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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Wayne 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
-Wayne County 131 35 18.4 12.3-26.6 34 22.7 14.9-33.2 20 17.8 9.9-30.0 8 4.8 2.2-10.1 34 36.2 24.7-49.6
GENDER
Male 60 7 6.3 2.7-14.1 13 18.1 9.0-33.0 12 22.2 10.2-41.8 3 4.1 1.1-13.9 25 49.3 32.1-66.6
Female 71 28 33.3 21.6-47.6 21 28.5 16.8-43.9 8 12.4 5.4-26.1 5 5.7 2.3-13.4 9 20.1 8.5-40.7
RACE
White 92 22 16.4 9.8-26.1 20 16.9 9.4-28.4 16 20.9 10.8-36.7 6 5.3 2.2-12.6 28 40.5 26.1-56.7
Other 37 11 20.5 10.1-37.3 14 38.7 21.7-59.1 4 10.5 2.9-31.3 2 3.6 0.8-14.3 6 26.6 12.3-48.5
AGE
18-44 62 11 11.5 5.9-21.4 15 21.7 11.9-36.2 11 20.8 10.2-37.7 4 3.9 1.3-11.4 21 42.2 26.8-59.2
45+ 68 23 34.4 23.0-47.9 19 25.4 16.1-37.7 9 10.9 5.5-20.4 4 7.1 2.6-17.6 13 22.2 12.9-35.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 39 12 20.1 9.2-38.5 11 20.5 8.4-42.0 4 15.9 3.3-50.9 4 6.3 2.1-17.3 8 37.3 15.7-65.5
Some College + 91 23 17.8 11.1-27.4 23 24.4 15.1-36.8 16 19.2 11.1-31.1 3 2.1 0.7- 6.6 26 36.4 24.4-50.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 54 15 14.1 7.1-26.0 15 21.8 10.7-39.5 5 4.3 1.6-11.1 3 3.8 1.1-11.9 16 56.0 36.5-73.8
$50,000+ 65 15 18.0 10.2-29.7 14 17.2 9.4-29.3 14 33.8 19.1-52.5 4 4.1 1.5-10.8 18 26.8 16.0-41.4

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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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