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Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS); 1996

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 1996

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies
What other type of physical activity gave you the next most exercise during the past month?
(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Aerobics class 7.1 16.4 6.9 5.1 5.2 8.0 5.5
Basketball 1.0 2.9 2.0 .9 .5

Biking for fun 6.1 7.9 9.3 7.4 4.7 1.8 2.2
Boating/canoe,row,sail .2

.9


Bowling 1.0
.4 .9 2.8
1.6
Calisthenics .9 1.4 .8 .6 .9 .9 1.1
Canoeing in competition .3

.3 1.4

Dancing-aerobics/ballet 1.4 .7 .8 .9 1.9 3.6 1.6
Fishing from river bank or boat .2


.9 .9
Gardening 14.2 2.1 9.3 15.1 17.0 16.1 24.2
Golf 4.6 2.9 5.2 5.1 4.2 3.6 4.9
Health club exercise .3 .7
.9


Hiking-cross-country 3.7 5.0 4.8 3.7 2.8 4.5 1.6
Home exercise 1.0 .7 1.2 .6 .9 2.7 .5
Horseback riding .1

.3


Hunting large game .6 .7
.6 .9 .9 .5
Jogging 1.2
2.0 1.1 1.9 1.8
Judo/karate .1

.3


Mowing lawn .1




.5
Racquetball .6 .7 .4 .6 1.4 .9
Running 2.4 6.4 1.2 3.4 1.4 2.7
Skating, ice or roller .2
.4 .3
.9
Snow skiing 1.0
.8 1.4 1.9
.5
Soccer .2
.8
.5

Softball 2.0 3.6 1.2 3.4 1.9 .9
Stair climbing .8
.4 1.7 .9
.5
Surfing .1

.3


Swimming laps 3.8 4.3 5.6 2.3 4.2 2.7 3.8
Table tennis .1



.9
Tennis .7 .7 .8 .9 .9
.5
Touch football .2 .7
.3


Volleyball .9 .7 3.2 .6


Walking 19.3 15.7 16.5 16.3 19.8 25.9 26.9
Watersking .4 1.4 .4 .6


Weight lifting 6.0 9.3 7.3 6.0 7.5 3.6 1.6
Other 13.4 10.7 15.3 14.6 9.0 14.3 15.4
Bike machine exercise 3.1 3.6 2.4 2.0 3.3 1.8 6.0
Rowing machine exercise .6 .7 .4 .9 .9 .9
Male Aerobics class 4.2 6.8 3.8 2.0 1.9 7.7 7.7
Basketball 2.2 5.5 4.8 1.3 1.0

Biking for fun 8.0 11.0 12.5 7.3 7.6 3.8 3.1
Boating/canoe,row,sail .4

1.3


Bowling .5


1.9
1.5
Calisthenics 1.1 2.7 1.0 .7 1.0 1.9
Canoeing in competition .4

.7 1.0

Dancing-aerobics/ballet .4



1.9 1.5
Fishing from river bank or boat .5


1.9 1.9
Gardening 10.7 1.4 4.8 10.0 16.2 15.4 20.0
Golf 6.9 2.7 8.7 7.3 5.7 7.7 9.2
Health club exercise .4

1.3


Hiking-cross-country 4.0 4.1 5.8 4.0 2.9 5.8 1.5
Home exercise 1.5 1.4 1.9 1.3 1.9
1.5
Hunting large game 1.1 1.4
.7 1.9 1.9 1.5
Jogging .9
1.9 .7 1.9

Judo/karate .2

.7


Racquetball 1.5 1.4 1.0 1.3 2.9 1.9
Running 4.0 11.0 1.9 4.7 1.9 5.8
Skating, ice or roller .2

.7


Snow skiing 1.1

2.0 1.9
1.5
Soccer .4
1.0
1.0

Softball 3.5 4.1 1.9 6.0 3.8 1.9
Stair climbing .7

1.3 1.0
1.5
Surfing .2

.7


Swimming laps 2.2 1.4 1.0 2.0 3.8 1.9 3.1
Table tennis .2



1.9
Tennis .7 1.4
.7 1.0
1.5
Touch football .4 1.4
.7


Volleyball .9 1.4 2.9 .7


Walking 14.2 11.0 12.5 12.7 12.4 15.4 26.2
Watersking .4 1.4 1.0



Weight lifting 7.8 9.6 9.6 7.3 10.5 3.8 3.1
Other 14.9 15.1 19.2 16.7 9.5 17.3 10.8
Bike machine exercise 2.9 2.7 2.9 2.7 2.9 1.9 4.6
Rowing machine exercise .5 1.4
.7 1.0

Female Aerobics class 9.4 26.9 9.0 7.5 8.4 8.3 4.3
Basketball .1

.5


Biking for fun 4.6 4.5 6.9 7.5 1.9
1.7
Boating/canoe,row,sail .1

.5


Bowling 1.4
.7 1.5 3.7
1.7
Calisthenics .7
.7 .5 .9
1.7
Canoeing in competition .3


1.9

Dancing-aerobics/ballet 2.2 1.5 1.4 1.5 3.7 5.0 1.7
Gardening 17.0 3.0 12.5 19.0 17.8 16.7 26.5
Golf 2.7 3.0 2.8 3.5 2.8
2.6
Health club exercise .3 1.5
.5


