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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for South Carolina

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Weight Control

Are you using physical activity or exercise to...lose weight?*

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,626 3,181 70.3 68.8-71.8 1,445 29.7 28.2-31.2
GENDER
Male 1,608 1,110 71.2 68.6-73.7 498 28.8 26.3-31.4
Female 3,018 2,071 69.6 67.7-71.5 947 30.4 28.5-32.3
RACE
White 3,605 2,486 70.6 69.0-72.3 1,119 29.4 27.7-31.0
African American 881 595 68.3 64.4-71.9 286 31.7 28.1-35.6
Other 107 78 78.0 67.7-85.7 29 22.0 14.3-32.3
HISPANIC
Yes 119 94 83.5 75.0-89.5 25 16.5 10.5-25.0
No 4,473 3,068 69.9 68.3-71.5 1,405 30.1 28.5-31.7
AGE
18-24 266 217 80.8 74.6-85.7 49 19.2 14.3-25.4
25-34 731 581 79.7 76.2-82.8 150 20.3 17.2-23.8
35-44 896 660 73.9 70.5-77.0 236 26.1 23.0-29.5
45-54 980 663 67.3 63.8-70.6 317 32.7 29.4-36.2
55-64 823 535 65.6 61.9-69.2 288 34.4 30.8-38.1
65+ 890 498 55.8 52.1-59.5 392 44.2 40.5-47.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 503 260 55.9 50.6-60.9 243 44.1 39.1-49.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,372 898 67.9 64.8-70.7 474 32.1 29.3-35.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,214 845 71.6 68.7-74.4 369 28.4 25.6-31.3
College Graduate 1,530 1,174 77.7 75.2-79.9 356 22.3 20.1-24.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 522 298 60.2 54.8-65.4 224 39.8 34.6-45.2
$15,000- $24,999 775 502 67.9 63.9-71.6 273 32.1 28.4-36.1
$25,000- $34,999 572 375 67.0 62.3-71.4 197 33.0 28.6-37.7
$35,000- $49,999 683 496 74.2 70.3-77.7 187 25.8 22.3-29.7
$50,000+ 1,539 1,173 76.4 73.9-78.6 366 23.6 21.4-26.1
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 301 200 68.0 61.7-73.8 101 32.0 26.2-38.3
Appalachia II 551 387 72.1 67.6-76.1 164 27.9 23.9-32.4
Appalachia III 357 224 66.0 60.1-71.5 133 34.0 28.5-39.9
Catawba 299 202 70.1 64.1-75.6 97 29.9 24.4-35.9
Edisto Savannah 344 233 67.0 60.5-72.9 111 33.0 27.1-39.5
Low Country 236 167 69.8 61.8-76.7 69 30.2 23.3-38.2
Palmetto 715 516 73.3 69.3-77.1 199 26.7 22.9-30.7
Pee Dee 317 194 61.7 55.3-67.8 123 38.3 32.2-44.7
Trident 600 426 72.5 68.3-76.4 174 27.5 23.6-31.7
Upper Savannah 231 151 69.6 62.7-75.7 80 30.4 24.3-37.3
Waccamaw 404 291 74.7 69.8-79.1 113 25.3 20.9-30.2
Wateree 231 166 74.2 67.5-79.9 65 25.8 20.1-32.5

* This question was asked of respondents not trying to maintain their current weight

#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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