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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston County

Alcohol Consumption

During the past 30 days, have you had at least one drink of any alcoholic beverage such as beer, wine, a malt beverage, or liquor?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,769 6,305 44.3 43.0-45.5 9,464 55.7 54.5-57.0
-Gaston County 409 144 40.9 34.0-48.2 265 59.1 51.8-66.0
GENDER
Male 169 77 50.8 40.4-61.2 92 49.2 38.8-59.6
Female 240 67 31.6 23.4-41.0 173 68.4 59.0-76.6
RACE
White 350 128 40.0 33.1-47.4 222 60.0 52.6-66.9
Other 59 16 44.0 26.3-63.3 43 56.0 36.7-73.7
AGE
18-44 109 50 48.9 36.7-61.2 59 51.1 38.8-63.3
45+ 297 94 33.4 27.5-39.9 203 66.6 60.1-72.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 219 55 34.4 24.7-45.6 164 65.6 54.4-75.3
Some College + 189 89 48.5 38.9-58.1 100 51.5 41.9-61.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 217 59 33.7 24.1-45.0 158 66.3 55.0-75.9
$50,000+ 123 71 60.7 50.2-70.3 52 39.3 29.7-49.8

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^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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