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BRFSS Survey Results 2008 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 3,699 2,079 50.1 47.4-52.8 1,143 31.2 28.8-33.7 382 14.0 12.0-16.3 95 4.7 3.3- 6.5
GENDER
Male 1,683 721 39.8 36.1-43.6 604 32.8 29.4-36.4 276 19.9 16.8-23.5 82 7.4 5.3-10.4
Female 2,016 1,358 63.0 59.4-66.5 539 29.2 26.0-32.7 106 6.6 4.9- 8.8 13 1.2 0.4- 3.9
RACE
White 2,875 1,609 49.1 46.2-52.0 906 32.7 30.0-35.5 298 14.4 12.2-16.9 62 3.8 2.6- 5.6
African American 623 367 54.4 47.2-61.5 176 28.1 22.1-35.0 59 11.9 7.8-17.8 21 5.5 2.3-12.5
Other 160 75 48.6 36.6-60.8 51 25.2 17.1-35.5 23 15.6 7.8-28.7 11 10.7 4.6-22.7
HISPANIC
Yes 60 32 53.6 33.2-72.8 15 16.3 7.9-30.6 13 30.1 13.2-55.0 0 0.0 . - .
No 3,609 2,024 49.9 47.2-52.6 1,123 31.7 29.3-34.3 367 13.5 11.6-15.7 95 4.8 3.5- 6.7
AGE
18-24 118 42 25.4 16.6-36.8 34 30.8 20.0-44.2 27 28.7 17.9-42.6 15 15.1 7.8-27.1
25-34 408 173 41.7 35.2-48.5 132 31.3 25.4-37.8 76 19.4 14.3-25.7 27 7.7 4.3-13.4
35-44 624 306 49.7 44.0-55.5 205 28.3 23.8-33.4 93 17.2 13.3-21.8 20 4.7 2.2- 9.8
45-54 808 421 53.3 48.2-58.3 268 34.5 29.8-39.5 97 10.2 7.8-13.3 22 2.0 1.1- 3.7
55-64 821 489 58.1 53.1-63.0 258 33.4 28.8-38.2 63 7.4 5.3-10.1 11 1.1 0.6- 2.2
65+ 920 648 69.4 65.1-73.4 246 28.4 24.5-32.7 26 2.2 1.2- 3.9 0 0.0 . - .
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 207 101 34.7 24.7-46.2 61 26.3 17.1-38.2 31 23.1 12.6-38.5 14 15.9 7.7-30.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 964 522 50.7 45.4-56.0 268 25.1 21.1-29.5 135 18.2 13.9-23.3 39 6.0 3.5-10.2
Some Post-H.S. 974 555 48.5 43.3-53.6 301 33.6 28.9-38.7 89 12.2 9.0-16.3 29 5.7 3.0-10.6
College Graduate 1,551 898 53.2 49.2-57.2 513 34.1 30.4-38.1 127 11.3 8.8-14.3 13 1.4 0.7- 2.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 217 116 48.7 38.3-59.3 58 32.3 22.5-44.0 28 13.2 7.6-21.9 15 5.7 3.1-10.4
$15,000- $24,999 382 211 39.8 31.7-48.6 104 30.3 22.8-39.0 54 18.7 11.3-29.2 13 11.3 5.0-23.3
$25,000- $34,999 340 206 50.9 41.7-60.1 82 19.3 14.0-26.2 41 23.9 15.4-35.0 11 5.9 2.4-13.9
$35,000- $49,999 524 280 46.3 39.3-53.4 165 32.1 25.9-38.9 61 15.9 11.3-22.0 18 5.7 2.7-11.6
$50,000+ 1,857 1,018 52.7 49.2-56.2 635 33.2 30.0-36.6 179 12.2 9.9-14.8 25 1.9 1.1- 3.2
Health District**
Appalachia I 140 82 50.3 40.1-60.6 40 29.6 21.2-39.6 13 13.1 6.8-23.7 5 7.0 2.6-17.4
Appalachia II 247 154 58.9 49.6-67.5 66 25.3 18.4-33.8 24 14.4 8.6-23.1 3 1.4 0.2- 7.5
Appalachia III 186 102 49.9 39.0-60.9 55 29.5 20.8-39.9 22 12.7 7.3-21.1 7 7.9 2.6-21.9
Catawba 86 46 47.6 34.8-60.7 34 42.2 29.9-55.5 5 8.6 3.5-19.8 1 1.6 0.2-10.8
Edisto Savannah 382 228 50.1 43.3-56.9 107 29.1 23.4-35.6 33 14.7 9.5-21.9 14 6.1 3.1-11.7
Low Country 565 297 48.3 42.5-54.2 197 34.8 29.6-40.4 58 10.2 7.5-13.7 13 6.7 3.4-12.8
Palmetto 417 225 50.0 42.0-58.0 142 31.9 25.3-39.3 44 15.2 9.3-23.7 6 3.0 0.6-13.6
Pee Dee 159 86 41.6 31.6-52.4 47 31.2 21.8-42.6 20 22.2 13.5-34.2 6 5.0 1.6-14.3
Trident 544 301 47.8 41.6-54.0 174 33.4 27.6-39.8 60 12.6 9.1-17.3 9 6.2 2.8-13.4
Upper Savannah 297 175 56.3 47.0-65.1 80 21.7 16.1-28.5 33 15.1 9.4-23.5 9 6.9 2.2-19.4
Waccamaw 485 264 47.7 41.3-54.2 152 34.3 28.3-40.7 54 14.1 10.1-19.4 15 3.9 2.0- 7.7
Wateree 168 106 51.9 41.2-62.6 41 30.1 20.9-41.3 15 12.7 6.7-22.5 6 5.3 2.1-12.8
Region***
Region I 437 257 53.1 46.1-60.1 120 25.9 20.5-32.0 46 14.0 9.4-20.4 14 7.0 3.3-14.0
Region II 433 256 55.7 48.5-62.6 121 26.8 21.2-33.2 46 13.8 9.4-19.9 10 3.7 1.4- 9.4
Region III 503 271 49.4 42.5-56.2 176 34.4 28.4-41.0 49 13.5 8.7-20.4 7 2.6 0.7-10.1
Region IV 327 192 46.0 38.5-53.8 88 30.8 23.8-38.7 35 18.1 12.2-26.0 12 5.1 2.4-10.4
Region V 382 228 50.1 43.3-56.9 107 29.1 23.4-35.6 33 14.7 9.5-21.9 14 6.1 3.1-11.7
Region VI 485 264 47.7 41.3-54.2 152 34.3 28.3-40.7 54 14.1 10.1-19.4 15 3.9 2.0- 7.7
Region VII 544 301 47.8 41.6-54.0 174 33.4 27.6-39.8 60 12.6 9.1-17.3 9 6.2 2.8-13.4
Region VIII 565 297 48.3 42.5-54.2 197 34.8 29.6-40.4 58 10.2 7.5-13.7 13 6.7 3.4-12.8

*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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