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BRFSS Survey Results 2007 for South Carolina

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Alcohol Consumption

One drink is equivalent to a 12-ounce beer, a 4-ounce glass of wine, or a drink with one shot of liquor.
On days when you drank, during the past 30 days, about how many drinks did you drink on the average?*

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  Total #
Respondents
Only one Two Three Four Five or more
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,394 1,945 38.4 36.3-40.4 1,404 30.2 28.3-32.2 549 14.3 12.7-16.1 164 5.3 4.3- 6.6 332 11.8 10.1-13.6
GENDER
Male 2,046 710 30.0 27.2-32.9 635 28.4 25.7-31.2 341 18.0 15.5-20.8 113 7.3 5.7- 9.4 247 16.3 13.8-19.1
Female 2,348 1,235 49.5 46.7-52.4 769 32.6 30.1-35.3 208 9.4 7.8-11.4 51 2.7 1.8- 3.9 85 5.7 4.1- 7.7
RACE
White 3,642 1,624 39.2 37.0-41.5 1,181 32.1 30.0-34.3 468 14.2 12.7-16.0 131 4.5 3.6- 5.6 238 9.9 8.3-11.7
African American 534 232 37.7 32.2-43.6 164 27.3 22.5-32.6 57 13.6 9.2-19.6 26 9.1 5.7-14.3 55 12.3 8.6-17.2
Other 175 66 30.3 22.0-40.0 47 18.7 12.7-26.8 22 18.1 10.6-29.2 7 4.5 1.5-12.5 33 28.4 19.0-40.1
HISPANIC
Yes 66 24 27.2 16.5-41.5 18 18.0 9.5-31.5 11 22.8 10.7-42.1 2 5.8 1.1-25.8 11 26.2 13.4-44.8
No 4,299 1,908 38.8 36.7-40.9 1,377 30.6 28.7-32.6 536 14.1 12.5-15.8 162 5.4 4.3- 6.6 316 11.2 9.6-13.0
AGE
18-24 149 36 23.9 16.1-33.9 43 28.5 20.7-37.9 26 19.1 11.7-29.6 11 7.0 3.5-13.6 33 21.6 14.4-31.0
25-34 455 141 29.8 24.9-35.2 137 26.6 21.9-31.9 75 17.4 13.2-22.7 34 8.5 5.6-12.6 68 17.7 13.4-23.0
35-44 810 291 36.5 32.4-40.9 273 30.7 27.0-34.6 120 13.6 11.0-16.7 42 5.8 3.9- 8.5 84 13.4 10.1-17.6
45-54 1,021 409 39.5 35.9-43.3 356 35.2 31.6-39.0 149 14.0 11.6-16.8 36 3.8 2.5- 5.7 71 7.4 5.6- 9.7
55-64 932 463 48.4 44.4-52.5 300 31.7 28.0-35.6 92 11.0 8.5-14.0 30 3.8 2.3- 6.2 47 5.1 3.6- 7.1
65+ 1,027 605 57.6 53.7-61.3 295 28.0 24.7-31.6 87 10.1 8.0-12.7 11 0.9 0.5- 1.8 29 3.4 2.0- 5.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 243 81 20.1 14.4-27.4 68 21.5 15.3-29.3 27 17.0 9.5-28.7 11 6.3 2.9-13.1 56 35.1 24.9-46.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,028 403 33.9 29.7-38.3 303 28.1 24.3-32.2 150 16.0 12.7-20.0 61 8.5 5.8-12.2 111 13.6 10.8-17.0
Some Post-H.S. 1,177 533 39.1 35.2-43.1 364 29.5 26.0-33.4 155 15.7 12.6-19.3 42 5.6 3.9- 8.0 83 10.1 7.6-13.3
College Graduate 1,940 924 44.3 41.3-47.4 669 33.9 31.0-36.8 216 11.8 9.9-13.9 50 2.9 2.0- 4.1 81 7.2 5.3- 9.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 195 75 37.9 28.3-48.5 53 20.7 14.4-28.7 26 14.6 8.8-23.2 12 11.6 5.3-23.6 29 15.3 9.6-23.4
