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BRFSS Survey Results 2004 for South Carolina

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Alcohol Consumption

On the days when you drank, about how many drinks did you drink on the average?*

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  Total
Respond.#
Only one Two Three Four Five or more
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,262 1,416 38.3 36.3-40.3 1,067 32.4 30.5-34.4 374 12.1 10.8-13.5 163 6.7 5.6- 8.1 242 10.5 9.0-12.2
GENDER
Male 1,556 524 29.9 27.2-32.7 516 32.5 29.7-35.4 227 14.4 12.4-16.5 107 8.5 6.8-10.7 182 14.7 12.4-17.4
Female 1,706 892 49.9 47.2-52.7 551 32.3 29.8-35.0 147 8.9 7.4-10.6 56 4.2 3.1- 5.7 60 4.7 3.5- 6.2
RACE
White 2,677 1,163 38.6 36.6-40.7 896 33.2 31.2-35.3 301 12.3 10.9-13.9 130 6.3 5.1- 7.7 187 9.6 8.1-11.3
African American 485 212 38.7 33.4-44.4 142 29.9 25.0-35.3 63 12.7 9.5-16.8 25 7.5 4.8-11.5 43 11.3 7.9-15.8
Other 78 32 33.8 22.5-47.4 20 22.6 13.5-35.5 8 7.4 3.5-15.0 7 12.1 5.4-25.1 11 24.0 12.9-40.3
HISPANIC
Yes 53 20 33.6 20.2-50.1 15 27.5 14.9-45.1 5 6.3 2.4-15.8 3 6.5 1.8-21.5 10 26.1 13.1-45.2
No 3,197 1,392 38.6 36.5-40.6 1,049 32.7 30.7-34.7 369 12.3 11.0-13.8 158 6.7 5.5- 8.1 229 9.8 8.4-11.4
AGE
18-24 220 57 27.0 20.3-34.9 59 25.6 19.5-32.8 34 12.8 9.0-18.0 23 12.3 7.7-18.9 47 22.3 16.4-29.7
25-34 546 166 24.7 21.1-28.8 175 32.7 28.1-37.6 99 18.8 15.1-23.0 40 8.4 5.8-11.9 66 15.4 11.8-19.9
35-44 664 245 35.0 31.0-39.2 236 35.5 31.4-39.7 85 13.1 10.5-16.4 38 6.6 4.7- 9.1 60 9.9 7.5-13.0
45-54 736 324 42.8 38.7-46.9 259 35.6 31.7-39.8 82 9.6 7.6-12.1 33 5.5 3.8- 7.9 38 6.5 4.3- 9.7
55-64 562 294 52.9 48.4-57.4 197 35.0 30.7-39.4 35 5.6 3.9- 8.0 16 2.9 1.7- 4.9 20 3.6 2.2- 5.7
65+ 512 316 61.5 56.8-65.9 136 26.8 22.9-31.1 38 7.7 5.5-10.6 12 2.7 1.4- 5.0 10 1.4 0.7- 2.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 194 63 27.8 20.4-36.6 52 25.1 18.2-33.6 28 10.9 7.2-16.2 15 10.6 5.8-18.5 36 25.6 17.8-35.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 813 308 32.5 28.7-36.5 256 29.3 25.7-33.3 108 14.3 11.6-17.6 57 8.9 6.5-12.0 84 15.0 11.8-18.8
Some Post-H.S. 864 372 37.3 33.5-41.2 288 34.1 30.4-38.0 97 12.6 10.0-15.7 40 6.5 4.4- 9.5 67 9.5 7.1-12.8
College Graduate 1,387 672 45.6 42.5-48.7 471 35.2 32.2-38.4 140 10.2 8.5-12.2 50 4.4 3.2- 5.9 54 4.6 3.3- 6.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 222 92 37.3 28.8-46.7 69 30.3 22.8-39.1 25 8.8 5.5-14.0 11 4.4 2.2- 8.7 25 19.1 11.7-29.6
$15,000- $24,999 392 148 30.4 24.9-36.5 124 31.0 25.2-37.6 50 13.7 9.9-18.7 27 10.5 6.8-15.9 43 14.4 9.9-20.4
$25,000- $34,999 387 149 32.7 27.3-38.6 113 29.8 24.3-36.0 62 18.1 13.8-23.3 27 9.3 5.9-14.5 36 10.1 6.9-14.4
$35,000- $49,999 533 224 35.4 31.0-40.2 169 31.6 27.1-36.5 65 14.0 10.7-18.1 26 6.1 3.8- 9.7 49 12.9 9.5-17.2
$50,000+ 1,389 616 40.9 38.0-43.9 501 35.8 33.0-38.7 143 10.4 8.7-12.4 65 6.4 4.8- 8.6 64 6.5 4.9- 8.6
