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BRFSS Survey Results 2005 for South Carolina

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Alcohol Consumption

During the past 30 days, have you had at least one drink of any alcoholic beverage such as beer, wine, a malt beverage or liquor?

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  Total #
Respondents
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 8,430 3,769 46.5 45.1-47.8 4,661 53.5 52.2-54.9
GENDER
Male 3,317 1,835 55.1 52.9-57.2 1,482 44.9 42.8-47.1
Female 5,113 1,934 38.6 37.0-40.2 3,179 61.4 59.8-63.0
RACE
White 6,342 3,065 50.4 49.0-51.9 3,277 49.6 48.1-51.0
African American 1,818 581 36.8 33.8-39.8 1,237 63.2 60.2-66.2
Other 208 99 46.8 38.5-55.4 109 53.2 44.6-61.5
HISPANIC
Yes 117 51 51.1 40.2-61.9 66 48.9 38.1-59.8
No 8,166 3,696 46.7 45.4-48.1 4,470 53.3 51.9-54.6
AGE
18-24 403 202 48.2 42.7-53.7 201 51.8 46.3-57.3
25-34 1,026 546 54.0 50.5-57.4 480 46.0 42.6-49.5
35-44 1,485 749 49.9 47.1-52.8 736 50.1 47.2-52.9
45-54 1,687 839 49.7 47.0-52.4 848 50.3 47.6-53.0
55-64 1,642 713 43.6 41.0-46.3 929 56.4 53.7-59.0
65+ 2,112 681 31.9 29.8-34.1 1,431 68.1 65.9-70.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,146 241 25.4 22.0-29.2 905 74.6 70.8-78.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,678 979 40.4 38.0-42.8 1,699 59.6 57.2-62.0
Some Post-H.S. 2,119 1,024 49.6 46.9-52.3 1,095 50.4 47.7-53.1
College Graduate 2,464 1,521 61.0 58.7-63.3 943 39.0 36.7-41.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,023 250 30.9 26.6-35.5 773 69.1 64.5-73.4
$15,000- $24,999 1,342 469 39.0 35.6-42.4 873 61.0 57.6-64.4
$25,000- $34,999 983 416 44.0 40.1-47.9 567 56.0 52.1-59.9
$35,000- $49,999 1,235 585 47.5 44.2-50.9 650 52.5 49.1-55.8
$50,000+ 2,693 1,668 61.3 59.2-63.4 1,025 38.7 36.6-40.8
Health District**
Appalachia I 529 216 45.8 40.8-51.0 313 54.2 49.0-59.2
Appalachia II 938 399 43.9 39.9-48.0 539 56.1 52.0-60.1
Appalachia III 703 245 36.4 32.1-40.8 458 63.6 59.2-67.9
Catawba 544 242 47.0 42.0-52.1 302 53.0 47.9-58.0
Edisto Savannah 631 242 41.9 36.7-47.3 389 58.1 52.7-63.3
Low Country 445 280 59.9 53.7-65.7 165 40.1 34.3-46.3
Palmetto 1,281 611 48.4 44.9-51.8 670 51.6 48.2-55.1
Pee Dee 697 240 39.1 34.5-43.8 457 60.9 56.2-65.5
Trident 994 573 57.2 53.3-60.9 421 42.8 39.1-46.7
Upper Savannah 463 169 40.0 34.7-45.5 294 60.0 54.5-65.3
Waccamaw 672 344 51.9 47.2-56.5 328 48.1 43.5-52.8
Wateree 417 167 43.5 37.8-49.5 250 56.5 50.5-62.2
Region***
Region I 992 385 43.0 39.4-46.8 607 57.0 53.2-60.6
Region II 1,641 644 40.7 37.8-43.7 997 59.3 56.3-62.2
Region III 1,825 853 48.0 45.1-50.8 972 52.0 49.2-54.9
Region IV 1,114 407 40.7 37.1-44.5 707 59.3 55.5-62.9
Region V 631 242 41.9 36.7-47.3 389 58.1 52.7-63.3
Region VI 672 344 51.9 47.2-56.5 328 48.1 43.5-52.8
Region VII 994 573 57.2 53.3-60.9 421 42.8 39.1-46.7
Region VIII 445 280 59.9 53.7-65.7 165 40.1 34.3-46.3

#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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