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BRFSS Survey Results 2009 for South Carolina

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Physical Activity

How many days per week do you do these moderate activities for at least 10 minutes at a time?*

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  Total #
Respondents
1 day per week 2 days per week 3-4 days per week 5-6 days per week Everyday
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 7,488 366 4.9 4.2- 5.8 882 11.6 10.4-12.8 2,463 32.1 30.2-33.9 1,700 23.3 21.6-25.0 2,077 28.2 26.4-30.1
GENDER
Male 2,871 136 4.9 3.8- 6.3 326 11.4 9.7-13.4 943 31.2 28.4-34.3 695 24.8 22.1-27.7 771 27.7 24.9-30.7
Female 4,617 230 4.9 3.9- 6.2 556 11.7 10.2-13.4 1,520 32.8 30.6-35.1 1,005 21.9 20.0-24.0 1,306 28.7 26.5-30.9
RACE
White 5,081 209 4.9 3.9- 6.0 501 10.3 9.0-11.8 1,607 31.9 29.8-34.1 1,274 24.4 22.5-26.3 1,490 28.5 26.5-30.7
African American 1,888 132 5.7 4.4- 7.4 322 14.5 12.1-17.3 694 32.7 28.7-37.0 327 21.3 17.4-25.8 413 25.8 21.9-30.2
Other 368 17 3.3 1.7- 6.2 35 12.1 7.2-19.7 113 31.1 23.9-39.3 78 22.2 15.9-30.0 125 31.4 24.4-39.4
HISPANIC
Yes 115 8 5.6 2.2-13.1 11 15.7 6.9-31.8 45 43.7 29.8-58.7 20 16.3 8.6-28.7 31 18.7 10.6-31.1
No 7,246 350 4.9 4.1- 5.8 849 11.3 10.2-12.6 2,377 31.7 29.9-33.6 1,665 23.6 21.9-25.4 2,005 28.4 26.6-30.3
AGE
18-24 222 8 4.0 1.6- 9.5 26 9.3 5.5-15.4 63 29.9 21.9-39.3 40 22.5 15.2-32.1 85 34.3 26.2-43.4
25-34 578 24 4.0 2.4- 6.4 65 10.8 7.8-14.8 194 32.6 27.6-38.1 126 22.4 18.1-27.3 169 30.2 25.2-35.7
35-44 992 50 5.9 4.1- 8.6 109 11.0 8.4-14.2 362 33.9 29.7-38.3 212 22.9 19.2-27.1 259 26.3 22.4-30.6
45-54 1,457 80 5.1 3.7- 7.0 177 12.8 10.4-15.6 481 32.8 29.4-36.3 316 22.9 19.9-26.2 403 26.4 23.2-29.9
55-64 1,859 92 5.1 3.8- 7.0 227 12.9 10.6-15.7 621 31.8 28.7-35.1 442 23.5 20.7-26.6 477 26.6 23.5-30.1
65+ 2,380 112 4.7 3.7- 6.1 278 11.8 10.1-13.8 742 29.8 27.2-32.5 564 25.5 22.9-28.2 684 28.2 25.6-30.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 819 53 6.3 4.2- 9.5 150 16.0 12.2-20.6 221 22.9 18.4-28.0 139 19.6 14.9-25.3 256 35.2 29.3-41.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,244 133 5.5 4.0- 7.4 295 12.4 10.3-14.8 738 32.3 28.8-36.1 476 22.1 18.8-25.8 602 27.7 24.5-31.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,979 82 4.6 3.3- 6.2 242 13.1 10.6-16.1 688 34.3 30.9-37.8 428 21.3 18.6-24.4 539 26.7 23.4-30.3
College Graduate 2,434 98 4.3 3.1- 5.9 192 8.1 6.6- 9.9 810 32.8 29.7-35.9 655 27.2 24.4-30.2 679 27.7 24.8-30.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 742 54 8.9 5.0-15.4 116 14.0 10.5-18.3 218 26.5 20.2-33.8 127 18.2 13.2-24.5 227 32.5 26.3-39.4
$15,000- $24,999 1,181 67 6.2 4.3- 8.8 185 14.7 11.5-18.7 360 24.5 20.8-28.7 222 21.7 17.6-26.6 347 32.9 27.9-38.3
$25,000- $34,999 859 43 3.8 2.5- 5.7 108 14.6 10.7-19.5 299 33.9 28.7-39.5 203 26.4 21.2-32.4 206 21.3 17.0-26.4
$35,000- $49,999 985 58 5.8 4.1- 8.3 101 10.8 7.9-14.6 350 38.0 32.7-43.5 214 18.2 14.7-22.4 262 27.2 22.4-32.5
$50,000+ 2,647 89 4.2 3.1- 5.7 233 9.4 7.8-11.4 912 34.1 31.3-37.0 699 25.1 22.7-27.8 714 27.1 24.5-30.0
REGION**
Region I 976 48 5.9 4.0- 8.6 103 9.3 6.9-12.5 340 32.5 28.2-37.2 220 22.9 18.8-27.5 265 29.4 25.0-34.3
Region II 972 58 5.0 3.4- 7.4 102 11.9 9.1-15.3 309 31.1 26.9-35.6 226 22.9 19.2-27.1 277 29.1 24.9-33.8
Region III 1,018 55 5.7 3.8- 8.6 119 10.4 7.9-13.4 339 32.8 28.1-37.8 238 23.9 19.9-28.4 267 27.3 22.9-32.1
Region IV 842 36 4.6 3.0- 7.0 127 14.0 10.9-17.8 285 32.4 27.9-37.3 167 21.2 17.2-25.8 227 27.8 23.7-32.3
Region V 879 43 4.7 3.2- 6.9 112 12.7 9.9-16.2 287 35.1 30.3-40.3 206 20.9 17.6-24.6 231 26.5 22.3-31.3
Region VI 966 50 4.2 2.8- 6.2 113 12.6 9.7-16.3 322 32.9 28.5-37.7 217 22.8 19.1-27.0 264 27.4 23.0-32.4
Region VII 909 48 4.1 2.6- 6.4 111 12.0 8.7-16.3 280 29.7 25.0-35.0 212 26.6 21.5-32.4 258 27.5 22.7-33.0
Region VIII 926 28 3.2 1.7- 5.8 95 10.2 7.8-13.3 301 32.6 28.3-37.2 214 21.7 18.1-25.8 288 32.3 27.9-37.1

*This question was asked only of respondents who reported that they do moderate activities for at least 10 minutes at a time in a usual week.

** 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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