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BRFSS Survey Results 2002 for South Carolina

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Physical Activity

On days when you do vigorous activities for at least 10 minutes at a time, how much total time per day do you spend doing these activities?*

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  Total
Respond.#
10-20 minutes 21-30 minutes 31-60 minutes 1-2 hours More than 2 hours
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,796 284 15.0 13.0-17.3 408 21.6 19.1-24.2 617 35.5 32.5-38.7 271 15.0 12.8-17.4 216 12.9 10.8-15.3
GENDER
Male 893 125 13.6 10.9-16.8 192 19.8 16.6-23.6 292 33.5 29.4-38.0 155 17.1 14.3-20.5 129 15.9 12.7-19.7
Female 903 159 17.0 14.2-20.2 216 23.9 20.4-27.8 325 38.3 34.2-42.6 116 12.0 9.1-15.8 87 8.7 6.8-11.2
RACE
White 1,416 221 15.5 13.2-18.1 329 23.3 20.5-26.3 491 35.1 31.9-38.4 215 15.5 13.0-18.3 160 10.7 8.8-12.9
African American 320 53 13.6 9.5-19.2 67 17.8 12.2-25.4 99 32.1 24.9-40.2 54 16.9 12.0-23.3 47 19.5 13.6-27.3
Other Minorities 43 6 10.2 3.5-26.2 9 13.4 6.1-27.0 21 57.8 37.8-75.5 2 1.1 0.3- 4.7 5 17.5 6.5-39.1
HISPANIC
Yes 46 11 17.9 7.3-37.6 6 13.2 4.4-33.5 18 43.8 24.8-64.8 3 8.9 2.5-26.7 8 16.2 6.2-36.1
No 1,730 268 14.8 12.8-17.1 398 22.1 19.5-24.8 597 35.3 32.3-38.4 265 15.3 13.1-17.8 202 12.5 10.4-14.9
AGE
18-24 187 33 16.4 11.0-23.8 47 22.2 15.5-30.7 63 35.7 27.3-45.0 24 13.1 7.7-21.5 20 12.6 7.5-20.6
25-34 390 66 14.3 10.7-18.8 87 19.9 15.5-25.1 146 39.7 33.2-46.6 58 14.3 10.6-19.0 33 11.9 7.7-18.0
35-44 406 58 13.9 10.2-18.6 100 23.4 18.6-28.9 140 32.7 27.4-38.6 59 15.7 11.6-20.8 49 14.4 10.3-19.6
45-54 354 47 13.4 9.4-18.8 82 21.2 16.4-27.1 130 39.7 33.2-46.7 47 13.8 9.5-19.7 48 11.8 8.2-16.7
55-64 236 53 22.7 16.8-29.9 42 17.3 11.3-25.6 77 34.0 27.0-41.8 35 14.0 9.6-19.9 29 12.0 8.0-17.7
65+ 213 27 11.5 7.3-17.6 49 26.4 19.2-35.2 58 25.3 18.9-32.9 44 22.3 15.7-30.6 35 14.6 9.7-21.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 173 27 14.6 9.0-23.0 37 16.0 9.9-24.8 38 28.7 18.4-41.9 33 19.5 12.4-29.3 38 21.2 13.6-31.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 523 93 16.6 12.8-21.3 100 19.3 14.8-24.8 169 32.5 27.3-38.1 83 16.2 11.9-21.6 78 15.5 11.5-20.5
Some Post-H.S. 479 78 14.2 11.0-18.3 112 22.4 17.7-27.9 163 35.4 30.0-41.3 69 13.8 10.4-18.1 57 14.2 10.1-19.4
College Graduate 619 85 14.2 11.0-18.2 159 24.9 20.9-29.2 246 40.7 35.7-46.0 86 13.5 10.4-17.2 43 6.8 4.7- 9.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 136 25 17.9 10.0-30.0 23 17.0 7.9-32.9 35 28.3 17.5-42.2 27 16.0 9.2-26.4 26 20.8 12.1-33.3
$15,000- 24,999 257 35 11.3 7.3-17.1 57 17.5 12.5-24.0 75 35.7 27.0-45.4 41 19.5 13.4-27.5 49 16.0 10.7-23.1
$25,000- 34,999 238 42 17.5 11.7-25.1 51 18.3 12.7-25.6 66 29.5 22.2-38.1 33 10.9 7.2-16.2 46 23.8 16.4-33.3
$35,000- 49,999 336 62 17.9 13.2-23.9 80 20.2 15.0-26.7 128 38.7 31.6-46.4 47 16.5 10.9-24.2 19 6.6 3.5-12.3
$50,000+ 656 93 13.8 10.9-17.2 148 22.7 19.0-26.9 267 40.4 35.9-45.2 95 13.4 10.7-16.8 53 9.6 7.0-13.1
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 92 14 12.3 7.0-20.6 21 22.7 13.9-34.8 27 32.4 22.3-44.5 23 26.3 17.3-37.9 7 6.3 2.8-13.4
Appalachia II 166 19 10.1 6.2-16.0 40 26.8 19.8-35.3 75 40.2 32.2-48.8 20 12.6 7.9-19.6 12 10.2 5.1-19.2
Appalachia III 107 12 11.0 5.9-19.5 14 10.3 5.6-18.0 37 31.9 23.0-42.5 25 18.8 12.4-27.4 19 28.0 17.8-41.2
Catawba 78 13 17.0 9.3-29.2 16 23.6 12.2-40.7 35 42.8 29.8-56.8 8 9.5 4.3-19.6 6 7.1 3.1-15.4
Edisto 29 8 24.5 11.9-43.8 4 10.0 3.2-27.2 10 37.4 20.3-58.4 4 10.2 3.3-27.3 3 18.0 5.6-44.9
Low Country 79 9 9.4 4.6-18.3 16 20.3 12.0-32.3 30 37.3 26.0-50.1 13 19.5 10.5-33.3 11 13.5 6.6-25.6
Palmetto 201 29 12.6 8.5-18.3 48 22.6 16.7-29.9 71 38.2 29.9-47.2 30 12.0 8.1-17.4 23 14.6 9.0-22.8
Pee Dee 507 82 15.0 11.3-19.6 111 19.7 15.6-24.5 161 30.2 25.1-35.9 78 16.9 12.0-23.2 75 18.3 13.6-24.1
Savannah 64 14 22.1 12.6-35.8 16 19.8 11.8-31.3 17 31.6 18.9-47.7 8 13.9 6.5-27.2 9 12.6 6.1-24.4
Trident 188 34 18.3 13.0-25.3 48 26.5 19.7-34.6 67 32.9 25.7-41.1 22 12.3 7.6-19.3 17 9.9 5.8-16.5
Upper Savannah 107 17 18.2 9.1-33.2 28 20.7 12.3-32.5 37 33.4 22.4-46.5 13 17.7 9.1-31.5 12 10.0 4.8-19.6
Waccamaw 102 16 15.4 8.9-25.4 21 16.1 9.7-25.5 34 39.1 26.2-53.8 14 14.7 6.0-31.6 17 14.7 8.5-24.2
Wateree 57 13 24.2 12.0-42.8 19 23.9 13.5-38.6 10 26.7 13.8-45.5 11 20.1 10.2-35.7 4 5.1 1.8-13.7

* 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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