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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth 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
-Forsyth County 181 138 69.9 60.0-78.2 16 13.9 7.6-24.1 7 3.5 1.5- 7.9 13 8.7 4.7-15.7 7 4.0 1.7- 9.2
GENDER
Male 91 64 61.1 47.3-73.2 9 19.1 9.5-34.8 3 3.2 0.9-10.9 10 12.4 6.1-23.5 5 4.3 1.6-10.9
Female 90 74 83.1 72.3-90.2 7 6.2 2.9-12.8 4 4.0 1.5-10.3 3 3.2 1.0-10.0 2 3.5 0.6-17.1
RACE
White 150 115 67.5 56.2-77.1 14 17.0 9.2-29.3 5 2.6 1.0- 6.6 10 9.4 4.6-18.1 6 3.5 1.4- 8.5
Other 31 23 78.5 58.3-90.5 2 2.8 0.7-11.3 2 6.7 1.5-25.9 3 6.3 1.9-18.7 1 5.7 0.8-31.2
AGE
18-44 52 33 56.2 39.1-72.0 9 26.9 13.5-46.3 1 0.9 0.1- 6.6 7 11.3 5.0-23.7 2 4.6 1.1-17.4
45+ 126 102 79.7 69.7-87.1 7 4.3 2.0- 9.0 6 5.5 2.2-12.8 6 6.9 2.5-17.3 5 3.6 1.3- 9.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 44 32 62.8 40.0-81.0 3 14.7 3.0-49.0 2 5.8 1.2-23.1 3 5.3 1.6-16.1 4 11.5 3.8-29.7
Some College + 137 106 72.2 61.4-80.9 13 13.7 7.4-24.0 5 2.8 1.1- 6.9 10 9.8 4.9-18.8 3 1.6 0.4- 5.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 55 41 69.9 49.4-84.7 4 12.0 3.0-37.9 3 5.6 1.7-17.2 4 6.2 2.2-16.4 3 6.2 1.4-23.9
$50,000+ 105 77 66.3 53.8-76.9 12 17.8 9.2-31.6 4 3.3 1.0-10.1 8 8.8 4.2-17.6 4 3.9 1.4-10.4

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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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