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BRFSS Survey Results 2005 for South Carolina

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Alcohol Consumption

Risk factor for binge drinking where binge drinking is defined as having 5 or more drinks on 1 occasion.*

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  Total #
Respondents
Not at Risk At Risk
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 8,330 7,511 87.2 86.2-88.2 819 12.8 11.8-13.8
GENDER
Male 3,249 2,669 79.6 77.7-81.4 580 20.4 18.6-22.3
Female 5,081 4,842 94.1 93.2-94.9 239 5.9 5.1- 6.8
RACE
White 6,278 5,616 86.3 85.1-87.4 662 13.7 12.6-14.9
African American 1,789 1,662 90.3 88.1-92.1 127 9.7 7.9-11.9
Other 203 176 81.6 72.4-88.2 27 18.4 11.8-27.6
HISPANIC
Yes 116 102 81.4 69.2-89.5 14 18.6 10.5-30.8
No 8,071 7,269 87.3 86.2-88.2 802 12.7 11.8-13.8
AGE
18-24 399 319 79.6 74.7-83.8 80 20.4 16.2-25.3
25-34 1,019 837 80.2 77.1-82.9 182 19.8 17.1-22.9
35-44 1,466 1,252 84.8 82.6-86.8 214 15.2 13.2-17.4
45-54 1,664 1,481 88.0 86.0-89.7 183 12.0 10.3-14.0
55-64 1,621 1,511 93.1 91.6-94.3 110 6.9 5.7- 8.4
65+ 2,091 2,045 97.7 96.9-98.3 46 2.3 1.7- 3.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,131 1,049 89.7 86.8-92.0 82 10.3 8.0-13.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,634 2,381 86.7 84.6-88.5 253 13.3 11.5-15.4
Some Post-H.S. 2,094 1,878 86.7 84.6-88.6 216 13.3 11.4-15.4
College Graduate 2,449 2,181 87.1 85.4-88.7 268 12.9 11.3-14.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,013 949 89.4 85.2-92.5 64 10.6 7.5-14.8
$15,000- $24,999 1,328 1,199 87.1 84.4-89.4 129 12.9 10.6-15.6
$25,000- $34,999 966 865 86.8 83.6-89.5 101 13.2 10.5-16.4
$35,000- $49,999 1,225 1,103 87.7 84.9-90.0 122 12.3 10.0-15.1
$50,000+ 2,670 2,318 83.9 82.1-85.6 352 16.1 14.4-17.9
Health District**
Appalachia I 523 462 84.9 80.3-88.5 61 15.1 11.5-19.7
Appalachia II 933 846 87.2 83.9-89.9 87 12.8 10.1-16.1
Appalachia III 698 641 89.2 85.6-92.0 57 10.8 8.0-14.4
Catawba 541 488 87.6 83.6-90.8 53 12.4 9.2-16.4
Edisto Savannah 623 573 88.6 83.3-92.4 50 11.4 7.6-16.7
Low Country 438 393 86.3 81.3-90.1 45 13.7 9.9-18.7
Palmetto 1,267 1,133 86.0 83.0-88.6 134 14.0 11.4-17.0
Pee Dee 690 637 89.0 85.2-91.9 53 11.0 8.1-14.8
Trident 980 852 85.8 82.7-88.4 128 14.2 11.6-17.3
Upper Savannah 453 419 89.7 85.2-92.9 34 10.3 7.1-14.8
Waccamaw 663 590 86.5 82.9-89.4 73 13.5 10.6-17.1
Wateree 407 370 87.0 81.7-90.9 37 13.0 9.1-18.3
Region***
Region I 976 881 87.2 84.1-89.7 95 12.8 10.3-15.9
Region II 1,631 1,487 88.0 85.7-90.1 144 12.0 9.9-14.3
Region III 1,808 1,621 86.5 84.1-88.6 187 13.5 11.4-15.9
Region IV 1,097 1,007 88.2 85.3-90.7 90 11.8 9.3-14.7
Region V 623 573 88.6 83.3-92.4 50 11.4 7.6-16.7
Region VI 663 590 86.5 82.9-89.4 73 13.5 10.6-17.1
Region VII 980 852 85.8 82.7-88.4 128 14.2 11.6-17.3
Region VIII 438 393 86.3 81.3-90.1 45 13.7 9.9-18.7

*Data in this table was derived from the Alcohol Consumption questions.

#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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