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BRFSS Survey Results 2007 for South Carolina

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Physical Activity

How many days per week do you do these vigorous activities for at least 10 minutes at a time?*

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  Total #
Respondents
1 day per week 2 days per week 3-4 days per week 5-6 days per week Everyday
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,306 952 21.4 19.7-23.2 993 22.7 20.9-24.5 1,478 35.5 33.4-37.7 558 12.9 11.5-14.4 325 7.5 6.4- 8.8
GENDER
Male 2,015 442 21.3 18.9-24.0 477 22.2 19.7-24.9 665 35.4 32.4-38.5 274 13.6 11.5-16.0 157 7.5 6.0- 9.4
Female 2,291 510 21.6 19.4-23.9 516 23.3 21.0-25.8 813 35.7 33.0-38.4 284 11.9 10.3-13.8 168 7.5 6.2- 9.1
RACE
White 3,306 730 22.8 20.8-24.9 733 21.8 19.9-23.8 1,163 35.6 33.3-37.9 445 13.5 11.9-15.3 235 6.3 5.3- 7.5
African American 733 162 18.3 14.7-22.4 197 26.9 22.5-31.7 233 34.1 29.3-39.2 84 12.7 9.5-16.9 57 8.1 5.7-11.3
Other 219 49 18.5 12.3-26.7 53 18.3 12.4-26.1 65 39.1 29.8-49.3 24 8.5 5.1-13.7 28 15.7 9.5-24.8
HISPANIC
Yes 70 9 15.7 7.0-31.5 18 15.9 9.0-26.7 23 34.1 20.8-50.6 10 12.8 6.2-24.8 10 21.4 9.8-40.6
No 4,199 934 21.5 19.8-23.4 967 22.9 21.1-24.8 1,444 35.6 33.5-37.8 544 12.9 11.5-14.5 310 7.1 6.0- 8.2
AGE
18-24 194 28 16.0 10.5-23.7 25 11.4 7.2-17.5 86 43.7 35.3-52.4 38 18.9 13.0-26.7 17 10.0 5.7-17.1
25-34 509 107 22.3 18.0-27.2 121 24.0 19.4-29.3 187 37.6 32.4-43.2 62 10.9 7.9-14.7 32 5.3 3.4- 8.0
35-44 819 180 18.9 15.9-22.4 210 24.8 21.3-28.5 280 35.6 31.4-39.9 93 12.8 10.0-16.2 56 8.0 5.7-11.0
45-54 1,012 236 22.6 19.6-25.9 256 25.4 22.2-28.8 312 31.7 28.3-35.4 133 13.3 11.0-16.1 75 6.9 5.3- 9.1
55-64 896 207 24.9 21.5-28.8 197 22.4 19.2-25.9 310 32.8 29.0-36.9 113 11.2 8.9-14.0 69 8.6 6.4-11.6
65+ 876 194 24.1 20.5-28.1 184 22.1 18.8-25.7 303 32.1 28.5-36.0 119 12.8 10.4-15.7 76 8.9 6.7-11.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 360 91 22.6 16.4-30.2 77 20.3 14.3-27.9 98 29.7 22.5-38.1 43 12.6 8.0-19.4 51 14.8 9.8-21.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,160 270 21.7 18.5-25.2 275 23.3 19.9-27.1 380 33.6 29.5-37.8 118 10.2 7.7-13.4 117 11.2 8.8-14.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,087 232 20.5 17.2-24.2 248 23.0 19.6-26.7 397 37.9 33.9-42.1 141 13.4 10.7-16.8 69 5.1 3.8- 6.9
College Graduate 1,693 357 21.6 19.0-24.4 392 22.5 19.9-25.2 601 36.8 33.7-40.1 255 14.7 12.6-17.0 88 4.5 3.3- 6.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 238 58 21.0 14.0-30.3 65 27.4 18.7-38.4 56 21.3 14.1-30.9 25 16.1 8.5-28.4 34 14.1 9.1-21.3
