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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Guilford County

Alcohol Consumption

One drink is equivalent to a 12 ounce beer, a 5 ounce glass of wine, or a drink with one shot of liquor.
During the past 30 days, on the days when you drank, about how many drinks did you drink on the average?*

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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 6,056 2,935 41.7 39.8-43.5 1,852 29.6 28.0-31.4 648 12.5 11.2-13.9 234 5.4 4.5- 6.4 387 10.9 9.3-12.6
-Guilford County 182 99 53.7 42.8-64.2 53 25.2 18.1-34.0 12 5.9 2.8-11.9 8 6.6 2.5-16.7 10 8.6 4.1-17.0
GENDER
Male 80 32 40.1 25.4-56.9 26 28.3 17.9-41.6 7 8.2 3.3-18.8 7 11.4 4.1-27.8 8 12.0 5.2-25.4
Female 102 67 71.1 58.1-81.3 27 21.3 13.1-32.7 5 3.0 1.1- 7.5 1 0.5 0.1- 3.7 2 4.1 0.8-17.8
RACE
White 150 83 55.2 43.4-66.4 43 24.7 17.1-34.3 10 4.9 2.2-10.3 6 6.2 1.7-20.1 8 9.1 3.9-19.6
Other 31 16 50.7 26.8-74.3 10 27.2 12.6-49.2 2 8.8 2.1-30.8 2 8.0 1.8-29.3 1 5.3 0.7-30.1
AGE
18-44 56 31 55.2 37.5-71.6 14 18.9 10.1-32.4 4 6.7 2.2-18.4 2 7.8 1.8-28.0 5 11.4 4.4-26.7
45+ 124 67 51.9 42.0-61.7 38 32.9 24.0-43.2 8 4.9 2.4-10.1 6 5.2 2.1-12.1 5 5.0 2.0-12.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 45 18 53.5 29.1-76.3 16 19.3 9.1-36.4 4 8.6 2.4-26.7 4 8.7 2.5-25.9 3 10.0 2.3-34.2
Some College + 136 80 53.6 43.1-63.9 37 28.1 19.8-38.2 8 4.7 2.0-10.5 4 5.7 1.3-21.8 7 7.9 3.5-17.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 63 33 50.1 30.2-69.9 20 28.9 15.8-46.8 4 6.7 1.7-22.7 3 6.7 1.6-23.9 3 7.6 2.1-24.0
$50,000+ 106 58 56.4 43.1-68.8 31 25.2 16.5-36.5 7 5.6 2.2-13.3 5 7.3 2.0-23.7 5 5.5 2.0-14.1

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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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