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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Johnston 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
-Johnston County 172 77 36.6 27.3-47.1 49 29.9 20.6-41.1 22 13.7 8.5-21.3 8 4.6 2.1- 9.8 16 15.2 7.7-27.9
GENDER
Male 81 33 35.9 22.9-51.4 18 19.0 11.2-30.5 12 13.1 6.9-23.5 4 5.8 2.0-15.4 14 26.2 13.5-44.8
Female 91 44 37.6 25.4-51.5 31 43.5 28.3-59.9 10 14.5 7.1-27.4 4 3.0 1.1- 8.1 2 1.4 0.4- 5.7
RACE
White 149 64 34.3 24.4-45.8 44 31.6 21.4-44.1 19 13.2 7.9-21.3 7 4.8 2.1-10.8 15 16.0 7.8-30.2
Other 21 12 52.8 29.6-74.9 4 16.1 5.4-39.0 3 18.2 5.2-47.3 1 2.8 0.4-18.1 1 10.1 1.5-45.9
AGE
18-44 68 23 26.3 16.4-39.5 22 32.7 18.9-50.2 13 17.7 9.6-30.4 4 5.8 2.0-15.5 6 17.5 6.4-39.7
45+ 103 53 49.2 35.8-62.8 27 26.5 16.8-39.0 9 8.8 4.3-17.0 4 3.0 1.1- 8.0 10 12.5 6.3-23.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 51 16 20.9 11.1-35.8 15 26.2 13.9-43.7 11 19.4 9.7-35.0 3 4.9 1.3-17.1 6 28.7 11.5-55.4
Some College + 121 61 44.9 32.6-57.8 34 31.8 20.1-46.3 11 10.8 5.5-20.1 5 4.4 1.6-11.2 10 8.2 4.1-15.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 60 22 18.7 10.5-31.0 15 23.0 11.9-39.9 9 16.8 7.8-32.4 5 9.3 3.3-23.5 9 32.2 14.3-57.3
$50,000+ 103 52 47.8 34.5-61.3 31 34.5 21.9-49.7 11 10.1 5.2-18.5 3 2.3 0.7- 7.6 6 5.4 2.2-12.5

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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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