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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Guilford 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
-Guilford County 184 50 23.1 14.5-34.6 64 28.3 20.9-37.2 33 18.8 12.5-27.5 11 5.5 2.7-10.9 26 24.3 14.8-37.3
GENDER
Male 81 13 16.7 5.8-39.7 27 25.3 15.8-38.1 19 26.2 15.8-40.2 4 2.7 0.9- 8.0 18 29.1 17.0-44.9
Female 103 37 31.3 21.1-43.6 37 32.1 21.6-44.9 14 9.4 5.0-16.8 7 9.1 3.8-20.4 8 18.1 5.6-45.1
RACE
White 151 40 19.5 13.5-27.4 58 32.7 23.8-43.0 26 19.3 12.1-29.3 9 4.7 2.3- 9.3 18 23.8 12.6-40.5
Other 32 10 33.0 11.9-64.3 6 17.2 6.9-36.7 7 18.1 7.2-38.4 2 7.8 1.8-28.4 7 23.9 10.2-46.6
AGE
18-44 57 13 20.5 8.3-42.6 18 21.6 12.2-35.2 13 22.6 12.3-37.7 2 3.5 0.8-14.8 11 31.8 16.4-52.5
45+ 125 36 25.9 18.5-35.1 46 36.9 27.9-47.0 19 13.9 8.5-22.0 9 7.9 3.9-15.5 15 15.3 8.8-25.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 49 12 25.0 7.8-56.6 12 14.4 6.4-29.4 9 13.4 5.2-30.7 1 0.8 0.1- 5.9 15 46.3 23.9-70.3
Some College + 134 37 21.9 15.4-30.1 52 35.6 26.6-45.7 24 21.7 14.0-32.0 10 7.9 3.8-15.6 11 13.0 5.9-26.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 63 21 34.6 15.8-59.8 21 31.0 17.3-49.2 10 9.4 4.1-20.1 4 8.4 2.6-24.2 7 16.6 6.8-35.0
$50,000+ 107 22 15.2 9.3-23.6 40 28.2 19.3-39.3 21 25.2 15.7-37.9 7 4.5 2.0-10.1 17 26.8 14.1-45.0

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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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