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BRFSS Survey Results 2010 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 3,328 2,579 70.6 67.2-73.7 259 10.5 8.6-12.8 168 7.1 5.2- 9.8 222 7.9 6.2-10.1 100 3.9 2.7- 5.5
GENDER
Male 1,565 1,117 63.2 58.2-67.9 132 11.2 8.4-14.6 100 9.0 6.0-13.5 143 11.2 8.4-14.8 73 5.4 3.6- 8.1
Female 1,763 1,462 80.3 76.7-83.4 127 9.7 7.4-12.5 68 4.6 3.0- 7.1 79 3.6 2.6- 5.1 27 1.8 0.9- 3.5
RACE
White 2,514 1,968 69.7 65.7-73.4 184 11.7 9.3-14.6 126 7.4 4.9-10.8 158 7.6 5.6-10.3 78 3.6 2.5- 5.3
African American 649 493 74.3 67.6-80.1 60 7.5 5.2-10.7 32 5.9 3.4-10.1 49 7.5 4.9-11.5 15 4.8 1.9-11.4
Other 121 86 70.2 53.2-83.0 12 5.3 2.3-12.1 7 9.7 3.1-26.6 12 12.2 5.2-26.0 4 2.6 0.8- 7.9
HISPANIC
Yes 39 27 59.9 34.3-81.0 5 9.6 2.8-27.8 3 22.0 6.0-55.3 3 5.8 1.5-20.1 1 2.8 0.4-17.8
No 3,254 2,527 70.9 67.5-74.1 251 10.5 8.5-12.7 162 6.9 4.9- 9.5 218 8.0 6.2-10.2 96 3.8 2.6- 5.5
AGE
18-24 77 47 63.2 45.9-77.6 13 12.4 5.2-26.5 6 13.3 5.3-29.3 7 7.7 2.2-23.0 4 3.6 1.1-10.8
25-34 300 185 52.4 43.2-61.4 51 18.7 12.8-26.4 21 10.1 4.5-21.2 30 11.7 6.9-19.1 13 7.2 3.5-14.0
35-44 468 314 68.3 62.1-73.9 62 11.5 8.4-15.6 27 6.7 4.0-11.0 44 9.7 6.2-14.7 21 3.8 2.0- 7.1
45-54 657 466 75.4 70.4-79.8 67 10.0 7.3-13.7 47 6.1 4.1- 9.0 56 6.4 4.2- 9.9 21 2.0 0.9- 4.4
55-64 840 679 82.5 78.7-85.8 40 3.5 2.3- 5.2 42 4.4 2.8- 6.9 49 5.6 3.8- 8.1 30 4.0 2.5- 6.3
65+ 986 888 90.1 87.2-92.4 26 2.1 1.2- 3.5 25 3.4 2.0- 5.8 36 3.6 2.4- 5.5 11 0.7 0.4- 1.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 189 118 48.4 35.7-61.3 20 18.5 7.9-37.6 11 11.2 4.4-25.6 25 9.5 5.6-15.8 15 12.4 6.1-23.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 824 588 66.1 60.0-71.7 70 9.5 6.8-13.0 57 7.8 5.1-11.7 70 12.1 8.3-17.3 39 4.5 2.4- 8.2
Some Post-H.S. 884 690 68.0 60.2-74.9 67 10.0 6.8-14.4 43 9.2 4.4-18.1 61 8.7 5.4-13.9 23 4.1 1.8- 9.0
College Graduate 1,427 1,180 78.3 73.9-82.2 102 10.5 7.7-14.3 57 4.7 3.0- 7.2 66 4.5 2.7- 7.5 22 2.0 1.0- 3.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 223 147 49.6 37.2-62.1 22 14.3 5.7-31.5 21 9.6 5.1-17.3 20 11.1 4.5-24.9 13 15.4 7.3-29.6
$15,000- $24,999 411 316 70.1 59.1-79.2 32 14.2 7.4-25.5 21 6.1 3.0-11.8 26 7.1 3.5-13.9 16 2.4 1.2- 4.9
$25,000- $34,999 292 223 72.6 62.6-80.8 26 9.9 5.5-17.0 16 6.2 2.2-16.5 16 8.7 4.4-16.2 11 2.6 1.2- 5.7
$35,000- $49,999 476 385 74.1 66.4-80.6 24 8.1 4.8-13.2 17 5.4 2.9- 9.6 32 8.1 3.9-15.7 18 4.4 2.3- 8.3
$50,000+ 1,549 1,209 73.6 69.4-77.4 121 9.8 7.5-12.7 79 6.1 4.3- 8.7 106 7.0 5.0- 9.8 34 3.4 1.8- 6.5
REGION**
Region I 389 312 77.1 69.4-83.4 25 6.9 4.0-11.7 15 3.4 1.6- 7.2 24 7.1 3.8-12.8 13 5.5 2.2-13.1
Region II 400 316 72.6 62.2-81.0 38 10.8 6.9-16.5 17 8.7 3.0-22.6 22 6.2 2.7-13.3 7 1.8 0.5- 5.5
Region III 444 343 69.8 61.2-77.1 38 10.8 6.4-17.4 25 5.4 3.0- 9.4 23 8.2 4.1-15.5 15 6.0 2.7-12.7
Region IV 349 271 73.6 66.4-79.7 25 8.2 5.0-13.2 20 8.5 4.8-14.4 22 8.1 4.8-13.3 11 1.6 0.8- 3.2
Region V 358 252 60.4 53.2-67.2 34 13.2 8.6-19.9 25 9.1 5.6-14.4 34 12.1 8.1-17.7 13 5.2 2.7- 9.5
Region VI 399 310 65.9 57.7-73.3 36 15.1 10.1-21.9 23 10.2 5.5-18.2 15 2.7 1.5- 4.8 15 6.1 2.9-12.2
Region VII 466 347 67.3 59.0-74.6 33 11.0 6.3-18.4 24 7.3 3.5-14.4 49 11.5 7.6-17.3 13 2.9 1.4- 5.9
Region VIII 523 428 78.5 73.2-82.9 30 6.9 4.6-10.3 19 5.2 2.9- 9.2 33 7.2 4.7-10.8 13 2.2 1.2- 4.1

*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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