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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for South Carolina

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Physical Activity

On days when you do moderate activities for at least 10 minutes at a time, how much total time per day do you spend doing these activities?*

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  Total
Respond.#
10-20 minutes 21-30 minutes 31-60 minutes 1-2 hours More than 2 hours
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,514 848 18.7 17.4-20.1 1,246 26.7 25.2-28.3 1,366 30.1 28.5-31.7 567 12.9 11.8-14.1 487 11.6 10.5-12.8
GENDER
Male 1,735 279 16.0 14.1-18.1 411 23.5 21.2-26.0 524 31.0 28.4-33.6 270 14.4 12.6-16.3 251 15.2 13.2-17.3
Female 2,779 569 21.2 19.5-23.1 835 29.7 27.8-31.7 842 29.3 27.4-31.2 297 11.5 10.1-13.1 236 8.3 7.2- 9.5
RACE
White 3,653 650 17.7 16.3-19.2 1,014 27.1 25.5-28.7 1,137 31.0 29.3-32.7 460 12.7 11.5-14.0 392 11.5 10.3-12.8
African American 726 170 21.8 18.5-25.5 197 26.2 22.5-30.2 199 28.3 24.4-32.5 88 13.3 10.5-16.6 72 10.5 8.0-13.6
Other 108 21 18.5 11.4-28.5 26 22.4 14.1-33.8 25 26.2 17.1-37.9 14 13.3 7.4-22.7 22 19.6 11.8-30.8
HISPANIC
Yes 102 27 26.5 17.0-38.9 20 22.6 13.2-35.9 29 25.9 16.9-37.6 17 14.7 8.7-23.8 9 10.3 5.2-19.6
No 4,390 814 18.3 17.0-19.7 1,221 26.9 25.4-28.5 1,332 30.3 28.6-31.9 546 12.8 11.7-14.1 477 11.7 10.6-12.9
AGE
18-24 313 56 17.7 13.4-22.9 96 26.8 21.8-32.5 89 29.9 24.3-36.2 39 13.2 9.3-18.2 33 12.5 8.6-17.8
25-34 788 156 19.7 16.6-23.1 231 29.3 25.7-33.3 235 28.7 25.2-32.4 100 13.4 10.9-16.3 66 8.9 6.9-11.6
35-44 926 167 17.2 14.7-20.1 257 26.3 23.2-29.6 301 32.6 29.2-36.2 102 11.8 9.6-14.4 99 12.1 9.9-14.8
45-54 936 200 21.7 18.8-24.8 253 25.9 22.9-29.1 292 31.4 28.1-34.8 91 10.0 8.1-12.4 100 11.1 9.0-13.5
55-64 762 123 16.3 13.6-19.5 215 27.5 24.2-31.2 221 28.7 25.2-32.4 116 15.4 12.7-18.4 87 12.1 9.7-15.0
65+ 756 134 18.6 15.4-22.4 189 24.2 21.0-27.7 218 28.0 24.6-31.8 115 15.2 12.6-18.2 100 13.9 11.3-17.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 391 93 22.8 18.3-28.2 108 24.2 19.6-29.5 96 27.7 22.5-33.6 54 14.1 10.4-18.9 40 11.1 7.9-15.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,302 271 19.6 17.2-22.3 329 25.1 22.3-28.1 360 27.1 24.3-30.2 162 13.2 11.1-15.5 180 15.0 12.6-17.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,243 220 18.2 15.7-20.9 334 25.8 23.0-28.8 360 29.6 26.5-32.8 196 15.7 13.4-18.2 133 10.8 8.9-13.0
College Graduate 1,576 263 16.9 14.9-19.2 475 30.0 27.5-32.6 550 34.3 31.7-37.0 155 9.8 8.2-11.6 133 9.0 7.5-10.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 424 111 24.8 19.9-30.5 107 23.3 18.4-28.9 108 28.0 22.7-34.1 60 15.4 11.4-20.5 38 8.4 5.7-12.4
$15,000- $24,999 722 147 21.0 17.6-24.8 193 26.5 22.9-30.5 206 28.8 24.9-33.1 90 11.8 9.3-14.9 86 11.8 9.4-14.9
$25,000- $34,999 568 119 22.1 18.0-26.7 169 26.4 22.4-30.7 150 26.2 22.0-30.9 73 13.8 10.7-17.5 57 11.6 8.6-15.5
$35,000- $49,999 717 118 15.8 13.0-19.1 199 26.9 23.3-30.8 220 30.1 26.2-34.3 95 13.9 11.3-17.1 85 13.3 10.5-16.7
$50,000+ 1,647 265 16.1 14.2-18.2 470 28.6 26.1-31.1 535 32.0 29.5-34.6 211 12.5 10.9-14.4 166 10.8 9.1-12.6
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 282 44 16.4 12.1-21.8 77 27.6 21.9-34.2 94 30.9 25.3-37.1 38 13.8 9.7-19.3 29 11.3 7.5-16.8
Appalachia II 560 107 18.4 15.0-22.5 175 31.0 26.5-35.9 171 30.3 25.8-35.2 55 9.7 7.3-12.9 52 10.5 7.7-14.1
Appalachia III 357 64 19.0 14.4-24.6 96 24.7 19.9-30.2 100 28.4 22.8-34.8 44 12.8 9.2-17.7 53 15.1 11.2-20.0
Catawba 313 60 19.2 14.7-24.6 86 28.5 22.9-34.7 97 27.6 22.5-33.3 33 11.6 8.0-16.6 37 13.2 9.3-18.3
Edisto Savannah 335 59 16.4 12.4-21.5 93 28.3 22.7-34.7 108 33.6 27.5-40.3 43 12.1 8.7-16.6 32 9.5 6.5-13.6
Low Country 235 43 18.6 12.8-26.2 65 27.6 21.0-35.3 64 26.6 20.5-33.7 38 16.3 11.1-23.5 25 10.8 6.6-17.4
Palmetto 697 125 19.4 15.9-23.4 202 28.3 24.5-32.3 218 29.3 25.5-33.4 83 13.0 10.1-16.6 69 10.1 7.8-13.0
Pee Dee 294 74 22.6 17.4-28.8 64 20.5 15.7-26.4 71 23.3 17.9-29.6 43 16.8 12.1-22.8 42 16.8 11.9-23.2
Trident 594 120 20.8 17.2-24.9 160 25.7 21.7-30.1 191 32.9 28.5-37.5 68 10.1 7.8-13.1 55 10.5 7.5-14.6
Upper Savannah 206 40 16.1 11.6-21.9 59 26.4 20.2-33.7 58 33.4 26.1-41.6 26 12.5 8.4-18.2 23 11.6 7.6-17.4
Waccamaw 382 61 15.4 11.6-20.2 104 25.9 21.0-31.3 120 32.3 26.8-38.4 58 15.1 11.5-19.6 39 11.3 8.0-15.9
Wateree 221 39 16.4 11.7-22.4 56 22.6 17.1-29.1 64 32.2 25.1-40.3 34 16.8 11.6-23.7 28 12.0 7.9-18.0

* 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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