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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: New Hanover 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
-New Hanover County 369 211 63.9 57.2-70.1 158 36.1 29.9-42.8
GENDER
Male 144 97 74.0 63.9-82.1 47 26.0 17.9-36.1
Female 225 114 53.2 45.2-61.0 111 46.8 39.0-54.8
RACE
White 318 192 65.8 59.1-72.0 126 34.2 28.0-40.9
Other 48 18 56.1 35.0-75.2 30 43.9 24.8-65.0
AGE
18-44 82 56 72.7 60.0-82.5 26 27.3 17.5-40.0
45+ 286 154 57.6 50.1-64.8 132 42.4 35.2-49.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 104 42 53.9 39.1-68.1 62 46.1 31.9-60.9
Some College + 264 169 68.0 60.6-74.6 95 32.0 25.4-39.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 161 68 52.5 40.7-64.0 93 47.5 36.0-59.3
$50,000+ 160 120 75.5 67.4-82.1 40 24.5 17.9-32.6

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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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