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BRFSS Survey Results 2004 for South Carolina

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Alcohol Consumption

Considering all types of alcoholic beverages, how many times during the past 30 days did you have 5 or more drinks on an occasion?*

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  Total
Respond.#
None Once Twice 3-7 times 8-30 times
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,256 2,507 71.3 69.2-73.4 234 8.1 7.0- 9.4 176 6.9 5.8- 8.1 220 8.7 7.4-10.1 119 5.0 4.0- 6.3
GENDER
Male 1,551 1,043 61.7 58.5-64.7 135 9.6 7.9-11.6 121 9.1 7.4-11.1 152 11.8 9.9-14.1 100 7.9 6.1-10.0
Female 1,705 1,464 84.6 82.5-86.6 99 6.1 4.9- 7.5 55 3.8 2.8- 5.1 68 4.3 3.3- 5.7 19 1.1 0.7- 1.8
RACE
White 2,676 2,080 72.2 70.0-74.3 192 8.0 6.9- 9.3 140 6.7 5.6- 8.1 169 8.3 6.9- 9.8 95 4.7 3.7- 6.1
African American 480 349 68.6 62.9-73.8 37 8.2 5.7-11.8 33 8.4 5.5-12.5 40 9.0 6.2-12.9 21 5.8 3.3- 9.9
Other 78 60 69.4 55.1-80.7 2 3.1 0.8-11.8 3 3.3 1.0-10.0 10 16.5 8.4-30.1 3 7.7 2.3-22.4
HISPANIC
Yes 54 40 72.0 54.2-84.8 5 5.5 2.0-14.0 2 7.7 1.7-28.9 2 2.8 0.6-11.2 5 12.1 4.3-29.8
No 3,192 2,462 71.4 69.3-73.5 228 8.2 7.1- 9.5 173 6.8 5.7- 8.1 215 8.7 7.5-10.2 114 4.8 3.8- 6.1
AGE
18-24 221 127 56.4 48.6-64.0 25 9.6 6.2-14.6 21 9.8 6.1-15.2 31 12.9 8.6-18.9 17 11.2 6.7-18.4
25-34 545 361 60.4 55.2-65.4 66 13.0 9.9-17.1 43 9.5 6.7-13.2 54 11.9 8.8-15.9 21 5.2 3.1- 8.4
35-44 664 475 68.7 64.5-72.6 57 8.4 6.4-10.9 44 8.1 5.8-11.1 62 10.2 7.8-13.3 26 4.6 3.1- 6.9
45-54 737 569 75.6 71.5-79.2 57 7.8 5.8-10.3 34 4.7 3.2- 6.9 46 7.5 5.2-10.7 31 4.4 3.0- 6.6
55-64 558 485 87.1 83.7-89.8 17 3.4 2.1- 5.5 24 3.9 2.5- 6.0 19 3.6 2.2- 5.8 13 2.0 1.1- 3.6
65+ 509 471 92.2 89.2-94.5 12 2.4 1.3- 4.2 8 2.3 1.1- 4.9 8 1.6 0.8- 3.3 10 1.5 0.8- 2.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 187 114 54.9 45.6-63.8 20 12.2 7.5-19.2 21 11.8 7.2-18.8 20 11.6 7.0-18.7 12 9.5 4.5-18.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 809 585 64.8 60.3-69.0 58 7.9 5.9-10.5 46 7.6 5.3-10.8 79 12.7 9.9-16.2 41 7.0 4.8-10.1
Some Post-H.S. 868 663 72.3 68.2-76.0 73 8.6 6.7-11.0 50 7.6 5.6-10.3 44 6.1 4.1- 8.9 38 5.4 3.5- 8.2
College Graduate 1,390 1,144 78.8 75.9-81.5 83 7.2 5.5- 9.3 59 4.8 3.6- 6.4 77 6.9 5.4- 8.9 27 2.3 1.5- 3.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 222 158 66.1 57.0-74.1 16 6.6 3.8-11.2 13 8.5 4.2-16.5 21 11.2 6.8-17.8 14 7.6 3.9-14.5
