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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for South Carolina

Physical Activity

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

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  Total
Respond.#
1 day 2 days 3-4 days 5-6 days Everyday
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,694 86 5.0 3.9- 6.3 294 17.8 15.7-20.1 569 33.6 30.9-36.4 342 20.0 17.9-22.2 403 23.6 21.4-26.1
GENDER
Male 686 26 4.2 2.7- 6.3 127 18.5 15.4-22.0 208 31.6 27.6-36.0 142 19.9 16.8-23.4 183 25.8 22.3-29.6
Female 1,008 60 5.7 4.4- 7.5 167 17.1 14.5-20.1 361 35.5 32.1-39.1 200 20.1 17.4-23.0 220 21.6 18.7-24.7
RACE
White 1,295 65 4.8 3.7- 6.3 203 16.2 14.0-18.7 424 33.2 30.2-36.3 275 21.1 18.7-23.7 328 24.7 22.2-27.3
African American 335 20 6.1 3.8- 9.8 82 23.0 18.1-28.9 122 34.1 28.1-40.7 53 15.9 11.8-21.0 58 20.9 15.6-27.3
Other Minorities 48 1 0.8 0.1- 5.8 8 18.2 8.3-35.5 20 43.1 27.4-60.3 9 20.7 10.2-37.5 10 17.1 8.6-31.3
HISPANIC
Yes 34 3 7.4 1.6-28.6 11 41.9 23.2-63.2 8 23.7 10.3-45.5 7 16.9 7.1-35.2 5 10.1 3.6-25.3
No 1,650 83 4.9 3.9- 6.2 281 17.1 15.1-19.3 555 33.8 31.1-36.6 335 20.2 18.1-22.5 396 24.1 21.7-26.6
AGE
18-24 152 6 3.9 1.6- 8.8 28 17.0 11.2-24.8 49 35.2 25.8-45.9 33 17.8 12.2-25.0 36 26.2 18.5-35.7
25-34 344 14 4.2 2.2- 7.8 70 22.0 17.1-27.8 109 30.8 25.3-36.8 76 23.8 18.8-29.7 75 19.3 15.2-24.1
35-44 391 17 4.3 2.6- 7.0 65 16.5 12.8-21.1 140 37.8 32.4-43.5 79 19.8 15.8-24.6 90 21.6 17.4-26.3
45-54 354 20 6.1 3.8- 9.6 63 18.3 14.0-23.5 108 29.4 24.3-35.0 73 20.6 16.3-25.8 90 25.6 20.7-31.2
55-64 213 17 7.3 4.3-12.0 30 13.9 9.6-19.7 73 33.8 27.4-40.7 42 20.1 15.0-26.3 51 25.0 19.2-31.9
65+ 215 10 4.6 2.2- 9.1 34 17.9 12.5-24.8 84 35.6 29.1-42.6 31 14.8 10.4-20.8 56 27.2 21.2-34.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 142 15 10.2 5.6-17.8 36 28.0 19.3-38.8 48 33.1 23.5-44.5 21 14.6 8.8-23.3 22 14.0 8.2-22.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 473 31 6.2 4.2- 9.2 89 18.8 15.1-23.3 156 33.0 28.3-38.0 99 18.9 15.5-23.0 98 23.0 18.7-27.9
Some Post-H.S. 519 18 2.9 1.8- 4.9 79 14.0 11.1-17.6 188 37.7 32.5-43.2 109 21.5 17.7-25.9 125 23.8 19.7-28.5
College Graduate 557 22 4.0 2.6- 6.3 88 17.1 13.8-21.0 177 30.5 26.5-34.8 112 21.1 17.5-25.3 158 27.3 23.5-31.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 118 9 6.7 2.9-14.9 26 21.3 13.4-32.3 39 39.4 27.1-53.2 25 16.2 10.4-24.3 19 16.3 9.3-27.1
$15,000- 24,999 262 15 4.4 2.4- 7.8 48 17.7 12.8-24.0 84 33.0 25.4-41.5 48 19.5 14.1-26.2 67 25.5 19.2-32.8
$25,000- 34,999 263 11 4.4 2.3- 8.2 45 17.9 12.9-24.4 108 39.8 32.9-47.1 53 19.2 14.3-25.3 46 18.7 13.5-25.3
$35,000- 49,999 306 16 5.8 3.4- 9.8 57 20.0 15.4-25.6 95 28.8 23.6-34.7 68 22.6 17.9-28.3 70 22.7 17.8-28.5
$50,000+ 551 23 3.7 2.4- 5.7 84 15.3 12.4-18.9 170 31.7 27.6-36.1 111 20.3 16.9-24.3 163 28.9 25.0-33.2
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 104 5 4.0 1.5-10.2 15 14.9 8.5-24.7 40 34.1 25.1-44.3 21 21.8 14.0-32.5 23 25.2 16.8-36.1
Appalachia II 227 12 5.6 2.8-10.9 39 19.0 13.8-25.5 72 29.7 23.7-36.5 54 24.8 19.0-31.7 50 20.9 15.6-27.4
Appalachia III 116 4 3.9 1.4-10.3 30 29.6 21.2-39.7 37 32.1 23.6-42.0 20 16.7 10.6-25.2 25 17.7 11.8-25.8
Catawba 119 4 3.0 1.1- 8.2 21 17.3 10.6-26.9 45 40.1 27.8-53.8 18 14.8 8.9-23.4 31 24.9 16.3-36.1
Edisto 60 3 8.5 2.6-24.8 13 23.0 12.8-37.6 16 24.7 14.9-38.3 15 25.2 15.1-39.0 13 18.6 9.9-32.1
Low Country 77 3 4.9 1.5-15.1 10 12.4 6.4-22.5 26 31.6 21.6-43.6 17 21.0 13.0-32.1 21 30.1 19.6-43.2
Palmetto 284 17 5.3 3.2- 8.7 53 16.1 12.0-21.1 97 34.5 28.2-41.4 53 19.2 14.4-25.1 64 25.0 19.3-31.6
Pee Dee 113 8 8.1 3.8-16.5 22 18.2 11.5-27.5 38 33.8 24.9-44.0 24 19.8 13.0-29.1 21 20.2 12.8-30.2
Savannah 66 2 2.4 0.6- 9.3 9 11.4 5.8-21.3 25 40.0 27.7-53.7 13 19.3 10.9-31.9 17 26.9 16.8-40.2
Trident 216 8 3.0 1.4- 6.4 38 18.5 13.0-25.7 66 33.3 25.7-41.9 42 19.4 14.0-26.3 62 25.7 19.7-32.9
Upper Savannah 82 7 6.0 2.7-13.0 13 12.9 7.2-22.2 27 35.7 24.7-48.4 17 23.4 14.0-36.4 18 22.0 13.5-33.8
Waccamaw 112 4 3.9 1.4-10.8 13 14.6 7.5-26.4 38 33.4 24.3-43.9 22 18.2 11.5-27.5 35 30.0 21.4-40.1
Wateree 91 9 10.4 5.2-19.6 10 12.7 6.1-24.3 37 38.7 27.9-50.7 17 14.7 8.7-23.7 18 23.6 13.5-37.9

* This question was asked only of respondents who reported doing moderate activities at least 10 minutes at a time.

#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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