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BRFSS Survey Results 2009 for South Carolina

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Alcohol Consumption

During the past 30 days, what is the largest number of drinks you had on any occasion?*

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  Total #
Respondents
1-2 drinks 3-5 drinks 6-10 drinks 11 or more
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,482 1,952 48.7 45.9-51.6 1,130 34.9 32.2-37.7 330 12.0 10.3-14.0 70 4.4 3.1- 6.2
GENDER
Male 1,624 688 37.8 34.0-41.8 624 38.1 34.2-42.2 252 17.4 14.6-20.6 60 6.6 4.6- 9.5
Female 1,858 1,264 62.1 58.2-65.9 506 30.9 27.3-34.7 78 5.4 3.9- 7.5 10 1.6 0.5- 4.6
RACE
White 2,676 1,508 49.2 46.1-52.3 877 34.2 31.3-37.3 243 12.2 10.2-14.4 48 4.5 2.9- 6.7
African American 638 351 48.7 41.4-56.1 209 37.3 30.3-45.0 63 11.6 7.9-16.8 15 2.4 1.2- 4.7
Other 147 83 44.3 32.4-57.0 39 36.0 24.4-49.6 18 10.0 4.4-21.1 7 9.7 3.8-22.8
HISPANIC
Yes 49 27 33.4 18.2-53.1 13 41.8 22.7-63.7 8 14.5 3.9-41.4 1 10.4 1.5-46.2
No 3,419 1,921 49.3 46.4-52.1 1,112 34.7 31.9-37.5 317 11.8 10.1-13.8 69 4.2 3.0- 6.0
AGE
18-24 108 32 30.4 19.9-43.4 43 39.6 27.7-52.8 21 18.0 10.5-29.1 12 12.1 6.0-22.9
25-34 298 123 40.0 32.7-47.8 110 36.9 29.7-44.8 45 14.2 10.0-19.8 20 8.9 4.9-15.6
35-44 527 247 44.4 38.4-50.7 172 34.2 28.5-40.4 90 17.0 12.8-22.0 18 4.4 2.2- 8.7
45-54 756 398 51.6 46.4-56.8 259 37.1 32.1-42.4 84 9.7 7.3-12.8 15 1.6 0.8- 3.3
55-64 864 522 60.6 55.6-65.3 276 31.1 26.7-35.8 62 7.6 5.2-10.9 4 0.7 0.2- 3.1
65+ 929 630 66.7 61.9-71.2 270 30.1 25.7-34.9 28 3.2 1.9- 5.2 1 0.1 0.0- 0.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 199 86 32.1 22.9-42.8 61 38.5 27.0-51.5 37 20.0 12.3-30.8 15 9.4 4.6-18.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 804 449 47.1 40.9-53.3 245 29.7 24.5-35.5 84 14.9 11.0-19.8 26 8.4 4.6-14.7
Some Post-H.S. 948 545 51.9 46.6-57.2 292 35.8 30.7-41.3 92 9.3 6.7-12.6 19 3.0 1.6- 5.5
College Graduate 1,526 869 50.9 46.8-55.1 530 36.4 32.4-40.5 117 10.7 8.3-13.6 10 2.1 1.0- 4.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 204 107 46.4 33.3-60.1 61 24.6 15.3-37.1 27 19.3 10.8-32.2 9 9.6 3.1-26.4
$15,000- $24,999 384 209 43.7 35.6-52.1 117 33.2 25.0-42.5 47 14.5 9.4-21.7 11 8.6 3.7-19.1
$25,000- $34,999 344 189 45.6 36.6-54.9 107 32.8 24.4-42.4 39 16.1 9.9-25.1 9 5.5 1.9-14.9
$35,000- $49,999 478 284 52.0 43.8-60.1 142 32.5 24.9-41.1 41 10.3 6.5-15.8 11 5.3 2.2-12.2
$50,000+ 1,696 919 49.3 45.5-53.0 596 36.5 33.0-40.3 155 11.7 9.4-14.4 26 2.5 1.5- 4.1
REGION**
Region I 410 245 56.3 48.5-63.8 124 31.3 24.7-38.7 33 10.5 6.4-16.7 8 2.0 0.7- 5.4
Region II 428 251 51.1 44.1-58.2 128 32.5 26.1-39.7 40 12.6 8.4-18.5 9 3.7 1.5- 8.7
Region III 510 284 48.5 41.6-55.4 170 37.9 31.2-45.0 44 7.8 5.1-11.7 12 5.9 2.6-12.6
Region IV 305 161 44.7 36.6-53.1 93 30.7 23.5-39.0 41 18.8 12.5-27.3 10 5.8 2.7-12.0
Region V 363 205 47.4 40.0-55.0 108 31.1 24.5-38.6 35 12.8 8.3-19.3 15 8.7 4.5-16.0
Region VI 454 258 48.3 41.3-55.4 143 34.7 27.8-42.2 45 12.3 8.3-17.8 8 4.7 2.1-10.3
Region VII 483 259 46.2 39.2-53.3 172 38.9 32.1-46.2 46 12.0 7.9-17.7 6 2.9 1.0- 8.2
Region VIII 529 289 46.0 40.1-52.0 192 35.2 29.8-41.1 46 17.0 12.0-23.6 2 1.8 0.4- 7.1

*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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