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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for South Carolina

Physical Activity

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On days when you do moderate activities for at least 10 minutes at a time, how much total time per day do you spend doing these activities?*

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  Total
Respond.#
10-20 minutes 21-30 minutes 31-60 minutes 1-2 hours More than 2 hours
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2,407 380 15.5 13.9-17.4 671 27.2 25.2-29.3 738 30.5 28.4-32.7 319 14.1 12.5-15.8 299 12.7 11.2-14.3
GENDER
Male 976 131 13.1 10.9-15.6 244 25.4 22.4-28.6 300 30.2 26.9-33.6 173 18.0 15.4-20.9 128 13.3 11.1-16.0
Female 1,431 249 17.9 15.5-20.5 427 28.9 26.3-31.7 438 30.8 28.0-33.6 146 10.4 8.7-12.3 171 12.1 10.3-14.1
RACE
White 1,863 279 14.2 12.5-16.0 534 28.8 26.5-31.3 566 30.0 27.6-32.4 248 14.0 12.3-15.9 236 13.0 11.4-14.9
African American 447 82 20.3 15.7-25.8 115 21.9 17.8-26.6 139 31.9 26.9-37.3 59 14.6 11.1-19.1 52 11.2 8.3-15.1
Other Minorities 76 14 14.5 7.7-25.6 21 30.6 19.9-44.0 23 28.8 18.3-42.1 9 11.4 4.9-24.5 9 14.7 7.5-27.0
HISPANIC
Yes 50 4 4.2 1.3-12.6 18 43.7 27.8-61.0 15 25.7 14.1-42.3 5 12.4 4.2-31.3 8 14.0 6.2-28.6
No 2,344 373 15.9 14.2-17.8 651 26.8 24.8-28.8 721 30.7 28.5-32.9 311 14.1 12.5-15.8 288 12.6 11.1-14.2
AGE
18-24 228 34 16.5 11.1-23.8 62 26.9 20.9-34.0 72 31.2 24.3-39.0 35 13.9 9.7-19.3 25 11.5 7.6-17.0
25-34 504 76 14.5 11.3-18.4 154 27.8 23.5-32.5 155 32.5 27.8-37.5 78 17.3 13.5-22.0 41 8.0 5.7-11.0
35-44 545 93 16.1 13.0-19.8 153 30.1 25.8-34.8 167 28.9 24.9-33.3 63 11.3 8.8-14.6 69 13.5 10.6-17.0
45-54 490 76 15.0 11.6-19.0 147 27.9 23.7-32.5 147 31.0 26.6-35.8 58 13.2 10.0-17.1 62 12.9 9.6-17.2
55-64 291 50 18.5 14.1-23.9 77 25.9 21.0-31.6 85 27.7 22.6-33.4 34 11.1 7.9-15.4 45 16.8 12.3-22.5
65+ 311 42 13.1 9.3-18.0 70 22.0 17.4-27.3 102 31.6 26.3-37.3 48 18.1 13.7-23.6 49 15.3 11.5-20.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 233 36 14.3 8.8-22.3 52 23.4 17.4-30.7 60 22.8 16.9-30.0 34 18.7 13.1-26.0 51 20.9 15.3-27.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 712 110 15.6 12.7-19.1 192 26.9 23.3-30.8 225 31.8 28.0-35.8 87 12.7 10.0-15.8 98 13.0 10.4-16.1
Some Post-H.S. 714 109 15.1 12.4-18.3 194 25.2 21.6-29.1 215 30.8 26.7-35.2 102 15.4 12.6-18.8 94 13.5 10.9-16.7
College Graduate 743 124 16.4 13.6-19.6 232 31.1 27.6-34.9 236 31.7 28.1-35.6 96 12.6 10.2-15.4 55 8.2 6.3-10.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 191 34 20.4 12.5-31.4 47 20.1 14.5-27.0 55 27.7 20.6-36.1 23 15.1 9.3-23.4 32 16.8 11.1-24.6
$15,000- 24,999 384 53 12.7 9.3-17.2 96 22.0 17.4-27.3 116 31.7 25.7-38.4 60 17.5 13.1-22.9 59 16.2 12.2-21.1
$25,000- 34,999 364 67 19.5 15.0-25.0 94 25.8 20.8-31.6 108 29.5 24.3-35.2 51 14.0 10.2-18.8 44 11.1 8.0-15.3
$35,000- 49,999 432 61 15.3 11.7-19.6 118 25.6 21.4-30.3 134 31.0 26.3-36.1 68 17.2 13.4-21.6 51 11.0 8.2-14.5
$50,000+ 764 115 14.1 11.6-17.0 242 32.3 28.7-36.1 241 31.0 27.5-34.6 87 11.5 9.2-14.1 79 11.2 8.8-14.1
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 142 22 15.5 10.0-23.1 44 29.3 21.7-38.2 45 33.1 25.2-42.1 20 15.8 9.9-24.4 11 6.3 3.4-11.5
Appalachia II 297 50 16.6 12.4-21.9 85 29.8 24.2-36.0 90 26.8 21.8-32.4 40 14.3 10.4-19.3 32 12.5 8.4-18.3
Appalachia III 159 20 9.9 6.0-15.7 49 32.4 24.9-40.8 51 34.0 26.4-42.5 23 14.3 9.5-21.1 16 9.5 5.7-15.4
Catawba 166 19 11.0 6.6-17.7 56 31.3 23.6-40.2 51 34.7 25.0-46.0 17 9.9 5.9-16.1 23 13.1 8.4-19.9
Edisto 73 13 22.3 12.7-36.3 21 25.8 16.5-38.0 22 27.8 17.9-40.6 7 11.5 4.9-24.6 10 12.5 6.3-23.3
Low Country 119 19 14.4 8.9-22.6 28 23.1 15.9-32.4 40 33.1 24.5-43.0 13 12.5 7.0-21.2 19 16.9 10.7-25.5
Palmetto 390 68 15.7 12.2-20.0 107 26.6 21.8-32.0 118 30.9 25.7-36.5 46 13.5 9.6-18.6 51 13.3 9.9-17.8
Pee Dee 162 30 18.1 12.3-26.0 28 14.0 9.4-20.4 56 37.0 29.0-45.7 27 16.5 10.9-24.2 21 14.4 9.1-22.0
Savannah 105 8 5.7 2.6-12.0 30 31.0 21.6-42.1 34 32.5 23.4-43.2 15 16.1 9.6-25.9 18 14.7 8.9-23.3
Trident 318 58 20.6 14.9-27.7 85 24.9 19.9-30.7 90 27.6 22.1-33.8 48 14.7 10.9-19.5 37 12.2 8.6-17.0
Upper Savannah 128 16 13.4 8.1-21.5 41 30.6 22.5-40.3 32 25.2 17.6-34.7 18 14.7 8.7-24.0 21 16.0 10.2-24.1
Waccamaw 169 24 15.4 9.7-23.5 48 26.4 19.5-34.7 52 29.8 22.8-38.0 23 14.1 9.1-21.3 22 14.2 8.7-22.5
Wateree 138 27 19.8 13.0-28.9 40 26.7 18.8-36.4 38 24.2 17.4-32.6 19 17.2 10.6-26.8 14 12.1 6.7-20.9

* 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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