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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Durham 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
-Durham County 195 99 43.2 34.5-52.4 65 31.2 23.7-39.8 16 8.7 4.7-15.6 4 4.0 1.3-11.1 11 13.0 5.9-26.1
GENDER
Male 89 38 35.7 24.3-48.9 28 28.6 18.6-41.2 12 13.1 6.6-24.3 1 1.5 0.2-10.2 10 21.1 9.8-39.8
Female 106 61 54.5 43.1-65.5 37 35.1 25.4-46.2 4 2.0 0.7- 5.6 3 7.6 2.2-23.3 1 0.8 0.1- 5.4
RACE
White 132 70 48.2 38.6-57.9 46 37.5 28.4-47.6 9 7.5 3.7-14.7 2 2.7 0.6-10.6 5 4.2 1.6-11.0
Other 62 29 38.4 24.4-54.6 18 22.6 12.8-36.8 7 10.2 3.8-24.6 2 5.5 1.2-21.4 6 23.3 9.6-46.5
AGE
18-44 73 27 32.4 21.1-46.2 28 32.2 21.1-45.6 6 7.6 2.9-18.6 4 7.0 2.3-18.9 8 20.9 9.2-40.8
45+ 122 72 57.4 46.8-67.4 37 29.9 21.4-40.0 10 10.1 4.6-20.7 0 0.0 . - . 3 2.6 0.8- 8.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 34 18 43.7 24.8-64.7 6 19.4 7.6-41.4 5 17.0 6.2-39.1 2 7.1 1.7-24.8 3 12.7 3.5-37.1
Some College + 161 81 43.1 33.5-53.1 59 34.8 26.2-44.6 11 6.1 2.8-12.5 2 3.0 0.6-13.4 8 13.1 5.0-29.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 55 27 40.4 23.7-59.7 18 26.3 13.9-44.0 4 6.7 1.4-26.2 0 0.0 . - . 6 26.6 10.1-54.0
$50,000+ 124 64 45.1 35.4-55.2 41 33.8 24.9-44.0 11 10.6 5.5-19.6 3 3.8 1.2-11.5 5 6.7 2.3-17.9

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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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