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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Wayne 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
-Wayne County 134 90 59.1 46.5-70.7 18 14.0 8.2-22.9 11 7.6 3.8-14.8 11 15.8 6.9-32.4 4 3.4 1.0-10.8
GENDER
Male 60 35 50.7 33.3-68.0 11 18.9 9.6-33.8 6 9.2 3.5-22.0 6 18.8 6.2-44.6 2 2.5 0.6-10.1
Female 74 55 69.3 51.9-82.5 7 8.2 3.5-18.0 5 5.7 2.3-13.9 5 12.3 3.5-35.6 2 4.4 0.7-22.4
RACE
White 93 60 55.3 39.8-69.8 12 13.2 6.7-24.2 8 5.9 2.8-12.0 9 20.9 8.8-42.0 4 4.7 1.4-15.0
Other 39 28 67.4 47.2-82.7 6 16.7 6.8-35.5 3 12.4 3.5-35.2 2 3.5 0.8-14.0 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 63 37 53.9 37.5-69.4 12 15.9 8.2-28.3 6 7.8 3.1-18.3 6 18.6 6.9-41.5 2 3.9 0.9-15.4
45+ 70 52 71.2 58.1-81.5 6 9.8 4.3-21.1 5 7.3 3.0-16.8 5 9.5 3.8-21.8 2 2.1 0.5- 9.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 41 27 53.7 29.4-76.4 3 8.8 2.4-27.2 5 12.9 4.3-32.8 5 23.3 6.1-58.7 1 1.3 0.2- 9.4
Some College + 92 63 63.2 49.4-75.2 14 15.1 8.3-26.0 6 5.0 2.1-11.0 6 12.2 4.5-29.2 3 4.5 1.1-16.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 56 35 42.4 25.2-61.5 4 5.8 1.6-18.8 6 12.3 4.7-28.4 8 33.7 15.0-59.5 3 5.8 1.3-22.9
$50,000+ 65 44 69.9 55.2-81.4 12 19.8 10.5-34.2 5 5.2 2.1-12.4 3 3.2 0.9-10.6 1 1.9 0.3-12.5

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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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