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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for South Carolina

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Physical Activity

Moderate Physical Activity*

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  Total
Respond.#
Not at Risk At Risk
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,485 2,481 46.2 44.6-47.8 3,004 53.8 52.2-55.4
GENDER
Male 2,094 1,031 50.1 47.5-52.7 1,063 49.9 47.3-52.5
Female 3,391 1,450 42.6 40.7-44.5 1,941 57.4 55.5-59.3
RACE
White 4,292 2,047 48.9 47.2-50.7 2,245 51.1 49.3-52.8
African American 1,010 349 37.1 33.6-40.9 661 62.9 59.1-66.4
Other 142 71 53.1 43.0-63.0 71 46.9 37.0-57.0
HISPANIC
Yes 140 60 42.9 33.0-53.5 80 57.1 46.5-67.0
No 5,304 2,407 46.4 44.8-48.0 2,897 53.6 52.0-55.2
AGE
18-24 358 200 58.5 52.6-64.2 158 41.5 35.8-47.4
25-34 895 462 52.5 48.7-56.3 433 47.5 43.7-51.3
35-44 1,070 520 47.8 44.3-51.2 550 52.2 48.8-55.7
45-54 1,120 461 40.0 36.8-43.2 659 60.0 56.8-63.2
55-64 927 410 43.9 40.3-47.5 517 56.1 52.5-59.7
65+ 1,073 412 35.8 32.6-39.0 661 64.2 61.0-67.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 646 188 31.1 26.8-35.8 458 68.9 64.2-73.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,657 662 41.9 39.0-44.9 995 58.1 55.1-61.0
Some Post-H.S. 1,421 684 50.6 47.4-53.7 737 49.4 46.3-52.6
College Graduate 1,755 946 54.1 51.4-56.8 809 45.9 43.2-48.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 628 223 39.5 34.6-44.7 405 60.5 55.3-65.4
$15,000- $24,999 931 369 39.7 35.9-43.6 562 60.3 56.4-64.1
$25,000- $34,999 691 306 46.7 42.2-51.3 385 53.3 48.7-57.8
$35,000- $49,999 833 401 49.4 45.3-53.4 432 50.6 46.6-54.7
$50,000+ 1,791 945 52.8 50.2-55.4 846 47.2 44.6-49.8
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 342 156 44.7 38.5-51.0 186 55.3 49.0-61.5
Appalachia II 646 292 47.4 42.7-52.1 354 52.6 47.9-57.3
Appalachia III 440 188 43.3 37.7-49.1 252 56.7 50.9-62.3
Catawba 364 183 51.8 45.9-57.7 181 48.2 42.3-54.1
Edisto Savannah 418 179 42.7 37.0-48.5 239 57.3 51.5-63.0
Low Country 275 138 49.0 41.7-56.3 137 51.0 43.7-58.3
Palmetto 834 395 47.5 43.4-51.6 439 52.5 48.4-56.6
Pee Dee 393 154 42.4 36.6-48.5 239 57.6 51.5-63.4
Trident 697 323 47.9 43.5-52.4 374 52.1 47.6-56.5
Upper Savannah 275 115 42.9 36.3-49.9 160 57.1 50.1-63.7
Waccamaw 468 215 48.0 42.6-53.5 253 52.0 46.5-57.4
Wateree 282 123 44.8 38.0-51.8 159 55.2 48.2-62.0

* Data in this table were derived from the physical activity questions.
Not at Risk = Respondents who reported doing moderate physical activity for 30 or more minutes per day, five or more days per week or vigorous physical activity for 20 or more min utes per day, three or more days per week.
At Risk= Respondents who reported no moderate physical activity or less than 30 minutes per day, or less than five days per week and no vigorous physical activity or less than 20 minutes per day, or less than three days per week.

#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 I: Anderson, Oconee
Appalachia II: Greenville, Pickens
Appalachia III: Cherokee, Spartanburg, Union
Catawba: Chester, Lancaster, York
Edisto Savannah: Aiken, Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Calhoun, Orangeburg
Low Country: Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton, Jasper
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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