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 16199 80.7 0.4 80.0 81.4
GENDER
Male 6968 78.8 0.6 77.7 79.9
Female 9231 82.5 0.5 81.6 83.4
AGE GROUP
18-24 years 832 72.7 1.5 69.8 75.5
25-34 years 1596 79.0 1.0 77.0 81.0
35-44 years 1918 80.4 0.9 78.6 82.2
45-54 years 2605 82.3 0.8 80.7 83.8
55-64 years 3749 83.4 0.6 82.1 84.6
65+ years 5499 84.2 0.5 83.2 85.2
ETHNICITY
Hispanic 966 81.4 1.3 78.8 84.0
Non-hispanic 15147 80.6 0.4 79.9 81.4
RACE
White only 14564 80.8 0.4 80.1 81.6
Black or African American only 632 79.9 2.1 75.8 84.0
Other race only 383 78.3 2.3 73.8 82.9
More than one race 265 79.0 2.6 73.9 84.1
EDUCATION
Less than high school 1070 88.2 1.2 85.8 90.6
High school graduate or G.E.D 4546 84.8 0.6 83.5 86.0
Some college 4708 79.8 0.7 78.5 81.1
College graduate 5854 75.4 0.6 74.2 76.5
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1070 86.4 1.3 83.8 88.9
$15,000 to $24,999 2234 84.1 0.9 82.3 85.9
$25,000 to $34,999 1592 83.5 1.1 81.4 85.7
$35,000 to $49,999 2179 79.1 1.1 77.0 81.2
$50,000 or more 6633 77.5 0.6 76.4 78.6
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 8521 80.3 0.5 79.4 81.3
Out of work 546 79.3 1.9 75.7 83.0
Homemaker/Student 1380 76.1 1.3 73.5 78.8
Retired 4654 82.5 0.6 81.4 83.6
Unable to work 1031 90.0 1.1 87.8 92.3
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 5049 82.0 0.6 80.8 83.3
1 to less than 20 hours 899 77.2 1.7 73.9 80.5
20 hours to less than 40 hours 1958 80.9 1.0 78.9 83.0
40 plus hours 6219 79.6 0.6 78.5 80.7
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 9802 80.9 0.4 80.0 81.7
Divorced/Seperated 2344 82.9 0.9 81.1 84.7
Widowed 1959 86.4 0.9 84.8 88.1
Never married 2094 76.8 1.0 74.8 78.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Living with a disability 4575 87.0 0.6 85.9 88.1
Not living with a disability 11530 78.9 0.4 78.0 79.7
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 966 85.9 1.5 82.9 88.9
Rural 1788 85.0 1.0 83.0 86.9
Densely-settled rural 2740 82.1 0.8 80.4 83.8
Semi-Urban 2490 80.6 0.9 78.8 82.4
Urban 8215 79.2 0.5 78.2 80.2
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Insured 14721 80.2 0.4 79.4 80.9
Uninsured 1411 84.7 1.1 82.5 86.8
DIABETES STATUS
Have diabetes 2216 88.3 0.8 86.8 89.9
No diabetes 13959 79.8 0.4 79.1 80.6
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
Current asthma 1415 82.0 1.2 79.7 84.4
No current asthma 14647 80.5 0.4 79.7 81.2
ARTHRITIS STATUS
Yes 5380 83.9 0.6 82.8 85.1
No 10725 79.6 0.4 78.7 80.4
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
14+ days mental health NOT good 1509 87.0 1.0 85.0 89.1
<14 days mental health NOT good 14441 79.9 0.4 79.2 80.7
SMOKING STATUS
Current smoker 2567 84.4 0.8 82.8 86.1
Non-smoker 13534 79.8 0.4 79.1 80.6
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight, BMI<25 4323 75.5 0.8 74.0 77.0
Overweight, 25<= BMI<30 5207 78.8 0.6 77.6 80.1
Obese, BMI>=30 5549 85.6 0.6 84.5 86.7
VETERAN STATUS
Served on active duty 2121 76.2 1.1 74.0 78.3
Did not serve on active duty 14066 81.3 0.4 80.6 82.1

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.
 
Note: Not particpating in recommended physical activity referred to
not participating in aerobic as well as strengthening exercises.
 
Note: Participating in insuffienct level of recommended physical activity referred to
participating only in aerobic or only in strengthening exercises.