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 2100 22.6 0.6 21.5 23.7
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 752 21.0 0.9 19.3 22.7
Female 1348 24.1 0.7 22.6 25.5
AGE GROUP . . . . .
18-24 years 47 15.1 2.3 10.6 19.5
25-34 years 170 17.5 1.4 14.8 20.1
35-44 years 277 19.4 1.2 17.2 21.7
45-54 years 407 23.6 1.1 21.4 25.9
55-64 years 405 26.4 1.2 24.0 28.8
65+ years 783 33.0 1.0 30.9 35.0
ETHNICITY . . . . .
Hispanic 146 35.0 3.2 28.7 41.2
Non-Hispanic 1953 21.6 0.6 20.5 22.7
RACE . . . . .
White Only 1824 21.5 0.6 20.4 22.7
Black Only 95 29.6 3.3 23.0 36.1
Other Race Only 136 29.6 2.8 24.0 35.1
More than One Race 36 29.1 5.6 18.0 40.1
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 283 38.8 2.6 33.8 43.9
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 818 29.8 1.2 27.4 32.2
Some College 584 20.6 1.0 18.7 22.6
College Graduate 411 13.5 0.7 12.0 15.0
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 292 43.2 2.7 37.9 48.6
$15,000 - $24,999 478 33.6 1.7 30.2 36.9
$25,000 - $34,999 311 27.1 1.6 24.0 30.3
$35,000 - $49,999 282 20.6 1.3 18.0 23.1
$50,000+ 471 14.5 0.7 13.1 15.9
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 1012 19.8 0.7 18.4 21.2
Out of Work 69 26.3 3.8 18.8 33.8
Homemaker / Student 127 14.7 1.7 11.4 18.1
Retired 683 30.8 1.1 28.7 32.9
Unable to Work 204 55.0 3.4 48.2 61.7
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED . . . . .
None 732 26.7 1.1 24.5 28.8
1-19 Hours 78 15.7 2.4 10.9 20.4
20-39 Hours 214 17.9 1.4 15.1 20.7
40 + Hours 762 19.8 0.8 18.2 21.3
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 1080 20.6 0.6 19.4 21.9
Divorced / Separated 380 31.9 1.7 28.6 35.2
Widowed 437 40.9 1.6 37.7 44.0
Never Married 196 18.6 1.9 14.8 22.3
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 836 36.5 1.3 34.0 39.0
Living without a Disability 1252 18.9 0.6 17.7 20.1
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 123 27.7 2.6 22.6 32.8
Rural 303 25.7 1.7 22.3 29.1
Densely-settled Rural 379 25.8 1.5 22.9 28.7
Semi-urban 385 20.5 1.2 18.1 22.9
Urban 903 21.0 0.8 19.4 22.6
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 654 44.5 1.8 40.9 48.0
Excellent to Good 1427 18.8 0.6 17.7 20.0
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 289 33.4 2.3 28.9 37.9
Insured 1807 21.1 0.6 20.0 22.2
DIABETES STATUS . . . . .
Has Diabetes 303 36.5 2.0 32.5 40.4
No Diabetes 1794 21.5 0.6 20.3 22.6
ASTHMA STATUS . . . . .
Current Asthma 240 29.2 2.1 25.1 33.3
No Current Asthma 1851 22.0 0.6 20.8 23.1
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR . . . . .
14+ days mental health not good 294 35.7 2.3 31.2 40.2
<14 days mental health not good 1746 20.8 0.6 19.7 22.0
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 522 29.8 1.5 26.9 32.8
Non-Smoker 1571 20.7 0.6 19.5 21.9
WEIGHT CATEGORY . . . . .
Normal or Underweight (BMI <25) 613 19.2 1.0 17.3 21.1
Overweight (25 <= BMI < 30) 676 20.7 0.9 18.9 22.5
Obese (BMI >= 30) 703 28.7 1.1 26.5 30.9

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.