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 4969 23.2 0.4 22.3 24.0
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 1731 21.4 0.6 20.1 22.6
Female 3238 24.9 0.5 23.8 25.9
AGE GROUP . . . . .
18-24 years 91 17.7 1.9 14.0 21.4
25-34 years 284 17.8 1.1 15.7 19.9
35-44 years 519 20.6 0.9 18.8 22.4
45-54 years 921 23.0 0.7 21.5 24.5
55-64 years 1151 26.5 0.7 25.0 28.0
65+ years 2003 32.5 0.7 31.2 33.8
ETHNICITY . . . . .
Hispanic 247 30.7 2.2 26.3 35.1
Non-Hispanic 4716 22.7 0.4 21.9 23.5
RACE . . . . .
White Only 4329 22.4 0.4 21.5 23.2
Black Only 252 29.6 2.4 25.0 34.2
Other Race Only 278 30.5 2.1 26.4 34.5
More than One Race 92 24.6 3.4 18.0 31.3
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 558 42.5 2.2 38.3 46.8
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 2011 32.4 0.9 30.6 34.2
Some College 1380 21.4 0.7 19.9 22.8
College Graduate 1013 13.5 0.5 12.5 14.4
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 573 40.4 2.2 36.1 44.8
$15,000 - $24,999 1079 36.5 1.3 34.0 39.0
$25,000 - $34,999 721 30.6 1.4 27.8 33.4
$35,000 - $49,999 729 23.6 1.0 21.6 25.5
$50,000+ 1196 14.6 0.5 13.6 15.5
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 2249 20.1 0.5 19.1 21.1
Out of Work 216 24.8 2.0 20.8 28.8
Homemaker / Student 282 18.4 1.5 15.4 21.5
Retired 1677 30.3 0.7 28.9 31.6
Unable to Work 521 54.5 2.1 50.4 58.7
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED . . . . .
None 1745 27.0 0.8 25.5 28.6
1-19 Hours 233 19.7 1.9 15.9 23.5
20-39 Hours 508 20.6 1.2 18.3 23.0
40 + Hours 1658 19.8 0.6 18.6 20.9
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 2628 21.2 0.4 20.4 22.1
Divorced / Separated 903 33.3 1.2 30.9 35.7
Widowed 994 36.8 1.0 34.8 38.8
Never Married 433 20.9 1.5 18.0 23.8
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 2048 37.6 0.9 35.8 39.4
Living without a Disability 2890 19.4 0.5 18.5 20.3
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 231 28.0 2.0 24.1 31.9
Rural 706 26.3 1.2 24.0 28.7
Densely-settled Rural 826 26.5 1.3 24.0 29.0
Semi-urban 975 24.4 1.0 22.3 26.4
Urban 2224 20.6 0.5 19.6 21.7
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 572 32.1 1.6 28.9 35.2
Insured 4390 22.0 0.4 21.2 22.8
DIABETES STATUS . . . . .
Has Diabetes 887 36.6 1.3 34.1 39.2
No Diabetes 4080 21.9 0.4 21.0 22.8
HYPERTENSION STATUS . . . . .
Hypertension 2429 31.2 0.7 29.9 32.6
No Hypertension 2529 19.9 0.5 18.9 20.9
ASTHMA STATUS . . . . .
Current Asthma 474 27.4 1.7 24.0 30.7
No Current Asthma 4458 22.8 0.4 21.9 23.6
ARTHRITIS STATUS . . . . .
Arthritis 2173 32.2 0.7 30.8 33.5
No Arthritis 2714 20.2 0.5 19.2 21.2
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 1473 45.7 1.2 43.3 48.1
Excellent to Good 3480 20.0 0.4 19.1 20.8
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR . . . . .
14+ days mental health not good 667 38.3 1.7 35.0 41.7
<14 days mental health not good 4229 21.7 0.4 20.8 22.5
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 1118 33.7 1.2 31.3 36.0
Non-Smoker 3834 20.9 0.4 20.1 21.7
WEIGHT CATEGORY . . . . .
Normal or Underweight (BMI <25) 1276 18.4 0.7 17.0 19.7
Overweight (25 <= BMI < 30) 1584 21.6 0.7 20.3 23.0
Obese (BMI >= 30) 1839 29.4 0.8 27.8 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.