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BRFSS Survey Results 2007 for South Carolina

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Physical Activity

On days when you do moderate 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 7,806 1,600 20.3 19.1-21.6 2,299 29.5 28.1-31.0 2,369 29.8 28.3-31.3 853 11.3 10.3-12.4 685 9.0 8.1-10.1
GENDER
Male 3,020 522 16.6 14.8-18.6 787 26.1 23.9-28.4 955 31.3 28.9-33.9 403 14.2 12.4-16.3 353 11.8 10.1-13.6
Female 4,786 1,078 23.8 22.1-25.5 1,512 32.7 30.9-34.6 1,414 28.4 26.7-30.1 450 8.6 7.6- 9.7 332 6.5 5.6- 7.6
RACE
White 5,963 1,173 20.2 18.9-21.7 1,755 30.4 28.8-32.1 1,868 29.6 28.1-31.2 644 10.4 9.4-11.6 523 9.3 8.2-10.5
African American 1,371 334 21.6 18.7-24.7 398 25.8 22.8-29.1 364 29.9 26.2-33.8 158 13.8 11.2-16.9 117 8.9 6.8-11.7
Other 361 71 18.2 13.0-24.8 112 33.3 26.6-40.8 108 30.7 24.1-38.3 39 12.2 7.7-18.6 31 5.6 3.6- 8.5
HISPANIC
Yes 122 32 18.0 11.6-26.9 38 39.4 27.8-52.4 30 25.1 15.4-38.3 13 13.3 6.1-26.7 9 4.2 1.9- 8.7
No 7,606 1,553 20.5 19.2-21.8 2,235 29.2 27.8-30.7 2,321 29.9 28.5-31.5 832 11.3 10.2-12.4 665 9.1 8.1-10.1
AGE
18-24 281 59 20.7 15.5-27.2 80 26.9 21.0-33.9 75 28.5 21.8-36.2 36 13.7 9.4-19.6 31 10.2 6.7-15.1
25-34 783 169 19.5 16.4-23.1 234 28.8 25.0-32.9 241 30.7 26.8-35.0 79 11.2 8.6-14.5 60 9.7 7.1-13.2
35-44 1,287 268 20.7 18.0-23.7 425 32.3 29.3-35.6 382 28.5 25.6-31.6 124 10.4 8.4-13.0 88 8.0 6.1-10.3
45-54 1,700 347 20.1 18.0-22.5 488 28.9 26.3-31.7 548 31.5 28.9-34.3 172 11.8 9.9-14.0 145 7.7 6.3- 9.3
55-64 1,718 330 19.6 17.4-22.0 526 31.0 28.3-33.8 526 30.2 27.5-33.0 196 10.9 9.2-12.8 140 8.3 6.8-10.1
65+ 2,037 427 21.8 19.5-24.2 546 27.7 25.2-30.3 597 28.4 26.0-30.9 246 10.9 9.4-12.6 221 11.2 9.6-13.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 781 200 25.3 20.8-30.5 211 23.9 19.8-28.4 174 25.6 20.7-31.1 92 13.3 9.3-18.6 104 12.0 9.3-15.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,168 442 18.9 16.7-21.3 598 27.9 25.1-30.8 628 27.0 24.3-29.8 250 13.2 11.1-15.6 250 13.1 10.9-15.6
Some Post-H.S. 2,082 428 20.1 17.9-22.5 618 29.8 27.1-32.6 615 30.9 28.0-33.9 244 10.7 9.1-12.6 177 8.5 6.8-10.5
College Graduate 2,763 529 20.4 18.3-22.6 870 32.6 30.2-35.0 947 32.6 30.2-35.0 265 9.6 8.1-11.3 152 4.9 4.0- 6.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 630 183 27.0 22.7-31.8 161 23.4 19.2-28.1 144 25.8 20.6-31.9 80 12.7 9.1-17.4 62 11.1 7.5-16.1
$15,000- $24,999 1,011 235 23.3 19.5-27.5 277 26.7 22.7-31.1 267 26.6 22.7-30.9 117 11.8 9.0-15.3 115 11.7 8.5-15.8
$25,000- $34,999 853 190 21.3 17.6-25.6 240 27.9 23.8-32.4 265 29.9 25.6-34.5 78 10.8 7.9-14.6 80 10.1 7.5-13.4
