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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Orange County

Alcohol Consumption

During the past 30 days, how many days per week or per month did you have at least one drink of any alcoholic beverage?*

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  Total
Respond.^
No drinks 1-2 days 3-7 days 8-29 days Everyday
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,173 84 1.1 0.8- 1.6 1,703 28.9 27.2-30.7 1,900 32.5 30.7-34.4 1,856 30.0 28.3-31.8 630 7.4 6.7- 8.3
-Orange County 221 2 0.5 0.1- 2.1 40 16.7 11.3-23.9 73 33.4 25.3-42.7 81 40.9 31.1-51.5 25 8.4 5.2-13.5
GENDER
Male 92 1 0.5 0.1- 3.8 14 12.7 6.6-23.0 34 35.1 22.4-50.3 34 44.5 28.8-61.4 9 7.2 3.0-16.3
Female 129 1 0.5 0.1- 3.5 26 21.3 13.5-32.0 39 31.5 22.9-41.6 47 36.8 27.7-47.0 16 9.8 5.8-16.3
RACE
White 192 1 0.4 0.1- 2.6 33 15.3 9.9-22.8 64 32.9 24.6-42.4 69 40.8 29.7-52.8 25 10.7 6.5-17.1
Other 29 1 1.1 0.1- 7.7 7 21.9 9.1-44.0 9 35.4 16.3-60.8 12 41.6 22.4-63.7 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 62 0 0.0 . - . 8 14.4 6.5-28.7 25 36.0 21.7-53.2 28 46.8 29.4-65.1 1 2.8 0.4-17.7
45+ 157 2 1.0 0.3- 4.0 31 18.0 12.4-25.4 47 31.2 23.6-39.9 53 36.0 27.9-44.9 24 13.8 9.0-20.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 23 1 1.9 0.2-13.3 6 25.2 8.2-56.0 7 42.7 16.6-73.7 6 24.3 9.3-50.0 3 5.8 1.4-21.3
Some College + 197 1 0.3 0.0- 2.3 33 14.9 9.8-22.2 66 32.3 24.3-41.5 75 43.5 33.0-54.7 22 8.9 5.3-14.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 55 1 1.1 0.2- 7.5 10 14.6 6.2-30.5 16 39.6 21.7-60.8 24 40.6 24.6-58.9 4 4.2 1.3-12.6
$50,000+ 146 1 0.5 0.1- 3.1 26 18.2 11.6-27.4 51 34.2 25.9-43.7 50 37.0 28.3-46.6 18 10.1 5.7-17.3

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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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