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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Union 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
-Union County 185 3 1.2 0.3- 4.4 53 32.9 24.0-43.2 64 33.8 25.0-43.8 55 27.3 20.1-35.9 10 4.8 2.4- 9.6
GENDER
Male 84 1 0.7 0.1- 5.1 23 34.0 21.3-49.6 31 36.8 24.0-51.8 23 23.5 14.5-35.8 6 5.0 2.0-11.5
Female 101 2 2.0 0.4-10.2 30 31.1 22.1-41.9 33 29.1 20.6-39.3 32 33.2 23.6-44.4 4 4.6 1.4-14.3
RACE
White 158 3 1.6 0.4- 5.6 36 23.4 15.8-33.1 59 39.2 29.2-50.3 50 29.7 21.7-39.3 10 6.1 3.0-12.0
Other 26 0 0.0 . - . 17 70.3 47.2-86.2 4 11.3 3.5-30.7 5 18.4 7.0-40.3 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 70 1 1.3 0.2- 8.5 22 36.0 22.1-52.6 25 34.8 21.3-51.3 19 23.4 14.1-36.2 3 4.5 1.4-13.4
45+ 115 2 1.2 0.2- 5.8 31 29.3 20.3-40.3 39 32.6 23.3-43.5 36 31.7 22.1-43.1 7 5.2 2.2-11.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 49 1 1.3 0.2- 8.8 16 39.3 20.8-61.4 13 28.2 12.1-52.8 13 22.6 11.5-39.7 6 8.7 3.3-21.1
Some College + 136 2 1.2 0.2- 6.3 37 29.5 21.2-39.3 51 36.8 28.0-46.6 42 29.8 21.5-39.6 4 2.8 1.0- 7.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 55 3 3.8 1.0-13.2 19 45.0 25.8-65.9 16 27.8 11.5-53.3 11 14.1 6.5-27.8 6 9.3 3.5-22.3
$50,000+ 115 0 0.0 . - . 27 21.5 14.6-30.5 45 39.4 29.8-49.9 40 36.3 26.7-47.1 3 2.8 0.9- 8.5

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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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