Hiking-cross-country 3.5 6.0 4.2 3.5 2.8 3.3 1.7
Home exercise .6
.7

5.0
Horseback riding .1

.5


Hunting large game .1

.5


Jogging 1.4
2.1 1.5 1.9 3.3
Mowing lawn .1




.9
Running 1.2 1.5 .7 2.5 .9

Skating, ice or roller .3
.7

1.7
Snow skiing .9
1.4 1.0 1.9

Soccer .1
.7



Softball .9 3.0 .7 1.5


Stair climbing .9
.7 2.0 .9

Swimming laps 5.0 7.5 9.0 2.5 4.7 3.3 4.3
Tennis .7
1.4 1.0 .9

Volleyball .9
3.5 .5


Walking 23.3 20.9 19.4 19.0 27.1 35.0 27.4
Watersking .4 1.5
1.0


Weight lifting 4.6 9.0 5.6 5.0 4.7 3.3 .9
Other 12.2 6.0 12.5 13.0 8.4 11.7 17.9
Bike machine exercise 3.2 4.5 2.1 1.5 3.7 1.7 6.8
Rowing machine exercise .7
.7 1.0 .9 1.7
Denominator is: All survey respondents who said that they engaged in some form of physical activity during the last month



What other type of physical activity gave you the next most exercise during the past month?
(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 1244 140 248 350 212 112 182
Aerobics class 88 23 17 18 11 9 10
Basketball 13 4 5 3 1

Biking for fun 76 11 23 26 10 2 4
Boating/canoe,row,sail 3

3


Bowling 13
1 3 6
3
Calisthenics 11 2 2 2 2 1 2
Canoeing in competition 4

1 3

Dancing-aerobics/ballet 17 1 2 3 4 4 3
Fishing from river bank or boat 3


2 1
Gardening 177 3 23 53 36 18 44
Golf 57 4 13 18 9 4 9
Health club exercise 4 1
3


Hiking-cross-country 46 7 12 13 6 5 3
Home exercise 12 1 3 2 2 3 1
Horseback riding 1

1


Hunting large game 7 1
2 2 1 1
Jogging 15
5 4 4 2
Judo/karate 1

1


Mowing lawn 1




1
Racquetball 8 1 1 2 3 1
Running 30 9 3 12 3 3
Skating, ice or roller 3
1 1
1
Snow skiing 12
2 5 4
1
Soccer 3
2
1

Softball 25 5 3 12 4 1
Stair climbing 10
1 6 2
1
Surfing 1

1


Swimming laps 47 6 14 8 9 3 7
Table tennis 1



1
Tennis 9 1 2 3 2
1
Touch football 2 1
1


Volleyball 11 1 8 2


Walking 240 22 41 57 42 29 49
Watersking 5 2 1 2


Weight lifting 75 13 18 21 16 4 3
Other 167 15 38 51 19 16 28
Bike machine exercise 38 5 6 7 7 2 11
Rowing machine exercise 8 1 1 3 2 1
Male Total 549 73 104 150 105 52 65
Aerobics class 23 5 4 3 2 4 5
Basketball 12 4 5 2 1

Biking for fun 44 8 13 11 8 2 2
Boating/canoe,row,sail 2

2


Bowling 3


2
1
Calisthenics 6 2 1 1 1 1
Canoeing in competition 2

1 1

Dancing-aerobics/ballet 2



1 1
Fishing from river bank or boat 3


2 1
Gardening 59 1 5 15 17 8 13
Golf 38 2 9 11 6 4 6
Health club exercise 2

2


Hiking-cross-country 22 3 6 6 3 3 1
Home exercise 8 1 2 2 2
1
Hunting large game 6 1
1 2 1 1
Jogging 5
2 1 2

Judo/karate 1

1


Racquetball 8 1 1 2 3 1
Running 22 8 2 7 2 3
Skating, ice or roller 1

1


Snow skiing 6

3 2
1
Soccer 2
1
1

Softball 19 3 2 9 4 1
Stair climbing 4

2 1
1
Surfing 1

1


Swimming laps 12 1 1 3 4 1 2
Table tennis 1



1
Tennis 4 1
1 1
1
Touch football 2 1
1


Volleyball 5 1 3 1


Walking 78 8 13 19 13 8 17
Watersking 2 1 1



Weight lifting 43 7 10 11 11 2 2
Other 82 11 20 25 10 9 7
Bike machine exercise 16 2 3 4 3 1 3
Rowing machine exercise 3 1
1 1

Female Total 695 67 144 200 107 60 117
Aerobics class 65 18 13 15 9 5 5
Basketball 1

1


Biking for fun 32 3 10 15 2
2
Boating/canoe,row,sail 1

1


Bowling 10
1 3 4
2
Calisthenics 5
1 1 1
2
Canoeing in competition 2


2

Dancing-aerobics/ballet 15 1 2 3 4 3 2
Gardening 118 2 18 38 19 10 31
Golf 19 2 4 7 3
3
Health club exercise 2 1
1


Hiking-cross-country 24 4 6 7 3 2 2
Home exercise 4
1

3
Horseback riding 1

1


Hunting large game 1

1


Jogging 10
3 3 2 2
Mowing lawn 1




1
Running 8 1 1 5 1

Skating, ice or roller 2
1

1
Snow skiing 6
2 2 2

Soccer 1
1



Softball 6 2 1 3


Stair climbing 6
1 4 1

Swimming laps 35 5 13 5 5 2 5
Tennis 5
2 2 1

Volleyball 6
5 1


Walking 162 14 28 38 29 21 32
Watersking 3 1
2


Weight lifting 32 6 8 10 5 2 1
Other 85 4 18 26 9 7 21
Bike machine exercise 22 3 3 3 4 1 8
Rowing machine exercise 5
1 2 1 1
Denominator is: All survey respondents who said that they engaged in some form of physical activity during the last month
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