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 10019 51.5 0.5 50.5 52.6
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 3693 49.5 0.8 47.8 51.1
Female 6326 53.5 0.7 52.2 54.8
AGE GROUP . . . . .
18-24 years 196 40.1 2.5 35.3 44.9
25-34 years 701 45.1 1.4 42.4 47.9
35-44 years 1209 50.2 1.1 48.0 52.4
45-54 years 2056 53.4 0.9 51.6 55.1
55-64 years 2317 56.8 0.9 55.2 58.5
65+ years 3540 61.5 0.7 60.2 62.9
ETHNICITY . . . . .
Hispanic 410 53.5 2.6 48.4 58.5
Non-Hispanic 9595 51.4 0.5 50.3 52.4
RACE . . . . .
White Only 8930 51.0 0.6 49.9 52.1
Black Only 437 55.8 2.7 50.5 61.2
Other Race Only 465 57.5 2.4 52.8 62.1
More than One Race 151 51.2 4.4 42.6 59.7
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 759 62.5 2.4 57.8 67.2
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 3167 54.9 1.1 52.8 57.0
Some College 2908 50.6 1.0 48.6 52.6
College Graduate 3171 47.7 0.8 46.2 49.2
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 826 63.1 2.5 58.2 68.0
$15,000 - $24,999 1661 59.7 1.4 56.8 62.5
$25,000 - $34,999 1277 54.3 1.6 51.1 57.5
$35,000 - $49,999 1508 52.1 1.3 49.5 54.6
$50,000+ 3521 46.5 0.7 45.1 48.0
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 5182 49.2 0.7 47.9 50.5
Out of Work 430 53.7 2.6 48.6 58.8
Homemaker / Student 582 42.4 2.0 38.4 46.4
Retired 3070 59.6 0.8 58.1 61.1
Unable to Work 723 78.9 1.8 75.4 82.4
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED . . . . .
None 3192 54.7 1.0 52.7 56.7
1-19 Hours 484 42.3 2.5 37.3 47.2
20-39 Hours 1083 46.7 1.6 43.6 49.8
40 + Hours 3962 50.0 0.7 48.5 51.4
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 5832 51.2 0.6 50.1 52.3
Divorced / Separated 1572 58.1 1.3 55.5 60.7
Widowed 1712 67.7 1.0 65.7 69.6
Never Married 878 44.0 1.9 40.2 47.7
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 3304 65.6 1.0 63.6 67.6
Living without a Disability 6692 47.9 0.6 46.7 49.1
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 431 56.2 2.4 51.4 60.9
Rural 1263 53.4 1.5 50.4 56.4
Densely-settled Rural 1538 52.0 1.4 49.2 54.8
Semi-urban 1854 50.6 1.3 48.1 53.1
Urban 4922 51.0 0.7 49.6 52.5
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 843 50.6 1.9 47.0 54.2
Insured 9159 51.7 0.5 50.6 52.7
DIABETES STATUS . . . . .
Has Diabetes 1491 65.5 1.5 62.6 68.4
No Diabetes 8523 50.2 0.6 49.1 51.3
HYPERTENSION STATUS . . . . .
Hypertension 4314 59.9 0.8 58.4 61.4
No Hypertension 5683 48.1 0.7 46.8 49.5
ASTHMA STATUS . . . . .
Current Asthma 847 53.1 2.0 49.1 57.1
No Current Asthma 9102 51.3 0.5 50.3 52.4
ARTHRITIS STATUS . . . . .
Arthritis 3729 59.4 0.8 57.8 61.0
No Arthritis 6252 49.1 0.6 47.8 50.3
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 2091 70.1 1.3 67.6 72.6
Excellent to Good 7908 49.0 0.6 47.8 50.1
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR . . . . .
14+ days mental health not good 997 57.7 1.9 54.0 61.3
<14 days mental health not good 8894 50.8 0.6 49.7 51.9
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 1677 52.7 1.4 50.0 55.4
Non-Smoker 8307 51.3 0.6 50.1 52.4
WEIGHT CATEGORY . . . . .
Normal or Underweight (BMI <25) 2824 44.0 0.9 42.1 45.8
Overweight (25 <= BMI < 30) 3339 49.6 0.9 47.9 51.3
Obese (BMI >= 30) 3391 61.3 0.9 59.5 63.2

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.