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BRFSS Survey Results 2005 for South Carolina

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Physical Activity

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

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  Total #
Respondents
Mostly sitting/standing Mostly walking Mostly heavy labor/physi. demanding
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,516 2,842 60.1 58.3-61.8 1,141 25.7 24.2-27.3 533 14.2 12.9-15.6
GENDER
Male 2,012 1,129 54.0 51.4-56.7 506 25.3 23.0-27.6 377 20.7 18.6-23.0
Female 2,504 1,713 67.1 64.8-69.3 635 26.3 24.3-28.4 156 6.6 5.5- 7.9
RACE
White 3,425 2,181 60.2 58.2-62.2 821 25.1 23.4-26.9 423 14.7 13.2-16.2
African American 951 582 61.5 57.6-65.3 277 26.4 23.2-29.9 92 12.1 9.7-14.9
Other 113 67 48.5 37.3-59.8 33 30.4 20.9-41.9 13 21.1 11.6-35.3
HISPANIC
Yes 64 30 42.7 29.1-57.5 24 35.8 23.6-50.1 10 21.5 10.8-38.3
No 4,438 2,802 60.4 58.6-62.2 1,115 25.5 24.0-27.1 521 14.0 12.8-15.4
AGE
18-24 236 124 53.4 46.1-60.4 73 30.1 24.1-37.0 39 16.5 11.8-22.6
25-34 770 463 57.9 53.9-61.8 191 23.7 20.6-27.2 116 18.4 15.3-21.9
35-44 1,153 731 61.4 58.2-64.5 278 24.6 21.9-27.5 144 14.0 11.8-16.6
45-54 1,254 792 61.5 58.4-64.6 327 26.1 23.5-29.0 135 12.4 10.3-14.7
55-64 825 551 65.1 61.4-68.6 198 25.7 22.4-29.2 76 9.2 7.3-11.6
65+ 243 161 64.9 57.9-71.3 63 26.2 20.5-32.8 19 8.9 5.5-13.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 286 127 42.4 34.9-50.2 92 31.3 25.1-38.3 67 26.3 20.1-33.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,336 721 51.0 47.7-54.3 384 28.8 25.9-31.9 231 20.2 17.5-23.1
Some Post-H.S. 1,252 760 57.9 54.5-61.3 336 28.1 25.1-31.3 156 14.0 11.7-16.5
College Graduate 1,635 1,229 74.2 71.7-76.6 328 19.6 17.5-21.9 78 6.2 4.8- 8.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 193 107 53.5 43.3-63.5 68 30.9 23.1-40.1 18 15.6 8.6-26.6
$15,000- $24,999 602 326 52.3 47.2-57.4 174 28.9 24.4-33.8 102 18.8 15.0-23.2
$25,000- $34,999 549 294 51.6 46.3-56.8 155 27.4 23.1-32.1 100 21.0 17.0-25.6
$35,000- $49,999 792 476 57.1 52.8-61.2 212 28.4 24.7-32.5 104 14.5 11.8-17.7
$50,000+ 2,049 1,441 67.3 64.8-69.6 445 22.7 20.6-24.9 163 10.0 8.5-11.9
Health District**
Appalachia I 268 151 58.1 51.0-64.9 75 27.8 21.8-34.6 42 14.1 10.1-19.4
Appalachia II 539 341 57.1 51.9-62.2 127 25.7 21.5-30.6 71 17.1 13.4-21.7
Appalachia III 367 216 56.6 50.4-62.5 99 26.3 21.4-31.9 52 17.1 12.6-22.8
Catawba 307 187 57.4 50.7-63.8 86 29.9 24.0-36.5 34 12.7 8.8-18.0
Edisto Savannah 313 201 64.0 57.2-70.4 85 26.8 21.2-33.3 27 9.1 6.0-13.6
Low Country 221 139 59.4 50.7-67.5 60 30.6 23.2-39.1 22 10.0 6.3-15.7
Palmetto 736 505 64.3 59.8-68.6 162 23.1 19.5-27.1 69 12.6 9.5-16.4
Pee Dee 371 241 65.0 58.9-70.6 102 25.8 20.9-31.3 28 9.2 6.1-13.8
Trident 566 369 62.4 57.3-67.2 128 23.0 18.9-27.6 69 14.6 11.3-18.7
Upper Savannah 232 138 56.1 48.3-63.7 59 25.7 19.5-33.1 35 18.1 12.5-25.5
Waccamaw 329 196 56.7 49.9-63.3 90 26.2 21.0-32.2 43 17.1 11.9-24.0
Wateree 218 132 58.3 50.3-65.8 54 23.8 17.9-30.9 32 18.0 12.6-25.1
Region***
Region I 500 289 57.2 51.9-62.3 134 26.8 22.4-31.7 77 16.0 12.5-20.4
Region II 906 557 56.9 52.9-60.8 226 26.0 22.7-29.6 123 17.1 14.2-20.6
Region III 1,043 692 62.2 58.5-65.8 248 25.1 22.0-28.5 103 12.6 10.1-15.6
Region IV 589 373 62.5 57.7-67.1 156 25.0 21.2-29.3 60 12.5 9.5-16.2
Region V 313 201 64.0 57.2-70.4 85 26.8 21.2-33.3 27 9.1 6.0-13.6
Region VI 329 196 56.7 49.9-63.3 90 26.2 21.0-32.2 43 17.1 11.9-24.0
Region VII 566 369 62.4 57.3-67.2 128 23.0 18.9-27.6 69 14.6 11.3-18.7
Region VIII 221 139 59.4 50.7-67.5 60 30.6 23.2-39.1 22 10.0 6.3-15.7

*This question was only asked of respondents who reported they were employed for wages or self-employed at the 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

*** 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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