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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for South Carolina

Physical Activity

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When you are at work, which of the following best describes what you do?
Would you say:

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  Total
Respond.#
Mostly sitting/standing Mostly walking Mostly heavy labor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,975 1,262 61.3 58.8-63.9 488 25.6 23.4-28.0 225 13.1 11.4-15.0
GENDER
Male 861 484 54.4 50.5-58.1 206 25.0 21.8-28.4 171 20.7 17.8-23.9
Female 1,114 778 69.2 65.9-72.4 282 26.3 23.3-29.6 54 4.4 3.3- 5.9
RACE
White 1,476 949 62.1 59.1-64.9 351 24.2 21.7-26.8 176 13.7 11.7-16.0
African American 425 268 59.4 53.7-64.9 123 30.9 25.9-36.5 34 9.6 6.7-13.7
Other Minorities 57 31 57.2 42.2-70.9 13 20.1 10.9-34.3 13 22.7 12.7-37.2
HISPANIC
Yes 47 25 49.5 33.2-65.9 17 40.1 24.9-57.5 5 10.4 3.4-27.4
No 1,921 1,233 61.8 59.2-64.4 468 24.9 22.7-27.3 220 13.2 11.5-15.1
AGE
18-24 185 102 56.1 47.7-64.2 42 25.3 18.7-33.3 41 18.6 13.5-25.1
25-34 476 269 52.9 47.5-58.1 131 28.5 23.8-33.7 76 18.6 14.7-23.2
35-44 527 341 63.4 58.6-67.9 127 23.9 20.0-28.2 59 12.8 9.8-16.4
45-54 492 345 68.0 62.8-72.8 113 23.0 19.0-27.5 34 9.0 5.9-13.4
55-64 200 136 65.8 58.1-72.8 52 28.5 21.8-36.2 12 5.7 3.1-10.1
65+ 63 46 69.7 55.9-80.7 15 28.0 17.3-41.9 2 2.3 0.6- 8.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 150 73 46.0 36.6-55.6 42 29.0 21.0-38.5 35 25.0 17.7-34.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 613 336 52.9 48.2-57.5 174 28.8 24.8-33.3 103 18.3 14.9-22.2
Some Post-H.S. 575 371 61.7 56.9-66.3 141 25.8 21.8-30.2 63 12.5 9.6-16.1
College Graduate 635 481 75.6 71.6-79.2 130 20.5 17.1-24.4 24 3.8 2.5- 5.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 86 42 47.0 34.4-60.1 27 36.7 24.8-50.5 17 16.3 9.7-26.0
$15,000- 24,999 303 184 59.9 52.6-66.7 78 24.3 18.8-30.8 41 15.8 11.4-21.7
$25,000- 34,999 327 198 57.4 50.7-63.9 81 26.0 20.4-32.5 48 16.6 12.2-22.2
$35,000- 49,999 374 228 56.3 50.5-61.8 90 26.4 21.6-31.8 56 17.4 13.3-22.3
$50,000+ 695 494 69.4 65.3-73.1 150 21.5 18.4-25.1 51 9.1 6.8-12.2
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 108 72 63.7 52.6-73.5 23 23.1 15.1-33.6 13 13.2 7.1-23.4
Appalachia II 250 188 72.8 65.5-79.0 40 16.5 11.9-22.5 22 10.7 6.5-17.1
Appalachia III 131 74 56.5 47.2-65.4 43 33.3 25.2-42.6 14 10.1 5.9-16.9
Catawba 147 87 57.6 46.9-67.6 44 30.9 22.2-41.2 16 11.5 6.7-19.3
Edisto 57 29 44.8 31.0-59.5 22 41.5 27.7-56.8 6 13.7 5.7-29.2
Low Country 94 55 51.7 40.3-63.0 25 28.3 19.4-39.4 14 19.9 11.3-32.8
Palmetto 336 231 66.8 60.8-72.4 79 25.1 20.1-30.8 26 8.1 5.4-12.0
Pee Dee 119 73 62.7 52.5-71.9 29 22.6 15.3-32.1 17 14.7 8.8-23.4
Savannah 86 55 61.9 49.9-72.6 20 24.3 15.6-35.8 11 13.8 7.4-24.3
Trident 262 160 59.4 52.2-66.3 67 24.5 18.6-31.5 35 16.1 11.5-22.0
Upper Savannah 110 68 58.2 47.4-68.4 29 25.9 17.7-36.3 13 15.8 9.0-26.3
Waccamaw 129 79 56.0 45.6-65.8 31 25.4 17.1-36.1 19 18.6 11.7-28.2
Wateree 117 75 61.4 50.5-71.3 25 23.5 15.3-34.3 17 15.1 9.0-24.1

* This question was asked only of respondents who reported being employed or self-employed.

#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 1: Anderson,Oconee
Appalachia 2: Greenville,Pickens
Appalachia 3: Cherokee,Spartanburg,Union
Catawba: Chester,Lancaster,York
Edisto: Bamberg,Calhoun,Orangeburg
Low Country: Beaufort,Colleton,Hampton,Jasper
Savannah: Aiken,Allendale,Barnwell
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

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