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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance County

Alcohol Consumption

Considering all types of alcoholic beverages, how many times during the past 30 days did you have 5 or more drinks on an occasion?*

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  Total
Respond.^
None Once Twice 3-7 times 8-30 times
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,076 4,729 70.1 68.1-72.1 506 11.9 10.6-13.5 284 5.6 4.7- 6.7 392 9.0 7.7-10.6 165 3.3 2.6- 4.1
-Alamance County 138 116 82.6 73.4-89.0 6 5.3 2.3-12.0 6 3.9 1.6- 9.0 10 8.2 4.0-15.9 0 0.0 . - .
GENDER
Male 54 40 78.0 62.7-88.2 2 2.7 0.6-10.7 4 6.6 2.3-17.5 8 12.7 5.6-26.1 0 0.0 . - .
Female 84 76 86.6 73.7-93.7 4 7.7 2.8-19.4 2 1.5 0.3- 6.3 2 4.2 0.9-18.0 0 0.0 . - .
RACE
White 117 97 79.5 69.2-87.1 5 5.7 2.3-13.8 6 4.9 2.1-11.3 9 9.8 4.7-19.1 0 0.0 . - .
Other 21 19 94.0 75.0-98.8 1 3.8 0.5-24.6 0 0.0 . - . 1 2.3 0.3-16.0 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 42 29 75.8 58.6-87.4 5 9.2 3.5-22.5 2 4.0 1.0-15.0 6 11.0 4.2-25.6 0 0.0 . - .
45+ 96 87 89.1 79.6-94.5 1 1.5 0.2-10.0 4 3.8 1.4-10.2 4 5.5 1.9-14.8 0 0.0 . - .
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 44 35 79.2 60.3-90.5 1 2.1 0.3-13.8 3 6.6 2.0-19.9 5 12.1 4.2-30.2 0 0.0 . - .
Some College + 94 81 84.7 74.1-91.5 5 7.4 2.9-17.4 3 2.2 0.7- 7.1 5 5.7 2.2-13.9 0 0.0 . - .
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 54 46 80.2 60.7-91.4 1 2.2 0.3-14.8 2 4.4 1.0-17.3 5 13.1 4.6-32.4 0 0.0 . - .
$50,000+ 71 58 82.0 69.8-90.0 5 8.3 3.3-19.6 3 3.2 0.9-11.0 5 6.5 2.5-15.7 0 0.0 . - .

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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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