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BRFSS Survey Results 2009 for South Carolina

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Alcohol Consumption

At risk for binge drinking
(Note: Binge drinking is defined for males as having 5 or more drinks
and for women as having 4 or more drinks on 1 occasion)*

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  Total #
Respondents
Not at Risk At Risk
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 9,601 8,757 87.3 85.9-88.5 844 12.7 11.5-14.1
GENDER
Male 3,598 3,086 81.5 79.1-83.8 512 18.5 16.2-20.9
Female 6,003 5,671 92.5 91.0-93.7 332 7.5 6.3- 9.0
RACE
White 6,270 5,654 85.8 84.1-87.4 616 14.2 12.6-15.9
African American 2,595 2,410 89.8 86.8-92.2 185 10.2 7.8-13.2
Other 463 427 89.1 82.9-93.3 36 10.9 6.7-17.1
HISPANIC
Yes 151 137 85.4 71.2-93.3 14 14.6 6.7-28.8
No 9,217 8,393 87.2 85.7-88.4 824 12.8 11.6-14.3
AGE
18-24 271 211 74.9 66.6-81.6 60 25.1 18.4-33.4
25-34 686 575 81.9 77.4-85.7 111 18.1 14.3-22.6
35-44 1,209 1,021 83.9 80.5-86.8 188 16.1 13.2-19.5
45-54 1,800 1,593 88.5 86.3-90.4 207 11.5 9.6-13.7
55-64 2,314 2,134 92.5 90.7-93.9 180 7.5 6.1- 9.3
65+ 3,321 3,223 97.2 96.2-97.9 98 2.8 2.1- 3.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,336 1,257 88.6 84.1-92.0 79 11.4 8.0-15.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,981 2,756 88.0 85.3-90.3 225 12.0 9.7-14.7
Some Post-H.S. 2,428 2,192 87.6 84.9-89.9 236 12.4 10.1-15.1
College Graduate 2,835 2,531 85.6 83.1-87.8 304 14.4 12.2-16.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,145 1,076 89.4 84.0-93.1 69 10.6 6.9-16.0
$15,000- $24,999 1,620 1,519 90.5 86.6-93.3 101 9.5 6.7-13.4
$25,000- $34,999 1,096 1,000 85.3 80.1-89.3 96 14.7 10.7-19.9
$35,000- $49,999 1,173 1,063 86.6 82.0-90.2 110 13.4 9.8-18.0
$50,000+ 3,018 2,620 84.6 82.4-86.6 398 15.4 13.4-17.6
REGION**
Region I 1,241 1,156 92.7 90.0-94.6 85 7.3 5.4-10.0
Region II 1,212 1,116 88.4 84.9-91.1 96 11.6 8.9-15.1
Region III 1,287 1,156 87.0 83.3-90.0 131 13.0 10.0-16.7
Region IV 1,155 1,070 87.6 83.6-90.7 85 12.4 9.3-16.4
Region V 1,145 1,059 89.0 85.5-91.7 86 11.0 8.3-14.5
Region VI 1,231 1,123 85.1 80.4-88.9 108 14.9 11.1-19.6
Region VII 1,169 1,045 83.4 78.8-87.2 124 16.6 12.8-21.2
Region VIII 1,161 1,032 84.1 80.2-87.3 129 15.9 12.7-19.8

*Data in this table was derived from the Alcohol Consumption questions.

** 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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