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BRFSS Survey Results 2004 for South Carolina

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Physical Activity

Physical Activity Recommendation Status*

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  Total
Respond.#
Meets Recommendation Some Physical Activity Physically Inactive
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 6,145 2,738 46.0 44.5-47.6 2,487 39.6 38.1-41.1 920 14.3 13.3-15.4
GENDER
Male 2,355 1,141 50.4 47.9-52.9 894 37.4 35.1-39.9 320 12.2 10.7-13.8
Female 3,790 1,597 42.1 40.3-44.0 1,593 41.6 39.8-43.5 600 16.3 14.9-17.8
RACE
White 4,816 2,262 49.1 47.4-50.8 1,918 38.9 37.3-40.5 636 12.0 11.0-13.0
African American 1,137 383 36.9 33.4-40.6 499 41.7 38.2-45.3 255 21.4 18.7-24.4
Other 149 73 44.7 34.8-55.0 58 43.1 32.8-54.1 18 12.2 6.9-20.7
HISPANIC
Yes 108 47 43.9 32.7-55.7 40 35.6 25.5-47.1 21 20.6 12.5-31.9
No 5,982 2,678 46.3 44.8-47.9 2,423 39.6 38.1-41.1 881 14.1 13.1-15.2
AGE
18-24 353 197 55.4 49.2-61.4 124 34.5 28.9-40.5 32 10.1 7.0-14.4
25-34 913 472 52.6 48.8-56.2 373 39.5 35.9-43.1 68 8.0 6.1-10.3
35-44 1,100 518 47.4 44.1-50.8 465 42.0 38.8-45.4 117 10.5 8.6-12.8
45-54 1,288 575 44.0 40.9-47.2 549 42.2 39.1-45.4 164 13.7 11.7-16.0
55-64 1,144 466 39.9 36.8-43.1 482 42.4 39.2-45.6 196 17.7 15.3-20.4
65+ 1,307 492 36.7 33.8-39.7 481 35.6 32.7-38.6 334 27.6 24.8-30.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 642 197 35.3 30.4-40.5 225 34.8 29.9-40.0 220 29.9 25.7-34.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,835 738 43.1 40.3-46.0 751 39.1 36.4-41.8 346 17.8 15.8-20.0
Some Post-H.S. 1,591 735 48.9 45.8-51.9 672 40.0 37.1-43.0 184 11.1 9.4-13.1
College Graduate 2,066 1,066 50.5 48.0-53.0 837 41.7 39.2-44.2 163 7.8 6.6- 9.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 704 205 33.0 28.3-38.1 272 37.4 32.7-42.4 227 29.6 25.5-34.0
$15,000- $24,999 995 402 42.0 38.2-45.9 397 38.4 34.7-42.2 196 19.7 16.8-22.9
$25,000- $34,999 718 315 46.6 41.9-51.3 308 39.5 35.2-43.9 95 14.0 10.9-17.7
$35,000- $49,999 981 480 49.6 45.9-53.3 399 40.3 36.7-44.0 102 10.1 8.2-12.5
$50,000+ 2,037 1,039 50.8 48.3-53.3 847 42.0 39.5-44.5 151 7.2 6.0- 8.6
Health District**
Appalachia I 365 161 44.1 38.4-50.0 146 41.6 35.8-47.7 58 14.2 10.7-18.8
Appalachia II 761 337 46.7 42.5-50.9 323 40.5 36.5-44.6 101 12.9 10.4-15.9
Appalachia III 462 190 42.6 37.0-48.3 194 42.7 37.1-48.5 78 14.7 11.4-18.9
Catawba 433 209 48.2 42.6-53.8 161 36.9 31.6-42.5 63 14.9 11.2-19.7
Edisto Savannah 468 201 43.6 38.1-49.1 190 39.6 34.3-45.1 77 16.9 13.0-21.5
Low Country 319 175 54.9 48.1-61.5 106 34.1 28.0-40.8 38 11.0 7.4-16.1
Palmetto 935 428 46.5 42.7-50.5 396 40.8 37.1-44.6 111 12.7 10.2-15.6
Pee Dee 450 183 44.3 38.5-50.2 190 42.5 36.9-48.3 77 13.2 10.1-17.0
Trident 782 357 47.7 43.4-52.1 312 38.1 34.1-42.3 113 14.1 11.4-17.4
Upper Savannah 294 129 46.6 39.6-53.7 112 35.0 29.0-41.6 53 18.4 13.9-24.0
Waccamaw 510 228 46.5 41.1-52.0 207 39.0 33.7-44.6 75 14.4 11.1-18.6
Wateree 318 121 40.5 33.7-47.7 131 40.9 34.4-47.8 66 18.6 14.1-24.0
Region***
Region I 659 290 45.2 40.7-49.8 258 38.6 34.3-43.1 111 16.1 13.2-19.6
Region II 1,223 527 45.1 41.7-48.5 517 41.3 38.0-44.7 179 13.6 11.5-16.0
Region III 1,368 637 47.1 43.9-50.3 557 39.5 36.4-42.6 174 13.4 11.3-15.9
Region IV 768 304 42.7 38.3-47.2 321 41.8 37.5-46.3 143 15.5 12.8-18.6
Region V 468 201 43.6 38.1-49.1 190 39.6 34.3-45.1 77 16.9 13.0-21.5
Region VI 510 228 46.5 41.1-52.0 207 39.0 33.7-44.6 75 14.4 11.1-18.6
Region VII 782 357 47.7 43.4-52.1 312 38.1 34.1-42.3 113 14.1 11.4-17.4
Region VIII 319 175 54.9 48.1-61.5 106 34.1 28.0-40.8 38 11.0 7.4-16.1

*Meets recommendation = Moderate physical activity for 30 or more minutes per day, five or more days per week or vigorous physical activity
for 20 or more minutes per day, three or more days per week.
Some Physical Activity = Do some physical ac tivity, but do not meet recommendations ABOVE.
Physically Inactive = Respondents reported no physical activity.

#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

*** Region I: Anderson, Oconee, Abbeville, Laurens, McCormick, Greenwood, Saluda, Edgefield
Region II: Greenville, Pickens, Cherokee, Spartanburg, Union
Region III: Chester, Lancaster, York, Newberry, Fairfield, Lexington, Richland
Region IV: Clarendon, Kershaw, Lee, Sumter, Chesterfield, Darlington, Dillon, Florence, Marion, Marlboro
Region V: Aiken, Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Calhoun, Orangeburg
Region VI: Georgetown, Horry, Williamsburg
Region VII: Berkeley, Charleston, Dorchester
Region VIII: Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton, Jasper

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