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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Onslow 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
-Onslow County 157 95 48.2 38.2-58.4 31 24.7 16.5-35.3 8 9.2 3.8-20.6 17 14.4 7.5-25.7 6 3.5 1.4- 8.5
GENDER
Male 83 44 41.8 29.2-55.5 16 23.8 13.4-38.5 5 9.9 3.2-26.5 12 19.0 9.0-35.7 6 5.6 2.2-13.3
Female 74 51 59.3 44.1-72.8 15 26.3 14.9-42.0 3 8.0 1.9-27.9 5 6.5 2.6-15.4 0 0.0 . - .
RACE
White 129 77 47.2 36.6-58.1 28 28.7 19.0-40.7 7 9.6 3.5-23.3 12 10.2 5.4-18.6 5 4.4 1.7-10.9
Other 27 18 55.9 29.5-79.4 3 13.3 3.3-40.7 0 0.0 . - . 5 29.8 9.6-62.9 1 1.0 0.1- 7.0
AGE
18-44 72 33 38.0 26.3-51.4 21 31.2 19.8-45.5 7 12.9 5.2-28.4 8 14.3 5.9-30.9 3 3.6 1.1-11.1
45+ 85 62 71.2 58.7-81.2 10 10.0 5.1-18.4 1 0.9 0.1- 6.5 9 14.4 7.0-27.4 3 3.4 1.0-11.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 53 32 43.4 27.2-61.1 6 10.0 3.9-23.2 2 10.4 2.1-38.6 8 26.8 11.4-51.1 5 9.4 3.5-22.7
Some College + 104 63 50.9 38.6-63.0 25 32.6 21.4-46.2 6 8.5 3.0-21.7 9 7.6 3.7-15.1 1 0.3 0.0- 2.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 64 41 49.8 33.1-66.4 10 15.5 6.4-33.0 6 17.3 6.7-38.0 4 14.8 4.5-38.8 3 2.7 0.8- 8.7
$50,000+ 80 43 44.6 32.6-57.3 20 33.5 21.7-48.0 2 2.1 0.5- 8.8 12 15.0 8.0-26.3 3 4.8 1.4-15.2

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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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