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BRFSS Survey Results 2007 for South Carolina

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Alcohol Consumption

Risk factor for binge drinking
(Note: Binge drinking is defined for males as having 5 or more drinks and for females as having 4 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 10,183 9,126 86.1 85.0-87.2 1,057 13.9 12.8-15.0
GENDER
Male 3,801 3,160 79.1 77.0-81.1 641 20.9 18.9-23.0
Female 6,382 5,966 92.4 91.3-93.4 416 7.6 6.6- 8.7
RACE
White 7,509 6,661 85.5 84.2-86.7 848 14.5 13.3-15.8
African American 1,990 1,852 88.8 86.1-91.1 138 11.2 8.9-13.9
Other 473 415 82.0 75.7-87.0 58 18.0 13.0-24.3
HISPANIC
Yes 159 138 78.2 66.0-86.9 21 21.8 13.1-34.0
No 9,858 8,828 86.3 85.1-87.3 1,030 13.7 12.7-14.9
AGE
18-24 348 282 81.5 76.0-86.0 66 18.5 14.0-24.0
25-34 916 742 78.1 74.2-81.5 174 21.9 18.5-25.8
35-44 1,537 1,275 81.9 79.2-84.4 262 18.1 15.6-20.8
45-54 2,129 1,867 87.3 85.4-89.0 262 12.7 11.0-14.6
55-64 2,222 2,029 91.5 89.8-92.9 193 8.5 7.1-10.2
65+ 3,031 2,931 96.8 95.9-97.6 100 3.2 2.4- 4.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,303 1,216 86.7 82.2-90.1 87 13.3 9.9-17.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,066 2,772 86.0 83.7-88.0 294 14.0 12.0-16.3
Some Post-H.S. 2,558 2,278 86.2 84.0-88.2 280 13.8 11.8-16.0
College Graduate 3,230 2,835 85.9 84.0-87.6 395 14.1 12.4-16.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,001 941 89.6 85.6-92.6 60 10.4 7.4-14.4
$15,000- $24,999 1,459 1,337 85.6 81.5-88.9 122 14.4 11.1-18.5
$25,000- $34,999 1,138 1,050 89.3 86.0-91.9 88 10.7 8.1-14.0
$35,000- $49,999 1,450 1,297 86.7 83.2-89.5 153 13.3 10.5-16.8
$50,000+ 3,700 3,142 82.8 81.0-84.5 558 17.2 15.5-19.0
Health District**
Appalachia I 735 680 89.2 84.5-92.7 55 10.8 7.3-15.5
Appalachia II 692 639 88.0 83.4-91.4 53 12.0 8.6-16.6
Appalachia III 515 467 86.8 80.9-91.0 48 13.2 9.0-19.1
Catawba 417 373 87.7 83.0-91.2 44 12.3 8.8-17.0
Edisto Savannah 1,280 1,158 88.0 85.1-90.5 122 12.0 9.5-14.9
Low Country 1,201 1,047 85.3 81.9-88.2 154 14.7 11.8-18.1
Palmetto 841 735 83.4 79.5-86.6 106 16.6 13.4-20.5
Pee Dee 789 731 89.9 86.5-92.5 58 10.1 7.5-13.5
Trident 1,227 1,046 81.4 78.2-84.2 181 18.6 15.8-21.8
Upper Savannah 612 546 84.9 80.2-88.7 66 15.1 11.3-19.8
Waccamaw 1,246 1,123 85.4 82.2-88.1 123 14.6 11.9-17.8
Wateree 496 454 87.7 82.6-91.5 42 12.3 8.5-17.4
Region***
Region I 1,347 1,226 87.3 84.1-89.9 121 12.7 10.1-15.9
Region II 1,207 1,106 87.4 84.0-90.2 101 12.6 9.8-16.0
Region III 1,258 1,108 84.8 81.8-87.3 150 15.2 12.7-18.2
Region IV 1,285 1,185 89.0 86.3-91.3 100 11.0 8.7-13.7
Region V 1,280 1,158 88.0 85.1-90.5 122 12.0 9.5-14.9
Region VI 1,246 1,123 85.4 82.2-88.1 123 14.6 11.9-17.8
Region VII 1,227 1,046 81.4 78.2-84.2 181 18.6 15.8-21.8
Region VIII 1,201 1,047 85.3 81.9-88.2 154 14.7 11.8-18.1

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

#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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