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Time sleeping: 8 hours, 34 minutes
Time watching TV: 2 hours, 55 minutes
Time relaxing and thinking: 24 minutes
Time socializing: 47 minutes
Time working (averaged over total population ages 15 and older): 2 hours, 55 minutes Median age: 36.8
Obesity ranking: No. 10 (29.4 percent), tied with Michigan
Lifestyles and environments vary greatly across the state—from the Research Triangle to the beaches of the Outer Banks—but overall, North Carolina is not a particularly active place. In a survey by the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC), more than one-fourth of respondents in North Carolina had not exercised in the past month, and the state ranks 10th nationwide for obesity. The average time spent watching television and relaxing and thinking is slightly greater there than in most states.