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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: New Hanover 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
-New Hanover County 206 164 75.3 65.9-82.8 16 11.6 6.2-20.6 5 3.6 1.4- 8.9 14 4.9 2.7- 8.7 7 4.5 1.9-10.5
GENDER
Male 93 68 73.6 60.1-83.8 6 9.8 3.8-22.9 4 4.9 1.7-13.4 12 8.0 4.2-14.5 3 3.7 0.9-14.5
Female 113 96 77.7 64.0-87.3 10 14.3 6.4-29.0 1 1.8 0.2-11.5 2 0.5 0.1- 2.4 4 5.7 2.0-15.0
RACE
White 188 149 74.2 64.7-81.8 15 11.2 6.0-20.0 5 4.3 1.7-10.5 12 4.9 2.6- 9.0 7 5.4 2.3-12.4
Other 18 15 81.1 44.4-95.8 1 13.7 1.9-56.6 0 0.0 . - . 2 5.2 1.1-21.0 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 55 41 69.2 51.9-82.3 7 18.3 8.2-36.2 2 4.3 1.1-15.8 1 0.7 0.1- 5.2 4 7.4 2.5-20.1
45+ 150 122 80.6 71.8-87.1 9 5.8 2.9-11.3 3 3.0 0.9- 9.5 13 8.6 4.7-15.2 3 2.0 0.6- 6.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 40 30 73.9 49.7-89.0 2 10.9 2.0-42.4 0 0.0 . - . 4 6.6 2.2-18.3 4 8.6 2.6-24.7
Some College + 166 134 75.8 65.6-83.7 14 11.9 6.2-21.4 5 4.7 1.9-11.5 10 4.4 2.2- 8.6 3 3.2 0.9-11.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 66 49 68.8 49.5-83.3 9 20.9 8.9-41.7 0 0.0 . - . 4 4.0 1.4-11.2 4 6.3 2.0-17.8
$50,000+ 119 97 77.0 66.0-85.2 6 7.1 3.0-15.9 4 5.7 2.0-14.9 9 6.0 2.9-11.9 3 4.3 1.1-15.3

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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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