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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for South Carolina

Alcohol Consumption

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A drink of alcohol is 1 can or bottle of beer, 1 glass of wine, 1 can or bottle of wine cooler, 1 cocktail, or 1 shot of liquor.
During the past 30 days, how often have you had at least one drink of any alcoholic beverage?

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  Total
Respond.#
No drinks 1-2 days 3-7 days 8-29 days Everyday
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,167 1,698 53.1 51.1-55.2 410 13.0 11.7-14.6 477 15.2 13.8-16.7 406 13.0 11.6-14.4 176 5.7 4.8- 6.6
GENDER
Male 1,250 525 43.3 40.2-46.4 148 12.2 10.1-14.7 233 19.0 16.6-21.6 232 17.4 15.2-19.8 112 8.2 6.7-10.0
Female 1,917 1,173 62.0 59.4-64.5 262 13.8 12.0-15.7 244 11.8 10.3-13.5 174 9.0 7.5-10.7 64 3.4 2.6- 4.4
RACE
White 2,370 1,187 49.2 46.9-51.5 313 13.2 11.6-15.0 386 16.9 15.2-18.7 344 14.6 13.0-16.2 140 6.1 5.1- 7.3
African American 665 436 64.0 59.4-68.3 81 12.6 9.8-16.0 76 10.9 8.5-14.0 50 9.1 6.5-12.7 22 3.4 2.2- 5.3
Other Minorities 99 52 51.7 40.3-63.0 12 12.7 7.0-21.9 13 13.8 7.3-24.7 11 10.1 5.4-18.1 11 11.6 6.1-21.0
HISPANIC
Yes 81 55 63.8 50.1-75.5 10 12.5 6.5-22.7 8 11.1 4.8-23.5 4 9.1 3.1-23.7 4 3.5 1.1-10.6
No 3,066 1,628 52.6 50.6-54.7 399 13.1 11.7-14.6 469 15.4 14.0-17.0 401 13.1 11.8-14.6 169 5.7 4.8- 6.7
AGE
18-24 274 110 43.9 37.2-50.9 47 17.9 12.6-24.8 56 18.9 14.5-24.3 52 16.7 12.2-22.6 9 2.6 1.3- 5.1
25-34 592 277 47.5 42.8-52.2 105 16.1 13.1-19.7 120 20.9 17.2-25.2 72 12.1 9.4-15.5 18 3.4 2.0- 5.6
35-44 674 325 45.8 41.6-50.0 105 16.0 13.1-19.4 110 16.3 13.3-19.8 100 15.9 13.0-19.3 34 6.0 4.2- 8.5
45-54 629 339 53.5 49.0-58.0 76 11.7 9.0-15.1 96 15.5 12.4-19.3 83 13.1 10.4-16.5 35 6.1 4.1- 9.1
55-64 420 250 62.6 57.6-67.3 41 9.3 6.8-12.6 51 11.0 8.3-14.5 50 10.6 8.0-13.9 28 6.5 4.4- 9.4
65+ 525 361 67.6 63.1-71.9 32 6.4 4.5- 9.1 36 7.2 5.1-10.1 47 9.5 7.0-12.7 49 9.3 6.9-12.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 421 315 71.5 65.6-76.7 31 7.0 4.8-10.2 39 9.4 6.7-13.1 24 9.8 6.0-15.8 12 2.2 1.2- 4.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 955 602 60.4 56.8-64.0 104 10.6 8.5-13.2 121 14.3 11.8-17.3 93 10.1 8.2-12.5 35 4.5 3.0- 6.5
Some Post-H.S. 894 435 48.4 44.5-52.2 134 16.1 13.0-19.7 143 15.5 12.9-18.4 127 13.7 11.4-16.4 55 6.4 4.8- 8.4
