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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for South Carolina

Physical Activity

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How many days per week do you do these vigorous activities for at least 10 minutes at a time?*

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  Total
Respond.#
1 day 2 days 3-4 days 5-6 days Everyday
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,197 238 20.7 18.2-23.5 300 25.0 22.3-28.0 368 31.6 28.5-34.8 170 12.8 10.9-14.9 121 10.0 8.2-12.0
GENDER
Male 604 128 22.1 18.5-26.1 153 25.4 21.7-29.6 191 32.4 28.1-37.0 71 10.4 8.1-13.2 61 9.7 7.4-12.6
Female 593 110 18.7 15.4-22.4 147 24.4 20.6-28.6 177 30.3 26.1-34.9 99 16.3 13.3-19.8 60 10.3 7.9-13.5
RACE
White 919 182 20.4 17.6-23.6 220 24.1 21.0-27.4 285 31.6 28.1-35.3 139 13.7 11.5-16.2 93 10.2 8.2-12.6
African American 230 47 21.3 15.9-28.0 71 29.1 22.8-36.3 68 31.9 25.1-39.6 22 8.8 5.6-13.7 22 8.9 5.4-14.3
Other Minorities 35 6 22.9 10.3-43.5 7 20.2 8.7-40.2 11 29.5 15.9-48.1 6 14.9 6.3-31.4 5 12.5 4.6-29.4
HISPANIC
Yes 33 6 16.5 6.1-37.6 14 55.7 35.5-74.2 6 14.1 5.5-31.7 4 7.7 2.6-20.7 3 6.0 1.6-20.2
No 1,161 232 20.9 18.3-23.8 285 23.8 21.1-26.7 361 32.2 29.1-35.5 165 13.0 11.0-15.2 118 10.1 8.3-12.3
AGE
18-24 144 27 18.1 12.4-25.7 36 22.6 16.0-30.9 43 34.0 25.0-44.4 19 12.3 7.7-19.1 19 13.0 8.2-19.9
25-34 291 50 17.5 13.1-22.9 78 28.8 22.9-35.6 92 31.8 25.8-38.4 42 13.1 9.5-17.9 29 8.7 5.8-13.1
35-44 306 53 20.4 15.4-26.5 73 24.8 19.5-30.9 101 32.8 27.2-38.9 44 12.1 9.0-16.3 35 9.9 6.9-14.0
45-54 218 50 24.3 18.2-31.5 63 27.9 21.8-35.0 61 29.6 23.2-37.0 28 11.0 7.3-16.2 16 7.2 4.3-12.0
55-64 121 29 25.2 17.6-34.7 30 24.3 17.2-33.2 32 25.6 18.1-34.9 18 14.5 9.1-22.2 12 10.3 5.9-17.5
65+ 98 25 25.4 17.0-36.2 17 16.2 9.8-25.5 31 31.1 22.3-41.6 16 15.1 9.2-23.9 9 12.1 6.0-23.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 99 36 31.8 22.5-42.8 20 28.7 18.5-41.7 19 15.7 9.6-24.6 15 12.6 7.5-20.6 9 11.1 5.3-21.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 329 73 23.1 18.3-28.6 93 27.6 22.4-33.5 84 26.8 21.7-32.7 43 11.8 8.6-16.1 36 10.6 7.5-14.9
Some Post-H.S. 343 62 19.5 14.9-25.2 86 23.5 18.8-29.0 112 34.2 27.9-41.0 53 14.2 10.7-18.5 30 8.7 5.8-12.8
College Graduate 425 67 16.3 12.7-20.5 100 22.6 18.6-27.3 153 38.5 33.4-43.9 59 12.4 9.4-16.2 46 10.2 7.6-13.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 62 14 21.9 12.5-35.3 20 33.2 21.1-48.0 18 23.3 14.0-36.2 5 8.2 3.3-19.2 5 13.4 5.0-31.2
$15,000- 24,999 172 39 23.2 16.5-31.7 46 23.5 16.9-31.8 43 28.4 19.1-40.0 22 11.6 7.3-17.9 22 13.2 8.4-20.1
$25,000- 34,999 187 43 24.2 17.5-32.4 47 24.0 17.6-31.8 56 31.8 24.4-40.3 26 13.0 8.5-19.2 15 7.0 4.0-12.0
$35,000- 49,999 240 53 25.1 19.3-31.9 60 22.8 17.6-29.1 74 31.4 25.1-38.5 34 12.2 8.6-17.0 19 8.5 5.1-13.9
$50,000+ 419 70 17.3 13.6-21.7 97 24.1 19.8-29.0 141 34.9 30.0-40.1 62 13.0 10.0-16.7 49 10.7 8.0-14.3
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 63 7 8.4 3.8-17.7 18 30.4 18.9-45.0 20 30.0 19.2-43.5 10 18.6 9.8-32.4 8 12.6 6.3-23.7
Appalachia II 167 32 19.4 13.7-26.7 38 24.4 17.6-32.7 54 34.4 26.8-42.9 24 11.7 7.7-17.4 19 10.2 6.3-16.0
Appalachia III 72 14 23.4 14.2-36.1 20 26.1 16.9-38.0 20 27.6 18.0-39.8 11 12.7 6.9-22.4 7 10.2 4.8-20.3
Catawba 82 16 19.0 10.7-31.5 25 28.3 18.1-41.3 28 38.9 24.0-56.2 6 6.8 2.7-16.2 7 7.0 3.0-15.6
Edisto 35 10 30.4 15.6-50.8 8 22.4 9.9-43.0 11 33.0 18.0-52.4 3 6.6 2.0-19.8 3 7.6 2.1-23.6
Low Country 63 10 19.3 10.5-32.9 17 26.1 15.9-39.8 22 32.7 21.4-46.6 10 14.7 7.7-26.4 4 7.0 2.6-17.9
Palmetto 207 37 22.4 15.8-30.6 52 23.2 17.5-30.2 61 30.0 23.2-37.9 33 14.0 9.7-19.8 24 10.4 6.8-15.7
Pee Dee 68 17 20.3 11.7-32.7 18 32.3 20.7-46.6 19 27.7 17.7-40.7 9 12.6 6.0-24.4 5 7.1 2.9-16.5
Savannah 49 6 15.0 6.6-30.7 12 27.8 15.3-45.2 18 31.2 18.8-47.2 8 13.0 6.2-25.2 5 12.9 5.1-29.0
Trident 165 38 21.6 15.6-29.2 31 19.2 13.1-27.3 63 42.0 33.5-51.0 17 9.4 5.5-15.7 16 7.8 4.5-13.1
Upper Savannah 65 16 25.2 15.4-38.3 19 25.3 15.8-38.1 15 20.4 11.8-32.8 8 12.0 5.7-23.7 7 17.1 7.9-33.0
Waccamaw 80 13 19.4 11.2-31.6 24 28.4 18.5-41.0 18 19.9 12.1-30.8 17 19.5 12.0-30.2 8 12.8 5.8-26.1
Wateree 64 18 29.7 18.7-43.8 14 15.3 8.6-25.6 14 26.1 14.5-42.3 11 18.2 10.0-30.8 7 10.7 4.9-22.0

* This question was asked only of respondents who reported doing vigorous activities at least 10 minutes at a time.

#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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