 48.0 45.4-50.6 573 25.8 23.6-28.2 594 26.2 23.9-28.6
Unemployed 166 79 51.5 41.6-61.4 37 28.8 19.9-39.8 50 19.6 13.8-27.1
Retired 1,195 671 55.3 51.4-59.1 139 11.4 9.3-14.0 385 33.3 29.7-37.1
Unable to Work 417 105 28.2 22.6-34.6 78 18.5 13.9-24.2 234 53.3 46.7-59.8
Other not in Labor Force 311 158 50.6 43.4-57.7 86 28.7 22.4-35.9 67 20.8 15.6-27.0
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 130 *** *** *** 27 17.9 11.4-27.0 55 34.7 25.2-45.7
50% to 100% 334 122 33.2 26.9-40.1 77 28.7 21.8-36.8 135 38.1 31.3-45.5
101% to 150% 630 257 43.8 38.6-49.2 119 20.3 16.2-25.0 254 35.9 31.1-41.0
151% to 200% 305 134 45.4 38.2-52.8 61 24.4 18.4-31.6 110 30.2 24.1-37.1
More than 200% 2,135 1,204 56.0 53.2-58.7 480 24.0 21.7-26.5 451 20.1 18.0-22.3
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 718 318 40.9 36.3-45.6 133 20.3 16.7-24.5 267 38.8 34.1-43.8
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 953 411 40.2 35.7-44.9 172 18.8 15.2-22.9 370 41.0 36.4-45.8
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,618 777 48.3 45.2-51.4 351 22.5 20.0-25.3 490 29.1 26.4-32.0
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,829 959 50.2 47.3-53.1 394 23.8 21.3-26.4 476 26.1 23.6-28.7

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2017 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2017 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

1Based on U.S Census Bureau population estimates at the county level. Please see the BRFSS 2017 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

2Based on 2017 U.S Census Bureau poverty threshold incomes. Please see the BRFSS 2017 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

3NC Dept. of Commerce County Tier Classification, based on respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2017 Annual Results Technical Notes for 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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