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BRFSS Survey Results 2002 for South Carolina

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Risk Factors

Risk factor for drinking and driving.(Drank alcohol in the past 30 days and have driven when they've had perhaps too much to drink.)

  Total
Respond.#
Not At Risk At Risk
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,488 4,434 98.4 97.5-98.9 54 1.6 1.1- 2.5
GENDER
Male 1,742 1,705 97.6 95.9-98.6 37 2.4 1.4- 4.1
Female 2,746 2,729 99.1 98.3-99.5 17 0.9 0.5- 1.7
RACE
White 3,348 3,307 98.5 97.7-99.0 41 1.5 1.0- 2.3
African American 995 985 99.2 98.3-99.6 10 0.8 0.4- 1.7
Other Minorities 100 97 90.9 70.1-97.7 3 9.1 2.3-29.9
HISPANIC
Yes 99 97 91.6 69.1-98.2 2 8.4 1.8-30.9
No 4,317 4,266 98.7 98.1-99.1 51 1.3 0.9- 1.9
AGE
18-24 312 306 97.9 94.8-99.2 6 2.1 0.8- 5.2
25-34 740 721 96.0 91.7-98.1 19 4.0 1.9- 8.3
35-44 897 880 98.5 97.5-99.2 17 1.5 0.8- 2.5
45-54 888 881 99.5 98.9-99.8 7 0.5 0.2- 1.1
55-64 719 715 98.4 94.2-99.6 4 1.6 0.4- 5.8
65+ 897 896 99.9 99.1- 100 1 0.1 0.0- 0.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 683 676 96.3 90.4-98.7 7 3.7 1.3- 9.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,428 1,414 99.0 98.2-99.5 14 1.0 0.5- 1.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,119 1,105 98.3 96.7-99.1 14 1.7 0.9- 3.3
College Graduate 1,254 1,236 98.8 97.9-99.4 18 1.2 0.6- 2.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 599 592 98.6 97.0-99.4 7 1.4 0.6- 3.0
$15,000- 24,999 791 783 97.8 92.4-99.4 8 2.2 0.6- 7.6
$25,000- 34,999 580 574 98.1 95.5-99.2 6 1.9 0.8- 4.5
$35,000- 49,999 730 720 99.0 98.0-99.5 10 1.0 0.5- 2.0
$50,000+ 1,232 1,213 97.9 96.0-98.9 19 2.1 1.1- 4.0
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 193 192 99.5 96.3-99.9 1 0.5 0.1- 3.7
Appalachia II 373 367 98.0 95.0-99.2 6 2.0 0.8- 5.0
Appalachia III 273 268 98.7 96.7-99.5 5 1.3 0.5- 3.3
Catawba 206 204 97.8 88.3-99.6 2 2.2 0.4-11.7
Edisto 94 94 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Low Country 185 183 98.9 95.4-99.8 2 1.1 0.2- 4.6
Palmetto 479 476 99.6 98.7-99.9 3 0.4 0.1- 1.3
Pee Dee 1,345 1,330 98.6 97.1-99.4 15 1.4 0.6- 2.9
Savannah 155 154 98.8 91.7-99.8 1 1.2 0.2- 8.3
Trident 412 401 96.6 93.4-98.2 11 3.4 1.8- 6.6
Upper Savannah 296 292 98.7 94.9-99.7 4 1.3 0.3- 5.1
Waccamaw 265 262 96.3 83.4-99.3 3 3.7 0.7-16.6
Wateree 157 156 99.4 96.2-99.9 1 0.6 0.1- 3.8

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

#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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