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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg County

Alcohol Consumption

During the past 30 days, have you had at least one drink of any alcoholic beverage such as beer, wine, a malt beverage, or liquor?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,769 6,305 44.3 43.0-45.5 9,464 55.7 54.5-57.0
-Mecklenburg County 672 372 55.3 50.4-60.1 300 44.7 39.9-49.6
GENDER
Male 271 175 60.6 53.1-67.6 96 39.4 32.4-46.9
Female 401 197 50.0 43.7-56.3 204 50.0 43.7-56.3
RACE
White 459 286 64.2 58.5-69.6 173 35.8 30.4-41.5
Other 211 85 43.1 35.0-51.5 126 56.9 48.5-65.0
AGE
18-44 199 125 56.7 48.2-64.7 74 43.3 35.3-51.8
45+ 464 243 54.3 49.0-59.5 221 45.7 40.5-51.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 178 69 36.3 27.7-45.8 109 63.7 54.2-72.3
Some College + 490 302 64.1 58.8-69.1 188 35.9 30.9-41.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 266 110 38.8 31.2-47.0 156 61.2 53.0-68.8
$50,000+ 314 214 68.9 62.7-74.4 100 31.1 25.6-37.3

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^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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