$15,000- $24,999 391 289 67.1 60.0-73.5 32 9.7 6.1-15.1 22 6.7 3.9-11.1 30 10.1 6.4-15.7 18 6.5 3.4-12.1
$25,000- $34,999 384 273 65.7 59.3-71.6 32 9.1 6.2-13.1 34 11.7 7.9-17.2 24 7.4 4.8-11.4 21 6.0 3.4-10.7
$35,000- $49,999 531 399 70.3 65.1-74.9 35 6.6 4.6- 9.2 30 6.8 4.6-10.0 47 10.4 7.5-14.3 20 5.9 3.5- 9.9
$50,000+ 1,391 1,104 74.2 71.1-77.0 101 8.1 6.6-10.0 65 5.9 4.5- 7.8 82 8.0 6.2-10.3 39 3.7 2.5- 5.5
Health District**
Appalachia I 150 120 75.0 64.4-83.2 5 3.1 1.1- 8.3 9 5.8 2.9-11.2 11 11.2 5.5-21.4 5 4.9 1.6-14.5
Appalachia II 391 300 72.3 66.4-77.6 28 8.2 5.5-12.1 14 4.9 2.7- 8.8 31 7.7 5.1-11.3 18 6.8 3.9-11.6
Appalachia III 210 159 71.4 63.4-78.2 18 8.6 5.1-14.0 15 10.2 5.9-17.1 10 5.4 2.7-10.5 8 4.4 2.1- 9.0
Catawba 221 164 68.9 60.6-76.1 21 9.3 5.9-14.5 11 7.4 3.6-14.4 18 9.7 5.5-16.5 7 4.7 2.0-10.8
Edisto Savannah 243 191 73.3 65.3-80.1 19 10.0 5.7-17.0 12 6.0 3.3-10.6 14 7.1 4.0-12.5 7 3.6 1.3- 9.4
Low Country 210 166 73.6 64.9-80.8 12 6.3 3.3-11.8 14 8.9 4.4-17.0 12 7.3 3.8-13.6 6 3.9 1.6- 9.4
Palmetto 546 423 71.2 65.7-76.2 43 9.1 6.5-12.5 27 5.9 3.7- 9.4 31 7.5 4.7-11.7 22 6.3 3.6-10.7
Pee Dee 187 136 65.9 57.2-73.6 17 10.4 6.3-16.8 12 8.0 4.2-14.7 17 12.9 7.8-20.5 5 2.9 1.1- 7.0
Trident 488 373 67.8 61.9-73.1 35 8.2 5.7-11.7 22 7.5 4.6-12.0 44 13.1 9.4-18.0 14 3.4 1.6- 7.3
Upper Savannah 140 113 70.0 56.7-80.6 9 11.3 4.3-26.5 5 3.0 1.1- 7.8 5 5.3 1.8-14.5 8 10.4 4.6-22.0
Waccamaw 292 224 74.7 68.2-80.2 19 6.5 4.0-10.4 22 9.2 5.6-14.8 13 5.3 3.0- 9.1 14 4.3 2.4- 7.7
Wateree 150 117 75.4 64.4-83.9 6 4.1 1.7- 9.5 11 5.6 2.8-11.1 11 8.8 4.2-17.7 5 6.0 1.7-19.6
Region***
Region I 290 233 72.6 64.3-79.5 14 7.1 3.2-14.9 14 4.5 2.6- 7.7 16 8.3 4.6-14.6 13 7.6 3.9-14.2
Region II 601 459 72.0 67.3-76.2 46 8.3 6.1-11.3 29 6.7 4.5-10.0 41 6.9 4.9- 9.7 26 6.0 3.8- 9.3
Region III 767 587 70.5 66.0-74.7 64 9.2 7.0-11.9 38 6.4 4.3- 9.3 49 8.1 5.7-11.6 29 5.8 3.6- 9.1
Region IV 337 253 70.5 63.7-76.5 23 7.3 4.7-11.3 23 6.9 4.2-10.9 28 10.9 7.2-16.3 10 4.4 1.8-10.5
Region V 243 191 73.3 65.3-80.1 19 10.0 5.7-17.0 12 6.0 3.3-10.6 14 7.1 4.0-12.5 7 3.6 1.3- 9.4
Region VI 292 224 74.7 68.2-80.2 19 6.5 4.0-10.4 22 9.2 5.6-14.8 13 5.3 3.0- 9.1 14 4.3 2.4- 7.7
Region VII 488 373 67.8 61.9-73.1 35 8.2 5.7-11.7 22 7.5 4.6-12.0 44 13.1 9.4-18.0 14 3.4 1.6- 7.3
Region VIII 210 166 73.6 64.9-80.8 12 6.3 3.3-11.8 14 8.9 4.4-17.0 12 7.3 3.8-13.6 6 3.9 1.6- 9.4

* 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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