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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 vigorous 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 3,540 790 21.9 20.3-23.6 821 23.7 21.9-25.5 1,215 33.6 31.7-35.6 445 12.9 11.5-14.3 269 7.9 6.8- 9.2
GENDER
Male 1,760 406 22.4 20.1-24.8 404 23.6 21.1-26.2 572 31.5 28.8-34.2 226 13.2 11.3-15.4 152 9.3 7.8-11.2
Female 1,780 384 21.2 19.0-23.6 417 23.8 21.4-26.3 643 36.7 34.1-39.5 219 12.3 10.6-14.3 117 5.9 4.7- 7.4
RACE
White 2,764 599 21.0 19.3-22.9 645 24.2 22.3-26.2 964 34.2 32.1-36.3 365 13.4 11.9-15.0 191 7.2 6.1- 8.6
African American 665 168 24.9 21.0-29.3 154 22.1 18.3-26.5 209 32.4 27.9-37.4 66 10.3 7.6-13.8 68 10.2 7.6-13.6
Other 91 18 17.3 10.4-27.4 19 24.9 14.8-38.6 35 31.6 21.6-43.7 11 20.1 10.2-35.7 8 6.1 2.8-12.8
HISPANIC
Yes 51 14 28.7 16.3-45.3 11 26.9 13.9-45.5 12 22.5 12.1-38.0 9 14.8 7.0-28.6 5 7.1 2.6-17.7
No 3,462 765 21.7 20.0-23.4 808 23.6 21.8-25.4 1,193 33.9 32.0-35.9 435 12.9 11.5-14.4 261 8.0 6.9- 9.2
AGE
18-24 256 36 13.9 9.9-19.1 66 26.7 21.0-33.4 92 34.4 28.2-41.3 38 15.2 10.9-20.9 24 9.7 6.4-14.5
25-34 559 129 24.4 20.4-28.7 130 22.1 18.6-26.1 188 32.0 27.9-36.4 71 13.5 10.5-17.2 41 8.0 5.8-11.0
35-44 752 170 23.5 20.2-27.2 181 23.3 20.2-26.9 263 34.9 31.2-38.8 94 11.7 9.5-14.4 44 6.6 4.7- 9.1
45-54 758 177 24.0 20.7-27.6 167 22.6 19.4-26.2 282 37.1 33.4-41.1 86 10.9 8.7-13.6 46 5.4 3.9- 7.3
55-64 621 174 28.5 24.7-32.6 134 22.7 19.2-26.7 188 28.7 25.0-32.6 68 11.1 8.6-14.3 57 9.0 6.7-11.9
65+ 566 102 18.2 14.9-22.1 139 25.2 21.4-29.3 195 33.9 29.8-38.3 85 14.8 11.9-18.2 45 7.9 5.8-10.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 270 53 16.6 12.0-22.4 79 29.5 21.9-38.5 66 30.3 22.7-39.2 30 9.2 5.8-14.3 42 14.4 9.8-20.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,010 251 25.3 22.0-28.9 223 21.8 18.8-25.2 328 32.3 28.7-36.2 117 10.9 8.6-13.7 91 9.6 7.5-12.3
Some Post-H.S. 960 231 22.3 19.3-25.7 230 25.1 21.7-28.7 317 30.7 27.2-34.4 117 14.4 11.6-17.7 65 7.6 5.6-10.1
College Graduate 1,295 254 19.5 17.1-22.1 287 22.7 20.1-25.6 503 38.5 35.5-41.6 181 14.2 12.1-16.6 70 5.1 3.9- 6.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 248 50 16.9 11.9-23.5 70 29.7 21.0-40.2 72 34.0 25.2-44.2 28 12.3 7.1-20.4 28 7.0 4.5-10.8
$15,000- $24,999 477 105 20.8 16.4-25.9 133 26.0 21.4-31.2 126 28.1 23.0-33.8 58 12.6 9.3-16.9 55 12.5 9.1-17.0
$25,000- $34,999 411 95 24.7 19.8-30.3 88 21.4 16.9-26.7 133 30.9 25.6-36.7 58 13.1 9.3-18.2 37 9.9 7.0-13.9
