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BRFSS Survey Results 2007 for South Carolina

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Physical Activity

Now thinking about vigorous physical activities you do in a usual week,
do you do vigorous activities for at least 10 minutes at a time,
such as running, aerobics, heavy yard work, or anything else
that causes large increases in breathing or h eart rate?

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  Total #
Respondents
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 10,026 4,416 50.4 49.0-51.8 5,610 49.6 48.2-51.0
GENDER
Male 3,774 2,057 61.0 58.7-63.2 1,717 39.0 36.8-41.3
Female 6,252 2,359 40.8 39.1-42.5 3,893 59.2 57.5-60.9
RACE
White 7,414 3,377 51.6 50.1-53.2 4,037 48.4 46.8-49.9
African American 1,937 757 46.8 43.5-50.2 1,180 53.2 49.8-56.5
Other 467 227 54.6 47.8-61.2 240 45.4 38.8-52.2
HISPANIC
Yes 155 75 53.5 42.2-64.5 80 46.5 35.5-57.8
No 9,709 4,299 50.5 49.1-52.0 5,410 49.5 48.0-50.9
AGE
18-24 342 197 59.9 53.2-66.3 145 40.1 33.7-46.8
25-34 890 511 60.8 56.7-64.8 379 39.2 35.2-43.3
35-44 1,517 841 57.8 54.6-61.0 676 42.2 39.0-45.4
45-54 2,099 1,028 50.7 48.0-53.4 1,071 49.3 46.6-52.0
55-64 2,197 923 42.8 40.2-45.4 1,274 57.2 54.6-59.8
65+ 2,981 916 30.9 28.9-33.1 2,065 69.1 66.9-71.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,264 386 37.3 33.0-41.9 878 62.7 58.1-67.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,003 1,193 47.1 44.4-49.8 1,810 52.9 50.2-55.6
Some Post-H.S. 2,529 1,110 50.9 48.1-53.7 1,419 49.1 46.3-51.9
College Graduate 3,201 1,721 58.9 56.5-61.2 1,480 41.1 38.8-43.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 970 252 33.6 28.6-38.9 718 66.4 61.1-71.4
$15,000- $24,999 1,415 504 40.1 36.0-44.3 911 59.9 55.7-64.0
$25,000- $34,999 1,126 459 46.4 42.2-50.7 667 53.6 49.3-57.8
$35,000- $49,999 1,431 664 53.2 49.4-57.0 767 46.8 43.0-50.6
$50,000+ 3,688 2,065 60.2 58.1-62.3 1,623 39.8 37.7-41.9
Health District**
Appalachia I 724 326 49.0 44.0-54.1 398 51.0 45.9-56.0
Appalachia II 686 314 49.5 44.7-54.4 372 50.5 45.6-55.3
Appalachia III 513 193 50.1 44.3-56.0 320 49.9 44.0-55.7
Catawba 414 188 48.4 42.4-54.5 226 51.6 45.5-57.6
Edisto Savannah 1,245 515 46.7 43.1-50.4 730 53.3 49.6-56.9
Low Country 1,186 591 54.8 50.6-59.0 595 45.2 41.0-49.4
Palmetto 829 409 55.1 50.7-59.3 420 44.9 40.7-49.3
Pee Dee 778 303 43.1 38.7-47.5 475 56.9 52.5-61.3
Trident 1,215 592 55.2 51.6-58.8 623 44.8 41.2-48.4
Upper Savannah 598 241 48.7 43.3-54.0 357 51.3 46.0-56.7
Waccamaw 1,227 507 49.2 45.4-53.0 720 50.8 47.0-54.6
Wateree 495 190 44.6 38.1-51.3 305 55.4 48.7-61.9
Region***
Region I 1,322 567 48.9 45.2-52.5 755 51.1 47.5-54.8
Region II 1,199 507 49.8 46.0-53.6 692 50.2 46.4-54.0
Region III 1,243 597 52.9 49.4-56.4 646 47.1 43.6-50.6
Region IV 1,273 493 43.7 39.9-47.5 780 56.3 52.5-60.1
Region V 1,245 515 46.7 43.1-50.4 730 53.3 49.6-56.9
Region VI 1,227 507 49.2 45.4-53.0 720 50.8 47.0-54.6
Region VII 1,215 592 55.2 51.6-58.8 623 44.8 41.2-48.4
Region VIII 1,186 591 54.8 50.6-59.0 595 45.2 41.0-49.4

#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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