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BRFSS Survey Results 2002 for South Carolina

TO PRINT WIDE TABLES USE LANDSCAPE ORIENTATION

Risk Factors

Heavy Drinking*

  Total
Respond.#
Not At Risk At Risk
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,466 4,241 93.7 92.5-94.7 225 6.3 5.3- 7.5
GENDER
Male 1,730 1,623 92.9 90.8-94.6 107 7.1 5.4- 9.2
Female 2,736 2,618 94.4 92.9-95.6 118 5.6 4.4- 7.1
RACE
White 3,333 3,142 92.9 91.5-94.1 191 7.1 5.9- 8.5
African American 988 965 97.3 95.0-98.6 23 2.7 1.4- 5.0
Other Minorities 101 93 86.2 68.7-94.6 8 13.8 5.4-31.3
HISPANIC
Yes 99 92 83.1 64.6-93.0 7 16.9 7.0-35.4
No 4,296 4,080 94.1 93.0-95.1 216 5.9 4.9- 7.0
AGE
18-24 309 283 89.0 83.4-92.9 26 11.0 7.1-16.6
25-34 735 688 92.3 88.2-95.1 47 7.7 4.9-11.8
35-44 895 834 92.9 90.0-95.0 61 7.1 5.0-10.0
45-54 883 847 96.0 93.9-97.5 36 4.0 2.5- 6.1
55-64 717 686 94.2 90.8-96.5 31 5.8 3.5- 9.2
65+ 892 870 97.4 95.7-98.4 22 2.6 1.6- 4.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 676 645 91.0 85.4-94.6 31 9.0 5.4-14.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,421 1,352 94.1 91.9-95.7 69 5.9 4.3- 8.1
Some Post-H.S. 1,116 1,063 93.7 91.1-95.6 53 6.3 4.4- 8.9
College Graduate 1,249 1,178 94.6 93.0-95.9 71 5.4 4.1- 7.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 597 566 93.1 88.7-95.9 31 6.9 4.1-11.3
$15,000- 24,999 784 751 93.2 88.8-96.0 33 6.8 4.0-11.2
$25,000- 34,999 575 550 94.9 91.8-96.9 25 5.1 3.1- 8.2
$35,000- 49,999 730 694 95.2 92.8-96.8 36 4.8 3.2- 7.2
$50,000+ 1,228 1,149 92.6 90.1-94.4 79 7.4 5.6- 9.9
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 192 184 97.5 94.8-98.8 8 2.5 1.2- 5.2
Appalachia II 372 360 96.8 94.3-98.3 12 3.2 1.7- 5.7
Appalachia III 272 257 95.2 91.4-97.3 15 4.8 2.7- 8.6
Catawba 204 194 94.4 87.7-97.6 10 5.6 2.4-12.3
Edisto 94 91 98.3 94.6-99.5 3 1.7 0.5- 5.4
Low Country 184 164 88.9 82.0-93.4 20 11.1 6.6-18.0
Palmetto 475 446 92.3 88.4-95.0 29 7.7 5.0-11.6
Pee Dee 1,339 1,290 96.3 94.6-97.4 49 3.7 2.6- 5.4
Savannah 156 149 93.1 84.5-97.0 7 6.9 3.0-15.5
Trident 411 382 90.9 85.9-94.3 29 9.1 5.7-14.1
Upper Savannah 294 284 96.0 89.9-98.5 10 4.0 1.5-10.1
Waccamaw 264 236 87.8 79.5-93.0 28 12.2 7.0-20.5
Wateree 155 151 96.8 91.1-98.9 4 3.2 1.1- 8.9

*Data in this table were derived from the alcohol consumption questions.
No = Respondents reported having LESS than or equal to 2 drinks/day for MALES and LESS than or equal to 1 drink/day for FEMALES.
Yes = Respondents reported having MORE than or equal to 2 drinks/day for MALES and MORE than or equal to 1 drink/day for FEMALES.

#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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