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BRFSS Survey Results 2005 for South Carolina

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Physical Activity

On days when you do vigorous activities for at least 10 minutes at a time,
how much total time per day do you spend doing these activities? *

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  Total #
Respondents
10-20 minutes 21-30 minutes 31-60 minutes 1 - 2 hours More than 2 hours
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,536 560 15.3 13.9-16.8 908 26.2 24.4-28.0 1,157 32.3 30.4-34.3 494 14.9 13.4-16.5 417 11.3 10.0-12.8
GENDER
Male 1,758 264 13.8 12.0-15.8 403 23.3 21.0-25.8 567 31.6 28.9-34.3 308 18.7 16.4-21.2 216 12.7 10.7-14.9
Female 1,778 296 17.5 15.4-19.8 505 30.3 27.7-33.0 590 33.4 30.8-36.1 186 9.5 8.0-11.2 201 9.3 7.9-10.9
RACE
White 2,762 436 15.5 14.0-17.2 712 27.3 25.3-29.3 928 33.2 31.1-35.3 378 13.8 12.3-15.4 308 10.3 9.0-11.7
African American 663 107 14.9 12.0-18.5 168 23.1 19.4-27.3 197 30.5 26.1-35.2 98 17.4 13.7-21.9 93 14.1 10.6-18.3
Other 91 14 14.3 7.8-24.8 22 27.5 17.2-40.8 27 29.0 18.7-42.0 16 18.3 9.8-31.4 12 10.9 5.4-20.8
HISPANIC
Yes 51 8 15.8 7.1-31.7 8 22.3 10.3-41.5 24 41.5 27.1-57.5 4 8.4 2.6-24.2 7 12.0 5.2-25.3
No 3,459 548 15.3 13.9-16.8 894 26.4 24.6-28.2 1,129 32.2 30.2-34.1 484 15.0 13.5-16.7 404 11.2 9.8-12.7
AGE
18-24 256 42 14.0 10.2-18.9 75 28.6 22.9-35.0 86 31.8 25.9-38.4 34 16.2 11.4-22.6 19 9.4 5.5-15.6
25-34 559 82 14.7 11.7-18.3 171 28.1 24.2-32.3 207 36.6 32.2-41.2 64 13.2 10.2-17.0 35 7.4 5.2-10.4
35-44 751 134 18.2 15.2-21.5 218 28.1 24.7-31.8 240 31.1 27.5-34.8 99 13.5 11.0-16.5 60 9.2 6.9-12.0
45-54 756 115 14.4 11.9-17.5 189 25.3 22.0-28.9 257 32.8 29.2-36.6 102 14.4 11.7-17.5 93 13.1 10.6-16.2
55-64 621 98 14.9 12.2-18.1 145 24.6 20.9-28.6 202 31.3 27.4-35.4 93 16.2 13.0-20.0 83 13.1 10.4-16.4
65+ 565 84 14.9 12.0-18.4 108 17.9 14.8-21.5 153 25.8 22.1-29.9 98 18.6 15.3-22.5 122 22.7 19.0-27.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 270 41 13.8 9.5-19.6 55 20.8 15.2-27.8 64 23.0 17.0-30.3 42 17.9 11.2-27.5 68 24.4 17.6-32.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,007 162 15.7 13.2-18.6 244 24.5 21.3-28.1 293 29.5 26.0-33.3 149 14.5 12.0-17.5 159 15.7 12.8-19.1
Some Post-H.S. 960 156 16.0 13.3-19.1 255 26.5 23.2-30.1 297 31.6 27.9-35.4 139 15.9 13.0-19.3 113 10.0 8.0-12.5
College Graduate 1,294 201 14.7 12.7-17.0 353 28.8 26.0-31.8 500 37.8 34.8-40.9 164 13.7 11.5-16.1 76 5.0 3.9- 6.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 248 47 18.2 12.6-25.5 52 20.7 14.4-28.9 71 29.7 21.9-39.0 25 10.6 4.7-22.0 53 20.8 13.3-30.8
$15,000- $24,999 475 80 14.9 11.4-19.1 110 21.6 17.4-26.4 122 27.8 22.6-33.6 77 19.2 14.8-24.5 86 16.6 12.9-21.0
