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 1085 22.5 0.7 21.2 23.9
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 410 21.2 1.1 19.1 23.3
Female 675 23.8 0.9 22.0 25.6
AGE GROUP . . . . .
18-24 years 54 15.8 2.2 11.5 20.2
25-34 years 140 17.4 1.5 14.5 20.2
35-44 years 191 19.4 1.4 16.7 22.2
45-54 years 228 23.7 1.5 20.7 26.7
55-64 years 166 27.2 2.0 23.3 31.0
65+ years 295 31.8 1.7 28.4 35.1
RACE/ETHNICITY . . . . .
White Only, Non-Hispanic 888 21.5 0.7 20.1 23.0
Black Only, Non-Hispanic 38 20.2 3.4 13.5 27.0
Other Race Only, Non-Hispanic 33 26.2 4.3 17.7 34.7
Multiracial, Non-Hispanic 13 21.6 6.1 9.6 33.6
Hispanic 81 34.2 3.5 27.4 41.1
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 119 39.7 3.3 33.3 46.1
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 441 30.6 1.4 27.9 33.3
Some College 324 20.6 1.2 18.2 23.0
College Graduate 195 12.5 0.9 10.7 14.3
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 117 36.2 3.4 29.5 42.9
$15,000 - $24,999 264 32.9 2.0 29.0 36.8
$25,000 - $34,999 199 26.9 1.8 23.2 30.5
$35,000 - $49,999 167 19.6 1.5 16.7 22.6
$50,000+ 185 12.7 1.0 10.8 14.6
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 609 19.5 0.8 17.9 21.1
Out of Work 39 25.8 4.3 17.4 34.2
Homemaker / Student 84 19.2 2.2 15.0 23.5
Retired 267 31.3 1.8 27.8 34.8
Unable to Work 83 56.3 4.6 47.3 65.4
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 583 21.3 0.8 19.6 22.9
Divorced / Separated 206 28.4 1.9 24.6 32.2
Widowed 186 41.4 2.4 36.6 46.2
Never Married 106 15.7 1.8 12.1 19.2
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 300 35.3 1.8 31.6 38.9
Living without a Disability 748 20.0 0.8 18.5 21.5
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 62 29.4 3.6 22.3 36.5
Rural 178 29.7 2.1 25.5 33.8
Densely-settled Rural 216 27.6 1.8 24.1 31.2
Semi-urban 186 19.8 1.5 16.8 22.7
Urban 433 19.2 1.0 17.4 21.1
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 270 41.1 2.3 36.6 45.7
Excellent to Good 809 19.9 0.7 18.5 21.3
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 147 29.6 2.4 24.9 34.3
Insured 935 21.7 0.7 20.3 23.1
DIABETES STATUS . . . . .
Has Diabetes 136 38.2 2.9 32.6 43.9
No Diabetes 948 21.5 0.7 20.1 22.9
ASTHMA STATUS . . . . .
Current Asthma 102 25.9 2.6 20.8 31.0
No Current Asthma 979 22.3 0.7 20.9 23.7
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR . . . . .
14+ days mental health not good 110 27.6 2.6 22.6 32.6
<14 days mental health not good 911 21.7 0.7 20.3 23.2
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 310 28.9 1.6 25.7 32.0
Non-Smoker 774 20.8 0.8 19.3 22.3
WEIGHT CATEGORY . . . . .
Normal or Underweight (BMI <25) 355 19.7 1.1 17.5 21.9
Overweight (25 <= BMI < 30) 338 20.2 1.1 18.0 22.3
Obese (BMI >= 30) 318 29.8 1.6 26.7 32.9

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.