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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Wayne 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
-Wayne County 133 53 29.7 21.1-39.9 40 26.8 18.5-37.2 25 22.8 13.9-35.0 2 4.1 0.7-20.2 13 16.7 7.9-31.7
GENDER
Male 59 12 12.4 6.1-23.9 20 29.8 17.5-46.0 18 33.6 18.9-52.4 1 0.8 0.1- 5.7 8 23.3 9.4-47.0
Female 74 41 49.9 35.2-64.6 20 23.2 13.8-36.5 7 10.0 4.1-22.5 1 8.0 1.2-38.6 5 8.9 3.1-23.4
RACE
White 93 33 25.8 16.8-37.5 28 25.5 16.0-38.1 20 24.2 13.4-39.7 2 5.7 1.0-26.7 10 18.8 7.8-38.6
Other 38 18 36.9 20.8-56.6 12 31.3 16.6-50.9 5 19.9 7.9-41.8 0 0.0 . - . 3 12.0 3.5-33.5
AGE
18-44 61 18 22.6 13.2-36.1 23 29.5 18.2-44.0 11 22.7 11.4-40.2 2 5.9 1.0-27.6 7 19.2 7.7-40.3
45+ 71 34 44.9 32.7-57.8 17 21.0 12.8-32.5 14 23.0 13.8-35.8 0 0.0 . - . 6 11.1 4.5-24.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 40 17 30.0 14.5-52.1 10 14.1 6.0-29.5 7 26.2 9.5-54.5 1 1.3 0.2- 9.1 5 28.4 9.2-60.9
Some College + 92 36 30.1 20.7-41.4 29 31.9 21.5-44.6 18 21.4 12.7-33.8 1 5.6 0.8-30.1 8 10.9 5.0-22.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 55 24 24.2 13.6-39.3 13 21.2 10.1-39.0 6 9.9 3.7-23.9 2 9.6 1.7-39.3 10 35.1 16.9-59.1
$50,000+ 65 22 27.7 17.3-41.3 22 29.3 18.3-43.2 18 39.5 24.2-57.0 0 0.0 . - . 3 3.6 1.0-11.7

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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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