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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Orange County

Alcohol Consumption

During the past 30 days, what is the largest number of drinks you had on any occasion?*

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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 5,972 1,813 25.5 24.0-27.2 1,661 24.7 23.2-26.3 965 15.3 14.1-16.6 504 9.2 8.1-10.4 1,029 25.2 23.3-27.3
-Orange County 219 63 22.0 16.3-29.1 73 31.5 24.0-40.1 46 19.4 13.8-26.6 16 7.7 4.1-14.1 21 19.3 10.0-34.2
GENDER
Male 91 17 16.1 9.1-26.9 33 28.5 18.3-41.5 18 17.7 10.0-29.5 10 8.6 3.9-18.0 13 29.1 13.5-51.7
Female 128 46 28.8 21.1-37.9 40 34.9 25.6-45.5 28 21.3 14.5-30.3 6 6.7 2.3-18.0 8 8.3 4.1-16.1
RACE
White 190 53 22.0 15.8-29.7 66 33.1 24.8-42.6 41 20.3 14.2-28.3 14 8.6 4.4-16.4 16 16.0 6.3-34.9
Other 29 10 22.2 10.5-41.0 7 25.8 11.7-47.8 5 16.1 5.9-37.0 2 4.5 1.0-18.1 5 31.4 12.8-58.8
AGE
18-44 62 13 14.3 7.5-25.8 20 26.4 15.4-41.2 16 20.8 11.5-34.5 2 6.2 1.5-21.6 11 32.3 15.2-56.0
45+ 155 49 28.4 21.3-36.7 53 36.7 28.6-45.7 30 18.4 12.6-26.0 14 9.3 5.4-15.7 9 7.2 3.7-13.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 22 3 9.8 2.5-31.6 9 22.6 9.3-45.3 4 10.3 3.1-28.8 1 13.3 1.9-54.7 5 44.1 17.2-74.9
Some College + 196 59 23.2 16.9-30.9 64 32.9 24.8-42.2 42 20.8 14.5-28.8 15 7.0 3.8-12.7 16 16.1 6.8-33.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 53 11 10.5 5.0-20.6 16 26.8 14.7-43.8 13 25.2 12.9-43.4 2 2.4 0.5- 9.9 11 35.1 17.2-58.4
$50,000+ 147 43 24.6 17.7-33.0 53 36.5 28.0-46.0 30 20.1 13.7-28.6 14 11.1 5.8-20.1 7 7.7 3.3-16.9

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*This question 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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