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BRFSS Survey Results 2007 for South Carolina

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Alcohol Consumption

Risk factor for heavy drinking among men
(Note: Heavy drinking for men 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 3,747 3,516 92.6 91.0-94.0 231 7.4 6.0- 9.0
GENDER
Male 3,747 3,516 92.6 91.0-94.0 231 7.4 6.0- 9.0
RACE
White 2,884 2,700 93.3 91.8-94.5 184 6.7 5.5- 8.2
African American 619 589 93.1 88.6-95.9 30 6.9 4.1-11.4
Other 178 164 85.9 74.3-92.8 14 14.1 7.2-25.7
HISPANIC
Yes 50 45 84.5 59.9-95.2 5 15.5 4.8-40.1
No 3,647 3,424 92.9 91.3-94.2 223 7.1 5.8- 8.7
AGE
18-24 133 119 90.9 83.1-95.3 14 9.1 4.7-16.9
25-34 303 278 91.0 85.5-94.5 25 9.0 5.5-14.5
35-44 557 512 90.0 85.1-93.4 45 10.0 6.6-14.9
45-54 789 737 94.2 92.2-95.7 52 5.8 4.3- 7.8
55-64 840 787 94.2 91.9-95.8 53 5.8 4.2- 8.1
65+ 1,125 1,083 96.0 94.0-97.3 42 4.0 2.7- 6.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 449 416 85.6 76.8-91.4 33 14.4 8.6-23.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,097 1,029 92.0 88.7-94.4 68 8.0 5.6-11.3
Some Post-H.S. 839 779 92.7 90.0-94.7 60 7.3 5.3-10.0
College Graduate 1,355 1,285 95.9 94.5-96.9 70 4.1 3.1- 5.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 246 232 90.7 82.0-95.5 14 9.3 4.5-18.0
$15,000- $24,999 452 425 88.5 79.8-93.7 27 11.5 6.3-20.2
$25,000- $34,999 402 387 95.4 91.7-97.5 15 4.6 2.5- 8.3
$35,000- $49,999 592 561 93.2 88.1-96.2 31 6.8 3.8-11.9
$50,000+ 1,678 1,555 93.1 91.4-94.5 123 6.9 5.5- 8.6
Health District**
Appalachia I 277 265 96.6 93.7-98.2 12 3.4 1.8- 6.3
Appalachia II 262 248 92.2 84.9-96.2 14 7.8 3.8-15.1
Appalachia III 180 170 90.7 79.0-96.2 10 9.3 3.8-21.0
Catawba 163 152 94.8 89.6-97.5 11 5.2 2.5-10.4
Edisto Savannah 465 439 95.6 93.3-97.1 26 4.4 2.9- 6.7
Low Country 476 447 93.4 88.6-96.2 29 6.6 3.8-11.4
Palmetto 328 302 92.0 87.4-95.1 26 8.0 4.9-12.6
Pee Dee 255 242 91.9 85.5-95.6 13 8.1 4.4-14.5
Trident 440 399 89.0 83.4-92.9 41 11.0 7.1-16.6
Upper Savannah 237 229 96.7 93.1-98.5 8 3.3 1.5- 6.9
Waccamaw 456 429 92.8 88.8-95.4 27 7.2 4.6-11.2
Wateree 166 153 91.9 85.1-95.7 13 8.1 4.3-14.9
Region***
Region I 514 494 96.6 94.6-97.9 20 3.4 2.1- 5.4
Region II 442 418 91.6 85.7-95.2 24 8.4 4.8-14.3
Region III 491 454 92.9 89.4-95.2 37 7.1 4.8-10.6
Region IV 421 395 91.9 87.5-94.8 26 8.1 5.2-12.5
Region V 465 439 95.6 93.3-97.1 26 4.4 2.9- 6.7
Region VI 456 429 92.8 88.8-95.4 27 7.2 4.6-11.2
Region VII 440 399 89.0 83.4-92.9 41 11.0 7.1-16.6
Region VIII 476 447 93.4 88.6-96.2 29 6.6 3.8-11.4

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

#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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