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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for South Carolina

Physical Activity

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Now thinking about the vigorous physical activities you do (when you are not working, if employed or self-employed) 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 el se that causes large increases in breathing or heart rate?

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,115 1,360 45.8 43.8-47.9 1,755 54.2 52.1-56.2
GENDER
Male 1,227 691 57.5 54.3-60.6 536 42.5 39.4-45.7
Female 1,888 669 35.3 32.8-37.8 1,219 64.7 62.2-67.2
RACE
White 2,344 1,047 47.0 44.7-49.4 1,297 53.0 50.6-55.3
African American 647 253 41.6 37.1-46.2 394 58.4 53.8-62.9
Other Minorities 95 44 47.9 36.4-59.5 51 52.1 40.5-63.6
HISPANIC
Yes 82 36 44.2 31.7-57.5 46 55.8 42.5-68.3
No 3,015 1,319 45.9 43.8-48.0 1,696 54.1 52.0-56.2
AGE
18-24 270 164 59.6 52.5-66.4 106 40.4 33.6-47.5
25-34 584 325 58.2 53.4-62.8 259 41.8 37.2-46.6
35-44 657 337 53.2 48.9-57.4 320 46.8 42.6-51.1
45-54 623 245 40.5 36.1-45.1 378 59.5 54.9-63.9
55-64 417 141 32.8 28.2-37.8 276 67.2 62.2-71.8
65+ 514 127 27.1 23.0-31.6 387 72.9 68.4-77.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 410 123 32.5 27.3-38.3 287 67.5 61.7-72.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 938 376 43.1 39.5-46.8 562 56.9 53.2-60.5
Some Post-H.S. 881 393 49.0 45.1-52.9 488 51.0 47.1-54.9
College Graduate 878 467 53.4 49.7-57.0 411 46.6 43.0-50.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 299 80 29.2 23.2-36.0 219 70.8 64.0-76.8
$15,000- 24,999 514 198 40.2 34.8-45.7 316 59.8 54.3-65.2
$25,000- 34,999 452 209 50.7 45.3-56.2 243 49.3 43.8-54.7
$35,000- 49,999 524 258 52.6 47.8-57.3 266 47.4 42.7-52.2
$50,000+ 868 472 54.0 50.4-57.7 396 46.0 42.3-49.6
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 198 77 40.7 33.3-48.5 121 59.3 51.5-66.7
Appalachia II 381 177 49.1 43.4-54.9 204 50.9 45.1-56.6
Appalachia III 212 84 43.3 36.2-50.7 128 56.7 49.3-63.8
Catawba 200 94 48.9 39.9-58.0 106 51.1 42.0-60.1
Edisto 89 36 43.9 32.2-56.4 53 56.1 43.6-67.8
Low Country 146 73 51.2 42.1-60.1 73 48.8 39.9-57.9
Palmetto 489 228 47.9 42.8-53.1 261 52.1 46.9-57.2
Pee Dee 215 79 36.8 29.8-44.3 136 63.2 55.7-70.2
Savannah 141 60 43.5 34.6-52.9 81 56.5 47.1-65.4
Trident 390 186 49.8 43.8-55.7 204 50.2 44.3-56.2
Upper Savannah 176 75 47.2 39.0-55.6 101 52.8 44.4-61.0
Waccamaw 239 91 42.8 35.7-50.2 148 57.2 49.8-64.3
Wateree 186 78 41.9 33.9-50.3 108 58.1 49.7-66.1

#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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