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BRFSS Survey Results 2004 for South Carolina

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Alcohol Consumption

A drink of alcohol is 1 can or bottle of beer, 1 glass of wine, 1 can or bottle of wine cooler, 1 cocktail, or 1 shot of liquor.
During the past 30 days, how often have you had at least one drink of any alcoholic beverage?

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  Total
Respond.#
No drinks 1-2 days 3-7 days 8-29 days Everyday
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 7,076 3,805 52.5 51.0-53.9 1,037 15.4 14.4-16.6 943 13.6 12.7-14.6 971 14.3 13.3-15.4 320 4.1 3.6- 4.7
GENDER
Male 2,712 1,141 42.0 39.7-44.3 363 14.9 13.2-16.8 446 16.5 14.9-18.2 552 20.4 18.6-22.4 210 6.2 5.3- 7.3
Female 4,364 2,664 62.1 60.4-63.7 674 15.9 14.7-17.2 497 11.0 10.0-12.2 419 8.8 7.9- 9.8 110 2.2 1.7- 2.7
RACE
White 5,433 2,751 49.0 47.5-50.6 798 15.1 14.0-16.2 759 14.4 13.3-15.5 841 16.7 15.6-18.0 284 4.8 4.2- 5.4
African American 1,402 912 61.8 58.4-65.0 199 15.0 12.7-17.6 157 12.1 10.1-14.5 106 8.7 6.9-10.9 28 2.5 1.6- 3.8
Other 180 102 52.3 42.8-61.6 32 20.8 13.5-30.5 21 10.5 6.6-16.3 18 12.0 6.9-19.8 7 4.5 2.0- 9.8
HISPANIC
Yes 129 74 55.3 44.4-65.8 16 14.6 8.1-25.0 16 11.7 6.4-20.4 19 16.4 9.7-26.4 4 2.0 0.7- 5.7
No 6,865 3,661 52.1 50.6-53.5 1,016 15.5 14.4-16.6 925 13.8 12.8-14.8 949 14.4 13.4-15.5 314 4.2 3.7- 4.8
AGE
18-24 416 194 49.3 43.7-55.0 76 18.8 14.6-23.8 78 15.9 12.4-20.2 63 14.6 11.1-19.1 5 1.3 0.5- 3.4
25-34 1,045 500 44.8 41.4-48.3 208 20.9 18.0-24.1 162 15.2 12.9-17.8 156 16.8 14.1-19.8 19 2.3 1.4- 3.8
35-44 1,248 580 46.3 43.2-49.5 219 16.9 14.7-19.3 206 16.1 13.9-18.6 207 17.0 14.8-19.6 36 3.6 2.5- 5.2
45-54 1,431 694 50.0 47.0-53.0 212 13.8 11.9-15.9 233 16.1 14.1-18.5 221 15.3 13.2-17.7 71 4.8 3.6- 6.3
55-64 1,313 748 57.8 54.8-60.7 176 13.7 11.8-16.0 132 10.1 8.4-12.1 189 13.6 11.7-15.6 68 4.8 3.7- 6.1
65+ 1,554 1,043 68.7 66.1-71.1 138 8.3 7.0- 9.9 123 7.2 5.9- 8.6 131 8.1 6.7- 9.6 119 7.8 6.4- 9.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 811 616 68.5 63.7-72.8 65 10.2 7.6-13.7 50 8.3 5.8-11.8 67 10.2 7.6-13.7 13 2.8 1.5- 5.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,198 1,384 59.5 56.8-62.0 311 15.6 13.7-17.7 250 12.1 10.5-13.9 179 9.4 7.8-11.2 74 3.5 2.7- 4.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,792 925 50.9 48.1-53.8 295 16.3 14.3-18.5 256 14.3 12.5-16.4 230 14.4 12.4-16.7 86 4.0 3.1- 5.1
College Graduate 2,259 868 39.4 37.0-41.8 365 16.8 14.9-18.8 387 17.0 15.3-18.9 494 21.5 19.6-23.5 145 5.4 4.5- 6.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 836 610 68.5 63.7-72.9 95 14.9 11.4-19.2 70 8.6 6.2-11.8 43 6.0 4.1- 8.7 18 2.0 1.1- 3.6
$15,000- $24,999 1,163 768 61.9 58.1-65.6 144 15.1 12.3-18.5 122 10.9 8.9-13.5 98 9.2 7.1-11.9 31 2.8 1.8- 4.3
$25,000- $34,999 855 466 54.0 49.7-58.1 142 17.6 14.4-21.2 100 11.3 9.1-14.0 108 13.1 10.4-16.3 39 4.1 2.8- 5.9
$35,000- $49,999 1,089 558 51.4 47.8-54.9 169 14.9 12.6-17.4 142 13.4 11.1-16.1 165 16.2 13.7-19.1 55 4.2 3.0- 5.6
$50,000+ 2,203 810 37.6 35.2-40.0 376 16.4 14.8-18.2 402 18.8 17.0-20.8 478 21.5 19.5-23.6 137 5.7 4.7- 6.9
