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 2284 24.4 0.6 23.2 25.5
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 834 23.6 0.9 21.8 25.5
Female 1450 25.0 0.7 23.7 26.4
AGE GROUP . . . . .
18-24 years 73 17.7 2.3 13.3 22.1
25-34 years 203 19.6 1.5 16.6 22.6
35-44 years 333 22.5 1.2 20.2 24.9
45-54 years 412 22.5 1.1 20.4 24.6
55-64 years 402 28.1 1.3 25.5 30.6
65+ years 850 35.5 1.1 33.4 37.6
ETHNICITY . . . . .
Hispanic 171 44.7 3.4 38.1 51.4
Non-Hispanic 2112 22.9 0.5 21.8 23.9
RACE . . . . .
White Only 1969 22.9 0.6 21.7 24.0
Black Only 89 29.0 3.3 22.6 35.4
Other Race Only 180 40.1 3.2 33.8 46.3
More than One Race 40 29.5 5.9 18.0 40.9
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 328 50.3 2.8 44.8 55.9
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 935 31.4 1.1 29.2 33.6
Some College 592 20.9 0.9 19.1 22.8
College Graduate 427 13.8 0.7 12.4 15.2
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 274 39.7 2.7 34.4 45.1
$15,000 - $24,999 560 36.4 1.6 33.2 39.6
$25,000 - $34,999 316 25.7 1.5 22.7 28.7
$35,000 - $49,999 326 23.0 1.3 20.4 25.5
$50,000+ 413 13.8 0.7 12.4 15.3
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 1069 20.6 0.7 19.2 22.0
Out of Work 76 30.4 3.9 22.8 38.1
Homemaker / Student 160 18.2 1.6 15.0 21.4
Retired 752 33.5 1.1 31.4 35.7
Unable to Work 225 61.6 3.2 55.4 67.8
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED . . . . .
None 814 29.3 1.1 27.2 31.4
1-19 Hours 89 19.8 2.5 14.9 24.6
20-39 Hours 244 20.6 1.7 17.3 24.0
40 + Hours 793 19.8 0.8 18.3 21.3
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 1197 22.2 0.6 21.0 23.5
Divorced / Separated 397 31.2 1.5 28.2 34.2
Widowed 448 40.7 1.6 37.6 43.8
Never Married 239 22.4 2.0 18.4 26.4
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 889 40.4 1.3 37.7 43.0
Living without a Disability 1370 20.3 0.6 19.1 21.6
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 109 28.7 3.5 21.8 35.6
Rural 355 29.0 1.6 25.7 32.2
Densely-settled Rural 420 28.4 1.5 25.5 31.4
Semi-urban 419 23.1 1.2 20.7 25.5
Urban 974 21.9 0.8 20.3 23.5
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 706 48.6 1.6 45.4 51.9
Excellent to Good 1568 20.5 0.6 19.3 21.7
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 305 36.2 2.3 31.6 40.8
Insured 1978 22.6 0.5 21.5 23.7
DIABETES STATUS . . . . .
Has Diabetes 325 42.0 2.1 38.0 46.1
No Diabetes 1959 23.0 0.6 21.9 24.2
HYPERTENSION STATUS . . . . .
Hypertension 867 31.3 1.0 29.2 33.3
No Hypertension 1412 22.1 0.7 20.8 23.4
ASTHMA STATUS . . . . .
Current Asthma 185 28.1 2.1 23.9 32.2
No Current Asthma 2091 24.0 0.6 22.9 25.2
ARTHRITIS STATUS . . . . .
Has arthritis 948 30.9 1.0 28.9 32.8
No arthritis 1309 21.9 0.7 20.5 23.3
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR . . . . .
14+ days mental health not good 294 34.3 2.2 30.0 38.6
<14 days mental health not good 1940 23.2 0.6 22.0 24.3
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 484 31.2 1.6 28.1 34.4
Non-Smoker 1795 22.9 0.6 21.7 24.0
WEIGHT CATEGORY . . . . .
Normal or Underweight (BMI <25) 695 19.9 0.9 18.1 21.6
Overweight (25 <= BMI < 30) 758 23.0 1.0 21.1 24.9
Obese (BMI >= 30) 687 31.1 1.2 28.8 33.5

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.