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BRFSS Survey Results 2007 for South Carolina

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Alcohol Consumption

Considering all types of alcoholic beverages, how many times during the past 30 days
did you have 5 or more drinks for men or 4 or more drinks for women on an occasion? *

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  Total #
Respondents
None Once Twice 3-7 times 8-30 times
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,393 3,336 69.8 67.6-71.9 356 9.2 8.0-10.5 236 6.5 5.5- 7.7 321 9.5 8.2-11.1 144 5.0 3.9- 6.4
GENDER
Male 2,039 1,398 62.2 59.0-65.4 183 9.8 8.1-11.8 141 7.9 6.4- 9.7 205 12.2 10.1-14.6 112 7.9 6.0-10.3
Female 2,354 1,938 79.8 77.3-82.2 173 8.3 6.9-10.1 95 4.6 3.5- 6.0 116 6.1 4.6- 8.0 32 1.1 0.7- 1.8
RACE
White 3,648 2,800 71.4 69.1-73.5 299 9.4 8.1-10.8 187 6.0 5.0- 7.2 253 9.1 7.7-10.7 109 4.2 3.1- 5.6
African American 530 392 67.6 61.2-73.4 40 9.6 6.5-14.0 34 6.2 4.1- 9.4 46 11.6 7.7-17.3 18 4.9 2.4- 9.6
Other 175 117 61.3 50.4-71.2 12 6.1 2.9-12.2 13 11.0 6.2-19.0 18 9.0 4.5-17.2 15 12.5 6.3-23.6
HISPANIC
Yes 65 44 58.5 41.0-74.1 5 7.9 2.8-20.6 4 8.5 3.0-21.7 6 13.5 5.0-31.7 6 11.6 3.4-33.0
No 4,303 3,273 70.2 68.0-72.3 350 9.3 8.1-10.6 231 6.4 5.4- 7.6 312 9.4 8.0-11.0 137 4.7 3.6- 6.1
AGE
18-24 155 89 61.2 51.5-70.1 17 8.7 5.0-14.6 13 8.9 5.0-15.4 24 12.3 7.5-19.4 12 9.0 4.4-17.2
25-34 453 279 58.5 52.5-64.3 59 11.4 8.3-15.5 39 7.9 5.5-11.2 56 16.2 11.9-21.8 20 6.0 3.4-10.3
35-44 808 546 66.7 62.3-70.9 106 12.0 9.6-15.0 49 6.8 4.9- 9.3 70 8.0 6.1-10.5 37 6.4 3.9-10.3
45-54 1,019 757 73.3 69.7-76.6 87 9.7 7.6-12.3 63 6.9 5.0- 9.5 85 7.4 5.7- 9.5 27 2.7 1.7- 4.2
55-64 931 738 79.2 75.5-82.4 61 5.7 4.2- 7.8 42 4.3 2.8- 6.5 57 6.5 4.7- 8.9 33 4.4 2.8- 6.8
65+ 1,027 927 89.6 86.7-91.9 26 2.3 1.4- 3.7 30 2.9 1.9- 4.4 29 4.0 2.4- 6.5 15 1.3 0.7- 2.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 234 147 52.4 41.6-63.0 18 9.8 5.3-17.5 12 4.9 2.3-10.1 36 13.4 8.5-20.6 21 19.4 10.9-32.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,031 737 64.9 60.2-69.3 91 9.7 7.4-12.7 57 6.2 4.4- 8.6 100 13.2 9.9-17.4 46 6.0 4.0- 8.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,178 898 70.8 66.7-74.5 85 8.8 6.7-11.6 71 7.0 5.2- 9.5 88 9.8 7.3-13.1 36 3.5 2.3- 5.2
College Graduate 1,943 1,548 75.9 73.0-78.7 162 8.9 7.3-10.7 96 6.7 5.1- 8.6 96 6.0 4.6- 7.9 41 2.5 1.5- 4.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 197 137 60.5 49.7-70.3 17 15.6 8.9-25.8 6 3.1 1.1- 8.6 22 10.0 6.1-16.2 15 10.8 4.9-22.1
