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BRFSS Survey Results 2009 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 5,966 5,740 96.3 95.3-97.1 226 3.7 2.9- 4.7
GENDER
Female 5,966 5,740 96.3 95.3-97.1 226 3.7 2.9- 4.7
RACE
White 3,736 3,544 95.1 93.7-96.3 192 4.9 3.7- 6.3
African American 1,764 1,735 98.2 96.8-99.0 29 1.8 1.0- 3.2
Other 277 272 98.7 96.7-99.5 5 1.3 0.5- 3.3
HISPANIC
Yes 95 93 99.2 96.1-99.8 2 0.8 0.2- 3.9
No 5,707 5,483 96.1 95.0-97.0 224 3.9 3.0- 5.0
AGE
18-24 140 131 91.5 79.4-96.7 9 8.5 3.3-20.6
25-34 450 442 97.7 93.7-99.2 8 2.3 0.8- 6.3
35-44 748 723 97.4 95.6-98.5 25 2.6 1.5- 4.4
45-54 1,104 1,048 95.1 93.1-96.6 56 4.9 3.4- 6.9
55-64 1,436 1,374 95.7 94.0-97.0 62 4.3 3.0- 6.0
65+ 2,088 2,022 97.2 96.1-98.0 66 2.8 2.0- 3.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 844 832 98.5 96.5-99.4 12 1.5 0.6- 3.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,893 1,849 97.3 94.7-98.6 44 2.7 1.4- 5.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,569 1,507 96.8 95.4-97.8 62 3.2 2.2- 4.6
College Graduate 1,645 1,537 94.0 91.6-95.7 108 6.0 4.3- 8.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 831 817 96.0 87.2-98.8 14 4.0 1.2-12.8
$15,000- $24,999 1,083 1,061 98.2 96.6-99.0 22 1.8 1.0- 3.4
$25,000- $34,999 671 652 95.9 91.0-98.2 19 4.1 1.8- 9.0
$35,000- $49,999 705 679 96.9 95.1-98.1 26 3.1 1.9- 4.9
$50,000+ 1,580 1,457 94.3 92.4-95.8 123 5.7 4.2- 7.6
REGION**
Region I 772 754 97.4 95.1-98.6 18 2.6 1.4- 4.9
Region II 751 725 97.4 95.5-98.4 26 2.6 1.6- 4.5
Region III 811 782 95.7 91.6-97.9 29 4.3 2.1- 8.4
Region IV 719 704 97.8 95.9-98.8 15 2.2 1.2- 4.1
Region V 710 694 98.1 96.6-99.0 16 1.9 1.0- 3.4
Region VI 765 731 94.7 92.0-96.5 34 5.3 3.5- 8.0
Region VII 744 710 94.7 90.8-97.0 34 5.3 3.0- 9.2
Region VIII 694 640 92.9 90.2-94.9 54 7.1 5.1- 9.8

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

** 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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