Search Disclaimer SC DHEC Home Health Services Contact Us Health Topics A to Z

BRFSS Survey Results 2002 for South Carolina

TO PRINT WIDE TABLES USE LANDSCAPE ORIENTATION

Risk Factors

Leisure Time Physical Activity *

  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,499 3,286 75.4 73.6-77.0 1,213 24.6 23.0-26.4
GENDER
Male 1,745 1,338 78.1 75.3-80.7 407 21.9 19.3-24.7
Female 2,754 1,948 72.9 70.7-75.0 806 27.1 25.0-29.3
RACE
White 3,353 2,550 78.1 76.2-79.9 803 21.9 20.1-23.8
African American 1,000 643 69.4 65.3-73.2 357 30.6 26.8-34.7
Other Minorities 101 67 68.0 55.7-78.2 34 32.0 21.8-44.3
HISPANIC
Yes 99 64 69.8 56.1-80.7 35 30.2 19.3-43.9
No 4,329 3,182 75.7 74.0-77.4 1,147 24.3 22.6-26.0
AGE
18-24 313 252 82.6 76.6-87.2 61 17.4 12.8-23.4
25-34 745 572 76.6 72.1-80.5 173 23.4 19.5-27.9
35-44 897 690 78.2 74.3-81.6 207 21.8 18.4-25.7
45-54 887 650 74.3 70.2-78.0 237 25.7 22.0-29.8
55-64 721 491 69.1 64.4-73.4 230 30.9 26.6-35.6
65+ 900 603 70.8 67.0-74.3 297 29.2 25.7-33.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 688 378 61.6 56.4-66.6 310 38.4 33.4-43.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,432 949 68.1 64.6-71.4 483 31.9 28.6-35.4
Some Post-H.S. 1,119 867 79.7 76.3-82.8 252 20.3 17.2-23.7
College Graduate 1,256 1,089 87.1 84.7-89.2 167 12.9 10.8-15.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 604 320 57.9 51.9-63.7 284 42.1 36.3-48.1
$15,000- 24,999 794 493 63.5 58.7-68.0 301 36.5 32.0-41.3
$25,000- 34,999 579 426 76.2 71.4-80.5 153 23.8 19.5-28.6
$35,000- 49,999 731 567 78.9 74.8-82.4 164 21.1 17.6-25.2
$50,000+ 1,231 1,080 86.8 84.0-89.2 151 13.2 10.8-16.0
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 192 150 80.0 73.1-85.5 42 20.0 14.5-26.9
Appalachia II 375 286 78.5 73.6-82.8 89 21.5 17.2-26.4
Appalachia III 274 184 65.6 58.8-71.8 90 34.4 28.2-41.2
Catawba 206 149 69.6 60.5-77.3 57 30.4 22.7-39.5
Edisto 94 64 68.0 56.0-78.0 30 32.0 22.0-44.0
Low Country 186 136 75.3 67.6-81.6 50 24.7 18.4-32.4
Palmetto 480 366 77.9 73.1-82.1 114 22.1 17.9-26.9
Pee Dee 1,346 943 71.0 67.6-74.3 403 29.0 25.7-32.4
Savannah 156 119 73.7 64.4-81.3 37 26.3 18.7-35.6
Trident 413 330 80.9 75.9-85.0 83 19.1 15.0-24.1
Upper Savannah 298 204 75.9 69.1-81.6 94 24.1 18.4-30.9
Waccamaw 267 201 79.2 73.0-84.3 66 20.8 15.7-27.0
Wateree 157 111 69.5 59.7-77.8 46 30.5 22.2-40.3

*Data in this table were derived from the exercise question.
Yes = Respondents who report any level of physical activity or exercise.
No = Respondents reporting no physical activity or exercise.

#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

BRFSS Home

For questions and comments on this site contact Khosrow Heidari
Email:heidarik@dhec.sc.gov
Phone number (803) 545-4490

This page was generated on 15AUG03.