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%)
TOTAL 5,838 4,494 77.3 75.9-78.7 1,344 22.7 21.3-24.1
GENDER
Male 2,638 2,062 78.0 75.9-79.9 576 22.0 20.1-24.1
Female 3,200 2,432 76.8 74.8-78.6 768 23.2 21.4-25.2
Have Health Insurance
Yes 5,046 3,942 78.9 77.5-80.3 1,104 21.1 19.7-22.5
No 770 533 67.9 63.5-72.0 237 32.1 28.0-36.5
Body Mass Index
Underweight 78 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 1,483 1,241 84.3 81.9-86.4 242 15.7 13.6-18.1
Overweight 1,866 1,497 80.3 77.9-82.5 369 19.7 17.5-22.1
Obese 1,730 1,212 69.8 66.9-72.5 518 30.2 27.5-33.1
Current Smoker
Yes 859 579 65.5 61.2-69.5 280 34.5 30.5-38.8
No 4,727 3,726 79.7 78.2-81.1 1,001 20.3 18.9-21.8
History of CVD**
Yes 643 402 56.0 51.0-61.0 241 44.0 39.0-49.0
No 5,147 4,059 79.6 78.2-81.0 1,088 20.4 19.0-21.8
Binge Drinker
Yes 677 556 81.5 77.7-84.8 121 18.5 15.2-22.3
No 4,687 3,589 77.0 75.4-78.5 1,098 23.0 21.5-24.6
Heavy Drinker
Yes 301 238 76.4 69.7-82.1 63 23.6 17.9-30.3
No 5,054 3,899 77.6 76.1-79.0 1,155 22.4 21.0-23.9
COPD
Yes 431 249 56.9 50.7-62.9 182 43.1 37.1-49.3
No 5,390 4,232 78.7 77.3-80.1 1,158 21.3 19.9-22.7
Current Asthma
Yes 477 340 72.7 67.6-77.2 137 27.3 22.8-32.4
No 5,335 4,137 77.8 76.4-79.2 1,198 22.2 20.8-23.6
Diabetes
Yes 777 474 60.0 55.4-64.5 303 40.0 35.5-44.6
No 5,049 4,012 79.8 78.3-81.2 1,037 20.2 18.8-21.7
Functional Disability
Yes 1,652 1,045 62.4 59.3-65.5 607 37.6 34.5-40.7
No 3,959 3,280 83.2 81.7-84.6 679 16.8 15.4-18.3
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 1,767 1,166 64.2 61.2-67.0 601 35.8 33.0-38.8
No 4,068 3,326 82.0 80.5-83.5 742 18.0 16.5-19.5

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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 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.

^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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