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BRFSS Survey Results 2005 for South Carolina

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Physical Activity

Risk factor for moderate physical activity defined as 30 or more minutes per day for 5 or more days per week, or vigorous activity for 20 or more minutes per day on 3 or more days.*

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  Total #
Respondents
Not at Risk At Risk
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 7,789 3,364 45.3 43.9-46.7 4,425 54.7 53.3-56.1
GENDER
Male 3,098 1,472 49.5 47.3-51.8 1,626 50.5 48.2-52.7
Female 4,691 1,892 41.4 39.7-43.1 2,799 58.6 56.9-60.3
RACE
White 5,915 2,698 48.2 46.7-49.7 3,217 51.8 50.3-53.3
African American 1,637 557 37.4 34.3-40.6 1,080 62.6 59.4-65.7
Other 190 88 51.0 42.2-59.8 102 49.0 40.2-57.8
HISPANIC
Yes 109 50 45.4 34.5-56.8 59 54.6 43.2-65.5
No 7,569 3,287 45.5 44.1-47.0 4,282 54.5 53.0-55.9
AGE
18-24 387 213 56.1 50.4-61.6 174 43.9 38.4-49.6
25-34 974 470 48.7 45.1-52.2 504 51.3 47.8-54.9
35-44 1,423 653 46.1 43.2-49.0 770 53.9 51.0-56.8
45-54 1,595 705 43.7 40.9-46.4 890 56.3 53.6-59.1
55-64 1,524 608 40.3 37.6-43.0 916 59.7 57.0-62.4
65+ 1,821 681 36.6 34.2-39.1 1,140 63.4 60.9-65.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 981 292 32.1 28.3-36.1 689 67.9 63.9-71.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,453 1,019 44.4 41.9-47.0 1,434 55.6 53.0-58.1
Some Post-H.S. 1,988 875 47.1 44.4-49.9 1,113 52.9 50.1-55.6
College Graduate 2,351 1,172 50.3 47.9-52.6 1,179 49.7 47.4-52.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 916 278 34.1 29.7-38.8 638 65.9 61.2-70.3
$15,000- $24,999 1,206 491 44.5 40.8-48.2 715 55.5 51.8-59.2
$25,000- $34,999 909 392 42.8 38.8-46.9 517 57.2 53.1-61.2
$35,000- $49,999 1,179 517 45.4 42.0-48.8 662 54.6 51.2-58.0
$50,000+ 2,614 1,317 50.6 48.4-52.9 1,297 49.4 47.1-51.6
Health District**
Appalachia I 484 210 44.7 39.5-50.1 274 55.3 49.9-60.5
Appalachia II 890 395 47.3 43.1-51.5 495 52.7 48.5-56.9
Appalachia III 656 276 42.7 38.2-47.4 380 57.3 52.6-61.8
Catawba 505 217 43.7 38.6-49.0 288 56.3 51.0-61.4
Edisto Savannah 569 236 44.8 39.2-50.5 333 55.2 49.5-60.8
Low Country 407 198 47.7 41.4-54.0 209 52.3 46.0-58.6
Palmetto 1,191 517 47.3 43.7-50.9 674 52.7 49.1-56.3
Pee Dee 637 246 43.0 38.1-48.0 391 57.0 52.0-61.9
Trident 926 401 44.9 40.9-48.9 525 55.1 51.1-59.1
Upper Savannah 431 179 43.8 38.2-49.4 252 56.2 50.6-61.8
Waccamaw 615 290 47.9 43.0-52.8 325 52.1 47.2-57.0
Wateree 385 155 41.2 35.4-47.4 230 58.8 52.6-64.6
Region***
Region I 915 389 44.2 40.4-48.1 526 55.8 51.9-59.6
Region II 1,546 671 45.4 42.3-48.5 875 54.6 51.5-57.7
Region III 1,696 734 46.2 43.3-49.2 962 53.8 50.8-56.7
Region IV 1,022 401 42.3 38.5-46.2 621 57.7 53.8-61.5
Region V 569 236 44.8 39.2-50.5 333 55.2 49.5-60.8
Region VI 615 290 47.9 43.0-52.8 325 52.1 47.2-57.0
Region VII 926 401 44.9 40.9-48.9 525 55.1 51.1-59.1
Region VIII 407 198 47.7 41.4-54.0 209 52.3 46.0-58.6

*Data in this table was derived from the Physical Activity questions.
*Data in this table was derived from the 5 level Physical Activity categories.

#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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