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BRFSS Survey Results 2005 for South Carolina

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Physical Activity

How many days per week do you do these moderate activities for at least 10 minutes at a time?*

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  Total #
Respondents
1 day per week 2 days per week 3-4 days per week 5-6 days per week Everyday
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 6,903 345 4.9 4.3- 5.6 850 12.2 11.3-13.2 2,317 33.3 32.0-34.7 1,427 20.3 19.2-21.6 1,964 29.2 27.8-30.6
GENDER
Male 2,730 132 5.0 4.1- 6.1 357 12.8 11.4-14.4 907 32.9 30.7-35.1 591 21.3 19.5-23.3 743 28.1 25.9-30.3
Female 4,173 213 4.9 4.2- 5.7 493 11.7 10.6-12.9 1,410 33.8 32.1-35.5 836 19.4 18.1-20.9 1,221 30.2 28.5-31.9
RACE
White 5,362 230 3.9 3.4- 4.6 605 10.9 10.0-11.9 1,787 33.3 31.8-34.8 1,159 21.2 19.9-22.5 1,581 30.7 29.2-32.2
African American 1,343 106 7.6 6.0- 9.5 226 16.3 14.0-19.0 456 33.1 29.9-36.5 232 18.2 15.6-21.1 323 24.8 21.8-28.1
Other 159 6 4.1 1.4-10.9 16 9.9 5.8-16.3 60 35.2 26.8-44.6 32 21.3 14.7-29.9 45 29.6 20.9-40.1
HISPANIC
Yes 93 4 5.4 1.5-17.1 10 11.9 5.6-23.5 29 30.2 20.5-41.9 24 23.8 15.6-34.5 26 28.9 18.5-42.0
No 6,726 339 4.9 4.4- 5.6 827 12.2 11.3-13.2 2,262 33.5 32.1-34.9 1,391 20.3 19.2-21.6 1,907 29.0 27.6-30.4
AGE
18-24 351 15 3.5 2.0- 6.0 33 8.9 6.2-12.6 98 28.8 23.6-34.5 74 21.2 16.8-26.4 131 37.7 32.1-43.6
25-34 889 43 5.3 3.8- 7.3 92 10.3 8.2-12.9 321 36.1 32.6-39.7 182 21.2 18.3-24.3 251 27.2 24.1-30.5
35-44 1,265 45 3.5 2.6- 4.9 166 13.6 11.6-16.0 456 35.9 33.0-38.9 252 19.6 17.3-22.1 346 27.3 24.7-30.2
45-54 1,429 83 6.4 5.0- 8.2 188 14.5 12.5-16.9 490 34.3 31.6-37.1 269 17.9 15.8-20.1 399 26.9 24.4-29.5
55-64 1,327 70 5.5 4.3- 7.0 164 12.4 10.6-14.5 459 33.7 31.0-36.5 266 20.2 17.9-22.7 368 28.2 25.6-31.0
65+ 1,582 88 5.6 4.4- 7.0 205 13.3 11.6-15.4 473 29.6 27.2-32.2 374 22.8 20.7-25.1 442 28.7 26.3-31.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 763 56 7.2 5.2-10.0 116 14.5 11.7-17.7 206 28.5 24.1-33.2 119 15.3 12.4-18.8 266 34.5 30.2-39.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,118 110 5.2 4.2- 6.5 293 13.6 11.8-15.6 668 30.6 28.1-33.1 427 19.6 17.6-21.8 620 31.0 28.4-33.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,825 89 4.8 3.8- 6.2 229 12.0 10.3-13.9 666 36.0 33.3-38.7 355 19.7 17.4-22.2 486 27.6 25.0-30.2
College Graduate 2,185 89 3.8 3.1- 4.8 212 10.2 8.8-11.8 773 35.7 33.4-38.1 523 23.6 21.6-25.7 588 26.7 24.5-28.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 720 51 6.0 4.3- 8.4 119 14.5 11.7-17.9 204 30.0 25.2-35.2 103 12.1 9.6-15.0 243 37.4 32.2-42.8
$15,000- $24,999 1,060 63 6.1 4.5- 8.3 147 13.5 10.9-16.5 302 27.5 24.2-31.0 220 21.2 18.1-24.7 328 31.7 28.2-35.5
