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BRFSS Survey Results 2007 for South Carolina

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Alcohol Consumption

During the past 30 days, how many days per week or per month did you have at least one drink of any alcoholic beverage?*

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  Total #
Respondents
No drinks 1-2 days 3-7 days 8-29 days Everyday
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,419 49 1.1 0.7- 1.7 1,192 29.0 27.0-31.1 1,230 28.0 26.1-30.0 1,432 33.2 31.1-35.3 516 8.7 7.6-10.0
GENDER
Male 2,055 21 1.0 0.5- 2.2 414 22.5 19.8-25.4 523 25.9 23.2-28.9 808 39.9 36.8-43.2 289 10.6 8.9-12.6
Female 2,364 28 1.1 0.7- 1.8 778 37.7 35.0-40.6 707 30.8 28.3-33.4 624 24.1 21.9-26.5 227 6.2 5.2- 7.5
RACE
White 3,644 31 0.6 0.4- 1.0 926 27.0 25.0-29.1 999 28.5 26.4-30.7 1,234 34.8 32.5-37.0 454 9.1 8.1-10.4
African American 554 14 1.5 0.8- 2.8 204 34.5 29.1-40.4 170 27.8 22.9-33.3 137 28.9 23.6-34.8 29 7.3 4.2-12.4
Other 179 4 4.2 1.1-14.9 49 33.6 24.2-44.5 51 24.0 16.7-33.3 50 30.7 21.3-41.9 25 7.5 4.2-13.1
HISPANIC
Yes 63 0 0.0 . - . 18 36.1 21.3-54.1 17 24.1 13.1-40.1 20 33.5 19.0-52.0 8 6.3 2.5-14.8
No 4,328 49 1.1 0.7- 1.8 1,166 28.7 26.7-30.7 1,206 28.2 26.3-30.2 1,405 33.3 31.2-35.4 502 8.7 7.6-10.0
AGE
18-24 158 2 2.8 0.6-12.4 60 41.6 32.3-51.6 45 26.8 19.0-36.4 46 26.3 18.7-35.5 5 2.5 0.9- 6.3
25-34 457 1 0.0 0.0- 0.3 159 30.6 25.7-35.9 153 31.5 26.4-37.1 126 32.3 26.8-38.2 18 5.6 3.1- 9.9
35-44 818 7 0.8 0.3- 1.7 268 30.1 26.3-34.3 240 28.2 24.5-32.2 265 34.7 30.5-39.2 38 6.2 4.2- 9.2
45-54 1,023 9 0.9 0.5- 1.9 289 28.6 25.2-32.2 326 31.2 27.8-34.8 324 32.5 29.0-36.1 75 6.8 5.2- 9.0
55-64 934 10 0.9 0.5- 1.8 211 22.0 18.8-25.6 248 25.5 22.2-29.1 330 37.7 33.8-41.9 135 13.9 11.2-16.9
65+ 1,029 20 2.7 1.5- 4.7 205 21.3 18.4-24.6 218 18.9 16.2-21.9 341 34.0 30.4-37.7 245 23.1 20.1-26.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 254 9 2.2 1.0- 4.8 82 35.7 26.3-46.3 63 19.5 13.6-27.3 69 34.4 24.7-45.6 31 8.2 5.0-13.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,053 17 1.0 0.5- 1.7 331 31.7 27.8-36.0 307 29.0 24.9-33.4 275 28.6 24.6-32.9 123 9.7 7.2-13.0
Some Post-H.S. 1,175 11 1.6 0.5- 4.6 343 33.5 29.5-37.7 332 26.2 22.9-29.8 355 30.1 26.3-34.1 134 8.7 6.7-11.3
College Graduate 1,930 12 0.6 0.3- 1.2 433 22.6 20.2-25.2 526 30.2 27.3-33.2 731 38.4 35.4-41.5 228 8.2 6.9- 9.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 203 4 2.2 0.7- 6.7 78 34.1 25.8-43.6 49 23.2 15.6-33.1 52 25.4 17.9-34.6 20 15.1 8.0-26.6
$15,000- $24,999 418 11 1.3 0.6- 2.5 140 31.6 24.9-39.0 131 28.2 22.2-35.1 106 32.2 24.6-41.0 30 6.8 3.0-14.5
