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BRFSS Survey Results 2006 for South Carolina

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Alcohol Consumption

Risk factor for binge drinking where binge drinking is defined as having 5 or more drinks on 1 occasion.*

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  Total #
Respondents
Not at Risk At Risk
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 8,773 7,863 86.6 85.5-87.6 910 13.4 12.4-14.5
GENDER
Male 3,346 2,802 80.5 78.5-82.3 544 19.5 17.7-21.5
Female 5,427 5,061 92.1 91.0-93.1 366 7.9 6.9- 9.0
RACE
White 6,668 5,911 85.2 83.9-86.4 757 14.8 13.6-16.1
African American 1,790 1,668 90.9 88.7-92.7 122 9.1 7.3-11.3
Other 234 204 82.1 73.4-88.5 30 17.9 11.5-26.6
HISPANIC
Yes 178 157 85.4 76.8-91.2 21 14.6 8.8-23.2
No 8,427 7,542 86.5 85.3-87.5 885 13.5 12.5-14.7
AGE
18-24 326 252 74.8 68.6-80.1 74 25.2 19.9-31.4
25-34 933 738 79.6 76.5-82.5 195 20.4 17.5-23.5
35-44 1,407 1,181 83.4 80.9-85.7 226 16.6 14.3-19.1
45-54 1,766 1,538 87.3 85.3-89.1 228 12.7 10.9-14.7
55-64 1,832 1,705 93.7 92.3-94.8 127 6.3 5.2- 7.7
65+ 2,428 2,373 98.3 97.7-98.7 55 1.7 1.3- 2.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,276 1,187 89.2 86.1-91.7 89 10.8 8.3-13.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,689 2,439 87.1 85.0-89.0 250 12.9 11.0-15.0
Some Post-H.S. 2,169 1,933 86.1 83.7-88.1 236 13.9 11.9-16.3
College Graduate 2,614 2,279 85.1 83.2-86.8 335 14.9 13.2-16.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,049 983 92.9 90.4-94.8 66 7.1 5.2- 9.6
$15,000- $24,999 1,317 1,223 89.2 86.0-91.8 94 10.8 8.2-14.0
$25,000- $34,999 984 874 83.9 79.7-87.4 110 16.1 12.6-20.3
$35,000- $49,999 1,228 1,079 85.6 82.7-88.0 149 14.4 12.0-17.3
$50,000+ 2,955 2,528 83.4 81.5-85.1 427 16.6 14.9-18.5
Health District**
Appalachia I 696 640 89.5 85.9-92.3 56 10.5 7.7-14.1
Appalachia II 639 588 91.4 88.4-93.7 51 8.6 6.3-11.6
Appalachia III 487 454 91.1 86.9-94.1 33 8.9 5.9-13.1
Catawba 370 326 83.6 78.0-88.0 44 16.4 12.0-22.0
Edisto Savannah 1,028 942 89.0 86.0-91.5 86 11.0 8.5-14.0
Low Country 916 807 83.9 80.1-87.1 109 16.1 12.9-19.9
Palmetto 834 728 83.3 79.5-86.5 106 16.7 13.5-20.5
Pee Dee 728 667 88.2 84.2-91.3 61 11.8 8.7-15.8
Trident 1,011 856 81.8 78.3-84.9 155 18.2 15.1-21.7
Upper Savannah 567 523 89.5 84.3-93.1 44 10.5 6.9-15.7
Waccamaw 924 810 84.4 81.0-87.3 114 15.6 12.7-19.0
Wateree 473 430 87.3 82.4-91.1 43 12.7 8.9-17.6
Region***
Region I 1,263 1,163 89.5 86.6-91.9 100 10.5 8.1-13.4
Region II 1,126 1,042 91.3 88.9-93.2 84 8.7 6.8-11.1
Region III 1,204 1,054 83.4 80.3-86.0 150 16.6 14.0-19.7
Region IV 1,201 1,097 87.8 84.8-90.3 104 12.2 9.7-15.2
Region V 1,028 942 89.0 86.0-91.5 86 11.0 8.5-14.0
Region VI 924 810 84.4 81.0-87.3 114 15.6 12.7-19.0
Region VII 1,011 856 81.8 78.3-84.9 155 18.2 15.1-21.7
Region VIII 916 807 83.9 80.1-87.1 109 16.1 12.9-19.9

*Data in this table was derived from the Alcohol Consumption questions.

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50 and confidence intervals with width greater than 20. 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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