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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Union County

Alcohol Consumption

One drink is equivalent to a 12 ounce beer, a 5 ounce glass of wine, or a drink with one shot of liquor.
During the past 30 days, on the days when you drank, about how many drinks did you drink on the average?*

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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 6,056 2,935 41.7 39.8-43.5 1,852 29.6 28.0-31.4 648 12.5 11.2-13.9 234 5.4 4.5- 6.4 387 10.9 9.3-12.6
-Union County 179 95 45.9 36.4-55.8 57 33.6 24.6-44.0 13 11.1 5.8-20.3 1 0.5 0.1- 3.2 13 8.9 5.0-15.4
GENDER
Male 81 33 36.6 23.9-51.4 29 38.3 25.1-53.5 9 14.9 6.9-29.2 1 0.8 0.1- 5.2 9 9.5 4.6-18.6
Female 98 62 60.6 49.2-70.9 28 26.3 18.1-36.7 4 5.2 1.7-14.7 0 0.0 . - . 4 7.9 2.9-19.9
RACE
White 152 77 42.6 33.0-52.9 51 34.8 24.9-46.3 12 12.9 6.5-24.1 1 0.6 0.1- 4.0 11 9.1 4.8-16.4
Other 26 17 57.1 32.8-78.5 6 29.9 12.8-55.4 1 4.5 0.6-26.5 0 0.0 . - . 2 8.4 1.9-30.1
AGE
18-44 69 30 37.7 24.2-53.4 22 33.6 20.0-50.5 9 16.8 7.8-32.3 0 0.0 . - . 8 12.0 5.7-23.5
45+ 110 65 55.5 44.2-66.3 35 33.7 23.9-45.1 4 4.5 1.3-14.6 1 1.0 0.1- 6.7 5 5.3 2.2-12.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 46 22 36.8 19.3-58.6 12 31.5 14.1-56.2 5 14.9 4.8-37.9 1 1.3 0.2- 9.2 6 15.5 6.5-32.8
Some College + 133 73 50.7 40.8-60.5 45 34.8 26.0-44.7 8 9.1 4.2-18.6 0 0.0 . - . 7 5.4 2.6-11.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 51 29 47.0 27.1-67.9 16 39.9 20.5-63.1 1 0.5 0.1- 3.6 0 0.0 . - . 5 12.6 4.9-28.8
$50,000+ 113 57 45.9 35.8-56.3 37 31.9 23.2-42.1 11 14.1 7.5-24.7 1 0.8 0.1- 5.3 7 7.4 3.3-15.7

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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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