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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for South Carolina

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Risk Factors

Risk factor for respondents having had at least one drink of alcohol in the past 30 days.*

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,906 2,866 48.7 47.2-50.2 3,040 51.3 49.8-52.8
GENDER
Male 2,230 1,311 57.5 55.0-59.9 919 42.5 40.1-45.0
Female 3,676 1,555 40.7 38.9-42.6 2,121 59.3 57.4-61.1
RACE
White 4,600 2,357 52.7 51.0-54.3 2,243 47.3 45.7-49.0
African American 1,100 422 38.2 34.8-41.8 678 61.8 58.2-65.2
Other 156 65 43.7 34.3-53.5 91 56.3 46.5-65.7
HISPANIC
Yes 149 56 41.0 31.5-51.2 93 59.0 48.8-68.5
No 5,705 2,797 49.2 47.6-50.7 2,908 50.8 49.3-52.4
AGE
18-24 383 200 51.8 46.0-57.5 183 48.2 42.5-54.0
25-34 946 501 53.7 50.0-57.4 445 46.3 42.6-50.0
35-44 1,125 614 53.9 50.6-57.2 511 46.1 42.8-49.4
45-54 1,189 642 52.4 49.1-55.6 547 47.6 44.4-50.9
55-64 997 448 45.4 41.9-48.9 549 54.6 51.1-58.1
65+ 1,210 439 33.9 31.1-36.9 771 66.1 63.1-68.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 720 197 31.7 27.6-36.1 523 68.3 63.9-72.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,814 727 41.3 38.5-44.1 1,087 58.7 55.9-61.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,530 792 52.1 49.0-55.1 738 47.9 44.9-51.0
College Graduate 1,832 1,146 62.8 60.3-65.3 686 37.2 34.7-39.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 710 236 37.3 32.7-42.1 474 62.7 57.9-67.3
$15,000- $24,999 997 379 38.9 35.2-42.6 618 61.1 57.4-64.8
$25,000- $34,999 736 328 43.6 39.3-48.0 408 56.4 52.0-60.7
$35,000- $49,999 874 465 53.4 49.5-57.3 409 46.6 42.7-50.5
$50,000+ 1,853 1,182 63.4 60.9-65.9 671 36.6 34.1-39.1
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 371 155 44.5 38.4-50.8 216 55.5 49.2-61.6
Appalachia II 693 301 43.6 39.1-48.1 392 56.4 51.9-60.9
Appalachia III 478 203 44.2 38.8-49.7 275 55.8 50.3-61.2
Catawba 387 193 48.9 43.2-54.6 194 51.1 45.4-56.8
Edisto Savannah 453 213 47.3 41.8-52.9 240 52.7 47.1-58.2
Low Country 290 180 54.5 47.1-61.7 110 45.5 38.3-52.9
Palmetto 890 494 56.3 52.4-60.2 396 43.7 39.8-47.6
Pee Dee 422 152 37.7 32.3-43.5 270 62.3 56.5-67.7
Trident 745 433 59.2 54.9-63.3 312 40.8 36.7-45.1
Upper Savannah 291 126 44.3 37.7-51.1 165 55.7 48.9-62.3
Waccamaw 513 272 50.8 45.6-55.9 241 49.2 44.1-54.4
Wateree 308 128 43.7 37.2-50.5 180 56.3 49.5-62.8

* Data in this table was 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 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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