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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for South Carolina

Risk Factors

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Drinking alcohol in the past 30 days*

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,167 1,469 46.9 44.8-48.9 1,698 53.1 51.1-55.2
GENDER
Male 1,250 725 56.7 53.6-59.8 525 43.3 40.2-46.4
Female 1,917 744 38.0 35.5-40.6 1,173 62.0 59.4-64.5
RACE
White 2,370 1,183 50.8 48.5-53.1 1,187 49.2 46.9-51.5
African American 665 229 36.0 31.7-40.6 436 64.0 59.4-68.3
Other Minorities 99 47 48.3 37.0-59.7 52 51.7 40.3-63.0
HISPANIC
Yes 81 26 36.2 24.5-49.9 55 63.8 50.1-75.5
No 3,066 1,438 47.4 45.3-49.4 1,628 52.6 50.6-54.7
AGE
18-24 274 164 56.1 49.1-62.8 110 43.9 37.2-50.9
25-34 592 315 52.5 47.8-57.2 277 47.5 42.8-52.2
35-44 674 349 54.2 50.0-58.4 325 45.8 41.6-50.0
45-54 629 290 46.5 42.0-51.0 339 53.5 49.0-58.0
55-64 420 170 37.4 32.7-42.4 250 62.6 57.6-67.3
65+ 525 164 32.4 28.1-36.9 361 67.6 63.1-71.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 421 106 28.5 23.3-34.4 315 71.5 65.6-76.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 955 353 39.6 36.0-43.2 602 60.4 56.8-64.0
Some Post-H.S. 894 459 51.6 47.8-55.5 435 48.4 44.5-52.2
College Graduate 889 549 61.3 57.6-64.8 340 38.7 35.2-42.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 306 81 31.3 24.5-39.0 225 68.7 61.0-75.5
$15,000- 24,999 526 201 40.8 35.5-46.3 325 59.2 53.7-64.5
$25,000- 34,999 460 209 46.1 40.8-51.6 251 53.9 48.4-59.2
$35,000- 49,999 532 278 51.1 46.3-55.8 254 48.9 44.2-53.7
$50,000+ 871 546 61.1 57.4-64.6 325 38.9 35.4-42.6
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 202 82 41.0 33.7-48.7 120 59.0 51.3-66.3
Appalachia II 386 196 49.9 44.3-55.6 190 50.1 44.4-55.7
Appalachia III 215 82 38.8 32.0-46.1 133 61.2 53.9-68.0
Catawba 204 86 42.4 33.6-51.7 118 57.6 48.3-66.4
Edisto 93 30 32.9 22.3-45.5 63 67.1 54.5-77.7
Low Country 149 86 59.8 50.8-68.1 63 40.2 31.9-49.2
Palmetto 498 271 54.8 49.6-59.8 227 45.2 40.2-50.4
Pee Dee 216 72 33.5 26.8-41.0 144 66.5 59.0-73.2
Savannah 141 67 49.2 40.0-58.4 74 50.8 41.6-60.0
Trident 401 206 51.8 45.9-57.6 195 48.2 42.4-54.1
Upper Savannah 177 63 37.7 30.0-46.2 114 62.3 53.8-70.0
Waccamaw 244 128 53.5 46.3-60.5 116 46.5 39.5-53.7
Wateree 186 73 40.4 32.5-48.9 113 59.6 51.1-67.5

*Data in this table were derived from the first alcohol consumption question.

#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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