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BRFSS Survey Results 2006 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 8,980 3,935 46.1 44.6-47.5 5,045 53.9 52.5-55.4
GENDER
Male 3,464 1,873 55.0 52.8-57.3 1,591 45.0 42.7-47.2
Female 5,516 2,062 37.8 36.1-39.5 3,454 62.2 60.5-63.9
RACE
White 6,809 3,316 51.4 49.8-52.9 3,493 48.6 47.1-50.2
African American 1,843 500 32.6 29.5-35.8 1,343 67.4 64.2-70.5
Other 246 104 45.7 37.4-54.3 142 54.3 45.7-62.6
HISPANIC
Yes 181 79 48.3 38.5-58.1 102 51.7 41.9-61.5
No 8,623 3,826 46.3 44.9-47.8 4,797 53.7 52.2-55.1
AGE
18-24 337 171 51.6 45.2-58.0 166 48.4 42.0-54.8
25-34 944 503 52.1 48.3-56.0 441 47.9 44.0-51.7
35-44 1,429 732 52.3 49.1-55.5 697 47.7 44.5-50.9
45-54 1,816 864 48.9 46.1-51.8 952 51.1 48.2-53.9
55-64 1,885 812 40.9 38.3-43.5 1,073 59.1 56.5-61.7
65+ 2,484 820 29.9 27.8-32.1 1,664 70.1 67.9-72.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,319 289 27.8 24.3-31.6 1,030 72.2 68.4-75.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,753 970 39.0 36.5-41.6 1,783 61.0 58.4-63.5
Some Post-H.S. 2,214 1,023 48.6 45.8-51.5 1,191 51.4 48.5-54.2
College Graduate 2,667 1,644 60.5 58.0-62.9 1,023 39.5 37.1-42.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,074 236 25.2 21.6-29.1 838 74.8 70.9-78.4
$15,000- $24,999 1,347 392 33.8 30.1-37.8 955 66.2 62.2-69.9
$25,000- $34,999 1,010 406 43.5 39.2-48.0 604 56.5 52.0-60.8
$35,000- $49,999 1,250 602 47.7 44.0-51.5 648 52.3 48.5-56.0
$50,000+ 2,998 1,879 61.6 59.3-63.8 1,119 38.4 36.2-40.7
Health District**
Appalachia I 710 262 41.6 36.7-46.7 448 58.4 53.3-63.3
Appalachia II 654 301 45.5 40.9-50.2 353 54.5 49.8-59.1
Appalachia III 499 177 39.4 34.0-45.0 322 60.6 55.0-66.0
Catawba 380 152 43.6 37.7-49.7 228 56.4 50.3-62.3
Edisto Savannah 1,059 410 42.2 38.3-46.1 649 57.8 53.9-61.7
Low Country 936 513 53.2 48.7-57.6 423 46.8 42.4-51.3
Palmetto 847 418 52.0 47.8-56.1 429 48.0 43.9-52.2
Pee Dee 739 236 34.4 30.1-39.0 503 65.6 61.0-69.9
Trident 1,036 567 54.6 50.6-58.6 469 45.4 41.4-49.4
Upper Savannah 581 203 38.5 33.1-44.2 378 61.5 55.8-66.9
Waccamaw 948 480 52.3 48.2-56.4 468 47.7 43.6-51.8
Wateree 482 178 41.3 35.7-47.2 304 58.7 52.8-64.3
Region***
Region I 1,291 465 40.2 36.6-44.0 826 59.8 56.0-63.4
Region II 1,153 478 42.7 39.2-46.3 675 57.3 53.7-60.8
Region III 1,227 570 49.3 45.9-52.8 657 50.7 47.2-54.1
Region IV 1,221 414 37.2 33.7-40.8 807 62.8 59.2-66.3
Region V 1,059 410 42.2 38.3-46.1 649 57.8 53.9-61.7
Region VI 948 480 52.3 48.2-56.4 468 47.7 43.6-51.8
Region VII 1,036 567 54.6 50.6-58.6 469 45.4 41.4-49.4
Region VIII 936 513 53.2 48.7-57.6 423 46.8 42.4-51.3

#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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