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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe 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
-Buncombe County 342 178 58.6 51.9-64.9 164 41.4 35.1-48.1
GENDER
Male 127 74 63.2 52.7-72.7 53 36.8 27.3-47.3
Female 215 104 54.9 46.4-63.0 111 45.1 37.0-53.6
RACE
White 308 163 58.7 51.7-65.4 145 41.3 34.6-48.3
Other 32 15 58.5 38.1-76.4 17 41.5 23.6-61.9
AGE
18-44 75 52 71.9 58.9-82.1 23 28.1 17.9-41.1
45+ 266 126 49.4 42.7-56.2 140 50.6 43.8-57.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 114 37 42.4 31.0-54.6 77 57.6 45.4-69.0
Some College + 227 141 66.9 59.5-73.6 86 33.1 26.4-40.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 184 83 51.9 42.6-61.1 101 48.1 38.9-57.4
$50,000+ 123 86 69.8 59.1-78.7 37 30.2 21.3-40.9

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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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