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BRFSS Survey Results 2007 for South Carolina

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Physical Activity

Risk factor for moderate physical activity.
(Defined as 30 or more minutes per day for 5 or more days per week,
or vigorous activity for 20 or more minutes per day on 3 or more days.)*

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  Total #
Respondents
Participate Do not Participate
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 9,451 4,182 46.5 45.1-48.0 5,269 53.5 52.0-54.9
GENDER
Male 3,597 1,752 51.5 49.1-53.8 1,845 48.5 46.2-50.9
Female 5,854 2,430 42.0 40.3-43.8 3,424 58.0 56.2-59.7
RACE
White 7,018 3,301 48.3 46.6-49.9 3,717 51.7 50.1-53.4
African American 1,828 626 40.0 36.7-43.4 1,202 60.0 56.6-63.3
Other 438 198 54.6 47.6-61.3 240 45.4 38.7-52.4
HISPANIC
Yes 143 59 52.3 40.8-63.6 84 47.7 36.4-59.2
No 9,182 4,085 46.5 45.0-48.0 5,097 53.5 52.0-55.0
AGE
18-24 329 173 52.9 46.1-59.6 156 47.1 40.4-53.9
25-34 872 440 51.4 47.2-55.6 432 48.6 44.4-52.8
35-44 1,464 680 49.8 46.5-53.1 784 50.2 46.9-53.5
45-54 2,017 892 44.1 41.5-46.8 1,125 55.9 53.2-58.5
55-64 2,077 929 43.6 40.9-46.3 1,148 56.4 53.7-59.1
65+ 2,692 1,068 38.3 36.1-40.6 1,624 61.7 59.4-63.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,122 366 37.4 32.8-42.2 756 62.6 57.8-67.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,807 1,140 44.3 41.5-47.0 1,667 55.7 53.0-58.5
Some Post-H.S. 2,408 1,073 46.4 43.5-49.3 1,335 53.6 50.7-56.5
College Graduate 3,091 1,597 52.5 50.0-54.9 1,494 47.5 45.1-50.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 896 276 33.2 28.4-38.3 620 66.8 61.7-71.6
$15,000- $24,999 1,330 524 41.2 37.0-45.5 806 58.8 54.5-63.0
$25,000- $34,999 1,075 436 43.0 38.8-47.4 639 57.0 52.6-61.2
$35,000- $49,999 1,376 665 51.3 47.4-55.2 711 48.7 44.8-52.6
$50,000+ 3,575 1,835 51.4 49.1-53.6 1,740 48.6 46.4-50.9
Health District**
Appalachia I 693 312 45.4 40.3-50.5 381 54.6 49.5-59.7
Appalachia II 644 286 47.7 42.7-52.7 358 52.3 47.3-57.3
Appalachia III 485 198 47.8 41.7-53.9 287 52.2 46.1-58.3
Catawba 393 182 47.4 41.3-53.6 211 52.6 46.4-58.7
Edisto Savannah 1,174 485 43.9 40.2-47.7 689 56.1 52.3-59.8
Low Country 1,137 584 48.8 44.6-53.1 553 51.2 46.9-55.4
Palmetto 794 344 46.3 41.9-50.8 450 53.7 49.2-58.1
Pee Dee 715 272 40.2 35.7-44.9 443 59.8 55.1-64.3
Trident 1,145 538 49.9 46.1-53.7 607 50.1 46.3-53.9
Upper Savannah 569 251 45.3 40.0-50.8 318 54.7 49.2-60.0
Waccamaw 1,143 508 47.8 43.9-51.8 635 52.2 48.2-56.1
Wateree 462 179 43.4 37.4-49.5 283 56.6 50.5-62.6
Region***
Region I 1,262 563 45.4 41.7-49.1 699 54.6 50.9-58.3
Region II 1,129 484 47.7 43.9-51.6 645 52.3 48.4-56.1
Region III 1,187 526 46.7 43.1-50.3 661 53.3 49.7-56.9
Region IV 1,177 451 41.5 37.9-45.2 726 58.5 54.8-62.1
Region V 1,174 485 43.9 40.2-47.7 689 56.1 52.3-59.8
Region VI 1,143 508 47.8 43.9-51.8 635 52.2 48.2-56.1
Region VII 1,145 538 49.9 46.1-53.7 607 50.1 46.3-53.9
Region VIII 1,137 584 48.8 44.6-53.1 553 51.2 46.9-55.4

*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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