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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for South Carolina

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Physical Activity

On days when you do vigorous 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 2,410 357 14.1 12.5-15.8 573 22.8 20.8-24.8 847 35.1 32.8-37.5 392 17.3 15.5-19.2 241 10.8 9.4-12.5
GENDER
Male 1,142 146 12.2 10.2-14.7 228 20.2 17.6-23.1 398 34.4 31.2-37.9 224 19.4 16.8-22.3 146 13.7 11.4-16.4
Female 1,268 211 16.6 14.4-19.1 345 26.3 23.7-29.2 449 36.0 32.9-39.2 168 14.3 12.0-16.9 95 6.8 5.4- 8.4
RACE
White 1,951 283 14.4 12.7-16.3 472 23.7 21.6-26.0 696 35.4 33.0-37.9 314 16.9 15.1-19.0 186 9.6 8.2-11.1
African American 374 60 13.4 9.8-18.0 82 20.1 15.8-25.2 123 35.3 29.5-41.5 67 18.8 14.4-24.3 42 12.4 8.8-17.2
Other 68 7 8.7 3.8-19.0 16 22.0 12.9-35.0 26 33.3 21.4-47.7 9 16.2 7.8-30.8 10 19.7 10.3-34.4
HISPANIC
Yes 68 12 12.4 6.3-23.1 15 17.9 10.0-30.0 21 33.0 20.5-48.6 16 26.6 15.0-42.7 4 10.0 3.6-24.6
No 2,332 342 14.1 12.5-15.8 558 23.0 21.1-25.1 824 35.2 32.9-37.6 374 16.9 15.1-18.8 234 10.8 9.3-12.5
AGE
18-24 229 37 15.0 10.7-20.8 48 18.5 13.5-24.8 85 39.4 32.2-47.0 42 18.3 13.3-24.6 17 8.8 5.2-14.6
25-34 500 62 12.2 9.2-16.1 119 21.4 17.6-25.7 199 38.6 33.8-43.6 79 18.1 14.2-22.8 41 9.7 6.9-13.4
35-44 549 79 14.1 11.2-17.7 153 29.4 25.2-34.0 183 30.9 26.6-35.4 87 15.2 12.1-19.0 47 10.4 7.6-14.1
45-54 507 83 14.8 11.7-18.5 125 24.8 20.9-29.2 160 32.1 27.5-36.9 89 17.2 13.9-21.1 50 11.2 8.3-14.8
55-64 306 49 14.7 11.0-19.3 67 19.9 15.5-25.3 106 35.3 29.5-41.6 49 18.1 13.6-23.6 35 12.0 8.5-16.8
65+ 302 43 14.2 10.4-19.1 60 18.7 14.5-23.8 107 33.2 27.7-39.2 43 17.0 12.5-22.8 49 16.9 12.3-22.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 170 33 20.7 14.1-29.4 26 14.5 9.4-21.7 44 26.9 19.3-36.1 35 20.1 13.8-28.2 32 17.8 11.7-26.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 622 102 13.6 10.9-16.9 138 20.8 17.3-24.8 178 29.9 25.5-34.7 105 18.6 15.0-22.9 99 17.0 13.6-21.1
Some Post-H.S. 684 99 13.0 10.4-16.3 173 24.0 20.3-28.2 233 35.9 31.5-40.5 111 17.2 13.9-21.0 68 9.9 7.6-12.8
College Graduate 932 123 13.8 11.3-16.6 236 25.4 22.4-28.7 391 40.8 37.3-44.5 140 15.2 12.8-18.1 42 4.8 3.3- 6.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 195 41 22.1 15.3-30.7 36 14.2 9.4-20.8 50 29.5 21.2-39.3 45 24.2 17.3-32.7 23 10.1 5.9-16.8
$15,000- $24,999 347 67 18.0 13.8-23.2 71 19.4 14.9-24.9 110 34.3 28.3-41.0 54 16.3 12.1-21.6 45 12.0 8.7-16.3
$25,000- $34,999 293 41 12.8 9.0-17.9 66 19.2 14.5-25.0 100 34.5 28.2-41.5 52 19.1 14.0-25.6 34 14.4 9.5-21.2
$35,000- $49,999 390 41 9.7 7.0-13.2 91 22.9 18.4-28.2 140 35.7 30.1-41.8 75 18.6 14.5-23.6 43 13.0 9.3-18.0
$50,000+ 980 132 12.3 10.3-14.7 257 26.5 23.4-29.8 372 36.6 33.2-40.1 142 15.7 13.0-18.7 77 8.9 7.0-11.4
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 154 25 13.4 8.8-19.9 42 25.4 18.6-33.6 44 31.1 23.0-40.6 29 19.6 13.1-28.1 14 10.5 6.1-17.4
Appalachia II 296 47 16.2 11.9-21.8 81 26.9 21.2-33.5 99 34.8 28.1-42.1 41 14.7 10.6-20.0 28 7.4 4.8-11.2
Appalachia III 178 22 11.8 7.1-19.0 41 23.3 16.4-32.1 59 34.1 25.6-43.8 31 17.0 11.4-24.7 25 13.7 8.6-21.2
Catawba 162 24 13.9 9.1-20.5 34 21.2 14.8-29.6 73 44.1 35.6-53.1 17 10.8 6.3-18.0 14 9.9 5.4-17.5
Edisto Savannah 184 28 14.8 9.6-22.0 39 18.8 12.8-26.7 67 37.1 28.7-46.4 21 11.5 6.8-18.8 29 17.8 12.2-25.3
Low Country 121 19 16.7 9.2-28.5 35 28.5 19.8-39.1 36 27.8 19.2-38.5 22 21.6 13.0-33.5 9 5.4 2.7-10.6
Palmetto 396 47 12.9 9.2-17.7 84 19.8 15.7-24.7 165 40.5 34.8-46.5 67 16.2 12.5-20.8 33 10.5 7.2-15.2
Pee Dee 169 22 12.3 7.4-19.8 38 18.7 12.9-26.3 59 37.6 29.1-47.1 31 19.9 13.3-28.5 19 11.5 6.8-19.0
Trident 313 56 17.0 12.8-22.3 70 21.8 17.0-27.4 109 33.9 28.1-40.1 61 22.8 17.3-29.5 17 4.5 2.7- 7.4
Upper Savannah 102 16 11.8 7.0-19.3 27 25.3 16.6-36.5 30 33.0 23.1-44.8 10 10.5 5.3-19.8 19 19.4 11.6-30.4
Waccamaw 199 27 11.3 7.4-17.0 53 28.7 21.7-36.9 66 28.4 21.8-36.2 31 15.7 10.4-22.9 22 15.8 9.2-26.0
Wateree 119 21 14.9 9.0-23.5 26 19.0 12.3-28.1 33 26.8 17.6-38.5 27 26.0 17.3-37.0 12 13.4 7.2-23.5

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