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Seattle residents were more likely than residents of South or North regions to participate in enriching activities.

Balancing work and chores with enjoyable activities helps to relieve the pressures of day-to-day life.  King County adults were asked about their participation in 9 types of cultural, spiritual, athletic, educational, or community-service activities over the past 30 days. Response options were “very active,” “somewhat active,” “not very active,” and “not active at all.”

  • In 2011, 78% of King County adults were “very active” or “somewhat active” in at least three different activities.  See Notes & Sources for table of activities.
  • Residents of East Region and Seattle were more likely than residents of South Region to engage in 3 or more enriching activities.
  • Residents of Seattle were more likely than residents of North Region to engage in 3 or more enriching activities.