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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Davidson 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
-Davidson County 131 59 40.6 29.4-53.0 42 38.7 26.9-52.1 17 11.5 6.7-19.1 2 2.2 0.5- 8.5 11 6.9 3.4-13.7
GENDER
Male 71 24 40.7 26.3-56.9 31 40.1 26.8-55.0 9 10.0 4.8-19.8 1 2.0 0.3-13.2 6 7.1 2.7-17.9
Female 60 35 40.6 24.1-59.5 11 36.6 16.7-62.5 8 13.9 6.1-28.4 1 2.5 0.3-15.8 5 6.5 2.4-16.4
RACE
White 119 53 41.4 29.3-54.8 36 35.0 22.6-49.8 17 13.2 7.7-21.7 2 2.5 0.6- 9.7 11 7.9 3.8-15.6
Other 12 6 35.0 12.7-66.6 6 65.0 33.4-87.3 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 43 18 40.2 23.3-59.8 11 36.7 19.3-58.4 7 11.4 5.1-23.8 2 3.9 0.9-14.8 5 7.8 2.8-20.1
45+ 88 41 41.2 29.7-53.9 31 41.3 29.1-54.7 10 11.7 5.9-21.7 0 0.0 . - . 6 5.8 2.5-12.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 62 25 38.5 23.7-55.7 19 37.5 23.2-54.2 9 13.2 6.4-25.2 2 4.1 1.0-15.3 7 6.7 3.0-14.2
Some College + 69 34 43.1 26.7-61.3 23 40.1 22.3-61.1 8 9.6 4.3-20.2 0 0.0 . - . 4 7.1 2.1-21.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 66 31 39.1 23.6-57.2 22 43.9 26.3-63.1 7 8.5 3.8-18.2 0 0.0 . - . 6 8.5 3.3-20.5
$50,000+ 56 24 43.7 28.4-60.4 17 32.4 19.4-48.7 10 16.8 8.3-30.9 1 2.4 0.3-15.3 4 4.7 1.7-12.6

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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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