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BRFSS Survey Results 2004 for South Carolina

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Physical Activity

Vigorous Physical Activity*

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  Total
Respond.#
Not at Risk At Risk
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 6,334 1,587 27.7 26.3-29.1 4,747 72.3 70.9-73.7
GENDER
Male 2,409 751 34.2 31.8-36.6 1,658 65.8 63.4-68.2
Female 3,925 836 21.9 20.4-23.5 3,089 78.1 76.5-79.6
RACE
White 4,964 1,289 29.0 27.4-30.5 3,675 71.0 69.5-72.6
African American 1,173 238 23.3 20.3-26.6 935 76.7 73.4-79.7
Other 152 50 29.8 21.8-39.2 102 70.2 60.8-78.2
HISPANIC
Yes 110 32 32.5 22.2-44.8 78 67.5 55.2-77.8
No 6,161 1,550 27.8 26.4-29.2 4,611 72.2 70.8-73.6
AGE
18-24 362 152 42.3 36.5-48.4 210 57.7 51.6-63.5
25-34 923 303 33.5 30.1-37.1 620 66.5 62.9-69.9
35-44 1,123 320 29.9 27.0-33.1 803 70.1 66.9-73.0
45-54 1,312 332 25.2 22.5-28.1 980 74.8 71.9-77.5
55-64 1,193 250 20.7 18.3-23.3 943 79.3 76.7-81.7
65+ 1,376 219 15.5 13.6-17.7 1,157 84.5 82.3-86.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 675 94 18.9 14.9-23.7 581 81.1 76.3-85.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,925 414 24.9 22.4-27.5 1,511 75.1 72.5-77.6
Some Post-H.S. 1,634 408 29.3 26.5-32.3 1,226 70.7 67.7-73.5
College Graduate 2,089 670 32.7 30.4-35.0 1,419 67.3 65.0-69.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 740 92 17.1 13.3-21.6 648 82.9 78.4-86.7
$15,000- $24,999 1,032 205 23.3 20.0-26.9 827 76.7 73.1-80.0
$25,000- $34,999 741 178 27.1 23.0-31.6 563 72.9 68.4-77.0
$35,000- $49,999 997 303 32.2 28.8-35.8 694 67.8 64.2-71.2
$50,000+ 2,060 646 32.4 30.1-34.8 1,414 67.6 65.2-69.9
Health District**
Appalachia I 381 74 19.9 15.7-24.9 307 80.1 75.1-84.3
Appalachia II 779 204 28.4 24.7-32.4 575 71.6 67.6-75.3
Appalachia III 479 107 26.9 21.9-32.4 372 73.1 67.6-78.1
Catawba 450 113 24.4 20.1-29.3 337 75.6 70.7-79.9
Edisto Savannah 479 106 25.9 21.1-31.3 373 74.1 68.7-78.9
Low Country 326 109 36.0 29.7-42.8 217 64.0 57.2-70.3
Palmetto 960 270 30.0 26.4-33.8 690 70.0 66.2-73.6
Pee Dee 460 100 27.3 22.0-33.3 360 72.7 66.7-78.0
Trident 804 216 30.9 26.8-35.3 588 69.1 64.7-73.2
Upper Savannah 304 70 24.4 18.9-30.9 234 75.6 69.1-81.1
Waccamaw 529 132 27.2 22.8-32.1 397 72.8 67.9-77.2
Wateree 331 74 26.3 20.6-32.9 257 73.7 67.1-79.4
Region***
Region I 685 144 21.9 18.4-25.9 541 78.1 74.1-81.6
Region II 1,258 311 27.8 24.8-31.0 947 72.2 69.0-75.2
Region III 1,410 383 28.1 25.3-31.1 1,027 71.9 68.9-74.7
Region IV 791 174 26.9 22.9-31.3 617 73.1 68.7-77.1
Region V 479 106 25.9 21.1-31.3 373 74.1 68.7-78.9
Region VI 529 132 27.2 22.8-32.1 397 72.8 67.9-77.2
Region VII 804 216 30.9 26.8-35.3 588 69.1 64.7-73.2
Region VIII 326 109 36.0 29.7-42.8 217 64.0 57.2-70.3

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