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BRFSS Survey Results 2005 for South Carolina

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Alcohol Consumption

Risk factor for heavy drinking among men (Note: Heavy drinking is defined as having an average of more than 2 drkinks per day)*

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  Total #
Respondents
Not at Risk At Risk
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,243 3,063 93.9 92.6-95.0 180 6.1 5.0- 7.4
GENDER
Male 3,243 3,063 93.9 92.6-95.0 180 6.1 5.0- 7.4
RACE
White 2,546 2,386 92.9 91.5-94.2 160 7.1 5.8- 8.5
African American 583 565 95.9 92.1-97.9 18 4.1 2.1- 7.9
Other 89 87 97.0 88.3-99.3 2 3.0 0.7-11.7
HISPANIC
Yes 53 50 92.8 76.2-98.1 3 7.2 1.9-23.8
No 3,153 2,976 93.9 92.6-95.0 177 6.1 5.0- 7.4
AGE
18-24 166 150 89.2 81.8-93.8 16 10.8 6.2-18.2
25-34 392 370 94.8 91.5-96.9 22 5.2 3.1- 8.5
35-44 588 541 92.9 90.5-94.7 47 7.1 5.3- 9.5
45-54 643 605 94.1 91.4-96.0 38 5.9 4.0- 8.6
55-64 670 638 95.5 93.4-96.9 32 4.5 3.1- 6.6
65+ 767 744 97.5 96.1-98.4 23 2.5 1.6- 3.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 402 382 93.4 89.3-96.0 20 6.6 4.0-10.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,006 949 94.2 91.5-96.1 57 5.8 3.9- 8.5
Some Post-H.S. 774 729 94.3 91.8-96.1 45 5.7 3.9- 8.2
College Graduate 1,056 998 93.5 91.0-95.3 58 6.5 4.7- 9.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 265 256 93.2 80.7-97.8 9 6.8 2.2-19.3
$15,000- $24,999 459 431 94.6 91.3-96.6 28 5.4 3.4- 8.7
$25,000- $34,999 404 371 92.9 89.4-95.3 33 7.1 4.7-10.6
$35,000- $49,999 533 506 94.8 92.1-96.7 27 5.2 3.3- 7.9
$50,000+ 1,262 1,190 93.0 90.7-94.8 72 7.0 5.2- 9.3
Health District**
Appalachia I 220 207 95.1 91.5-97.2 13 4.9 2.8- 8.5
Appalachia II 378 360 94.8 91.1-97.0 18 5.2 3.0- 8.9
Appalachia III 254 246 97.4 94.1-98.9 8 2.6 1.1- 5.9
Catawba 204 193 94.2 89.2-96.9 11 5.8 3.1-10.8
Edisto Savannah 250 241 93.7 81.3-98.1 9 6.3 1.9-18.7
Low Country 171 161 96.1 92.4-98.0 10 3.9 2.0- 7.6
Palmetto 470 436 91.5 86.9-94.6 34 8.5 5.4-13.1
Pee Dee 270 258 96.6 93.7-98.2 12 3.4 1.8- 6.3
Trident 377 356 94.1 90.2-96.5 21 5.9 3.5- 9.8
Upper Savannah 189 179 92.2 83.7-96.5 10 7.8 3.5-16.3
Waccamaw 259 243 94.4 90.7-96.6 16 5.6 3.4- 9.3
Wateree 163 149 87.7 77.9-93.5 14 12.3 6.5-22.1
Region***
Region I 409 386 93.7 89.6-96.3 23 6.3 3.7-10.4
Region II 632 606 95.8 93.4-97.4 26 4.2 2.6- 6.6
Region III 674 629 92.3 88.8-94.7 45 7.7 5.3-11.2
Region IV 433 407 93.4 89.5-95.9 26 6.6 4.1-10.5
Region V 250 241 93.7 81.3-98.1 9 6.3 1.9-18.7
Region VI 259 243 94.4 90.7-96.6 16 5.6 3.4- 9.3
Region VII 377 356 94.1 90.2-96.5 21 5.9 3.5- 9.8
Region VIII 171 161 96.1 92.4-98.0 10 3.9 2.0- 7.6

*Data in this table was derived from the Alcohol Consumption questions and only applied to male.

#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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