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 2216 23.0 0.6 21.9 24.2
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 734 20.4 0.9 18.6 22.2
Female 1482 25.6 0.8 24.1 27.1
AGE GROUP . . . . .
18-24 years 44 17.1 2.7 11.8 22.3
25-34 years 189 20.0 1.4 17.2 22.8
35-44 years 238 17.9 1.2 15.6 20.3
45-54 years 382 21.2 1.1 19.1 23.3
55-64 years 481 27.2 1.2 24.9 29.5
65+ years 870 34.9 1.0 32.8 36.9
ETHNICITY . . . . .
Hispanic 120 35.8 3.6 28.7 43.0
Non-Hispanic 2093 22.2 0.6 21.0 23.3
RACE . . . . .
White Only 1936 21.8 0.6 20.6 22.9
Black Only 94 30.7 3.7 23.6 37.9
Other Race Only 155 34.6 3.2 28.3 40.9
More than One Race 21 21.2 5.6 10.3 32.2
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 300 45.3 3.0 39.5 51.1
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 826 30.8 1.3 28.3 33.4
Some College 629 21.4 1.0 19.5 23.3
College Graduate 455 13.1 0.7 11.7 14.5
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 257 44.0 3.2 37.8 50.2
$15,000 - $24,999 484 35.9 1.9 32.0 39.7
$25,000 - $34,999 308 28.4 2.0 24.5 32.3
$35,000 - $49,999 315 22.6 1.6 19.5 25.6
$50,000+ 508 13.4 0.6 12.1 14.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 1015 19.1 0.7 17.6 20.5
Out of Work 56 34.1 5.4 23.6 44.7
Homemaker / Student 152 18.2 1.9 14.5 21.9
Retired 775 32.9 1.1 30.8 35.0
Unable to Work 217 55.9 3.2 49.5 62.2
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED . . . . .
None 846 29.7 1.1 27.5 31.8
1-19 Hours 89 15.6 2.0 11.6 19.5
20-39 Hours 221 19.1 1.6 16.0 22.3
40 + Hours 755 18.8 0.8 17.2 20.5
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 1193 21.3 0.6 20.0 22.5
Divorced / Separated 361 29.6 1.6 26.5 32.6
Widowed 475 38.9 1.5 35.9 41.8
Never Married 182 20.6 2.3 16.1 25.1
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 936 39.8 1.3 37.2 42.3
Living without a Disability 1259 18.7 0.7 17.4 20.0
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 126 26.4 2.4 21.6 31.2
Rural 307 25.8 1.7 22.4 29.3
Densely-settled Rural 419 28.3 1.6 25.1 31.4
Semi-urban 462 24.4 1.3 21.8 26.9
Urban 902 19.7 0.8 18.0 21.3
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 689 48.2 1.8 44.6 51.7
Excellent to Good 1520 19.3 0.6 18.1 20.5
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 261 34.9 2.4 30.2 39.7
Insured 1954 21.5 0.6 20.4 22.6
DIABETES STATUS . . . . .
Has Diabetes 363 38.7 2.0 34.8 42.5
No Diabetes 1853 21.8 0.6 20.6 23.0
HYPERTENSION STATUS . . . . .
Hypertension 984 30.8 1.0 28.8 32.8
No Hypertension 1227 20.2 0.7 18.8 21.6
ASTHMA STATUS . . . . .
Current Asthma 213 25.3 2.2 21.0 29.6
No Current Asthma 1990 22.7 0.6 21.5 24.0
ARTHRITIS STATUS . . . . .
Has arthritis 1031 31.2 1.0 29.2 33.1
No arthritis 1158 19.7 0.7 18.3 21.0
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR . . . . .
14+ days mental health not good 271 36.2 2.5 31.2 41.1
<14 days mental health not good 1900 21.7 0.6 20.5 22.9
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 488 30.8 1.7 27.6 34.1
Non-Smoker 1723 21.4 0.6 20.1 22.6
WEIGHT CATEGORY . . . . .
Normal or Underweight (BMI <25) 634 19.1 1.0 17.1 21.2
Overweight (25 <= BMI < 30) 706 21.4 0.9 19.6 23.3
Obese (BMI >= 30) 755 28.1 1.1 25.9 30.3

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.