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 1236 25.9 0.7 24.5 27.4
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 475 24.1 1.1 21.9 26.3
Female 761 27.6 1.0 25.7 29.6
AGE GROUP . . . . .
18-24 years 55 18.5 2.6 13.4 23.6
25-34 years 133 17.8 1.6 14.7 20.9
35-44 years 208 23.2 1.5 20.2 26.1
45-54 years 243 24.8 1.5 21.9 27.8
55-64 years 204 33.1 2.1 29.0 37.3
65+ years 383 38.6 1.7 35.3 41.9
RACE/ETHNICITY . . . . .
White Only, Non-Hispanic 1054 25.3 0.8 23.8 26.8
Black Only, Non-Hispanic 64 35.2 4.4 26.5 43.9
Other Race Only, Non-Hispanic 43 30.1 4.6 21.1 39.1
Multiracial, Non-Hispanic 6 14.5 6.1 2.6 26.4
Hispanic 63 29.1 3.7 21.9 36.4
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 142 48.0 3.7 40.8 55.2
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 469 34.4 1.5 31.4 37.3
Some College 380 24.7 1.3 22.1 27.3
College Graduate 240 14.6 1.0 12.7 16.5
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 138 35.5 3.4 28.9 42.2
$15,000 - $24,999 295 38.6 2.1 34.6 42.7
$25,000 - $34,999 211 29.5 2.1 25.4 33.5
$35,000 - $49,999 158 20.3 1.6 17.2 23.4
$50,000+ 206 14.7 1.1 12.7 16.8
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 612 21.2 0.9 19.4 22.9
Out of Work 38 23.9 4.3 15.5 32.3
Homemaker / Student 111 23.5 2.4 18.8 28.1
Retired 372 37.9 1.7 34.5 41.2
Unable to Work 101 69.2 4.2 60.9 77.5
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 674 25.5 0.9 23.7 27.3
Divorced / Separated 245 31.9 2.0 28.0 35.8
Widowed 202 41.5 2.4 36.8 46.2
Never Married 110 16.4 2.0 12.4 20.3
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 383 42.7 1.9 38.9 46.4
Living without a Disability 840 22.2 0.8 20.7 23.8
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 59 29.3 3.6 22.2 36.3
Rural 148 26.9 2.2 22.6 31.2
Densely-settled Rural 223 30.2 2.0 26.3 34.1
Semi-urban 229 22.4 1.5 19.5 25.4
Urban 570 25.6 1.1 23.4 27.7
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 359 52.4 2.3 47.8 56.9
Excellent to Good 871 21.8 0.8 20.3 23.3
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 173 31.9 2.5 27.0 36.7
Insured 1062 25.1 0.8 23.6 26.6
DIABETES STATUS . . . . .
Has Diabetes 128 40.5 3.1 34.5 46.5
No Diabetes 1108 25.0 0.8 23.5 26.5
HYPERTENSION STATUS . . . . .
Hypertension 422 33.8 1.5 30.9 36.8
No Hypertension 812 23.6 0.9 21.9 25.2
ASTHMA STATUS . . . . .
Current Asthma 113 30.3 2.8 24.7 35.8
No Current Asthma 1121 25.6 0.8 24.1 27.1
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR . . . . .
14+ days mental health not good 148 38.3 3.1 32.3 44.3
<14 days mental health not good 1069 24.8 0.8 23.3 26.3
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 310 32.9 1.8 29.3 36.5
Non-Smoker 924 24.1 0.8 22.5 25.7
WEIGHT CATEGORY . . . . .
Normal or Underweight (BMI <25) 378 22.1 1.2 19.7 24.4
Overweight (25 <= BMI < 30) 430 25.7 1.3 23.2 28.1
Obese (BMI >= 30) 345 30.9 1.6 27.8 34.0

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.