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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth 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
-Forsyth County 178 55 25.8 18.6-34.6 46 21.5 15.6-28.9 30 17.3 11.5-25.2 20 11.4 6.5-19.3 27 23.9 15.9-34.3
GENDER
Male 89 17 15.5 9.2-24.7 21 17.5 10.9-27.0 19 18.0 10.4-29.3 8 11.4 4.8-24.6 24 37.7 25.5-51.7
Female 89 38 41.5 28.7-55.5 25 27.6 18.0-39.8 11 16.3 8.8-28.4 12 11.5 6.4-19.9 3 3.1 0.9-10.0
RACE
White 149 45 22.8 16.4-30.7 39 21.5 15.2-29.5 26 17.5 11.4-25.9 15 10.7 5.4-20.2 24 27.5 18.1-39.4
Other 29 10 37.6 17.4-63.2 7 21.6 9.4-42.5 4 16.5 4.9-42.8 5 14.2 5.3-33.0 3 10.1 2.9-29.5
AGE
18-44 51 12 22.9 11.2-41.2 7 11.7 5.2-24.1 12 14.9 7.7-27.0 5 10.9 3.4-30.2 15 39.6 24.1-57.5
45+ 124 41 27.4 19.8-36.5 38 28.6 20.6-38.1 18 19.4 11.6-30.6 15 12.0 7.1-19.6 12 12.7 6.5-23.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 41 12 14.8 7.3-27.9 7 13.3 5.7-28.1 10 21.3 9.8-40.4 6 22.9 8.3-49.3 6 27.6 10.6-55.0
Some College + 137 43 29.0 20.4-39.5 39 24.0 17.0-32.7 20 16.1 9.8-25.3 14 8.0 4.6-13.7 21 22.8 14.6-33.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 52 22 39.1 21.1-60.6 11 16.3 7.9-30.5 7 8.2 3.5-17.9 5 17.0 5.1-43.9 7 19.4 7.2-42.8
$50,000+ 105 25 20.7 13.5-30.3 28 22.8 15.4-32.5 19 17.4 10.7-27.1 14 11.0 6.3-18.7 19 28.0 17.8-41.2

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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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