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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Orange 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
-Orange County 219 193 77.7 63.5-87.5 16 11.2 5.9-20.3 3 1.0 0.3- 3.3 7 10.1 3.0-29.1 0 0.0 . - .
GENDER
Male 91 79 71.3 48.5-86.8 8 12.3 4.7-28.4 2 1.3 0.3- 5.7 2 15.1 3.4-47.1 0 0.0 . - .
Female 128 114 85.0 74.4-91.7 8 9.9 4.4-20.7 1 0.7 0.1- 4.9 5 4.4 1.6-11.3 0 0.0 . - .
RACE
White 190 169 80.2 62.9-90.7 13 8.5 4.5-15.7 3 1.3 0.4- 4.3 5 9.9 2.1-35.6 0 0.0 . - .
Other 29 24 68.6 41.2-87.2 3 20.6 5.8-52.3 0 0.0 . - . 2 10.8 2.4-37.5 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 62 50 64.3 41.9-81.9 9 17.4 7.5-35.4 0 0.0 . - . 3 18.3 4.7-50.2 0 0.0 . - .
45+ 155 141 89.8 83.1-94.1 7 5.6 2.6-11.5 3 2.0 0.6- 6.3 4 2.6 0.9- 7.6 0 0.0 . - .
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 21 15 41.5 18.3-69.2 5 53.2 25.1-79.4 0 0.0 . - . 1 5.3 0.7-30.7 0 0.0 . - .
Some College + 197 177 82.4 66.0-91.9 11 5.6 3.0-10.3 3 1.2 0.4- 3.8 6 10.8 3.0-32.3 0 0.0 . - .
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 53 42 64.9 41.6-82.8 9 31.0 13.7-55.9 1 1.1 0.2- 7.7 1 3.0 0.4-18.4 0 0.0 . - .
$50,000+ 146 133 87.5 77.4-93.4 6 6.4 2.6-15.2 2 1.2 0.3- 4.9 5 4.9 1.5-14.6 0 0.0 . - .

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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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