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 4510 51.3 0.7 49.9 52.7
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 1666 49.8 1.1 47.6 52.0
Female 2844 52.7 0.8 51.1 54.4
AGE GROUP . . . . .
18-24 years 154 38.0 2.8 32.5 43.5
25-34 years 494 48.3 1.8 44.7 51.8
35-44 years 750 50.9 1.4 48.1 53.7
45-54 years 892 51.6 1.3 49.0 54.2
55-64 years 788 56.9 1.4 54.1 59.7
65+ years 1424 61.7 1.1 59.5 63.9
ETHNICITY . . . . .
Hispanic 243 61.2 3.2 54.9 67.5
Non-Hispanic 4264 50.6 0.7 49.2 51.9
RACE . . . . .
White Only 4015 50.2 0.7 48.8 51.6
Black Only 165 65.0 3.6 57.9 72.1
Other Race Only 255 59.0 3.1 53.0 65.1
More than One Race 64 54.6 6.1 42.6 66.6
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 417 62.4 2.8 56.9 67.9
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 1484 53.4 1.3 50.9 55.9
Some College 1292 51.6 1.3 48.9 54.2
College Graduate 1312 46.3 1.1 44.2 48.5
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 389 59.7 3.1 53.6 65.8
$15,000 - $24,999 841 58.5 1.8 54.9 62.0
$25,000 - $34,999 606 50.6 1.9 46.8 54.4
$35,000 - $49,999 733 53.2 1.6 50.1 56.4
$50,000+ 1307 45.5 1.1 43.4 47.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 2511 49.7 0.9 47.9 51.4
Out of Work 121 52.7 4.3 44.2 61.3
Homemaker / Student 320 40.5 2.3 36.0 45.0
Retired 1285 60.2 1.2 57.9 62.6
Unable to Work 270 73.4 3.3 66.9 79.8
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED . . . . .
None 1422 54.7 1.3 52.3 57.2
1-19 Hours 204 46.6 3.5 39.9 53.4
20-39 Hours 534 46.2 2.1 42.2 50.3
40 + Hours 1908 50.1 1.0 48.2 52.0
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 2611 51.1 0.8 49.5 52.6
Divorced / Separated 719 54.4 1.7 51.1 57.6
Widowed 716 66.9 1.6 63.8 69.9
Never Married 457 44.4 2.4 39.6 49.1
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 1387 66.1 1.4 63.4 68.8
Living without a Disability 3104 47.7 0.8 46.1 49.2
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 195 47.7 3.6 40.6 54.7
Rural 611 55.9 1.9 52.2 59.6
Densely-settled Rural 762 52.9 1.7 49.6 56.3
Semi-urban 867 52.4 1.6 49.3 55.4
Urban 2063 49.5 1.0 47.5 51.5
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 951 70.9 1.6 67.8 73.9
Excellent to Good 3546 48.3 0.7 46.9 49.8
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 437 51.8 2.4 47.1 56.5
Insured 4069 51.3 0.7 49.9 52.7
DIABETES STATUS . . . . .
Has Diabetes 489 66.3 2.1 62.1 70.4
No Diabetes 4021 50.2 0.7 48.8 51.6
HYPERTENSION STATUS . . . . .
Hypertension 1545 60.0 1.2 57.7 62.3
No Hypertension 2959 48.5 0.8 46.9 50.2
ASTHMA STATUS . . . . .
Current Asthma 348 55.5 2.6 50.4 60.6
No Current Asthma 4150 51.0 0.7 49.6 52.4
ARTHRITIS STATUS . . . . .
Has arthritis 1706 58.7 1.1 56.6 60.9
No arthritis 2780 48.5 0.9 46.8 50.2
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR . . . . .
14+ days mental health not good 458 56.4 2.4 51.7 61.0
<14 days mental health not good 3989 50.6 0.7 49.2 52.1
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 783 52.8 1.7 49.4 56.2
Non-Smoker 3719 51.0 0.8 49.5 52.5
WEIGHT CATEGORY . . . . .
Normal or Underweight (BMI <25) 1467 45.5 1.2 43.2 47.8
Overweight (25 <= BMI < 30) 1547 50.0 1.1 47.8 52.2
Obese (BMI >= 30) 1281 61.1 1.3 58.5 63.7

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.