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BRFSS Survey Results 2005 for South Carolina

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Physical Activity

Now thinking about moderate physical activities you do in a usual week,
do you do moderate activities for at least 10 minutes at a time,
such as brisk walking, bicycling, vacuuming, gardening,
or anything else that causes some increase in breat hing or heart rate?

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  Total #
Respondents
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 8,225 6,967 85.4 84.4-86.3 1,258 14.6 13.7-15.6
GENDER
Male 3,219 2,754 86.0 84.4-87.4 465 14.0 12.6-15.6
Female 5,006 4,213 84.8 83.6-85.9 793 15.2 14.1-16.4
RACE
White 6,229 5,403 88.1 87.1-89.0 826 11.9 11.0-12.9
African American 1,739 1,360 79.5 77.1-81.8 379 20.5 18.2-22.9
Other 201 161 79.5 71.5-85.7 40 20.5 14.3-28.5
HISPANIC
Yes 114 93 78.5 67.4-86.6 21 21.5 13.4-32.6
No 7,976 6,783 85.8 84.8-86.7 1,193 14.2 13.3-15.2
AGE
18-24 395 352 89.8 85.9-92.7 43 10.2 7.3-14.1
25-34 995 892 88.2 85.5-90.4 103 11.8 9.6-14.5
35-44 1,452 1,271 86.8 84.6-88.7 181 13.2 11.3-15.4
45-54 1,651 1,434 87.1 85.1-88.8 217 12.9 11.2-14.9
55-64 1,603 1,340 82.8 80.6-84.8 263 17.2 15.2-19.4
65+ 2,059 1,617 77.3 75.2-79.4 442 22.7 20.6-24.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,106 784 73.0 69.7-76.0 322 27.0 24.0-30.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,597 2,136 83.3 81.4-85.0 461 16.7 15.0-18.6
Some Post-H.S. 2,073 1,840 88.8 86.9-90.4 233 11.2 9.6-13.1
College Graduate 2,429 2,193 90.5 89.0-91.8 236 9.5 8.2-11.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 993 731 75.7 72.3-78.9 262 24.3 21.1-27.7
$15,000- $24,999 1,295 1,070 82.5 79.7-85.0 225 17.5 15.0-20.3
$25,000- $34,999 959 805 82.6 79.3-85.4 154 17.4 14.6-20.7
$35,000- $49,999 1,219 1,061 87.1 84.5-89.3 158 12.9 10.7-15.5
$50,000+ 2,664 2,446 92.3 91.0-93.4 218 7.7 6.6- 9.0
Health District**
Appalachia I 522 436 86.0 82.4-89.0 86 14.0 11.0-17.6
Appalachia II 927 798 87.7 84.9-90.0 129 12.3 10.0-15.1
Appalachia III 687 574 85.6 82.4-88.2 113 14.4 11.8-17.6
Catawba 536 461 86.6 82.3-90.0 75 13.4 10.0-17.7
Edisto Savannah 613 525 87.5 84.2-90.2 88 12.5 9.8-15.8
Low Country 435 368 84.9 80.4-88.5 67 15.1 11.5-19.6
Palmetto 1,247 1,042 82.8 79.9-85.4 205 17.2 14.6-20.1
Pee Dee 676 561 85.2 82.0-87.9 115 14.8 12.1-18.0
Trident 969 826 83.9 80.5-86.8 143 16.1 13.2-19.5
Upper Savannah 450 382 86.7 82.5-89.9 68 13.3 10.1-17.5
Waccamaw 653 573 88.0 84.7-90.7 80 12.0 9.3-15.3
Wateree 404 338 83.0 77.9-87.1 66 17.0 12.9-22.1
Region***
Region I 972 818 86.3 83.7-88.6 154 13.7 11.4-16.3
Region II 1,614 1,372 86.8 84.7-88.6 242 13.2 11.4-15.3
Region III 1,783 1,503 83.9 81.6-86.1 280 16.1 13.9-18.4
Region IV 1,080 899 84.4 81.7-86.7 181 15.6 13.3-18.3
Region V 613 525 87.5 84.2-90.2 88 12.5 9.8-15.8
Region VI 653 573 88.0 84.7-90.7 80 12.0 9.3-15.3
Region VII 969 826 83.9 80.5-86.8 143 16.1 13.2-19.5
Region VIII 435 368 84.9 80.4-88.5 67 15.1 11.5-19.6

#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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