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BRFSS Survey Results 2009 for South Carolina

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Physical Activity

Now, thinking about the vigorous activities you do in a usual week, do you do vigorous activities for at least 10 minutes at a time, such as running, aerobics, heavy yard work, or anything else that causes large increases in breathing or heart rate?

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  Total #
Respondents
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 9,392 3,832 48.7 46.9-50.5 5,560 51.3 49.5-53.1
GENDER
Male 3,562 1,812 58.3 55.5-61.1 1,750 41.7 38.9-44.5
Female 5,830 2,020 39.9 37.7-42.0 3,810 60.1 58.0-62.3
RACE
White 6,162 2,614 49.1 47.0-51.2 3,548 50.9 48.8-53.0
African American 2,514 937 47.4 43.5-51.4 1,577 52.6 48.6-56.5
Other 451 219 56.3 48.8-63.6 232 43.7 36.4-51.2
HISPANIC
Yes 147 72 48.0 35.3-60.9 75 52.0 39.1-64.7
No 9,017 3,705 49.1 47.3-50.9 5,312 50.9 49.1-52.7
AGE
18-24 261 156 67.3 59.2-74.6 105 32.7 25.4-40.8
25-34 665 362 55.4 50.1-60.6 303 44.6 39.4-49.9
35-44 1,179 619 56.1 51.8-60.2 560 43.9 39.8-48.2
45-54 1,772 796 46.7 43.4-50.1 976 53.3 49.9-56.6
55-64 2,285 910 42.3 39.2-45.6 1,375 57.7 54.4-60.8
65+ 3,230 989 31.3 29.0-33.7 2,241 68.7 66.3-71.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,289 323 34.4 29.6-39.5 966 65.6 60.5-70.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,907 1,069 45.5 42.0-49.0 1,838 54.5 51.0-58.0
Some Post-H.S. 2,384 1,012 48.9 45.4-52.3 1,372 51.1 47.7-54.6
College Graduate 2,792 1,424 57.5 54.4-60.5 1,368 42.5 39.5-45.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,114 283 33.0 27.3-39.3 831 67.0 60.7-72.7
$15,000- $24,999 1,564 537 38.9 34.5-43.6 1,027 61.1 56.4-65.5
$25,000- $34,999 1,073 407 45.8 40.5-51.2 666 54.2 48.8-59.5
$35,000- $49,999 1,159 540 55.6 50.7-60.4 619 44.4 39.6-49.3
$50,000+ 2,974 1,581 56.7 53.8-59.5 1,393 43.3 40.5-46.2
REGION**
Region I 1,227 473 46.1 41.7-50.6 754 53.9 49.4-58.3
Region II 1,200 485 48.2 43.8-52.5 715 51.8 47.5-56.2
Region III 1,262 530 49.3 44.7-53.9 732 50.7 46.1-55.3
Region IV 1,108 433 45.4 41.0-49.9 675 54.6 50.1-59.0
Region V 1,117 452 49.0 44.6-53.4 665 51.0 46.6-55.4
Region VI 1,209 496 47.4 43.0-52.0 713 52.6 48.0-57.0
Region VII 1,139 471 53.4 48.3-58.5 668 46.6 41.5-51.7
Region VIII 1,130 492 50.0 45.6-54.3 638 50.0 45.7-54.4

** 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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