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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Orange 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
-Orange County 379 224 60.1 53.2-66.5 155 39.9 33.5-46.8
GENDER
Male 152 93 61.9 50.8-71.8 59 38.1 28.2-49.2
Female 227 131 58.1 50.2-65.7 96 41.9 34.3-49.8
RACE
White 309 194 63.7 56.3-70.6 115 36.3 29.4-43.7
Other 69 30 50.2 35.5-64.9 39 49.8 35.1-64.5
AGE
18-44 89 62 69.5 55.8-80.4 27 30.5 19.6-44.2
45+ 285 160 54.0 47.3-60.5 125 46.0 39.5-52.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 85 23 30.4 17.9-46.6 62 69.6 53.4-82.1
Some College + 293 200 69.3 61.9-75.7 93 30.7 24.3-38.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 138 55 38.6 28.2-50.1 83 61.4 49.9-71.8
$50,000+ 196 149 74.1 65.4-81.2 47 25.9 18.8-34.6

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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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