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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Davidson County

Alcohol Consumption

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

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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 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
-Davidson County 127 44 30.1 20.3-42.1 31 26.1 15.2-41.1 25 22.1 13.8-33.5 7 3.6 1.6- 8.0 20 18.0 10.5-29.2
GENDER
Male 67 15 24.9 12.9-42.5 19 19.3 11.0-31.6 17 30.2 17.8-46.2 3 2.6 0.8- 8.0 13 23.1 12.1-39.6
Female 60 29 37.6 22.0-56.3 12 36.1 16.2-62.2 8 10.5 4.3-23.6 4 5.2 1.6-15.0 7 10.6 4.6-22.9
RACE
White 116 39 29.1 18.9-42.0 26 24.3 12.9-41.1 24 22.1 13.6-33.8 7 4.1 1.8- 9.0 20 20.3 11.8-32.6
Other 11 5 37.5 12.8-70.9 5 40.4 13.9-73.9 1 22.2 3.4-69.9 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 41 15 30.9 16.3-50.6 6 25.0 9.4-51.5 7 16.9 7.4-34.3 2 2.8 0.7-10.8 11 24.5 12.1-43.2
45+ 86 29 29.1 19.5-40.9 25 27.7 17.8-40.2 18 28.8 17.4-43.8 5 4.8 1.9-11.5 9 9.7 4.8-18.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 59 20 32.4 18.3-50.7 12 18.9 8.9-35.8 13 29.2 16.3-46.7 3 2.4 0.7- 7.8 11 17.1 8.9-30.3
Some College + 68 24 27.5 16.2-42.7 19 34.0 16.6-57.2 12 14.5 6.9-27.8 4 5.0 1.7-13.8 9 19.0 7.9-39.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 64 23 30.9 17.0-49.4 20 35.5 18.5-57.2 11 19.7 9.4-36.9 3 2.2 0.6- 7.3 7 11.7 5.0-25.1
$50,000+ 54 19 30.4 18.2-46.1 7 12.1 5.1-26.1 13 26.8 14.7-43.9 4 6.0 2.1-16.0 11 24.7 11.9-44.4

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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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