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BRFSS Survey Results 2002 for South Carolina

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Risk Factors

Drinking alcohol in the past 30 days*

  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,492 1,935 45.8 43.8-47.7 2,557 54.2 52.3-56.2
GENDER
Male 1,744 905 51.9 48.7-55.1 839 48.1 44.9-51.3
Female 2,748 1,030 40.2 37.7-42.6 1,718 59.8 57.4-62.3
RACE
White 3,349 1,572 50.4 48.2-52.6 1,777 49.6 47.4-51.8
African American 997 303 33.2 29.1-37.5 694 66.8 62.5-70.9
Other Minorities 101 44 47.5 34.8-60.5 57 52.5 39.5-65.2
HISPANIC
Yes 99 35 46.0 32.3-60.4 64 54.0 39.6-67.7
No 4,320 1,883 46.0 44.0-48.0 2,437 54.0 52.0-56.0
AGE
18-24 313 174 53.5 46.2-60.6 139 46.5 39.4-53.8
25-34 741 372 51.8 47.0-56.6 369 48.2 43.4-53.0
35-44 897 453 49.9 45.6-54.1 444 50.1 45.9-54.4
45-54 889 383 44.1 39.9-48.5 506 55.9 51.5-60.1
55-64 719 275 40.7 36.2-45.4 444 59.3 54.6-63.8
65+ 898 267 32.6 28.9-36.6 631 67.4 63.4-71.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 686 171 32.6 27.2-38.3 515 67.4 61.7-72.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,428 504 37.4 33.9-41.0 924 62.6 59.0-66.1
Some Post-H.S. 1,120 527 50.1 46.2-54.0 593 49.9 46.0-53.8
College Graduate 1,254 730 58.4 54.9-61.9 524 41.6 38.1-45.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 600 166 32.9 27.4-38.9 434 67.1 61.1-72.6
$15,000- 24,999 792 279 37.7 33.0-42.6 513 62.3 57.4-67.0
$25,000- 34,999 580 254 49.2 43.6-54.8 326 50.8 45.2-56.4
$35,000- 49,999 731 328 43.2 38.3-48.2 403 56.8 51.8-61.7
$50,000+ 1,232 717 58.1 54.6-61.5 515 41.9 38.5-45.4
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 193 81 40.4 33.0-48.4 112 59.6 51.6-67.0
Appalachia II 374 158 41.3 35.8-47.1 216 58.7 52.9-64.2
Appalachia III 273 110 42.0 35.4-48.8 163 58.0 51.2-64.6
Catawba 206 101 49.3 41.0-57.6 105 50.7 42.4-59.0
Edisto 94 32 35.9 25.4-48.1 62 64.1 51.9-74.6
Low Country 185 102 55.8 47.4-63.8 83 44.2 36.2-52.6
Palmetto 479 239 50.7 45.2-56.1 240 49.3 43.9-54.8
Pee Dee 1,345 484 35.2 31.7-39.0 861 64.8 61.0-68.3
Savannah 156 75 47.7 38.6-56.9 81 52.3 43.1-61.4
Trident 413 222 52.7 47.0-58.3 191 47.3 41.7-53.0
Upper Savannah 296 101 36.0 28.7-44.0 195 64.0 56.0-71.3
Waccamaw 266 138 52.5 44.6-60.3 128 47.5 39.7-55.4
Wateree 157 69 41.8 32.6-51.6 88 58.2 48.4-67.4

*Data in this table were derived from the first alcohol consumption question.

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50. N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.

** Appalachia 1: Anderson,Oconee
Appalachia 2: Greenville,Pickens
Appalachia 3: Cherokee,Spartanburg,Union
Catawba: Chester,Lancaster,York
Edisto: Bamberg,Calhoun,Orangeburg
Low Country: Beaufort,Colleton,Hampton,Jasper
Savannah: Aiken,Allendale,Barnwell
Palmetto: Fairfield,Lexington,Newberry,Richland
Pee Dee: Chesterfield,Darlington,Dillon,Florence,Marion,Marlboro
Trident: Berkeley,Charleston,Dorchester
Upper Savannah: Abbeville,Edgefield,Greenwood,Laurens,McCormick,Saluda
Waccamaw: Georgetown,Horry,Williamsburg
Wateree: Clarendon,Kershaw,Lee,Sumter

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