$25,000- $34,999 411 59 13.0 9.7-17.2 111 27.6 22.5-33.4 110 28.9 23.5-35.0 64 16.1 12.1-21.0 67 14.4 10.9-18.9
$35,000- $49,999 562 93 16.2 12.9-20.2 143 26.8 22.6-31.5 201 33.2 28.7-38.1 71 13.9 10.5-18.2 54 9.8 7.2-13.2
$50,000+ 1,477 223 14.5 12.6-16.7 417 29.6 26.8-32.4 533 35.2 32.4-38.0 205 14.3 12.2-16.6 99 6.4 5.1- 8.1
Health District**
Appalachia I 214 45 20.4 14.8-27.5 43 18.7 13.5-25.4 69 33.6 26.1-41.9 35 18.4 12.6-26.1 22 8.9 5.6-13.8
Appalachia II 430 64 15.8 11.9-20.7 107 26.0 21.2-31.4 157 33.7 28.6-39.2 51 12.9 9.5-17.3 51 11.6 7.8-17.1
Appalachia III 265 44 15.8 11.3-21.7 81 31.5 25.0-38.8 78 31.5 24.8-39.1 36 10.5 7.3-14.8 26 10.7 6.6-16.9
Catawba 238 43 16.4 11.9-22.2 64 27.8 21.6-35.0 72 30.9 24.3-38.4 32 15.2 10.2-21.9 27 9.7 6.3-14.7
Edisto Savannah 266 35 14.2 9.8-20.1 61 20.0 14.7-26.6 82 29.8 23.2-37.4 41 17.6 12.1-24.8 47 18.4 11.7-27.5
Low Country 196 20 10.2 6.0-17.0 54 27.0 19.9-35.5 67 32.3 24.5-41.2 28 18.0 9.7-31.0 27 12.6 8.0-19.1
Palmetto 567 98 16.0 12.8-19.8 150 28.8 24.2-33.9 198 35.0 30.3-40.1 68 12.5 9.3-16.6 53 7.7 5.6-10.4
Pee Dee 263 40 16.1 11.4-22.3 67 24.3 18.6-31.1 90 35.1 28.0-43.0 28 11.0 7.1-16.6 38 13.4 9.0-19.6
Trident 441 68 15.1 11.2-19.9 121 28.4 23.5-33.7 156 34.2 29.0-39.7 62 15.2 11.2-20.4 34 7.2 4.8-10.5
Upper Savannah 169 23 11.5 7.0-18.3 35 21.8 15.3-30.2 55 30.3 22.9-38.8 30 23.2 15.7-32.8 26 13.2 8.7-19.7
Waccamaw 276 43 14.7 10.2-20.8 72 26.3 20.3-33.4 71 26.2 19.5-34.1 49 17.4 12.7-23.4 41 15.3 10.8-21.3
Wateree 165 27 14.6 9.4-22.0 46 29.9 21.6-39.7 51 31.0 23.2-39.9 29 16.9 11.0-25.0 12 7.7 4.1-14.1
Region***
Region I 383 68 16.3 12.4-21.0 78 20.2 15.9-25.3 124 32.0 26.6-37.9 65 20.6 15.7-26.6 48 10.9 8.0-14.7
Region II 695 108 15.8 12.7-19.5 188 28.0 24.1-32.3 235 32.9 28.8-37.3 87 12.0 9.5-15.1 77 11.3 8.3-15.2
Region III 805 141 16.1 13.4-19.2 214 28.5 24.7-32.6 270 33.8 29.9-38.0 100 13.3 10.5-16.7 80 8.3 6.4-10.6
Region IV 428 67 15.6 11.9-20.2 113 26.4 21.5-31.9 141 33.6 28.1-39.5 57 13.2 9.7-17.6 50 11.3 8.0-15.7
Region V 266 35 14.2 9.8-20.1 61 20.0 14.7-26.6 82 29.8 23.2-37.4 41 17.6 12.1-24.8 47 18.4 11.7-27.5
Region VI 276 43 14.7 10.2-20.8 72 26.3 20.3-33.4 71 26.2 19.5-34.1 49 17.4 12.7-23.4 41 15.3 10.8-21.3
Region VII 441 68 15.1 11.2-19.9 121 28.4 23.5-33.7 156 34.2 29.0-39.7 62 15.2 11.2-20.4 34 7.2 4.8-10.5
Region VIII 196 20 10.2 6.0-17.0 54 27.0 19.9-35.5 67 32.3 24.5-41.2 28 18.0 9.7-31.0 27 12.6 8.0-19.1

*This question was asked only of respondents who reported that
they do vigorous activities for at least 10 minutes at a time in a usual week.

#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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