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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for South Carolina

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Alcohol Consumption

A drink of alcohol is 1 can or bottle of beer, 1 glass of wine, 1 can or bottle of wine cooler, 1 cocktail, or 1 shot of liquor.
During the past 30 days, how often have you had at least one drink of any alcoholic beverage?

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  Total
Respond.#
No drinks 1-2 days 3-7 days 8-29 days Everyday
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,906 3,040 51.3 49.8-52.8 802 13.7 12.7-14.7 785 13.5 12.5-14.6 976 16.9 15.8-18.2 303 4.6 4.0- 5.2
GENDER
Male 2,230 919 42.5 40.1-45.0 255 11.9 10.4-13.6 321 14.7 13.0-16.5 552 24.1 22.1-26.3 183 6.8 5.8- 7.9
Female 3,676 2,121 59.3 57.4-61.1 547 15.3 14.0-16.7 464 12.5 11.3-13.8 424 10.4 9.3-11.5 120 2.6 2.1- 3.1
RACE
White 4,600 2,243 47.3 45.7-49.0 619 14.0 12.8-15.2 640 14.2 13.1-15.4 833 19.2 17.8-20.6 265 5.3 4.7- 6.1
African American 1,100 678 61.8 58.2-65.2 156 12.8 10.7-15.2 119 11.7 9.5-14.2 118 10.9 8.8-13.5 29 2.8 1.9- 4.3
Other 156 91 56.3 46.5-65.7 22 14.3 9.1-21.8 21 13.6 8.7-20.7 19 14.2 7.8-24.5 3 1.5 0.4- 4.7
HISPANIC
Yes 149 93 59.0 48.8-68.5 21 16.7 10.3-25.8 13 10.2 5.8-17.4 20 13.6 7.7-22.9 2 0.5 0.1- 2.2
No 5,705 2,908 50.8 49.3-52.4 778 13.6 12.6-14.7 767 13.7 12.7-14.8 955 17.2 16.0-18.4 297 4.7 4.1- 5.3
AGE
18-24 383 183 48.2 42.5-54.0 64 14.7 11.2-19.0 58 13.8 10.4-18.1 71 21.4 16.9-26.8 7 1.8 0.8- 4.1
25-34 946 445 46.3 42.6-50.0 174 17.7 15.1-20.6 150 15.8 13.3-18.6 156 17.9 15.2-20.9 21 2.4 1.5- 3.8
35-44 1,125 511 46.1 42.8-49.4 186 15.8 13.5-18.3 183 16.6 14.2-19.4 207 18.3 15.8-21.0 38 3.3 2.3- 4.6
45-54 1,189 547 47.6 44.4-50.9 153 13.2 11.2-15.6 189 15.6 13.4-18.0 227 17.7 15.4-20.3 73 5.9 4.5- 7.6
55-64 997 549 54.6 51.1-58.1 108 10.7 8.7-13.2 118 12.5 10.3-15.1 163 15.5 13.2-18.2 59 6.6 5.0- 8.6
65+ 1,210 771 66.1 63.1-68.9 111 9.0 7.4-10.9 84 6.4 5.1- 8.1 144 11.0 9.3-13.0 100 7.5 6.1- 9.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 720 523 68.3 63.9-72.4 66 10.5 8.0-13.7 59 9.1 6.8-11.9 47 8.8 6.3-12.1 25 3.4 2.1- 5.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,814 1,087 58.7 55.9-61.5 241 13.4 11.6-15.4 185 11.3 9.5-13.2 232 13.3 11.5-15.4 69 3.3 2.5- 4.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,530 738 47.9 44.9-51.0 236 15.0 13.1-17.2 222 14.8 12.8-17.1 255 17.8 15.5-20.4 79 4.4 3.4- 5.6
College Graduate 1,832 686 37.2 34.7-39.7 258 14.2 12.4-16.2 319 17.4 15.5-19.4 440 24.4 22.2-26.8 129 6.8 5.7- 8.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 710 474 62.7 57.9-67.3 74 11.5 8.7-15.0 66 11.4 8.6-15.0 69 11.0 8.2-14.6 27 3.4 2.2- 5.3
$15,000- $24,999 997 618 61.1 57.4-64.8 131 13.0 10.7-15.6 106 10.8 8.6-13.4 106 12.7 10.1-15.8 36 2.5 1.7- 3.5
$25,000- $34,999 736 408 56.4 52.0-60.7 105 14.2 11.5-17.4 92 13.2 10.4-16.7 101 13.3 10.6-16.5 30 2.9 1.9- 4.3
$35,000- $49,999 874 409 46.6 42.7-50.5 138 15.0 12.4-17.9 124 15.1 12.4-18.2 166 19.6 16.6-23.1 37 3.8 2.6- 5.4
$50,000+ 1,853 671 36.6 34.1-39.1 268 14.6 12.9-16.5 333 17.5 15.7-19.5 447 24.0 21.9-26.3 134 7.4 6.1- 8.8
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 371 216 55.5 49.2-61.6 59 14.9 11.4-19.3 38 10.5 7.2-15.2 47 16.3 11.7-22.4 11 2.7 1.4- 5.0
Appalachia II 693 392 56.4 51.9-60.9 80 12.8 9.8-16.5 92 12.5 10.0-15.5 107 15.9 12.8-19.5 22 2.4 1.5- 3.8
Appalachia III 478 275 55.8 50.3-61.2 73 16.1 12.6-20.5 59 13.7 10.1-18.5 55 11.6 8.5-15.7 16 2.6 1.5- 4.4
Catawba 387 194 51.1 45.4-56.8 66 16.6 12.8-21.3 55 15.0 11.2-19.8 59 14.7 11.2-18.9 13 2.6 1.4- 4.7
Edisto Savannah 453 240 52.7 47.1-58.2 69 15.0 11.6-19.2 56 13.3 10.0-17.6 67 15.6 11.9-20.3 21 3.3 2.1- 5.2
Low Country 290 110 45.5 38.3-52.9 36 11.2 7.7-16.0 42 13.4 9.4-18.7 61 18.6 14.2-24.1 41 11.2 8.1-15.5
Palmetto 890 396 43.7 39.8-47.6 125 14.3 11.7-17.4 142 16.6 13.8-19.8 183 20.5 17.4-23.9 44 4.9 3.5- 6.7
Pee Dee 422 270 62.3 56.5-67.7 55 13.8 10.3-18.2 43 8.9 6.3-12.4 40 11.0 7.5-15.7 14 4.1 2.2- 7.6
Trident 745 312 40.8 36.7-45.1 94 12.7 10.2-15.6 123 17.2 14.3-20.6 169 24.0 20.4-28.1 47 5.3 3.9- 7.3
Upper Savannah 291 165 55.7 48.9-62.3 39 13.4 9.5-18.6 40 13.6 9.7-18.6 34 13.4 9.0-19.5 13 3.9 2.2- 7.1
Waccamaw 513 241 49.2 44.1-54.4 57 10.9 8.2-14.4 62 11.5 8.8-14.8 109 20.0 16.3-24.3 44 8.5 6.1-11.5
Wateree 308 180 56.3 49.5-62.8 46 13.7 10.0-18.5 29 11.6 7.4-17.7 40 13.8 9.5-19.6 13 4.6 2.4- 8.8

#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 I: Anderson, Oconee
Appalachia II: Greenville, Pickens
Appalachia III: Cherokee, Spartanburg, Union
Catawba: Chester, Lancaster, York
Edisto Savannah: Aiken, Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Calhoun, Orangeburg
Low Country: Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton, Jasper
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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