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BRFSS Survey Results 2007 for South Carolina

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Physical Activity

Risk Factor for no physical activity or exercise.*

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  Total #
Respondents
Exercise Do not Exercise
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 10,085 9,047 91.1 90.3-91.8 1,038 8.9 8.2- 9.7
GENDER
Male 3,830 3,514 92.4 91.2-93.5 316 7.6 6.5- 8.8
Female 6,255 5,533 89.9 88.9-90.8 722 10.1 9.2-11.1
RACE
White 7,442 6,761 92.2 91.4-93.0 681 7.8 7.0- 8.6
African American 1,974 1,700 88.5 86.6-90.2 274 11.5 9.8-13.4
Other 472 426 91.4 86.5-94.7 46 8.6 5.3-13.5
HISPANIC
Yes 157 146 94.3 84.6-98.0 11 5.7 2.0-15.4
No 9,776 8,782 91.1 90.3-91.9 994 8.9 8.1- 9.7
AGE
18-24 349 324 92.9 88.3-95.8 25 7.1 4.2-11.7
25-34 917 872 95.9 93.9-97.2 45 4.1 2.8- 6.1
35-44 1,541 1,436 93.6 91.8-95.0 105 6.4 5.0- 8.2
45-54 2,128 1,928 89.6 87.7-91.3 200 10.4 8.7-12.3
55-64 2,205 1,973 89.2 87.5-90.7 232 10.8 9.3-12.5
65+ 2,945 2,514 84.7 83.0-86.3 431 15.3 13.7-17.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,250 1,009 83.6 80.6-86.2 241 16.4 13.8-19.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,019 2,614 88.7 87.0-90.1 405 11.3 9.9-13.0
Some Post-H.S. 2,545 2,327 92.4 90.6-93.8 218 7.6 6.2- 9.4
College Graduate 3,243 3,073 95.6 94.6-96.4 170 4.4 3.6- 5.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 965 765 82.1 78.8-85.0 200 17.9 15.0-21.2
$15,000- $24,999 1,418 1,209 86.5 83.5-89.0 209 13.5 11.0-16.5
$25,000- $34,999 1,129 996 89.5 86.8-91.7 133 10.5 8.3-13.2
$35,000- $49,999 1,457 1,332 92.8 90.9-94.4 125 7.2 5.6- 9.1
$50,000+ 3,717 3,550 95.5 94.5-96.3 167 4.5 3.7- 5.5
Health District**
Appalachia I 721 640 90.7 87.9-93.0 81 9.3 7.0-12.1
Appalachia II 679 608 91.4 88.4-93.6 71 8.6 6.4-11.6
Appalachia III 503 425 86.9 82.5-90.3 78 13.1 9.7-17.5
Catawba 417 377 92.8 89.6-95.0 40 7.2 5.0-10.4
Edisto Savannah 1,258 1,131 90.7 88.5-92.5 127 9.3 7.5-11.5
Low Country 1,200 1,106 93.7 91.8-95.3 94 6.3 4.7- 8.2
Palmetto 838 754 92.1 89.6-94.0 84 7.9 6.0-10.4
Pee Dee 773 663 88.8 86.2-91.0 110 11.2 9.0-13.8
Trident 1,224 1,113 92.0 89.8-93.8 111 8.0 6.2-10.2
Upper Savannah 608 550 92.4 89.7-94.4 58 7.6 5.6-10.3
Waccamaw 1,240 1,140 93.3 91.4-94.8 100 6.7 5.2- 8.6
Wateree 495 432 88.9 85.0-91.9 63 11.1 8.1-15.0
Region***
Region I 1,329 1,190 91.5 89.6-93.1 139 8.5 6.9-10.4
Region II 1,182 1,033 89.4 86.9-91.4 149 10.6 8.6-13.1
Region III 1,255 1,131 92.3 90.4-93.8 124 7.7 6.2- 9.6
Region IV 1,268 1,095 88.9 86.7-90.7 173 11.1 9.3-13.3
Region V 1,258 1,131 90.7 88.5-92.5 127 9.3 7.5-11.5
Region VI 1,240 1,140 93.3 91.4-94.8 100 6.7 5.2- 8.6
Region VII 1,224 1,113 92.0 89.8-93.8 111 8.0 6.2-10.2
Region VIII 1,200 1,106 93.7 91.8-95.3 94 6.3 4.7- 8.2

*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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