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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Onslow 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
-Onslow County 157 66 32.6 24.5-41.9 47 29.1 20.9-38.9 20 16.3 9.8-25.9 10 7.2 2.9-16.8 14 14.7 7.3-27.5
GENDER
Male 83 28 25.6 16.2-38.1 23 25.9 16.1-39.0 11 14.9 7.4-27.6 9 10.6 4.1-25.1 12 22.9 11.5-40.6
Female 74 38 44.3 31.3-58.0 24 34.4 22.2-49.1 9 18.8 8.9-35.3 1 1.5 0.2-10.1 2 1.0 0.2- 4.1
RACE
White 130 56 33.1 24.4-43.1 41 30.9 21.9-41.6 14 16.1 9.0-27.0 7 7.1 2.3-19.8 12 12.9 6.3-24.6
Other 25 10 34.9 15.5-60.9 5 16.2 5.7-38.3 5 16.7 4.8-44.2 3 8.7 2.3-28.3 2 23.6 4.9-65.0
AGE
18-44 71 24 26.2 16.7-38.6 23 29.9 19.2-43.3 12 19.5 10.7-33.0 4 7.7 2.3-22.7 8 16.7 7.0-34.8
45+ 86 42 46.7 35.1-58.6 24 27.3 18.0-39.2 8 9.4 4.5-18.4 6 6.3 2.7-14.1 6 10.3 4.1-23.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 52 22 29.8 17.3-46.3 12 15.7 8.0-28.5 8 16.4 7.3-32.8 2 10.7 2.2-39.3 8 27.3 11.7-51.6
Some College + 105 44 34.1 24.2-45.6 35 36.1 25.3-48.6 12 16.3 8.4-29.2 8 5.4 2.4-11.6 6 8.1 2.5-23.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 62 21 25.0 14.1-40.3 23 36.8 22.3-54.0 5 5.4 2.1-13.3 6 11.5 3.5-31.5 7 21.4 8.2-45.5
$50,000+ 81 36 37.7 26.6-50.2 22 24.5 15.6-36.4 12 23.5 12.8-39.0 4 4.1 1.5-10.9 7 10.3 4.6-21.1

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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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