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BRFSS Survey Results 2009 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 3,570 3,379 94.1 92.5-95.3 191 5.9 4.7- 7.5
GENDER
Male 3,570 3,379 94.1 92.5-95.3 191 5.9 4.7- 7.5
RACE
White 2,483 2,340 94.4 92.7-95.7 143 5.6 4.3- 7.3
African American 822 785 93.3 88.7-96.1 37 6.7 3.9-11.3
Other 183 175 93.1 85.1-97.0 8 6.9 3.0-14.9
HISPANIC
Yes 55 53 91.6 70.7-98.0 2 8.4 2.0-29.3
No 3,448 3,262 94.1 92.5-95.4 186 5.9 4.6- 7.5
AGE
18-24 128 116 91.0 82.4-95.6 12 9.0 4.4-17.6
25-34 229 214 92.2 85.5-95.9 15 7.8 4.1-14.5
35-44 456 430 94.1 90.3-96.5 26 5.9 3.5- 9.7
45-54 688 653 95.6 93.2-97.1 35 4.4 2.9- 6.8
55-64 869 816 93.8 90.7-95.9 53 6.2 4.1- 9.3
65+ 1,200 1,150 96.7 95.1-97.8 50 3.3 2.2- 4.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 485 454 90.5 83.9-94.6 31 9.5 5.4-16.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,062 1,014 94.1 90.9-96.2 48 5.9 3.8- 9.1
Some Post-H.S. 849 799 94.8 91.4-96.9 50 5.2 3.1- 8.6
College Graduate 1,168 1,106 94.9 92.4-96.6 62 5.1 3.4- 7.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 309 294 95.0 89.1-97.8 15 5.0 2.2-10.9
$15,000- $24,999 533 508 95.9 92.3-97.8 25 4.1 2.2- 7.7
$25,000- $34,999 419 391 90.2 83.3-94.4 28 9.8 5.6-16.7
$35,000- $49,999 461 436 93.1 86.7-96.6 25 6.9 3.4-13.3
$50,000+ 1,420 1,340 94.9 93.0-96.3 80 5.1 3.7- 7.0
REGION**
Region I 469 443 94.0 89.6-96.6 26 6.0 3.4-10.4
Region II 453 431 95.8 92.6-97.6 22 4.2 2.4- 7.4
Region III 467 443 93.9 88.6-96.9 24 6.1 3.1-11.4
Region IV 424 403 91.7 84.9-95.6 21 8.3 4.4-15.1
Region V 430 410 93.2 87.2-96.5 20 6.8 3.5-12.8
Region VI 458 435 93.9 87.7-97.0 23 6.1 3.0-12.3
Region VII 413 386 94.4 89.9-97.0 27 5.6 3.0-10.1
Region VIII 456 428 93.5 89.1-96.2 28 6.5 3.8-10.9

*Data in this table was derived from the Alcohol Consumption questions and only applied to males.

** 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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