$35,000- $49,999 562 125 24.4 20.1-29.4 143 24.6 20.7-29.1 183 31.1 26.7-35.8 71 12.5 9.3-16.6 40 7.3 5.1-10.5
$50,000+ 1,478 332 21.8 19.5-24.3 319 23.5 21.0-26.3 566 36.3 33.5-39.1 183 12.9 10.9-15.1 78 5.5 4.2- 7.2
Health District**
Appalachia I 214 45 22.7 16.5-30.4 46 23.1 16.6-31.1 77 36.0 28.7-44.1 31 11.3 7.7-16.3 15 6.9 3.8-12.4
Appalachia II 432 94 22.1 17.8-27.2 100 22.1 17.7-27.1 159 37.1 31.5-43.1 58 13.4 10.0-17.8 21 5.2 3.1- 8.7
Appalachia III 265 42 14.3 10.4-19.5 81 35.3 28.2-43.1 98 33.2 26.8-40.4 32 13.7 9.1-20.2 12 3.4 1.8- 6.2
Catawba 239 63 27.5 21.2-34.9 47 19.5 14.4-25.9 76 32.1 25.4-39.5 32 14.0 9.6-20.0 21 6.9 4.4-10.8
Edisto Savannah 266 67 23.0 17.1-30.2 65 23.9 18.1-31.0 79 32.8 25.0-41.8 31 9.4 6.3-13.9 24 10.8 6.8-16.7
Low Country 196 38 22.1 15.4-30.7 43 23.3 14.7-34.8 66 31.0 23.2-40.0 28 14.2 9.1-21.5 21 9.4 5.7-15.2
Palmetto 567 123 19.3 15.8-23.3 126 22.1 17.9-26.8 197 33.2 28.7-38.0 82 17.1 13.3-21.7 39 8.4 5.7-12.3
Pee Dee 263 61 24.6 18.4-32.0 66 23.7 18.2-30.3 76 30.2 23.7-37.6 33 11.0 6.8-17.4 27 10.5 6.6-16.3
Trident 442 104 22.7 18.5-27.6 95 23.4 18.7-28.9 163 36.8 31.5-42.5 45 10.4 7.1-15.1 35 6.6 4.4- 9.7
Upper Savannah 169 40 22.1 15.7-30.2 40 26.0 18.5-35.2 52 28.8 21.6-37.4 19 10.4 6.2-16.9 18 12.7 7.6-20.5
Waccamaw 276 58 19.5 14.2-26.1 57 19.5 14.4-25.8 109 36.9 30.2-44.2 34 15.8 10.2-23.5 18 8.4 4.6-14.6
Wateree 165 48 30.7 22.4-40.4 44 25.6 18.5-34.3 46 28.9 21.1-38.2 17 9.2 5.3-15.5 10 5.7 2.9-10.7
Region***
Region I 383 85 22.4 17.8-27.8 86 24.4 19.3-30.3 129 32.7 27.4-38.5 50 10.9 8.0-14.7 33 9.6 6.5-14.0
Region II 697 136 19.2 16.0-22.9 181 27.0 23.0-31.3 257 35.7 31.3-40.3 90 13.5 10.6-17.0 33 4.6 3.0- 6.8
Region III 806 186 21.7 18.5-25.3 173 21.3 18.0-25.1 273 32.8 29.1-36.9 114 16.2 13.1-19.8 60 8.0 5.8-10.8
Region IV 428 109 26.8 21.7-32.7 110 24.4 19.9-29.5 122 29.7 24.6-35.4 50 10.3 7.1-14.8 37 8.7 5.9-12.7
Region V 266 67 23.0 17.1-30.2 65 23.9 18.1-31.0 79 32.8 25.0-41.8 31 9.4 6.3-13.9 24 10.8 6.8-16.7
Region VI 276 58 19.5 14.2-26.1 57 19.5 14.4-25.8 109 36.9 30.2-44.2 34 15.8 10.2-23.5 18 8.4 4.6-14.6
Region VII 442 104 22.7 18.5-27.6 95 23.4 18.7-28.9 163 36.8 31.5-42.5 45 10.4 7.1-15.1 35 6.6 4.4- 9.7
Region VIII 196 38 22.1 15.4-30.7 43 23.3 14.7-34.8 66 31.0 23.2-40.0 28 14.2 9.1-21.5 21 9.4 5.7-15.2

*This question was asked only of respondents who reported that
they do vigorous 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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