Table 2.

Percentage of participants meeting CDC physical activity recommendations and those reporting no leisure-time physical activity in the past month (inactive)

VariableNot meeting
PNo leisure-time physical activity
P
CDC recommendations
Inactive
CCSS, % (N = 2,648)BRFSS, % (N = 110,623)CCSS, % (N = 2,648)BRFSS, % (N = 110,623)
Total52.848.2<0.00123.020.30.001
Age
    18-2444.242.70.4117.718.00.80
    25-3455.848.0<0.00123.520.00.002
    35-4458.751.4<0.00130.421.3<0.001
Sex
    Male47.745.80.1620.917.60.002
    Female57.949.9<0.00125.122.10.011
Race/ethnicity
    White, NH52.045.6<0.00122.516.8<0.001
    Black, NH70.747.60.0231.329.50.719
    Other, NH56.049.30.2221.821.80.990
    Hispanic56.157.20.8029.034.70.179
Income (US$)
    <20,00055.754.60.6927.933.60.037
    ≥20,00051.046.2<0.00120.416.7<0.001
Education
    Some HS60.658.00.5939.841.50.778
    Graduated HS60.251.0<0.00135.127.1<0.001
    Some college*52.147.10.00221.717.60.001
    College graduate49.344.30.00216.411.1<0.001
Current smoker
    Yes54.349.10.0429.326.60.219
    No52.547.9<0.00121.818.1<0.001
BMI
    Normal (<25)46.444.70.1619.717.70.097
    Overweight (25<30)51.447.40.0322.018.60.015
    Obese (≥30)63.456.1<0.00127.526.10.405
Age at cancer, y
    0-451.2NA21.6NA
    5-953.623.4
    10-1460.626.4
    15-2057.027.5
Interval, y
    16-2047.4NA19.2NA
    21-2555.022.6
    26-3458.228.9
Anthracyclines
    None51.8NA23.1NA
    <300 mg/m253.922.2
    ≥300 mg/m251.320.1
CRT (Gy)
    None46.5NA17.7NA
    <2051.722.5
    ≥2058.927.8
  • NOTE: Participants were considered to meet CDC recommendations if they reported moderate-intensity physical activities for at least 30 min on ≥5 d of the week or vigorous-intensity physical activity ≥3 d per week for ≥20 min per occasion (28).

  • * Some college or vocational school.

  • Graduated from college or completed vocational school.

  • Interval from cancer diagnosis to time of study.