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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Durham 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
-Durham County 197 159 72.7 61.6-81.5 15 7.4 4.1-13.0 10 8.5 4.2-16.3 8 4.2 1.6-10.4 5 7.2 2.1-22.3
GENDER
Male 90 70 68.0 52.0-80.6 6 7.4 3.2-16.5 6 8.9 3.8-19.8 4 4.5 1.2-15.6 4 11.1 3.0-33.4
Female 107 89 80.1 67.9-88.4 9 7.5 3.7-14.4 4 7.8 2.3-22.9 4 3.6 1.2-10.2 1 1.1 0.1- 7.1
RACE
White 133 108 77.8 68.3-85.1 13 12.4 7.0-21.1 5 5.3 2.1-12.8 5 3.1 1.2- 8.2 2 1.4 0.3- 5.7
Other 63 50 66.9 47.5-81.9 2 2.5 0.4-14.1 5 11.9 4.7-27.1 3 5.3 1.3-19.4 3 13.3 3.4-39.9
AGE
18-44 74 52 62.6 46.5-76.3 8 8.6 3.9-17.8 7 11.9 5.3-24.6 4 5.8 1.8-16.8 3 11.2 2.9-35.0
45+ 123 107 86.9 78.1-92.5 7 5.8 2.6-12.7 3 3.7 1.0-13.1 4 2.0 0.7- 5.6 2 1.6 0.4- 6.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 35 25 68.4 46.6-84.4 1 2.6 0.4-16.6 6 20.3 8.5-41.3 2 2.3 0.6- 9.3 1 6.3 0.9-33.7
Some College + 162 134 74.2 60.8-84.2 14 9.2 5.0-16.3 4 4.2 1.2-13.2 6 4.9 1.7-13.5 4 7.6 1.6-28.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 57 45 67.8 44.7-84.6 3 5.0 1.2-18.0 2 6.5 1.4-24.5 4 3.5 1.0-11.7 3 17.2 4.5-47.6
$50,000+ 123 99 75.6 64.8-83.9 12 10.3 5.6-18.3 7 8.1 3.7-16.8 3 4.7 1.2-17.1 2 1.3 0.3- 5.1

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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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