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BRFSS Survey Results 2007 for South Carolina

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Physical Activity

Now thinking about moderate physical activities you do in a usual week,
do you do moderate activities for at least 10 minutes at a time,
such as brisk walking, bicycling, vacuuming, gardening,
or anything else that causes some increase in breat hing or heart rate?

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  Total #
Respondents
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 10,081 8,397 84.4 83.4-85.4 1,684 15.6 14.6-16.6
GENDER
Male 3,797 3,202 84.3 82.5-85.9 595 15.7 14.1-17.5
Female 6,284 5,195 84.6 83.4-85.8 1,089 15.4 14.2-16.6
RACE
White 7,447 6,378 87.2 86.2-88.2 1,069 12.8 11.8-13.8
African American 1,958 1,485 77.5 74.7-80.1 473 22.5 19.9-25.3
Other 467 386 84.8 79.1-89.1 81 15.2 10.9-20.9
HISPANIC
Yes 154 131 88.9 79.7-94.2 23 11.1 5.8-20.3
No 9,765 8,157 84.5 83.4-85.5 1,608 15.5 14.5-16.6
AGE
18-24 345 294 86.7 81.6-90.6 51 13.3 9.4-18.4
25-34 899 808 88.8 85.7-91.3 91 11.2 8.7-14.3
35-44 1,528 1,344 88.0 85.5-90.1 184 12.0 9.9-14.5
45-54 2,113 1,784 83.5 81.3-85.5 329 16.5 14.5-18.7
55-64 2,216 1,850 82.0 79.8-84.0 366 18.0 16.0-20.2
65+ 2,980 2,317 77.1 75.2-79.0 663 22.9 21.0-24.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,272 910 73.5 69.7-76.9 362 26.5 23.1-30.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,019 2,366 79.6 77.5-81.7 653 20.4 18.3-22.5
Some Post-H.S. 2,545 2,211 88.0 86.1-89.8 334 12.0 10.2-13.9
College Graduate 3,216 2,892 90.7 89.2-92.1 324 9.3 7.9-10.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 980 701 71.9 67.3-76.0 279 28.1 24.0-32.7
$15,000- $24,999 1,429 1,104 77.5 73.8-80.9 325 22.5 19.1-26.2
$25,000- $34,999 1,128 907 81.4 78.0-84.3 221 18.6 15.7-22.0
$35,000- $49,999 1,444 1,234 87.3 84.8-89.3 210 12.7 10.7-15.2
$50,000+ 3,702 3,387 91.0 89.6-92.2 315 9.0 7.8-10.4
Health District**
Appalachia I 725 606 84.5 80.5-87.8 119 15.5 12.2-19.5
Appalachia II 687 574 84.9 81.0-88.2 113 15.1 11.8-19.0
Appalachia III 514 404 82.4 77.8-86.2 110 17.6 13.8-22.2
Catawba 416 357 89.4 85.7-92.2 59 10.6 7.8-14.3
Edisto Savannah 1,262 1,049 83.0 79.9-85.8 213 17.0 14.2-20.1
Low Country 1,193 1,031 85.5 82.1-88.3 162 14.5 11.7-17.9
Palmetto 831 687 83.8 80.1-86.9 144 16.2 13.1-19.9
Pee Dee 782 620 81.0 77.4-84.1 162 19.0 15.9-22.6
Trident 1,218 1,041 86.7 84.1-89.0 177 13.3 11.0-15.9
Upper Savannah 602 501 85.2 81.4-88.4 101 14.8 11.6-18.6
Waccamaw 1,234 1,039 85.9 83.2-88.2 195 14.1 11.8-16.8
Wateree 498 404 82.6 77.8-86.5 94 17.4 13.5-22.2
Region***
Region I 1,327 1,107 84.8 82.1-87.2 220 15.2 12.8-17.9
Region II 1,201 978 83.8 80.9-86.4 223 16.2 13.6-19.1
Region III 1,247 1,044 85.6 82.8-87.9 203 14.4 12.1-17.2
Region IV 1,280 1,024 81.6 78.8-84.1 256 18.4 15.9-21.2
Region V 1,262 1,049 83.0 79.9-85.8 213 17.0 14.2-20.1
Region VI 1,234 1,039 85.9 83.2-88.2 195 14.1 11.8-16.8
Region VII 1,218 1,041 86.7 84.1-89.0 177 13.3 11.0-15.9
Region VIII 1,193 1,031 85.5 82.1-88.3 162 14.5 11.7-17.9

#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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