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BRFSS Survey Results 2007 for South Carolina

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Alcohol Consumption

Risk factor for heavy drinking among women
(Note: Heavy drinking for women is defined as having an average of more than 1 drink per day)*

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  Total #
Respondents
Not at Risk At Risk
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 6,326 6,051 95.9 95.1-96.6 275 4.1 3.4- 4.9
GENDER
Female 6,326 6,051 95.9 95.1-96.6 275 4.1 3.4- 4.9
RACE
White 4,532 4,296 95.1 94.2-95.8 236 4.9 4.2- 5.8
African American 1,363 1,343 97.9 95.8-98.9 20 2.1 1.1- 4.2
Other 286 269 95.9 91.2-98.2 17 4.1 1.8- 8.8
HISPANIC
Yes 106 100 95.4 83.0-98.9 6 4.6 1.1-17.0
No 6,102 5,835 95.9 95.1-96.5 267 4.1 3.5- 4.9
AGE
18-24 206 198 95.5 89.5-98.1 8 4.5 1.9-10.5
25-34 609 582 95.9 93.3-97.5 27 4.1 2.5- 6.7
35-44 968 931 95.9 94.0-97.2 37 4.1 2.8- 6.0
45-54 1,316 1,253 96.1 94.8-97.1 63 3.9 2.9- 5.2
55-64 1,357 1,287 95.7 94.2-96.8 70 4.3 3.2- 5.8
65+ 1,870 1,800 96.1 94.8-97.1 70 3.9 2.9- 5.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 852 838 98.1 96.0-99.1 14 1.9 0.9- 4.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,938 1,875 97.0 95.8-97.9 63 3.0 2.1- 4.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,688 1,613 95.8 94.1-97.1 75 4.2 2.9- 5.9
College Graduate 1,830 1,707 93.8 92.1-95.2 123 6.2 4.8- 7.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 749 735 98.4 97.1-99.1 14 1.6 0.9- 2.9
$15,000- $24,999 992 970 97.3 94.3-98.7 22 2.7 1.3- 5.7
$25,000- $34,999 729 707 97.9 96.4-98.8 22 2.1 1.2- 3.6
$35,000- $49,999 850 816 96.2 94.3-97.5 34 3.8 2.5- 5.7
$50,000+ 1,987 1,833 93.6 92.1-94.8 154 6.4 5.2- 7.9
Health District**
Appalachia I 450 440 97.5 94.9-98.8 10 2.5 1.2- 5.1
Appalachia II 425 416 97.1 92.6-98.9 9 2.9 1.1- 7.4
Appalachia III 330 324 98.7 96.9-99.4 6 1.3 0.6- 3.1
Catawba 251 243 96.0 90.6-98.4 8 4.0 1.6- 9.4
Edisto Savannah 800 775 96.1 93.8-97.6 25 3.9 2.4- 6.2
Low Country 713 650 93.2 91.1-94.9 63 6.8 5.1- 8.9
Palmetto 494 462 94.0 91.1-96.0 32 6.0 4.0- 8.9
Pee Dee 532 517 97.0 95.0-98.3 15 3.0 1.7- 5.0
Trident 768 719 93.3 90.5-95.3 49 6.7 4.7- 9.5
Upper Savannah 369 357 97.6 95.7-98.7 12 2.4 1.3- 4.3
Waccamaw 775 737 95.0 92.5-96.7 38 5.0 3.3- 7.5
Wateree 331 326 98.3 95.8-99.4 5 1.7 0.6- 4.2
Region***
Region I 819 797 97.6 96.1-98.5 22 2.4 1.5- 3.9
Region II 755 740 97.8 95.4-99.0 15 2.2 1.0- 4.6
Region III 745 705 94.7 92.3-96.3 40 5.3 3.7- 7.7
Region IV 863 843 97.6 96.2-98.5 20 2.4 1.5- 3.8
Region V 800 775 96.1 93.8-97.6 25 3.9 2.4- 6.2
Region VI 775 737 95.0 92.5-96.7 38 5.0 3.3- 7.5
Region VII 768 719 93.3 90.5-95.3 49 6.7 4.7- 9.5
Region VIII 713 650 93.2 91.1-94.9 63 6.8 5.1- 8.9

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

#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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