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BRFSS Survey Results 2008 for South Carolina

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Alcohol Consumption

During the past 30 days, have you had at least one drink of
any alcoholic beverage such as beer, wine, a malt beverage or liquor?

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  Total #
Respondents
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 10,135 3,964 43.2 41.5-44.9 6,171 56.8 55.1-58.5
GENDER
Male 3,687 1,821 50.4 47.6-53.2 1,866 49.6 46.8-52.4
Female 6,448 2,143 36.6 34.6-38.6 4,305 63.4 61.4-65.4
RACE
White 6,645 3,030 47.5 45.5-49.5 3,615 52.5 50.5-54.5
African American 2,695 712 33.0 29.6-36.5 1,983 67.0 63.5-70.4
Other 483 169 44.6 36.6-52.8 314 55.4 47.2-63.4
HISPANIC
Yes 178 65 48.2 35.4-61.3 113 51.8 38.7-64.6
No 9,701 3,862 43.5 41.8-45.2 5,839 56.5 54.8-58.2
AGE
18-24 321 129 35.3 28.2-43.1 192 64.7 56.9-71.8
25-34 854 428 51.1 46.2-55.9 426 48.9 44.1-53.8
35-44 1,374 668 49.3 45.4-53.3 706 50.7 46.7-54.6
45-54 2,022 869 46.3 43.0-49.6 1,153 53.7 50.4-57.0
55-64 2,271 877 41.1 38.0-44.2 1,394 58.9 55.8-62.0
65+ 3,293 993 31.0 28.8-33.2 2,300 69.0 66.8-71.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,383 257 27.9 23.2-33.1 1,126 72.1 66.9-76.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,403 1,049 33.5 30.8-36.4 2,354 66.5 63.6-69.2
Some Post-H.S. 2,452 1,039 45.1 41.7-48.6 1,413 54.9 51.4-58.3
College Graduate 2,876 1,614 57.9 54.9-60.9 1,262 42.1 39.1-45.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,227 248 25.1 21.0-29.6 979 74.9 70.4-79.0
$15,000- $24,999 1,662 439 31.2 27.0-35.8 1,223 68.8 64.2-73.0
$25,000- $34,999 1,092 367 37.7 32.6-43.0 725 62.3 57.0-67.4
$35,000- $49,999 1,305 549 38.0 33.6-42.6 756 62.0 57.4-66.4
$50,000+ 3,276 1,922 58.6 55.9-61.2 1,354 41.4 38.8-44.1
Health District**
Appalachia I 419 151 37.7 31.8-44.0 268 62.3 56.0-68.2
Appalachia II 682 262 45.1 39.5-50.8 420 54.9 49.2-60.5
Appalachia III 563 209 39.3 32.7-46.2 354 60.7 53.8-67.3
Catawba 258 96 35.0 28.1-42.5 162 65.0 57.5-71.9
Edisto Savannah 1,241 409 35.7 32.0-39.7 832 64.3 60.3-68.0
Low Country 1,207 602 53.4 49.2-57.6 605 46.6 42.4-50.8
Palmetto 1,068 444 49.3 43.9-54.8 624 50.7 45.2-56.1
Pee Dee 674 172 31.8 26.7-37.4 502 68.2 62.6-73.3
Trident 1,192 572 52.5 47.9-57.1 620 47.5 42.9-52.1
Upper Savannah 926 324 38.5 33.1-44.3 602 61.5 55.7-66.9
Waccamaw 1,241 519 47.6 43.3-51.9 722 52.4 48.1-56.7
Wateree 555 175 35.2 29.3-41.5 380 64.8 58.5-70.7
Region***
Region I 1,345 475 38.1 34.0-42.4 870 61.9 57.6-66.0
Region II 1,245 471 42.7 38.3-47.1 774 57.3 52.9-61.7
Region III 1,326 540 44.6 40.2-49.1 786 55.4 50.9-59.8
Region IV 1,229 347 33.1 29.2-37.3 882 66.9 62.7-70.8
Region V 1,241 409 35.7 32.0-39.7 832 64.3 60.3-68.0
Region VI 1,241 519 47.6 43.3-51.9 722 52.4 48.1-56.7
Region VII 1,192 572 52.5 47.9-57.1 620 47.5 42.9-52.1
Region VIII 1,207 602 53.4 49.2-57.6 605 46.6 42.4-50.8

#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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