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BRFSS Survey Results 2009 for South Carolina

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Alcohol Consumption

Considering all types of alcoholic beverages, how many times during the past 30 days
did you have 5 or more drinks for men or 4 or more drinks for women on an occasion?*

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  Total #
Respondents
None Once Twice 3-7 times 8-30 times
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,574 2,730 69.9 67.1-72.6 284 9.6 8.1-11.3 181 6.4 5.0- 8.2 256 8.8 7.1-10.7 123 5.4 4.0- 7.1
GENDER
Male 1,681 1,169 62.6 58.5-66.6 154 9.6 7.8-11.9 102 8.1 5.9-11.0 163 12.2 9.6-15.5 93 7.4 5.3-10.1
Female 1,893 1,561 79.0 75.4-82.1 130 9.5 7.2-12.3 79 4.3 3.1- 6.0 93 4.4 3.1- 6.2 30 2.9 1.5- 5.5
RACE
White 2,741 2,125 69.8 66.7-72.8 215 10.2 8.5-12.1 143 6.7 5.2- 8.6 174 8.7 6.8-11.1 84 4.6 3.2- 6.6
African American 664 479 69.2 61.8-75.7 58 8.7 5.3-14.1 34 7.3 3.7-13.7 65 8.7 5.7-13.1 28 6.1 3.2-11.2
Other 149 113 72.7 59.8-82.7 8 4.3 1.6-11.1 3 1.4 0.3- 5.6 14 9.6 4.1-20.7 11 12.0 5.4-24.6
HISPANIC
Yes 50 36 62.7 39.5-81.2 4 9.0 2.7-26.3 1 0.1 0.0- 1.1 6 16.4 5.0-42.2 3 11.7 2.2-43.8
No 3,511 2,687 70.1 67.3-72.8 277 9.5 8.0-11.2 180 6.6 5.2- 8.4 247 8.5 6.9-10.5 120 5.2 3.9- 7.0
AGE
18-24 115 55 46.4 34.4-58.8 20 10.7 5.4-20.1 11 14.2 7.1-26.2 17 15.0 8.1-26.3 12 13.7 7.0-25.0
25-34 304 193 60.9 53.1-68.2 37 11.7 8.0-16.7 25 8.1 5.1-12.7 34 13.1 8.2-20.3 15 6.2 3.1-12.0
35-44 540 352 66.4 60.3-72.0 72 11.1 8.1-15.1 37 7.0 4.2-11.3 52 9.3 6.3-13.6 27 6.2 3.6-10.6
45-54 775 568 74.6 70.0-78.6 79 13.1 9.9-17.2 46 4.7 3.3- 6.7 54 4.7 3.3- 6.7 28 2.9 1.8- 4.8
55-64 882 702 81.0 77.0-84.6 49 4.5 3.1- 6.7 43 3.6 2.4- 5.3 69 8.2 5.8-11.5 19 2.6 1.2- 5.3
65+ 958 860 90.1 86.9-92.5 27 2.5 1.4- 4.3 19 2.2 1.1- 4.3 30 2.9 1.7- 5.0 22 2.3 1.3- 4.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 207 128 56.9 44.9-68.1 22 9.2 5.2-15.7 15 12.0 5.5-24.3 26 13.2 7.0-23.7 16 8.6 3.6-19.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 831 606 63.8 57.4-69.7 75 11.1 7.7-15.7 45 6.1 3.9- 9.4 67 8.7 5.6-13.1 38 10.4 6.5-16.3
Some Post-H.S. 971 735 72.0 66.6-76.7 74 9.2 6.7-12.5 45 6.9 4.1-11.5 76 7.5 4.9-11.4 41 4.4 2.8- 6.9
College Graduate 1,560 1,256 74.4 70.4-78.0 113 9.1 7.0-11.6 76 5.3 3.8- 7.4 87 8.8 6.4-12.1 28 2.4 1.3- 4.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 214 145 62.9 49.0-74.9 25 10.5 5.5-19.2 8 6.3 1.9-18.5 19 8.1 3.3-18.7 17 12.2 4.9-27.1
$15,000- $24,999 383 282 63.5 53.4-72.5 28 7.2 3.8-13.0 22 9.6 4.7-18.6 36 13.8 7.1-25.2 15 6.0 3.1-11.2
$25,000- $34,999 355 259 60.9 50.9-70.0 34 16.9 10.0-27.1 19 5.0 2.3-10.7 32 10.2 5.7-17.5 11 7.0 2.9-16.0
$35,000- $49,999 489 379 69.8 61.2-77.1 30 4.9 3.0- 7.9 23 7.7 3.6-15.7 33 5.9 3.6- 9.6 24 11.7 6.6-20.0
$50,000+ 1,731 1,333 73.3 69.8-76.5 145 10.0 8.1-12.3 96 6.0 4.5- 8.1 112 8.1 6.0-10.8 45 2.6 1.7- 4.1
REGION**
Region I 411 326 79.0 72.2-84.4 25 7.9 4.7-13.2 14 3.3 1.5- 7.1 33 6.3 3.9-10.0 13 3.5 1.3- 9.1
Region II 438 342 72.0 64.9-78.1 40 10.4 7.1-15.1 20 6.6 3.4-12.3 26 7.3 4.2-12.5 10 3.6 1.5- 8.7
Region III 528 397 71.0 63.9-77.1 51 7.7 5.3-11.1 22 3.9 1.9- 7.8 34 11.3 7.0-17.7 24 6.2 3.2-11.6
Region IV 314 229 60.9 52.1-69.0 23 9.0 5.5-14.6 21 8.2 4.8-13.4 28 11.6 6.7-19.6 13 10.3 5.1-19.6
Region V 372 286 71.6 64.1-78.1 26 8.1 4.8-13.4 13 4.0 2.0- 7.8 29 9.8 6.0-15.8 18 6.4 3.2-12.3
Region VI 472 364 67.2 59.0-74.4 36 8.6 5.7-12.7 28 9.7 4.7-18.9 32 11.0 6.6-17.9 12 3.5 1.8- 6.9
Region VII 493 369 68.2 60.8-74.8 37 11.9 7.5-18.2 34 8.9 5.3-14.5 34 5.2 2.9- 9.3 19 5.8 3.0-11.0
Region VIII 546 417 66.2 59.7-72.2 46 13.2 9.0-18.9 29 8.2 5.1-12.9 40 8.9 5.8-13.6 14 3.4 1.6- 7.3

*This question was asked only of respondents who reported that they had at least one drink of any alcoholic beverage during the past 30 days.

** 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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