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BRFSS Survey Results 2008 for South Carolina

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Exercise

No leisure time physical activity or exercise during the past 30 days other than the respondents regular job.*

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  Total #
Respondents
Had PA or exercise No PA or exercise
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 10,185 7,149 72.8 71.3-74.3 3,036 27.2 25.7-28.7
GENDER
Male 3,708 2,796 76.7 74.2-79.0 912 23.3 21.0-25.8
Female 6,477 4,353 69.2 67.3-71.1 2,124 30.8 28.9-32.7
RACE
White 6,668 4,890 75.6 73.9-77.2 1,778 24.4 22.8-26.1
African American 2,712 1,752 67.9 64.5-71.1 960 32.1 28.9-35.5
Other 487 328 67.6 59.4-74.9 159 32.4 25.1-40.6
HISPANIC
Yes 178 122 68.1 55.2-78.7 56 31.9 21.3-44.8
No 9,743 6,882 73.1 71.6-74.6 2,861 26.9 25.4-28.4
AGE
18-24 321 250 81.0 74.0-86.5 71 19.0 13.5-26.0
25-34 858 648 74.3 69.5-78.5 210 25.7 21.5-30.5
35-44 1,379 980 73.1 69.6-76.4 399 26.9 23.6-30.4
45-54 2,038 1,432 71.8 68.8-74.7 606 28.2 25.3-31.2
55-64 2,281 1,585 71.6 68.6-74.3 696 28.4 25.7-31.4
65+ 3,308 2,254 68.1 65.7-70.4 1,054 31.9 29.6-34.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,391 734 55.0 50.3-59.7 657 45.0 40.3-49.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,418 2,220 65.5 62.6-68.3 1,198 34.5 31.7-37.4
Some Post-H.S. 2,463 1,777 74.9 71.7-77.8 686 25.1 22.2-28.3
College Graduate 2,892 2,406 85.7 83.7-87.5 486 14.3 12.5-16.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,230 681 57.2 52.3-61.9 549 42.8 38.1-47.7
$15,000- $24,999 1,665 999 59.1 54.4-63.6 666 40.9 36.4-45.6
$25,000- $34,999 1,094 748 68.4 63.0-73.3 346 31.6 26.7-37.0
$35,000- $49,999 1,312 964 72.4 68.1-76.4 348 27.6 23.6-31.9
$50,000+ 3,286 2,683 83.2 81.3-85.0 603 16.8 15.0-18.7
Health District**
Appalachia I 420 307 75.5 70.0-80.2 113 24.5 19.8-30.0
Appalachia II 686 489 75.0 70.2-79.3 197 25.0 20.7-29.8
Appalachia III 565 384 67.8 60.4-74.4 181 32.2 25.6-39.6
Catawba 262 183 69.5 61.7-76.3 79 30.5 23.7-38.3
Edisto Savannah 1,245 838 70.5 66.8-73.8 407 29.5 26.2-33.2
Low Country 1,217 900 75.0 71.1-78.5 317 25.0 21.5-28.9
Palmetto 1,074 762 74.8 70.1-78.9 312 25.2 21.1-29.9
Pee Dee 676 428 68.5 63.5-73.1 248 31.5 26.9-36.5
Trident 1,195 861 76.0 71.6-79.8 334 24.0 20.2-28.4
Upper Savannah 926 634 72.2 67.2-76.8 292 27.8 23.2-32.8
Waccamaw 1,245 906 73.6 69.6-77.2 339 26.4 22.8-30.4
Wateree 557 375 71.0 64.2-76.9 182 29.0 23.1-35.8
Region***
Region I 1,346 941 74.0 70.3-77.3 405 26.0 22.7-29.7
Region II 1,251 873 72.0 67.9-75.9 378 28.0 24.1-32.1
Region III 1,336 945 73.0 69.0-76.7 391 27.0 23.3-31.0
Region IV 1,233 803 69.5 65.5-73.2 430 30.5 26.8-34.5
Region V 1,245 838 70.5 66.8-73.8 407 29.5 26.2-33.2
Region VI 1,245 906 73.6 69.6-77.2 339 26.4 22.8-30.4
Region VII 1,195 861 76.0 71.6-79.8 334 24.0 20.2-28.4
Region VIII 1,217 900 75.0 71.1-78.5 317 25.0 21.5-28.9

*Data in this table was derived from the Exercise questions.

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50 and confidence intervals with width greater than 20. 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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