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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for South Carolina

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Exercise

During the past month, other than your regular job,
did you participate in any physical activities or exercises such as running, calisthenics, golf, gardening, or walking for exercise?

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,916 4,500 76.7 75.4-78.0 1,416 23.3 22.0-24.6
GENDER
Male 2,241 1,797 80.7 78.7-82.5 444 19.3 17.5-21.3
Female 3,675 2,703 73.1 71.4-74.8 972 26.9 25.2-28.6
RACE
White 4,603 3,598 79.4 78.1-80.7 1,005 20.6 19.3-21.9
African American 1,107 749 69.4 66.0-72.5 358 30.6 27.5-34.0
Other 156 113 73.9 64.8-81.3 43 26.1 18.7-35.2
HISPANIC
Yes 147 105 76.1 67.3-83.1 42 23.9 16.9-32.7
No 5,717 4,359 76.8 75.5-78.1 1,358 23.2 21.9-24.5
AGE
18-24 384 323 84.2 79.7-87.9 61 15.8 12.1-20.3
25-34 948 765 80.2 77.0-83.1 183 19.8 16.9-23.0
35-44 1,127 879 77.2 74.2-80.0 248 22.8 20.0-25.8
45-54 1,194 911 75.1 72.1-77.9 283 24.9 22.1-27.9
55-64 997 723 73.1 69.9-76.1 274 26.9 23.9-30.1
65+ 1,209 854 71.0 68.0-73.8 355 29.0 26.2-32.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 723 395 57.4 53.0-61.7 328 42.6 38.3-47.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,820 1,262 70.7 68.2-73.2 558 29.3 26.8-31.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,530 1,230 82.0 79.7-84.1 300 18.0 15.9-20.3
College Graduate 1,833 1,606 88.6 86.9-90.1 227 11.4 9.9-13.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 711 417 63.0 58.4-67.3 294 37.0 32.7-41.6
$15,000- $24,999 1,000 697 70.9 67.5-74.1 303 29.1 25.9-32.5
$25,000- $34,999 740 536 73.1 69.2-76.7 204 26.9 23.3-30.8
$35,000- $49,999 875 696 80.8 77.5-83.6 179 19.2 16.4-22.5
$50,000+ 1,855 1,632 88.1 86.4-89.6 223 11.9 10.4-13.6
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 370 283 76.3 70.7-81.1 87 23.7 18.9-29.3
Appalachia II 693 546 79.4 75.6-82.7 147 20.6 17.3-24.4
Appalachia III 480 336 72.8 67.9-77.2 144 27.2 22.8-32.1
Catawba 387 286 76.0 71.0-80.3 101 24.0 19.7-29.0
Edisto Savannah 454 337 74.3 68.9-79.0 117 25.7 21.0-31.1
Low Country 293 244 83.2 77.0-88.0 49 16.8 12.0-23.0
Palmetto 891 695 77.9 74.4-81.1 196 22.1 18.9-25.6
Pee Dee 424 305 71.2 65.6-76.2 119 28.8 23.8-34.4
Trident 745 578 78.1 74.4-81.3 167 21.9 18.7-25.6
Upper Savannah 294 217 76.6 70.8-81.6 77 23.4 18.4-29.2
Waccamaw 513 413 83.3 79.6-86.5 100 16.7 13.5-20.4
Wateree 308 219 70.3 63.8-76.1 89 29.7 23.9-36.2

#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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