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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston 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
-Gaston County 136 37 23.8 16.3-33.2 42 22.1 15.4-30.5 12 8.1 4.2-15.1 15 10.9 6.2-18.5 30 35.2 24.0-48.3
GENDER
Male 73 12 15.2 7.6-28.0 17 14.5 8.1-24.8 9 11.3 5.3-22.3 9 12.6 6.1-24.3 26 46.4 31.7-61.7
Female 63 25 36.8 23.5-52.5 25 33.6 21.2-48.6 3 3.2 0.9-10.7 6 8.3 3.5-18.6 4 18.1 5.4-46.0
RACE
White 121 35 26.2 18.0-36.3 37 22.4 15.4-31.4 11 8.2 4.2-15.4 13 10.9 5.9-19.4 25 32.3 21.1-46.1
Other 15 2 14.6 3.3-46.5 5 20.8 7.3-46.9 1 7.6 1.0-39.5 2 10.8 2.5-36.3 5 46.1 18.8-76.0
AGE
18-44 47 12 19.5 10.4-33.8 10 14.3 7.1-26.9 3 5.5 1.6-17.2 7 13.0 5.9-26.4 15 47.6 30.3-65.4
45+ 89 25 29.0 19.0-41.6 32 31.7 22.2-43.1 9 11.3 5.5-22.1 8 8.3 4.0-16.2 15 19.7 11.9-30.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 50 11 21.0 10.8-36.7 13 19.4 9.9-34.5 3 4.7 1.3-15.7 6 9.3 3.8-21.2 17 45.6 27.9-64.5
Some College + 86 26 25.5 16.0-38.1 29 23.8 15.4-34.7 9 10.3 4.8-20.6 9 11.9 5.8-23.1 13 28.5 15.5-46.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 53 18 30.5 17.3-47.9 11 13.3 6.3-26.0 4 4.9 1.4-15.6 7 12.3 5.2-26.3 13 39.1 20.9-60.9
$50,000+ 70 16 20.1 11.2-33.3 25 26.5 16.8-39.2 8 11.9 5.5-23.6 6 9.4 3.8-21.4 15 32.1 18.5-49.7

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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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