$15,000- $24,999 487 121 23.6 18.1-30.1 99 20.0 15.4-25.7 155 33.0 26.3-40.5 54 9.1 6.0-13.7 58 14.3 9.8-20.2
$25,000- $34,999 454 114 23.7 18.7-29.5 105 22.7 17.4-29.0 162 38.4 32.0-45.1 40 8.8 5.8-13.0 33 6.5 4.0-10.4
$35,000- $49,999 652 135 20.6 16.3-25.6 154 25.8 20.8-31.4 239 35.9 30.7-41.4 88 12.9 9.8-16.8 36 4.9 3.1- 7.6
$50,000+ 2,032 422 21.2 18.8-23.7 477 22.7 20.4-25.1 728 37.7 34.9-40.7 284 13.1 11.3-15.1 121 5.4 4.3- 6.7
Health District**
Appalachia I 318 70 21.6 16.6-27.6 65 20.0 15.1-26.0 127 38.1 31.3-45.3 38 14.3 9.4-21.1 18 6.1 3.4-10.9
Appalachia II 306 77 25.1 19.1-32.1 74 22.5 17.4-28.5 97 30.9 24.8-37.8 37 11.6 7.8-17.0 21 9.9 5.9-16.2
Appalachia III 188 43 18.7 13.0-26.0 42 24.7 17.2-34.0 70 36.8 28.2-46.3 17 11.0 5.7-20.1 16 8.8 4.5-16.6
Catawba 184 46 24.5 17.6-32.9 44 20.9 14.9-28.6 58 33.1 25.0-42.4 22 14.4 8.2-23.9 14 7.1 3.9-12.5
Edisto Savannah 505 125 22.6 18.6-27.3 104 19.7 15.7-24.5 176 35.6 30.3-41.3 59 13.2 9.5-18.1 41 8.8 6.1-12.6
Low Country 582 106 17.9 14.1-22.4 143 27.0 22.1-32.6 188 31.4 26.0-37.3 92 17.3 13.0-22.6 53 6.4 4.7- 8.7
Palmetto 399 89 22.5 17.7-28.2 85 21.6 16.8-27.4 142 38.2 32.3-44.4 56 12.3 9.1-16.5 27 5.3 3.5- 8.0
Pee Dee 295 76 23.6 18.1-30.2 69 24.1 18.6-30.6 104 39.1 32.2-46.3 27 7.7 4.8-12.0 19 5.6 3.3- 9.2
Trident 576 127 19.0 15.3-23.4 133 22.4 18.4-27.0 202 38.9 33.6-44.6 72 12.1 9.3-15.6 42 7.5 5.2-10.8
Upper Savannah 234 43 22.4 15.7-30.8 54 22.4 15.2-31.8 76 32.3 24.8-40.9 39 15.1 10.2-21.9 22 7.7 4.6-12.7
Waccamaw 493 106 20.0 15.5-25.5 126 25.8 21.2-31.0 163 33.5 28.0-39.4 70 14.4 10.7-19.0 28 6.4 3.9-10.2
Wateree 184 35 13.8 9.2-20.0 46 21.5 15.4-29.2 62 36.4 27.5-46.3 21 14.7 8.6-24.1 20 13.6 7.8-22.7
Region***
Region I 552 113 21.9 17.7-26.8 119 21.1 16.7-26.3 203 35.5 30.4-41.0 77 14.6 11.0-19.3 40 6.9 4.6-10.0
Region II 494 120 22.2 17.9-27.2 116 23.5 19.0-28.7 167 33.5 28.3-39.2 54 11.4 7.9-16.0 37 9.4 6.2-14.0
Region III 583 135 23.1 19.1-27.7 129 21.4 17.5-26.0 200 36.7 31.8-41.8 78 12.9 9.8-16.8 41 5.8 4.1- 8.1
Region IV 479 111 19.7 15.8-24.4 115 23.1 18.8-27.9 166 38.0 32.5-43.8 48 10.5 7.3-14.8 39 8.7 5.8-12.8
Region V 505 125 22.6 18.6-27.3 104 19.7 15.7-24.5 176 35.6 30.3-41.3 59 13.2 9.5-18.1 41 8.8 6.1-12.6
Region VI 493 106 20.0 15.5-25.5 126 25.8 21.2-31.0 163 33.5 28.0-39.4 70 14.4 10.7-19.0 28 6.4 3.9-10.2
Region VII 576 127 19.0 15.3-23.4 133 22.4 18.4-27.0 202 38.9 33.6-44.6 72 12.1 9.3-15.6 42 7.5 5.2-10.8
Region VIII 582 106 17.9 14.1-22.4 143 27.0 22.1-32.6 188 31.4 26.0-37.3 92 17.3 13.0-22.6 53 6.4 4.7- 8.7

*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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