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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for South Carolina

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Physical Activity

Now, thinking about the moderate physical activities you do when you are not working (if employed or self-employed) in a usual week,
do you do moderate activities for at least 10 minutes at a time, such as brisk walking, bicycling, vacuuming, gardening ,
or anything else that causes small increases in breathing or heart rate?*

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,763 4,770 82.2 81.0-83.4 993 17.8 16.6-19.0
GENDER
Male 2,177 1,810 82.6 80.6-84.5 367 17.4 15.5-19.4
Female 3,586 2,960 81.9 80.4-83.3 626 18.1 16.7-19.6
RACE
White 4,503 3,853 86.2 85.1-87.3 650 13.8 12.7-14.9
African American 1,061 771 72.6 69.2-75.7 290 27.4 24.3-30.8
Other 151 112 73.8 64.1-81.6 39 26.2 18.4-35.9
HISPANIC
Yes 144 105 72.9 62.9-81.0 39 27.1 19.0-37.1
No 5,572 4,637 82.8 81.5-84.0 935 17.2 16.0-18.5
AGE
18-24 371 322 84.2 79.2-88.2 49 15.8 11.8-20.8
25-34 918 811 87.5 84.7-89.8 107 12.5 10.2-15.3
35-44 1,104 958 85.2 82.5-87.6 146 14.8 12.4-17.5
45-54 1,168 980 82.5 79.6-85.0 188 17.5 15.0-20.4
55-64 978 804 82.2 79.4-84.8 174 17.8 15.2-20.6
65+ 1,174 853 71.1 68.0-74.1 321 28.9 25.9-32.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 693 431 61.9 57.4-66.2 262 38.1 33.8-42.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,750 1,379 78.8 76.4-81.1 371 21.2 18.9-23.6
Some Post-H.S. 1,503 1,321 88.2 86.1-90.0 182 11.8 10.0-13.9
College Graduate 1,806 1,632 90.6 88.8-92.1 174 9.4 7.9-11.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 680 469 70.4 65.9-74.5 211 29.6 25.5-34.1
$15,000- $24,999 969 756 77.8 74.4-80.8 213 22.2 19.2-25.6
$25,000- $34,999 720 595 80.8 76.8-84.3 125 19.2 15.7-23.2
$35,000- $49,999 859 743 86.3 83.1-88.9 116 13.7 11.1-16.9
$50,000+ 1,835 1,690 91.9 90.3-93.2 145 8.1 6.8- 9.7
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 364 303 80.8 74.5-85.9 61 19.2 14.1-25.5
Appalachia II 674 584 85.9 82.2-88.9 90 14.1 11.1-17.8
Appalachia III 464 375 81.5 77.0-85.3 89 18.5 14.7-23.0
Catawba 377 326 87.5 83.2-90.8 51 12.5 9.2-16.8
Edisto Savannah 443 355 80.2 75.3-84.3 88 19.8 15.7-24.7
Low Country 289 246 84.8 79.0-89.2 43 15.2 10.8-21.0
Palmetto 874 734 83.3 79.9-86.2 140 16.7 13.8-20.1
Pee Dee 412 312 72.9 67.3-77.9 100 27.1 22.1-32.7
Trident 728 624 85.1 81.8-87.9 104 14.9 12.1-18.2
Upper Savannah 288 220 75.2 68.6-80.8 68 24.8 19.2-31.4
Waccamaw 498 412 83.7 79.4-87.2 86 16.3 12.8-20.6
Wateree 295 235 80.2 74.1-85.1 60 19.8 14.9-25.9

* If a respondent reported less than 10 mins activity/week for the next phy. activity quest., that respondent was counted in NO category

#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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