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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance 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 5,091 1,475 23.2 21.5-25.0 1,542 27.0 25.1-28.9 856 17.0 15.3-18.8 394 9.4 8.0-10.9 824 23.5 21.2-25.9
-Alamance County 129 38 22.5 13.6-34.9 40 20.3 12.8-30.6 22 22.9 11.7-40.0 11 7.0 3.3-14.3 18 27.3 12.7-49.0
GENDER
Male 66 15 18.8 8.6-36.3 17 17.1 9.0-30.0 16 34.7 17.7-56.7 6 5.7 2.1-14.2 12 23.7 11.3-43.1
Female 63 23 27.6 13.2-48.8 23 24.7 11.8-44.4 6 6.7 2.5-17.0 5 8.9 2.8-24.9 6 32.2 8.3-71.4
RACE
White 108 36 28.3 16.3-44.5 35 18.3 11.0-28.9 16 19.4 8.2-39.3 6 3.8 1.4-10.0 15 30.2 12.5-56.6
Other 20 2 5.4 1.2-20.7 5 27.9 10.8-55.4 6 36.0 12.7-68.4 5 17.8 6.0-42.1 2 12.9 3.0-41.1
AGE
18-44 40 14 23.5 10.5-44.5 11 15.1 6.6-30.9 6 25.6 9.3-53.7 2 3.3 0.8-13.4 7 32.5 11.2-64.6
45+ 88 23 20.7 13.5-30.4 29 27.9 18.9-39.2 16 19.1 11.5-30.1 9 12.4 5.6-25.3 11 19.8 10.7-33.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 42 10 22.6 8.4-48.1 8 13.9 5.8-29.7 5 8.7 3.1-22.2 9 18.8 8.4-37.2 10 35.9 17.2-60.2
Some College + 87 28 22.5 12.5-37.2 32 23.5 13.2-38.3 17 30.1 14.1-53.0 2 1.0 0.2- 4.4 8 22.9 6.2-57.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 57 15 19.3 8.7-37.6 18 21.0 9.9-39.3 11 16.2 7.2-32.6 8 11.3 4.2-26.8 5 32.2 8.9-69.8
$50,000+ 62 18 18.7 10.3-31.7 20 24.1 13.1-40.1 9 23.4 7.7-52.7 3 4.7 1.3-15.5 12 29.1 13.8-51.4

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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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