$15,000- $24,999 405 149 26.5 20.9-33.0 124 27.5 21.4-34.5 60 17.3 11.3-25.5 22 8.5 4.5-15.5 50 20.2 13.6-29.0
$25,000- $34,999 422 201 39.4 32.9-46.3 123 30.0 23.7-37.3 53 16.4 11.5-22.9 12 4.1 1.7- 9.7 33 10.0 6.6-14.8
$35,000- $49,999 656 303 39.0 33.5-44.9 195 26.3 21.7-31.5 70 13.7 9.4-19.4 28 6.8 4.0-11.2 60 14.3 9.6-20.7
$50,000+ 2,283 973 39.0 36.3-41.7 800 34.1 31.5-36.7 300 13.6 11.7-15.7 81 4.6 3.5- 6.1 129 8.7 7.1-10.7
Health District**
Appalachia I 266 124 39.9 32.5-47.8 92 32.9 25.7-41.0 27 11.5 7.4-17.4 12 9.3 3.7-21.4 11 6.5 3.3-12.4
Appalachia II 289 143 39.7 33.0-46.8 86 30.4 24.0-37.6 36 15.4 10.1-22.9 5 1.6 0.6- 4.6 19 12.9 7.7-20.9
Appalachia III 187 92 43.7 34.2-53.8 51 23.8 17.1-32.2 21 15.5 8.5-26.6 6 3.7 1.2-10.7 17 13.2 7.1-23.3
Catawba 170 71 40.1 31.6-49.3 53 30.0 22.2-39.1 22 14.5 8.8-23.0 7 5.2 2.1-12.2 17 10.2 5.8-17.2
Edisto Savannah 501 229 38.1 32.9-43.6 139 30.0 24.8-35.9 64 15.9 11.6-21.2 18 4.1 2.3- 7.2 51 11.9 8.6-16.2
Low Country 662 290 37.9 32.9-43.2 232 31.0 26.2-36.3 90 18.3 13.5-24.4 19 3.3 2.0- 5.5 31 9.4 5.7-15.1
Palmetto 428 174 36.7 31.4-42.5 149 31.3 26.3-36.8 56 14.5 10.6-19.5 19 6.8 3.9-11.7 30 10.6 7.0-15.7
Pee Dee 224 100 41.1 33.1-49.6 59 25.0 18.7-32.5 32 14.0 9.4-20.3 9 7.9 4.0-15.0 24 12.0 7.3-19.1
Trident 661 278 36.5 32.0-41.2 222 32.4 28.0-37.0 87 12.8 10.0-16.2 28 6.6 4.2-10.2 46 11.8 8.1-17.1
Upper Savannah 206 87 38.9 30.0-48.5 55 27.8 20.4-36.7 33 16.3 11.0-23.5 12 5.3 2.7-10.1 19 11.7 6.7-19.6
Waccamaw 596 280 37.2 32.4-42.2 198 33.0 28.2-38.2 56 10.1 7.3-13.7 22 6.8 4.2-10.9 40 12.9 9.1-18.0
Wateree 163 59 28.9 21.3-37.9 54 33.8 25.2-43.5 20 12.4 7.1-20.7 6 4.2 1.6-10.7 24 20.8 13.2-31.0
Region***
Region I 472 211 39.4 33.7-45.5 147 30.6 25.2-36.5 60 13.7 10.2-18.1 24 7.4 3.8-13.9 30 8.9 5.8-13.4
Region II 476 235 41.4 35.7-47.3 137 27.6 22.8-33.1 57 15.5 10.9-21.5 11 2.5 1.1- 5.4 36 13.0 8.8-18.9
Region III 598 245 37.6 33.0-42.5 202 31.0 26.7-35.6 78 14.5 11.1-18.6 26 6.4 4.0-10.2 47 10.5 7.5-14.5
Region IV 387 159 36.1 30.3-42.4 113 28.6 23.3-34.5 52 13.3 9.6-18.1 15 6.4 3.7-11.0 48 15.6 11.2-21.3
Region V 501 229 38.1 32.9-43.6 139 30.0 24.8-35.9 64 15.9 11.6-21.2 18 4.1 2.3- 7.2 51 11.9 8.6-16.2
Region VI 596 280 37.2 32.4-42.2 198 33.0 28.2-38.2 56 10.1 7.3-13.7 22 6.8 4.2-10.9 40 12.9 9.1-18.0
Region VII 661 278 36.5 32.0-41.2 222 32.4 28.0-37.0 87 12.8 10.0-16.2 28 6.6 4.2-10.2 46 11.8 8.1-17.1
Region VIII 662 290 37.9 32.9-43.2 232 31.0 26.2-36.3 90 18.3 13.5-24.4 19 3.3 2.0- 5.5 31 9.4 5.7-15.1

* 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. 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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