Percentage of Adults Not Participating in the Recommended Level
of Physical Activity (Aerobic and/or Strengthening)

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 17688 82.1 0.3 81.4 82.8
GENDER
Female 10511 83.4 0.4 82.6 84.3
Male 7177 80.7 0.5 79.7 81.8
AGE GROUP
18-24 years 933 75.2 1.4 72.5 77.9
25-34 years 1759 81.5 0.9 79.7 83.3
35-44 years 2115 81.0 0.9 79.3 82.7
45-54 years 2977 83.9 0.7 82.4 85.3
55-64 years 3970 84.2 0.6 83.0 85.4
65+ years 5934 85.1 0.5 84.2 86.0
ETHNICITY
Non-hispanic 16743 81.9 0.4 81.2 82.6
Hispanic 882 84.5 1.3 82.0 87.0
RACE
White only 15770 82.4 0.3 81.7 83.1
Black or African American only 696 79.6 2.1 75.5 83.7
Other race only 801 82.3 1.5 79.3 85.3
More than one race 275 72.5 3.1 66.5 78.5
EDUCATION
Less than high school 1242 88.1 1.2 85.7 90.4
High school graduate or G.E.D 5132 85.5 0.6 84.3 86.7
Some college 5455 82.1 0.6 80.9 83.2
College graduate 5859 76.5 0.6 75.3 77.6
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1492 85.4 1.2 83.0 87.8
$15,000 to $24,999 2863 85.7 0.9 84.0 87.4
$25,000 to $34,999 2024 84.8 1.0 82.9 86.7
$35,000 to $49,999 2519 82.8 0.9 81.0 84.6
$50,000 or more 6584 78.4 0.5 77.4 79.5
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 9349 81.1 0.5 80.3 82.0
Out of work 800 83.1 1.5 80.2 86.0
Homemaker/Student 1319 79.0 1.3 76.4 81.5
Retired 5017 84.1 0.5 83.1 85.2
Unable to work 1148 92.0 1.1 89.8 94.2
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 5421 83.2 0.6 82.0 84.4
1 to less than 20 hours 1039 80.0 1.5 77.0 83.0
20 hours to less than 40 hours 2140 81.7 1.0 79.8 83.6
40 plus hours 6776 81.2 0.5 80.2 82.2
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 10130 82.3 0.4 81.5 83.1
Divorced/Seperated 2882 85.4 0.8 83.9 87.0
Widowed 2398 87.7 0.7 86.3 89.2
Never married 2235 77.5 1.0 75.5 79.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Not living with a disability 12681 80.6 0.4 79.8 81.4
Living with a disability 4933 87.6 0.6 86.5 88.7
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 1011 87.1 1.2 84.7 89.5
Rural 1866 84.8 1.0 82.9 86.8
Densely-settled rural 3064 86.1 0.8 84.6 87.6
Semi-Urban 2827 82.3 0.9 80.6 84.0
Urban 8920 80.1 0.5 79.1 81.0
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Uninsured 2049 85.4 0.9 83.5 87.2
Insured 15599 81.6 0.4 80.9 82.3
DIABETES STATUS
No diabetes 15325 81.3 0.4 80.5 82.0
Have diabetes 2339 89.7 0.7 88.3 91.2
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
No current asthma 15929 81.8 0.4 81.1 82.5
Current asthma 1648 84.6 1.2 82.2 86.9
ARTHRITIS STATUS
No 11735 81.0 0.4 80.2 81.8
Yes 5861 85.6 0.5 84.6 86.6
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
<14 days mental health NOT good 15795 81.6 0.4 80.9 82.3
14+ days mental health NOT good 1671 86.3 1.1 84.3 88.4
SMOKING STATUS
Non-smoker 14481 80.9 0.4 80.1 81.6
Current smoker 3128 87.1 0.8 85.6 88.6
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight, BMI<25 5326 77.3 0.7 76.0 78.6
Overweight, 25<= BMI<30 5951 81.3 0.6 80.1 82.4
Obese, BMI>=30 5475 87.4 0.5 86.3 88.4
VETERAN STATUS
Did not serve on active duty 15444 82.4 0.4 81.7 83.1
Served on active duty 2239 79.8 1.0 77.9 81.6

Numerator: Respondents not particpating in any level of recommended physical activity
or participating in insuffienct level of recommended physical activity.
 
Denominator: All respondents, excluding unknowns and refusals.
 
Not particpating in recommended physical activity referred to not participating
in aerobic as well as strengthening exercises.
Participating in insuffienct level of recommended physical activity referred to
participating only in aerobic or only in strengthening exercises.