Table 1 Questions Used in Preparing This Report

Table 1
Questions Used in Preparing This Report

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  Results Population Sample Margin of Error +/-
During [last month], did you walk, run, or jog at least one time outside for ten minutes or more?        
Yes 72% 143,727,049 7,497 0.96
No 28% 56,714,789 3,094 0.96
How many days did you walk, run or jog?        
Average days for 2002 13 days 142,267,355 7,412 0.24
Primarily for what purpose did you walk, run or jog?        
Exercise/my health 60% 85,496,989 4,496 1.27
Recreation 17% 24,813,199 1,312 0.96
Personal errands 15% 21,558,729 1,107 0.94
Commuting to work or school 5% 6,553,706 316 0.57
Required for my job 2% 2,842,224 144 0.37
Other 1% 2,056,740 103 0.31
And on a typical day that you walked, ran, or jogged, about how much time did you spend walking, running, or jogging?        
Average minutes for 2002 51 min. 142,313,798 7,423 1.88
Did you walk, run, or jog mostly on:        
Sidewalks 40% 57,279,890 2,917 1.25
Roadways 42%      
Paved roads (not on shoulders of paved roads) 29% 40,977,536 2,171 1.15
Shoulders of paved roads 7% 10,457,659 552 0.67
Unpaved roads (for example dirt, gravel, sand) 6% 8,773,242 484 0.59
Bike lanes on roads 0.4% 571,719 33 0.15
Bike paths, walking paths, trails 10% 14,116,322 757 0.76
Grass 4% 5,131,604 256 0.48
Track 3% 4,299,779 215 0.45
Other 1% 1,365,696 74 0.25

SOURCE: US Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, Omnibus Household Survey, February through December of 2002.