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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Durham 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
-Durham County 197 49 20.9 15.0-28.3 62 29.7 22.1-38.7 43 17.1 12.1-23.8 16 6.4 3.7-10.8 27 25.9 17.0-37.3
GENDER
Male 89 20 16.0 9.3-26.1 22 26.2 16.0-39.9 22 17.2 10.5-27.0 4 3.8 1.4- 9.9 21 36.8 23.6-52.3
Female 108 29 28.2 19.2-39.3 40 35.0 25.5-45.8 21 17.0 10.5-26.3 12 10.4 5.6-18.4 6 9.4 3.5-23.3
RACE
White 133 29 17.7 11.8-25.7 44 30.9 22.8-40.4 33 25.9 18.1-35.6 12 8.7 4.8-15.3 15 16.8 10.0-26.7
Other 63 20 24.8 14.7-38.8 17 27.0 15.1-43.6 10 7.7 3.6-15.7 4 3.9 1.3-11.6 12 36.6 20.8-55.8
AGE
18-44 73 11 12.6 6.5-23.0 22 28.2 17.4-42.3 16 15.6 8.9-26.0 4 3.2 1.1- 9.2 20 40.3 26.2-56.1
45+ 124 38 31.8 22.8-42.3 40 31.7 22.9-42.1 27 19.1 12.7-27.7 12 10.6 5.8-18.5 7 6.8 2.8-15.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 35 12 23.1 11.7-40.6 10 31.6 14.8-55.1 1 1.2 0.2- 8.4 2 4.4 1.0-17.7 10 39.7 21.7-61.0
Some College + 162 37 20.1 13.7-28.6 52 29.1 21.3-38.4 42 22.3 15.7-30.7 14 7.1 4.0-12.2 17 21.4 11.7-35.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 57 19 26.3 14.7-42.4 16 25.4 12.3-45.0 9 9.3 3.8-20.9 1 0.3 0.0- 2.2 12 38.7 20.5-60.8
$50,000+ 123 27 16.9 11.0-25.1 40 32.0 23.3-42.2 28 21.9 14.8-31.2 14 10.7 6.1-17.9 14 18.6 10.9-29.9

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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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