Health District**
Appalachia I 152 72 42.8 33.6-52.5 43 25.0 18.1-33.5 18 15.3 8.9-25.2 8 7.8 3.1-18.3 11 9.0 4.3-17.6
Appalachia II 392 182 39.8 34.4-45.5 120 33.2 27.7-39.1 36 9.6 6.6-13.8 19 5.8 3.7- 9.2 35 11.6 7.9-16.7
Appalachia III 210 88 33.7 26.7-41.4 66 32.5 25.4-40.6 29 16.4 10.7-24.4 12 6.6 3.4-12.5 15 10.8 5.2-20.9
Catawba 219 95 39.8 32.5-47.5 76 35.3 28.0-43.3 20 7.4 4.5-12.0 14 8.1 4.6-14.1 14 9.4 5.2-16.3
Edisto Savannah 247 110 40.5 33.2-48.3 87 35.9 28.6-43.9 22 8.5 5.3-13.4 7 2.5 1.0- 5.8 21 12.6 7.6-20.2
Low Country 209 83 33.1 26.4-40.6 78 36.5 29.1-44.6 26 13.1 8.4-20.0 10 6.7 3.5-12.6 12 10.6 5.4-19.6
Palmetto 545 236 38.8 34.0-43.8 183 32.2 27.7-37.0 62 11.0 8.4-14.4 26 8.1 4.9-13.1 38 9.9 6.7-14.3
Pee Dee 186 79 36.6 29.2-44.6 49 25.6 19.0-33.7 29 15.9 10.9-22.8 10 7.2 3.4-14.7 19 14.6 9.2-22.5
Trident 492 206 36.0 31.1-41.3 163 30.4 25.6-35.6 62 14.4 11.0-18.7 32 9.4 6.2-13.9 29 9.8 6.3-15.0
Upper Savannah 140 63 31.9 23.6-41.4 49 43.4 32.4-55.1 13 10.6 5.5-19.7 8 6.7 2.8-15.2 7 7.4 2.7-19.0
Waccamaw 292 124 40.1 33.7-47.0 90 29.0 23.5-35.2 40 12.6 8.9-17.6 13 6.3 3.6-10.8 25 11.9 7.6-18.2
Wateree 149 66 43.3 33.1-54.2 54 35.6 26.6-45.7 14 11.6 6.3-20.4 1 0.3 0.0- 2.1 14 9.2 4.9-16.7
Region***
Region I 292 135 37.5 31.0-44.4 92 33.9 27.1-41.6 31 13.1 8.6-19.4 16 7.3 3.9-13.4 18 8.2 4.5-14.5
Region II 602 270 37.7 33.3-42.2 186 32.9 28.5-37.7 65 12.0 9.0-15.8 31 6.1 4.2- 8.9 50 11.3 8.0-15.8
Region III 764 331 39.1 35.1-43.3 259 33.1 29.2-37.3 82 9.9 7.8-12.5 40 8.1 5.5-11.8 52 9.7 7.1-13.3
Region IV 335 145 39.8 33.4-46.6 103 30.4 24.8-36.7 43 13.8 9.9-19.0 11 3.9 1.8- 8.0 33 12.0 8.3-17.2
Region V 247 110 40.5 33.2-48.3 87 35.9 28.6-43.9 22 8.5 5.3-13.4 7 2.5 1.0- 5.8 21 12.6 7.6-20.2
Region VI 292 124 40.1 33.7-47.0 90 29.0 23.5-35.2 40 12.6 8.9-17.6 13 6.3 3.6-10.8 25 11.9 7.6-18.2
Region VII 492 206 36.0 31.1-41.3 163 30.4 25.6-35.6 62 14.4 11.0-18.7 32 9.4 6.2-13.9 29 9.8 6.3-15.0
Region VIII 209 83 33.1 26.4-40.6 78 36.5 29.1-44.6 26 13.1 8.4-20.0 10 6.7 3.5-12.6 12 10.6 5.4-19.6

* This question was asked only of respondents who reported drinking at least one drink in the last 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 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

*** Region I: Anderson, Oconee, Abbeville, Laurens, McCormick, Greenwood, Saluda, Edgefield
Region II: Greenville, Pickens, Cherokee, Spartanburg, Union
Region III: Chester, Lancaster, York, Newberry, Fairfield, Lexington, Richland
Region IV: Clarendon, Kershaw, Lee, Sumter, Chesterfield, Darlington, Dillon, Florence, Marion, Marlboro
Region V: Aiken, Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Calhoun, Orangeburg
Region VI: Georgetown, Horry, Williamsburg
Region VII: Berkeley, Charleston, Dorchester
Region VIII: Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton, Jasper

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