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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Union 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
-Union County 176 64 29.0 21.7-37.6 44 24.8 16.9-34.9 28 19.1 11.4-30.3 15 6.8 4.0-11.4 25 20.3 13.0-30.2
GENDER
Male 79 23 22.1 13.5-34.1 14 20.5 10.1-37.0 19 25.0 13.5-41.6 4 3.5 1.3- 9.3 19 28.9 17.6-43.7
Female 97 41 39.9 29.8-50.9 30 31.6 22.2-42.7 9 9.8 4.7-19.4 11 12.0 6.5-20.9 6 6.7 2.6-16.0
RACE
White 150 50 25.7 18.5-34.5 36 21.3 14.6-30.0 26 21.8 12.7-34.9 15 8.6 5.0-14.4 23 22.6 14.3-33.8
Other 25 13 40.2 19.9-64.5 8 39.0 16.2-67.9 2 9.1 2.2-30.9 0 0.0 . - . 2 11.7 2.6-40.2
AGE
18-44 65 20 23.3 14.1-36.1 16 24.0 12.4-41.5 10 18.9 7.6-39.8 6 6.5 2.8-14.4 13 27.2 15.2-44.0
45+ 111 44 35.2 25.5-46.2 28 25.6 16.8-37.1 18 19.3 11.7-30.2 9 7.1 3.6-13.6 12 12.7 6.8-22.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 45 16 22.5 11.5-39.5 11 26.5 10.9-51.5 7 23.1 7.6-52.2 1 1.4 0.2- 9.5 10 26.5 12.2-48.3
Some College + 131 48 32.3 24.0-42.0 33 23.9 16.5-33.4 21 17.1 10.9-25.8 14 9.6 5.5-16.1 15 17.1 9.8-28.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 51 26 36.3 20.3-55.9 11 26.1 10.3-52.1 5 19.6 5.1-52.5 2 2.0 0.5- 8.2 7 16.0 6.4-34.7
$50,000+ 110 31 24.2 16.8-33.7 31 26.0 17.9-36.3 19 19.0 12.0-28.8 13 10.5 6.0-17.7 16 20.2 12.2-31.7

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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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