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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Durham County

Alcohol Consumption

During the past 30 days, how many days per week or per month did you have at least one drink of any alcoholic beverage?*

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  Total
Respond.^
No drinks 1-2 days 3-7 days 8-29 days Everyday
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,173 84 1.1 0.8- 1.6 1,703 28.9 27.2-30.7 1,900 32.5 30.7-34.4 1,856 30.0 28.3-31.8 630 7.4 6.7- 8.3
-Durham County 198 0 0.0 . - . 46 24.1 17.3-32.5 68 31.5 23.6-40.5 66 38.9 29.4-49.4 18 5.6 3.3- 9.2
GENDER
Male 91 0 0.0 . - . 17 20.5 11.9-32.9 27 28.9 18.4-42.3 37 45.5 31.8-59.8 10 5.2 2.5-10.2
Female 107 0 0.0 . - . 29 30.0 20.9-41.0 41 35.6 26.0-46.7 29 28.1 18.7-40.0 8 6.2 2.9-12.9
RACE
White 132 0 0.0 . - . 22 16.0 10.1-24.3 46 33.8 25.2-43.7 48 40.1 30.9-50.2 16 10.1 5.9-16.6
Other 65 0 0.0 . - . 23 30.8 18.8-46.1 22 29.6 17.5-45.6 18 38.4 22.6-57.2 2 1.1 0.2- 5.1
AGE
18-44 76 0 0.0 . - . 21 24.0 14.6-36.8 31 34.2 22.6-48.1 23 40.8 26.7-56.7 1 1.0 0.1- 6.8
45+ 122 0 0.0 . - . 25 24.2 16.0-34.8 37 27.4 19.1-37.7 43 36.2 26.9-46.5 17 12.2 7.3-19.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 36 0 0.0 . - . 10 26.1 12.4-46.7 13 29.4 14.4-50.9 12 43.4 23.8-65.3 1 1.1 0.2- 7.9
Some College + 162 0 0.0 . - . 36 23.3 16.1-32.4 55 32.3 23.7-42.2 54 37.2 26.9-48.8 17 7.3 4.3-12.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 59 0 0.0 . - . 18 27.9 15.4-45.3 21 30.2 16.6-48.5 17 40.7 22.3-62.1 3 1.2 0.4- 3.8
$50,000+ 123 0 0.0 . - . 24 20.9 13.5-30.8 42 32.4 23.5-42.8 42 37.2 27.9-47.6 15 9.5 5.5-16.0

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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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