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BRFSS Survey Results 2010 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 9,176 8,765 95.2 94.3-96.0 411 4.8 4.0- 5.7
GENDER
Male 3,400 3,204 93.9 92.1-95.3 196 6.1 4.7- 7.9
Female 5,776 5,561 96.4 95.6-97.1 215 3.6 2.9- 4.4
RACE
White 5,878 5,536 94.2 93.0-95.2 342 5.8 4.8- 7.0
African American 2,598 2,549 97.0 94.8-98.3 49 3.0 1.7- 5.2
Other 403 386 97.6 95.6-98.7 17 2.4 1.3- 4.4
HISPANIC
Yes 115 109 97.8 92.9-99.3 6 2.2 0.7- 7.1
No 8,817 8,414 95.1 94.1-95.9 403 4.9 4.1- 5.9
AGE
18-24 244 235 96.6 91.9-98.6 9 3.4 1.4- 8.1
25-34 627 596 93.1 89.1-95.8 31 6.9 4.2-10.9
35-44 1,093 1,044 95.6 93.3-97.1 49 4.4 2.9- 6.7
45-54 1,581 1,510 96.5 94.9-97.6 71 3.5 2.4- 5.1
55-64 2,190 2,074 94.2 92.6-95.5 116 5.8 4.5- 7.4
65+ 3,441 3,306 95.8 94.8-96.7 135 4.2 3.3- 5.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,338 1,317 97.2 94.9-98.5 21 2.8 1.5- 5.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,939 2,820 95.4 93.8-96.7 119 4.6 3.3- 6.2
Some Post-H.S. 2,239 2,131 94.3 91.6-96.1 108 5.7 3.9- 8.4
College Graduate 2,644 2,482 95.0 93.6-96.2 162 5.0 3.8- 6.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,222 1,193 94.1 89.3-96.9 29 5.9 3.1-10.7
$15,000- $24,999 1,626 1,582 98.1 97.1-98.8 44 1.9 1.2- 2.9
$25,000- $34,999 955 915 96.9 95.3-98.0 40 3.1 2.0- 4.7
$35,000- $49,999 1,139 1,095 96.6 94.8-97.8 44 3.4 2.2- 5.2
$50,000+ 2,690 2,484 92.7 90.6-94.3 206 7.3 5.7- 9.4
REGION**
Region I 1,179 1,143 96.5 93.8-98.0 36 3.5 2.0- 6.2
Region II 1,071 1,025 97.5 96.0-98.4 46 2.5 1.6- 4.0
Region III 1,176 1,123 94.6 91.5-96.6 53 5.4 3.4- 8.5
Region IV 1,273 1,239 97.4 96.1-98.3 34 2.6 1.7- 3.9
Region V 1,157 1,119 95.9 94.0-97.2 38 4.1 2.8- 6.0
Region VI 1,093 1,041 93.1 90.0-95.3 52 6.9 4.7-10.0
Region VII 1,117 1,042 91.3 87.5-94.0 75 8.7 6.0-12.5
Region VIII 1,110 1,033 94.6 93.0-95.8 77 5.4 4.2- 7.0

*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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