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BRFSS Survey Results 2006 for South Carolina

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Exercise

No leisure time physical activity or exercise during the past 30 days other than the respondents regular job.*

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  Total #
Respondents
Had physical activity or exercise No physical activity or exercise
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 9,023 6,637 75.7 74.4-76.8 2,386 24.3 23.2-25.6
GENDER
Male 3,483 2,666 78.5 76.6-80.3 817 21.5 19.7-23.4
Female 5,540 3,971 73.1 71.5-74.6 1,569 26.9 25.4-28.5
RACE
White 6,830 5,140 77.7 76.4-79.0 1,690 22.3 21.0-23.6
African American 1,863 1,250 69.9 67.0-72.7 613 30.1 27.3-33.0
Other 246 190 77.8 70.1-84.0 56 22.2 16.0-29.9
HISPANIC
Yes 181 135 76.5 67.2-83.8 46 23.5 16.2-32.8
No 8,661 6,394 75.8 74.6-77.0 2,267 24.2 23.0-25.4
AGE
18-24 337 284 83.8 78.5-88.0 53 16.2 12.0-21.5
25-34 950 781 81.1 77.9-84.1 169 18.9 15.9-22.1
35-44 1,438 1,106 76.4 73.4-79.1 332 23.6 20.9-26.6
45-54 1,824 1,336 74.6 72.1-77.1 488 25.4 22.9-27.9
55-64 1,892 1,377 71.7 69.1-74.1 515 28.3 25.9-30.9
65+ 2,494 1,688 68.0 65.7-70.2 806 32.0 29.8-34.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,327 729 57.8 53.9-61.5 598 42.2 38.5-46.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,769 1,889 69.9 67.5-72.2 880 30.1 27.8-32.5
Some Post-H.S. 2,223 1,706 80.5 78.3-82.5 517 19.5 17.5-21.7
College Graduate 2,675 2,295 86.6 84.8-88.2 380 13.4 11.8-15.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,078 602 58.4 54.2-62.4 476 41.6 37.6-45.8
$15,000- $24,999 1,355 865 66.6 63.0-70.0 490 33.4 30.0-37.0
$25,000- $34,999 1,012 749 74.3 70.3-77.9 263 25.7 22.1-29.7
$35,000- $49,999 1,252 959 78.2 75.2-81.0 293 21.8 19.0-24.8
$50,000+ 3,009 2,561 85.6 84.0-87.2 448 14.4 12.8-16.0
Health District**
Appalachia I 711 512 75.7 71.1-79.7 199 24.3 20.3-28.9
Appalachia II 655 505 79.4 75.2-83.1 150 20.6 16.9-24.8
Appalachia III 500 341 70.3 65.3-74.9 159 29.7 25.1-34.7
Catawba 381 279 75.8 70.5-80.5 102 24.2 19.5-29.5
Edisto Savannah 1,067 753 74.3 70.9-77.5 314 25.7 22.5-29.1
Low Country 939 739 78.2 74.1-81.8 200 21.8 18.2-25.9
Palmetto 848 656 79.4 75.9-82.4 192 20.6 17.6-24.1
Pee Dee 744 491 68.2 63.8-72.3 253 31.8 27.7-36.2
Trident 1,044 816 80.9 77.6-83.8 228 19.1 16.2-22.4
Upper Savannah 586 413 70.0 64.6-75.0 173 30.0 25.0-35.4
Waccamaw 952 714 74.3 70.4-77.8 238 25.7 22.2-29.6
Wateree 481 338 71.1 65.6-76.0 143 28.9 24.0-34.4
Region***
Region I 1,297 925 73.1 69.7-76.4 372 26.9 23.6-30.3
Region II 1,155 846 75.3 72.1-78.2 309 24.7 21.8-27.9
Region III 1,229 935 78.3 75.4-80.9 294 21.7 19.1-24.6
Region IV 1,225 829 69.3 65.9-72.6 396 30.7 27.4-34.1
Region V 1,067 753 74.3 70.9-77.5 314 25.7 22.5-29.1
Region VI 952 714 74.3 70.4-77.8 238 25.7 22.2-29.6
Region VII 1,044 816 80.9 77.6-83.8 228 19.1 16.2-22.4
Region VIII 939 739 78.2 74.1-81.8 200 21.8 18.2-25.9

*Data in this table was derived from the Exercise questions.

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50 and confidence intervals with width greater than 20. 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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