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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for South Carolina

Risk Factors

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Moderate Physical Activity*

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2,939 1,323 45.5 43.4-47.6 1,616 54.5 52.4-56.6
GENDER
Male 1,176 583 49.7 46.5-53.0 593 50.3 47.0-53.5
Female 1,763 740 41.6 38.9-44.3 1,023 58.4 55.7-61.1
RACE
White 2,200 1,043 48.2 45.8-50.6 1,157 51.8 49.4-54.2
African American 625 227 37.6 33.1-42.3 398 62.4 57.7-66.9
Other Minorities 88 41 46.1 34.4-58.3 47 53.9 41.7-65.6
HISPANIC
Yes 75 25 27.2 17.2-40.1 50 72.8 59.9-82.8
No 2,847 1,293 46.2 44.1-48.4 1,554 53.8 51.6-55.9
AGE
18-24 260 142 55.6 48.4-62.5 118 44.4 37.5-51.6
25-34 564 288 51.4 46.5-56.3 276 48.6 43.7-53.5
35-44 641 309 46.8 42.5-51.1 332 53.2 48.9-57.5
45-54 599 249 41.3 36.8-46.0 350 58.7 54.0-63.2
55-64 387 152 38.6 33.5-44.0 235 61.4 56.0-66.5
65+ 444 162 37.5 32.7-42.6 282 62.5 57.4-67.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 364 121 34.4 28.8-40.5 243 65.6 59.5-71.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 884 370 42.6 38.8-46.4 514 57.4 53.6-61.2
Some Post-H.S. 840 394 49.4 45.4-53.4 446 50.6 46.6-54.6
College Graduate 845 435 50.7 47.0-54.5 410 49.3 45.5-53.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 281 97 37.1 30.3-44.6 184 62.9 55.4-69.7
$15,000- 24,999 488 207 43.9 38.4-49.5 281 56.1 50.5-61.6
$25,000- 34,999 430 179 42.4 37.0-48.0 251 57.6 52.0-63.0
$35,000- 49,999 500 235 46.3 41.5-51.2 265 53.7 48.8-58.5
$50,000+ 841 458 54.1 50.3-57.8 383 45.9 42.2-49.7
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 176 78 45.6 37.6-53.9 98 54.4 46.1-62.4
Appalachia II 364 157 43.7 37.9-49.6 207 56.3 50.4-62.1
Appalachia III 202 85 41.7 34.5-49.2 117 58.3 50.8-65.5
Catawba 191 89 49.3 40.1-58.5 102 50.7 41.5-59.9
Edisto 83 29 32.8 22.3-45.5 54 67.2 54.5-77.7
Low Country 139 64 46.2 37.1-55.5 75 53.8 44.5-62.9
Palmetto 468 204 44.7 39.5-50.0 264 55.3 50.0-60.5
Pee Dee 202 83 38.6 31.5-46.4 119 61.4 53.6-68.5
Savannah 129 66 52.4 42.7-61.9 63 47.6 38.1-57.3
Trident 380 195 49.8 43.7-55.8 185 50.2 44.2-56.3
Upper Savannah 161 76 50.9 42.2-59.6 85 49.1 40.4-57.8
Waccamaw 223 104 48.3 40.8-55.8 119 51.7 44.2-59.2
Wateree 172 73 44.8 36.2-53.7 99 55.2 46.3-63.8

*Data in this table were derived from the physical activity questions.
Yes = Respondents who report doing moderate physical activity for 30 or more minutes per day, five or more days per week or respondents who report doing vigorous physical activity for 20 or more minutes per day, three or more days per week.
No= Respondents who report no moderate physical activity or less than 30 minutes per day, or less than five days per week and no vigorous physical activity or less than 20 minutes per day, o r less than three days per week.

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50. N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.

** Appalachia 1: Anderson,Oconee
Appalachia 2: Greenville,Pickens
Appalachia 3: Cherokee,Spartanburg,Union
Catawba: Chester,Lancaster,York
Edisto: Bamberg,Calhoun,Orangeburg
Low Country: Beaufort,Colleton,Hampton,Jasper
Savannah: Aiken,Allendale,Barnwell
Palmetto: Fairfield,Lexington,Newberry,Richland
Pee Dee: Chesterfield,Darlington,Dillon,Florence,Marion,Marlboro
Trident: Berkeley,Charleston,Dorchester
Upper Savannah: Abbeville,Edgefield,Greenwood,Laurens,McCormick,Saluda
Waccamaw: Georgetown,Horry,Williamsburg
Wateree: Clarendon,Kershaw,Lee,Sumter

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