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BRFSS Survey Results 2009 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 3,621 24 0.9 0.4- 1.9 923 26.6 24.2-29.2 1,062 31.9 29.4-34.6 1,179 32.8 30.2-35.5 433 7.7 6.5- 9.2
GENDER
Male 1,711 11 1.2 0.5- 3.1 341 21.6 18.4-25.1 480 29.9 26.4-33.7 627 38.0 34.2-42.0 252 9.3 7.4-11.5
Female 1,910 13 0.5 0.3- 1.1 582 33.1 29.6-36.8 582 34.4 30.9-38.2 552 26.2 23.1-29.6 181 5.8 4.3- 7.7
RACE
White 2,751 13 0.6 0.3- 1.2 617 23.2 20.8-25.8 785 33.1 30.2-36.2 969 35.5 32.6-38.6 367 7.5 6.3- 9.0
African American 696 10 2.1 0.5- 8.3 247 36.8 30.0-44.1 230 29.9 24.3-36.1 167 25.9 20.2-32.6 42 5.4 2.9- 9.7
Other 153 1 0.3 0.0- 2.2 53 32.1 22.0-44.3 42 25.6 16.1-38.1 36 24.7 15.2-37.5 21 17.3 9.4-29.5
HISPANIC
Yes 53 1 0.8 0.1- 5.6 19 23.2 11.8-40.4 13 32.6 16.3-54.8 12 20.2 9.0-39.3 8 23.2 9.0-47.9
No 3,554 23 0.9 0.4- 1.9 901 26.7 24.2-29.3 1,046 31.9 29.4-34.6 1,162 33.2 30.6-35.9 422 7.3 6.1- 8.7
AGE
18-24 115 1 0.3 0.0- 1.8 46 38.6 27.3-51.3 27 23.4 14.7-35.3 33 28.7 18.9-41.0 8 9.0 3.7-20.2
25-34 309 1 0.1 0.0- 0.4 99 27.7 21.7-34.6 111 39.3 32.0-47.2 93 31.8 24.9-39.5 5 1.2 0.4- 3.2
35-44 548 3 1.6 0.3- 7.7 157 27.1 22.0-32.8 203 33.6 28.2-39.6 161 32.8 27.2-39.0 24 4.9 2.7- 8.8
45-54 789 3 0.4 0.1- 1.5 222 26.1 22.1-30.6 260 35.7 30.9-40.8 254 32.5 27.8-37.6 50 5.3 3.6- 7.6
55-64 898 5 1.3 0.5- 3.6 218 21.5 18.1-25.4 249 27.9 23.7-32.4 300 35.6 31.0-40.5 126 13.8 10.7-17.6
65+ 962 11 1.7 0.9- 3.4 181 20.8 17.2-24.9 212 23.5 19.9-27.6 338 35.1 31.0-39.5 220 18.8 15.8-22.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 220 5 2.2 0.8- 6.1 70 29.9 21.2-40.2 59 19.2 12.7-27.9 58 42.6 31.3-54.7 28 6.2 3.3-11.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 848 6 0.6 0.3- 1.6 273 33.1 27.7-39.1 257 29.8 24.6-35.5 224 27.3 22.3-32.9 88 9.2 5.9-13.8
Some Post-H.S. 984 6 1.6 0.4- 6.4 273 29.3 24.8-34.2 311 35.2 30.3-40.4 303 27.6 23.4-32.2 91 6.3 4.3- 9.3
College Graduate 1,564 7 0.4 0.1- 1.0 305 20.2 17.0-23.8 434 33.6 29.7-37.8 594 37.8 33.8-41.9 224 8.0 6.6- 9.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 223 3 6.1 1.3-23.6 77 33.6 22.3-47.2 62 21.1 13.3-31.9 63 28.7 18.6-41.3 18 10.6 4.1-24.7
$15,000- $24,999 397 2 0.4 0.1- 2.2 132 30.2 23.5-37.9 114 28.5 21.2-37.3 99 31.1 22.7-40.9 50 9.8 6.3-15.0
$25,000- $34,999 362 3 0.9 0.3- 2.8 116 30.8 22.8-40.1 98 25.4 18.8-33.4 101 34.7 26.4-44.1 44 8.2 4.8-13.5
$35,000- $49,999 496 3 0.8 0.2- 2.5 133 33.0 25.8-41.1 165 30.8 24.2-38.3 141 27.3 20.8-34.9 54 8.1 4.6-13.8
$50,000+ 1,739 6 0.3 0.1- 1.0 361 22.2 19.3-25.5 499 35.3 31.7-39.1 660 35.6 32.2-39.2 213 6.5 5.4- 7.9
REGION**
Region I 423 1 0.1 0.0- 0.9 112 37.0 29.3-45.3 137 28.9 23.0-35.7 120 25.3 19.7-31.9 53 8.7 5.7-13.0
Region II 445 4 0.7 0.2- 2.4 110 26.5 20.8-33.0 146 35.7 29.4-42.5 153 32.1 25.8-39.1 32 5.1 2.7- 9.2
Region III 534 2 0.2 0.1- 1.0 132 22.0 16.9-28.1 182 36.8 30.5-43.6 169 33.5 27.4-40.2 49 7.5 4.4-12.5
Region IV 312 2 0.4 0.1- 2.0 102 29.8 23.2-37.3 91 32.6 25.1-41.1 80 28.7 21.4-37.2 37 8.5 5.5-13.0
Region V 386 3 0.8 0.3- 2.6 119 34.5 27.6-42.1 113 28.8 22.8-35.7 111 26.3 20.8-32.6 40 9.6 5.7-15.8
Region VI 474 1 0.0 0.0- 0.2 113 26.6 19.9-34.4 131 28.4 22.7-35.0 170 36.2 29.8-43.2 59 8.8 6.3-12.1
Region VII 501 9 3.2 1.1- 9.2 125 24.5 18.8-31.2 130 28.0 22.0-34.8 180 37.6 30.9-44.7 57 6.8 4.6- 9.8
Region VIII 546 2 0.3 0.1- 1.4 110 23.3 18.4-29.1 132 24.0 19.3-29.6 196 37.9 32.3-43.9 106 14.4 11.1-18.5

*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.
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** 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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