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BRFSS Survey Results 2009 for South Carolina

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Physical Activity

Adults that have reported participating in physical activity or exercise*

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  Total #
Respondents
Exercise Do not Exercise
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 9,466 8,373 91.1 90.2-91.9 1,093 8.9 8.1- 9.8
GENDER
Male 3,613 3,284 92.6 91.2-93.8 329 7.4 6.2- 8.8
Female 5,853 5,089 89.7 88.4-90.8 764 10.3 9.2-11.6
RACE
White 6,188 5,559 92.1 91.0-93.0 629 7.9 7.0- 9.0
African American 2,562 2,211 90.0 88.0-91.8 351 10.0 8.2-12.0
Other 454 410 90.6 84.8-94.4 44 9.4 5.6-15.2
HISPANIC
Yes 150 134 85.6 71.9-93.2 16 14.4 6.8-28.1
No 9,090 8,075 91.6 90.7-92.4 1,015 8.4 7.6- 9.3
AGE
18-24 278 262 96.0 92.6-97.9 16 4.0 2.1- 7.4
25-34 679 641 95.3 92.4-97.1 38 4.7 2.9- 7.6
35-44 1,206 1,100 92.1 89.4-94.2 106 7.9 5.8-10.6
45-54 1,795 1,614 90.8 88.8-92.5 181 9.2 7.5-11.2
55-64 2,291 2,034 89.3 87.4-91.0 257 10.7 9.0-12.6
65+ 3,217 2,722 84.9 82.9-86.6 495 15.1 13.4-17.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,260 963 82.2 78.6-85.3 297 17.8 14.7-21.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,927 2,538 89.1 87.2-90.8 389 10.9 9.2-12.8
Some Post-H.S. 2,414 2,194 93.4 91.8-94.7 220 6.6 5.3- 8.2
College Graduate 2,845 2,661 94.6 93.1-95.8 184 5.4 4.2- 6.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,093 847 83.0 79.2-86.2 246 17.0 13.8-20.8
$15,000- $24,999 1,591 1,371 88.3 85.6-90.6 220 11.7 9.4-14.4
$25,000- $34,999 1,075 952 91.2 88.6-93.3 123 8.8 6.7-11.4
$35,000- $49,999 1,169 1,061 93.6 91.3-95.3 108 6.4 4.7- 8.7
$50,000+ 3,013 2,852 95.2 93.9-96.2 161 4.8 3.8- 6.1
REGION**
Region I 1,220 1,082 90.5 88.0-92.5 138 9.5 7.5-12.0
Region II 1,201 1,052 90.4 87.7-92.6 149 9.6 7.4-12.3
Region III 1,279 1,146 92.2 89.9-94.1 133 7.8 5.9-10.1
Region IV 1,110 962 90.9 88.8-92.6 148 9.1 7.4-11.2
Region V 1,134 993 90.0 87.8-91.9 141 10.0 8.1-12.2
Region VI 1,205 1,060 88.1 84.6-90.9 145 11.9 9.1-15.4
Region VII 1,149 1,016 92.7 90.1-94.7 133 7.3 5.3- 9.9
Region VIII 1,168 1,062 92.4 90.0-94.3 106 7.6 5.7-10.0

*Data in this table was derived from the Physical Activity questions.

** 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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