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BRFSS Survey Results 2008 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
None 1-2 days 3-7 days 8-29 days 30 days
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,825 43 1.1 0.7- 1.7 1,022 28.5 26.2-31.0 1,081 30.6 28.2-33.1 1,273 32.7 30.2-35.2 406 7.2 6.1- 8.4
GENDER
Male 1,763 14 0.8 0.4- 1.8 370 24.0 20.8-27.6 460 28.4 25.2-32.0 691 38.4 34.8-42.1 228 8.3 6.7-10.2
Female 2,062 29 1.4 0.9- 2.3 652 34.3 31.0-37.8 621 33.3 29.9-37.0 582 25.2 22.5-28.2 178 5.7 4.6- 7.1
RACE
White 2,935 23 0.9 0.5- 1.6 693 25.2 22.7-27.9 834 30.9 28.2-33.7 1,036 34.7 32.0-37.5 349 8.4 7.1- 9.9
African American 681 13 1.6 0.7- 3.3 275 38.1 32.0-44.7 173 26.4 20.9-32.6 185 30.4 24.4-37.3 35 3.5 2.1- 5.9
Other 165 3 0.7 0.2- 2.7 47 36.7 25.8-49.2 61 37.8 26.9-50.2 38 19.8 11.4-32.1 16 4.9 2.4- 9.8
HISPANIC
Yes 65 3 1.9 0.5- 6.9 20 35.5 20.3-54.4 27 39.4 22.4-59.5 12 21.9 7.5-49.5 3 1.2 0.4- 4.1
No 3,730 38 1.0 0.7- 1.7 996 28.4 26.0-30.9 1,045 30.3 27.9-32.8 1,251 33.0 30.5-35.5 400 7.4 6.3- 8.6
AGE
18-24 125 0 0.0 . - . 43 34.9 24.0-47.6 33 29.4 18.9-42.7 45 33.8 22.9-46.8 4 1.9 0.5- 6.8
25-34 418 2 0.7 0.1- 3.5 138 34.6 28.5-41.2 137 30.7 25.0-37.0 130 30.7 24.6-37.6 11 3.3 1.5- 7.4
35-44 655 9 1.2 0.5- 2.7 203 31.5 26.4-37.0 222 35.3 30.0-41.0 192 27.9 23.4-32.8 29 4.1 2.4- 7.1
45-54 847 6 1.2 0.4- 3.5 220 23.7 19.7-28.3 260 30.8 26.5-35.6 301 38.5 33.7-43.5 60 5.7 4.0- 8.1
55-64 845 15 1.6 0.8- 3.2 220 24.5 20.6-28.8 221 28.9 24.2-34.1 297 34.7 30.3-39.5 92 10.3 7.7-13.6
65+ 935 11 1.5 0.7- 3.2 198 20.0 16.8-23.7 208 24.6 20.8-29.0 308 31.6 27.8-35.7 210 22.2 18.9-26.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 237 11 5.0 2.0-12.1 70 21.7 15.0-30.5 70 39.2 28.1-51.6 55 25.4 15.8-38.2 31 8.6 5.2-13.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,006 11 0.5 0.3- 1.1 304 35.6 30.7-40.9 279 27.6 23.2-32.5 315 30.0 25.5-34.9 97 6.3 4.6- 8.4
Some Post-H.S. 1,007 9 0.9 0.4- 2.3 306 31.2 26.6-36.2 293 31.9 27.4-36.8 305 29.0 24.6-33.8 94 7.0 4.8-10.1
College Graduate 1,574 12 0.9 0.4- 1.8 342 23.3 19.9-27.0 438 30.0 26.5-33.9 598 38.2 34.4-42.2 184 7.6 6.2- 9.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 238 10 3.7 1.4- 9.2 82 29.6 21.4-39.4 55 30.8 21.8-41.5 67 29.4 21.0-39.4 24 6.5 3.6-11.5
$15,000- $24,999 417 6 0.6 0.3- 1.5 132 27.7 21.4-35.1 120 35.2 26.6-44.8 122 31.1 23.0-40.6 37 5.3 3.2- 8.5
$25,000- $34,999 360 8 1.8 0.8- 4.1 109 38.1 29.8-47.3 96 25.3 18.8-33.0 114 29.5 21.8-38.5 33 5.4 3.2- 8.8
