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BRFSS Survey Results 2009 for South Carolina

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Physical Activity

3 level vigorous physical activity category*

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  Total #
Respondents
Meets Recommendation Insufficient activity No such physical activity
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 9,182 1,781 24.4 22.7-26.1 1,833 23.3 21.8-25.0 5,568 52.3 50.5-54.1
GENDER
Male 3,473 857 30.6 27.9-33.5 862 26.9 24.3-29.6 1,754 42.5 39.7-45.3
Female 5,709 924 18.6 16.8-20.4 971 20.1 18.3-21.9 3,814 61.4 59.2-63.5
RACE
White 6,044 1,263 24.0 22.2-25.9 1,229 24.2 22.3-26.1 3,552 51.9 49.7-54.0
African American 2,451 389 24.6 20.9-28.7 482 21.8 18.5-25.5 1,580 53.6 49.5-57.6
Other 440 111 32.3 25.2-40.3 96 22.8 17.2-29.7 233 44.9 37.5-52.5
HISPANIC
Yes 143 38 26.6 16.5-39.9 29 19.8 11.6-31.5 76 53.7 40.5-66.3
No 8,827 1,727 24.6 23.0-26.4 1,781 23.5 22.0-25.2 5,319 51.8 50.0-53.7
AGE
18-24 257 86 40.8 32.3-49.8 66 26.3 19.2-35.0 105 32.9 25.6-41.1
25-34 659 187 30.1 25.3-35.3 169 24.9 20.6-29.7 303 45.1 39.8-50.4
35-44 1,161 297 26.4 22.8-30.4 304 29.2 25.4-33.3 560 44.4 40.2-48.7
45-54 1,742 366 21.9 19.3-24.8 397 23.6 20.9-26.6 979 54.5 51.1-57.8
55-64 2,235 389 17.8 15.5-20.3 470 23.2 20.4-26.3 1,376 59.0 55.7-62.2
65+ 3,128 456 15.7 13.9-17.7 427 12.9 11.4-14.7 2,245 71.4 69.0-73.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,252 125 17.0 13.0-21.9 158 15.5 12.1-19.6 969 67.5 62.3-72.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,828 423 20.1 17.1-23.5 564 24.0 21.0-27.3 1,841 55.9 52.3-59.4
Some Post-H.S. 2,334 468 23.5 20.5-26.7 494 24.5 21.5-27.6 1,372 52.1 48.6-55.5
College Graduate 2,748 764 32.3 29.3-35.4 614 24.7 22.0-27.5 1,370 43.0 40.0-46.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,083 108 14.9 10.8-20.1 144 16.1 11.4-22.2 831 69.0 62.5-74.8
$15,000- $24,999 1,530 220 20.2 16.2-24.7 281 17.6 14.3-21.4 1,029 62.3 57.5-66.8
$25,000- $34,999 1,049 179 21.0 16.6-26.2 203 23.8 19.4-28.9 667 55.2 49.7-60.5
$35,000- $49,999 1,141 245 25.3 20.6-30.6 274 29.4 25.0-34.3 622 45.3 40.4-50.3
$50,000+ 2,930 821 30.5 27.8-33.2 715 25.6 23.2-28.2 1,394 43.9 41.1-46.7
REGION**
Region I 1,206 206 22.6 18.9-26.8 245 22.6 18.9-26.8 755 54.8 50.3-59.3
Region II 1,179 228 23.9 20.1-28.2 236 23.3 19.8-27.3 715 52.8 48.3-57.1
Region III 1,236 264 26.9 22.8-31.5 239 21.3 17.6-25.6 733 51.8 47.1-56.4
Region IV 1,073 188 20.1 16.6-24.3 209 23.9 20.1-28.0 676 56.0 51.4-60.5
Region V 1,090 202 22.6 18.9-26.7 220 25.1 20.8-29.9 668 52.3 47.8-56.8
Region VI 1,178 241 24.1 20.1-28.7 222 22.1 18.6-26.1 715 53.7 49.1-58.3
Region VII 1,118 205 25.4 20.7-30.6 245 27.6 22.9-32.9 668 47.0 41.9-52.2
Region VIII 1,102 247 28.8 24.6-33.3 217 20.3 17.0-24.0 638 51.0 46.6-55.4

*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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