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BRFSS Survey Results 2004 for South Carolina

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Physical Activity

When you are at work,which of the following best describes what you do?*

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  Total
Respond.#
Mostly sitting/standing Mostly walking Mostly heavy labor/physi. demanding
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,581 2,314 61.0 59.0-63.0 787 22.6 21.0-24.3 480 16.4 14.8-18.1
GENDER
Male 1,532 878 54.3 51.3-57.3 337 22.2 19.8-24.7 317 23.5 20.9-26.3
Female 2,049 1,436 68.7 66.3-71.0 450 23.1 21.0-25.3 163 8.2 6.9- 9.7
RACE
White 2,805 1,837 61.5 59.3-63.6 587 21.7 20.0-23.6 381 16.8 15.1-18.6
African American 655 412 61.5 56.8-66.1 170 25.4 21.7-29.6 73 13.0 9.8-17.0
Other 96 49 50.5 37.5-63.3 26 20.9 13.4-30.9 21 28.7 18.0-42.4
HISPANIC
Yes 56 28 48.1 32.9-63.6 18 28.6 16.9-44.2 10 23.3 11.8-40.8
No 3,506 2,278 61.5 59.5-63.5 764 22.5 20.8-24.2 464 16.0 14.5-17.6
AGE
18-24 204 120 57.8 49.6-65.5 40 20.1 14.5-27.1 44 22.2 16.1-29.7
25-34 708 445 57.6 53.2-61.8 160 23.3 19.8-27.2 103 19.2 15.8-23.1
35-44 885 569 62.0 58.3-65.6 185 21.4 18.5-24.6 131 16.6 13.9-19.6
45-54 1,003 651 62.1 58.4-65.6 225 23.5 20.6-26.6 127 14.5 11.7-17.7
55-64 597 411 66.0 61.6-70.2 128 23.6 19.8-27.8 58 10.4 7.9-13.5
65+ 158 96 59.4 50.2-68.0 45 29.8 22.0-39.0 17 10.7 6.5-17.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 204 86 40.4 31.4-50.0 64 27.8 21.0-35.7 54 31.9 23.7-41.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 973 543 52.0 48.1-55.9 231 24.6 21.4-28.1 199 23.4 20.2-27.0
Some Post-H.S. 988 600 57.7 53.9-61.5 243 24.7 21.5-28.1 145 17.6 14.7-21.0
College Graduate 1,411 1,083 75.1 72.4-77.7 247 18.3 16.1-20.7 81 6.6 5.1- 8.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 135 77 53.2 40.9-65.1 37 26.1 17.5-37.0 21 20.7 11.6-34.1
$15,000- $24,999 492 275 53.6 48.1-59.0 114 24.1 19.7-29.2 103 22.3 17.9-27.4
$25,000- $34,999 475 261 49.5 43.7-55.3 124 24.5 20.1-29.6 90 26.0 20.7-32.0
$35,000- $49,999 663 402 57.3 52.7-61.7 155 24.2 20.6-28.2 106 18.6 15.2-22.5
$50,000+ 1,552 1,116 68.7 65.8-71.4 301 20.4 18.1-22.9 135 10.9 9.1-13.1
Health District**
Appalachia I 202 123 57.7 49.8-65.2 50 26.9 20.5-34.4 29 15.4 10.4-22.4
Appalachia II 460 311 64.2 58.6-69.3 90 20.8 16.6-25.8 59 15.0 11.4-19.6
Appalachia III 264 157 51.8 44.2-59.2 61 23.3 17.7-30.1 46 24.9 18.1-33.2
Catawba 265 168 58.7 51.3-65.7 64 25.8 20.0-32.6 33 15.5 10.4-22.3
Edisto Savannah 245 141 53.8 46.6-60.8 63 29.3 22.9-36.7 41 16.9 12.3-22.8
Low Country 164 92 49.5 40.3-58.7 44 30.9 23.0-40.1 28 19.6 13.0-28.5
Palmetto 609 436 69.0 64.1-73.4 119 19.8 16.1-24.1 54 11.2 8.2-15.1
Pee Dee 248 165 62.1 54.3-69.3 53 22.8 16.8-30.0 30 15.1 10.3-21.7
Trident 491 329 65.4 60.0-70.4 111 21.0 17.2-25.4 51 13.7 10.0-18.4
Upper Savannah 161 87 49.0 39.4-58.6 42 24.8 17.9-33.3 32 26.2 17.5-37.3
Waccamaw 254 163 60.5 52.7-67.9 54 20.4 15.1-27.0 37 19.1 13.6-26.1
Wateree 191 123 64.0 55.1-72.0 34 18.1 12.3-25.8 34 18.0 12.0-26.0
Region***
Region I 363 210 53.6 47.3-59.7 92 25.9 21.0-31.4 61 20.5 15.3-26.9
Region II 724 468 59.5 55.0-63.9 151 21.8 18.3-25.7 105 18.7 15.1-23.0
Region III 874 604 65.6 61.6-69.5 183 21.8 18.6-25.4 87 12.6 9.9-15.9
Region IV 439 288 63.0 57.1-68.4 87 20.6 16.3-25.8 64 16.4 12.5-21.4
Region V 245 141 53.8 46.6-60.8 63 29.3 22.9-36.7 41 16.9 12.3-22.8
Region VI 254 163 60.5 52.7-67.9 54 20.4 15.1-27.0 37 19.1 13.6-26.1
Region VII 491 329 65.4 60.0-70.4 111 21.0 17.2-25.4 51 13.7 10.0-18.4
Region VIII 164 92 49.5 40.3-58.7 44 30.9 23.0-40.1 28 19.6 13.0-28.5

*This question was asked of respondents who were employed.

#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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