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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for South Carolina

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Physical Activity

How many days per week do you do these moderate activities for at least 10 minutes at a time?*

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  Total
Respond.#
1 day 2 days 3-4 days 5-6 days Everyday
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,152 201 6.7 5.7- 7.8 527 16.6 15.1-18.1 1,047 33.3 31.3-35.2 604 20.0 18.3-21.8 773 23.5 21.8-25.3
GENDER
Male 1,194 86 7.3 5.8- 9.2 208 16.4 14.1-19.0 386 32.5 29.5-35.7 238 21.2 18.5-24.2 276 22.5 19.8-25.4
Female 1,958 115 6.1 5.0- 7.4 319 16.7 14.9-18.7 661 33.9 31.5-36.4 366 18.9 16.9-21.0 497 24.4 22.3-26.7
RACE
White 2,477 150 6.3 5.3- 7.4 384 15.4 13.8-17.0 812 32.9 30.9-35.1 496 20.6 18.8-22.5 635 24.9 23.0-26.8
African American 587 44 8.0 5.7-11.1 128 20.0 16.5-24.0 203 34.3 29.8-39.1 94 18.9 15.1-23.3 118 18.8 15.4-22.7
Other 65 7 7.9 3.4-17.5 11 15.3 8.1-27.2 21 28.7 17.9-42.6 10 17.1 7.7-33.7 16 31.0 17.5-48.7
HISPANIC
Yes 69 8 11.3 5.3-22.4 10 19.0 9.4-34.7 21 27.0 16.7-40.7 12 17.3 8.6-31.6 18 25.4 13.9-41.8
No 3,072 192 6.5 5.6- 7.6 512 16.4 14.9-17.9 1,024 33.5 31.6-35.5 590 20.1 18.4-21.9 754 23.5 21.8-25.3
AGE
18-24 189 11 5.5 2.9-10.3 35 15.0 10.5-21.0 61 31.1 24.1-39.1 46 27.9 20.9-36.2 36 20.4 14.3-28.3
25-34 552 32 5.9 4.0- 8.6 78 14.9 11.6-18.9 193 34.4 29.9-39.2 122 21.6 18.0-25.8 127 23.2 19.3-27.7
35-44 607 31 6.1 4.1- 8.8 107 16.7 13.7-20.2 202 34.3 30.1-38.7 126 20.1 16.8-23.9 141 22.9 19.3-26.9
45-54 679 46 7.4 5.4-10.2 116 17.4 14.3-20.9 234 34.8 30.9-39.0 122 17.7 14.6-21.3 161 22.6 19.4-26.3
55-64 537 35 7.5 5.3-10.6 98 19.8 16.3-23.9 172 31.1 26.9-35.6 86 16.7 13.3-20.7 146 24.9 21.1-29.1
65+ 560 42 7.6 5.5-10.3 92 16.5 13.2-20.4 171 31.2 27.1-35.7 98 17.1 14.0-20.8 157 27.6 23.6-32.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 278 36 14.4 10.1-20.0 59 18.9 14.1-24.7 88 33.5 27.0-40.7 39 14.1 9.8-19.7 56 19.1 14.3-25.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 899 54 6.3 4.6- 8.4 171 18.6 15.8-21.8 304 32.9 29.3-36.7 157 19.7 16.6-23.3 213 22.5 19.3-26.1
Some Post-H.S. 883 50 5.5 4.0- 7.5 158 17.6 14.9-20.8 295 32.7 29.2-36.6 167 20.9 17.7-24.6 213 23.2 20.0-26.7
College Graduate 1,089 61 5.9 4.4- 7.8 139 13.0 10.9-15.4 359 34.0 30.9-37.3 239 20.9 18.4-23.8 291 26.2 23.4-29.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 285 25 8.9 5.6-13.9 62 21.0 15.8-27.4 76 24.9 18.9-32.1 44 17.7 12.4-24.7 78 27.4 21.3-34.6
$15,000- $24,999 492 37 7.4 5.1-10.7 99 20.9 16.8-25.7 159 33.0 28.1-38.3 82 16.3 12.7-20.6 115 22.4 18.2-27.3
$25,000- $34,999 406 24 6.6 4.2-10.0 79 17.6 13.9-22.1 143 32.8 27.8-38.2 76 23.6 18.5-29.5 84 19.5 15.5-24.2
$35,000- $49,999 507 23 4.9 3.1- 7.8 79 15.5 12.2-19.5 175 35.1 30.5-40.1 106 21.0 17.0-25.6 124 23.4 19.5-27.9
$50,000+ 1,136 69 6.6 5.1- 8.6 150 13.4 11.3-15.8 387 34.3 31.3-37.4 239 21.2 18.6-24.1 291 24.5 21.8-27.4
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 196 7 5.8 2.6-12.4 35 18.0 12.7-25.0 71 35.9 28.7-43.8 33 15.5 10.9-21.6 50 24.8 18.5-32.3
Appalachia II 410 28 6.7 4.5-10.0 58 16.1 12.2-20.9 136 33.0 27.8-38.7 92 22.7 17.9-28.3 96 21.5 17.3-26.4
Appalachia III 242 13 5.8 3.2-10.1 39 16.1 11.1-22.6 84 34.1 27.3-41.7 45 19.8 14.4-26.6 61 24.2 18.4-31.1
Catawba 206 15 7.1 4.2-11.9 40 19.0 13.5-26.1 62 30.2 23.5-37.9 39 19.8 13.9-27.4 50 23.8 18.0-30.8
Edisto Savannah 232 13 7.9 4.3-14.2 31 11.6 7.8-17.1 79 36.3 29.2-44.0 51 22.2 16.7-28.9 58 21.9 16.6-28.4
Low Country 168 14 7.6 4.4-13.1 25 14.9 9.0-23.8 48 29.7 21.3-39.7 36 25.0 17.5-34.3 45 22.8 16.6-30.5
Palmetto 481 34 6.9 4.6-10.1 93 17.6 14.2-21.6 147 32.5 27.7-37.8 101 21.2 17.2-25.9 106 21.8 17.8-26.5
Pee Dee 212 14 7.6 4.2-13.3 51 21.4 15.8-28.2 74 34.4 27.2-42.3 28 17.7 11.4-26.5 45 18.9 13.4-26.1
Trident 419 27 6.2 4.1- 9.3 74 17.9 14.1-22.6 144 32.9 27.9-38.3 65 14.8 11.3-19.1 109 28.2 22.8-34.4
Upper Savannah 141 7 4.7 2.2-10.1 18 13.8 8.0-22.6 46 32.9 24.5-42.4 33 24.5 16.7-34.5 37 24.0 16.9-32.9
Waccamaw 267 17 6.4 3.6-11.3 37 13.0 9.2-18.0 94 33.9 27.6-40.9 49 21.2 15.6-28.3 70 25.4 19.6-32.3
Wateree 153 11 7.4 3.7-14.3 23 17.9 11.7-26.3 50 31.0 23.5-39.7 28 18.7 12.5-26.9 41 25.0 18.3-33.2

* This question was asked only of respondents who reported doing moderate 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 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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