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BRFSS Survey Results 2009 for South Carolina

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Alcohol Consumption

At risk for heavy alcohol consumption
(Note: Heavy drinking is defined as having greater than 2 drinks per day for men, and 1 drink per day for women)*

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  Total #
Respondents
Not at Risk At Risk
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 9,536 9,119 95.2 94.3-96.0 417 4.8 4.0- 5.7
GENDER
Male 3,570 3,379 94.1 92.5-95.3 191 5.9 4.7- 7.5
Female 5,966 5,740 96.3 95.3-97.1 226 3.7 2.9- 4.7
RACE
White 6,219 5,884 94.8 93.7-95.7 335 5.2 4.3- 6.3
African American 2,586 2,520 95.9 93.7-97.3 66 4.1 2.7- 6.3
Other 460 447 95.7 91.4-97.9 13 4.3 2.1- 8.6
HISPANIC
Yes 150 146 95.4 84.3-98.8 4 4.6 1.2-15.7
No 9,155 8,745 95.2 94.2-95.9 410 4.8 4.1- 5.8
AGE
18-24 268 247 91.2 84.8-95.0 21 8.8 5.0-15.2
25-34 679 656 95.3 92.0-97.3 23 4.7 2.7- 8.0
35-44 1,204 1,153 95.8 93.7-97.1 51 4.2 2.9- 6.3
45-54 1,792 1,701 95.3 93.9-96.5 91 4.7 3.5- 6.1
55-64 2,305 2,190 94.8 93.2-96.1 115 5.2 3.9- 6.8
65+ 3,288 3,172 97.0 96.1-97.7 116 3.0 2.3- 3.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,329 1,286 94.6 91.3-96.7 43 5.4 3.3- 8.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,955 2,863 95.7 93.8-97.0 92 4.3 3.0- 6.2
Some Post-H.S. 2,418 2,306 95.9 94.3-97.0 112 4.1 3.0- 5.7
College Graduate 2,813 2,643 94.4 92.8-95.7 170 5.6 4.3- 7.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,140 1,111 95.6 90.8-97.9 29 4.4 2.1- 9.2
$15,000- $24,999 1,616 1,569 97.2 95.6-98.3 47 2.8 1.7- 4.4
$25,000- $34,999 1,090 1,043 93.2 89.4-95.7 47 6.8 4.3-10.6
$35,000- $49,999 1,166 1,115 95.1 92.1-97.0 51 4.9 3.0- 7.9
$50,000+ 3,000 2,797 94.6 93.3-95.7 203 5.4 4.3- 6.7
REGION**
Region I 1,241 1,197 95.8 93.5-97.3 44 4.2 2.7- 6.5
Region II 1,204 1,156 96.6 94.9-97.7 48 3.4 2.3- 5.1
Region III 1,278 1,225 94.9 91.9-96.8 53 5.1 3.2- 8.1
Region IV 1,143 1,107 94.9 91.7-96.9 36 5.1 3.1- 8.3
Region V 1,140 1,104 95.9 93.1-97.6 36 4.1 2.4- 6.9
Region VI 1,223 1,166 94.3 91.4-96.3 57 5.7 3.7- 8.6
Region VII 1,157 1,096 94.6 91.8-96.4 61 5.4 3.6- 8.2
Region VIII 1,150 1,068 93.2 90.8-95.0 82 6.8 5.0- 9.2

*Data in this table was derived from the Alcohol Consumption questions.

** 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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