2020 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%)
North Carolina 5,838 4,494 77.3 75.9-78.7 1,344 22.7 21.3-24.1
-Non-Hispanic Black 1,078 809 76.8 73.4-79.9 269 23.2 20.1-26.6
GENDER
Male 435 329 76.3 70.8-81.1 106 23.7 18.9-29.2
Female 643 480 77.2 72.8-81.0 163 22.8 19.0-27.2
AGE
18-34 197 148 74.2 66.7-80.6 49 25.8 19.4-33.3
35-44 152 127 84.4 74.2-91.1 25 15.6 8.9-25.8
45-54 177 144 82.4 74.9-88.0 33 17.6 12.0-25.1
55-64 210 155 79.9 73.0-85.5 55 20.1 14.5-27.0
65-74 218 152 68.6 60.1-76.0 66 31.4 24.0-39.9
75+ 110 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 106 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 326 224 73.5 67.4-78.9 102 26.5 21.1-32.6
Some Post-H.S. 293 224 79.9 74.1-84.7 69 20.1 15.3-25.9
College Graduate 351 294 85.7 81.0-89.4 57 14.3 10.6-19.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 140 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 171 117 72.0 62.4-79.9 54 28.0 20.1-37.6
$25,000- 34,999 110 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 134 99 71.4 61.3-79.7 35 28.6 20.3-38.7
$50,000- 74,999 111 89 84.2 75.1-90.4 22 15.8 9.6-24.9
$75,000+ 200 179 89.2 82.6-93.4 21 10.8 6.6-17.4
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 308 191 61.9 54.0-69.1 117 38.1 30.9-46.0
No 721 577 81.3 77.6-84.5 144 18.7 15.5-22.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 146 110 76.2 67.0-83.5 36 23.8 16.5-33.0
Non-Veteran 924 691 76.6 72.8-79.9 233 23.4 20.1-27.2
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY1
Urban 386 307 80.2 75.0-84.5 79 19.8 15.5-25.0
Regional City or Suburban County 278 201 74.3 67.4-80.2 77 25.7 19.8-32.6
Rural 414 301 74.1 67.6-79.6 113 25.9 20.4-32.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 504 405 81.6 77.2-85.2 99 18.4 14.8-22.8
Unemployed 96 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 303 218 71.8 64.7-77.9 85 28.2 22.1-35.3
Unable to Work 120 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 36 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 49 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 111 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 145 96 69.4 59.2-78.0 49 30.6 22.0-40.8
151% to 200% 97 77 81.2 69.8-88.9 20 18.8 11.1-30.2
More than 200% 434 354 83.3 78.7-87.1 80 16.7 12.9-21.3
HOUSING
Own 575 448 80.0 75.4-84.0 127 20.0 16.0-24.6
Rent 393 286 72.4 66.5-77.6 107 27.6 22.4-33.5
Other arrangement 103 71 77.8 66.7-86.0 32 22.2 14.0-33.3
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 432 319 77.8 72.5-82.3 113 22.2 17.7-27.5
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 284 208 70.7 63.2-77.2 76 29.3 22.8-36.8
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 362 282 80.4 75.2-84.7 80 19.6 15.3-24.8
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 188 143 79.3 71.8-85.3 45 20.7 14.7-28.2
2nd Quartile 273 211 76.4 69.4-82.1 62 23.6 17.9-30.6
3rd Quartile 375 277 75.4 69.7-80.2 98 24.6 19.8-30.3
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 242 178 77.5 69.6-83.8 64 22.5 16.2-30.4

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2020 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

1Based on U.S Census Bureau population estimates at the county level. Please see the BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

2Based on 2020 U.S Census Bureau poverty threshold incomes. Please see the BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

3NC Dept. of Commerce County Tier Classification, based on respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

4Quartile of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Social Vulnerability Index
(https://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/placeandhealth/svi/index.html) for respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2020 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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