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BRFSS Survey Results 2005 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 #
Respondents
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 3,618 2,799 71.7 69.7-73.6 298 9.9 8.7-11.2 184 7.2 6.0- 8.5 226 7.4 6.3- 8.6 111 3.9 3.1- 4.9
GENDER
Male 1,743 1,163 61.8 58.8-64.7 184 12.0 10.2-14.1 143 10.6 8.7-12.9 166 10.0 8.4-12.0 87 5.6 4.3- 7.3
Female 1,875 1,636 84.4 82.1-86.4 114 7.1 5.8- 8.8 41 2.8 2.0- 3.9 60 4.0 3.0- 5.4 24 1.7 1.0- 2.8
RACE
White 2,969 2,307 72.2 70.1-74.2 243 9.8 8.6-11.2 142 6.7 5.6- 8.1 185 7.3 6.2- 8.6 92 4.0 3.1- 5.1
African American 537 410 72.2 66.8-77.0 46 9.5 6.8-13.2 36 9.1 6.0-13.7 32 6.3 4.2- 9.3 13 2.9 1.4- 5.7
Other 93 66 59.3 45.3-71.9 9 13.7 6.1-28.2 5 4.0 1.5-10.2 8 16.0 7.2-31.8 5 7.0 2.5-18.1
HISPANIC
Yes 48 34 60.7 42.5-76.3 5 15.6 5.4-37.1 4 9.8 3.5-24.8 5 14.0 5.3-32.2 0 0.0 . - .
No 3,554 2,752 72.0 70.0-73.9 293 9.8 8.6-11.1 179 7.1 5.9- 8.5 219 7.1 6.1- 8.3 111 4.0 3.2- 5.1
AGE
18-24 196 116 56.8 48.7-64.6 30 14.8 10.2-21.1 20 12.5 7.6-20.0 19 9.5 5.8-15.2 11 6.3 3.4-11.4
25-34 532 350 62.4 57.6-67.1 76 14.2 11.3-17.9 48 10.5 7.7-14.0 37 7.6 5.3-10.8 21 5.3 3.2- 8.6
35-44 725 511 68.8 64.8-72.4 73 10.0 7.8-12.7 39 6.1 4.4- 8.4 73 10.5 8.2-13.3 29 4.6 3.1- 6.8
45-54 808 625 75.0 71.4-78.4 67 8.9 6.9-11.5 39 5.6 4.0- 7.8 52 7.3 5.4- 9.9 25 3.1 2.0- 4.7
55-64 682 572 83.5 80.2-86.4 40 6.1 4.4- 8.4 21 3.8 2.4- 6.0 31 4.6 3.2- 6.8 18 2.0 1.2- 3.1
65+ 641 595 92.4 89.8-94.4 11 1.7 0.9- 3.1 15 2.7 1.5- 4.6 13 2.1 1.2- 3.9 7 1.0 0.5- 2.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 216 134 55.8 46.7-64.5 21 11.6 6.9-18.9 22 13.3 8.2-20.7 23 10.3 6.4-16.1 16 9.0 5.1-15.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 918 665 65.4 61.1-69.4 86 11.7 9.2-14.8 62 9.2 6.6-12.7 69 9.7 7.3-12.9 36 4.0 2.7- 5.9
Some Post-H.S. 988 772 72.8 68.9-76.3 83 9.9 7.7-12.6 38 5.5 3.7- 8.0 64 7.5 5.6- 9.9 31 4.4 2.8- 6.7
College Graduate 1,493 1,225 78.6 75.9-81.1 108 8.1 6.6- 9.9 62 5.8 4.4- 7.6 70 4.9 3.8- 6.3 28 2.6 1.6- 4.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 234 170 63.7 53.1-73.0 22 10.6 5.9-18.1 15 14.7 7.5-26.8 17 7.1 3.9-12.7 10 3.9 1.8- 8.3
$15,000- $24,999 445 316 65.7 59.7-71.2 43 12.0 8.5-16.8 32 8.8 5.9-13.0 35 8.4 5.6-12.3 19 5.1 3.0- 8.6
$25,000- $34,999 389 288 68.2 61.9-74.0 33 11.4 7.6-16.6 19 7.9 4.8-12.9 26 6.1 3.9- 9.4 23 6.3 3.9-10.2
