Table 3.

Sociodemographic and Environmental Determinants of Physical Activity and Inactivity*

VariableNon-Hispanic Whitesn = 9348
% (SE)
Non-Hispanic Blacksn = 3933
% (SE)
Hispanic n = 3148 % (SE)Asian n = 1337 % (SE)
PE d/wk
 0 d/wk80.9 (1.4)75.2 (3.1)74.5 (2.4)70.6 (3.1)
 1–4 d/wk6.4 (1.1)6.5 (1.4)7.8 (1.7)8.6 (3.4)
 5 d/wk12.6 (1.2)18.3 (2.9)17.7 (2.2)20.8 (4.0)
Recreation center use
 Use center18.9 (1.3)23.6 (2.1)18.5 (1.0)18.2 (2.2)
 Don't use center81.1 (1.3)76.4 (2.1)81.5 (1.0)81.8 (2.2)
Total incidents serious
Crime/100 000
0–479546.9 (5.7)14.3 (4.0)19.7 (5.7)32.0 (11.7)
4800–713932.7 (5.0)27.5 (6.7)38.8 (8.1)47.2 (11.8)
7170–16 85520.4 (4.1)58.1 (7.3)41.5 (8.5)20.8 (6.7)
Maternal education
 Less than high school10.1 (.9)19.0 (2.1)44.7 (3.5)20.6 (4.2)
 High school/general education development34.1 (1.3)35.4 (1.8)23.1 (1.9)20.6 (2.0)
 Some college28.2 (.9)24.5 (1.5)17.7 (1.3)16.6 (2.6)
 College degree14.7 (.9)10.0 (.9)6.2 (.8)26.6 (3.1)
 Graduate professional degree8.5 (.9)6.4 (1.3)3.5 (.8)11.1 (1.7)
Family income
 $0–$26 20022.6 (1.8)58.0 (2.9)52.5 (3.1)24.5 (3.1)
 $26 200–$50 00039.3 (1.1)29.3 (1.8)33.8 (1.9)40.7 (3.2)
 $50 00038.1 (2.2)12.7 (1.6)13.7 (1.8)34.8 (3.0)
  • SE indicates standard error.

  • * Results are weighted to be nationally representative and standard error terms are adjusted for complex survey design effects.