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 4409 51.5 0.7 50.0 53.0
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 1598 49.5 1.2 47.1 51.8
Female 2811 53.4 0.9 51.6 55.2
AGE GROUP . . . . .
18-24 years 107 42.5 3.4 35.8 49.2
25-34 years 425 47.0 1.8 43.4 50.5
35-44 years 586 48.1 1.6 45.0 51.2
45-54 years 899 52.1 1.3 49.5 54.7
55-64 years 923 56.1 1.3 53.5 58.7
65+ years 1446 62.8 1.1 60.6 64.9
ETHNICITY . . . . .
Hispanic 181 54.4 3.7 47.1 61.6
Non-Hispanic 4224 51.3 0.8 49.8 52.8
RACE . . . . .
White Only 3970 51.2 0.8 49.7 52.7
Black Only 156 56.4 4.3 48.0 64.9
Other Race Only 225 54.9 3.4 48.4 61.5
More than One Race 38 41.8 7.9 26.3 57.2
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 373 57.0 3.2 50.8 63.2
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 1390 57.3 1.5 54.4 60.1
Some College 1243 49.2 1.4 46.4 52.0
College Graduate 1397 47.6 1.2 45.4 49.9
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 352 66.9 3.3 60.5 73.3
$15,000 - $24,999 741 60.9 2.1 56.7 65.1
$25,000 - $34,999 547 54.4 2.4 49.8 59.0
$35,000 - $49,999 682 51.2 1.8 47.6 54.7
$50,000+ 1525 45.4 1.1 43.3 47.5
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 2391 49.1 0.9 47.2 51.0
Out of Work 97 56.8 5.5 46.0 67.5
Homemaker / Student 300 42.0 2.8 36.7 47.4
Retired 1331 61.6 1.2 59.3 63.8
Unable to Work 287 74.9 3.2 68.7 81.2
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED . . . . .
None 1477 56.5 1.3 54.0 59.0
1-19 Hours 195 44.0 3.7 36.8 51.3
20-39 Hours 486 49.8 2.3 45.3 54.2
40 + Hours 1822 48.8 1.1 46.7 50.9
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 2605 50.6 0.8 49.0 52.2
Divorced / Separated 675 58.8 1.8 55.4 62.3
Widowed 759 66.5 1.6 63.5 69.6
Never Married 363 45.1 2.9 39.4 50.8
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 1440 64.9 1.4 62.1 67.6
Living without a Disability 2960 48.1 0.9 46.4 49.8
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 233 53.8 3.3 47.3 60.2
Rural 574 53.2 2.1 49.1 57.2
Densely-settled Rural 733 51.8 1.8 48.2 55.3
Semi-urban 844 50.6 1.7 47.3 54.0
Urban 2025 51.1 1.1 48.9 53.3
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 947 70.9 1.8 67.3 74.5
Excellent to Good 3453 48.7 0.8 47.1 50.3
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 372 53.7 2.6 48.6 58.8
Insured 4037 51.4 0.8 49.9 52.9
DIABETES STATUS . . . . .
Has Diabetes 546 63.8 2.1 59.8 67.9
No Diabetes 3863 50.5 0.8 49.0 52.1
HYPERTENSION STATUS . . . . .
Hypertension 1707 59.2 1.2 56.9 61.5
No Hypertension 2695 48.7 0.9 46.9 50.5
ASTHMA STATUS . . . . .
Current Asthma 381 54.6 2.9 48.9 60.2
No Current Asthma 4007 51.2 0.8 49.7 52.8
ARTHRITIS STATUS . . . . .
Has arthritis 1760 57.6 1.2 55.3 59.8
No arthritis 2637 49.2 0.9 47.4 51.0
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR . . . . .
14+ days mental health not good 394 60.1 2.9 54.5 65.7
<14 days mental health not good 3955 50.7 0.8 49.2 52.2
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 804 54.1 1.8 50.5 57.6
Non-Smoker 3595 50.9 0.8 49.3 52.5
WEIGHT CATEGORY . . . . .
Normal or Underweight (BMI <25) 1344 45.7 1.4 43.1 48.4
Overweight (25 <= BMI < 30) 1475 49.1 1.2 46.7 51.4
Obese (BMI >= 30) 1410 60.9 1.4 58.3 63.6

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.