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BRFSS Survey Results 2002 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
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 2,408 142 6.1 4.9- 7.5 398 16.0 14.1-18.1 808 33.4 31.0-35.9 480 21.2 19.0-23.6 580 23.3 21.2-25.6
GENDER
Male 960 55 6.1 4.3- 8.5 173 17.5 14.6-20.9 307 32.6 28.9-36.5 181 20.2 16.8-24.0 244 23.6 20.4-27.3
Female 1,448 87 6.1 4.6- 8.0 225 14.6 12.4-17.2 501 34.2 31.0-37.5 299 22.1 19.2-25.3 336 23.1 20.4-25.9
RACE
White 1,854 96 5.2 4.0- 6.8 283 14.5 12.7-16.6 611 32.4 29.8-35.2 392 22.2 19.7-24.9 472 25.6 23.2-28.2
African American 495 43 9.2 6.2-13.4 106 20.3 15.6-26.0 170 34.3 28.8-40.4 80 18.4 13.6-24.4 96 17.7 13.6-22.7
Other Minorities 39 2 3.5 0.6-18.2 4 13.9 5.1-32.7 16 46.0 28.0-65.1 7 20.7 8.9-41.1 10 15.9 7.6-30.3
HISPANIC
Yes 50 3 5.8 1.6-19.5 4 7.2 1.7-25.0 23 48.9 30.4-67.8 4 5.4 1.5-17.5 16 32.6 17.3-52.9
No 2,333 139 6.1 4.9- 7.6 388 16.2 14.3-18.3 776 32.9 30.5-35.5 474 21.7 19.4-24.2 556 23.0 20.9-25.3
AGE
18-24 169 11 6.0 3.0-11.7 27 13.2 7.9-21.2 60 32.6 24.3-42.1 37 27.7 19.1-38.3 34 20.5 13.9-29.3
25-34 418 21 4.7 2.7- 8.2 75 18.6 14.3-23.8 132 32.3 26.9-38.2 91 20.1 15.7-25.2 99 24.3 19.3-30.1
35-44 494 36 7.6 5.0-11.6 73 13.5 10.1-17.7 173 38.6 33.3-44.3 104 21.0 16.8-25.9 108 19.2 15.4-23.7
45-54 505 32 6.9 4.6-10.2 96 19.6 15.4-24.6 169 32.6 27.6-38.1 91 17.2 13.3-21.9 117 23.7 19.4-28.6
55-64 385 20 6.6 3.3-12.7 59 15.1 10.8-20.7 120 30.5 25.0-36.6 80 21.2 16.1-27.4 106 26.6 21.5-32.4
65+ 423 22 4.1 2.4- 7.0 61 13.4 10.0-17.7 150 32.1 26.8-37.8 76 22.3 17.4-28.2 114 28.1 23.1-33.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 280 18 6.4 2.7-14.3 66 21.5 15.1-29.7 98 30.8 23.7-38.9 39 19.7 13.5-27.9 59 21.6 15.2-29.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 760 55 6.6 4.5- 9.4 139 17.6 14.2-21.6 254 33.5 29.1-38.1 160 23.2 19.1-28.0 152 19.2 15.7-23.3
Some Post-H.S. 606 41 7.6 5.2-11.0 101 15.8 12.4-19.9 199 33.5 28.7-38.6 107 18.7 14.8-23.2 158 24.5 20.5-29.0
College Graduate 758 28 4.3 2.8- 6.4 91 12.8 10.1-16.1 256 34.2 30.1-38.5 172 21.5 17.8-25.7 211 27.3 23.6-31.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 252 24 7.9 4.5-13.5 47 21.7 14.0-32.0 93 32.0 24.7-40.3 40 17.7 11.6-26.1 48 20.8 14.3-29.2
$15,000- 24,999 392 23 4.5 2.6- 7.8 71 16.5 12.2-21.9 136 35.4 29.2-42.3 68 21.2 15.9-27.7 94 22.3 17.4-28.1
$25,000- 34,999 322 20 6.9 3.9-11.8 52 14.6 10.1-20.5 117 36.3 29.5-43.7 66 20.9 15.4-27.6 67 21.3 15.6-28.6
$35,000- 49,999 434 30 8.1 5.4-12.1 76 15.9 12.0-20.8 141 33.3 27.6-39.5 89 22.2 16.5-29.3 98 20.5 15.9-26.0
$50,000+ 742 32 5.5 3.5- 8.5 106 14.8 11.9-18.3 231 31.6 27.6-35.9 171 21.3 18.1-25.0 202 26.7 23.1-30.6
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 99 5 5.3 2.2-12.4 9 8.1 4.1-15.3 34 30.2 21.4-40.8 25 31.2 20.8-44.0 26 25.2 16.8-35.9
Appalachia II 217 6 2.9 1.2- 6.9 35 16.3 11.5-22.6 72 33.4 26.6-41.0 45 21.6 16.1-28.3 59 25.8 20.1-32.6
Appalachia III 144 6 5.3 2.3-11.8 25 16.2 10.7-23.8 56 38.0 29.5-47.2 30 20.0 13.7-28.3 27 20.5 13.4-29.9
Catawba 106 10 11.4 5.1-23.5 12 13.5 6.4-26.0 39 34.3 24.6-45.4 23 20.1 12.8-30.1 22 20.8 13.4-30.9
Edisto 37 0 0.0 . - . 8 23.9 11.4-43.5 13 30.1 16.7-48.1 12 27.7 15.2-44.9 4 18.3 6.2-43.3
Low Country 98 9 8.5 4.3-16.3 14 13.3 7.4-22.6 30 32.2 22.3-44.0 20 18.3 11.2-28.5 25 27.7 18.2-39.7
Palmetto 275 18 6.1 3.8- 9.7 36 13.1 9.2-18.3 92 36.8 30.2-43.9 44 17.8 12.4-25.0 85 26.2 21.0-32.1
Pee Dee 734 47 7.8 4.7-12.9 136 18.0 14.8-21.6 253 36.0 31.1-41.2 140 18.8 15.4-22.7 158 19.4 16.1-23.2
Savannah 74 4 5.1 1.8-13.5 14 24.6 14.6-38.5 25 33.7 23.0-46.4 15 17.7 10.1-29.1 16 18.8 11.3-29.7
Trident 243 11 5.6 3.0-10.2 43 17.5 12.7-23.6 78 32.5 26.0-39.7 58 24.4 18.5-31.3 53 20.0 15.0-26.2
Upper Savannah 152 14 9.0 3.9-19.7 27 19.0 11.4-29.9 51 30.6 21.8-41.0 24 18.1 11.2-28.0 36 23.3 14.6-35.0
Waccamaw 132 6 2.6 1.0- 6.6 24 18.4 11.8-27.7 34 26.7 18.8-36.4 29 25.9 16.2-38.7 39 26.3 18.9-35.3
Wateree 74 5 11.5 4.5-26.2 10 13.8 5.7-29.6 25 31.6 20.4-45.4 13 18.4 9.3-33.0 21 24.8 14.7-38.6

* 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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