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BRFSS Survey Results 2006 for South Carolina

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Alcohol Consumption

Risk factor for heavy drinking among men (Note: Heavy drinking is defined as having an average of more than 2 drinks per day)*

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  Total #
Respondents
Not at Risk At Risk
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,355 3,167 94.0 92.7-95.1 188 6.0 4.9- 7.3
GENDER
Male 3,355 3,167 94.0 92.7-95.1 188 6.0 4.9- 7.3
RACE
White 2,676 2,512 93.4 91.9-94.6 164 6.6 5.4- 8.1
African American 541 523 96.1 92.8-97.9 18 3.9 2.1- 7.2
Other 113 107 92.4 80.1-97.3 6 7.6 2.7-19.9
HISPANIC
Yes 70 69 95.9 76.5-99.4 1 4.1 0.6-23.5
No 3,221 3,037 93.9 92.6-95.0 184 6.1 5.0- 7.4
AGE
18-24 133 119 87.8 79.2-93.1 14 12.2 6.9-20.8
25-34 360 337 93.9 90.1-96.3 23 6.1 3.7- 9.9
35-44 531 497 93.8 91.1-95.7 34 6.2 4.3- 8.9
45-54 655 605 93.9 91.7-95.6 50 6.1 4.4- 8.3
55-64 769 728 95.2 93.2-96.6 41 4.8 3.4- 6.8
65+ 889 864 98.0 97.0-98.7 25 2.0 1.3- 3.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 485 461 95.0 91.4-97.1 24 5.0 2.9- 8.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,018 952 91.5 88.2-93.9 66 8.5 6.1-11.8
Some Post-H.S. 765 726 95.0 92.4-96.7 39 5.0 3.3- 7.6
College Graduate 1,080 1,022 95.6 93.9-96.8 58 4.4 3.2- 6.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 266 257 97.0 93.2-98.7 9 3.0 1.3- 6.8
$15,000- $24,999 464 440 92.3 86.1-95.8 24 7.7 4.2-13.9
$25,000- $34,999 404 380 93.5 88.5-96.4 24 6.5 3.6-11.5
$35,000- $49,999 503 474 94.4 91.5-96.4 29 5.6 3.6- 8.5
$50,000+ 1,370 1,286 94.1 92.2-95.5 84 5.9 4.5- 7.8
Health District**
Appalachia I 287 273 91.5 81.3-96.4 14 8.5 3.6-18.7
Appalachia II 260 248 96.1 92.6-98.0 12 3.9 2.0- 7.4
Appalachia III 189 184 97.5 92.9-99.2 5 2.5 0.8- 7.1
Catawba 156 151 96.3 90.4-98.6 5 3.7 1.4- 9.6
Edisto Savannah 375 356 94.7 91.1-96.9 19 5.3 3.1- 8.9
Low Country 329 312 93.4 88.1-96.5 17 6.6 3.5-11.9
Palmetto 310 292 92.4 86.5-95.8 18 7.6 4.2-13.5
Pee Dee 255 240 95.4 91.7-97.4 15 4.6 2.6- 8.3
Trident 388 355 90.8 85.9-94.1 33 9.2 5.9-14.1
Upper Savannah 230 221 94.1 83.5-98.1 9 5.9 1.9-16.5
Waccamaw 371 337 90.1 85.7-93.3 34 9.9 6.7-14.3
Wateree 173 167 98.4 96.2-99.3 6 1.6 0.7- 3.8
Region***
Region I 517 494 92.7 86.1-96.3 23 7.3 3.7-13.9
Region II 449 432 96.7 94.3-98.1 17 3.3 1.9- 5.7
Region III 466 443 93.6 89.5-96.2 23 6.4 3.8-10.5
Region IV 428 407 96.7 94.5-98.0 21 3.3 2.0- 5.5
Region V 375 356 94.7 91.1-96.9 19 5.3 3.1- 8.9
Region VI 371 337 90.1 85.7-93.3 34 9.9 6.7-14.3
Region VII 388 355 90.8 85.9-94.1 33 9.2 5.9-14.1
Region VIII 329 312 93.4 88.1-96.5 17 6.6 3.5-11.9

*Data in this table was derived from the Alcohol Consumption questions and only applied to male.

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50 and confidence intervals with width greater than 20. 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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