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BRFSS Survey Results 2009 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 7,011 1,509 20.0 18.5-21.6 2,044 30.8 28.9-32.7 2,077 29.5 27.7-31.4 760 10.4 9.2-11.8 621 9.3 8.1-10.6
GENDER
Male 2,711 492 16.8 14.6-19.2 700 26.7 23.9-29.7 826 30.6 27.7-33.6 362 12.8 10.7-15.2 331 13.2 11.0-15.7
Female 4,300 1,017 23.0 21.0-25.1 1,344 34.6 32.2-37.1 1,251 28.6 26.4-30.9 398 8.2 6.9- 9.7 290 5.6 4.7- 6.7
RACE
White 4,769 954 19.6 17.8-21.5 1,399 31.3 29.1-33.5 1,475 30.7 28.6-32.9 524 9.7 8.5-11.1 417 8.7 7.5-10.2
African American 1,783 445 20.4 17.2-24.0 520 31.0 26.8-35.5 483 26.6 22.8-30.8 183 11.4 8.4-15.2 152 10.7 7.9-14.3
Other 342 75 19.3 13.8-26.3 91 26.1 19.3-34.4 94 30.4 22.7-39.4 42 14.4 9.1-21.9 40 9.8 6.2-15.2
HISPANIC
Yes 106 26 20.9 12.4-33.1 30 30.7 18.5-46.3 20 17.7 7.9-34.9 15 16.9 7.9-32.8 15 13.7 7.0-25.2
No 6,808 1,451 19.7 18.2-21.3 1,990 30.9 29.0-32.8 2,036 30.0 28.1-31.9 736 10.3 9.0-11.6 595 9.2 8.0-10.5
AGE
18-24 214 37 14.0 8.7-21.7 55 27.2 19.8-36.3 61 26.6 19.1-35.7 30 14.7 8.9-23.3 31 17.5 11.1-26.6
25-34 556 119 21.2 17.0-26.1 182 33.4 28.2-39.0 156 28.4 23.5-33.9 54 9.2 6.4-12.9 45 7.9 5.3-11.5
35-44 970 208 20.3 16.9-24.1 294 31.0 26.8-35.5 303 33.6 29.3-38.2 95 8.9 6.5-12.0 70 6.2 4.5- 8.5
45-54 1,391 304 20.5 17.7-23.6 402 31.6 28.1-35.4 431 29.7 26.4-33.2 133 9.2 7.3-11.5 121 9.0 7.0-11.4
55-64 1,737 379 21.1 18.3-24.2 528 32.9 29.3-36.7 499 27.3 24.3-30.6 192 11.1 9.0-13.6 139 7.6 5.9- 9.8
65+ 2,143 462 20.6 18.2-23.2 583 26.7 24.0-29.5 627 29.2 26.5-32.0 256 11.9 10.1-14.0 215 11.7 9.8-13.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 705 190 21.8 17.3-27.2 188 30.0 24.0-36.8 149 20.9 15.9-27.0 86 13.6 9.1-19.6 92 13.7 10.2-18.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,073 454 20.7 17.7-24.0 584 25.6 22.3-29.1 570 27.8 24.3-31.5 220 12.4 9.8-15.6 245 13.6 10.9-16.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,880 416 21.7 18.9-24.8 545 31.1 27.6-34.9 544 28.1 24.8-31.6 222 10.4 8.4-12.8 153 8.7 6.4-11.6
College Graduate 2,342 448 17.6 15.2-20.2 724 35.5 32.3-38.8 808 34.5 31.4-37.8 232 7.8 6.3- 9.5 130 4.7 3.6- 6.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 662 194 25.9 20.1-32.8 167 27.3 20.7-35.0 158 25.1 18.3-33.5 56 7.2 4.7-10.8 87 14.5 10.4-19.8
$15,000- $24,999 1,101 259 20.5 16.9-24.7 326 32.7 27.7-38.2 275 23.2 18.9-28.2 132 12.2 9.1-16.3 109 11.3 8.4-15.0
$25,000- $34,999 812 177 19.5 15.5-24.2 227 31.5 26.1-37.5 217 25.0 20.1-30.6 106 12.9 8.9-18.2 85 11.2 7.9-15.5
$35,000- $49,999 938 188 17.6 14.0-22.0 286 32.1 27.2-37.6 287 28.7 24.1-33.9 98 12.2 8.7-16.8 79 9.3 6.3-13.6
$50,000+ 2,575 484 19.2 16.9-21.7 778 32.4 29.6-35.4 881 33.8 31.0-36.8 253 8.5 7.1-10.2 179 6.0 4.8- 7.5
REGION**
Region I 921 201 21.0 17.4-25.2 260 28.2 24.0-32.9 286 30.4 25.8-35.5 93 10.3 7.7-13.5 81 10.1 7.0-14.3
Region II 911 194 18.7 15.3-22.6 284 32.9 28.4-37.6 273 31.0 26.6-35.8 90 10.1 7.2-13.9 70 7.4 5.3-10.1
Region III 962 219 20.5 16.7-24.9 291 32.7 27.9-37.8 266 27.9 23.4-32.8 104 10.7 7.8-14.4 82 8.3 6.0-11.4
Region IV 783 188 22.9 18.9-27.4 223 29.6 25.1-34.4 209 26.5 22.3-31.2 82 10.0 7.1-13.9 81 11.1 8.1-15.0
Region V 825 170 22.5 18.2-27.3 245 27.0 23.2-31.3 233 30.5 25.6-35.9 96 10.8 8.2-14.1 81 9.2 7.0-12.1
Region VI 900 184 18.4 15.0-22.5 282 31.8 27.3-36.7 243 25.9 22.1-30.2 102 11.5 8.8-14.8 89 12.3 8.4-17.7
Region VII 843 184 17.9 14.2-22.4 239 31.2 26.0-37.0 264 31.4 26.5-36.8 89 9.4 6.5-13.4 67 10.0 6.3-15.5
Region VIII 866 169 19.7 16.1-23.9 220 23.7 19.9-28.0 303 34.7 30.3-39.3 104 12.7 9.1-17.3 70 9.2 6.5-12.9

*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.

** 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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