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BRFSS Survey Results 2007 for South Carolina

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Alcohol Consumption

Risk factor for heavy drinking
(Note: Heavy drinking is defined as having greater than 2 drinks per day for men, and 1 drink per day for women)*

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  Total #
Respondents
Not at Risk At Risk
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 10,073 9,567 94.4 93.5-95.1 506 5.6 4.9- 6.5
GENDER
Male 3,747 3,516 92.6 91.0-94.0 231 7.4 6.0- 9.0
Female 6,326 6,051 95.9 95.1-96.6 275 4.1 3.4- 4.9
RACE
White 7,416 6,996 94.2 93.4-95.0 420 5.8 5.0- 6.6
African American 1,982 1,932 95.7 93.5-97.2 50 4.3 2.8- 6.5
Other 464 433 90.8 84.3-94.7 31 9.2 5.3-15.7
HISPANIC
Yes 156 145 90.8 78.6-96.4 11 9.2 3.6-21.4
No 9,749 9,259 94.4 93.6-95.2 490 5.6 4.8- 6.4
AGE
18-24 339 317 93.0 88.3-95.9 22 7.0 4.1-11.7
25-34 912 860 93.6 90.7-95.5 52 6.4 4.5- 9.3
35-44 1,525 1,443 93.0 90.5-94.9 82 7.0 5.1- 9.5
45-54 2,105 1,990 95.2 94.1-96.1 115 4.8 3.9- 5.9
55-64 2,197 2,074 95.0 93.7-96.0 123 5.0 4.0- 6.3
65+ 2,995 2,883 96.0 95.0-96.9 112 4.0 3.1- 5.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,301 1,254 92.2 87.7-95.2 47 7.8 4.8-12.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,035 2,904 94.6 92.9-95.9 131 5.4 4.1- 7.1
Some Post-H.S. 2,527 2,392 94.5 93.0-95.6 135 5.5 4.4- 7.0
College Graduate 3,185 2,992 94.8 93.8-95.7 193 5.2 4.3- 6.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 995 967 95.5 92.2-97.5 28 4.5 2.5- 7.8
$15,000- $24,999 1,444 1,395 93.6 89.7-96.1 49 6.4 3.9-10.3
$25,000- $34,999 1,131 1,094 96.9 95.2-98.0 37 3.1 2.0- 4.8
$35,000- $49,999 1,442 1,377 94.6 92.0-96.4 65 5.4 3.6- 8.0
$50,000+ 3,665 3,388 93.3 92.2-94.3 277 6.7 5.7- 7.8
Health District**
Appalachia I 727 705 97.1 95.3-98.2 22 2.9 1.8- 4.7
Appalachia II 687 664 94.7 90.8-97.0 23 5.3 3.0- 9.2
Appalachia III 510 494 94.9 89.1-97.7 16 5.1 2.3-10.9
Catawba 414 395 95.5 92.2-97.5 19 4.5 2.5- 7.8
Edisto Savannah 1,265 1,214 95.9 94.3-97.0 51 4.1 3.0- 5.7
Low Country 1,189 1,097 93.3 90.9-95.1 92 6.7 4.9- 9.1
Palmetto 822 764 93.0 90.5-94.9 58 7.0 5.1- 9.5
Pee Dee 787 759 94.7 91.8-96.6 28 5.3 3.4- 8.2
Trident 1,208 1,118 91.3 88.3-93.5 90 8.7 6.5-11.7
Upper Savannah 606 586 97.2 95.4-98.3 20 2.8 1.7- 4.6
Waccamaw 1,231 1,166 93.9 91.8-95.5 65 6.1 4.5- 8.2
Wateree 497 479 95.4 92.1-97.3 18 4.6 2.7- 7.9
Region***
Region I 1,333 1,291 97.1 96.0-98.0 42 2.9 2.0- 4.0
Region II 1,197 1,158 94.8 91.8-96.8 39 5.2 3.2- 8.2
Region III 1,236 1,159 93.8 91.9-95.3 77 6.2 4.7- 8.1
Region IV 1,284 1,238 95.0 92.9-96.5 46 5.0 3.5- 7.1
Region V 1,265 1,214 95.9 94.3-97.0 51 4.1 3.0- 5.7
Region VI 1,231 1,166 93.9 91.8-95.5 65 6.1 4.5- 8.2
Region VII 1,208 1,118 91.3 88.3-93.5 90 8.7 6.5-11.7
Region VIII 1,189 1,097 93.3 90.9-95.1 92 6.7 4.9- 9.1

*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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