$35,000- $49,999 536 1 0.1 0.0- 0.5 155 31.1 24.9-38.1 156 29.1 23.0-36.0 168 31.5 25.3-38.4 56 8.2 5.7-11.8
$50,000+ 1,890 12 0.9 0.4- 1.9 437 26.6 23.4-30.0 539 30.4 27.3-33.7 702 35.6 32.4-39.0 200 6.5 5.3- 8.0
Health District**
Appalachia I 149 3 3.3 0.9-10.9 35 23.8 16.4-33.3 36 26.3 18.2-36.5 59 38.9 29.7-49.0 16 7.7 4.4-13.1
Appalachia II 251 3 0.4 0.1- 1.7 53 24.5 17.2-33.6 76 35.5 27.3-44.5 94 34.0 25.9-43.1 25 5.7 3.3- 9.5
Appalachia III 197 3 1.1 0.3- 3.6 62 33.8 24.6-44.4 53 28.0 18.7-39.6 59 29.5 21.2-39.4 20 7.6 4.1-13.6
Catawba 92 2 2.1 0.5- 8.6 27 31.9 20.5-45.9 31 34.3 23.9-46.4 27 27.2 17.8-39.3 5 4.4 1.3-14.4
Edisto Savannah 394 2 0.2 0.0- 0.8 109 29.5 23.6-36.2 135 32.8 27.1-39.2 122 33.1 26.9-39.8 26 4.4 2.8- 6.8
Low Country 586 6 0.9 0.3- 2.5 128 23.1 18.4-28.6 142 25.7 21.0-31.0 209 37.0 31.7-42.8 101 13.3 10.4-16.8
Palmetto 438 3 0.2 0.1- 0.7 121 31.5 24.7-39.3 127 30.1 23.6-37.6 152 33.2 26.0-41.4 35 4.9 3.0- 7.7
Pee Dee 165 1 0.2 0.0- 1.7 47 28.8 20.1-39.4 49 28.3 19.7-38.8 52 34.2 24.5-45.3 16 8.5 4.3-16.0
Trident 550 5 1.6 0.5- 5.0 151 28.3 23.1-34.2 158 32.0 26.0-38.7 179 30.9 25.7-36.7 57 7.1 5.0-10.0
Upper Savannah 310 4 2.4 0.7- 7.7 97 28.3 21.6-36.2 87 27.2 20.2-35.5 98 38.8 29.9-48.5 24 3.3 1.9- 5.6
Waccamaw 497 7 0.6 0.3- 1.5 120 26.1 20.5-32.7 135 31.6 25.8-38.1 170 30.1 25.1-35.8 65 11.5 8.3-15.6
Wateree 170 4 2.6 0.9- 7.3 63 34.7 25.2-45.5 47 28.2 20.1-38.2 46 31.0 21.7-42.2 10 3.5 1.7- 7.1
Region***
Region I 459 7 2.9 1.2- 6.9 132 25.9 20.7-31.9 123 26.7 21.1-33.2 157 38.8 32.3-45.8 40 5.7 3.7- 8.6
Region II 448 6 0.7 0.3- 1.7 115 28.0 22.1-34.7 129 32.7 26.4-39.7 153 32.3 26.2-39.1 45 6.4 4.3- 9.5
Region III 530 5 0.7 0.2- 2.2 148 31.6 25.6-38.3 158 31.2 25.5-37.5 179 31.7 25.7-38.5 40 4.8 3.0- 7.5
Region IV 335 5 1.2 0.5- 3.2 110 31.3 24.6-38.8 96 28.3 22.0-35.5 98 32.9 25.8-40.8 26 6.4 3.7-10.8
Region V 394 2 0.2 0.0- 0.8 109 29.5 23.6-36.2 135 32.8 27.1-39.2 122 33.1 26.9-39.8 26 4.4 2.8- 6.8
Region VI 497 7 0.6 0.3- 1.5 120 26.1 20.5-32.7 135 31.6 25.8-38.1 170 30.1 25.1-35.8 65 11.5 8.3-15.6
Region VII 550 5 1.6 0.5- 5.0 151 28.3 23.1-34.2 158 32.0 26.0-38.7 179 30.9 25.7-36.7 57 7.1 5.0-10.0
Region VIII 586 6 0.9 0.3- 2.5 128 23.1 18.4-28.6 142 25.7 21.0-31.0 209 37.0 31.7-42.8 101 13.3 10.4-16.8

*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 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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