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BRFSS Survey Results 2006 for South Carolina

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Alcohol Consumption

Considering all types of alcoholic beverages, how many times during the past 30 days did you have 5 or more drinks on an occasion? *

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  Total #
Respondents
None Once Twice 3-7 times 8-30 times
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,765 2,840 69.8 67.6-71.8 360 12.1 10.7-13.8 205 6.3 5.3- 7.5 252 8.3 7.1- 9.7 108 3.5 2.7- 4.5
GENDER
Male 1,782 1,229 63.2 60.1-66.3 185 13.0 10.9-15.5 125 8.1 6.5-10.0 161 10.6 8.8-12.8 82 5.1 3.8- 6.7
Female 1,983 1,611 78.4 75.8-80.8 175 10.9 9.1-13.1 80 3.9 3.0- 5.2 91 5.3 4.1- 6.9 26 1.4 0.8- 2.4
RACE
White 3,204 2,436 70.5 68.2-72.6 296 11.6 10.2-13.3 175 6.5 5.4- 7.9 210 8.3 7.0- 9.9 87 3.0 2.3- 3.9
African American 453 327 69.2 63.1-74.6 47 11.0 7.6-15.6 24 4.2 2.6- 7.0 37 9.4 6.4-13.7 18 6.2 3.6-10.5
Other 93 63 59.4 45.2-72.2 16 24.2 13.3-39.9 6 10.2 4.3-22.2 5 4.8 1.6-13.2 3 1.5 0.4- 6.0
HISPANIC
Yes 75 54 69.9 55.2-81.3 9 15.2 6.9-30.0 6 9.9 4.1-22.0 6 5.1 2.1-12.2 0 0.0 . - .
No 3,665 2,767 69.7 67.6-71.8 351 12.1 10.6-13.7 198 6.2 5.2- 7.4 242 8.4 7.2- 9.8 107 3.6 2.8- 4.6
AGE
18-24 164 89 49.6 40.5-58.8 29 17.9 11.9-26.1 16 12.8 7.7-20.4 21 13.8 8.4-21.8 9 5.9 2.8-12.0
25-34 492 297 60.4 55.3-65.4 88 19.1 15.3-23.7 35 6.9 4.8- 9.8 54 10.1 7.5-13.3 18 3.5 2.1- 5.8
35-44 711 483 67.7 63.3-71.8 85 11.5 8.9-14.8 55 7.2 5.3- 9.7 62 9.5 7.0-12.6 26 4.2 2.6- 6.6
45-54 821 588 72.9 69.0-76.5 85 10.1 7.8-12.9 53 5.2 3.7- 7.1 63 7.9 6.0-10.4 32 4.0 2.5- 6.4
55-64 771 638 82.3 78.7-85.4 51 7.0 5.1- 9.5 32 4.1 2.7- 6.1 34 4.6 2.9- 7.3 16 2.0 1.2- 3.4
65+ 776 720 93.8 91.8-95.3 21 2.3 1.4- 3.6 12 1.2 0.7- 2.2 16 2.0 1.2- 3.5 7 0.6 0.3- 1.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 261 167 56.5 48.0-64.6 27 13.0 8.0-20.6 20 8.2 4.8-13.7 35 17.1 11.3-25.0 12 5.2 2.5-10.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 912 658 65.0 60.3-69.4 87 11.9 9.0-15.7 53 8.0 5.7-11.2 74 9.9 7.3-13.2 40 5.2 3.5- 7.7
Some Post-H.S. 976 736 70.3 66.0-74.2 101 13.0 10.1-16.6 47 5.0 3.4- 7.4 67 8.1 6.1-10.7 25 3.6 2.1- 6.0
College Graduate 1,609 1,272 75.2 72.3-77.9 145 11.5 9.6-13.8 85 5.6 4.3- 7.2 76 5.7 4.4- 7.4 31 2.0 1.2- 3.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 218 150 69.6 60.8-77.2 22 9.0 5.3-14.7 18 9.6 5.2-17.1 20 8.8 5.1-14.9 8 3.0 1.1- 7.9
