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BRFSS Survey Results 2009 for South Carolina

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Physical Activity

Vigorous physical activity risk factor*

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  Total #
Respondents
Participate Do not Participate
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 9,182 1,781 24.4 22.7-26.1 7,401 75.6 73.9-77.3
GENDER
Male 3,473 857 30.6 27.9-33.5 2,616 69.4 66.5-72.1
Female 5,709 924 18.6 16.8-20.4 4,785 81.4 79.6-83.2
RACE
White 6,044 1,263 24.0 22.2-25.9 4,781 76.0 74.1-77.8
African American 2,451 389 24.6 20.9-28.7 2,062 75.4 71.3-79.1
Other 440 111 32.3 25.2-40.3 329 67.7 59.7-74.8
HISPANIC
Yes 143 38 26.6 16.5-39.9 105 73.4 60.1-83.5
No 8,827 1,727 24.6 23.0-26.4 7,100 75.4 73.6-77.0
AGE
18-24 257 86 40.8 32.3-49.8 171 59.2 50.2-67.7
25-34 659 187 30.1 25.3-35.3 472 69.9 64.7-74.7
35-44 1,161 297 26.4 22.8-30.4 864 73.6 69.6-77.2
45-54 1,742 366 21.9 19.3-24.8 1,376 78.1 75.2-80.7
55-64 2,235 389 17.8 15.5-20.3 1,846 82.2 79.7-84.5
65+ 3,128 456 15.7 13.9-17.7 2,672 84.3 82.3-86.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,252 125 17.0 13.0-21.9 1,127 83.0 78.1-87.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,828 423 20.1 17.1-23.5 2,405 79.9 76.5-82.9
Some Post-H.S. 2,334 468 23.5 20.5-26.7 1,866 76.5 73.3-79.5
College Graduate 2,748 764 32.3 29.3-35.4 1,984 67.7 64.6-70.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,083 108 14.9 10.8-20.1 975 85.1 79.9-89.2
$15,000- $24,999 1,530 220 20.2 16.2-24.7 1,310 79.8 75.3-83.8
$25,000- $34,999 1,049 179 21.0 16.6-26.2 870 79.0 73.8-83.4
$35,000- $49,999 1,141 245 25.3 20.6-30.6 896 74.7 69.4-79.4
$50,000+ 2,930 821 30.5 27.8-33.2 2,109 69.5 66.8-72.2
REGION**
Region I 1,206 206 22.6 18.9-26.8 1,000 77.4 73.2-81.1
Region II 1,179 228 23.9 20.1-28.2 951 76.1 71.8-79.9
Region III 1,236 264 26.9 22.8-31.5 972 73.1 68.5-77.2
Region IV 1,073 188 20.1 16.6-24.3 885 79.9 75.7-83.4
Region V 1,090 202 22.6 18.9-26.7 888 77.4 73.3-81.1
Region VI 1,178 241 24.1 20.1-28.7 937 75.9 71.3-79.9
Region VII 1,118 205 25.4 20.7-30.6 913 74.6 69.4-79.3
Region VIII 1,102 247 28.8 24.6-33.3 855 71.2 66.7-75.4

*Defined as 20 or more minutes per day at least 3 or more times per week.

** 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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