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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Davidson 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
-Davidson County 130 103 77.3 66.1-85.5 6 5.4 2.2-13.0 9 9.4 4.1-20.5 7 5.1 2.3-11.3 5 2.7 1.1- 6.6
GENDER
Male 71 55 72.8 57.1-84.4 3 5.9 1.7-18.6 6 12.6 4.7-29.6 5 7.1 2.8-16.8 2 1.6 0.4- 6.7
Female 59 48 84.1 70.3-92.2 3 4.7 1.4-14.9 3 4.6 1.2-15.8 2 2.2 0.4-10.1 3 4.4 1.3-13.6
RACE
White 118 92 75.8 63.7-84.9 6 6.2 2.5-14.8 8 9.0 3.5-21.2 7 5.9 2.6-12.9 5 3.1 1.2- 7.6
Other 12 11 87.4 46.2-98.2 0 0.0 . - . 1 12.6 1.8-53.8 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 43 28 69.9 51.7-83.5 4 8.1 2.8-21.7 5 13.8 5.0-32.6 4 5.9 2.0-15.9 2 2.3 0.5- 9.0
45+ 87 75 86.8 76.6-93.0 2 1.9 0.5- 7.6 4 3.9 1.3-11.1 3 4.2 1.1-14.4 3 3.3 1.0-10.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 62 47 77.4 63.4-87.1 2 3.2 0.7-13.6 4 7.5 2.5-20.3 6 9.2 3.9-20.3 3 2.7 0.8- 8.5
Some College + 68 56 77.2 58.0-89.2 4 7.9 2.5-22.6 5 11.7 3.4-33.3 1 0.4 0.1- 3.1 2 2.8 0.7-10.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 65 55 84.4 70.3-92.5 3 6.7 1.9-20.4 2 3.2 0.5-16.4 4 4.6 1.6-12.3 1 1.1 0.2- 7.9
$50,000+ 56 41 68.9 50.8-82.6 3 4.2 1.2-13.3 6 16.0 5.6-37.8 2 5.8 1.5-20.6 4 5.1 1.8-13.6

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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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