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BRFSS Survey Results 2002 for South Carolina

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Risk Factors

Binge Drinking*

  Total
Respond.#
Not At Risk At Risk
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,462 3,981 87.6 86.1-88.9 481 12.4 11.1-13.9
GENDER
Male 1,725 1,413 81.3 78.7-83.7 312 18.7 16.3-21.3
Female 2,737 2,568 93.2 91.7-94.4 169 6.8 5.6- 8.3
RACE
White 3,333 2,935 85.9 84.2-87.5 398 14.1 12.5-15.8
African American 983 918 92.5 89.7-94.6 65 7.5 5.4-10.3
Other Minorities 101 85 84.1 68.1-92.9 16 15.9 7.1-31.9
HISPANIC
Yes 98 85 81.8 64.5-91.7 13 18.2 8.3-35.5
No 4,292 3,830 87.8 86.4-89.1 462 12.2 10.9-13.6
AGE
18-24 311 240 77.9 71.7-83.0 71 22.1 17.0-28.3
25-34 735 614 83.6 79.3-87.1 121 16.4 12.9-20.7
35-44 893 753 84.9 81.7-87.6 140 15.1 12.4-18.3
45-54 883 799 89.3 86.3-91.8 84 10.7 8.2-13.7
55-64 713 676 93.4 90.0-95.6 37 6.6 4.4-10.0
65+ 892 867 97.0 95.2-98.1 25 3.0 1.9- 4.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 675 614 86.4 80.9-90.6 61 13.6 9.4-19.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,419 1,275 88.6 86.0-90.7 144 11.4 9.3-14.0
Some Post-H.S. 1,113 999 88.7 85.9-91.0 114 11.3 9.0-14.1
College Graduate 1,252 1,090 85.9 83.3-88.1 162 14.1 11.9-16.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 594 546 88.4 83.1-92.1 48 11.6 7.9-16.9
$15,000- 24,999 786 701 85.1 80.5-88.8 85 14.9 11.2-19.5
$25,000- 34,999 574 507 88.1 84.4-91.1 67 11.9 8.9-15.6
$35,000- 49,999 728 641 89.2 86.1-91.7 87 10.8 8.3-13.9
$50,000+ 1,231 1,071 85.9 83.2-88.3 160 14.1 11.7-16.8
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 193 170 87.8 81.6-92.1 23 12.2 7.9-18.4
Appalachia II 374 336 89.7 85.7-92.7 38 10.3 7.3-14.3
Appalachia III 268 245 91.1 86.6-94.2 23 8.9 5.8-13.4
Catawba 205 186 89.5 82.5-93.8 19 10.5 6.2-17.5
Edisto 92 85 92.3 83.8-96.5 7 7.7 3.5-16.2
Low Country 183 157 83.9 76.2-89.5 26 16.1 10.5-23.8
Palmetto 474 416 86.7 82.5-90.0 58 13.3 10.0-17.5
Pee Dee 1,337 1,211 89.7 87.1-91.8 126 10.3 8.2-12.9
Savannah 154 139 88.9 80.6-93.9 15 11.1 6.1-19.4
Trident 412 355 84.0 79.2-87.9 57 16.0 12.1-20.8
Upper Savannah 295 269 88.8 81.5-93.5 26 11.2 6.5-18.5
Waccamaw 266 219 80.7 72.5-86.9 47 19.3 13.1-27.5
Wateree 156 145 91.1 82.9-95.5 11 8.9 4.5-17.1

*Data in this table were derived from the alcohol consumption questions.
No = Respondents who report they did not drink in the past 30 days and who did not have five or more drinks on an occasion.
Yes = Respondents who report they did drink in t he past 30 days and had five or more drinks on one or more occasions in the past month.

#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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