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BRFSS Survey Results 2005 for South Carolina

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Physical Activity

Now thinking about vigorous physical activities you do in a usual week,
do you do vigorous activities for at least 10 minutes at a time,
such as running, aerobics, heavy yard work, or anything else
that causes large increases in breathing or h eart rate?

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  Total #
Respondents
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 8,178 3,595 49.8 48.4-51.1 4,583 50.2 48.9-51.6
GENDER
Male 3,204 1,787 61.4 59.3-63.4 1,417 38.6 36.6-40.7
Female 4,974 1,808 39.2 37.5-40.9 3,166 60.8 59.1-62.5
RACE
White 6,189 2,803 51.0 49.5-52.5 3,386 49.0 47.5-50.5
African American 1,733 676 45.9 42.8-49.0 1,057 54.1 51.0-57.2
Other 201 94 55.7 47.2-63.8 107 44.3 36.2-52.8
HISPANIC
Yes 115 53 52.1 41.2-62.9 62 47.9 37.1-58.8
No 7,930 3,511 50.0 48.6-51.4 4,419 50.0 48.6-51.4
AGE
18-24 391 258 68.3 62.9-73.3 133 31.7 26.7-37.1
25-34 993 564 59.8 56.3-63.1 429 40.2 36.9-43.7
35-44 1,444 754 53.9 51.0-56.8 690 46.1 43.2-49.0
45-54 1,642 769 48.1 45.4-50.9 873 51.9 49.1-54.6
55-64 1,592 633 40.6 37.9-43.3 959 59.4 56.7-62.1
65+ 2,047 589 29.1 27.0-31.3 1,458 70.9 68.7-73.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,097 281 30.3 26.5-34.4 816 69.7 65.6-73.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,580 1,026 46.8 44.3-49.3 1,554 53.2 50.7-55.7
Some Post-H.S. 2,062 973 54.5 51.9-57.2 1,089 45.5 42.8-48.1
College Graduate 2,419 1,308 57.7 55.5-60.0 1,111 42.3 40.0-44.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 993 252 32.2 27.7-37.0 741 67.8 63.0-72.3
$15,000- $24,999 1,283 485 43.3 39.7-46.9 798 56.7 53.1-60.3
$25,000- $34,999 954 423 48.7 44.7-52.7 531 51.3 47.3-55.3
$35,000- $49,999 1,213 569 52.9 49.6-56.2 644 47.1 43.8-50.4
$50,000+ 2,650 1,485 60.2 58.1-62.3 1,165 39.8 37.7-41.9
Health District**
Appalachia I 514 219 48.4 43.2-53.6 295 51.6 46.4-56.8
Appalachia II 923 439 55.0 50.9-59.0 484 45.0 41.0-49.1
Appalachia III 683 269 45.2 40.6-49.8 414 54.8 50.2-59.4
Catawba 533 241 48.8 43.7-53.9 292 51.2 46.1-56.3
Edisto Savannah 607 269 51.0 45.6-56.3 338 49.0 43.7-54.4
Low Country 434 197 48.4 42.2-54.6 237 51.6 45.4-57.8
Palmetto 1,237 577 52.1 48.7-55.6 660 47.9 44.4-51.3
Pee Dee 673 268 48.3 43.6-53.1 405 51.7 46.9-56.4
Trident 962 448 50.8 46.9-54.7 514 49.2 45.3-53.1
Upper Savannah 449 170 45.3 39.7-50.9 279 54.7 49.1-60.3
Waccamaw 653 283 48.5 43.8-53.3 370 51.5 46.7-56.2
Wateree 405 168 47.2 41.3-53.3 237 52.8 46.7-58.7
Region***
Region I 963 389 46.9 43.1-50.7 574 53.1 49.3-56.9
Region II 1,606 708 50.9 47.8-53.9 898 49.1 46.1-52.2
Region III 1,770 818 51.1 48.2-54.0 952 48.9 46.0-51.8
Region IV 1,078 436 47.9 44.2-51.7 642 52.1 48.3-55.8
Region V 607 269 51.0 45.6-56.3 338 49.0 43.7-54.4
Region VI 653 283 48.5 43.8-53.3 370 51.5 46.7-56.2
Region VII 962 448 50.8 46.9-54.7 514 49.2 45.3-53.1
Region VIII 434 197 48.4 42.2-54.6 237 51.6 45.4-57.8

#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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