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BRFSS Survey Results 2005 for South Carolina

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Physical Activity

3 level moderate physical activity category.*

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  Total #
Respondents
Meets Recommendation Insufficient activity No such physical activity
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 7,824 2,595 33.9 32.5-35.2 3,960 50.7 49.3-52.1 1,269 15.4 14.4-16.4
GENDER
Male 3,106 1,060 35.0 32.9-37.2 1,575 50.3 48.1-52.5 471 14.7 13.2-16.3
Female 4,718 1,535 32.8 31.2-34.4 2,385 51.2 49.4-52.9 798 16.0 14.8-17.3
RACE
White 5,933 2,118 37.1 35.7-38.6 2,985 50.4 48.9-51.9 830 12.5 11.5-13.4
African American 1,651 400 25.9 23.1-28.9 865 52.4 49.2-55.5 386 21.7 19.4-24.3
Other 192 61 33.5 25.4-42.7 91 45.1 36.6-53.9 40 21.4 15.0-29.7
HISPANIC
Yes 110 40 34.6 24.7-46.0 49 43.3 32.7-54.6 21 22.1 13.8-33.4
No 7,597 2,533 34.0 32.7-35.4 3,863 51.1 49.6-52.5 1,201 14.9 14.0-15.9
AGE
18-24 385 158 41.6 36.1-47.4 184 47.9 42.2-53.6 43 10.5 7.5-14.5
25-34 978 349 35.0 31.8-38.5 525 52.7 49.2-56.2 104 12.2 9.9-15.0
35-44 1,421 474 32.8 30.2-35.6 766 53.7 50.7-56.5 181 13.5 11.6-15.7
45-54 1,595 516 31.3 28.8-34.0 860 55.1 52.3-57.8 219 13.6 11.8-15.6
55-64 1,534 493 32.4 29.8-35.0 776 49.6 46.8-52.4 265 18.0 15.9-20.3
65+ 1,847 576 30.6 28.4-33.0 823 43.8 41.3-46.3 448 25.6 23.4-27.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 997 247 26.4 22.8-30.2 422 43.6 39.6-47.7 328 30.1 26.7-33.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,462 805 33.8 31.4-36.3 1,195 48.7 46.2-51.3 462 17.5 15.7-19.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,992 669 34.7 32.0-37.4 1,087 53.5 50.8-56.3 236 11.8 10.1-13.7
College Graduate 2,356 869 36.5 34.3-38.9 1,250 53.6 51.3-56.0 237 9.8 8.5-11.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 924 231 27.4 23.2-31.9 428 46.5 42.0-51.0 265 26.1 22.8-29.8
$15,000- $24,999 1,217 406 34.6 31.2-38.2 584 46.8 43.2-50.4 227 18.6 15.9-21.6
$25,000- $34,999 923 300 31.8 28.2-35.7 467 50.1 46.0-54.1 156 18.1 15.2-21.4
$35,000- $49,999 1,176 404 34.8 31.6-38.1 613 51.8 48.4-55.2 159 13.4 11.1-16.0
$50,000+ 2,608 974 37.0 34.9-39.2 1,415 55.0 52.8-57.2 219 8.0 6.8- 9.3
Health District**
Appalachia I 488 167 35.3 30.4-40.6 235 49.8 44.5-55.1 86 14.9 11.7-18.7
Appalachia II 891 295 33.5 29.6-37.5 465 53.6 49.4-57.8 131 12.9 10.5-15.8
Appalachia III 658 214 33.6 29.3-38.1 330 51.0 46.4-55.6 114 15.4 12.5-18.7
Catawba 508 170 33.7 29.0-38.8 263 52.2 46.9-57.4 75 14.1 10.6-18.6
Edisto Savannah 571 181 33.3 27.9-39.2 301 53.4 47.8-59.0 89 13.3 10.4-16.8
Low Country 408 161 38.3 32.5-44.5 180 45.6 39.3-52.1 67 16.0 12.2-20.8
Palmetto 1,199 382 32.8 29.6-36.3 612 49.4 45.8-52.9 205 17.8 15.2-20.8
Pee Dee 639 182 31.1 26.6-36.0 337 52.5 47.7-57.4 120 16.3 13.4-19.8
Trident 934 311 34.0 30.3-37.9 479 49.3 45.4-53.3 144 16.7 13.7-20.2
Upper Savannah 431 149 34.8 29.6-40.4 214 51.5 45.9-57.1 68 13.7 10.3-17.9
Waccamaw 616 218 34.5 30.0-39.3 317 52.7 47.8-57.5 81 12.8 10.0-16.3
Wateree 389 130 33.7 28.2-39.6 193 48.9 42.9-55.0 66 17.4 13.2-22.6
Region***
Region I 919 316 35.1 31.4-38.9 449 50.6 46.8-54.5 154 14.3 11.9-17.1
Region II 1,549 509 33.5 30.6-36.5 795 52.6 49.4-55.7 245 13.9 12.0-16.1
Region III 1,707 552 33.1 30.4-35.9 875 50.2 47.3-53.1 280 16.7 14.5-19.2
Region IV 1,028 312 32.1 28.5-35.8 530 51.2 47.4-55.0 186 16.7 14.2-19.6
Region V 571 181 33.3 27.9-39.2 301 53.4 47.8-59.0 89 13.3 10.4-16.8
Region VI 616 218 34.5 30.0-39.3 317 52.7 47.8-57.5 81 12.8 10.0-16.3
Region VII 934 311 34.0 30.3-37.9 479 49.3 45.4-53.3 144 16.7 13.7-20.2
Region VIII 408 161 38.3 32.5-44.5 180 45.6 39.3-52.1 67 16.0 12.2-20.8

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

#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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