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BRFSS Survey Results 2007 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 4,176 671 16.2 14.6-17.9 1,054 24.6 22.8-26.5 1,440 34.6 32.6-36.7 615 14.2 12.7-15.8 396 10.4 9.0-12.1
GENDER
Male 1,957 304 15.4 13.2-17.9 432 21.1 18.8-23.8 653 33.3 30.3-36.4 337 16.1 14.0-18.6 231 14.1 11.7-16.8
Female 2,219 367 17.3 15.2-19.6 622 29.3 26.8-31.9 787 36.4 33.7-39.2 278 11.5 9.8-13.4 165 5.5 4.5- 6.7
RACE
White 3,209 497 16.4 14.6-18.4 836 26.5 24.5-28.7 1,111 34.2 31.9-36.5 475 14.3 12.6-16.2 290 8.6 7.3-10.1
African American 717 122 14.9 11.8-18.6 170 20.9 17.2-25.1 240 34.4 29.5-39.6 105 13.8 10.8-17.5 80 16.0 11.9-21.3
Other 207 42 18.4 11.7-27.8 42 19.9 13.2-28.9 76 38.3 29.2-48.3 28 13.7 8.1-22.2 19 9.7 4.8-18.8
HISPANIC
Yes 64 12 11.6 5.8-21.8 14 20.6 10.6-36.2 26 44.1 28.9-60.6 9 13.5 5.9-27.9 3 10.2 2.2-36.7
No 4,080 651 16.3 14.7-18.1 1,035 24.8 23.0-26.7 1,407 34.4 32.3-36.5 600 14.2 12.7-15.8 387 10.4 8.9-12.1
AGE
18-24 186 38 21.6 15.0-30.1 40 19.2 13.2-27.0 62 30.3 23.0-38.7 26 16.0 10.4-23.7 20 13.0 7.8-20.9
25-34 498 79 14.3 11.0-18.5 131 23.6 19.4-28.4 189 37.6 32.3-43.2 57 13.1 9.6-17.6 42 11.3 7.7-16.4
35-44 802 128 15.1 12.1-18.7 244 30.3 26.5-34.4 282 36.2 32.0-40.5 99 11.5 9.0-14.4 49 7.0 4.7-10.2
45-54 994 169 17.4 14.7-20.5 248 24.0 20.9-27.3 326 32.0 28.6-35.7 155 16.6 13.9-19.6 96 10.0 7.7-13.0
55-64 875 127 14.9 12.1-18.2 226 26.2 22.7-30.0 308 35.6 31.6-39.8 120 11.8 9.5-14.6 94 11.5 9.0-14.6
65+ 821 130 16.8 13.7-20.5 165 19.2 16.1-22.8 273 32.1 28.2-36.3 158 19.3 16.2-22.8 95 12.5 9.8-15.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 330 67 22.9 16.3-31.2 62 13.7 9.7-19.0 90 21.3 15.7-28.2 52 20.6 13.9-29.4 59 21.5 14.3-31.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,115 195 18.3 15.0-22.2 269 22.7 19.5-26.3 334 32.0 27.9-36.4 178 13.7 11.3-16.5 139 13.3 10.3-16.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,060 153 13.9 11.4-16.8 269 25.6 22.0-29.5 377 35.6 31.7-39.8 158 14.7 11.8-18.0 103 10.3 7.6-13.8
College Graduate 1,666 256 14.7 12.6-17.0 452 28.0 25.1-31.0 638 39.1 35.9-42.3 226 12.6 10.5-14.9 94 5.8 4.4- 7.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 227 44 17.4 11.9-24.8 44 16.6 10.8-24.5 62 26.6 18.2-37.2 41 15.0 9.4-23.0 36 24.4 14.2-38.7
$15,000- $24,999 467 78 14.3 10.0-20.0 124 21.6 17.0-27.2 127 32.8 26.0-40.5 65 12.2 8.8-16.7 73 19.0 13.3-26.5
$25,000- $34,999 441 74 20.3 15.0-26.8 101 21.1 16.1-27.2 154 36.6 30.3-43.4 61 12.3 8.7-16.9 51 9.8 7.0-13.6
