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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Cumberland County

Alcohol Consumption

One drink is equivalent to a 12 ounce beer, a 5 ounce glass of wine, or a drink with one shot of liquor.
During the past 30 days, on the days when you drank, about how many drinks did you drink on the average?*

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  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 6,056 2,935 41.7 39.8-43.5 1,852 29.6 28.0-31.4 648 12.5 11.2-13.9 234 5.4 4.5- 6.4 387 10.9 9.3-12.6
-Cumberland County 180 88 45.3 36.2-54.7 52 30.7 22.9-39.9 19 11.2 6.7-18.1 7 5.4 1.8-15.5 14 7.4 4.2-12.7
GENDER
Male 77 30 38.0 25.6-52.3 24 34.8 23.1-48.6 9 13.0 6.3-25.0 3 2.6 0.8- 8.4 11 11.6 6.2-20.8
Female 103 58 53.7 41.0-66.0 28 26.0 17.0-37.7 10 9.0 4.7-16.6 4 8.7 2.1-30.0 3 2.5 0.7- 8.2
RACE
White 108 56 48.7 36.4-61.2 27 24.6 15.8-36.2 11 10.5 5.2-20.1 4 7.4 1.9-24.3 10 8.8 4.5-16.6
Other 72 32 40.1 27.8-53.8 25 39.9 27.1-54.3 8 12.1 5.7-24.1 3 2.5 0.7- 8.4 4 5.3 1.9-14.0
AGE
18-44 78 30 38.7 26.1-52.9 26 34.6 23.1-48.2 10 12.1 6.0-22.9 4 7.5 2.0-24.7 8 7.1 3.4-14.5
45+ 102 58 54.9 43.4-65.8 26 25.1 16.5-36.3 9 9.8 4.8-19.1 3 2.4 0.7- 8.1 6 7.8 3.3-17.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 62 25 39.4 24.1-57.0 20 30.8 18.3-47.0 6 8.6 3.3-20.2 5 11.3 3.0-34.4 6 10.0 4.3-21.6
Some College + 118 63 49.1 38.4-59.8 32 30.7 21.3-42.0 13 12.8 7.0-22.4 2 1.7 0.4- 7.1 8 5.8 2.7-11.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 90 44 47.8 34.2-61.7 27 29.1 18.6-42.4 9 9.2 4.5-17.9 5 8.5 2.1-28.4 5 5.4 2.1-13.1
$50,000+ 77 38 45.2 32.5-58.6 21 29.4 18.5-43.3 10 15.0 7.4-28.0 1 1.6 0.2-10.6 7 8.9 4.0-18.5

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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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