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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance County

Alcohol Consumption

During the past 30 days, have you had at least one drink of any alcoholic beverage such as beer, wine, a malt beverage, or liquor?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,769 6,305 44.3 43.0-45.5 9,464 55.7 54.5-57.0
-Alamance County 389 139 34.7 28.0-42.1 250 65.3 57.9-72.0
GENDER
Male 120 55 37.5 25.3-51.6 65 62.5 48.4-74.7
Female 269 84 32.5 25.8-40.0 185 67.5 60.0-74.2
RACE
White 306 117 36.3 29.1-44.3 189 63.7 55.7-70.9
Other 82 22 30.3 16.2-49.5 60 69.7 50.5-83.8
AGE
18-44 104 42 34.2 22.8-47.7 62 65.8 52.3-77.2
45+ 281 96 35.0 28.8-41.8 185 65.0 58.2-71.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 176 44 25.0 16.0-36.9 132 75.0 63.1-84.0
Some College + 212 95 45.6 37.4-54.0 117 54.4 46.0-62.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 191 54 30.2 20.4-42.2 137 69.8 57.8-79.6
$50,000+ 134 72 47.2 34.9-59.8 62 52.8 40.2-65.1

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^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

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