Percentage of Adults Not Participating in
Regular and Sustained Physical Activity

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 3472 82.1 0.7 80.8 83.5
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 1350 81.9 1.1 79.8 84.0
Female 2122 82.4 0.8 80.8 84.0
AGE GROUP . . . . .
18-24 years 344 79.9 2.3 75.3 84.5
25-34 years 619 82.1 1.7 78.8 85.4
35-44 years 761 84.5 1.3 82.0 87.0
45-54 years 624 83.3 1.5 80.4 86.1
55-64 years 397 77.9 2.1 73.8 81.9
65+ years 707 82.9 1.4 80.1 85.7
RACE/ETHNICITY . . . . .
White, Non-Hispanic 3064 81.9 0.7 80.5 83.3
Black, Non-Hispanic 141 85.2 3.2 78.9 91.4
Other Race, Non-Hispanic 80 79.7 5.6 68.8 90.6
Hispanic 175 87.3 2.7 82.0 92.6
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 323 89.0 1.9 85.3 92.7
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 1163 86.1 1.0 84.1 88.1
Some College 1008 81.9 1.3 79.4 84.5
College Graduate 968 75.9 1.4 73.3 78.6
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 248 87.5 2.2 83.1 91.8
$15,000 - $24,999 600 83.8 1.7 80.4 87.1
$25,000 - $34,999 491 83.0 1.8 79.5 86.6
$35,000 - $49,000 556 79.8 1.8 76.2 83.5
$50,000+ 839 78.9 1.3 76.3 81.5
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 2353 82.4 0.8 80.8 84.0
Out of Work 67 87.7 3.8 80.1 95.2
Homemaker / Student 296 78.6 2.5 73.6 83.6
Retired 655 81.2 1.5 78.2 84.2
Unable to Work 97 90.6 3.3 84.2 97.0
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 1948 82.1 0.8 80.4 83.7
Divorced / Separated 581 83.7 1.5 80.7 86.8
Widowed 392 83.7 1.8 80.2 87.2
Never Married 528 80.8 2.0 76.9 84.7
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 612 83.2 1.7 79.9 86.5
Living without a Disability 2794 81.8 0.7 80.3 83.3
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 146 83.8 3.2 77.5 90.0
Rural 454 82.9 1.7 79.5 86.3
Densely-settled Rural 602 84.1 1.6 81.0 87.1
Semi-urban 698 78.8 1.7 75.5 82.1
Urban 1544 82.6 1.0 80.7 84.5
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 481 86.3 1.6 83.2 89.5
Excellent to Good 2980 81.5 0.7 80.1 83.0
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 364 84.6 1.9 80.8 88.5
Insured 3100 81.8 0.7 80.4 83.2
DIABETES STATUS . . . . .
Has Diabetes 214 84.6 2.6 79.6 89.7
No Diabetes 3247 81.9 0.7 80.6 83.3
ASTHMA STATUS . . . . .
Current Asthma 286 80.3 2.7 75.0 85.7
No Current Asthma 3089 82.4 0.7 81.0 83.8
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR . . . . .
14+ days mental health not good 316 84.6 2.2 80.4 88.8
<14 days mental health not good 3106 81.8 0.7 80.4 83.2
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 763 86.2 1.3 83.6 88.7
Non-Smoker 2683 81.0 0.8 79.4 82.5
WEIGHT CATEGORY . . . . .
Normal or Underweight (BMI <25) 1339 78.2 1.1 76.0 80.4
Overweight (25 <= BMI < 30) 1214 82.7 1.2 80.4 85.1
Obese (BMI >= 30) 727 87.2 1.3 84.7 89.6

Numerator: Respondents reporting they did not participate in
physical activities for at least 30 minutes, at least 5 times
per week regardless of intensity
Denominator: All respondents, excluding unknowns and refusals.