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BRFSS Survey Results 2004 for South Carolina

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Alcohol Consumption

During the past 30 days, how many times have you driven when you have had perhaps too much to drink?*

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  Total
Respond.#
Never At least Once
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,291 3,192 96.1 95.1-97.0 99 3.9 3.0- 4.9
GENDER
Male 1,577 1,509 94.6 92.9-96.0 68 5.4 4.0- 7.1
Female 1,714 1,683 98.2 97.4-98.8 31 1.8 1.2- 2.6
RACE
White 2,698 2,620 96.1 94.8-97.0 78 3.9 3.0- 5.2
African American 491 473 96.1 93.4-97.8 18 3.9 2.2- 6.6
Other 79 77 97.0 88.2-99.3 2 3.0 0.7-11.8
HISPANIC
Yes 55 50 87.3 68.5-95.6 5 12.7 4.4-31.5
No 3,222 3,128 96.4 95.3-97.2 94 3.6 2.8- 4.7
AGE
18-24 223 206 91.7 85.9-95.2 17 8.3 4.8-14.1
25-34 548 523 95.8 93.4-97.3 25 4.2 2.7- 6.6
35-44 672 647 95.9 93.8-97.4 25 4.1 2.6- 6.2
45-54 742 724 96.8 94.5-98.1 18 3.2 1.9- 5.5
55-64 567 559 98.6 97.1-99.4 8 1.4 0.6- 2.9
65+ 517 512 99.4 98.5-99.8 5 0.6 0.2- 1.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 199 194 95.4 88.1-98.3 5 4.6 1.7-11.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 819 802 97.0 94.7-98.3 17 3.0 1.7- 5.3
Some Post-H.S. 872 841 95.8 93.4-97.4 31 4.2 2.6- 6.6
College Graduate 1,397 1,351 95.8 94.2-97.0 46 4.2 3.0- 5.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 229 224 97.6 93.9-99.0 5 2.4 1.0- 6.1
$15,000- $24,999 397 386 95.6 90.8-97.9 11 4.4 2.1- 9.2
$25,000- $34,999 391 376 96.0 93.0-97.7 15 4.0 2.3- 7.0
$35,000- $49,999 536 516 96.2 93.8-97.7 20 3.8 2.3- 6.2
$50,000+ 1,396 1,354 95.8 94.0-97.1 42 4.2 2.9- 6.0
Health District**
Appalachia I 152 150 98.6 94.2-99.7 2 1.4 0.3- 5.8
Appalachia II 395 382 95.9 91.6-98.0 13 4.1 2.0- 8.4
Appalachia III 213 209 96.8 91.2-98.9 4 3.2 1.1- 8.8
Catawba 221 216 97.0 90.5-99.1 5 3.0 0.9- 9.5
Edisto Savannah 247 239 94.9 89.0-97.8 8 5.1 2.2-11.0
Low Country 213 205 94.3 85.6-97.9 8 5.7 2.1-14.4
Palmetto 547 526 95.0 91.6-97.1 21 5.0 2.9- 8.4
Pee Dee 189 181 93.3 85.5-97.0 8 6.7 3.0-14.5
Trident 493 474 95.8 92.9-97.6 19 4.2 2.4- 7.1
Upper Savannah 142 139 97.9 92.5-99.4 3 2.1 0.6- 7.5
Waccamaw 296 288 97.1 94.0-98.6 8 2.9 1.4- 6.0
Wateree 153 153 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Region***
Region I 294 289 98.3 95.5-99.3 5 1.7 0.7- 4.5
Region II 608 591 96.2 93.2-97.9 17 3.8 2.1- 6.8
Region III 768 742 95.6 92.9-97.3 26 4.4 2.7- 7.1
Region IV 342 334 96.5 92.3-98.5 8 3.5 1.5- 7.7
Region V 247 239 94.9 89.0-97.8 8 5.1 2.2-11.0
Region VI 296 288 97.1 94.0-98.6 8 2.9 1.4- 6.0
Region VII 493 474 95.8 92.9-97.6 19 4.2 2.4- 7.1
Region VIII 213 205 94.3 85.6-97.9 8 5.7 2.1-14.4

*This question was only asked of respondents who reported drinking at least one drink during the past 30 days.

#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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