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BRFSS Survey Results 2010 for South Carolina

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Alcohol Consumption

On days when you drank, during the past 30 days, about how many drinks did you drink on the average?*

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  Total #
Respondents
Only one Two Three Four Five or more
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,313 1,520 39.1 36.1-42.1 1,045 31.9 29.0-35.0 389 14.9 12.8-17.3 141 6.0 4.1- 8.7 218 8.1 6.3-10.4
GENDER
Male 1,561 514 27.5 23.9-31.4 523 34.4 30.0-39.1 261 19.2 15.9-23.0 98 7.3 4.5-11.5 165 11.6 8.8-15.3
Female 1,752 1,006 54.3 50.2-58.4 522 28.7 25.3-32.3 128 9.2 7.2-11.9 43 4.3 2.4- 7.7 53 3.5 2.1- 5.6
RACE
White 2,507 1,154 37.5 34.4-40.7 821 32.5 29.3-35.8 280 16.1 13.5-19.1 99 5.8 3.7- 9.2 153 8.1 6.0-10.8
African American 646 304 46.5 39.0-54.2 173 26.7 20.4-34.2 85 12.3 8.7-17.1 35 6.1 2.9-12.4 49 8.4 4.8-14.3
Other 123 47 31.8 18.5-48.8 35 43.3 24.8-63.8 21 8.8 4.7-15.8 7 8.6 2.5-25.5 13 7.5 3.0-17.6
HISPANIC
Yes 39 14 29.9 12.8-55.4 12 38.1 17.7-63.7 8 10.5 4.0-25.0 3 18.4 3.9-55.5 2 3.1 0.5-17.6
No 3,244 1,495 39.2 36.2-42.3 1,019 31.8 28.8-35.0 378 14.9 12.8-17.4 138 5.8 3.9- 8.5 214 8.2 6.4-10.5
AGE
18-24 77 32 32.6 19.3-49.4 19 38.1 22.0-57.4 9 13.5 6.1-27.2 7 11.1 3.7-28.6 10 4.7 1.9-11.3
25-34 293 93 25.5 19.1-33.2 104 32.5 24.7-41.3 44 17.1 11.6-24.3 14 7.3 2.4-19.9 38 17.6 11.4-26.3
35-44 460 179 39.7 33.8-46.0 132 27.9 22.8-33.6 71 16.8 12.4-22.4 35 8.5 5.2-13.4 43 7.2 4.7-10.8
45-54 655 258 40.8 35.3-46.5 222 34.6 29.5-40.0 99 15.9 11.8-21.0 28 3.3 2.0- 5.5 48 5.4 3.5- 8.2
55-64 844 428 49.6 44.5-54.6 256 28.2 24.0-32.9 77 13.4 10.0-17.8 32 3.7 2.3- 5.9 51 5.1 3.5- 7.3
65+ 984 530 51.3 47.0-55.6 312 33.5 29.5-37.7 89 8.9 6.7-11.9 25 3.7 2.3- 6.0 28 2.5 1.6- 3.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 193 68 32.6 22.2-45.0 52 26.3 17.3-37.9 29 14.0 5.7-30.5 9 4.1 1.7- 9.2 35 23.0 13.4-36.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 814 349 34.8 29.4-40.6 202 29.4 23.4-36.2 128 18.3 14.0-23.6 44 6.5 4.0-10.4 91 11.0 7.8-15.2
Some Post-H.S. 884 412 36.3 30.6-42.5 276 30.1 24.1-36.9 102 16.3 12.2-21.5 44 9.4 4.4-18.7 50 7.9 4.3-13.9
College Graduate 1,418 690 44.7 40.3-49.1 513 35.6 31.5-39.9 129 11.8 9.1-15.1 44 3.5 2.3- 5.5 42 4.4 2.6- 7.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 220 78 23.4 16.0-32.8 58 33.3 21.5-47.6 34 14.0 7.5-24.8 16 10.6 4.0-25.2 34 18.7 10.9-30.3
$15,000- $24,999 412 186 36.0 26.8-46.3 103 27.9 17.4-41.6 58 17.7 10.6-27.9 26 8.0 3.2-18.5 39 10.5 5.4-19.4
$25,000- $34,999 295 152 53.7 43.7-63.3 75 21.1 15.0-28.8 34 14.1 8.5-22.5 15 4.4 2.5- 7.7 19 6.8 3.3-13.6
$35,000- $49,999 472 240 43.5 36.2-51.0 133 29.3 22.7-36.9 48 14.0 9.6-20.1 15 2.6 1.1- 5.6 36 10.7 6.0-18.2
$50,000+ 1,545 672 39.3 35.4-43.3 565 35.2 31.4-39.3 181 15.1 12.2-18.5 60 4.6 3.2- 6.5 67 5.8 3.8- 8.8
REGION**
Region I 383 193 49.8 42.0-57.5 109 25.6 19.6-32.7 43 15.9 9.9-24.5 13 3.0 1.6- 5.7 25 5.7 3.3- 9.7
Region II 395 184 44.6 36.3-53.2 126 26.7 20.5-33.9 54 13.8 9.5-19.5 12 6.4 1.5-22.8 19 8.5 4.2-16.4
Region III 445 210 33.8 27.3-41.0 119 30.9 23.1-39.9 66 18.0 12.8-24.7 27 8.3 4.5-14.8 23 9.0 4.6-16.7
Region IV 345 163 40.5 33.4-48.1 108 39.3 31.9-47.2 30 7.0 4.5-10.6 18 5.1 3.0- 8.7 26 8.1 4.8-13.2
Region V 352 165 36.6 30.6-43.1 93 28.4 22.7-34.9 36 15.4 10.0-22.9 26 8.6 5.5-13.2 32 11.0 7.4-16.0
Region VI 399 171 39.0 32.2-46.2 141 33.5 27.2-40.6 42 14.6 9.1-22.5 16 4.0 2.2- 7.2 29 8.9 5.3-14.5
Region VII 467 189 33.4 26.8-40.8 170 37.7 30.4-45.7 60 16.5 11.3-23.6 14 5.0 2.3-10.5 34 7.4 4.5-11.9
Region VIII 527 245 42.2 36.2-48.6 179 34.1 28.4-40.2 58 12.5 9.1-16.9 15 5.4 2.9- 9.9 30 5.8 3.8- 8.6

*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.
*One drink is equivalent to a 12-ounce beer, a 5-ounce glass of wine, or a drink with one shot of liquor.

** 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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