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BRFSS Survey Results 2006 for South Carolina

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Alcohol Consumption

Risk factor for heavy drinking among women (Note: Heavy drinking is defined as having an average of more than 1 drinks per day)*

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  Total #
Respondents
Not at Risk At Risk
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,430 5,223 96.4 95.7-97.0 207 3.6 3.0- 4.3
GENDER
Female 5,430 5,223 96.4 95.7-97.0 207 3.6 3.0- 4.3
RACE
White 4,000 3,819 95.7 94.8-96.5 181 4.3 3.5- 5.2
African American 1,251 1,231 98.5 97.2-99.2 20 1.5 0.8- 2.8
Other 123 118 93.2 82.7-97.5 5 6.8 2.5-17.3
HISPANIC
Yes 108 104 95.0 84.2-98.6 4 5.0 1.4-15.8
No 5,218 5,017 96.4 95.7-97.0 201 3.6 3.0- 4.3
AGE
18-24 191 184 95.5 90.0-98.0 7 4.5 2.0-10.0
25-34 574 551 95.5 92.9-97.2 23 4.5 2.8- 7.1
35-44 878 839 96.3 94.6-97.5 39 3.7 2.5- 5.4
45-54 1,114 1,064 96.3 95.0-97.3 50 3.7 2.7- 5.0
55-64 1,069 1,030 97.2 96.0-98.1 39 2.8 1.9- 4.0
65+ 1,540 1,493 97.3 96.3-98.1 47 2.7 1.9- 3.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 796 783 96.8 93.3-98.5 13 3.2 1.5- 6.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,680 1,641 98.3 97.3-98.8 39 1.7 1.2- 2.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,400 1,337 95.7 94.0-96.9 63 4.3 3.1- 6.0
College Graduate 1,536 1,444 94.9 93.4-96.1 92 5.1 3.9- 6.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 780 765 98.1 96.4-99.0 15 1.9 1.0- 3.6
$15,000- $24,999 859 842 97.9 95.9-98.9 17 2.1 1.1- 4.1
$25,000- $34,999 591 572 97.1 94.8-98.4 19 2.9 1.6- 5.2
$35,000- $49,999 731 695 96.0 93.5-97.5 36 4.0 2.5- 6.5
$50,000+ 1,585 1,486 94.6 93.1-95.8 99 5.4 4.2- 6.9
Health District**
Appalachia I 408 391 96.4 93.8-97.9 17 3.6 2.1- 6.2
Appalachia II 382 370 97.9 96.0-98.9 12 2.1 1.1- 4.0
Appalachia III 301 294 97.0 92.7-98.8 7 3.0 1.2- 7.3
Catawba 215 208 96.3 91.8-98.4 7 3.7 1.6- 8.2
Edisto Savannah 655 633 97.4 95.9-98.4 22 2.6 1.6- 4.1
Low Country 587 554 94.3 91.6-96.1 33 5.7 3.9- 8.4
Palmetto 525 503 94.9 91.7-96.9 22 5.1 3.1- 8.3
Pee Dee 474 468 98.9 97.5-99.5 6 1.1 0.5- 2.5
Trident 623 587 95.2 93.0-96.7 36 4.8 3.3- 7.0
Upper Savannah 337 325 97.3 95.1-98.5 12 2.7 1.5- 4.9
Waccamaw 553 526 94.4 90.7-96.7 27 5.6 3.3- 9.3
Wateree 302 297 98.0 94.7-99.3 5 2.0 0.7- 5.3
Region***
Region I 745 716 96.8 95.2-97.9 29 3.2 2.1- 4.8
Region II 683 664 97.5 95.5-98.6 19 2.5 1.4- 4.5
Region III 740 711 95.3 92.9-96.9 29 4.7 3.1- 7.1
Region IV 776 765 98.6 97.2-99.3 11 1.4 0.7- 2.8
Region V 655 633 97.4 95.9-98.4 22 2.6 1.6- 4.1
Region VI 553 526 94.4 90.7-96.7 27 5.6 3.3- 9.3
Region VII 623 587 95.2 93.0-96.7 36 4.8 3.3- 7.0
Region VIII 587 554 94.3 91.6-96.1 33 5.7 3.9- 8.4

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

#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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