College Graduate 889 340 38.7 35.2-42.4 140 16.1 13.6-19.0 174 19.5 16.7-22.5 162 17.5 15.0-20.4 73 8.2 6.4-10.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 306 225 68.7 61.0-75.5 32 9.9 6.7-14.5 22 8.9 5.4-14.2 20 10.1 5.3-18.6 7 2.4 1.1- 5.3
$15,000- 24,999 526 325 59.2 53.7-64.5 60 13.7 9.6-19.2 79 14.8 11.5-18.9 40 7.9 5.6-11.0 22 4.5 2.8- 7.0
$25,000- 34,999 460 251 53.9 48.4-59.2 63 11.9 9.1-15.4 69 15.8 12.0-20.5 59 13.0 9.8-17.0 18 5.5 3.2- 9.2
$35,000- 49,999 532 254 48.9 44.2-53.7 85 17.6 14.1-21.7 80 14.4 11.4-17.9 83 14.2 11.3-17.6 30 4.9 3.4- 7.1
$50,000+ 871 325 38.9 35.4-42.6 125 13.8 11.5-16.4 190 21.6 18.7-24.8 156 16.8 14.3-19.7 75 8.9 7.0-11.2
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 202 120 59.0 51.3-66.3 27 12.0 8.1-17.6 26 14.4 9.4-21.3 17 9.6 6.0-15.1 12 5.0 2.8- 8.8
Appalachia II 386 190 50.1 44.4-55.7 59 14.7 10.9-19.5 57 15.6 11.7-20.6 57 12.7 9.6-16.6 23 6.9 4.5-10.4
Appalachia III 215 133 61.2 53.9-68.0 26 12.1 8.1-17.8 24 10.6 6.9-15.9 24 11.7 7.7-17.3 8 4.4 2.2- 8.7
Catawba 204 118 57.6 48.3-66.4 25 15.8 8.6-27.2 28 12.3 8.1-18.1 24 10.2 6.6-15.5 9 4.1 2.0- 8.4
Edisto 93 63 67.1 54.5-77.7 9 6.5 3.1-13.1 9 10.7 5.1-21.2 10 10.6 5.6-19.4 2 5.0 0.8-24.4
Low Country 149 63 40.2 31.9-49.2 18 13.5 8.4-21.2 25 14.0 9.2-20.7 25 19.4 12.8-28.5 18 12.8 8.0-19.7
Palmetto 498 227 45.2 40.2-50.4 77 15.4 12.1-19.4 88 18.4 14.6-22.9 75 14.9 11.8-18.8 31 6.1 4.2- 8.7
Pee Dee 216 144 66.5 59.0-73.2 18 6.0 3.6- 9.8 28 14.2 9.5-20.6 21 10.7 6.8-16.5 5 2.7 1.0- 6.8
Savannah 141 74 50.8 41.6-60.0 14 13.2 7.7-21.8 28 19.7 13.3-28.0 18 11.0 6.7-17.5 7 5.3 2.4-11.2
Trident 401 195 48.2 42.4-54.1 49 12.1 8.9-16.4 72 18.4 14.4-23.4 59 15.3 11.0-20.9 26 5.9 3.9- 8.8
Upper Savannah 177 114 62.3 53.8-70.0 24 14.0 9.2-20.5 18 8.7 5.2-14.1 13 9.5 5.3-16.7 8 5.5 2.5-11.8
Waccamaw 244 116 46.5 39.5-53.7 35 14.5 10.3-20.0 40 16.1 11.6-21.9 36 16.3 11.4-22.7 17 6.6 3.9-11.0
Wateree 186 113 59.6 51.1-67.5 23 13.1 7.9-21.0 24 13.9 9.0-20.7 21 11.1 7.0-17.0 5 2.4 0.9- 5.9

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50. N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.

** Appalachia 1: Anderson,Oconee
Appalachia 2: Greenville,Pickens
Appalachia 3: Cherokee,Spartanburg,Union
Catawba: Chester,Lancaster,York
Edisto: Bamberg,Calhoun,Orangeburg
Low Country: Beaufort,Colleton,Hampton,Jasper
Savannah: Aiken,Allendale,Barnwell
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

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