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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth 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
-Forsyth County 179 1 0.2 0.0- 1.5 30 15.1 9.3-23.7 68 40.4 31.5-49.9 61 36.8 28.2-46.3 19 7.5 4.5-12.2
GENDER
Male 89 0 0.0 . - . 9 7.2 3.5-14.1 33 43.8 31.4-57.1 37 41.9 29.8-55.1 10 7.1 3.4-14.0
Female 90 1 0.5 0.1- 3.6 21 26.9 15.2-42.9 35 35.3 24.6-47.8 24 29.2 19.0-42.0 9 8.1 4.0-15.8
RACE
White 149 1 0.3 0.0- 1.9 23 12.4 7.8-19.1 56 42.2 32.4-52.8 54 38.5 29.1-48.9 15 6.6 3.8-11.1
Other 30 0 0.0 . - . 7 25.2 8.5-54.9 12 33.5 17.2-54.8 7 30.4 13.8-54.4 4 11.0 3.6-29.1
AGE
18-44 52 0 0.0 . - . 9 18.0 7.6-36.9 22 40.9 25.8-58.0 18 38.1 23.3-55.5 3 3.0 0.9- 9.5
45+ 124 1 0.4 0.1- 2.6 21 13.2 8.4-20.1 43 39.0 29.1-49.8 43 36.3 27.0-46.9 16 11.2 6.5-18.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 41 0 0.0 . - . 7 9.6 4.2-20.6 14 38.5 19.5-61.8 12 38.0 19.7-60.5 8 13.9 5.8-29.8
Some College + 138 1 0.3 0.0- 1.9 23 16.8 9.7-27.5 54 41.0 31.4-51.3 49 36.4 27.2-46.8 11 5.6 3.0-10.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 54 0 0.0 . - . 12 25.2 10.4-49.5 18 23.6 13.1-38.8 16 42.2 23.8-63.2 8 8.9 4.0-18.5
$50,000+ 104 0 0.0 . - . 15 11.9 6.7-20.1 39 44.7 33.5-56.4 40 35.9 26.3-46.8 10 7.6 3.8-14.5

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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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