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BRFSS Survey Results 2005 for South Carolina

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Physical Activity

On days when you do moderate 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 #
Respondents
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 6,901 1,460 20.8 19.6-22.0 1,909 27.7 26.4-29.0 1,867 27.0 25.8-28.3 707 11.0 10.1-12.0 958 13.5 12.5-14.6
GENDER
Male 2,729 483 17.7 16.0-19.5 651 23.8 21.8-25.8 809 29.4 27.4-31.6 356 13.4 11.8-15.1 430 15.7 14.0-17.7
Female 4,172 977 23.6 22.1-25.2 1,258 31.3 29.7-33.1 1,058 24.8 23.3-26.4 351 8.8 7.7-10.0 528 11.5 10.4-12.6
RACE
White 5,361 1,115 20.3 19.1-21.6 1,505 28.5 27.1-29.9 1,458 27.3 25.9-28.7 548 10.8 9.8-11.8 735 13.2 12.2-14.3
African American 1,342 309 22.4 19.7-25.4 348 25.2 22.4-28.2 364 26.9 24.0-30.1 126 10.8 8.6-13.3 195 14.7 12.1-17.9
Other 159 31 18.0 12.3-25.7 45 30.9 22.2-41.2 35 21.4 14.6-30.3 28 18.9 12.3-28.0 20 10.8 6.5-17.2
HISPANIC
Yes 93 20 24.3 15.0-36.9 22 22.3 14.2-33.2 28 26.8 17.7-38.3 12 13.5 6.4-26.4 11 13.1 6.8-23.9
No 6,724 1,418 20.6 19.5-21.9 1,863 27.8 26.5-29.2 1,828 27.2 25.9-28.5 691 11.0 10.0-12.0 924 13.3 12.3-14.4
AGE
18-24 350 75 21.2 16.8-26.3 94 26.2 21.5-31.6 96 25.9 21.2-31.2 48 14.5 10.6-19.4 37 12.3 8.3-17.8
25-34 889 197 20.6 17.8-23.6 280 30.6 27.3-34.0 242 27.6 24.4-31.0 82 10.0 8.0-12.5 88 11.2 9.0-13.9
35-44 1,265 267 20.3 17.9-22.8 387 30.5 27.8-33.4 350 27.0 24.4-29.8 119 10.4 8.6-12.6 142 11.8 9.9-14.0
45-54 1,428 314 21.6 19.3-24.1 398 27.4 24.8-30.0 380 26.9 24.3-29.5 161 11.4 9.6-13.4 175 12.8 10.9-14.9
55-64 1,327 295 22.0 19.7-24.5 359 27.1 24.5-29.8 368 27.9 25.3-30.7 127 9.6 7.9-11.5 178 13.4 11.6-15.6
65+ 1,582 302 19.2 17.1-21.5 379 23.5 21.3-25.9 411 26.3 23.9-28.8 163 10.5 8.9-12.3 327 20.5 18.4-22.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 763 175 21.8 18.3-25.8 177 24.8 21.0-29.0 149 19.8 16.4-23.6 79 10.5 8.2-13.5 183 23.1 18.9-27.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,118 461 21.8 19.7-24.2 534 24.4 22.1-26.8 523 24.6 22.4-26.9 251 12.6 10.8-14.6 349 16.6 14.5-18.9
Some Post-H.S. 1,824 359 18.7 16.7-21.0 532 29.7 27.1-32.3 517 28.9 26.4-31.6 195 11.5 9.6-13.6 221 11.2 9.6-13.0
College Graduate 2,184 463 21.1 19.1-23.1 661 30.6 28.4-32.8 677 30.7 28.5-33.0 182 9.0 7.6-10.6 201 8.7 7.4-10.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 719 189 25.1 21.2-29.5 176 24.3 20.3-28.8 154 20.7 17.1-24.8 72 10.5 7.7-14.1 128 19.5 14.8-25.3
$15,000- $24,999 1,060 230 21.5 18.5-25.0 281 24.7 21.5-28.1 257 26.2 22.8-29.8 116 13.2 10.4-16.5 176 14.5 12.1-17.2