$35,000- $49,999 570 448 73.5 68.4-78.1 47 9.4 6.9-12.9 24 5.1 3.2- 7.8 33 8.2 5.3-12.6 18 3.8 2.2- 6.5
$50,000+ 1,634 1,282 73.4 70.6-76.0 136 9.3 7.8-11.0 82 6.8 5.3- 8.6 98 7.0 5.6- 8.8 36 3.5 2.3- 5.3
Health District**
Appalachia I 206 145 65.6 57.2-73.1 24 14.7 9.4-22.4 12 5.6 3.1-10.1 13 6.1 3.2-11.0 12 8.0 4.2-14.9
Appalachia II 391 304 70.4 64.1-76.0 35 11.2 7.7-15.9 19 7.6 4.4-12.9 21 6.6 4.0-10.5 12 4.2 2.1- 8.1
Appalachia III 237 180 69.5 61.4-76.5 20 8.8 5.5-13.9 12 7.4 3.8-13.7 19 11.8 7.0-19.4 6 2.5 1.0- 6.0
Catawba 234 181 72.9 65.4-79.4 19 9.2 5.8-14.3 13 6.9 3.8-12.1 16 8.1 4.4-14.6 5 2.9 1.1- 7.6
Edisto Savannah 233 183 72.1 61.9-80.5 18 7.9 4.6-13.4 12 10.5 4.3-23.5 14 6.8 3.6-12.4 6 2.7 1.0- 6.7
Low Country 272 227 76.8 69.1-83.0 20 8.4 5.1-13.7 11 8.1 4.4-14.4 8 3.0 1.3- 6.7 6 3.7 1.4- 9.5
Palmetto 584 450 70.0 64.7-74.9 57 12.5 9.1-16.9 25 5.6 3.6- 8.5 36 6.5 4.4- 9.5 16 5.4 2.8- 9.9
Pee Dee 227 174 70.6 62.4-77.8 18 13.4 8.1-21.3 12 6.0 3.1-11.4 13 5.6 3.1- 9.9 10 4.4 2.1- 8.9
Trident 551 423 74.6 69.6-78.9 43 7.8 5.6-10.6 33 6.7 4.6- 9.7 36 8.2 5.3-12.5 16 2.7 1.5- 5.1
Upper Savannah 159 125 73.1 63.4-80.9 7 4.1 1.7- 9.7 9 9.4 4.5-18.8 15 11.9 7.0-19.7 3 1.5 0.5- 4.6
Waccamaw 332 259 73.2 67.0-78.7 20 7.4 4.7-11.6 15 5.3 3.0- 9.3 26 10.4 6.8-15.6 12 3.7 2.0- 6.7
Wateree 153 116 68.0 57.7-76.8 15 12.0 6.9-20.2 9 11.1 5.3-21.9 8 5.4 2.5-11.2 5 3.5 1.3- 8.8
Region***
Region I 365 270 68.9 62.7-74.5 31 10.0 6.6-14.9 21 7.3 4.4-11.8 28 8.6 5.7-12.8 15 5.2 2.8- 9.1
Region II 628 484 70.1 65.2-74.6 55 10.3 7.7-13.7 31 7.5 4.9-11.3 40 8.5 5.9-12.1 18 3.6 2.0- 6.1
Region III 818 631 70.9 66.6-74.9 76 11.5 8.8-14.8 38 6.0 4.2- 8.4 52 7.0 5.0- 9.7 21 4.6 2.7- 7.9
Region IV 380 290 69.6 63.3-75.3 33 12.9 8.8-18.4 21 8.0 4.8-12.9 21 5.5 3.4- 8.7 15 4.0 2.2- 7.1
Region V 233 183 72.1 61.9-80.5 18 7.9 4.6-13.4 12 10.5 4.3-23.5 14 6.8 3.6-12.4 6 2.7 1.0- 6.7
Region VI 332 259 73.2 67.0-78.7 20 7.4 4.7-11.6 15 5.3 3.0- 9.3 26 10.4 6.8-15.6 12 3.7 2.0- 6.7
Region VII 551 423 74.6 69.6-78.9 43 7.8 5.6-10.6 33 6.7 4.6- 9.7 36 8.2 5.3-12.5 16 2.7 1.5- 5.1
Region VIII 272 227 76.8 69.1-83.0 20 8.4 5.1-13.7 11 8.1 4.4-14.4 8 3.0 1.3- 6.7 6 3.7 1.4- 9.5

* This question was asked only of respondents who reported that they had at least one drink of any alcoholic beverage 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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