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BRFSS Survey Results 2004 for South Carolina

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Alcohol Consumption

Risk factor for respondents having had at least one drink of alcohol in the past 30 days.*

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 7,076 3,271 47.5 46.1-49.0 3,805 52.5 51.0-53.9
GENDER
Male 2,712 1,571 58.0 55.7-60.3 1,141 42.0 39.7-44.3
Female 4,364 1,700 37.9 36.3-39.6 2,664 62.1 60.4-63.7
RACE
White 5,433 2,682 51.0 49.4-52.5 2,751 49.0 47.5-50.6
African American 1,402 490 38.2 35.0-41.6 912 61.8 58.4-65.0
Other 180 78 47.7 38.4-57.2 102 52.3 42.8-61.6
HISPANIC
Yes 129 55 44.7 34.2-55.6 74 55.3 44.4-65.8
No 6,865 3,204 47.9 46.5-49.4 3,661 52.1 50.6-53.5
AGE
18-24 416 222 50.7 45.0-56.3 194 49.3 43.7-55.0
25-34 1,045 545 55.2 51.7-58.6 500 44.8 41.4-48.3
35-44 1,248 668 53.7 50.5-56.8 580 46.3 43.2-49.5
45-54 1,431 737 50.0 47.0-53.0 694 50.0 47.0-53.0
55-64 1,313 565 42.2 39.3-45.2 748 57.8 54.8-60.7
65+ 1,554 511 31.3 28.9-33.9 1,043 68.7 66.1-71.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 811 195 31.5 27.2-36.3 616 68.5 63.7-72.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,198 814 40.5 38.0-43.2 1,384 59.5 56.8-62.0
Some Post-H.S. 1,792 867 49.1 46.2-51.9 925 50.9 48.1-53.8
College Graduate 2,259 1,391 60.6 58.2-63.0 868 39.4 37.0-41.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 836 226 31.5 27.1-36.3 610 68.5 63.7-72.9
$15,000- $24,999 1,163 395 38.1 34.4-41.9 768 61.9 58.1-65.6
$25,000- $34,999 855 389 46.0 41.9-50.3 466 54.0 49.7-58.1
$35,000- $49,999 1,089 531 48.6 45.1-52.2 558 51.4 47.8-54.9
$50,000+ 2,203 1,393 62.4 60.0-64.8 810 37.6 35.2-40.0
Health District**
Appalachia I 431 152 38.2 32.6-44.0 279 61.8 56.0-67.4
Appalachia II 849 393 49.4 45.4-53.4 456 50.6 46.6-54.6
Appalachia III 550 212 39.1 34.2-44.3 338 60.9 55.7-65.8
Catawba 488 222 48.1 42.8-53.5 266 51.9 46.5-57.2
Edisto Savannah 536 243 47.0 41.7-52.3 293 53.0 47.7-58.3
Low Country 363 210 55.2 48.7-61.5 153 44.8 38.5-51.3
Palmetto 1,065 546 52.7 49.0-56.4 519 47.3 43.6-51.0
Pee Dee 523 188 35.2 30.4-40.3 335 64.8 59.7-69.6
Trident 890 490 56.7 52.7-60.7 400 43.3 39.3-47.3
Upper Savannah 337 140 43.3 36.4-50.4 197 56.7 49.6-63.6
Waccamaw 588 293 47.7 42.7-52.8 295 52.3 47.2-57.3
Wateree 383 152 43.1 36.8-49.6 231 56.9 50.4-63.2
Region***
Region I 768 292 40.5 36.1-45.0 476 59.5 55.0-63.9
Region II 1,399 605 45.2 42.1-48.4 794 54.8 51.6-57.9
Region III 1,553 768 51.2 48.2-54.2 785 48.8 45.8-51.8
Region IV 906 340 38.6 34.7-42.7 566 61.4 57.3-65.3
Region V 536 243 47.0 41.7-52.3 293 53.0 47.7-58.3
Region VI 588 293 47.7 42.7-52.8 295 52.3 47.2-57.3
Region VII 890 490 56.7 52.7-60.7 400 43.3 39.3-47.3
Region VIII 363 210 55.2 48.7-61.5 153 44.8 38.5-51.3

* Data in this table was derived from the first alcohol consumption question.

#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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