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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for South Carolina

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Physical Activity

Vigorous Physical Activity*

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  Total
Respond.#
Not at Risk At Risk
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,635 1,332 25.9 24.5-27.3 4,303 74.1 72.7-75.5
GENDER
Male 2,123 655 32.3 29.9-34.8 1,468 67.7 65.2-70.1
Female 3,512 677 20.0 18.5-21.6 2,835 80.0 78.4-81.5
RACE
White 4,406 1,086 26.8 25.3-28.4 3,320 73.2 71.6-74.7
African American 1,038 197 22.4 19.2-25.8 841 77.6 74.2-80.8
Other 147 42 30.4 21.9-40.5 105 69.6 59.5-78.1
HISPANIC
Yes 143 40 28.8 20.1-39.4 103 71.2 60.6-79.9
No 5,448 1,285 25.8 24.4-27.3 4,163 74.2 72.7-75.6
AGE
18-24 360 140 40.9 35.1-46.9 220 59.1 53.1-64.9
25-34 904 270 32.6 29.1-36.4 634 67.4 63.6-70.9
35-44 1,082 308 28.2 25.2-31.4 774 71.8 68.6-74.8
45-54 1,144 253 21.3 18.8-24.1 891 78.7 75.9-81.2
55-64 947 167 18.8 16.1-21.8 780 81.2 78.2-83.9
65+ 1,151 185 14.6 12.5-16.9 966 85.4 83.1-87.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 674 84 15.1 11.8-19.1 590 84.9 80.9-88.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,704 319 21.4 19.0-24.0 1,385 78.6 76.0-81.0
Some Post-H.S. 1,463 360 29.0 26.1-32.1 1,103 71.0 67.9-73.9
College Graduate 1,786 568 33.3 30.8-35.8 1,218 66.7 64.2-69.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 662 99 20.0 15.9-24.9 563 80.0 75.1-84.1
$15,000- $24,999 954 173 19.7 16.6-23.1 781 80.3 76.9-83.4
$25,000- $34,999 702 169 28.6 24.5-33.1 533 71.4 66.9-75.5
$35,000- $49,999 847 221 29.4 25.7-33.5 626 70.6 66.5-74.3
$50,000+ 1,807 555 31.8 29.4-34.3 1,252 68.2 65.7-70.6
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 351 78 22.2 17.6-27.7 273 77.8 72.3-82.4
Appalachia II 662 152 26.4 22.3-31.1 510 73.6 68.9-77.7
Appalachia III 455 93 23.1 18.3-28.7 362 76.9 71.3-81.7
Catawba 373 102 31.5 26.1-37.5 271 68.5 62.5-73.9
Edisto Savannah 433 98 24.1 19.3-29.6 335 75.9 70.4-80.7
Low Country 278 73 27.3 21.2-34.6 205 72.7 65.4-78.8
Palmetto 854 227 26.7 23.3-30.4 627 73.3 69.6-76.7
Pee Dee 405 90 26.3 21.2-32.0 315 73.7 68.0-78.8
Trident 713 175 26.7 22.9-30.9 538 73.3 69.1-77.1
Upper Savannah 279 51 20.5 15.3-26.8 228 79.5 73.2-84.7
Waccamaw 484 114 27.1 22.2-32.6 370 72.9 67.4-77.8
Wateree 290 69 27.5 21.4-34.6 221 72.5 65.4-78.6

* Data in this table were derived from the physical activity questions.
Not at Risk = Respondents who reported doing vigorous physical activity for 20 or more minutes per day, three or more days per week.
At Risk = Respondents who reported no vi gorous physical activity or did 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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