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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance County

Alcohol Consumption

During the past 30 days, what is the largest number of drinks you had on any occasion?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Only one Two Three Four Five or more
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,972 1,813 25.5 24.0-27.2 1,661 24.7 23.2-26.3 965 15.3 14.1-16.6 504 9.2 8.1-10.4 1,029 25.2 23.3-27.3
-Alamance County 134 56 36.7 26.7-48.0 36 30.6 19.0-45.4 13 7.7 4.2-13.7 11 9.9 4.6-19.9 18 15.1 9.1-24.2
GENDER
Male 51 15 25.0 13.1-42.3 9 27.7 9.9-57.0 5 7.5 2.8-18.5 8 17.3 7.0-36.8 14 22.6 12.0-38.5
Female 83 41 46.9 33.8-60.5 27 33.1 21.2-47.7 8 7.9 3.7-16.1 3 3.4 0.9-11.6 4 8.7 3.1-22.3
RACE
White 113 49 39.4 29.0-50.8 28 23.9 15.2-35.5 11 8.9 4.7-16.1 9 10.2 4.3-22.3 16 17.6 10.5-28.1
Other 21 7 26.9 9.1-57.6 8 55.0 22.6-83.6 2 3.6 0.7-15.5 2 8.5 1.7-33.7 2 6.0 1.2-25.0
AGE
18-44 41 14 29.3 15.7-48.1 8 31.7 13.0-59.0 5 7.3 2.8-18.0 3 10.8 3.0-31.8 11 20.9 10.3-37.8
45+ 93 42 44.0 32.7-56.0 28 29.5 20.0-41.2 8 8.1 3.9-16.1 8 8.9 4.1-18.3 7 9.4 4.3-19.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 43 21 40.6 22.0-62.3 9 34.4 13.4-64.1 5 5.4 2.0-14.1 0 0.0 . - . 8 19.6 8.6-38.7
Some College + 91 35 34.2 23.5-46.9 27 28.2 17.7-41.8 8 9.2 4.4-18.0 11 16.1 7.7-30.5 10 12.3 6.3-22.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 54 23 33.0 17.4-53.6 14 36.9 15.0-65.9 5 5.3 1.9-13.9 4 5.0 1.7-14.0 8 19.8 8.6-39.3
$50,000+ 68 26 35.8 23.4-50.4 17 23.9 13.0-39.7 8 10.7 5.2-20.8 7 14.9 6.2-31.7 10 14.7 7.5-26.8

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*This question asked only of respondents who reported drinking at least one drink in the last month.

^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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