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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance County

Alcohol Consumption

During the past 30 days, how many days per week or per month did you have at least one drink of any alcoholic beverage?*

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  Total
Respond.^
No drinks 1-2 days 3-7 days 8-29 days Everyday
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,173 84 1.1 0.8- 1.6 1,703 28.9 27.2-30.7 1,900 32.5 30.7-34.4 1,856 30.0 28.3-31.8 630 7.4 6.7- 8.3
-Alamance County 135 1 1.6 0.2-10.6 53 38.8 28.3-50.4 47 35.6 24.1-49.0 18 11.6 6.9-18.8 16 12.5 7.1-21.2
GENDER
Male 54 1 3.3 0.5-20.4 14 22.2 11.7-38.1 22 46.1 27.1-66.2 10 15.7 7.7-29.4 7 12.7 5.4-26.7
Female 81 0 0.0 . - . 39 54.2 40.7-67.1 25 25.7 16.6-37.7 8 7.7 3.5-16.1 9 12.4 5.7-24.9
RACE
White 113 0 0.0 . - . 47 45.8 34.7-57.5 36 27.9 19.1-38.9 16 13.2 7.8-21.4 14 13.0 7.1-22.7
Other 22 1 7.1 0.9-38.5 6 14.6 4.7-37.4 11 61.5 30.6-85.3 2 6.0 0.9-31.3 2 10.7 2.4-37.2
AGE
18-44 42 0 0.0 . - . 21 44.4 26.0-64.4 12 36.1 17.3-60.6 5 9.6 3.8-22.4 4 9.9 3.4-25.6
45+ 92 0 0.0 . - . 32 34.4 23.9-46.5 35 36.1 25.9-47.9 13 13.9 7.7-23.7 12 15.6 8.4-27.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 43 0 0.0 . - . 16 31.9 16.5-52.6 17 42.6 20.7-67.8 6 10.7 4.3-24.3 4 14.8 5.3-34.9
Some College + 92 1 2.6 0.4-16.2 37 43.0 30.7-56.2 30 31.3 20.8-44.1 12 12.1 6.4-21.7 12 11.1 5.8-20.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 53 0 0.0 . - . 19 29.3 15.0-49.4 24 51.6 29.0-73.5 5 8.1 2.9-20.5 5 11.0 3.3-31.0
$50,000+ 71 1 2.9 0.4-17.8 31 46.5 32.7-60.8 20 27.3 16.5-41.6 11 13.3 6.9-24.2 8 10.0 4.7-20.2

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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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