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BRFSS Survey Results 2004 for South Carolina

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Physical Activity

Moderate Physical Activity*

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  Total
Respond.#
Not at Risk At Risk
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 6,145 2,738 46.0 44.5-47.6 3,407 54.0 52.4-55.5
GENDER
Male 2,355 1,141 50.4 47.9-52.9 1,214 49.6 47.1-52.1
Female 3,790 1,597 42.1 40.3-44.0 2,193 57.9 56.0-59.7
RACE
White 4,816 2,262 49.1 47.4-50.8 2,554 50.9 49.2-52.6
African American 1,137 383 36.9 33.4-40.6 754 63.1 59.4-66.6
Other 149 73 44.7 34.8-55.0 76 55.3 45.0-65.2
HISPANIC
Yes 108 47 43.9 32.7-55.7 61 56.1 44.3-67.3
No 5,982 2,678 46.3 44.8-47.9 3,304 53.7 52.1-55.2
AGE
18-24 353 197 55.4 49.2-61.4 156 44.6 38.6-50.8
25-34 913 472 52.6 48.8-56.2 441 47.4 43.8-51.2
35-44 1,100 518 47.4 44.1-50.8 582 52.6 49.2-55.9
45-54 1,288 575 44.0 40.9-47.2 713 56.0 52.8-59.1
55-64 1,144 466 39.9 36.8-43.1 678 60.1 56.9-63.2
65+ 1,307 492 36.7 33.8-39.7 815 63.3 60.3-66.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 642 197 35.3 30.4-40.5 445 64.7 59.5-69.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,835 738 43.1 40.3-46.0 1,097 56.9 54.0-59.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,591 735 48.9 45.8-51.9 856 51.1 48.1-54.2
College Graduate 2,066 1,066 50.5 48.0-53.0 1,000 49.5 47.0-52.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 704 205 33.0 28.3-38.1 499 67.0 61.9-71.7
$15,000- $24,999 995 402 42.0 38.2-45.9 593 58.0 54.1-61.8
$25,000- $34,999 718 315 46.6 41.9-51.3 403 53.4 48.7-58.1
$35,000- $49,999 981 480 49.6 45.9-53.3 501 50.4 46.7-54.1
$50,000+ 2,037 1,039 50.8 48.3-53.3 998 49.2 46.7-51.7
Health District**
Appalachia I 365 161 44.1 38.4-50.0 204 55.9 50.0-61.6
Appalachia II 761 337 46.7 42.5-50.9 424 53.3 49.1-57.5
Appalachia III 462 190 42.6 37.0-48.3 272 57.4 51.7-63.0
Catawba 433 209 48.2 42.6-53.8 224 51.8 46.2-57.4
Edisto Savannah 468 201 43.6 38.1-49.1 267 56.4 50.9-61.9
Low Country 319 175 54.9 48.1-61.5 144 45.1 38.5-51.9
Palmetto 935 428 46.5 42.7-50.5 507 53.5 49.5-57.3
Pee Dee 450 183 44.3 38.5-50.2 267 55.7 49.8-61.5
Trident 782 357 47.7 43.4-52.1 425 52.3 47.9-56.6
Upper Savannah 294 129 46.6 39.6-53.7 165 53.4 46.3-60.4
Waccamaw 510 228 46.5 41.1-52.0 282 53.5 48.0-58.9
Wateree 318 121 40.5 33.7-47.7 197 59.5 52.3-66.3
Region***
Region I 659 290 45.2 40.7-49.8 369 54.8 50.2-59.3
Region II 1,223 527 45.1 41.7-48.5 696 54.9 51.5-58.3
Region III 1,368 637 47.1 43.9-50.3 731 52.9 49.7-56.1
Region IV 768 304 42.7 38.3-47.2 464 57.3 52.8-61.7
Region V 468 201 43.6 38.1-49.1 267 56.4 50.9-61.9
Region VI 510 228 46.5 41.1-52.0 282 53.5 48.0-58.9
Region VII 782 357 47.7 43.4-52.1 425 52.3 47.9-56.6
Region VIII 319 175 54.9 48.1-61.5 144 45.1 38.5-51.9

*Data in this table were derived from the physical activity questions.
Not at Risk = Respondents who reported doing moderate physical activity for 30 or more minutes per day and five
or more days per week, or vigorous physical activity for 20 or more minutes per day and three or more days per week.
At Risk= Respondents who reported no moderate physical activity or less than 30 minutes per day, or less than five days
per week and no vigorous physical activity or less than 20 minutes per day, or less than three days per week.

#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

*** Region I: Anderson, Oconee, Abbeville, Laurens, McCormick, Greenwood, Saluda, Edgefield
Region II: Greenville, Pickens, Cherokee, Spartanburg, Union
Region III: Chester, Lancaster, York, Newberry, Fairfield, Lexington, Richland
Region IV: Clarendon, Kershaw, Lee, Sumter, Chesterfield, Darlington, Dillon, Florence, Marion, Marlboro
Region V: Aiken, Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Calhoun, Orangeburg
Region VI: Georgetown, Horry, Williamsburg
Region VII: Berkeley, Charleston, Dorchester
Region VIII: Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton, Jasper

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