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BRFSS Survey Results 2009 for South Carolina

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Physical Activity

5 level physical activity category*

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  Total #
Respondents
Meets RCM for Mod&Vig PA Meets RCM for Vig PA Meets RCM for Mod PA Insufficient activity No Mod or Vig PA
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 8,782 1,001 15.1 13.6-16.6 780 10.0 8.9-11.2 1,832 20.3 18.9-21.8 3,535 39.9 38.1-41.7 1,634 14.7 13.5-15.9
GENDER
Male 3,357 479 18.7 16.3-21.3 378 12.7 10.8-14.9 651 18.7 16.5-21.2 1,285 36.2 33.5-39.0 564 13.7 12.0-15.7
Female 5,425 522 11.6 10.1-13.3 402 7.6 6.5- 8.8 1,181 21.8 20.0-23.6 2,250 43.4 41.1-45.6 1,070 15.6 14.2-17.2
RACE
White 5,803 754 15.5 13.9-17.3 509 9.2 8.1-10.4 1,361 21.6 20.0-23.3 2,220 40.6 38.5-42.8 959 13.0 11.8-14.4
African American 2,349 174 13.0 10.1-16.5 215 12.3 9.6-15.7 358 19.1 15.6-23.0 1,086 38.7 35.1-42.5 516 17.0 14.4-19.9
Other 418 68 21.5 15.2-29.4 43 11.9 7.5-18.2 87 13.9 10.3-18.6 153 37.5 30.2-45.3 67 15.2 10.4-21.7
HISPANIC
Yes 135 23 16.8 9.1-29.0 15 11.1 4.7-24.0 16 6.6 3.3-12.7 56 46.4 33.5-59.9 25 19.1 10.2-33.1
No 8,465 974 15.2 13.8-16.8 753 10.1 9.0-11.4 1,797 20.8 19.4-22.4 3,414 39.7 37.9-41.6 1,527 14.1 13.0-15.3
AGE
18-24 253 58 27.5 20.2-36.3 28 13.4 8.2-21.1 46 16.6 10.9-24.5 93 34.5 26.8-43.1 28 8.0 4.7-13.2
25-34 638 105 20.0 15.8-25.0 82 11.2 8.3-14.8 128 18.5 14.7-22.9 256 41.0 35.8-46.4 67 9.4 6.5-13.2
35-44 1,146 173 15.7 12.7-19.1 124 11.0 8.6-14.0 204 19.2 16.0-22.9 486 41.3 37.2-45.6 159 12.8 10.1-16.1
45-54 1,683 215 13.6 11.4-16.1 151 8.9 7.2-10.9 333 19.4 16.7-22.5 725 43.6 40.3-47.1 259 14.5 12.3-17.0
55-64 2,122 211 9.3 7.7-11.2 178 9.2 7.4-11.3 472 23.8 20.9-26.9 899 41.1 37.9-44.4 362 16.7 14.4-19.2
65+ 2,940 239 8.9 7.4-10.6 217 7.7 6.4- 9.2 649 23.6 21.4-26.0 1,076 34.9 32.4-37.4 759 24.9 22.6-27.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,136 57 10.3 6.9-15.2 68 7.6 5.2-11.0 206 21.8 17.4-27.0 398 33.2 28.6-38.2 407 27.0 23.0-31.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,686 242 12.5 10.0-15.4 181 8.3 6.2-10.9 551 20.7 17.9-23.9 1,129 40.5 37.1-43.9 583 18.1 15.7-20.6
Some Post-H.S. 2,251 254 15.0 12.3-18.2 214 9.1 7.4-11.2 457 17.8 15.5-20.5 985 45.7 42.2-49.2 341 12.3 10.3-14.6
College Graduate 2,690 447 19.4 16.9-22.2 317 13.5 11.4-15.8 616 21.4 19.0-24.0 1,015 36.9 33.9-40.0 295 8.8 7.2-10.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 999 59 9.7 6.2-14.8 49 6.0 3.7- 9.4 181 19.9 15.4-25.3 392 37.3 31.3-43.8 318 27.2 22.2-32.8
$15,000- $24,999 1,465 127 14.6 10.9-19.3 93 5.9 4.4- 7.9 286 20.7 17.1-24.8 619 39.3 35.0-43.9 340 19.4 16.4-23.0
$25,000- $34,999 1,012 90 12.3 8.6-17.2 89 9.2 6.6-12.8 217 21.3 17.1-26.2 428 43.4 38.1-48.8 188 13.8 11.0-17.2
$35,000- $49,999 1,111 137 13.5 10.0-17.9 108 12.5 8.9-17.3 241 21.4 17.6-25.6 472 42.2 37.3-47.3 153 10.5 8.1-13.5
$50,000+ 2,888 486 18.9 16.7-21.4 335 12.0 10.3-14.0 637 19.3 17.2-21.5 1,160 41.1 38.3-44.0 270 8.7 7.2-10.5
REGION**
Region I 1,153 109 13.5 10.3-17.5 97 9.7 7.4-12.4 266 22.4 18.8-26.6 467 37.3 33.1-41.7 214 17.1 13.9-20.8
Region II 1,134 130 15.0 11.8-18.9 98 9.6 7.1-12.7 246 21.6 18.2-25.4 443 39.1 34.8-43.5 217 14.8 12.0-18.1
Region III 1,188 138 15.5 12.1-19.7 126 12.1 9.2-15.7 221 19.7 16.2-23.8 504 39.6 35.1-44.2 199 13.1 10.5-16.3
Region IV 1,021 107 13.1 10.2-16.7 81 7.9 5.5-11.2 178 17.9 14.7-21.6 435 42.7 38.3-47.3 220 18.3 14.9-22.2
Region V 1,033 115 12.3 9.7-15.4 87 11.1 8.2-14.9 218 17.6 14.8-20.7 420 44.4 39.8-49.1 193 14.6 12.3-17.4
Region VI 1,131 136 14.5 11.0-18.9 105 10.4 7.9-13.5 235 20.7 17.5-24.2 446 38.6 34.2-43.1 209 15.9 12.8-19.6
Region VII 1,057 119 17.6 13.4-22.7 86 8.4 5.9-11.9 223 20.9 16.7-25.8 428 41.5 36.4-46.8 201 11.6 9.1-14.6
Region VIII 1,065 147 18.0 14.4-22.3 100 11.3 8.7-14.6 245 20.0 17.0-23.5 392 35.5 31.4-39.9 181 15.1 12.2-18.4

*Data in this table was derived from the Physical Activity questions.

** 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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