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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe 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
-Buncombe County 178 2 0.5 0.1- 2.2 37 27.9 19.5-38.1 59 28.1 21.2-36.3 62 35.0 26.7-44.4 18 8.4 5.0-13.9
GENDER
Male 74 1 0.4 0.1- 3.1 11 20.3 10.4-35.7 27 29.4 19.3-42.1 26 40.9 27.8-55.5 9 8.9 4.2-17.9
Female 104 1 0.6 0.1- 4.4 26 34.8 23.0-48.9 32 26.9 18.3-37.8 36 29.7 20.3-41.2 9 7.9 3.7-16.1
RACE
White 163 2 0.6 0.1- 2.5 31 24.7 16.4-35.4 54 27.7 20.6-36.2 59 37.9 28.9-47.9 17 9.1 5.3-15.1
Other 15 0 0.0 . - . 6 57.6 28.8-82.0 5 31.8 11.8-61.9 3 8.5 2.3-26.9 1 2.1 0.3-14.7
AGE
18-44 52 0 0.0 . - . 18 41.2 26.5-57.6 15 21.7 12.5-35.1 16 31.3 18.5-47.7 3 5.9 1.9-16.9
45+ 126 2 1.1 0.3- 4.4 19 14.5 9.0-22.5 44 34.6 26.0-44.3 46 38.8 29.7-48.8 15 11.0 6.6-17.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 37 0 0.0 . - . 7 25.4 11.3-47.5 12 31.0 16.8-50.1 13 34.6 19.7-53.2 5 9.1 3.0-24.2
Some College + 141 2 0.7 0.2- 2.9 30 28.7 19.1-40.6 47 27.2 19.7-36.2 49 35.2 25.6-46.2 13 8.2 4.5-14.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 83 2 1.2 0.3- 4.9 16 28.1 15.5-45.6 33 34.9 23.5-48.4 26 29.2 18.5-42.9 6 6.5 2.6-15.7
$50,000+ 86 0 0.0 . - . 18 27.0 16.6-40.8 24 24.2 15.7-35.2 34 38.3 27.4-50.5 10 10.5 5.4-19.6

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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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