$35,000- $49,999 635 105 14.6 11.3-18.7 151 23.5 19.0-28.6 229 36.1 30.8-41.6 90 14.7 10.7-19.8 60 11.1 7.7-15.9
$50,000+ 2,002 282 13.8 11.9-15.9 545 28.4 25.8-31.2 753 37.2 34.4-40.1 288 14.4 12.3-16.7 134 6.2 4.9- 7.7
Health District**
Appalachia I 316 48 17.6 12.2-24.6 87 27.1 21.6-33.5 108 33.0 26.4-40.3 37 10.0 6.9-14.1 36 12.3 8.2-18.1
Appalachia II 295 43 15.0 10.7-20.7 76 24.0 18.5-30.4 108 36.6 30.0-43.8 43 12.8 9.0-18.0 25 11.6 6.7-19.2
Appalachia III 181 30 18.0 11.3-27.3 37 22.0 15.2-30.7 68 36.7 28.0-46.3 28 12.9 7.6-21.1 18 10.4 5.5-18.9
Catawba 176 34 16.5 11.2-23.6 54 28.2 20.9-37.0 57 33.2 25.0-42.4 20 12.1 7.3-19.4 11 10.1 4.5-20.8
Edisto Savannah 487 80 14.3 11.1-18.2 131 27.6 22.6-33.2 167 32.2 27.2-37.7 62 14.9 11.0-20.0 47 11.0 7.8-15.3
Low Country 572 88 17.4 13.1-22.9 118 18.1 14.4-22.6 214 37.3 31.8-43.2 101 17.4 13.3-22.4 51 9.7 6.5-14.4
Palmetto 389 59 14.3 10.5-19.1 95 25.5 20.4-31.4 136 34.6 28.9-40.7 60 14.9 11.0-19.9 39 10.7 7.0-16.0
Pee Dee 279 58 19.4 14.6-25.2 59 20.6 15.4-26.9 84 30.7 24.3-38.0 42 15.4 10.7-21.7 36 14.0 9.2-20.7
Trident 563 93 16.7 12.8-21.4 157 27.8 23.4-32.7 189 33.7 28.8-39.1 83 14.3 10.6-19.0 41 7.5 5.1-11.1
Upper Savannah 224 29 9.6 6.3-14.6 53 18.8 13.5-25.5 80 41.6 33.0-50.7 33 14.9 9.6-22.3 29 15.1 8.4-25.7
Waccamaw 479 65 14.9 11.0-20.0 125 23.9 19.6-29.0 171 35.6 30.0-41.5 73 16.1 12.0-21.2 45 9.5 6.0-14.5
Wateree 177 38 21.9 14.5-31.7 46 24.4 17.5-33.0 48 28.5 20.5-38.2 31 17.6 11.3-26.5 14 7.5 4.2-13.2
Region***
Region I 540 77 14.1 10.6-18.7 140 23.5 19.5-28.1 188 36.7 31.4-42.4 70 12.1 9.1-15.9 65 13.5 9.5-18.9
Region II 476 73 16.3 12.3-21.3 113 23.1 18.7-28.2 176 36.6 31.2-42.4 71 12.9 9.5-17.2 43 11.1 7.3-16.4
Region III 565 93 14.9 11.7-18.8 149 26.3 22.0-31.1 193 34.2 29.4-39.3 80 14.0 10.8-18.0 50 10.5 7.3-15.1
Region IV 456 96 20.4 16.1-25.5 105 22.1 17.8-27.1 132 29.8 24.7-35.6 73 16.3 12.3-21.2 50 11.4 8.1-15.9
Region V 487 80 14.3 11.1-18.2 131 27.6 22.6-33.2 167 32.2 27.2-37.7 62 14.9 11.0-20.0 47 11.0 7.8-15.3
Region VI 479 65 14.9 11.0-20.0 125 23.9 19.6-29.0 171 35.6 30.0-41.5 73 16.1 12.0-21.2 45 9.5 6.0-14.5
Region VII 563 93 16.7 12.8-21.4 157 27.8 23.4-32.7 189 33.7 28.8-39.1 83 14.3 10.6-19.0 41 7.5 5.1-11.1
Region VIII 572 88 17.4 13.1-22.9 118 18.1 14.4-22.6 214 37.3 31.8-43.2 101 17.4 13.3-22.4 51 9.7 6.5-14.4

*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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