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Data for Percentage of Adults Getting the Recommended Amount of Physical Activity North Carolina vs. HNC 2020 Target, 2009

North Carolina vs. HNC2020 Year Percentage of Adults Lower Limit Upper Limit
North Carolina 2009 46.4% 44.8% 48.0%
HNC 2020 Target 2009 60.6%

Data Notes

The HNC 2020 target, which is the target to be reached by 2020, is repeated in the data table for graphing purposes.

Data Sources

Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, State Center for Health Statistics 

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Adults are counted as meeting the recommendation if they indicate that they engage in moderate physical activity for 30 or more minutes per day, five or more days per week or vigorous physical activity for 20 or more minutes per day, three or more days per week.

How We Calculated the Rates

Numerator: Number of adults aged 18 years and older who report meeting the physical activity recommendations.
Denominator: Number of adults aged 18 years and older responding to the BRFSS survey

Date Indicator Content Last Updated: 01/20/2012

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