Percentage of Adults Not Participating in
Recommended Level of Physical Activity

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 2571 56.3 0.9 54.5 58.0
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 996 54.0 1.4 51.2 56.7
Female 1575 58.5 1.1 56.3 60.6
AGE GROUP . . . . .
18-24 years 138 46.1 3.4 39.4 52.7
25-34 years 375 52.9 2.1 48.9 57.0
35-44 years 456 51.8 1.8 48.2 55.4
45-54 years 549 57.4 1.7 54.0 60.8
55-64 years 359 59.7 2.2 55.3 64.0
65+ years 669 68.6 1.6 65.4 71.9
RACE/ETHNICITY . . . . .
White Only, Non-Hispanic 2239 56.1 0.9 54.2 57.9
Black Only, Non-Hispanic 109 62.2 4.3 53.7 70.7
Other Race Only, Non-Hispanic 72 53.5 5.4 42.9 64.0
Multiracial, Non-Hispanic 24 56.1 8.5 39.3 72.8
Hispanic 118 56.3 4.4 47.6 65.0
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 182 62.3 3.9 54.6 69.9
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 809 61.3 1.6 58.1 64.5
Some College 774 54.7 1.7 51.4 57.9
College Graduate 800 51.8 1.4 49.0 54.7
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 198 59.1 4.1 51.1 67.0
$15,000 - $24,999 464 61.7 2.2 57.5 65.9
$25,000 - $34,999 410 55.9 2.3 51.3 60.4
$35,000 - $49,999 418 54.5 2.1 50.4 58.7
$50,000+ 661 50.1 1.5 47.0 53.1
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 1529 53.8 1.1 51.7 56.0
Out of Work 80 67.8 4.9 58.1 77.5
Homemaker / Student 190 42.3 2.9 36.6 48.1
Retired 652 67.7 1.7 64.5 71.0
Unable to Work 118 81.5 3.8 74.0 89.1
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 1473 56.9 1.1 54.8 59.0
Divorced / Separated 455 57.4 2.1 53.3 61.6
Widowed 340 69.8 2.3 65.3 74.3
Never Married 296 47.0 2.8 41.5 52.4
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 602 71.0 1.8 67.4 74.6
Living without a Disability 1963 53.1 1.0 51.2 55.1
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 106 52.8 4.2 44.6 61.0
Rural 298 58.0 2.5 53.1 62.9
Densely-settled Rural 413 57.3 2.2 52.9 61.6
Semi-urban 508 51.3 2.0 47.4 55.2
Urban 1235 58.0 1.3 55.5 60.5
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 493 76.4 2.2 72.1 80.7
Excellent to Good 2072 53.2 1.0 51.3 55.1
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 292 53.9 2.7 48.6 59.1
Insured 2274 56.7 0.9 54.8 58.5
DIABETES STATUS . . . . .
Has Diabetes 215 69.5 3.0 63.5 75.5
No Diabetes 2354 55.4 0.9 53.6 57.2
HYPERTENSION STATUS . . . . .
Hypertension 785 65.5 1.6 62.4 68.7
No Hypertension 1781 53.4 1.0 51.4 55.5
ASTHMA STATUS . . . . .
Current Asthma 194 55.1 3.2 48.8 61.5
No Current Asthma 2372 56.4 0.9 54.6 58.2
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR . . . . .
14+ days mental health not good 230 60.3 3.3 53.8 66.9
<14 days mental health not good 2313 55.9 0.9 54.1 57.7
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 526 56.8 2.0 52.9 60.8
Non-Smoker 2042 56.1 1.0 54.1 58.0
WEIGHT CATEGORY . . . . .
Normal or Underweight (BMI <25) 843 49.7 1.5 46.7 52.6
Overweight (25 <= BMI < 30) 888 55.9 1.5 53.0 58.8
Obese (BMI >= 30) 691 65.8 1.7 62.4 69.1

Numerator: Respondents reporting they did not participate in moderate
physical activities at least 5 times per week for at least 30 minutes or
vigorous physical activities at least 3 times per week for at least 20 minutes.
Denominator: All respondents, excluding unknowns and refusals.