Percentage of Adults Not Doing Enough Physical Activity To Meet The
Aerobic AND Strengthening Exercise Recommendations

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 16604 83.5 0.4 82.7 84.2
GENDER
Male 6393 82.1 0.6 80.9 83.2
Female 10211 84.8 0.4 83.9 85.7
AGE GROUP
18-24 Years 655 76.3 1.7 73.1 79.6
25-34 Years 1553 81.7 1.0 79.7 83.8
35-44 Years 1949 83.6 0.9 81.9 85.3
45-54 Years 3170 84.6 0.7 83.2 85.9
55-64 Years 3801 85.6 0.6 84.4 86.8
65+ Years 5476 87.3 0.5 86.4 88.3
ETHNICITY
Hispanic 748 84.7 1.5 81.7 87.7
Non-Hispanic 15831 83.4 0.4 82.6 84.1
RACE
White Only 14886 83.6 0.4 82.9 84.4
Black or AA only 630 82.3 2.3 77.7 86.8
Other Race Only 806 84.5 1.6 81.4 87.6
More than one race 238 74.1 4.1 66.0 82.2
EDUCATION
Less than high school 1155 89.5 1.3 86.9 92.1
High school graduate or G.E.D. 4967 87.9 0.6 86.6 89.2
Some college 4928 82.9 0.7 81.6 84.3
College graduate 5538 76.9 0.6 75.7 78.2
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1410 88.9 1.3 86.4 91.4
$15,000 - $24,999 2678 88.4 0.9 86.7 90.1
$25,000 - $34,999 1949 84.9 1.1 82.7 87.0
$35,000 - $49,999 2378 83.2 0.9 81.4 85.1
$50,000+ 5900 79.1 0.6 77.9 80.3
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages or Self-employed 8480 82.5 0.5 81.5 83.4
Out of work 845 85.0 1.8 81.6 88.5
Homemaker or Student 1276 79.6 1.4 76.8 82.3
Retired 4938 86.4 0.5 85.4 87.5
Unable to work 1044 91.3 1.1 89.0 93.5
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 5427 84.9 0.6 83.7 86.2
1-19 hours 832 78.9 1.9 75.2 82.5
20-39 hours 1936 82.1 1.1 79.9 84.4
40+ hours 6266 82.6 0.6 81.5 83.7
MARITAL STATUS
Married or member of an unmarried couple 9712 83.4 0.4 82.6 84.2
Divorced or seperated 2567 85.9 0.9 84.2 87.7
Widowed 2508 89.3 0.7 87.9 90.6
Never married 1785 80.1 1.2 77.8 82.5
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 980 89.3 1.3 86.8 91.8
Rural 1920 86.2 1.0 84.3 88.2
Densely-settled Rural 3063 87.5 0.8 85.9 89.1
Semi-urban 2502 83.9 0.9 82.1 85.6
Urban 8139 81.0 0.6 80.0 82.1
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Insured 14753 82.9 0.4 82.1 83.7
Uninsured 1820 86.6 1.0 84.6 88.6
DIABETES STATUS
Have diabetes 2266 92.5 0.6 91.2 93.7
No diabetes 14318 82.5 0.4 81.7 83.3
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
Current asthma 1408 85.0 1.3 82.5 87.6
No current asthma 15111 83.3 0.4 82.6 84.1
ARTHRITIS STATUS
Have arthritis 5438 88.2 0.5 87.2 89.3
No arthritis 11067 82.0 0.5 81.1 82.9
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS
Fair or poor health 3166 92.5 0.7 91.2 93.9
Excellent, very good or good health 13403 81.8 0.4 81.0 82.7
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
14+ days mental health not good 1648 88.3 1.2 86.0 90.5
<14 days mental health not good 14731 82.8 0.4 82.1 83.6
SMOKING STATUS
Current smoker 2995 87.4 0.8 85.8 89.0
Non-smoker 13543 82.4 0.4 81.6 83.2
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight (BMI<25) 5070 78.4 0.7 77.0 79.9
Overweight (25<=BMI<30) 5579 83.3 0.6 82.1 84.5
Obese (BMI>=30) 5093 88.2 0.6 87.0 89.4
VETERAN STATUS
Served on active duty 2136 82.3 1.0 80.4 84.2
Not served on active duty 14462 83.6 0.4 82.8 84.4

Numerator: Respondents who did not meet the recommendation of both
the aerobic and strengthening physical activity or exercise
Denominator: All respondents, excluding unknowns and refusals.