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Sedentary Lifestyle
Based on BRFSS indicators (baseline data from 1989-94)
[see definition]

PERCENTAGE reporting a SEDENTARY LIFESTYLE
by race/ethnicity, gender & age,
Oregon BRFSS, 1989-1994

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                     SEDENTARY LIFESTYLE****   TOTAL
                        wgt percent         respondents
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ALL RACES/ETHNIC GROUPS
  Total                     47%                14451
  Male                      49%                 6100
  Female                    45%                 8351
  18-34 years               44%                 4217
  35-64 years               48%                 7267
Race/Ethnicity
WHITE***
  Total                     47%                13520
  Male                      49%                 5680
  Female                    44%                 7840
  18-34 years               43%                 3794
  35-64 years               48%                 6831
ASIAN***
  Total                     57%                  200
  Male                      53%                   86
  Female                    60%                  114
  18-34 years               54%                  104
  35-64 years               60%                   84
AFRICAN AMERICAN***
  Total                     49%                  110
  Male                    **43%                   49
  Female                    56%                   61
  18-34 years               49%                   50
  35-64 years               49%                   52
AMERICAN INDIAN***
  Total                     49%                  194
  Male                      49%                   93
  Female                    49%                  101
  18-34 years               50%                   73
  35-64 years               49%                  103
HISPANIC***
  Total                     48%                  427
  Male                      48%                  192
  Female                    48%                  235
  18-34 years               45%                  196
  35-64 years               52%                  197
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   * Estimate may be unreliable: <5 resp. with condition.
  ** Estimate may be unreliable: <50 respondents.
 *** Hispanics include all races; other groups
     are non-Hispanic only.
**** Physically inactive or irregular activity
     (<20 minutes or <3 times per week).