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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston 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
-Gaston County 140 4 7.7 1.7-28.9 42 25.0 16.9-35.3 33 26.3 17.2-37.8 45 29.5 20.2-41.1 16 11.5 5.3-23.3
GENDER
Male 74 2 11.1 2.0-43.6 17 18.4 9.5-32.7 18 27.4 16.3-42.2 28 28.4 17.4-42.8 9 14.7 5.5-33.7
Female 66 2 2.6 0.5-12.6 25 34.8 21.5-51.1 15 24.6 11.4-45.1 17 31.2 16.7-50.8 7 6.8 2.9-15.0
RACE
White 124 3 2.1 0.6- 7.4 40 31.4 21.7-43.1 26 25.0 15.4-37.8 41 32.8 22.5-45.1 14 8.7 4.7-15.4
Other 16 1 24.7 4.0-71.9 2 5.3 1.1-21.6 7 30.2 11.5-59.2 4 19.6 5.9-48.7 2 20.2 3.8-61.6
AGE
18-44 49 2 11.6 2.2-43.5 15 23.2 12.3-39.6 14 27.0 14.3-45.0 16 29.3 15.9-47.5 2 8.9 1.8-33.9
45+ 91 2 1.9 0.4- 8.4 27 27.6 18.7-38.8 19 25.2 15.6-38.0 29 29.9 20.7-41.2 14 15.4 8.8-25.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 53 3 15.3 2.9-52.1 17 21.3 11.4-36.4 9 14.8 6.7-29.6 13 26.7 12.4-48.3 11 21.9 8.9-44.5
Some College + 87 1 1.6 0.2-10.3 25 27.9 17.1-42.3 24 35.5 22.7-50.7 32 31.9 21.3-44.7 5 3.2 1.2- 8.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 56 4 19.6 4.6-55.2 18 21.6 11.4-37.1 12 22.6 11.3-39.8 16 20.9 10.1-38.2 6 15.4 4.0-44.4
$50,000+ 71 0 0.0 . - . 21 25.3 15.4-38.5 17 32.8 19.3-50.0 24 31.6 20.3-45.7 9 10.3 5.0-19.9

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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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