Percentage of Adults Not Participating in Recommended
Level of Vigorous Physical Activity

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 14428 72.5 0.5 71.5 73.5
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 5214 68.4 0.8 66.8 70.0
Female 9214 76.4 0.6 75.2 77.5
AGE GROUP . . . . .
18-24 years 265 54.0 2.5 49.1 58.9
25-34 years 1024 65.0 1.4 62.3 67.7
35-44 years 1679 68.3 1.0 66.3 70.3
45-54 years 2955 75.6 0.8 74.0 77.1
55-64 years 3368 81.7 0.7 80.4 83.0
65+ years 5137 86.8 0.5 85.9 87.8
ETHNICITY . . . . .
Hispanic 560 69.1 2.6 64.1 74.1
Non-Hispanic 13850 72.7 0.5 71.7 73.7
RACE . . . . .
White Only 12945 72.5 0.5 71.4 73.5
Black Only 575 73.5 2.6 68.5 78.6
Other Race Only 631 73.3 2.2 69.0 77.6
More than One Race 224 70.1 4.1 62.0 78.1
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 987 80.3 2.2 76.0 84.5
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 4507 76.4 1.0 74.5 78.4
Some College 4270 72.2 1.0 70.2 74.2
College Graduate 4645 68.2 0.7 66.7 69.6
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 1090 80.4 2.4 75.6 85.2
$15,000 - $24,999 2311 82.4 1.3 79.9 84.9
$25,000 - $34,999 1822 76.4 1.6 73.3 79.4
$35,000 - $49,999 2209 74.4 1.2 72.0 76.8
$50,000+ 5235 67.0 0.7 65.6 68.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 7458 69.2 0.6 67.9 70.5
Out of Work 621 73.9 2.5 69.0 78.7
Homemaker / Student 944 64.5 2.1 60.5 68.6
Retired 4472 85.2 0.6 84.1 86.3
Unable to Work 890 93.5 1.3 90.9 96.2
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED . . . . .
None 4703 79.5 1.0 77.6 81.4
1-19 Hours 784 65.7 2.6 60.7 70.7
20-39 Hours 1640 69.2 1.6 66.1 72.3
40 + Hours 5573 69.1 0.7 67.7 70.5
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 8616 73.1 0.5 72.1 74.1
Divorced / Separated 2196 79.8 1.2 77.4 82.1
Widowed 2370 89.5 0.7 88.2 90.8
Never Married 1215 60.1 2.0 56.2 63.9
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 4359 85.0 0.9 83.2 86.7
Living without a Disability 10033 69.2 0.6 68.0 70.4
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 623 79.5 2.2 75.2 83.7
Rural 1875 75.8 1.5 72.9 78.7
Densely-settled Rural 2261 76.0 1.3 73.5 78.6
Semi-urban 2696 71.4 1.3 68.9 73.9
Urban 6957 70.6 0.7 69.3 72.0
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 1247 73.7 1.8 70.2 77.2
Insured 13159 72.4 0.5 71.4 73.4
DIABETES STATUS . . . . .
Has Diabetes 1988 86.9 1.3 84.3 89.4
No Diabetes 12435 71.1 0.5 70.1 72.2
HYPERTENSION STATUS . . . . .
Hypertension 6101 82.5 0.7 81.2 83.8
No Hypertension 8300 68.4 0.7 67.1 69.7
ASTHMA STATUS . . . . .
Current Asthma 1170 74.0 2.0 70.1 78.0
No Current Asthma 13168 72.3 0.5 71.3 73.4
ARTHRITIS STATUS . . . . .
Arthritis 5282 83.2 0.6 81.9 84.4
No Arthritis 9089 69.1 0.6 67.8 70.3
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 2693 88.7 1.0 86.8 90.7
Excellent to Good 11703 70.2 0.6 69.1 71.3
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR . . . . .
14+ days mental health not good 1328 77.2 1.8 73.7 80.7
<14 days mental health not good 12920 71.9 0.5 70.9 73.0
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 2392 73.8 1.4 71.1 76.5
Non-Smoker 11984 72.2 0.5 71.1 73.2
WEIGHT CATEGORY . . . . .
Normal or Underweight (BMI <25) 4364 65.0 1.0 63.1 66.9
Overweight (25 <= BMI < 30) 4899 71.7 0.8 70.0 73.3
Obese (BMI >= 30) 4530 80.9 0.8 79.2 82.5
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY . . . . .
Participates in leisure time physical activity 9898 66.5 0.6 65.3 67.7
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 4519 92.6 0.7 91.3 93.8

Numerator: Respondents reporting they did not participate in vigorous
physical activities at least 3 times per week for at least 20 minutes.
Denominator: All respondents, excluding unknowns and refusals.