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BRFSS Survey Results 2007 for South Carolina

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Physical Activity

Physical Activity Recommendation Status*

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  Total #
Respondents
Meets Recommendations Meets Some Recommendations Physically Inactive
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 9,451 4,182 46.5 45.1-48.0 3,771 39.6 38.2-41.0 1,498 13.9 13.0-14.9
GENDER
Male 3,597 1,752 51.5 49.1-53.8 1,354 35.5 33.3-37.8 491 13.1 11.6-14.7
Female 5,854 2,430 42.0 40.3-43.8 2,417 43.3 41.6-45.1 1,007 14.7 13.5-15.9
RACE
White 7,018 3,301 48.3 46.6-49.9 2,748 39.9 38.3-41.5 969 11.8 10.9-12.9
African American 1,828 626 40.0 36.7-43.4 799 41.4 38.2-44.7 403 18.6 16.3-21.1
Other 438 198 54.6 47.6-61.3 170 31.6 26.0-37.9 70 13.8 9.6-19.4
HISPANIC
Yes 143 59 52.3 40.8-63.6 65 37.6 27.6-48.8 19 10.0 4.8-19.7
No 9,182 4,085 46.5 45.0-48.0 3,668 39.7 38.3-41.2 1,429 13.8 12.8-14.8
AGE
18-24 329 173 52.9 46.1-59.6 120 36.3 30.1-42.9 36 10.8 7.2-16.0
25-34 872 440 51.4 47.2-55.6 365 41.2 37.1-45.4 67 7.4 5.5-10.0
35-44 1,464 680 49.8 46.5-53.1 634 40.5 37.4-43.6 150 9.8 7.9-12.0
45-54 2,017 892 44.1 41.5-46.8 842 40.9 38.3-43.6 283 14.9 13.0-17.1
55-64 2,077 929 43.6 40.9-46.3 815 38.7 36.1-41.3 333 17.7 15.7-20.0
65+ 2,692 1,068 38.3 36.1-40.6 995 37.7 35.4-40.1 629 24.0 22.0-26.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,122 366 37.4 32.8-42.2 424 36.8 32.6-41.3 332 25.8 22.3-29.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,807 1,140 44.3 41.5-47.0 1,108 38.2 35.6-40.9 559 17.5 15.7-19.5
Some Post-H.S. 2,408 1,073 46.4 43.5-49.3 1,028 42.2 39.4-45.0 307 11.4 9.7-13.4
College Graduate 3,091 1,597 52.5 50.0-54.9 1,204 39.7 37.3-42.1 290 7.8 6.6- 9.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 896 276 33.2 28.4-38.3 368 41.9 37.1-46.8 252 25.0 21.4-28.9
$15,000- $24,999 1,330 524 41.2 37.0-45.5 515 38.4 34.4-42.5 291 20.4 17.3-24.0
$25,000- $34,999 1,075 436 43.0 38.8-47.4 444 41.1 36.9-45.4 195 15.9 13.2-19.0
$35,000- $49,999 1,376 665 51.3 47.4-55.2 527 37.8 34.2-41.7 184 10.9 9.0-13.1
$50,000+ 3,575 1,835 51.4 49.1-53.6 1,471 40.9 38.8-43.1 269 7.7 6.6- 9.0
Health District**
Appalachia I 693 312 45.4 40.3-50.5 276 41.9 36.9-47.2 105 12.7 10.0-16.0
Appalachia II 644 286 47.7 42.7-52.7 255 39.1 34.4-43.9 103 13.2 10.3-16.9
Appalachia III 485 198 47.8 41.7-53.9 181 34.8 29.4-40.7 106 17.4 13.5-22.1
Catawba 393 182 47.4 41.3-53.6 155 41.8 35.9-48.0 56 10.8 7.8-14.6
Edisto Savannah 1,174 485 43.9 40.2-47.7 503 41.1 37.5-44.7 186 15.0 12.5-18.0
Low Country 1,137 584 48.8 44.6-53.1 412 39.2 35.0-43.5 141 11.9 9.4-15.0
Palmetto 794 344 46.3 41.9-50.8 326 40.4 36.1-44.9 124 13.3 10.6-16.5
Pee Dee 715 272 40.2 35.7-44.9 302 43.2 38.7-47.9 141 16.5 13.7-19.9
Trident 1,145 538 49.9 46.1-53.7 444 37.5 34.0-41.1 163 12.7 10.4-15.4
Upper Savannah 569 251 45.3 40.0-50.8 230 42.1 36.7-47.7 88 12.6 9.7-16.1
Waccamaw 1,143 508 47.8 43.9-51.8 468 39.8 36.1-43.6 167 12.4 10.2-15.0
Wateree 462 179 43.4 37.4-49.5 194 38.3 32.8-44.1 89 18.4 14.2-23.3
Region***
Region I 1,262 563 45.4 41.7-49.1 506 42.0 38.3-45.8 193 12.6 10.6-15.0
Region II 1,129 484 47.7 43.9-51.6 436 37.2 33.6-40.9 209 15.1 12.6-17.9
Region III 1,187 526 46.7 43.1-50.3 481 40.9 37.3-44.5 180 12.5 10.4-15.0
Region IV 1,177 451 41.5 37.9-45.2 496 41.2 37.7-44.9 230 17.3 14.8-20.0
Region V 1,174 485 43.9 40.2-47.7 503 41.1 37.5-44.7 186 15.0 12.5-18.0
Region VI 1,143 508 47.8 43.9-51.8 468 39.8 36.1-43.6 167 12.4 10.2-15.0
Region VII 1,145 538 49.9 46.1-53.7 444 37.5 34.0-41.1 163 12.7 10.4-15.4
Region VIII 1,137 584 48.8 44.6-53.1 412 39.2 35.0-43.5 141 11.9 9.4-15.0

*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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