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BRFSS Survey Results 2007 for South Carolina

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Alcohol Consumption

During the past 30 days, what is the largest number of drinks you had on any occasion? *

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  Total #
Respondents
1-2 drinks 3-5 drinks 6-10 drinks 11 or more
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,284 2,408 50.1 47.9-52.4 1,304 30.2 28.2-32.3 440 13.9 12.3-15.7 132 5.8 4.6- 7.3
GENDER
Male 1,978 832 37.1 34.0-40.3 712 33.9 30.9-37.1 316 19.3 16.8-22.2 118 9.7 7.6-12.2
Female 2,306 1,576 67.3 64.6-69.9 592 25.2 22.9-27.7 124 6.7 5.3- 8.5 14 0.7 0.3- 1.4
RACE
White 3,574 2,007 50.9 48.6-53.3 1,103 30.5 28.4-32.7 363 13.2 11.6-15.0 101 5.3 4.1- 6.9
African American 507 296 50.5 44.2-56.7 147 30.0 24.6-35.9 50 16.0 11.2-22.5 14 3.5 1.9- 6.6
Other 166 82 40.1 30.3-50.8 45 28.3 18.9-40.0 25 16.2 9.7-25.7 14 15.4 8.1-27.3
HISPANIC
Yes 62 29 35.2 21.9-51.3 18 25.9 13.2-44.4 10 21.1 10.2-38.6 5 17.8 6.7-39.2
No 4,197 2,365 50.6 48.3-52.8 1,279 30.4 28.4-32.5 428 13.7 12.1-15.5 125 5.3 4.2- 6.7
AGE
18-24 139 57 42.6 32.6-53.2 42 29.5 20.5-40.3 21 15.3 9.5-23.8 19 12.7 7.1-21.5
25-34 439 199 41.0 35.4-46.9 122 27.6 22.6-33.1 83 20.3 15.7-25.9 35 11.2 7.6-16.1
35-44 796 397 48.6 44.2-53.1 247 29.6 25.7-33.8 125 17.4 14.1-21.3 27 4.3 2.6- 7.0
45-54 1,003 519 49.6 45.8-53.5 341 35.1 31.4-38.9 107 11.5 9.2-14.3 36 3.7 2.5- 5.7
55-64 908 538 58.8 54.7-62.9 280 30.1 26.5-34.0 78 8.9 6.8-11.5 12 2.1 1.0- 4.5
65+ 999 698 68.4 64.5-72.0 272 28.6 25.1-32.4 26 2.7 1.7- 4.1 3 0.3 0.1- 1.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 221 104 29.5 21.9-38.4 52 30.3 20.4-42.4 38 18.4 11.7-27.7 27 21.9 13.1-34.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,013 534 48.1 43.5-52.7 302 27.6 23.9-31.7 125 16.6 13.0-21.0 52 7.7 5.5-10.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,146 673 53.2 49.0-57.4 324 28.2 24.5-32.3 117 14.5 11.5-18.1 32 4.0 2.6- 6.1
College Graduate 1,899 1,093 53.3 50.2-56.4 625 33.2 30.4-36.3 160 10.8 8.9-13.0 21 2.6 1.5- 4.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 189 107 47.6 37.5-57.9 52 28.1 20.3-37.4 20 17.8 10.0-29.8 10 6.5 2.9-14.0
$15,000- $24,999 389 213 41.8 34.3-49.7 111 29.3 22.2-37.5 46 19.7 12.7-29.3 19 9.2 5.1-16.0
$25,000- $34,999 412 247 58.6 51.4-65.5 108 22.6 17.4-28.8 40 11.8 8.0-17.2 17 7.0 3.9-12.3
$35,000- $49,999 639 369 47.2 41.2-53.3 189 31.4 25.9-37.6 58 12.9 8.9-18.4 23 8.4 4.7-14.6
$50,000+ 2,247 1,200 49.4 46.6-52.2 746 32.8 30.2-35.5 257 14.7 12.7-17.0 44 3.1 2.2- 4.5
Health District**
Appalachia I 260 167 59.0 50.1-67.3 63 24.3 18.3-31.6 26 14.4 7.8-25.2 4 2.2 0.8- 5.9
Appalachia II 283 181 54.4 46.6-62.1 71 25.5 19.2-32.9 20 11.1 6.6-18.1 11 9.0 4.7-16.4
Appalachia III 181 105 52.2 41.9-62.3 53 29.7 21.3-39.9 16 11.0 5.5-20.8 7 7.1 2.5-18.1
Catawba 168 96 54.2 44.8-63.3 44 25.5 18.5-34.1 18 12.8 7.5-21.2 10 7.4 3.5-15.0
Edisto Savannah 482 287 54.3 48.2-60.2 133 27.8 23.0-33.2 47 13.8 9.4-19.9 15 4.1 2.3- 7.2
Low Country 650 344 47.4 41.8-53.1 238 32.9 28.2-37.9 58 15.0 10.6-20.7 10 4.7 1.7-12.6
Palmetto 417 228 48.1 42.2-54.1 133 34.6 29.0-40.6 39 11.6 8.1-16.5 17 5.6 3.1-10.0
Pee Dee 212 118 52.8 44.2-61.2 64 29.7 22.8-37.8 23 12.4 7.6-19.5 7 5.1 2.3-11.1
Trident 651 328 44.8 39.8-49.8 223 33.6 29.0-38.6 86 18.1 14.1-22.9 14 3.5 1.9- 6.4
Upper Savannah 199 94 44.5 35.2-54.2 73 36.6 28.2-46.0 23 12.1 7.3-19.4 9 6.7 3.2-13.8
Waccamaw 586 351 49.7 44.3-55.1 156 26.8 22.4-31.7 58 15.3 11.5-20.2 21 8.2 5.1-13.0
Wateree 156 83 44.3 34.9-54.1 43 26.1 18.6-35.3 24 24.4 15.9-35.5 6 5.3 1.9-13.5
Region***
Region I 459 261 52.4 46.0-58.7 136 29.9 24.7-35.8 49 13.4 8.8-19.8 13 4.3 2.3- 7.8
Region II 464 286 53.5 47.2-59.7 124 27.2 22.0-33.2 36 11.1 7.3-16.4 18 8.2 4.7-13.8
Region III 585 324 49.8 44.7-54.8 177 32.1 27.5-37.1 57 12.0 8.8-16.0 27 6.1 3.8- 9.6
Region IV 368 201 49.3 42.8-55.8 107 28.2 22.9-34.2 47 17.3 12.5-23.5 13 5.2 2.8- 9.5
Region V 482 287 54.3 48.2-60.2 133 27.8 23.0-33.2 47 13.8 9.4-19.9 15 4.1 2.3- 7.2
Region VI 586 351 49.7 44.3-55.1 156 26.8 22.4-31.7 58 15.3 11.5-20.2 21 8.2 5.1-13.0
Region VII 651 328 44.8 39.8-49.8 223 33.6 29.0-38.6 86 18.1 14.1-22.9 14 3.5 1.9- 6.4
Region VIII 650 344 47.4 41.8-53.1 238 32.9 28.2-37.9 58 15.0 10.6-20.7 10 4.7 1.7-12.6

* 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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