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BRFSS Survey Results 2002 for South Carolina

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Physical Activity

How many days per week do you do these vigorous activities for at least 10 minutes at a time?*

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  Total
Respond.#
1 day 2 days 3-4 days 5-6 days Everyday
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,639 365 22.2 19.6-25.0 399 23.9 21.2-27.0 506 31.1 28.1-34.3 191 12.5 10.3-15.0 178 10.3 8.6-12.3
GENDER
Male 798 200 24.6 20.9-28.7 179 22.5 18.7-26.7 231 29.6 25.4-34.1 91 12.4 9.4-16.2 97 11.0 8.6-13.9
Female 841 165 18.9 15.7-22.6 220 25.9 22.0-30.3 275 33.1 29.0-37.5 100 12.6 9.8-16.0 81 9.5 7.3-12.2
RACE
White 1,295 270 20.9 18.2-23.9 312 24.1 21.1-27.4 410 31.3 28.1-34.7 166 13.3 11.0-16.0 137 10.4 8.4-12.7
African American 293 83 25.8 19.6-33.2 75 25.9 18.8-34.5 78 26.8 20.1-34.8 18 8.9 4.4-17.2 39 12.6 8.6-18.2
Other Minorities 35 7 27.2 12.1-50.3 8 11.8 4.8-26.6 13 45.7 24.2-68.9 5 13.6 4.5-34.3 2 1.6 0.4- 6.9
HISPANIC
Yes 43 10 24.9 11.5-45.8 13 16.1 7.6-31.0 13 49.7 29.1-70.4 5 5.0 1.4-16.1 2 4.4 1.0-16.6
No 1,579 351 22.0 19.4-24.8 381 24.2 21.4-27.3 489 30.3 27.4-33.4 185 13.0 10.7-15.6 173 10.6 8.8-12.6
AGE
18-24 170 24 12.8 8.0-19.9 35 23.6 15.8-33.8 69 37.1 28.5-46.6 28 19.5 12.6-29.0 14 7.0 3.6-13.1
25-34 355 75 24.2 18.7-30.8 79 19.1 14.6-24.5 116 31.3 24.9-38.5 46 13.8 9.7-19.1 39 11.6 8.0-16.6
35-44 365 93 30.1 24.4-36.5 77 22.5 17.5-28.4 117 28.6 23.2-34.8 39 9.2 6.2-13.3 39 9.6 6.5-13.9
45-54 324 71 24.3 18.2-31.6 103 31.7 25.3-38.9 90 26.2 20.7-32.6 28 7.8 4.9-12.2 32 10.0 6.7-14.8
55-64 222 58 22.0 16.3-29.0 52 27.1 20.3-35.1 59 28.6 21.2-37.3 21 8.1 4.9-13.2 32 14.2 9.6-20.6
65+ 194 41 16.5 11.1-23.7 51 22.6 15.7-31.4 53 34.5 26.2-43.8 27 13.4 8.7-20.1 22 13.1 8.2-20.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 146 37 22.5 14.2-33.6 47 27.1 18.0-38.6 40 34.8 23.1-48.5 8 7.2 2.8-17.6 14 8.5 4.3-16.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 476 116 22.8 18.0-28.4 109 23.5 18.3-29.7 150 31.1 25.8-36.9 54 14.0 9.7-19.8 47 8.7 6.0-12.3
Some Post-H.S. 447 91 20.4 16.0-25.6 108 22.3 17.8-27.7 140 32.7 27.0-39.0 52 12.5 8.7-17.5 56 12.1 8.8-16.5
College Graduate 568 121 23.1 18.9-27.9 135 24.8 20.2-30.1 175 28.4 24.0-33.3 76 12.7 9.6-16.6 61 11.0 8.1-14.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 117 30 18.9 11.6-29.3 33 25.3 15.3-38.9 28 24.0 14.4-37.2 11 14.2 4.7-35.7 15 17.6 8.9-31.6
$15,000- 24,999 230 58 25.5 18.1-34.7 66 22.9 16.6-30.7 64 34.3 25.3-44.5 20 10.3 5.8-17.7 22 7.0 3.9-12.2
$25,000- 34,999 221 56 23.6 16.7-32.2 56 24.2 17.4-32.6 63 30.0 22.1-39.4 20 10.0 5.7-17.1 26 12.2 7.4-19.3
$35,000- 49,999 316 58 18.0 13.3-23.9 75 27.8 20.3-36.7 111 34.0 26.9-42.0 39 11.6 7.6-17.2 33 8.6 5.8-12.7
$50,000+ 602 125 22.5 18.6-26.9 132 21.2 17.5-25.4 192 30.6 26.3-35.3 84 14.7 11.3-18.8 69 11.1 8.4-14.5
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 86 18 20.1 12.5-30.7 21 24.5 15.8-36.0 26 30.8 20.2-43.8 10 13.5 6.6-25.4 11 11.2 5.9-20.2
Appalachia II 154 40 30.8 22.9-39.9 32 18.1 12.6-25.3 46 30.7 22.7-40.0 17 10.6 6.2-17.5 19 9.9 6.0-15.9
Appalachia III 91 21 27.2 17.4-39.8 21 19.1 12.0-28.9 31 35.9 25.5-47.8 9 8.9 4.4-17.4 9 9.0 4.5-17.3
Catawba 68 16 18.2 10.3-30.2 15 23.9 13.5-38.8 17 19.3 11.4-30.9 14 26.8 13.9-45.3 6 11.8 4.7-26.6
Edisto 25 5 27.1 10.8-53.3 4 12.3 4.3-30.8 9 34.9 17.4-57.6 4 12.4 4.2-31.6 3 13.2 4.0-35.5
Low Country 73 12 16.0 8.8-27.2 18 29.0 18.0-43.1 21 29.4 18.7-43.0 10 13.8 6.9-26.0 12 11.8 6.4-20.9
Palmetto 184 50 27.7 20.6-36.2 53 31.6 23.4-41.1 44 23.9 17.2-32.2 17 6.7 4.0-10.9 20 10.1 6.0-16.5
Pee Dee 471 111 22.6 18.3-27.6 115 28.7 22.4-35.9 146 27.3 22.6-32.7 53 9.6 6.4-14.1 46 11.8 7.8-17.3
Savannah 59 9 21.4 11.3-36.8 19 26.7 16.8-39.7 17 24.9 15.1-38.3 9 16.8 8.3-30.9 5 10.2 3.9-23.9
Trident 174 32 16.7 11.4-23.8 42 22.5 16.2-30.3 64 38.4 30.4-47.2 19 14.9 9.1-23.4 17 7.5 4.4-12.5
Upper Savannah 100 16 14.3 6.7-27.8 23 17.5 9.8-29.3 36 44.5 31.0-58.9 11 9.0 4.4-17.4 14 14.7 7.8-25.9
Waccamaw 86 18 13.1 7.5-21.8 20 25.0 13.2-42.3 26 36.3 22.4-52.9 10 13.6 6.5-26.1 12 12.1 6.2-22.3
Wateree 51 13 22.9 12.3-38.7 12 23.7 10.8-44.3 18 29.6 17.3-45.7 6 19.3 7.6-41.1 2 4.6 1.0-17.8

* This question was asked only of respondents who reported doing vigorous activities at least 10 minutes at a time.

#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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