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BRFSS Survey Results 2005 for South Carolina

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Physical Activity

3 level vigorous physical activity category.*

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  Total #
Respondents
Meets Recommendation Insufficient activity No such physical activity
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 8,036 1,739 24.6 23.4-25.9 1,703 24.2 23.0-25.5 4,594 51.1 49.8-52.5
GENDER
Male 3,157 874 30.7 28.7-32.9 859 29.9 27.9-32.0 1,424 39.3 37.3-41.4
Female 4,879 865 19.1 17.7-20.5 844 19.0 17.7-20.5 3,170 61.9 60.2-63.6
RACE
White 6,089 1,381 25.6 24.3-27.0 1,314 24.6 23.3-26.0 3,394 49.8 48.3-51.3
African American 1,702 297 21.5 18.8-24.4 345 23.5 20.9-26.3 1,060 55.0 51.9-58.2
Other 194 49 30.4 22.4-39.8 38 23.9 16.8-32.7 107 45.7 37.3-54.4
HISPANIC
Yes 111 25 22.7 14.8-33.0 24 27.8 18.2-40.0 62 49.5 38.4-60.7
No 7,800 1,703 24.9 23.7-26.2 1,667 24.3 23.1-25.5 4,430 50.8 49.4-52.2
AGE
18-24 388 142 37.7 32.4-43.4 113 30.5 25.5-35.9 133 31.8 26.8-37.3
25-34 984 275 29.1 25.9-32.4 280 30.4 27.2-33.8 429 40.6 37.2-44.0
35-44 1,438 375 26.7 24.2-29.3 373 27.0 24.5-29.8 690 46.3 43.4-49.2
45-54 1,617 380 23.9 21.6-26.3 357 23.1 20.8-25.5 880 53.0 50.3-55.8
55-64 1,564 282 17.9 15.9-20.1 320 21.4 19.2-23.8 962 60.7 58.0-63.3
65+ 1,977 267 12.9 11.4-14.6 251 13.1 11.5-14.8 1,459 74.0 71.8-76.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,067 111 13.4 10.5-16.9 139 14.8 11.8-18.3 817 71.8 67.7-75.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,538 478 22.5 20.3-24.8 501 23.4 21.3-25.7 1,559 54.1 51.6-56.6
Some Post-H.S. 2,026 454 26.4 23.9-29.0 482 27.5 25.0-30.1 1,090 46.2 43.5-48.9
College Graduate 2,388 695 30.8 28.6-33.0 578 26.4 24.3-28.5 1,115 42.9 40.6-45.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 971 104 14.4 10.9-18.7 125 16.3 12.7-20.8 742 69.3 64.3-73.8
$15,000- $24,999 1,258 205 20.5 17.5-23.8 255 21.7 18.8-24.9 798 57.8 54.1-61.4
$25,000- $34,999 929 206 23.9 20.5-27.7 189 23.3 20.0-27.0 534 52.8 48.7-56.8
$35,000- $49,999 1,203 270 24.5 21.6-27.7 286 27.8 24.7-31.2 647 47.7 44.4-51.0
$50,000+ 2,633 776 31.0 28.9-33.1 688 28.9 26.8-31.0 1,169 40.2 38.1-42.3
Health District**
Appalachia I 506 109 23.4 19.1-28.2 102 24.3 19.8-29.5 295 52.3 47.0-57.5
Appalachia II 908 219 28.6 24.8-32.7 201 25.5 22.1-29.3 488 45.9 41.9-50.0
Appalachia III 674 126 20.3 16.7-24.5 134 24.3 20.3-28.8 414 55.4 50.7-60.0
Catawba 518 110 23.5 19.3-28.3 116 23.8 19.7-28.6 292 52.6 47.4-57.8
Edisto Savannah 594 120 25.0 20.1-30.8 136 25.0 20.7-29.9 338 49.9 44.5-55.4
Low Country 426 106 24.4 19.6-29.8 83 23.1 17.5-29.9 237 52.5 46.2-58.7
Palmetto 1,218 291 28.1 24.9-31.6 264 23.2 20.3-26.4 663 48.6 45.1-52.1
Pee Dee 660 116 21.4 17.4-26.1 138 25.9 21.7-30.6 406 52.6 47.8-57.5
Trident 950 223 24.7 21.4-28.3 212 25.4 22.0-29.1 515 49.9 45.9-53.8
Upper Savannah 444 82 21.7 17.3-26.8 83 22.7 18.0-28.2 279 55.6 49.9-61.1
Waccamaw 638 148 27.1 22.7-31.9 118 20.1 16.3-24.5 372 52.8 47.9-57.6
Wateree 400 67 18.9 14.4-24.2 96 27.9 22.6-34.0 237 53.2 47.2-59.2
Region***
Region I 950 191 22.6 19.5-26.0 185 23.6 20.2-27.3 574 53.9 50.0-57.7
Region II 1,582 345 25.1 22.4-28.1 335 25.0 22.3-27.9 902 49.9 46.8-53.0
Region III 1,736 401 26.7 24.1-29.5 380 23.4 21.0-26.0 955 49.8 46.9-52.7
Region IV 1,060 183 20.5 17.4-24.0 234 26.7 23.3-30.3 643 52.9 49.1-56.6
Region V 594 120 25.0 20.1-30.8 136 25.0 20.7-29.9 338 49.9 44.5-55.4
Region VI 638 148 27.1 22.7-31.9 118 20.1 16.3-24.5 372 52.8 47.9-57.6
Region VII 950 223 24.7 21.4-28.3 212 25.4 22.0-29.1 515 49.9 45.9-53.8
Region VIII 426 106 24.4 19.6-29.8 83 23.1 17.5-29.9 237 52.5 46.2-58.7

*Data in this table was derived from the Physical Activity questions.

#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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