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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston 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
-Gaston County 137 101 61.4 48.8-72.6 10 7.6 3.7-14.9 6 4.8 2.1-10.7 11 15.8 7.5-30.5 9 10.5 4.3-23.5
GENDER
Male 74 48 53.4 38.2-68.0 6 6.8 2.8-15.6 5 7.1 2.8-16.6 9 24.4 11.5-44.5 6 8.3 3.3-19.5
Female 63 53 73.6 50.8-88.2 4 8.7 2.6-25.2 1 1.2 0.2- 8.4 2 2.7 0.5-12.5 3 13.8 3.1-44.7
RACE
White 122 90 62.2 49.2-73.6 9 8.5 3.9-17.4 6 6.0 2.6-13.3 9 11.1 4.7-23.8 8 12.2 4.8-28.0
Other 15 11 58.2 26.0-84.7 1 3.9 0.5-24.1 0 0.0 . - . 2 34.1 9.7-71.4 1 3.8 0.5-23.6
AGE
18-44 46 28 46.9 30.3-64.3 3 7.3 2.2-21.5 3 4.6 1.4-14.6 7 25.8 11.5-48.1 5 15.4 5.2-37.7
45+ 91 73 78.7 67.9-86.6 7 7.9 3.7-16.2 3 4.9 1.6-14.5 4 3.9 1.3-10.8 4 4.5 1.6-11.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 51 29 43.3 26.8-61.5 7 10.4 4.4-22.6 2 4.8 1.1-17.9 6 22.9 8.5-48.7 7 18.6 6.4-43.2
Some College + 86 72 75.0 59.3-86.0 3 5.4 1.4-18.2 4 4.8 1.7-12.5 5 10.5 3.4-28.5 2 4.4 0.9-18.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 54 37 55.6 35.7-73.8 6 10.3 4.1-23.5 2 5.7 1.4-20.6 5 22.4 7.1-52.0 4 6.1 2.1-16.3
$50,000+ 70 55 72.9 58.4-83.7 4 7.7 2.5-21.4 4 5.5 2.0-14.3 4 7.3 2.6-18.9 3 6.7 1.9-20.6

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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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