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 2350 24.0 0.6 22.8 25.2
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 860 22.5 0.9 20.7 24.4
Female 1490 25.4 0.8 23.8 26.9
AGE GROUP . . . . .
18-24 years 46 18.5 2.8 13.0 24.0
25-34 years 122 17.7 1.7 14.4 21.0
35-44 years 223 21.7 1.5 18.8 24.6
45-54 years 430 24.9 1.2 22.5 27.2
55-64 years 592 29.1 1.1 26.9 31.2
65+ years 937 31.0 0.9 29.2 32.9
ETHNICITY . . . . .
Hispanic 134 37.5 3.5 30.7 44.3
Non-Hispanic 2216 23.2 0.6 22.0 24.4
RACE . . . . .
White Only 2041 23.4 0.6 22.1 24.6
Black Only 125 23.7 2.7 18.4 28.9
Other Race Only 136 32.4 3.1 26.3 38.4
More than One Race 43 24.9 4.4 16.3 33.6
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 262 44.8 3.0 38.9 50.7
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 893 31.8 1.3 29.2 34.3
Some College 655 22.6 1.1 20.4 24.9
College Graduate 536 15.8 0.8 14.1 17.4
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 295 42.8 3.2 36.6 49.0
$15,000 - $24,999 435 33.7 2.0 29.7 37.6
$25,000 - $34,999 276 26.0 1.9 22.2 29.8
$35,000 - $49,999 348 24.6 1.6 21.5 27.6
$50,000+ 618 16.5 0.8 15.0 18.1
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 1035 21.1 0.8 19.6 22.7
Out of Work 85 28.1 3.6 21.1 35.1
Homemaker / Student 168 19.4 1.8 15.9 22.9
Retired 796 29.0 1.0 27.1 30.9
Unable to Work 258 54.6 3.2 48.3 60.9
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED . . . . .
None 886 27.8 1.1 25.7 29.9
1-19 Hours 109 18.9 2.2 14.7 23.1
20-39 Hours 245 21.2 1.7 17.8 24.6
40 + Hours 739 20.5 0.9 18.8 22.3
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 1253 22.5 0.7 21.2 23.9
Divorced / Separated 426 33.2 1.9 29.4 36.9
Widowed 462 35.5 1.5 32.5 38.5
Never Married 203 20.4 2.0 16.4 24.4
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 108 30.7 3.4 23.9 37.4
Rural 345 28.6 1.8 25.1 32.0
Densely-settled Rural 403 28.4 1.7 25.1 31.8
Semi-urban 392 22.3 1.5 19.4 25.2
Urban 1102 21.6 0.8 20.0 23.3
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 1038 37.4 1.3 34.9 39.9
Living without a Disability 1304 20.1 0.7 18.7 21.4
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 265 32.7 2.3 28.1 37.3
Insured 2078 22.7 0.6 21.5 23.9
DIABETES STATUS . . . . .
Has Diabetes 406 35.6 1.8 32.1 39.2
No Diabetes 1941 22.9 0.6 21.6 24.2
ASTHMA STATUS . . . . .
Current Asthma 248 27.8 2.2 23.5 32.2
No Current Asthma 2088 23.7 0.6 22.4 24.9
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 730 46.4 1.8 42.9 49.8
Excellent to Good 1615 20.5 0.6 19.3 21.8
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR . . . . .
14+ days mental health not good 327 40.6 2.6 35.6 45.7
<14 days mental health not good 1974 22.3 0.6 21.1 23.5
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 486 31.6 1.7 28.2 34.9
Non-Smoker 1849 22.3 0.6 21.1 23.6
WEIGHT CATEGORY . . . . .
Normal or Underweight (BMI <25) 596 18.7 1.0 16.7 20.7
Overweight (25 <= BMI < 30) 719 21.2 1.0 19.3 23.1
Obese (BMI >= 30) 888 31.5 1.2 29.1 33.9
ARTHRITIS STATUS* . . . . .
Arthritis 535 35.2 1.5 32.3 38.2
No Arthritis 596 20.8 0.9 18.9 22.6

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.
 
*Please Note: Prevalence of adults not participating in any physical activity or exercise other than their regular job, in the past 30 days among
categories of Arthritis Status is based on responses from all respondents on Questionniare Split B, excluding unknowns and refusals.