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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Union 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
-Union County 182 141 73.6 64.2-81.2 10 8.1 3.6-17.1 12 8.3 4.4-14.9 10 4.1 2.1- 7.8 9 5.9 2.9-11.8
GENDER
Male 83 61 70.6 56.6-81.5 5 10.1 3.7-24.9 6 8.1 3.4-18.1 4 3.7 1.4- 9.8 7 7.5 3.2-16.3
Female 99 80 78.3 67.3-86.4 5 5.0 1.9-12.8 6 8.5 3.6-19.0 6 4.6 2.0-10.2 2 3.5 0.8-13.6
RACE
White 155 116 68.7 58.1-77.7 10 10.3 4.7-21.2 11 9.1 4.8-16.7 10 5.1 2.6- 9.8 8 6.7 3.1-13.8
Other 26 24 91.6 69.9-98.1 0 0.0 . - . 1 5.4 0.7-30.3 0 0.0 . - . 1 3.1 0.4-19.4
AGE
18-44 69 49 67.3 51.9-79.7 5 11.9 4.4-28.4 8 11.0 5.1-22.0 3 3.0 0.9- 9.2 4 6.8 2.4-17.7
45+ 113 92 80.7 70.8-87.9 5 3.9 1.4- 9.9 4 5.3 1.7-14.9 7 5.2 2.3-11.4 5 4.9 2.0-11.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 47 35 69.3 48.4-84.4 3 11.4 2.9-35.9 1 3.2 0.4-20.0 3 4.1 1.1-13.9 5 12.0 4.6-27.9
Some College + 135 106 75.9 66.1-83.5 7 6.4 2.6-14.9 11 11.0 5.8-19.7 7 4.0 1.9- 8.5 4 2.7 1.0- 7.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 51 43 84.9 68.9-93.4 1 0.9 0.1- 6.2 2 4.6 0.9-19.8 1 0.5 0.1- 3.6 4 9.1 3.2-23.4
$50,000+ 115 85 69.4 58.5-78.5 8 8.8 4.0-18.4 8 10.0 4.8-19.7 9 6.6 3.3-12.7 5 5.1 1.9-13.3

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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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