$25,000- $34,999 799 46 6.1 4.3- 8.5 117 14.7 11.8-18.1 243 30.2 26.3-34.5 171 20.6 17.3-24.4 222 28.4 24.6-32.5
$35,000- $49,999 1,055 49 4.2 3.1- 5.6 118 12.0 9.8-14.6 387 35.5 32.2-38.9 224 21.1 18.3-24.2 277 27.2 24.1-30.6
$50,000+ 2,435 87 3.7 3.0- 4.7 256 11.1 9.7-12.6 896 36.7 34.5-38.9 540 21.6 19.7-23.5 656 26.9 24.8-29.0
Health District**
Appalachia I 427 23 5.6 3.6- 8.7 55 12.1 9.1-16.0 132 32.1 26.9-37.7 103 21.8 17.8-26.5 114 28.4 23.4-33.9
Appalachia II 791 34 3.7 2.5- 5.5 98 11.8 9.4-14.8 282 37.1 32.8-41.6 167 20.9 17.6-24.6 210 26.4 22.7-30.6
Appalachia III 570 32 6.3 4.1- 9.6 76 12.3 9.5-15.8 172 30.6 26.2-35.4 134 22.4 18.6-26.7 156 28.4 24.0-33.2
Catawba 458 20 4.1 2.5- 6.9 58 12.0 8.9-16.0 149 33.0 28.2-38.2 106 24.0 19.6-29.1 125 26.8 22.3-31.8
Edisto Savannah 517 24 3.4 2.2- 5.1 77 17.7 13.4-22.9 172 31.6 26.8-36.9 88 17.4 13.1-22.9 156 29.9 24.5-35.8
Low Country 367 15 3.3 1.9- 5.8 35 10.3 6.9-15.2 116 32.8 26.3-40.1 83 21.0 16.4-26.5 118 32.5 26.7-38.9
Palmetto 1,036 59 6.0 4.4- 8.2 122 12.0 9.8-14.7 353 32.1 28.8-35.6 231 22.3 19.4-25.6 271 27.5 24.1-31.1
Pee Dee 553 32 6.0 4.0- 8.9 79 12.6 9.6-16.3 199 35.0 30.2-40.1 89 18.7 14.5-23.7 154 27.8 23.4-32.7
Trident 820 39 4.0 2.8- 5.6 98 13.0 10.4-16.1 289 33.8 30.1-37.7 156 19.2 16.1-22.7 238 30.1 26.2-34.2
Upper Savannah 380 24 8.1 5.0-12.7 35 8.5 5.9-12.1 133 35.3 29.9-41.1 79 19.3 15.1-24.4 109 28.8 23.7-34.6
Waccamaw 568 21 3.6 2.1- 6.0 67 11.0 8.4-14.3 182 33.0 28.4-38.0 119 18.9 15.4-23.1 179 33.4 28.7-38.6
Wateree 335 21 6.7 4.0-11.0 37 10.8 7.6-15.2 119 34.8 28.9-41.2 62 18.0 13.7-23.3 96 29.7 23.8-36.3
Region***
Region I 807 47 6.8 4.9- 9.4 90 10.4 8.3-12.9 265 33.6 29.9-37.6 182 20.6 17.6-24.0 223 28.6 24.9-32.5
Region II 1,361 66 4.8 3.5- 6.4 174 12.1 10.2-14.2 454 34.4 31.3-37.7 301 21.5 19.0-24.3 366 27.2 24.3-30.4
Region III 1,494 79 5.4 4.2- 7.1 180 12.0 10.2-14.2 502 32.4 29.6-35.3 337 22.9 20.4-25.6 396 27.3 24.5-30.2
Region IV 888 53 6.3 4.6- 8.5 116 11.9 9.6-14.7 318 34.9 31.1-38.9 151 18.4 15.3-22.1 250 28.5 24.9-32.4
Region V 517 24 3.4 2.2- 5.1 77 17.7 13.4-22.9 172 31.6 26.8-36.9 88 17.4 13.1-22.9 156 29.9 24.5-35.8
Region VI 568 21 3.6 2.1- 6.0 67 11.0 8.4-14.3 182 33.0 28.4-38.0 119 18.9 15.4-23.1 179 33.4 28.7-38.6
Region VII 820 39 4.0 2.8- 5.6 98 13.0 10.4-16.1 289 33.8 30.1-37.7 156 19.2 16.1-22.7 238 30.1 26.2-34.2
Region VIII 367 15 3.3 1.9- 5.8 35 10.3 6.9-15.2 116 32.8 26.3-40.1 83 21.0 16.4-26.5 118 32.5 26.7-38.9

*This question was asked only of respondents who reported that
they do moderate activities for at least 10 minutes at a time in a usual week.

#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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