Percentage of Adults Not Participating in Any Physical Activity

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 1266 26.7 0.7 25.3 28.1
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SEX . . . . .
Male 455 24.2 1.1 22.0 26.3
Female 811 29.0 0.9 27.2 30.9
AGE GROUP . . . . .
18-24 years 73 16.2 2.0 12.4 20.1
25-34 years 192 22.4 1.6 19.3 25.6
35-44 years 241 24.5 1.5 21.5 27.4
45-54 years 228 25.7 1.7 22.4 28.9
55-64 years 162 29.9 2.2 25.6 34.1
65+ years 360 39.6 1.8 36.1 43.0
RACE/ETHNICITY . . . . .
White Only, Non-Hispanic 1078 25.7 0.7 24.2 27.1
Black Only, Non-Hispanic 51 26.0 3.5 19.1 32.9
Other Race Only, Non-Hispanic 33 32.2 5.3 21.7 42.6
Multiracial, Non-Hispanic 14 28.7 7.0 15.0 42.4
Hispanic 82 39.4 3.8 31.9 47.0
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 161 47.8 3.1 41.6 53.9
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 501 34.1 1.4 31.4 36.9
Some College 341 23.6 1.3 21.1 26.1
College Graduate 255 17.0 1.1 14.9 19.1
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 126 34.5 3.0 28.6 40.3
$15,000 - $24,999 246 34.6 2.1 30.6 38.6
$25,000 - $34,999 207 33.4 2.1 29.3 37.4
$35,000 - $49,999 176 21.5 1.6 18.5 24.6
$50,000+ 262 18.4 1.1 16.2 20.6
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 733 23.1 0.8 21.4 24.7
Out of Work 27 33.4 5.8 22.1 44.7
Homemaker / Student 97 23.0 2.3 18.5 27.6
Retired 317 36.9 1.8 33.4 40.4
Unable to Work 88 62.8 4.6 53.9 71.8
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 663 25.6 0.9 23.8 27.4
Divorced / Separated 228 31.1 1.9 27.4 34.9
Widowed 221 42.2 2.3 37.7 46.7
Never Married 145 19.8 1.8 16.2 23.4
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 300 39.9 2.1 35.8 43.9
Living without a Disability 932 24.2 0.8 22.7 25.7
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 61 28.5 3.3 21.9 35.0
Rural 182 31.4 2.2 27.0 35.7
Densely-settled Rural 210 30.3 1.9 26.5 34.1
Semi-urban 249 24.9 1.5 21.9 27.9
Urban 546 24.6 1.0 22.5 26.6
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 294 48.6 2.4 43.9 53.2
Excellent to Good 966 23.5 0.7 22.0 24.9
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 162 33.8 2.5 28.9 38.7
Insured 1102 25.9 0.7 24.4 27.3
DIABETES STATUS . . . . .
Has Diabetes 113 39.3 3.1 33.1 45.4
No Diabetes 1150 25.9 0.7 24.4 27.3
HYPERTENSION STATUS . . . . .
Hypertension 392 34.0 1.6 30.9 37.0
No Hypertension 869 24.3 0.8 22.7 25.9
ASTHMA STATUS . . . . .
Current Asthma 130 32.0 2.8 26.6 37.4
No Current Asthma 1126 26.1 0.7 24.6 27.5
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR . . . . .
14+ days mental health not good 167 37.6 2.7 32.4 42.8
<14 days mental health not good 1072 25.5 0.7 24.1 27.0
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 348 33.2 1.6 30.0 36.4
Non-Smoker 914 24.7 0.8 23.2 26.3
WEIGHT CATEGORY . . . . .
Normal or Underweight (BMI <25) 426 21.9 1.1 19.8 24.0
Overweight (25 <= BMI < 30) 398 25.9 1.2 23.5 28.4
Obese (BMI >= 30) 326 33.4 1.7 30.1 36.7

Numerator: Respondents reporting they did not participate in any physical
activities or exercise, other than their regular job, in the past 30 days.
Denominator: All respondents, excluding unknowns and refusals.