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BRFSS Survey Results 2008 for South Carolina

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Alcohol Consumption

Heavy drinking among women
(Note: Heavy drinking for women is defined as having greater 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 6,320 6,080 95.9 95.0-96.7 240 4.1 3.3- 5.0
GENDER
Female 6,320 6,080 95.9 95.0-96.7 240 4.1 3.3- 5.0
RACE
White 4,006 3,797 94.7 93.5-95.6 209 5.3 4.4- 6.5
African American 1,829 1,805 99.2 98.4-99.6 24 0.8 0.4- 1.6
Other 280 274 94.7 79.9-98.8 6 5.3 1.2-20.1
HISPANIC
Yes 110 109 99.8 98.3- 100 1 0.2 0.0- 1.7
No 6,038 5,799 95.8 94.8-96.6 239 4.2 3.4- 5.2
AGE
18-24 164 159 96.3 88.7-98.9 5 3.7 1.1-11.3
25-34 548 534 97.6 95.5-98.8 14 2.4 1.2- 4.5
35-44 838 803 94.8 90.8-97.2 35 5.2 2.8- 9.2
45-54 1,273 1,213 94.4 92.1-96.1 60 5.6 3.9- 7.9
55-64 1,441 1,378 95.4 93.5-96.8 63 4.6 3.2- 6.5
65+ 2,056 1,993 96.8 95.6-97.7 63 3.2 2.3- 4.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 862 851 96.0 87.7-98.8 11 4.0 1.2-12.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,178 2,113 97.4 96.4-98.2 65 2.6 1.8- 3.6
Some Post-H.S. 1,615 1,540 94.8 92.8-96.3 75 5.2 3.7- 7.2
College Graduate 1,653 1,564 95.4 93.7-96.6 89 4.6 3.4- 6.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 888 875 98.9 97.5-99.5 13 1.1 0.5- 2.5
$15,000- $24,999 1,094 1,068 95.7 90.6-98.1 26 4.3 1.9- 9.4
$25,000- $34,999 712 693 96.1 92.2-98.1 19 3.9 1.9- 7.8
$35,000- $49,999 754 711 95.7 93.3-97.2 43 4.3 2.8- 6.7
$50,000+ 1,767 1,646 94.3 92.6-95.6 121 5.7 4.4- 7.4
Health District**
Appalachia I 224 216 97.2 94.1-98.7 8 2.8 1.3- 5.9
Appalachia II 430 410 94.5 90.7-96.8 20 5.5 3.2- 9.3
Appalachia III 341 333 95.1 82.4-98.8 8 4.9 1.2-17.6
Catawba 159 155 98.4 95.1-99.5 4 1.6 0.5- 4.9
Edisto Savannah 789 771 97.4 95.2-98.6 18 2.6 1.4- 4.8
Low Country 754 711 93.7 90.7-95.8 43 6.3 4.2- 9.3
Palmetto 667 640 96.3 93.6-97.9 27 3.7 2.1- 6.4
Pee Dee 462 458 98.8 96.5-99.6 4 1.2 0.4- 3.5
Trident 728 684 93.0 89.6-95.4 44 7.0 4.6-10.4
Upper Savannah 556 543 99.0 97.7-99.5 13 1.0 0.5- 2.3
Waccamaw 776 733 94.1 91.3-96.0 43 5.9 4.0- 8.7
Wateree 369 363 98.5 96.0-99.4 6 1.5 0.6- 4.0
Region***
Region I 780 759 98.1 96.5-98.9 21 1.9 1.1- 3.5
Region II 771 743 94.7 90.7-97.1 28 5.3 2.9- 9.3
Region III 826 795 97.0 95.1-98.2 31 3.0 1.8- 4.9
Region IV 831 821 98.7 97.2-99.4 10 1.3 0.6- 2.8
Region V 789 771 97.4 95.2-98.6 18 2.6 1.4- 4.8
Region VI 776 733 94.1 91.3-96.0 43 5.9 4.0- 8.7
Region VII 728 684 93.0 89.6-95.4 44 7.0 4.6-10.4
Region VIII 754 711 93.7 90.7-95.8 43 6.3 4.2- 9.3

*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 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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