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BRFSS Survey Results 2002 for South Carolina

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Physical Activity

Now thinking about the vigorous physical activities you do (when you are not working, if employed or self-employed) in a usual week, do you do vigorous activities for at least 10 minutes at a time, such as running, aerobics, heavy yard work, or anything el se that causes large increases in breathing or heart rate?

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,230 1,864 47.8 45.8-49.9 2,366 52.2 50.1-54.2
GENDER
Male 1,636 923 58.3 55.1-61.5 713 41.7 38.5-44.9
Female 2,594 941 38.4 35.9-41.0 1,653 61.6 59.0-64.1
RACE
White 3,205 1,464 49.6 47.3-51.9 1,741 50.4 48.1-52.7
African American 894 336 41.0 36.4-45.8 558 59.0 54.2-63.6
Other Minorities 91 45 55.9 42.3-68.6 46 44.1 31.4-57.7
HISPANIC
Yes 90 47 58.5 43.6-71.9 43 41.5 28.1-56.4
No 4,074 1,794 47.5 45.5-49.6 2,280 52.5 50.4-54.5
AGE
18-24 298 191 68.2 61.2-74.4 107 31.8 25.6-38.8
25-34 699 395 58.6 53.7-63.3 304 41.4 36.7-46.3
35-44 828 418 50.8 46.4-55.2 410 49.2 44.8-53.6
45-54 831 366 44.0 39.6-48.5 465 56.0 51.5-60.4
55-64 681 248 36.8 32.3-41.6 433 63.2 58.4-67.7
65+ 866 235 28.0 24.3-32.0 631 72.0 68.0-75.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 636 188 37.4 31.5-43.6 448 62.6 56.4-68.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,330 547 45.1 41.3-48.9 783 54.9 51.1-58.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,059 497 49.3 45.3-53.3 562 50.7 46.7-54.7
College Graduate 1,201 630 55.0 51.5-58.5 571 45.0 41.5-48.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 556 146 31.3 25.2-38.1 410 68.7 61.9-74.8
$15,000- 24,999 749 276 41.0 36.0-46.3 473 59.0 53.7-64.0
$25,000- 34,999 549 244 46.4 40.8-52.1 305 53.6 47.9-59.2
$35,000- 49,999 689 347 52.6 47.4-57.8 342 47.4 42.2-52.6
$50,000+ 1,184 666 58.4 54.8-61.8 518 41.6 38.2-45.2
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 177 95 57.3 49.0-65.2 82 42.7 34.8-51.0
Appalachia II 358 169 47.3 41.5-53.2 189 52.7 46.8-58.5
Appalachia III 254 110 46.6 39.7-53.8 144 53.4 46.2-60.3
Catawba 196 82 46.6 38.0-55.3 114 53.4 44.7-62.0
Edisto 88 30 38.1 27.0-50.6 58 61.9 49.4-73.0
Low Country 179 86 54.5 46.1-62.6 93 45.5 37.4-53.9
Palmetto 458 205 47.9 42.3-53.5 253 52.1 46.5-57.7
Pee Dee 1,262 536 46.9 43.0-50.9 726 53.1 49.1-57.0
Savannah 149 67 46.1 36.8-55.6 82 53.9 44.4-63.2
Trident 398 190 49.6 43.9-55.4 208 50.4 44.6-56.1
Upper Savannah 276 109 46.2 38.0-54.7 167 53.8 45.3-62.0
Waccamaw 250 104 48.0 39.8-56.3 146 52.0 43.7-60.2
Wateree 144 62 41.0 31.5-51.3 82 59.0 48.7-68.5

#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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