$25,000- $34,999 432 10 2.0 0.9- 4.1 146 38.2 31.4-45.5 109 27.4 21.4-34.4 115 24.0 18.8-30.2 52 8.4 5.7-12.3
$35,000- $49,999 651 0 0.0 . - . 209 36.4 30.6-42.6 192 30.5 25.2-36.4 173 24.9 19.8-30.8 77 8.2 5.8-11.4
$50,000+ 2,289 14 0.5 0.2- 0.8 505 23.9 21.6-26.4 641 28.5 26.0-31.0 860 38.5 35.8-41.3 269 8.6 7.3-10.2
Health District**
Appalachia I 270 2 0.4 0.1- 2.0 82 31.5 24.6-39.3 65 22.6 17.0-29.3 91 38.1 29.7-47.2 30 7.4 4.9-11.1
Appalachia II 294 2 0.6 0.1- 2.2 84 29.6 23.1-37.0 80 24.4 19.1-30.7 104 39.7 32.4-47.4 24 5.7 3.5- 9.3
Appalachia III 187 4 1.1 0.4- 3.1 61 34.0 25.4-43.8 51 30.8 22.0-41.2 56 26.3 18.6-35.8 15 7.7 3.2-17.3
Catawba 171 1 0.5 0.1- 3.2 45 27.0 19.4-36.2 52 28.5 21.0-37.3 57 37.5 28.6-47.4 16 6.5 3.8-11.0
Edisto Savannah 509 10 1.5 0.7- 3.2 149 29.4 24.5-34.9 152 31.1 26.0-36.8 145 27.9 23.2-33.1 53 10.1 6.7-14.9
Low Country 662 6 0.6 0.3- 1.5 122 22.3 17.7-27.8 169 27.3 22.2-33.1 250 37.7 32.5-43.3 115 12.0 9.5-15.1
Palmetto 426 3 1.6 0.3- 7.6 134 31.3 26.0-37.2 112 26.6 21.7-32.2 137 32.2 26.9-38.1 40 8.3 5.6-11.9
Pee Dee 229 4 1.1 0.4- 3.0 72 32.0 24.8-40.1 70 30.7 23.4-39.1 62 25.6 19.1-33.2 21 10.7 6.4-17.4
Trident 664 4 0.7 0.3- 2.1 171 25.2 21.1-29.8 179 27.8 23.5-32.6 229 35.7 31.0-40.7 81 10.5 7.9-14.0
Upper Savannah 208 3 1.0 0.3- 3.3 61 32.5 23.9-42.5 58 31.9 24.0-41.0 64 25.9 19.4-33.7 22 8.6 5.1-14.3
Waccamaw 595 7 2.1 0.8- 5.3 146 26.2 21.6-31.5 179 30.4 25.7-35.5 185 31.6 26.8-36.8 78 9.6 7.2-12.7
Wateree 164 3 1.6 0.4- 6.0 55 31.9 23.4-41.7 48 27.5 20.1-36.4 42 30.9 22.1-41.3 16 8.1 4.4-14.5
Region***
Region I 478 5 0.7 0.3- 1.8 143 32.0 26.4-38.1 123 26.8 21.9-32.4 155 32.5 26.8-38.9 52 7.9 5.7-11.0
Region II 481 6 0.8 0.3- 1.8 145 31.4 26.1-37.3 131 27.1 22.1-32.7 160 34.1 28.6-40.2 39 6.6 4.0-10.6
Region III 597 4 1.3 0.3- 5.4 179 30.1 25.6-35.0 164 27.1 22.9-31.8 194 33.7 29.0-38.7 56 7.8 5.7-10.6
Region IV 393 7 1.3 0.6- 3.0 127 31.9 26.3-38.1 118 29.4 24.0-35.4 104 27.7 22.3-33.9 37 9.6 6.5-14.1
Region V 509 10 1.5 0.7- 3.2 149 29.4 24.5-34.9 152 31.1 26.0-36.8 145 27.9 23.2-33.1 53 10.1 6.7-14.9
Region VI 595 7 2.1 0.8- 5.3 146 26.2 21.6-31.5 179 30.4 25.7-35.5 185 31.6 26.8-36.8 78 9.6 7.2-12.7
Region VII 664 4 0.7 0.3- 2.1 171 25.2 21.1-29.8 179 27.8 23.5-32.6 229 35.7 31.0-40.7 81 10.5 7.9-14.0
Region VIII 662 6 0.6 0.3- 1.5 122 22.3 17.7-27.8 169 27.3 22.2-33.1 250 37.7 32.5-43.3 115 12.0 9.5-15.1

* This question was asked only of respondents who reported that they had at least one drink of any alcoholic beverage during the past 30 days.

#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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