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BRFSS Survey Results 2005 for South Carolina

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Exercise

During the past month, other than your regular job,
did you participate in any physical activities or exercises such as running, calisthenics, golf, gardening, or walking for exercise?

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  Total #
Respondents
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 8,434 6,084 73.7 72.6-74.9 2,350 26.3 25.1-27.4
GENDER
Male 3,320 2,545 77.8 75.9-79.5 775 22.2 20.5-24.1
Female 5,114 3,539 70.0 68.5-71.5 1,575 30.0 28.5-31.5
RACE
White 6,345 4,739 77.0 75.8-78.2 1,606 23.0 21.8-24.2
African American 1,819 1,162 65.9 63.0-68.7 657 34.1 31.3-37.0
Other 208 141 73.5 66.5-79.6 67 26.5 20.4-33.5
HISPANIC
Yes 117 77 72.0 61.7-80.4 40 28.0 19.6-38.3
No 8,170 5,931 74.1 72.9-75.3 2,239 25.9 24.7-27.1
AGE
18-24 403 328 81.9 76.9-86.0 75 18.1 14.0-23.1
25-34 1,028 800 78.0 75.1-80.8 228 22.0 19.2-24.9
35-44 1,485 1,138 76.7 74.2-79.1 347 23.3 20.9-25.8
45-54 1,688 1,217 71.4 68.8-73.9 471 28.6 26.1-31.2
55-64 1,643 1,137 69.2 66.6-71.6 506 30.8 28.4-33.4
65+ 2,112 1,402 65.3 63.0-67.6 710 34.7 32.4-37.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,144 601 53.7 49.9-57.4 543 46.3 42.6-50.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,680 1,767 67.8 65.5-70.1 913 32.2 29.9-34.5
Some Post-H.S. 2,118 1,611 78.9 76.8-80.8 507 21.1 19.2-23.2
College Graduate 2,469 2,091 85.5 83.9-87.0 378 14.5 13.0-16.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,023 553 54.1 49.8-58.3 470 45.9 41.7-50.2
$15,000- $24,999 1,341 869 65.5 62.1-68.7 472 34.5 31.3-37.9
$25,000- $34,999 982 688 70.4 66.7-73.8 294 29.6 26.2-33.3
$35,000- $49,999 1,236 952 78.6 75.9-81.1 284 21.4 18.9-24.1
$50,000+ 2,698 2,268 85.3 83.8-86.7 430 14.7 13.3-16.2
Health District**
Appalachia I 529 388 77.0 72.8-80.7 141 23.0 19.3-27.2
Appalachia II 940 682 75.9 72.4-79.1 258 24.1 20.9-27.6
Appalachia III 702 460 70.0 66.0-73.8 242 30.0 26.2-34.0
Catawba 545 410 75.6 70.9-79.8 135 24.4 20.2-29.1
Edisto Savannah 632 441 70.4 65.2-75.1 191 29.6 24.9-34.8
Low Country 446 337 73.1 66.6-78.8 109 26.9 21.2-33.4
Palmetto 1,283 957 77.8 75.1-80.3 326 22.2 19.7-24.9
Pee Dee 697 458 66.2 61.6-70.5 239 33.8 29.5-38.4
Trident 993 759 76.2 72.8-79.4 234 23.8 20.6-27.2
Upper Savannah 463 308 69.2 64.2-73.8 155 30.8 26.2-35.8
Waccamaw 672 514 77.2 73.3-80.7 158 22.8 19.3-26.7
Wateree 416 291 70.2 64.6-75.2 125 29.8 24.8-35.4
Region***
Region I 992 696 73.2 70.0-76.2 296 26.8 23.8-30.0
Region II 1,642 1,142 73.4 70.8-75.9 500 26.6 24.1-29.2
Region III 1,828 1,367 77.2 74.8-79.4 461 22.8 20.6-25.2
Region IV 1,113 749 67.7 64.2-71.0 364 32.3 29.0-35.8
Region V 632 441 70.4 65.2-75.1 191 29.6 24.9-34.8
Region VI 672 514 77.2 73.3-80.7 158 22.8 19.3-26.7
Region VII 993 759 76.2 72.8-79.4 234 23.8 20.6-27.2
Region VIII 446 337 73.1 66.6-78.8 109 26.9 21.2-33.4

#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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