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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for South Carolina

Physical Activity

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On days when you do vigorous activities for at least 10 minutes at a time, how much total time per day do you spend doing these activities?*

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  Total
Respond.#
10-20 minutes 21-30 minutes 31-60 minutes 1-2 hours More than 2 hours
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,318 156 10.6 9.0-12.5 329 25.3 22.6-28.3 487 35.9 33.0-39.0 215 17.6 15.3-20.2 131 10.5 8.8-12.5
GENDER
Male 674 72 9.7 7.6-12.3 147 23.1 19.4-27.3 235 33.2 29.3-37.3 140 21.3 18.1-25.0 80 12.7 10.1-15.7
Female 644 84 12.0 9.5-15.1 182 28.6 24.6-32.8 252 40.0 35.7-44.4 75 12.2 9.4-15.6 51 7.3 5.4- 9.7
RACE
White 1,013 122 11.0 9.2-13.3 241 24.6 21.5-28.1 382 36.8 33.4-40.2 167 17.4 14.9-20.2 101 10.1 8.2-12.4
African American 252 30 10.2 6.8-15.0 68 25.0 19.5-31.6 89 34.7 28.2-41.8 41 19.3 13.8-26.3 24 10.8 7.1-16.0
Other Minorities 40 1 3.9 0.6-23.0 16 38.7 23.8-56.2 12 27.9 15.0-45.7 7 15.6 6.8-32.0 4 13.9 5.0-32.9
HISPANIC
Yes 34 2 4.0 0.8-17.7 15 53.5 33.5-72.4 7 15.3 5.1-37.7 8 25.5 12.5-45.2 2 1.7 0.3- 9.8
No 1,280 154 10.9 9.2-12.9 313 24.4 21.6-27.3 480 36.8 33.8-39.9 204 17.1 14.8-19.7 129 10.8 9.0-13.0
AGE
18-24 163 13 7.5 4.3-13.0 48 31.1 22.7-40.8 57 32.2 24.8-40.6 33 21.9 15.4-30.3 12 7.3 3.9-13.1
25-34 320 35 9.0 6.2-12.9 86 26.4 21.1-32.5 122 36.9 31.0-43.3 51 18.4 13.8-24.1 26 9.3 6.2-13.8
35-44 328 45 12.8 9.4-17.2 80 24.4 19.5-30.0 129 38.7 32.8-44.8 47 14.1 10.5-18.6 27 10.1 7.0-14.5
45-54 242 27 9.3 6.2-13.7 66 25.5 19.9-32.1 82 34.3 27.9-41.3 36 16.4 11.6-22.6 31 14.5 10.0-20.6
55-64 138 11 8.7 4.6-15.6 29 20.6 14.4-28.7 54 39.8 31.5-48.8 26 17.4 11.7-25.0 18 13.5 8.3-21.2
65+ 108 20 19.3 12.4-28.7 17 17.9 11.1-27.7 36 34.0 24.8-44.6 18 16.6 10.5-25.3 17 12.2 7.4-19.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 112 13 9.7 5.2-17.3 27 25.7 17.2-36.5 36 34.6 24.9-45.8 19 17.4 10.7-27.0 17 12.6 7.1-21.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 360 42 10.2 7.3-13.9 91 27.5 22.5-33.3 111 29.5 24.5-35.0 68 19.9 15.5-25.0 48 13.0 9.6-17.3
Some Post-H.S. 387 51 12.3 9.1-16.4 87 23.4 18.0-29.7 141 34.0 28.6-39.7 61 17.2 13.1-22.4 47 13.2 9.8-17.5
College Graduate 458 50 9.7 7.2-13.0 124 25.1 21.0-29.6 198 44.4 39.4-49.5 67 16.0 12.5-20.2 19 4.8 3.0- 7.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 75 12 18.0 9.8-30.8 15 18.7 10.5-31.0 22 34.0 22.2-48.1 16 18.6 10.9-29.9 10 10.7 5.5-19.6
$15,000- 24,999 194 15 5.7 3.2- 9.8 51 31.4 22.5-41.9 72 36.1 28.0-45.0 34 16.3 11.2-23.2 22 10.5 6.5-16.6
$25,000- 34,999 203 31 13.5 9.0-19.6 52 24.4 18.3-31.7 65 32.2 25.1-40.2 32 18.9 13.2-26.5 23 11.0 7.0-16.8
$35,000- 49,999 249 31 11.4 7.9-16.3 53 20.9 15.8-27.2 86 30.7 24.8-37.2 44 22.0 16.3-29.0 35 14.9 10.6-20.7
$50,000+ 468 52 10.3 7.7-13.7 120 24.2 20.2-28.6 198 42.2 37.3-47.1 71 16.1 12.7-20.2 27 7.3 4.9-10.6
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 75 8 11.2 5.4-21.9 18 20.1 12.2-31.3 24 33.3 22.5-46.1 12 18.4 10.2-30.8 13 17.0 9.8-28.1
Appalachia II 176 12 6.2 3.4-11.1 50 27.5 20.7-35.5 77 43.4 35.5-51.7 22 13.5 8.7-20.5 15 9.3 5.6-15.2
Appalachia III 81 10 11.8 6.2-21.4 18 21.3 13.3-32.4 34 42.3 31.4-53.9 15 17.7 10.4-28.5 4 6.8 2.6-16.9
Catawba 91 21 17.5 10.6-27.6 22 34.3 20.2-51.8 26 25.7 16.4-37.8 15 13.6 7.7-22.9 7 8.9 3.7-19.7
Edisto 36 2 6.0 1.1-26.3 9 33.8 17.9-54.5 12 22.9 11.8-39.9 7 19.4 8.2-39.4 6 17.8 7.7-35.8
Low Country 70 10 15.8 8.1-28.7 16 18.9 11.3-29.9 21 28.5 18.2-41.8 13 21.3 12.5-33.8 10 15.5 8.4-27.0
Palmetto 226 30 11.3 7.7-16.4 59 23.6 18.1-30.2 83 36.9 29.8-44.6 34 18.4 12.7-25.8 20 9.7 6.0-15.5
Pee Dee 73 10 9.8 4.9-18.9 16 29.3 18.3-43.5 28 32.8 22.5-44.9 11 12.7 6.6-22.9 8 15.4 7.5-29.0
Savannah 56 6 8.2 3.4-18.4 13 25.0 13.7-41.2 23 38.7 25.5-53.7 7 18.0 8.7-33.6 7 10.2 4.4-21.9
Trident 182 14 6.6 3.6-11.8 44 21.9 16.0-29.2 70 40.3 32.2-48.8 34 19.8 13.9-27.4 20 11.4 7.1-17.8
Upper Savannah 70 8 12.5 6.1-23.8 19 27.4 17.4-40.4 23 28.2 18.6-40.5 15 24.6 14.4-38.9 5 7.2 2.8-17.5
Waccamaw 87 11 12.0 6.3-21.7 22 25.7 16.4-37.9 32 37.0 26.4-49.0 15 15.0 8.8-24.3 7 10.3 4.8-20.5
Wateree 73 11 13.4 7.1-23.8 19 23.8 14.9-35.7 24 34.3 22.8-48.0 13 23.8 13.3-38.9 6 4.7 2.1-10.5

* 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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