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BRFSS Survey Results 2008 for South Carolina

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Alcohol Consumption

Heavy drinking among men
(Note: Heavy drinking for men is defined as having greater 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 3,573 3,398 94.7 93.2-95.8 175 5.3 4.2- 6.8
GENDER
Male 3,573 3,398 94.7 93.2-95.8 175 5.3 4.2- 6.8
RACE
White 2,487 2,362 94.9 93.3-96.2 125 5.1 3.8- 6.7
African American 795 760 94.1 89.5-96.7 35 5.9 3.3-10.5
Other 197 183 93.6 87.6-96.8 14 6.4 3.2-12.4
HISPANIC
Yes 67 66 99.8 98.2- 100 1 0.2 0.0- 1.8
No 3,432 3,259 94.5 93.0-95.7 173 5.5 4.3- 7.0
AGE
18-24 141 127 93.8 88.7-96.7 14 6.2 3.3-11.3
25-34 288 261 89.3 82.5-93.7 27 10.7 6.3-17.5
35-44 508 482 95.8 92.9-97.6 26 4.2 2.4- 7.1
45-54 709 663 95.7 93.7-97.1 46 4.3 2.9- 6.3
55-64 779 747 96.5 94.6-97.7 32 3.5 2.3- 5.4
65+ 1,148 1,118 97.5 96.1-98.5 30 2.5 1.5- 3.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 483 467 94.5 90.2-96.9 16 5.5 3.1- 9.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,143 1,080 95.1 92.9-96.6 63 4.9 3.4- 7.1
Some Post-H.S. 783 739 93.1 88.0-96.1 44 6.9 3.9-12.0
College Graduate 1,159 1,107 95.6 93.5-97.0 52 4.4 3.0- 6.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 315 300 95.5 91.7-97.6 15 4.5 2.4- 8.3
$15,000- $24,999 522 501 94.6 90.5-97.0 21 5.4 3.0- 9.5
$25,000- $34,999 367 349 96.1 93.1-97.9 18 3.9 2.1- 6.9
$35,000- $49,999 529 502 94.0 89.6-96.7 27 6.0 3.3-10.4
$50,000+ 1,450 1,370 95.5 93.9-96.7 80 4.5 3.3- 6.1
Health District**
Appalachia I 190 182 94.6 87.6-97.8 8 5.4 2.2-12.4
Appalachia II 235 229 98.0 94.8-99.3 6 2.0 0.7- 5.2
Appalachia III 205 193 94.9 90.4-97.4 12 5.1 2.6- 9.6
Catawba 90 86 95.0 86.6-98.3 4 5.0 1.7-13.4
Edisto Savannah 423 406 95.5 91.5-97.7 17 4.5 2.3- 8.5
Low Country 427 397 92.0 86.2-95.5 30 8.0 4.5-13.8
Palmetto 388 373 95.4 87.6-98.4 15 4.6 1.6-12.4
Pee Dee 200 189 91.5 83.0-95.9 11 8.5 4.1-17.0
Trident 423 402 95.9 92.7-97.8 21 4.1 2.2- 7.3
Upper Savannah 345 330 90.0 78.9-95.5 15 10.0 4.5-21.1
Waccamaw 430 405 95.3 92.5-97.1 25 4.7 2.9- 7.5
Wateree 178 169 94.1 88.0-97.2 9 5.9 2.8-12.0
Region***
Region I 535 512 92.7 87.1-96.0 23 7.3 4.0-12.9
Region II 440 422 96.6 94.2-98.0 18 3.4 2.0- 5.8
Region III 478 459 95.3 90.0-97.9 19 4.7 2.1-10.0
Region IV 378 358 92.5 87.3-95.7 20 7.5 4.3-12.7
Region V 423 406 95.5 91.5-97.7 17 4.5 2.3- 8.5
Region VI 430 405 95.3 92.5-97.1 25 4.7 2.9- 7.5
Region VII 423 402 95.9 92.7-97.8 21 4.1 2.2- 7.3
Region VIII 427 397 92.0 86.2-95.5 30 8.0 4.5-13.8

*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 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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