$15,000- $24,999 409 287 56.9 48.3-65.0 37 9.4 5.9-14.6 22 4.8 2.7- 8.3 40 19.2 12.5-28.4 23 9.8 5.2-17.5
$25,000- $34,999 419 331 74.9 68.0-80.7 32 9.3 5.5-15.3 18 4.9 2.6- 9.1 29 8.3 5.3-12.8 9 2.5 1.2- 5.4
$35,000- $49,999 651 498 70.2 63.8-75.9 52 7.5 5.1-11.0 38 6.6 4.3-10.1 44 10.8 7.1-16.3 19 4.8 2.1-10.7
$50,000+ 2,283 1,725 71.6 68.9-74.1 203 10.0 8.4-11.8 129 6.9 5.5- 8.6 159 7.9 6.4- 9.6 67 3.7 2.7- 5.1
Health District**
Appalachia I 265 210 73.2 63.7-81.0 17 6.6 3.9-10.9 11 5.5 2.5-11.5 15 10.1 4.4-21.6 12 4.6 2.3- 8.7
Appalachia II 291 238 75.0 66.9-81.7 18 6.7 3.7-11.6 14 4.5 2.4- 8.3 15 8.3 4.5-14.7 6 5.5 2.1-13.7
Appalachia III 186 138 70.1 59.2-79.1 21 9.6 5.3-16.9 5 2.6 0.9- 6.8 15 12.9 6.7-23.3 7 4.9 1.4-15.4
Catawba 169 125 68.9 59.4-77.1 14 11.6 6.5-19.9 10 8.1 3.9-16.0 13 8.7 4.6-15.7 7 2.7 1.2- 5.9
Edisto Savannah 503 381 71.0 65.0-76.4 40 9.7 6.3-14.8 27 6.0 3.8- 9.6 39 9.9 6.6-14.7 16 3.3 1.9- 5.9
Low Country 661 507 70.8 65.0-76.0 58 9.6 6.7-13.6 38 6.7 4.3-10.3 43 9.3 6.0-13.9 15 3.7 1.8- 7.4
Palmetto 433 327 68.6 62.5-74.2 33 8.2 5.6-11.9 24 6.2 4.0- 9.6 33 10.3 6.8-15.3 16 6.6 3.6-11.9
Pee Dee 222 164 70.9 62.6-78.0 20 10.6 6.2-17.6 18 9.4 5.4-15.9 15 7.3 4.2-12.5 5 1.8 0.7- 4.6
Trident 665 484 66.9 61.9-71.6 56 9.8 7.4-13.0 45 8.9 6.3-12.6 57 8.6 6.3-11.7 23 5.7 3.4- 9.4
Upper Savannah 205 139 63.1 53.6-71.6 31 15.6 10.0-23.4 11 7.8 3.6-16.1 17 9.5 5.4-16.2 7 4.0 1.6-10.1
Waccamaw 593 470 69.3 63.7-74.5 36 9.2 6.2-13.4 23 5.1 3.0- 8.6 42 10.1 7.0-14.3 22 6.3 3.8-10.3
Wateree 159 117 64.7 54.1-74.1 10 7.5 3.3-16.3 8 9.7 4.2-21.0 16 11.7 6.8-19.5 8 6.3 2.9-13.4
Region***
Region I 470 349 68.6 62.0-74.5 48 10.7 7.6-14.8 22 6.6 3.8-11.1 32 9.8 5.8-16.2 19 4.3 2.5- 7.4
Region II 477 376 73.0 66.6-78.5 39 7.9 5.2-11.8 19 3.7 2.2- 6.2 30 10.2 6.5-15.6 13 5.2 2.4-10.8
Region III 602 452 68.7 63.6-73.4 47 9.1 6.6-12.4 34 6.7 4.6- 9.7 46 9.9 7.0-13.8 23 5.6 3.2- 9.5
Region IV 381 281 68.4 61.9-74.3 30 9.4 6.0-14.4 26 9.5 5.9-15.0 31 9.1 6.1-13.2 13 3.6 1.9- 6.6
Region V 503 381 71.0 65.0-76.4 40 9.7 6.3-14.8 27 6.0 3.8- 9.6 39 9.9 6.6-14.7 16 3.3 1.9- 5.9
Region VI 593 470 69.3 63.7-74.5 36 9.2 6.2-13.4 23 5.1 3.0- 8.6 42 10.1 7.0-14.3 22 6.3 3.8-10.3
Region VII 665 484 66.9 61.9-71.6 56 9.8 7.4-13.0 45 8.9 6.3-12.6 57 8.6 6.3-11.7 23 5.7 3.4- 9.4
Region VIII 661 507 70.8 65.0-76.0 58 9.6 6.7-13.6 38 6.7 4.3-10.3 43 9.3 6.0-13.9 15 3.7 1.8- 7.4

* 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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