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BRFSS Survey Results 2004 for South Carolina

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Alcohol Consumption

Risk factor for Heavy Drinking (Defined as having greater than 2 drinks per day for men,and 1 drink per day for women)*

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  Total
Respond.#
Not at Risk At Risk
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 7,067 6,682 94.0 93.3-94.7 385 6.0 5.3- 6.7
GENDER
Male 2,697 2,505 92.4 91.0-93.6 192 7.6 6.4- 9.0
Female 4,370 4,177 95.5 94.8-96.2 193 4.5 3.8- 5.2
RACE
White 5,428 5,102 93.4 92.5-94.2 326 6.6 5.8- 7.5
African American 1,397 1,349 95.7 93.9-96.9 48 4.3 3.1- 6.1
Other 180 171 93.0 86.0-96.6 9 7.0 3.4-14.0
HISPANIC
Yes 127 119 91.4 80.8-96.4 8 8.6 3.6-19.2
No 6,858 6,484 94.1 93.3-94.8 374 5.9 5.2- 6.7
AGE
18-24 414 382 92.6 89.2-95.0 32 7.4 5.0-10.8
25-34 1,046 980 92.3 90.0-94.2 66 7.7 5.8-10.0
35-44 1,244 1,162 93.0 91.1-94.5 82 7.0 5.5- 8.9
45-54 1,430 1,344 94.2 92.5-95.6 86 5.8 4.4- 7.5
55-64 1,310 1,250 96.0 94.8-97.0 60 4.0 3.0- 5.2
65+ 1,555 1,499 96.5 95.3-97.4 56 3.5 2.6- 4.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 810 776 94.2 91.3-96.1 34 5.8 3.9- 8.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,197 2,098 94.2 92.6-95.4 99 5.8 4.6- 7.4
Some Post-H.S. 1,789 1,683 93.8 92.1-95.2 106 6.2 4.8- 7.9
College Graduate 2,255 2,112 94.2 93.0-95.2 143 5.8 4.8- 7.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 832 805 96.2 93.8-97.6 27 3.8 2.4- 6.2
$15,000- $24,999 1,160 1,113 94.7 92.3-96.4 47 5.3 3.6- 7.7
$25,000- $34,999 853 797 93.7 91.5-95.4 56 6.3 4.6- 8.5
$35,000- $49,999 1,091 1,016 92.4 90.1-94.2 75 7.6 5.8- 9.9
$50,000+ 2,199 2,058 93.4 91.9-94.5 141 6.6 5.5- 8.1
Health District**
Appalachia I 431 416 96.9 94.8-98.2 15 3.1 1.8- 5.2
Appalachia II 848 795 92.8 90.2-94.8 53 7.2 5.2- 9.8
Appalachia III 548 532 96.9 94.8-98.2 16 3.1 1.8- 5.2
Catawba 485 471 97.2 94.4-98.6 14 2.8 1.4- 5.6
Edisto Savannah 540 513 94.8 91.8-96.8 27 5.2 3.2- 8.2
Low Country 362 319 87.3 82.1-91.2 43 12.7 8.8-17.9
Palmetto 1,064 1,013 94.9 92.8-96.4 51 5.1 3.6- 7.2
Pee Dee 521 501 95.9 93.4-97.5 20 4.1 2.5- 6.6
Trident 892 832 91.6 88.6-93.9 60 8.4 6.1-11.4
Upper Savannah 337 321 92.7 87.0-96.0 16 7.3 4.0-13.0
Waccamaw 587 537 91.9 88.8-94.1 50 8.1 5.9-11.2
Wateree 380 365 95.6 91.6-97.7 15 4.4 2.3- 8.4
Region***
Region I 768 737 95.0 92.3-96.8 31 5.0 3.2- 7.7
Region II 1,396 1,327 94.5 92.7-95.9 69 5.5 4.1- 7.3
Region III 1,549 1,484 95.7 94.1-96.8 65 4.3 3.2- 5.9
Region IV 901 866 95.8 93.7-97.2 35 4.2 2.8- 6.3
Region V 540 513 94.8 91.8-96.8 27 5.2 3.2- 8.2
Region VI 587 537 91.9 88.8-94.1 50 8.1 5.9-11.2
Region VII 892 832 91.6 88.6-93.9 60 8.4 6.1-11.4
Region VIII 362 319 87.3 82.1-91.2 43 12.7 8.8-17.9

*Data in this table was derived from the alcohol consumption questions.
Not at risk = Respondents reported having LESS than or equal to 2 drinks/day for MALES and LESS than or equal to 1 drink/day for FEMALES.
At risk = Respondents reported havi ng MORE than 2 drinks/day for MALES and MORE than 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 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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