$15,000- $24,999 362 266 65.1 57.2-72.3 33 11.9 7.1-19.4 24 7.8 4.7-12.5 29 11.7 7.5-17.8 10 3.5 1.5- 7.8
$25,000- $34,999 377 267 60.8 53.1-68.0 37 14.5 9.4-21.6 23 9.6 5.6-15.8 26 6.3 3.8-10.5 24 8.8 5.2-14.6
$35,000- $49,999 579 430 69.1 63.9-73.9 63 13.5 10.2-17.7 24 3.9 2.4- 6.4 40 8.7 6.1-12.3 22 4.8 2.8- 7.9
$50,000+ 1,839 1,406 72.4 69.6-75.1 174 11.5 9.6-13.7 102 5.7 4.5- 7.2 123 8.3 6.7-10.3 34 2.0 1.4- 3.0
Health District**
Appalachia I 250 194 73.6 65.9-80.1 20 11.4 6.9-18.1 11 3.0 1.5- 5.9 14 7.5 4.1-13.2 11 4.5 2.1- 9.3
Appalachia II 290 239 80.8 74.8-85.7 24 8.4 5.3-13.0 12 5.0 2.6- 9.4 8 3.2 1.5- 6.7 7 2.5 1.0- 5.9
Appalachia III 169 136 76.8 67.4-84.2 15 11.5 6.2-20.5 6 3.1 1.3- 7.2 8 6.0 2.7-12.6 4 2.6 0.8- 8.2
Catawba 144 98 60.6 50.5-69.9 16 13.8 8.1-22.4 12 12.0 6.5-21.1 17 12.6 7.3-20.8 1 1.0 0.1- 6.7
Edisto Savannah 386 297 72.7 66.3-78.3 32 11.3 7.3-17.1 25 7.2 4.5-11.1 27 7.3 4.8-11.2 5 1.4 0.5- 4.4
Low Country 500 390 69.5 63.5-75.0 48 13.5 9.7-18.6 23 6.4 3.8-10.4 29 7.7 4.8-12.2 10 2.9 1.3- 6.1
Palmetto 402 295 67.2 60.9-72.9 48 14.0 10.1-19.2 14 4.3 2.4- 7.9 34 11.3 7.7-16.4 11 3.1 1.6- 6.1
Pee Dee 227 163 63.0 54.1-71.0 28 16.0 9.9-24.7 10 8.0 4.0-15.4 19 10.9 6.6-17.3 7 2.2 0.9- 5.3
Trident 542 384 64.6 58.9-69.9 58 12.4 9.1-16.6 42 8.3 5.6-12.2 41 9.5 6.6-13.6 17 5.2 2.8- 9.3
Upper Savannah 190 145 71.5 60.4-80.5 15 14.3 6.9-27.3 8 4.8 2.2-10.0 16 6.7 3.9-11.2 6 2.8 1.0- 7.2
Waccamaw 464 349 69.9 64.2-75.1 37 9.6 6.5-13.9 29 6.7 4.4-10.0 25 7.1 4.4-11.2 24 6.8 4.3-10.5
Wateree 170 127 68.4 58.5-76.9 16 11.5 6.7-19.3 10 7.2 3.2-15.4 13 8.6 4.7-15.4 4 4.1 1.2-13.6
Region***
Region I 440 339 72.7 66.3-78.3 35 12.6 8.2-19.0 19 3.8 2.3- 6.3 30 7.1 4.7-10.6 17 3.8 2.1- 6.8
Region II 459 375 79.2 74.1-83.5 39 9.7 6.6-14.0 18 4.2 2.5- 7.0 16 4.4 2.5- 7.4 11 2.5 1.2- 5.1
Region III 546 393 65.4 60.1-70.3 64 13.9 10.5-18.2 26 6.5 4.2- 9.9 51 11.7 8.5-15.8 12 2.5 1.3- 4.8
Region IV 397 290 65.4 58.9-71.4 44 14.0 9.7-19.6 20 7.7 4.6-12.6 32 9.9 6.7-14.3 11 3.1 1.3- 7.0
Region V 386 297 72.7 66.3-78.3 32 11.3 7.3-17.1 25 7.2 4.5-11.1 27 7.3 4.8-11.2 5 1.4 0.5- 4.4
Region VI 464 349 69.9 64.2-75.1 37 9.6 6.5-13.9 29 6.7 4.4-10.0 25 7.1 4.4-11.2 24 6.8 4.3-10.5
Region VII 542 384 64.6 58.9-69.9 58 12.4 9.1-16.6 42 8.3 5.6-12.2 41 9.5 6.6-13.6 17 5.2 2.8- 9.3
Region VIII 500 390 69.5 63.5-75.0 48 13.5 9.7-18.6 23 6.4 3.8-10.4 29 7.7 4.8-12.2 10 2.9 1.3- 6.1

* 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 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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