Health District**
Appalachia I 431 279 61.8 56.0-67.4 47 13.8 10.0-18.8 47 10.5 7.6-14.3 43 10.8 7.4-15.6 15 3.1 1.8- 5.3
Appalachia II 849 456 50.6 46.6-54.6 114 14.1 11.5-17.2 121 16.2 13.4-19.5 121 14.9 12.2-18.1 37 4.2 2.8- 6.1
Appalachia III 550 338 60.9 55.7-65.8 91 16.3 12.6-20.9 53 9.1 6.8-12.3 55 11.4 8.4-15.2 13 2.3 1.3- 4.1
Catawba 488 266 51.9 46.5-57.2 73 16.3 12.7-20.8 79 16.3 12.9-20.5 51 11.8 8.6-16.1 19 3.7 2.0- 6.5
Edisto Savannah 536 293 53.0 47.7-58.3 88 17.9 13.9-22.8 73 14.4 11.0-18.6 65 11.9 9.0-15.6 17 2.7 1.5- 4.9
Low Country 363 153 44.8 38.5-51.3 44 11.1 8.0-15.4 57 15.9 11.8-21.1 78 21.6 16.8-27.3 31 6.5 4.3- 9.6
Palmetto 1,065 519 47.3 43.6-51.0 175 17.2 14.6-20.1 151 13.8 11.5-16.5 183 18.2 15.3-21.5 37 3.5 2.4- 5.2
Pee Dee 523 335 64.8 59.7-69.6 61 10.9 8.2-14.4 55 11.3 8.3-15.2 56 9.6 7.2-12.7 16 3.3 1.9- 5.8
Trident 890 400 43.3 39.3-47.3 141 16.8 13.9-20.2 139 15.5 12.6-18.8 159 19.7 16.5-23.3 51 4.7 3.5- 6.4
Upper Savannah 337 197 56.7 49.6-63.6 55 15.5 10.8-21.7 38 11.6 7.9-16.8 36 12.1 7.9-18.1 11 4.0 2.0- 7.9
Waccamaw 588 295 52.3 47.2-57.3 91 15.3 11.9-19.3 65 10.7 8.2-13.9 82 14.0 11.1-17.7 55 7.7 5.8-10.2
Wateree 383 231 56.9 50.4-63.2 44 15.9 11.0-22.6 55 14.6 10.8-19.4 39 8.9 6.2-12.8 14 3.6 1.9- 7.0
Region***
Region I 768 476 59.5 55.0-63.9 102 14.6 11.4-18.3 85 11.0 8.6-14.0 79 11.4 8.6-15.0 26 3.5 2.2- 5.4
Region II 1,399 794 54.8 51.6-57.9 205 15.0 12.8-17.6 174 13.4 11.3-15.7 176 13.5 11.4-15.9 50 3.4 2.5- 4.7
Region III 1,553 785 48.8 45.8-51.8 248 16.9 14.8-19.3 230 14.6 12.7-16.8 234 16.1 13.8-18.7 56 3.6 2.6- 4.9
Region IV 906 566 61.4 57.3-65.3 105 13.1 10.3-16.5 110 12.7 10.3-15.6 95 9.3 7.4-11.6 30 3.5 2.3- 5.3
Region V 536 293 53.0 47.7-58.3 88 17.9 13.9-22.8 73 14.4 11.0-18.6 65 11.9 9.0-15.6 17 2.7 1.5- 4.9
Region VI 588 295 52.3 47.2-57.3 91 15.3 11.9-19.3 65 10.7 8.2-13.9 82 14.0 11.1-17.7 55 7.7 5.8-10.2
Region VII 890 400 43.3 39.3-47.3 141 16.8 13.9-20.2 139 15.5 12.6-18.8 159 19.7 16.5-23.3 51 4.7 3.5- 6.4
Region VIII 363 153 44.8 38.5-51.3 44 11.1 8.0-15.4 57 15.9 11.8-21.1 78 21.6 16.8-27.3 31 6.5 4.3- 9.6

#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 I: Anderson, Oconee
Appalachia II: Greenville, Pickens
Appalachia III: Cherokee, Spartanburg, Union
Catawba: Chester, Lancaster, York
Edisto Savannah: Aiken, Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Calhoun, Orangeburg
Low Country: Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton, Jasper
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

*** Region I: Anderson, Oconee, Abbeville, Laurens, McCormick, Greenwood, Saluda, Edgefield
Region II: Greenville, Pickens, Cherokee, Spartanburg, Union
Region III: Chester, Lancaster, York, Newberry, Fairfield, Lexington, Richland
Region IV: Clarendon, Kershaw, Lee, Sumter, Chesterfield, Darlington, Dillon, Florence, Marion, Marlboro
Region V: Aiken, Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Calhoun, Orangeburg
Region VI: Georgetown, Horry, Williamsburg
Region VII: Berkeley, Charleston, Dorchester
Region VIII: Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton, Jasper

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