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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for South Carolina

Risk Factors

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Heavy Drinking*

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  Total
Respond.#
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,154 2,989 94.5 93.5-95.4 165 5.5 4.6- 6.5
GENDER
Male 1,243 1,151 92.8 91.1-94.3 92 7.2 5.7- 8.9
Female 1,911 1,838 96.1 94.9-96.9 73 3.9 3.1- 5.1
RACE
White 2,362 2,226 93.9 92.6-94.9 136 6.1 5.1- 7.4
African American 661 640 96.6 94.7-97.9 21 3.4 2.1- 5.3
Other Minorities 98 90 91.6 83.0-96.1 8 8.4 3.9-17.0
HISPANIC
Yes 80 79 99.3 95.0-99.9 1 0.7 0.1- 5.0
No 3,054 2,890 94.3 93.3-95.2 164 5.7 4.8- 6.7
AGE
18-24 273 240 90.4 86.2-93.3 33 9.6 6.7-13.8
25-34 589 557 94.5 91.9-96.3 32 5.5 3.7- 8.1
35-44 669 631 93.4 90.9-95.3 38 6.6 4.7- 9.1
45-54 628 598 94.8 91.8-96.7 30 5.2 3.3- 8.2
55-64 417 406 98.0 96.2-98.9 11 2.0 1.1- 3.8
65+ 525 507 96.8 94.7-98.0 18 3.2 2.0- 5.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 419 401 94.9 91.7-96.9 18 5.1 3.1- 8.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 951 909 95.1 93.1-96.6 42 4.9 3.4- 6.9
Some Post-H.S. 888 841 94.3 92.2-95.8 47 5.7 4.2- 7.8
College Graduate 888 830 93.9 92.0-95.4 58 6.1 4.6- 8.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 305 295 96.7 93.6-98.3 10 3.3 1.7- 6.4
$15,000- 24,999 521 495 94.6 91.9-96.4 26 5.4 3.6- 8.1
$25,000- 34,999 457 435 93.4 89.4-96.0 22 6.6 4.0-10.6
$35,000- 49,999 531 499 94.8 92.5-96.4 32 5.2 3.6- 7.5
$50,000+ 869 819 94.2 92.3-95.7 50 5.8 4.3- 7.7
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 200 189 94.9 90.7-97.2 11 5.1 2.8- 9.3
Appalachia II 386 372 95.9 93.0-97.6 14 4.1 2.4- 7.0
Appalachia III 215 212 98.2 94.7-99.4 3 1.8 0.6- 5.3
Catawba 204 191 93.5 88.7-96.4 13 6.5 3.6-11.3
Edisto 92 88 92.4 76.8-97.8 4 7.6 2.2-23.2
Low Country 148 137 92.9 87.1-96.2 11 7.1 3.8-12.9
Palmetto 498 470 94.4 91.6-96.3 28 5.6 3.7- 8.4
Pee Dee 216 210 96.7 92.4-98.6 6 3.3 1.4- 7.6
Savannah 139 133 95.7 90.3-98.2 6 4.3 1.8- 9.7
Trident 398 369 93.3 90.0-95.5 29 6.7 4.5-10.0
Upper Savannah 176 167 92.6 85.7-96.3 9 7.4 3.7-14.3
Waccamaw 243 224 91.8 86.7-95.1 19 8.2 4.9-13.3
Wateree 184 175 95.2 90.5-97.7 9 4.8 2.3- 9.5

*Data in this table were derived from the alcohol consumption questions.
No = Respondents reported having LESS than or equal to 2 drinks/day for MALES and LESS than or equal to 1 drink/day for FEMALES.
Yes = Respondents reported having MORE than or equal to 2 drinks/day for MALES and MORE than or equal to 1 drink/day for FEMALES.

#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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