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BRFSS Survey Results 2010 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 3,259 1,860 48.8 45.6-52.0 1,012 31.3 28.4-34.4 322 16.1 13.3-19.5 65 3.8 2.5- 5.5
GENDER
Male 1,525 644 33.8 29.9-38.0 582 36.3 31.9-41.0 240 23.5 18.9-28.7 59 6.4 4.3- 9.4
Female 1,734 1,216 68.3 64.4-72.0 430 24.8 21.6-28.2 82 6.5 4.5- 9.4 6 0.4 0.1- 1.4
RACE
White 2,484 1,410 47.2 43.7-50.7 783 31.6 28.6-34.8 248 18.3 14.7-22.5 43 2.9 1.8- 4.6
African American 618 374 57.7 49.8-65.2 173 26.4 20.1-34.0 55 8.6 5.7-12.8 16 7.3 3.6-14.3
Other 120 56 36.1 22.1-52.9 44 46.2 27.8-65.6 16 15.7 7.7-29.6 4 2.0 0.4- 9.5
HISPANIC
Yes 37 15 33.0 15.1-57.7 15 49.6 26.4-72.9 6 12.9 5.0-29.4 1 4.6 0.6-26.7
No 3,192 1,830 49.1 45.9-52.4 986 30.9 28.0-34.0 314 16.2 13.3-19.6 62 3.8 2.5- 5.6
AGE
18-24 76 33 41.2 25.7-58.6 26 33.7 18.6-53.2 13 21.0 10.0-38.9 4 4.1 1.3-11.8
25-34 290 128 33.5 26.1-41.7 92 27.8 20.7-36.3 54 30.4 21.6-40.9 16 8.3 4.3-15.5
35-44 455 224 49.2 43.0-55.5 147 31.7 26.3-37.6 70 15.5 11.1-21.3 14 3.6 1.8- 6.8
45-54 640 339 54.2 48.4-59.8 200 31.3 26.2-37.0 88 12.0 8.9-16.2 13 2.4 1.1- 5.5
55-64 831 506 55.4 50.2-60.4 249 34.5 29.7-39.7 61 8.3 5.9-11.7 15 1.8 1.0- 3.2
65+ 967 630 64.3 60.0-68.3 298 31.6 27.7-35.8 36 4.0 2.6- 6.1 3 0.1 0.0- 0.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 175 79 36.0 25.2-48.4 51 20.9 13.1-31.7 32 26.7 14.7-43.6 13 16.4 7.9-30.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 806 428 42.0 36.1-48.1 247 35.3 29.2-42.0 100 16.3 12.1-21.7 31 6.4 3.8-10.7
Some Post-H.S. 855 509 47.9 41.0-54.9 253 30.9 24.8-37.8 80 18.1 11.7-27.0 13 3.0 1.1- 8.2
College Graduate 1,419 842 55.4 50.9-59.8 460 30.6 26.9-34.5 109 13.1 9.6-17.6 8 1.0 0.3- 3.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 213 98 31.6 22.3-42.6 68 28.5 19.7-39.4 35 27.6 15.1-44.9 12 12.3 5.5-25.0
$15,000- $24,999 396 229 41.6 31.3-52.7 118 35.3 24.1-48.3 40 19.7 11.6-31.4 9 3.4 1.6- 7.3
$25,000- $34,999 289 176 55.4 45.2-65.2 73 25.9 18.4-35.1 27 11.8 7.0-19.3 13 6.9 2.4-18.0
$35,000- $49,999 467 289 56.1 48.3-63.7 130 27.3 21.3-34.2 40 13.2 7.9-21.2 8 3.3 1.4- 7.9
$50,000+ 1,538 837 50.3 46.2-54.5 532 32.5 28.9-36.4 148 13.8 10.7-17.5 21 3.3 1.6- 6.5
REGION**
Region I 369 235 60.5 52.2-68.3 94 23.6 17.4-31.2 36 14.9 9.3-23.1 4 1.0 0.3- 2.9
Region II 386 213 52.2 43.3-60.9 138 29.3 22.9-36.5 29 14.7 7.3-27.4 6 3.9 1.6- 9.3
Region III 443 251 43.2 35.6-51.0 139 34.2 26.6-42.8 48 18.9 12.7-27.3 5 3.7 1.1-11.4
Region IV 342 207 56.3 48.7-63.7 91 28.3 22.3-35.1 39 12.8 8.4-19.1 5 2.6 0.8- 7.8
Region V 352 188 42.5 36.0-49.2 105 33.8 27.3-41.0 47 19.2 13.8-26.1 12 4.5 2.3- 8.5
Region VI 394 222 49.3 41.8-56.7 129 29.7 23.6-36.7 27 11.9 6.9-19.9 16 9.1 4.9-16.2
Region VII 456 241 42.2 34.8-49.9 150 35.1 27.9-43.1 55 19.1 12.9-27.5 10 3.6 1.6- 7.9
Region VIII 517 303 55.6 49.5-61.5 166 31.7 26.5-37.4 41 11.3 7.7-16.1 7 1.4 0.6- 3.3

*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.

** 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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