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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe 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
-Buncombe County 175 144 76.7 67.1-84.1 10 5.8 2.9-11.2 5 3.1 1.2- 7.8 15 13.8 7.7-23.5 1 0.7 0.1- 4.9
GENDER
Male 72 56 71.6 56.1-83.2 2 3.8 0.9-14.2 3 3.8 1.2-11.4 10 19.3 9.3-35.9 1 1.5 0.2-10.0
Female 103 88 81.3 69.4-89.3 8 7.6 3.5-15.8 2 2.4 0.4-11.6 5 8.7 3.4-20.7 0 0.0 . - .
RACE
White 161 131 74.5 64.3-82.6 9 6.1 3.0-12.0 5 3.4 1.3- 8.5 15 15.3 8.6-25.7 1 0.8 0.1- 5.4
Other 14 13 96.9 79.9-99.6 1 3.1 0.4-20.1 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 52 35 67.5 51.2-80.4 7 9.0 3.9-19.3 1 2.0 0.3-13.2 8 20.1 9.5-37.4 1 1.4 0.2- 9.5
45+ 123 109 86.0 77.3-91.8 3 2.5 0.7- 8.1 4 4.1 1.5-11.0 7 7.4 3.4-15.1 0 0.0 . - .
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 36 27 72.5 53.4-85.9 2 5.7 1.1-23.9 2 6.9 1.7-24.7 4 11.9 4.2-29.4 1 3.0 0.4-18.4
Some College + 139 117 78.0 66.5-86.3 8 5.8 2.7-12.0 3 1.9 0.5- 6.1 11 14.4 7.2-26.5 0 0.0 . - .
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 81 69 80.7 67.6-89.4 4 4.7 1.4-14.4 2 3.7 0.9-14.4 5 9.2 3.7-20.9 1 1.6 0.2-10.6
$50,000+ 86 68 75.7 63.3-84.9 6 7.5 3.2-16.6 3 2.9 0.8- 9.4 9 13.8 6.8-26.1 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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