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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for South Carolina

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Physical Activity

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 3,197 2,062 60.7 58.6-62.7 723 23.2 21.5-25.0 412 16.1 14.5-17.9
GENDER
Male 1,379 784 53.9 50.7-57.0 326 23.4 20.8-26.1 269 22.8 20.1-25.6
Female 1,818 1,278 68.9 66.4-71.3 397 22.9 20.8-25.2 143 8.2 6.8- 9.8
RACE
White 2,502 1,643 62.1 59.8-64.3 540 22.2 20.4-24.1 319 15.7 14.0-17.7
African American 583 354 59.5 54.6-64.2 154 24.3 20.4-28.6 75 16.2 12.7-20.5
Other 89 49 47.8 35.6-60.3 24 30.8 20.1-44.1 16 21.4 12.1-35.0
HISPANIC
Yes 75 38 43.2 30.2-57.2 20 30.9 18.9-46.2 17 25.9 15.7-39.6
No 3,114 2,021 61.3 59.2-63.4 699 22.9 21.2-24.7 394 15.8 14.2-17.6
AGE
18-24 192 103 47.6 39.5-55.8 54 27.4 20.8-35.1 35 25.1 18.1-33.6
25-34 692 440 59.6 55.3-63.8 162 23.8 20.3-27.6 90 16.6 13.5-20.3
35-44 848 525 59.6 55.7-63.3 197 22.9 19.9-26.3 126 17.5 14.6-20.7
45-54 844 559 65.3 61.5-68.9 174 20.7 17.8-24.0 111 14.0 11.4-17.0
55-64 462 328 69.0 64.1-73.6 91 21.0 17.1-25.5 43 10.0 7.3-13.6
65+ 136 93 65.9 56.5-74.2 37 29.2 21.3-38.5 6 4.9 2.2-10.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 203 89 42.7 34.8-51.0 58 24.2 18.3-31.4 56 33.1 25.4-41.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 943 534 52.3 48.3-56.2 235 24.7 21.5-28.1 174 23.1 19.7-26.8
Some Post-H.S. 875 549 60.3 56.3-64.1 211 24.6 21.4-28.1 115 15.2 12.4-18.4
College Graduate 1,174 889 74.3 71.3-77.1 219 20.2 17.6-23.1 66 5.5 4.3- 7.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 161 89 55.9 45.9-65.5 50 29.3 21.3-38.9 22 14.8 8.9-23.6
$15,000- $24,999 441 226 46.3 40.7-51.9 125 29.3 24.4-34.7 90 24.5 19.7-30.0
$25,000- $34,999 440 267 53.5 47.6-59.3 104 25.2 20.4-30.8 69 21.2 16.5-26.9
$35,000- $49,999 563 345 58.0 53.0-62.8 139 24.6 20.7-28.9 79 17.5 13.7-22.0
$50,000+ 1,350 981 70.8 67.9-73.5 242 18.2 16.0-20.6 127 11.0 9.1-13.3
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 193 111 54.2 46.0-62.1 52 25.5 19.3-32.8 30 20.4 13.9-28.9
Appalachia II 387 276 67.0 61.0-72.5 68 20.1 15.5-25.7 43 12.9 9.3-17.5
Appalachia III 252 159 57.7 50.0-65.0 58 23.8 18.1-30.6 35 18.6 12.6-26.5
Catawba 218 144 62.4 54.6-69.6 49 22.8 17.0-29.8 25 14.8 9.6-22.2
Edisto Savannah 236 140 54.6 46.8-62.1 61 27.0 20.8-34.4 35 18.4 13.0-25.4
Low Country 140 93 62.9 52.1-72.6 24 18.1 11.0-28.3 23 19.0 12.0-28.7
Palmetto 536 370 67.0 62.0-71.7 116 22.4 18.5-27.0 50 10.6 7.6-14.5
Pee Dee 234 139 53.7 45.8-61.3 63 27.4 21.1-34.9 32 18.9 13.1-26.6
Trident 408 266 62.0 56.2-67.6 93 22.9 18.6-27.9 49 15.1 10.8-20.7
Upper Savannah 146 86 55.3 45.7-64.5 36 24.8 17.7-33.7 24 19.9 12.8-29.6
Waccamaw 261 148 52.3 44.9-59.7 67 25.8 19.5-33.2 46 21.9 16.1-29.1
Wateree 158 108 65.5 56.0-73.9 33 19.0 13.3-26.4 17 15.5 9.1-25.1

* 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 I: Anderson, Oconee
Appalachia II: Greenville, Pickens
Appalachia III: Cherokee, Spartanburg, Union
Catawba: Chester, Lancaster, York
Edisto Savannah: Aiken, Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Calhoun, Orangeburg
Low Country: Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton, Jasper
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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