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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance County

Alcohol Consumption

One drink is equivalent to a 12 ounce beer, a 5 ounce glass of wine, or a drink with one shot of liquor.
During the past 30 days, on the days when you drank, about how many drinks did you drink on the average?*

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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 6,056 2,935 41.7 39.8-43.5 1,852 29.6 28.0-31.4 648 12.5 11.2-13.9 234 5.4 4.5- 6.4 387 10.9 9.3-12.6
-Alamance County 135 71 54.7 42.9-66.0 35 21.1 14.3-30.0 18 15.5 8.9-25.7 4 3.6 1.2-10.1 7 5.0 2.1-11.8
GENDER
Male 52 19 41.3 21.9-63.7 13 19.7 10.2-34.5 13 28.0 14.4-47.2 3 5.5 1.5-18.3 4 5.6 2.0-15.0
Female 83 52 66.8 53.7-77.7 22 22.4 14.0-34.0 5 4.4 1.6-11.0 1 1.9 0.3-12.5 3 4.5 1.0-18.1
RACE
White 114 62 53.6 42.2-64.7 28 19.8 13.2-28.7 14 15.7 8.4-27.4 4 4.6 1.6-12.6 6 6.3 2.6-14.6
Other 21 9 58.8 26.5-85.0 7 25.8 8.7-55.8 4 14.8 4.1-41.7 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.5 0.1- 4.1
AGE
18-44 41 17 54.1 33.9-73.0 10 17.1 8.4-31.8 7 15.5 6.0-34.5 3 6.1 1.8-19.3 4 7.2 2.2-20.9
45+ 94 54 55.4 43.6-66.6 25 25.0 16.5-36.0 11 15.5 8.2-27.4 1 1.2 0.2- 7.9 3 3.0 0.8-10.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 43 22 55.9 33.7-75.9 7 14.9 6.2-31.8 9 16.4 7.2-33.3 1 3.9 0.5-23.6 4 8.9 2.6-25.8
Some College + 92 49 54.1 41.2-66.4 28 24.9 16.5-35.8 9 14.9 6.9-29.3 3 3.4 1.0-10.7 3 2.7 0.7- 9.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 53 28 57.0 34.9-76.7 11 13.8 6.4-27.3 9 15.6 6.6-32.4 2 5.8 1.2-23.3 3 7.7 1.9-26.3
$50,000+ 69 33 50.5 36.2-64.7 22 25.2 15.9-37.7 9 18.4 8.8-34.4 2 2.8 0.6-11.5 3 3.1 0.8-10.8

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*This question was 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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