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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for South Carolina

Risk Factors

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Binge Drinking*

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  Total
Respond.#
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,155 2,805 87.7 86.2-89.0 350 12.3 11.0-13.8
GENDER
Male 1,244 998 80.5 78.0-82.8 246 19.5 17.2-22.0
Female 1,911 1,807 94.1 92.5-95.4 104 5.9 4.6- 7.5
RACE
White 2,363 2,082 86.9 85.3-88.4 281 13.1 11.6-14.7
African American 661 609 90.5 87.0-93.2 52 9.5 6.8-13.0
Other Minorities 98 82 80.9 69.5-88.8 16 19.1 11.2-30.5
HISPANIC
Yes 80 73 87.8 73.7-94.8 7 12.2 5.2-26.3
No 3,055 2,712 87.6 86.1-88.9 343 12.4 11.1-13.9
AGE
18-24 272 187 73.1 66.8-78.6 85 26.9 21.4-33.2
25-34 591 494 82.6 78.6-85.9 97 17.4 14.1-21.4
35-44 672 596 86.8 83.5-89.5 76 13.2 10.5-16.5
45-54 624 569 89.9 86.7-92.4 55 10.1 7.6-13.3
55-64 419 397 95.3 92.8-96.9 22 4.7 3.1- 7.2
65+ 524 513 98.2 96.6-99.0 11 1.8 1.0- 3.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 418 383 88.9 83.6-92.7 35 11.1 7.3-16.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 946 839 86.9 84.1-89.2 107 13.1 10.8-15.9
Some Post-H.S. 894 785 86.8 84.1-89.2 109 13.2 10.8-15.9
College Graduate 889 790 88.7 86.1-90.8 99 11.3 9.2-13.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 305 277 86.2 78.0-91.7 28 13.8 8.3-22.0
$15,000- 24,999 522 458 87.0 83.3-90.0 64 13.0 10.0-16.7
$25,000- 34,999 457 405 86.6 82.3-90.0 52 13.4 10.0-17.7
$35,000- 49,999 531 462 86.9 83.4-89.8 69 13.1 10.2-16.6
$50,000+ 871 768 87.1 84.4-89.4 103 12.9 10.6-15.6
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 201 181 88.5 82.5-92.6 20 11.5 7.4-17.5
Appalachia II 386 345 88.9 85.0-91.8 41 11.1 8.2-15.0
Appalachia III 213 193 88.7 82.8-92.8 20 11.3 7.2-17.2
Catawba 203 184 90.2 84.4-94.1 19 9.8 5.9-15.6
Edisto 91 87 96.1 89.1-98.6 4 3.9 1.4-10.9
Low Country 149 134 86.7 77.7-92.5 15 13.3 7.5-22.3
Palmetto 497 436 86.8 82.9-90.0 61 13.2 10.0-17.1
Pee Dee 214 198 91.7 86.3-95.1 16 8.3 4.9-13.7
Savannah 140 121 86.1 78.5-91.3 19 13.9 8.7-21.5
Trident 401 346 84.1 78.4-88.5 55 15.9 11.5-21.6
Upper Savannah 176 159 88.5 81.5-93.1 17 11.5 6.9-18.5
Waccamaw 243 208 83.7 77.5-88.4 35 16.3 11.6-22.5
Wateree 186 168 88.5 81.8-92.9 18 11.5 7.1-18.2

*Data in this table were derived from the alcohol consumption questions.
No = Respondents who report they did not drink in the past 30 days and who did not have five or more drinks on an occasion.
Yes = Respondents who report they did drink in t he past 30 days and had five or more drinks on one or more occasions in the past month.

#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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