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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for South Carolina

Risk Factors

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Leisure Time Physical Activity *

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,199 2,365 73.6 71.7-75.3 834 26.4 24.7-28.3
GENDER
Male 1,269 992 76.8 74.0-79.4 277 23.2 20.6-26.0
Female 1,930 1,373 70.6 68.1-72.9 557 29.4 27.1-31.9
RACE
White 2,390 1,835 76.5 74.5-78.4 555 23.5 21.6-25.5
African American 673 439 66.5 62.2-70.6 234 33.5 29.4-37.8
Other Minorities 103 64 61.8 50.1-72.2 39 38.2 27.8-49.9
HISPANIC
Yes 83 50 56.8 43.6-69.2 33 43.2 30.8-56.4
No 3,096 2,305 74.3 72.5-76.0 791 25.7 24.0-27.5
AGE
18-24 276 234 82.8 77.0-87.3 42 17.2 12.7-23.0
25-34 601 469 77.1 72.8-80.8 132 22.9 19.2-27.2
35-44 676 508 75.0 71.1-78.5 168 25.0 21.5-28.9
45-54 641 465 71.3 66.9-75.3 176 28.7 24.7-33.1
55-64 423 297 70.0 65.0-74.7 126 30.0 25.3-35.0
65+ 526 346 64.8 60.1-69.2 180 35.2 30.8-39.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 422 228 55.8 50.1-61.4 194 44.2 38.6-49.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 969 643 67.0 63.4-70.3 326 33.0 29.7-36.6
Some Post-H.S. 903 704 78.6 75.4-81.5 199 21.4 18.5-24.6
College Graduate 897 785 86.4 83.6-88.8 112 13.6 11.2-16.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 308 165 53.3 46.2-60.2 143 46.7 39.8-53.8
$15,000- 24,999 527 351 67.9 63.0-72.5 176 32.1 27.5-37.0
$25,000- 34,999 467 347 72.7 67.5-77.2 120 27.3 22.8-32.5
$35,000- 49,999 535 435 81.0 77.1-84.5 100 19.0 15.5-22.9
$50,000+ 880 754 84.6 81.7-87.1 126 15.4 12.9-18.3
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 202 146 74.5 67.2-80.6 56 25.5 19.4-32.8
Appalachia II 389 302 76.3 70.8-81.0 87 23.7 19.0-29.2
Appalachia III 220 153 70.8 63.9-76.8 67 29.2 23.2-36.1
Catawba 205 149 74.6 67.2-80.8 56 25.4 19.2-32.8
Edisto 93 64 72.9 61.3-82.0 29 27.1 18.0-38.7
Low Country 152 119 72.7 63.1-80.6 33 27.3 19.4-36.9
Palmetto 503 402 78.3 73.6-82.3 101 21.7 17.7-26.4
Pee Dee 218 142 67.1 59.9-73.5 76 32.9 26.5-40.1
Savannah 142 105 69.5 59.9-77.7 37 30.5 22.3-40.1
Trident 407 305 72.4 66.8-77.5 102 27.6 22.5-33.2
Upper Savannah 177 123 71.5 63.6-78.3 54 28.5 21.7-36.4
Waccamaw 247 182 73.3 66.2-79.3 65 26.7 20.7-33.8
Wateree 188 135 75.3 68.1-81.3 53 24.7 18.7-31.9

*Data in this table were derived from the exercise question.
Yes = Respondents who report any level of physical activity or exercise.
No = Respondents reporting no physical activity or exercise.

#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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