$25,000- $34,999 799 169 21.9 18.4-25.9 208 25.0 21.5-28.9 230 29.5 25.6-33.7 83 10.4 8.1-13.4 109 13.1 10.6-16.2
$35,000- $49,999 1,055 195 18.7 16.1-21.7 301 28.3 25.1-31.6 294 27.4 24.3-30.6 114 11.3 9.2-13.9 151 14.4 12.0-17.0
$50,000+ 2,434 501 20.0 18.2-21.8 729 31.0 28.9-33.2 738 29.5 27.5-31.6 233 9.8 8.5-11.3 233 9.7 8.4-11.1
Health District**
Appalachia I 427 92 20.8 16.7-25.5 110 26.4 21.6-31.7 112 27.2 22.3-32.8 48 10.0 7.3-13.6 65 15.6 12.0-20.0
Appalachia II 791 169 22.2 18.6-26.2 254 30.4 26.6-34.4 195 24.5 21.1-28.3 81 11.4 8.9-14.6 92 11.5 8.4-15.6
Appalachia III 570 133 21.3 17.6-25.5 162 28.1 23.9-32.7 142 27.6 23.1-32.5 50 9.1 6.5-12.5 83 14.0 10.9-17.9
Catawba 458 109 23.2 19.0-28.0 120 25.7 21.3-30.7 130 28.6 24.0-33.6 42 9.9 6.8-14.1 57 12.6 9.4-16.7
Edisto Savannah 517 103 18.4 14.6-22.9 155 29.5 24.7-34.8 130 25.7 21.0-31.0 41 9.2 5.7-14.6 88 17.2 12.7-23.0
Low Country 367 62 16.1 12.0-21.2 101 28.4 22.8-34.7 106 26.1 21.1-31.9 32 8.8 5.7-13.4 66 20.6 14.7-28.2
Palmetto 1,035 227 22.2 19.2-25.6 289 27.0 23.8-30.5 297 29.1 25.9-32.6 98 10.0 7.8-12.7 124 11.6 9.5-14.2
Pee Dee 553 122 22.0 17.9-26.6 138 26.1 21.8-30.9 150 27.8 23.1-32.9 65 12.6 9.3-16.9 78 11.6 8.9-15.0
Trident 819 161 18.9 15.8-22.4 238 29.2 25.6-33.1 237 27.7 24.2-31.5 90 13.1 10.2-16.6 93 11.1 8.8-13.9
Upper Savannah 380 80 20.1 15.8-25.1 99 27.5 22.5-33.2 104 26.9 21.9-32.7 41 12.4 9.0-16.9 56 13.1 9.8-17.4
Waccamaw 568 124 22.7 18.7-27.4 127 24.5 20.1-29.5 155 25.3 21.3-29.8 68 11.3 8.6-14.7 94 16.2 13.0-20.1
Wateree 335 65 18.7 14.2-24.3 94 27.0 21.7-33.0 87 27.1 21.6-33.3 44 14.4 10.1-20.2 45 12.8 9.1-17.7
Region***
Region I 807 172 20.4 17.4-23.8 209 26.9 23.4-30.7 216 27.1 23.5-31.0 89 11.2 8.9-13.9 121 14.4 11.9-17.4
Region II 1,361 302 21.8 19.2-24.7 416 29.4 26.6-32.4 337 25.8 23.0-28.8 131 10.5 8.6-12.7 175 12.5 10.2-15.3
Region III 1,493 336 22.5 20.0-25.2 409 26.6 24.0-29.4 427 29.0 26.3-31.8 140 10.0 8.1-12.2 181 11.9 10.1-14.1
Region IV 888 187 20.8 17.7-24.3 232 26.4 23.0-30.1 237 27.5 23.9-31.4 109 13.3 10.5-16.6 123 12.0 9.8-14.7
Region V 517 103 18.4 14.6-22.9 155 29.5 24.7-34.8 130 25.7 21.0-31.0 41 9.2 5.7-14.6 88 17.2 12.7-23.0
Region VI 568 124 22.7 18.7-27.4 127 24.5 20.1-29.5 155 25.3 21.3-29.8 68 11.3 8.6-14.7 94 16.2 13.0-20.1
Region VII 819 161 18.9 15.8-22.4 238 29.2 25.6-33.1 237 27.7 24.2-31.5 90 13.1 10.2-16.6 93 11.1 8.8-13.9
Region VIII 367 62 16.1 12.0-21.2 101 28.4 22.8-34.7 106 26.1 21.1-31.9 32 8.8 5.7-13.4 66 20.6 14.7-28.2

*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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