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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth 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
-Forsyth County 178 89 44.4 35.5-53.7 54 24.9 18.4-32.8 19 15.0 9.0-24.1 6 5.5 2.0-14.6 10 10.1 4.8-20.0
GENDER
Male 89 34 31.7 21.9-43.5 29 25.6 16.7-37.1 12 18.9 10.1-32.4 5 8.9 3.1-23.2 9 14.9 6.8-29.8
Female 89 55 63.2 50.4-74.4 25 23.9 15.8-34.5 7 9.4 3.9-20.8 1 0.5 0.1- 3.6 1 3.0 0.4-18.6
RACE
White 147 74 43.4 34.0-53.3 43 22.0 15.7-29.8 18 18.7 11.2-29.5 4 5.9 1.7-17.9 8 10.1 4.2-22.3
Other 31 15 48.1 27.2-69.7 11 35.5 18.2-57.7 1 1.9 0.3-12.8 2 4.3 1.0-16.7 2 10.2 2.5-33.2
AGE
18-44 52 19 33.5 19.8-50.7 14 15.7 8.7-26.9 11 22.9 11.8-39.7 2 8.6 2.0-30.3 6 19.3 8.2-39.0
45+ 123 69 52.8 42.4-63.1 39 31.7 22.7-42.3 7 8.9 3.7-20.0 4 3.3 1.1- 9.1 4 3.3 1.1- 9.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 42 17 30.0 16.1-48.9 13 23.4 12.0-40.7 4 7.6 2.4-21.7 3 14.5 3.5-44.5 5 24.4 8.7-52.4
Some College + 136 72 49.0 38.8-59.3 41 25.4 18.0-34.5 15 17.4 10.0-28.6 3 2.7 0.7- 9.3 5 5.6 2.2-13.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 52 26 43.7 25.2-64.1 14 19.6 10.3-34.3 5 14.0 4.0-39.0 5 17.0 5.3-43.0 2 5.6 1.0-25.4
$50,000+ 105 51 43.6 33.1-54.7 34 26.4 18.4-36.3 11 14.0 7.6-24.3 1 1.9 0.3-12.0 8 14.2 6.4-28.7

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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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