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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for South Carolina

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Physical Activity

Now thinking about the vigorous physical activities you do (when you are not working, if employed or self-employed) in a usual week, do you do vigorous activities for at least 10 minutes at a time, such as running, aerobics, heavy yard work, or anything el se that causes large increases in breathing or heart rate?

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,723 2,498 47.0 45.4-48.6 3,225 53.0 51.4-54.6
GENDER
Male 2,167 1,186 57.2 54.7-59.7 981 42.8 40.3-45.3
Female 3,556 1,312 37.6 35.8-39.5 2,244 62.4 60.5-64.2
RACE
White 4,473 2,018 48.3 46.6-50.0 2,455 51.7 50.0-53.4
African American 1,051 387 41.3 37.7-45.0 664 58.7 55.0-62.3
Other 151 72 54.5 44.7-64.0 79 45.5 36.0-55.3
HISPANIC
Yes 144 69 50.2 40.0-60.3 75 49.8 39.7-60.0
No 5,532 2,416 47.0 45.4-48.6 3,116 53.0 51.4-54.6
AGE
18-24 367 236 65.7 60.0-71.0 131 34.3 29.0-40.0
25-34 912 508 59.5 55.8-63.1 404 40.5 36.9-44.2
35-44 1,095 562 52.1 48.7-55.5 533 47.9 44.5-51.3
45-54 1,159 522 44.8 41.6-48.1 637 55.2 51.9-58.4
55-64 966 325 34.3 31.1-37.8 641 65.7 62.2-68.9
65+ 1,175 326 25.5 22.9-28.4 849 74.5 71.6-77.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 688 184 29.8 25.6-34.3 504 70.2 65.7-74.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,735 653 41.5 38.7-44.4 1,082 58.5 55.6-61.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,488 709 54.0 51.0-56.9 779 46.0 43.1-49.0
College Graduate 1,802 948 55.1 52.5-57.7 854 44.9 42.3-47.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 673 206 37.3 32.5-42.5 467 62.7 57.5-67.5
$15,000- $24,999 964 357 39.5 35.8-43.4 607 60.5 56.6-64.2
$25,000- $34,999 714 305 47.5 43.0-52.0 409 52.5 48.0-57.0
$35,000- $49,999 856 399 51.6 47.6-55.5 457 48.4 44.5-52.4
$50,000+ 1,824 997 56.9 54.3-59.4 827 43.1 40.6-45.7
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 354 157 46.7 40.6-53.0 197 53.3 47.0-59.4
Appalachia II 669 303 49.6 45.0-54.2 366 50.4 45.8-55.0
Appalachia III 462 185 46.0 40.4-51.7 277 54.0 48.3-59.6
Catawba 375 164 49.4 43.6-55.2 211 50.6 44.8-56.4
Edisto Savannah 442 193 45.4 39.8-51.1 249 54.6 48.9-60.2
Low Country 285 128 45.6 38.4-52.9 157 54.4 47.1-61.6
Palmetto 871 413 49.6 45.6-53.6 458 50.4 46.4-54.4
Pee Dee 412 176 48.5 42.7-54.4 236 51.5 45.6-57.3
Trident 722 322 47.7 43.4-52.1 400 52.3 47.9-56.6
Upper Savannah 286 109 40.8 34.3-47.8 177 59.2 52.2-65.7
Waccamaw 491 206 45.8 40.5-51.3 285 54.2 48.7-59.5
Wateree 295 124 44.2 37.5-51.1 171 55.8 48.9-62.5

#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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