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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Guilford 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
-Guilford County 183 154 76.3 65.7-84.4 13 10.6 5.5-19.4 6 2.5 1.1- 5.8 7 7.9 3.2-18.2 3 2.7 0.8- 8.8
GENDER
Male 80 64 71.6 55.5-83.6 7 12.1 5.1-26.1 2 1.6 0.3- 7.1 4 10.1 3.3-27.2 3 4.6 1.3-14.7
Female 103 90 83.1 70.8-90.8 6 8.4 3.1-20.6 4 3.8 1.4- 9.9 3 4.7 1.3-16.2 0 0.0 . - .
RACE
White 150 130 79.6 67.1-88.2 9 8.7 3.6-19.5 5 3.0 1.2- 7.4 5 7.7 2.4-21.9 1 1.0 0.1- 6.5
Other 32 24 69.6 46.2-85.9 4 15.4 5.3-37.1 1 1.4 0.2- 9.5 2 8.6 2.1-29.4 1 5.1 0.7-29.1
AGE
18-44 56 44 71.2 53.2-84.3 5 13.1 5.2-29.4 1 0.5 0.1- 3.5 4 11.3 3.7-30.0 2 3.8 0.8-16.0
45+ 125 108 81.8 71.3-89.0 8 7.8 3.5-16.6 5 4.8 2.0-11.3 3 4.2 1.1-14.5 1 1.4 0.2- 9.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 46 34 64.4 41.1-82.4 4 17.2 5.7-41.8 4 5.9 1.9-16.7 3 7.5 2.1-24.0 1 4.9 0.7-28.4
Some College + 136 119 81.2 68.8-89.4 9 7.9 3.5-16.5 2 1.1 0.3- 4.4 4 8.1 2.5-22.9 2 1.8 0.4- 6.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 63 53 75.0 55.8-87.8 5 13.0 4.7-31.1 2 2.2 0.5- 8.8 1 3.6 0.5-21.7 2 6.2 1.4-23.5
$50,000+ 106 89 78.9 65.2-88.2 7 6.6 2.8-14.8 4 3.0 1.1- 8.3 6 11.5 4.3-27.4 0 0.0 . - .

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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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