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BRFSS Survey Results 2002 for South Carolina

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Physical Activity

When you are at work, which of the following best describes what you do?
Would you say:

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  Total
Respond.#
Mostly sitting/standing Mostly walking Mostly heavy labor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2,446 1,445 57.6 54.9-60.2 666 27.1 24.8-29.6 335 15.3 13.3-17.5
GENDER
Male 1,075 566 53.1 49.1-57.1 270 25.1 21.7-28.7 239 21.8 18.7-25.3
Female 1,371 879 62.6 59.0-66.0 396 29.5 26.3-32.9 96 7.9 5.9-10.6
RACE
White 1,831 1,092 57.9 54.9-60.8 471 25.6 23.0-28.4 268 16.5 14.2-19.0
African American 534 307 57.3 51.2-63.2 169 30.2 25.1-35.8 58 12.5 8.7-17.6
Other Minorities 60 33 52.4 36.6-67.8 19 34.7 21.3-51.0 8 12.9 6.1-25.2
HISPANIC
Yes 58 34 46.8 30.0-64.5 21 42.6 25.9-61.1 3 10.6 3.0-30.9
No 2,367 1,401 58.1 55.5-60.8 638 26.5 24.2-29.0 328 15.4 13.4-17.6
AGE
18-24 178 90 50.2 40.3-60.1 55 28.1 20.7-36.9 33 21.7 13.9-32.3
25-34 556 315 54.9 49.4-60.3 126 23.4 18.9-28.7 115 21.7 17.5-26.5
35-44 658 384 57.7 52.6-62.6 188 29.7 25.1-34.7 86 12.6 9.8-16.1
45-54 613 367 59.2 54.1-64.2 176 27.2 23.0-31.9 70 13.6 10.2-17.8
55-64 347 225 62.5 55.3-69.1 96 30.0 23.6-37.3 26 7.5 4.7-11.7
65+ 85 59 80.0 69.0-87.8 22 16.3 9.3-26.8 4 3.7 1.2-10.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 200 76 36.6 28.0-46.1 72 38.0 29.3-47.6 52 25.4 18.5-33.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 794 408 47.7 42.8-52.6 226 28.6 24.5-33.2 160 23.7 19.4-28.6
Some Post-H.S. 644 382 56.1 50.9-61.1 180 30.7 25.9-35.9 82 13.2 10.2-16.9
College Graduate 805 577 75.5 71.7-79.0 187 19.4 16.3-22.9 41 5.1 3.5- 7.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 136 65 39.0 28.3-50.8 41 28.0 18.9-39.5 30 33.0 20.9-47.8
$15,000- 24,999 391 190 47.0 40.3-53.9 106 27.1 21.1-34.0 95 25.9 20.5-32.2
$25,000- 34,999 355 202 53.9 46.8-60.9 92 26.7 20.9-33.4 61 19.4 14.3-25.7
$35,000- 49,999 491 281 56.0 49.7-62.1 142 27.9 22.7-33.7 68 16.2 11.6-22.0
$50,000+ 893 599 67.0 62.9-70.9 236 26.8 23.1-30.8 58 6.2 4.5- 8.5
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 96 47 52.7 41.2-63.9 39 37.4 26.9-49.2 10 10.0 5.2-18.3
Appalachia II 203 134 64.5 56.8-71.5 47 24.6 18.3-32.1 22 10.9 7.1-16.4
Appalachia III 139 77 56.9 47.5-65.8 38 25.9 18.9-34.6 24 17.1 11.4-24.9
Catawba 126 74 50.3 39.5-61.1 32 27.9 19.0-38.9 20 21.9 12.8-34.7
Edisto 55 34 49.2 34.0-64.5 17 36.7 22.6-53.5 4 14.1 5.1-33.5
Low Country 98 61 58.1 46.3-69.0 23 26.0 16.8-37.9 14 15.9 8.9-26.8
Palmetto 283 192 66.2 59.1-72.7 59 23.3 17.5-30.3 32 10.4 7.2-15.0
Pee Dee 738 404 48.3 43.1-53.5 230 32.7 28.0-37.8 104 19.0 14.3-24.6
Savannah 81 52 58.0 45.5-69.5 19 26.3 16.8-38.8 10 15.7 8.4-27.5
Trident 240 154 62.6 54.9-69.7 61 27.6 21.0-35.3 25 9.8 6.3-15.0
Upper Savannah 148 86 51.7 40.5-62.7 41 29.6 20.1-41.1 21 18.8 11.1-30.0
Waccamaw 131 70 53.0 41.6-64.1 33 23.4 15.9-33.1 28 23.6 14.5-35.9
Wateree 82 47 54.3 41.7-66.4 20 23.3 14.3-35.5 15 22.4 13.1-35.7

* This question was asked only of respondents who reported being employed or self-employed.

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50. N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.

** Appalachia 1: Anderson,Oconee
Appalachia 2: Greenville,Pickens
Appalachia 3: Cherokee,Spartanburg,Union
Catawba: Chester,Lancaster,York
Edisto: Bamberg,Calhoun,Orangeburg
Low Country: Beaufort,Colleton,Hampton,Jasper
Savannah: Aiken,Allendale,Barnwell
Palmetto: Fairfield,Lexington,Newberry,Richland
Pee Dee: Chesterfield,Darlington,Dillon,Florence,Marion,Marlboro
Trident: Berkeley,Charleston,Dorchester
Upper Savannah: Abbeville,Edgefield,Greenwood,Laurens,McCormick,Saluda
Waccamaw: Georgetown,Horry,Williamsburg
Wateree: Clarendon,Kershaw,Lee,Sumter

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