2017 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Exercise

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 4,607 3,363 74.4 72.7-76.0 1,244 25.6 24.0-27.3
GENDER
Male 2,046 1,526 74.7 72.2-77.1 520 25.3 22.9-27.8
Female 2,561 1,837 74.1 71.8-76.3 724 25.9 23.7-28.2
Have Health Insurance
Yes 4,036 2,997 75.9 74.1-77.6 1,039 24.1 22.4-25.9
No 556 354 65.2 59.8-70.2 202 34.8 29.8-40.2
Body Mass Index
Underweight 69 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 1,305 1,039 82.0 79.2-84.5 266 18.0 15.5-20.8
Overweight 1,525 1,175 77.6 74.6-80.4 350 22.4 19.6-25.4
Obese 1,393 903 67.0 63.7-70.2 490 33.0 29.8-36.3
Current Smoker
Yes 731 455 67.9 63.4-72.2 276 32.1 27.8-36.6
No 3,860 2,893 75.6 73.8-77.4 967 24.4 22.6-26.2
History of CVD**
Yes 522 309 59.8 53.9-65.5 213 40.2 34.5-46.1
No 4,048 3,027 75.8 74.0-77.5 1,021 24.2 22.5-26.0
Binge Drinker
Yes 566 466 82.2 77.9-85.8 100 17.8 14.2-22.1
No 3,853 2,766 73.0 71.0-74.8 1,087 27.0 25.2-29.0
Heavy Drinker
Yes 238 178 75.9 68.2-82.3 60 24.1 17.7-31.8
No 4,164 3,045 74.4 72.6-76.1 1,119 25.6 23.9-27.4
COPD
Yes 421 233 59.4 53.1-65.5 188 40.6 34.5-46.9
No 4,163 3,115 75.8 74.0-77.5 1,048 24.2 22.5-26.0
Current Asthma
Yes 432 276 67.0 60.9-72.6 156 33.0 27.4-39.1
No 4,151 3,074 75.2 73.5-76.9 1,077 24.8 23.1-26.5
Diabetes
Yes 627 388 63.1 58.0-68.0 239 36.9 32.0-42.0
No 3,975 2,970 75.8 74.0-77.5 1,005 24.2 22.5-26.0
Functional Disability
Yes 1,467 864 60.5 56.9-63.9 603 39.5 36.1-43.1
No 3,115 2,480 79.8 77.9-81.6 635 20.2 18.4-22.1
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 1,480 918 63.9 60.5-67.2 562 36.1 32.8-39.5
No 3,127 2,443 78.3 76.3-80.1 684 21.7 19.9-23.7

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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 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.

^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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