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BRFSS Survey Results 2006 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 3,680 2,018 48.8 46.6-51.0 1,179 32.5 30.5-34.6 377 13.8 12.2-15.6 106 4.9 3.9- 6.2
GENDER
Male 1,728 698 36.8 33.8-39.9 666 35.9 33.0-39.0 268 19.3 16.8-22.1 96 8.0 6.3-10.1
Female 1,952 1,320 64.2 61.3-67.0 513 28.1 25.5-30.9 109 6.8 5.4- 8.6 10 0.9 0.4- 2.0
RACE
White 3,143 1,716 48.7 46.5-51.0 1,012 32.5 30.4-34.6 330 14.1 12.4-16.0 85 4.7 3.6- 6.0
African American 431 247 51.3 44.8-57.7 134 33.0 27.2-39.5 32 10.0 6.6-14.7 18 5.7 3.1-10.2
Other 94 44 38.4 26.8-51.6 32 32.2 21.2-45.6 15 23.9 13.4-39.0 3 5.4 1.7-15.7
HISPANIC
Yes 74 38 37.6 25.4-51.6 29 45.0 31.2-59.6 6 14.5 6.1-30.8 1 2.9 0.4-17.9
No 3,584 1,969 49.2 47.0-51.4 1,143 32.0 30.0-34.1 367 13.8 12.2-15.6 105 5.0 3.9- 6.3
AGE
18-24 157 61 35.2 26.7-44.8 44 25.1 18.2-33.6 33 25.0 17.4-34.5 19 14.7 9.2-22.6
25-34 479 201 40.0 35.0-45.2 158 34.6 29.7-39.9 94 18.9 15.2-23.3 26 6.5 4.1-10.0
35-44 702 317 43.3 38.9-47.9 243 35.1 30.9-39.5 112 16.3 13.2-20.1 30 5.3 3.5- 7.9
45-54 800 420 52.4 48.1-56.6 275 33.8 29.8-38.0 80 11.3 8.8-14.5 25 2.5 1.6- 3.9
55-64 763 450 60.0 55.9-63.9 266 34.1 30.3-38.1 42 5.2 3.7- 7.2 5 0.7 0.3- 1.8
65+ 750 551 72.7 68.7-76.3 184 25.6 22.0-29.5 14 1.6 0.9- 2.8 1 0.1 0.0- 0.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 245 112 35.6 28.3-43.6 81 32.2 24.6-40.9 33 19.7 13.0-28.7 19 12.5 7.4-20.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 888 484 46.6 42.1-51.0 245 28.8 25.0-33.0 110 15.7 12.3-19.9 49 8.9 6.3-12.5
Some Post-H.S. 957 531 49.9 45.5-54.2 312 33.3 29.3-37.6 96 13.7 10.8-17.3 18 3.1 1.8- 5.2
College Graduate 1,584 886 52.0 48.7-55.2 540 34.6 31.6-37.7 138 11.6 9.6-13.9 20 1.9 1.1- 3.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 203 110 51.2 41.7-60.6 63 32.3 24.3-41.6 21 9.6 5.2-17.3 9 6.8 3.2-14.0
$15,000- $24,999 359 191 41.3 34.2-48.8 106 30.1 23.4-37.8 41 18.2 12.4-25.9 21 10.4 6.0-17.4
$25,000- $34,999 370 200 44.5 37.5-51.7 105 28.6 22.5-35.5 50 20.8 14.8-28.4 15 6.1 3.2-11.3
$35,000- $49,999 569 309 49.3 43.8-54.8 176 31.7 26.9-37.0 63 13.7 10.4-18.0 21 5.2 3.1- 8.7
$50,000+ 1,813 952 49.1 46.2-52.1 643 35.2 32.4-38.1 184 12.7 10.8-15.0 34 2.9 2.0- 4.2
Health District**
Appalachia I 244 129 44.6 36.5-53.0 85 36.0 28.0-44.9 20 9.0 5.4-14.4 10 10.4 4.4-22.5
Appalachia II 293 174 54.7 47.8-61.3 90 34.3 27.9-41.3 24 9.4 6.1-14.4 5 1.6 0.6- 4.7
Appalachia III 165 100 56.5 46.8-65.7 47 29.9 21.9-39.4 15 10.3 5.9-17.4 3 3.2 0.9-10.9
Catawba 142 70 41.5 32.4-51.3 43 29.2 21.3-38.6 23 23.0 15.1-33.4 6 6.3 2.6-14.4
Edisto Savannah 371 209 47.9 41.4-54.4 123 39.4 32.8-46.4 30 10.1 6.7-15.0 9 2.6 1.2- 5.7
Low Country 490 295 53.5 47.6-59.3 140 27.7 23.0-33.0 49 16.1 11.6-21.8 6 2.7 1.1- 6.4
Palmetto 395 220 50.6 44.5-56.7 120 29.1 24.0-34.8 44 16.0 11.4-21.9 11 4.3 2.2- 8.1
Pee Dee 219 110 42.1 34.3-50.3 73 33.0 25.3-41.7 27 17.8 11.9-25.8 9 7.1 3.2-15.0
Trident 532 254 45.8 40.5-51.3 203 35.1 30.3-40.3 57 12.8 9.4-17.1 18 6.3 3.7-10.5
Upper Savannah 183 104 49.2 39.0-59.5 56 31.5 22.6-42.1 17 15.6 7.9-28.4 6 3.7 1.5- 8.7
Waccamaw 452 244 45.9 40.3-51.7 141 33.5 28.2-39.1 51 14.1 10.0-19.5 16 6.5 3.8-10.7
Wateree 164 88 44.0 35.0-53.5 53 35.2 26.6-44.9 17 14.0 8.0-23.4 6 6.7 2.6-16.1
Region***
Region I 427 233 46.6 40.1-53.2 141 34.1 28.0-40.8 37 11.8 7.6-17.9 16 7.5 3.7-14.7
Region II 458 274 55.4 49.8-60.9 137 32.5 27.4-38.1 39 9.8 6.9-13.7 8 2.3 1.0- 5.4
Region III 537 290 48.1 42.9-53.3 163 29.1 24.8-33.9 67 17.9 13.8-22.9 17 4.8 2.9- 8.1
Region IV 383 198 43.0 37.0-49.2 126 34.0 28.1-40.4 44 16.1 11.6-21.9 15 6.9 3.8-12.3
Region V 371 209 47.9 41.4-54.4 123 39.4 32.8-46.4 30 10.1 6.7-15.0 9 2.6 1.2- 5.7
Region VI 452 244 45.9 40.3-51.7 141 33.5 28.2-39.1 51 14.1 10.0-19.5 16 6.5 3.8-10.7
Region VII 532 254 45.8 40.5-51.3 203 35.1 30.3-40.3 57 12.8 9.4-17.1 18 6.3 3.7-10.5
Region VIII 490 295 53.5 47.6-59.3 140 27.7 23.0-33.0 49 16.1 11.6-21.8 6 2.7 1.1- 6.4

* 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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