SCHS Home Search FAQs Guestbook

North Carolina State Center for Health Statistics Navigation Bar

2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe County

Alcohol Consumption

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

View results for a demographic group:
Select a different topic:
View results for a different geographical area:
  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
-Buncombe County 174 50 23.2 16.8-30.9 58 29.7 21.8-39.1 27 16.7 10.8-24.8 16 11.0 6.3-18.7 23 19.4 12.4-29.1
GENDER
Male 72 15 14.3 8.1-24.1 20 22.0 13.2-34.4 14 22.5 12.7-36.8 6 12.3 5.1-26.8 17 28.9 17.2-44.3
Female 102 35 31.3 21.4-43.1 38 36.8 25.1-50.3 13 11.3 6.0-20.3 10 9.9 4.9-18.8 6 10.8 4.7-23.0
RACE
White 161 46 22.7 16.3-30.8 52 29.3 21.0-39.3 25 16.6 10.6-25.0 15 10.0 5.7-16.9 23 21.4 13.8-31.8
Other 13 4 27.4 8.7-59.7 6 33.9 12.7-64.3 2 17.7 3.2-58.5 1 21.1 3.3-67.8 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 51 10 15.1 7.6-27.8 11 24.0 12.2-41.8 10 19.6 10.2-34.6 8 14.0 6.4-28.0 12 27.2 15.1-44.0
45+ 123 40 31.3 23.0-41.1 47 35.5 27.0-45.1 17 13.6 8.2-21.7 8 8.0 3.7-16.6 11 11.5 6.3-20.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 35 8 15.7 7.0-31.4 8 15.9 7.4-30.9 7 23.0 10.3-43.6 4 22.3 8.8-46.1 8 23.1 11.1-41.9
Some College + 139 42 25.5 18.0-34.8 50 34.1 24.4-45.2 20 14.7 8.7-23.6 12 7.5 4.1-13.4 15 18.3 10.4-30.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 80 23 21.2 12.9-32.7 30 31.4 19.1-47.1 9 13.5 5.9-27.9 10 19.1 9.8-34.1 8 14.7 7.3-27.5
$50,000+ 86 23 23.1 14.5-34.5 26 29.9 19.9-42.3 18 21.9 13.4-33.7 6 5.2 2.2-11.7 13 19.9 11.4-32.5

Back to Alcohol Consumption.

*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.

BRFSS Home | Annual Questionnaires | Technical Notes

This page was generated on 19MAY09.

SCHS Home | Search | FAQs | Guestbook