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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for South Carolina

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Physical Activity

How many days per week do you do these vigorous 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 2,216 437 19.0 17.2-21.0 568 25.9 23.7-28.1 685 30.5 28.2-32.9 301 13.5 11.9-15.3 225 11.1 9.6-12.9
GENDER
Male 1,030 216 19.5 16.9-22.3 246 25.3 22.2-28.6 307 30.0 26.7-33.5 159 14.6 12.2-17.3 102 10.7 8.5-13.2
Female 1,186 221 18.4 15.8-21.2 322 26.6 23.9-29.6 378 31.2 28.3-34.3 142 12.0 10.0-14.3 123 11.8 9.7-14.3
RACE
White 1,795 359 19.0 17.1-21.1 450 25.1 22.9-27.5 557 30.9 28.4-33.5 253 14.0 12.3-15.9 176 10.9 9.2-12.9
African American 343 68 19.7 15.2-25.1 93 26.0 20.8-32.0 106 31.4 25.7-37.8 39 12.0 8.4-17.0 37 10.9 7.5-15.5
Other 62 7 15.6 7.0-31.1 19 33.8 21.5-48.9 16 20.5 12.0-32.8 8 13.4 5.4-29.6 12 16.7 8.9-29.1
HISPANIC
Yes 63 5 9.5 3.6-22.7 20 35.2 22.3-50.6 21 33.8 20.8-49.8 9 8.3 4.0-16.5 8 13.3 6.2-26.1
No 2,144 431 19.4 17.5-21.5 545 25.5 23.3-27.8 661 30.4 28.1-32.8 291 13.7 12.0-15.6 216 11.0 9.5-12.8
AGE
18-24 208 26 11.9 7.7-17.9 50 23.6 17.5-31.1 62 31.1 24.3-38.9 32 15.1 10.3-21.5 38 18.3 13.1-25.0
25-34 473 82 17.5 13.9-21.7 140 29.3 24.8-34.2 146 29.5 25.0-34.5 61 12.9 9.9-16.7 44 10.8 7.8-14.8
35-44 505 98 20.3 16.5-24.7 132 26.6 22.4-31.2 158 30.8 26.4-35.6 77 14.6 11.6-18.3 40 7.7 5.4-10.8
45-54 456 111 24.9 20.6-29.7 123 28.9 24.3-33.9 127 26.7 22.5-31.5 59 12.1 9.0-16.0 36 7.4 5.2-10.4
55-64 284 63 22.9 17.8-29.0 65 20.4 15.9-25.8 88 30.8 25.1-37.1 30 11.4 7.6-16.8 38 14.5 10.4-19.7
65+ 275 52 19.1 14.2-25.1 55 20.4 15.6-26.3 99 37.2 31.0-43.9 40 13.8 10.0-18.8 29 9.5 6.4-13.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 156 39 22.5 15.6-31.3 45 26.2 19.0-35.0 43 32.1 23.2-42.4 16 8.0 4.5-13.8 13 11.2 6.1-19.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 572 112 17.6 14.3-21.5 162 29.8 25.4-34.7 168 28.0 23.7-32.7 74 14.9 11.4-19.2 56 9.7 7.3-12.8
Some Post-H.S. 636 145 22.2 18.7-26.3 166 25.0 21.2-29.2 183 28.4 24.3-32.9 82 12.5 9.8-15.9 60 11.8 8.7-15.8
College Graduate 849 141 16.5 13.8-19.6 194 23.2 20.1-26.7 289 33.8 30.3-37.6 129 14.6 12.2-17.4 96 11.8 9.5-14.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 176 38 18.1 12.0-26.4 50 28.4 20.6-37.8 55 32.9 24.3-42.9 14 6.9 3.9-12.1 19 13.6 8.0-22.3
$15,000- $24,999 304 62 19.8 15.1-25.6 91 29.3 23.5-35.8 83 31.1 24.7-38.3 39 11.2 7.8-15.8 29 8.6 5.6-13.0
$25,000- $34,999 265 45 14.8 10.6-20.5 67 22.7 16.9-29.6 79 26.7 21.1-33.2 52 25.7 19.1-33.6 22 10.1 6.1-16.2
$35,000- $49,999 359 77 20.9 16.4-26.2 85 24.6 19.7-30.2 114 31.9 26.3-38.1 49 12.0 8.7-16.2 34 10.6 7.2-15.4
$50,000+ 910 176 20.0 17.2-23.2 228 25.5 22.4-28.9 279 29.5 26.3-32.8 130 13.6 11.3-16.2 97 11.4 9.2-14.2
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 147 36 25.0 17.7-34.2 34 26.8 19.1-36.3 44 26.4 19.4-34.8 20 11.4 7.1-17.8 13 10.4 5.4-19.0
Appalachia II 278 56 18.6 14.1-24.2 78 27.0 21.2-33.8 86 31.6 25.1-38.9 29 10.2 6.5-15.8 29 12.5 8.1-18.9
Appalachia III 159 34 20.0 13.9-27.9 47 31.7 23.0-41.8 44 27.5 19.3-37.7 19 10.8 6.7-17.1 15 10.0 5.1-18.7
Catawba 145 24 17.1 11.2-25.2 30 18.4 12.5-26.2 44 33.1 24.8-42.7 26 17.0 10.9-25.5 21 14.5 9.0-22.6
Edisto Savannah 168 36 19.7 13.6-27.7 42 25.2 17.9-34.1 51 29.2 21.7-38.0 22 13.7 8.8-20.8 17 12.2 7.2-20.0
Low Country 115 18 17.3 9.6-29.3 28 21.5 14.3-31.1 39 37.4 26.7-49.5 21 17.0 10.1-27.1 9 6.8 3.3-13.3
Palmetto 365 67 19.2 14.5-24.9 96 27.3 22.1-33.3 116 30.6 25.2-36.5 54 13.9 10.3-18.5 32 9.0 6.1-13.2
Pee Dee 154 39 20.8 14.3-29.3 37 26.2 18.2-36.0 39 24.0 16.7-33.2 22 15.2 9.5-23.4 17 13.7 7.9-22.7
Trident 283 57 19.7 15.1-25.3 68 24.9 19.6-31.1 88 29.5 23.8-35.9 40 13.3 9.6-18.1 30 12.6 8.5-18.1
Upper Savannah 93 16 15.5 8.9-25.7 31 35.2 24.5-47.6 26 25.2 16.8-35.9 11 15.2 7.8-27.5 9 8.9 4.4-17.3
Waccamaw 182 29 14.9 9.8-21.9 49 25.3 18.4-33.6 68 36.7 28.7-45.6 21 15.3 8.9-24.9 15 7.8 4.0-14.6
Wateree 111 22 18.8 11.9-28.5 25 19.4 12.4-29.0 35 36.9 26.6-48.5 14 10.9 5.7-19.6 15 14.1 8.1-23.3

* This question was asked only of respondents who reported doing vigorous 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 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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