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BRFSS Survey Results 2007 for South Carolina

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Physical Activity

Risk factor for vigorous physical activity.
(Defined as 20 or more minutes per day at least 3 or more times per week.)*

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  Total #
Respondents
Participate Do not Participate
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 9,808 2,133 25.4 24.1-26.8 7,675 74.6 73.2-75.9
GENDER
Male 3,681 996 31.3 29.0-33.6 2,685 68.7 66.4-71.0
Female 6,127 1,137 20.2 18.8-21.6 4,990 79.8 78.4-81.2
RACE
White 7,261 1,678 26.0 24.5-27.5 5,583 74.0 72.5-75.5
African American 1,903 333 22.9 20.0-26.0 1,570 77.1 74.0-80.0
Other 447 99 31.0 24.6-38.3 348 69.0 61.7-75.4
HISPANIC
Yes 144 35 32.8 22.5-45.1 109 67.2 54.9-77.5
No 9,511 2,082 25.4 24.0-26.7 7,429 74.6 73.3-76.0
AGE
18-24 331 121 36.6 30.3-43.4 210 63.4 56.6-69.7
25-34 878 264 30.9 27.1-35.0 614 69.1 65.0-72.9
35-44 1,487 389 29.6 26.6-32.8 1,098 70.4 67.2-73.4
45-54 2,068 470 23.8 21.5-26.1 1,598 76.2 73.9-78.5
55-64 2,155 450 20.5 18.3-22.7 1,705 79.5 77.3-81.7
65+ 2,889 439 14.4 12.9-16.1 2,450 85.6 83.9-87.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,212 158 17.5 13.9-21.8 1,054 82.5 78.2-86.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,930 530 22.2 19.9-24.8 2,400 77.8 75.2-80.1
Some Post-H.S. 2,483 554 26.1 23.5-28.8 1,929 73.9 71.2-76.5
College Graduate 3,155 888 31.3 29.0-33.6 2,267 68.7 66.4-71.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 947 97 14.2 10.3-19.2 850 85.8 80.8-89.7
$15,000- $24,999 1,382 237 20.8 17.2-25.0 1,145 79.2 75.0-82.8
$25,000- $34,999 1,109 208 21.5 18.0-25.4 901 78.5 74.6-82.0
$35,000- $49,999 1,403 333 26.2 22.9-29.7 1,070 73.8 70.3-77.1
$50,000+ 3,636 1,058 31.8 29.7-33.9 2,578 68.2 66.1-70.3
Health District**
Appalachia I 716 167 24.8 20.7-29.4 549 75.2 70.6-79.3
Appalachia II 669 147 24.8 20.7-29.5 522 75.2 70.5-79.3
Appalachia III 501 94 25.9 20.5-32.2 407 74.1 67.8-79.5
Catawba 403 84 24.0 18.8-30.2 319 76.0 69.8-81.2
Edisto Savannah 1,218 251 25.0 21.7-28.6 967 75.0 71.4-78.3
Low Country 1,169 302 27.2 23.5-31.2 867 72.8 68.8-76.5
Palmetto 810 201 27.7 23.9-31.8 609 72.3 68.2-76.1
Pee Dee 756 128 19.3 15.9-23.4 628 80.7 76.6-84.1
Trident 1,192 281 28.6 25.1-32.4 911 71.4 67.6-74.9
Upper Savannah 584 123 23.9 19.5-28.9 461 76.1 71.1-80.5
Waccamaw 1,199 242 24.6 21.2-28.3 957 75.4 71.7-78.8
Wateree 483 92 24.3 19.1-30.3 391 75.7 69.7-80.9
Region***
Region I 1,300 290 24.4 21.4-27.8 1,010 75.6 72.2-78.6
Region II 1,170 241 25.3 21.9-29.0 929 74.7 71.0-78.1
Region III 1,213 285 26.5 23.4-29.9 928 73.5 70.1-76.6
Region IV 1,239 220 21.3 18.3-24.6 1,019 78.7 75.4-81.7
Region V 1,218 251 25.0 21.7-28.6 967 75.0 71.4-78.3
Region VI 1,199 242 24.6 21.2-28.3 957 75.4 71.7-78.8
Region VII 1,192 281 28.6 25.1-32.4 911 71.4 67.6-74.9
Region VIII 1,169 302 27.2 23.5-31.2 867 72.8 68.8-76.5

*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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