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BRFSS Survey Results 2005 for South Carolina

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Physical Activity

Risk factor for vigorous physical activity defined as 20 or more minutes per day at least 3 or more times per week.*

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  Total #
Respondents
Not at Risk At Risk
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 8,036 1,739 24.6 23.4-25.9 6,297 75.4 74.1-76.6
GENDER
Male 3,157 874 30.7 28.7-32.9 2,283 69.3 67.1-71.3
Female 4,879 865 19.1 17.7-20.5 4,014 80.9 79.5-82.3
RACE
White 6,089 1,381 25.6 24.3-27.0 4,708 74.4 73.0-75.7
African American 1,702 297 21.5 18.8-24.4 1,405 78.5 75.6-81.2
Other 194 49 30.4 22.4-39.8 145 69.6 60.2-77.6
HISPANIC
Yes 111 25 22.7 14.8-33.0 86 77.3 67.0-85.2
No 7,800 1,703 24.9 23.7-26.2 6,097 75.1 73.8-76.3
AGE
18-24 388 142 37.7 32.4-43.4 246 62.3 56.6-67.6
25-34 984 275 29.1 25.9-32.4 709 70.9 67.6-74.1
35-44 1,438 375 26.7 24.2-29.3 1,063 73.3 70.7-75.8
45-54 1,617 380 23.9 21.6-26.3 1,237 76.1 73.7-78.4
55-64 1,564 282 17.9 15.9-20.1 1,282 82.1 79.9-84.1
65+ 1,977 267 12.9 11.4-14.6 1,710 87.1 85.4-88.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,067 111 13.4 10.5-16.9 956 86.6 83.1-89.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,538 478 22.5 20.3-24.8 2,060 77.5 75.2-79.7
Some Post-H.S. 2,026 454 26.4 23.9-29.0 1,572 73.6 71.0-76.1
College Graduate 2,388 695 30.8 28.6-33.0 1,693 69.2 67.0-71.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 971 104 14.4 10.9-18.7 867 85.6 81.3-89.1
$15,000- $24,999 1,258 205 20.5 17.5-23.8 1,053 79.5 76.2-82.5
$25,000- $34,999 929 206 23.9 20.5-27.7 723 76.1 72.3-79.5
$35,000- $49,999 1,203 270 24.5 21.6-27.7 933 75.5 72.3-78.4
$50,000+ 2,633 776 31.0 28.9-33.1 1,857 69.0 66.9-71.1
Health District**
Appalachia I 506 109 23.4 19.1-28.2 397 76.6 71.8-80.9
Appalachia II 908 219 28.6 24.8-32.7 689 71.4 67.3-75.2
Appalachia III 674 126 20.3 16.7-24.5 548 79.7 75.5-83.3
Catawba 518 110 23.5 19.3-28.3 408 76.5 71.7-80.7
Edisto Savannah 594 120 25.0 20.1-30.8 474 75.0 69.2-79.9
Low Country 426 106 24.4 19.6-29.8 320 75.6 70.2-80.4
Palmetto 1,218 291 28.1 24.9-31.6 927 71.9 68.4-75.1
Pee Dee 660 116 21.4 17.4-26.1 544 78.6 73.9-82.6
Trident 950 223 24.7 21.4-28.3 727 75.3 71.7-78.6
Upper Savannah 444 82 21.7 17.3-26.8 362 78.3 73.2-82.7
Waccamaw 638 148 27.1 22.7-31.9 490 72.9 68.1-77.3
Wateree 400 67 18.9 14.4-24.2 333 81.1 75.8-85.6
Region***
Region I 950 191 22.6 19.5-26.0 759 77.4 74.0-80.5
Region II 1,582 345 25.1 22.4-28.1 1,237 74.9 71.9-77.6
Region III 1,736 401 26.7 24.1-29.5 1,335 73.3 70.5-75.9
Region IV 1,060 183 20.5 17.4-24.0 877 79.5 76.0-82.6
Region V 594 120 25.0 20.1-30.8 474 75.0 69.2-79.9
Region VI 638 148 27.1 22.7-31.9 490 72.9 68.1-77.3
Region VII 950 223 24.7 21.4-28.3 727 75.3 71.7-78.6
Region VIII 426 106 24.4 19.6-29.8 320 75.6 70.2-80.4

*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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