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BRFSS Survey Results 2002 for South Carolina

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Physical Activity

Now, thinking about the moderate physical activities you do when you are not working (if employed or self-employed) in a usual week, do you do moderate activities for at least 10 minutes at a time, such as brisk walking, bicycling, vacuuming, gardening, or anything else that causes small increases in breathing or heart rate?*

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,265 3,580 83.8 82.2-85.3 685 16.2 14.7-17.8
GENDER
Male 1,648 1,415 84.8 82.1-87.2 233 15.2 12.8-17.9
Female 2,617 2,165 82.9 80.9-84.7 452 17.1 15.3-19.1
RACE
White 3,229 2,800 87.4 85.7-88.8 429 12.6 11.2-14.3
African American 904 675 73.7 69.3-77.7 229 26.3 22.3-30.7
Other Minorities 91 74 82.0 70.2-89.7 17 18.0 10.3-29.8
HISPANIC
Yes 90 71 75.8 60.1-86.8 19 24.2 13.2-39.9
No 4,109 3,468 84.4 82.8-85.9 641 15.6 14.1-17.2
AGE
18-24 299 262 84.8 78.0-89.8 37 15.2 10.2-22.0
25-34 700 618 85.6 81.2-89.1 82 14.4 10.9-18.8
35-44 834 741 89.5 86.6-91.9 93 10.5 8.1-13.4
45-54 846 728 86.2 82.8-89.0 118 13.8 11.0-17.2
55-64 688 570 81.7 77.4-85.3 118 18.3 14.7-22.6
65+ 871 638 73.0 69.0-76.6 233 27.0 23.4-31.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 644 451 69.8 64.5-74.5 193 30.2 25.5-35.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,342 1,119 81.7 78.3-84.7 223 18.3 15.3-21.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,067 920 86.7 83.7-89.3 147 13.3 10.7-16.3
College Graduate 1,208 1,086 90.5 88.2-92.4 122 9.5 7.6-11.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 562 384 66.5 60.2-72.2 178 33.5 27.8-39.8
$15,000- 24,999 754 609 80.4 76.0-84.1 145 19.6 15.9-24.0
$25,000- 34,999 555 468 82.9 78.2-86.7 87 17.1 13.3-21.8
$35,000- 49,999 695 632 89.8 85.7-92.9 63 10.2 7.1-14.3
$50,000+ 1,187 1,077 90.7 88.3-92.6 110 9.3 7.4-11.7
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 178 152 85.8 79.3-90.6 26 14.2 9.4-20.7
Appalachia II 359 311 86.1 81.4-89.8 48 13.9 10.2-18.6
Appalachia III 255 208 83.8 78.4-88.0 47 16.2 12.0-21.6
Catawba 199 165 79.6 70.6-86.4 34 20.4 13.6-29.4
Edisto 88 59 66.1 53.6-76.7 29 33.9 23.3-46.4
Low Country 179 155 87.3 81.1-91.7 24 12.7 8.3-18.9
Palmetto 462 392 82.9 77.8-87.0 70 17.1 13.0-22.2
Pee Dee 1,275 1,060 81.1 77.4-84.3 215 18.9 15.7-22.6
Savannah 151 121 77.3 68.0-84.6 30 22.7 15.4-32.0
Trident 401 357 89.4 85.5-92.3 44 10.6 7.7-14.5
Upper Savannah 278 223 83.6 77.4-88.4 55 16.4 11.6-22.6
Waccamaw 250 220 88.5 80.4-93.5 30 11.5 6.5-19.6
Wateree 145 118 83.1 75.3-88.7 27 16.9 11.3-24.7

* If a respondent reported less than 10 mins activity/week for the next phy. activity quest., that respondent was counted in NO category

#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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