$35,000- $49,999 1,164 209 16.3 13.6-19.4 345 29.9 26.2-33.8 378 32.7 28.7-36.8 137 12.3 9.5-15.7 95 8.9 6.7-11.7
$50,000+ 3,270 579 19.1 17.3-21.0 1,016 31.9 29.8-34.1 1,105 31.7 29.6-33.9 339 10.1 8.8-11.5 231 7.2 6.0- 8.7
Health District**
Appalachia I 574 108 18.9 14.9-23.7 168 31.1 25.9-36.9 187 29.9 25.4-34.9 59 11.2 7.9-15.7 52 8.8 6.4-12.0
Appalachia II 538 118 22.4 18.4-27.0 180 32.7 28.0-37.7 147 26.5 21.9-31.8 54 10.7 7.6-14.7 39 7.8 5.2-11.5
Appalachia III 377 82 21.1 16.2-27.0 100 26.2 20.8-32.4 129 29.8 24.4-35.9 35 11.4 7.2-17.6 31 11.5 7.2-17.9
Catawba 335 77 22.2 17.3-28.1 107 31.8 26.0-38.1 93 29.9 23.9-36.6 26 5.9 3.9- 8.9 32 10.2 6.6-15.5
Edisto Savannah 966 212 22.0 18.7-25.5 274 26.8 23.5-30.4 281 27.5 24.2-31.2 111 13.7 10.8-17.3 88 10.0 7.6-12.9
Low Country 973 159 17.1 14.1-20.6 272 26.8 23.0-31.0 342 32.2 28.4-36.4 120 13.8 10.7-17.6 80 10.0 7.2-13.9
Palmetto 647 125 18.3 14.9-22.3 210 33.0 28.6-37.7 193 30.8 26.4-35.5 63 10.0 7.5-13.4 56 7.9 5.7-10.8
Pee Dee 563 139 24.1 20.0-28.8 170 31.2 26.4-36.4 150 26.7 22.4-31.4 51 9.2 6.5-12.8 53 8.9 6.5-12.0
Trident 971 184 19.2 16.1-22.7 279 27.3 24.0-31.0 310 31.2 27.5-35.1 109 13.2 10.5-16.6 89 9.0 6.9-11.8
Upper Savannah 472 107 20.2 16.2-25.0 141 29.3 24.3-34.7 123 29.0 23.4-35.3 55 12.1 8.6-16.6 46 9.5 6.6-13.3
Waccamaw 954 190 18.4 15.5-21.7 271 28.8 25.0-32.9 285 31.0 27.1-35.2 116 11.9 9.4-15.1 92 9.8 7.6-12.6
Wateree 373 87 22.5 17.4-28.7 107 22.8 18.1-28.4 111 35.8 28.1-44.2 47 14.9 10.2-21.1 21 4.0 2.4- 6.6
Region***
Region I 1,046 215 19.5 16.6-22.8 309 30.3 26.6-34.3 310 29.5 25.9-33.4 114 11.6 9.1-14.6 98 9.1 7.2-11.5
Region II 915 200 21.8 18.6-25.4 280 29.9 26.3-33.8 276 28.0 24.4-31.9 89 11.0 8.3-14.3 70 9.4 6.9-12.7
Region III 982 202 19.6 16.7-22.8 317 32.6 29.1-36.3 286 30.5 26.9-34.3 89 8.7 6.7-11.0 88 8.7 6.7-11.2
Region IV 936 226 23.4 20.1-27.1 277 27.7 24.1-31.6 261 30.5 26.2-35.0 98 11.6 9.0-14.8 74 6.8 5.2- 8.9
Region V 966 212 22.0 18.7-25.5 274 26.8 23.5-30.4 281 27.5 24.2-31.2 111 13.7 10.8-17.3 88 10.0 7.6-12.9
Region VI 954 190 18.4 15.5-21.7 271 28.8 25.0-32.9 285 31.0 27.1-35.2 116 11.9 9.4-15.1 92 9.8 7.6-12.6
Region VII 971 184 19.2 16.1-22.7 279 27.3 24.0-31.0 310 31.2 27.5-35.1 109 13.2 10.5-16.6 89 9.0 6.9-11.8
Region VIII 973 159 17.1 14.1-20.6 272 26.8 23.0-31.0 342 32.2 28.4-36.4 120 13.8 10.7-17.6 80 10.0 7.2-13.9

*This question was asked only of respondents who reported that
they do moderate 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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