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BRFSS Survey Results 2005 for South Carolina

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Alcohol Consumption

During the past 30 days, what is the largest number of drinks you had on any occasion? *

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  Total #
Respondents
1-2 drinks 3-5 drinks 6-10 drinks 11 or more
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,567 1,921 48.2 46.2-50.2 1,113 31.8 29.9-33.7 421 15.2 13.6-16.9 112 4.9 3.9- 6.0
GENDER
Male 1,714 706 37.3 34.6-40.1 591 33.7 31.0-36.5 323 21.8 19.2-24.5 94 7.3 5.8- 9.2
Female 1,853 1,215 62.0 59.3-64.6 522 29.4 26.9-31.9 98 6.9 5.5- 8.6 18 1.7 1.0- 2.9
RACE
White 2,935 1,558 47.4 45.3-49.6 932 32.2 30.2-34.2 353 15.4 13.8-17.2 92 4.9 3.9- 6.3
African American 524 297 51.0 45.5-56.5 157 32.0 27.0-37.3 56 13.5 9.6-18.5 14 3.6 2.0- 6.2
Other 90 53 46.9 34.5-59.6 20 21.3 13.1-32.8 11 20.4 10.0-37.3 6 11.4 5.0-23.7
HISPANIC
Yes 47 24 38.0 23.9-54.3 12 27.9 15.6-44.8 7 18.8 7.6-39.3 4 15.4 5.6-35.7
No 3,507 1,886 48.3 46.3-50.4 1,099 31.9 30.0-33.8 414 15.2 13.6-16.9 108 4.6 3.7- 5.7
AGE
18-24 182 65 33.3 26.2-41.4 61 31.4 24.3-39.5 39 25.4 18.5-33.9 17 9.8 5.9-15.8
25-34 523 213 38.7 34.2-43.5 173 32.1 27.9-36.7 104 21.0 17.2-25.3 33 8.2 5.7-11.6
35-44 724 344 46.2 42.2-50.2 230 31.4 27.8-35.3 110 15.9 13.1-19.1 40 6.5 4.7- 8.9
45-54 795 413 48.8 44.9-52.8 268 35.0 31.3-38.9 100 14.2 11.5-17.5 14 2.0 1.1- 3.6
55-64 677 416 60.6 56.5-64.6 206 31.4 27.7-35.4 47 7.3 5.4- 9.7 8 0.7 0.4- 1.5
65+ 632 443 68.7 64.6-72.6 171 28.7 25.0-32.8 18 2.6 1.5- 4.2 0 0.0 . - .
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 208 80 26.9 20.5-34.3 70 40.3 31.0-50.3 35 17.7 12.0-25.3 23 15.1 9.7-22.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 917 484 46.1 42.1-50.2 257 28.9 25.4-32.7 141 18.9 15.4-22.9 35 6.1 4.2- 8.8
Some Post-H.S. 966 528 48.7 44.9-52.6 299 32.0 28.6-35.7 110 14.9 12.0-18.2 29 4.4 2.9- 6.6
College Graduate 1,473 826 53.2 50.3-56.2 487 32.3 29.7-35.0 135 12.1 10.1-14.5 25 2.4 1.4- 3.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 227 118 40.2 31.5-49.5 67 32.1 23.1-42.7 34 23.6 14.8-35.3 8 4.1 1.8- 9.3
$15,000- $24,999 438 218 43.5 37.8-49.4 132 31.6 26.4-37.4 64 17.5 13.2-22.9 24 7.3 4.6-11.4
$25,000- $34,999 381 214 51.2 44.9-57.4 97 27.3 22.0-33.3 50 13.4 9.7-18.2 20 8.2 5.0-13.0
$35,000- $49,999 567 315 49.3 44.3-54.3 171 31.9 27.5-36.7 61 13.8 10.2-18.4 20 5.0 3.0- 8.1
$50,000+ 1,621 844 47.7 44.9-50.5 553 33.3 30.7-36.0 192 15.6 13.4-18.1 32 3.4 2.2- 5.0
Health District**
Appalachia I 203 101 42.5 34.9-50.4 59 31.6 24.5-39.7 32 17.5 11.8-25.2 11 8.4 4.3-15.6
Appalachia II 388 211 47.4 41.6-53.4 116 29.7 24.5-35.5 52 18.7 14.0-24.6 9 4.1 1.9- 8.5
Appalachia III 231 128 50.9 43.5-58.3 64 28.0 21.9-35.1 33 18.4 13.0-25.4 6 2.6 1.0- 6.4
Catawba 233 131 52.1 44.7-59.5 67 30.1 23.8-37.3 29 14.8 9.8-21.6 6 2.9 1.2- 6.9
Edisto Savannah 228 137 58.0 48.7-66.8 61 22.8 17.1-29.7 24 14.5 7.5-26.3 6 4.7 2.0-10.6
Low Country 270 146 47.0 39.3-54.8 95 37.5 29.6-46.1 24 11.7 7.4-18.1 5 3.8 1.5- 9.1
Palmetto 564 299 44.6 39.6-49.6 193 36.4 31.6-41.5 53 13.2 9.5-18.1 19 5.8 3.3- 9.8
Pee Dee 223 111 46.4 38.3-54.7 74 32.9 25.7-41.0 29 15.9 10.7-23.0 9 4.8 2.2-10.4
Trident 550 292 48.0 42.9-53.2 166 30.5 26.1-35.3 77 17.4 13.5-22.3 15 4.0 2.2- 7.2
Upper Savannah 160 96 52.8 43.6-61.8 43 30.5 22.5-39.9 15 10.7 5.9-18.6 6 6.0 2.7-12.9
Waccamaw 329 173 48.4 42.0-54.8 110 34.0 28.3-40.2 34 12.6 8.7-17.7 12 5.0 2.7- 9.4
Wateree 153 78 45.0 35.6-54.8 49 29.8 22.0-38.9 19 16.7 10.0-26.6 7 8.5 3.7-18.3
Region***
Region I 363 197 47.1 41.2-53.1 102 31.1 25.6-37.2 47 14.5 10.4-19.7 17 7.3 4.4-12.0
Region II 619 339 48.7 44.1-53.4 180 29.1 25.0-33.6 85 18.6 14.9-23.0 15 3.6 1.9- 6.4
Region III 797 430 46.9 42.7-51.1 260 34.5 30.6-38.6 82 13.7 10.6-17.5 25 4.9 3.1- 7.8
Region IV 376 189 45.8 39.6-52.2 123 31.6 26.2-37.7 48 16.2 11.9-21.8 16 6.3 3.5-11.0
Region V 228 137 58.0 48.7-66.8 61 22.8 17.1-29.7 24 14.5 7.5-26.3 6 4.7 2.0-10.6
Region VI 329 173 48.4 42.0-54.8 110 34.0 28.3-40.2 34 12.6 8.7-17.7 12 5.0 2.7- 9.4
Region VII 550 292 48.0 42.9-53.2 166 30.5 26.1-35.3 77 17.4 13.5-22.3 15 4.0 2.2- 7.2
Region VIII 270 146 47.0 39.3-54.8 95 37.5 29.6-46.1 24 11.7 7.4-18.1 5 3.8 1.5- 9.1

* This question was asked only of respondents who reported that they had at least one drink of any alcoholic beverage during the past 30 days.

#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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