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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance 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 5,188 2,488 40.8 38.6-43.0 1,623 30.6 28.6-32.7 535 12.1 10.7-13.7 203 4.9 3.8- 6.3 339 11.6 9.7-13.8
-Alamance County 131 61 32.3 21.3-45.7 41 38.8 23.3-57.0 17 16.6 8.3-30.6 8 9.4 3.4-23.7 4 2.8 0.7-10.2
GENDER
Male 67 23 23.8 12.5-40.6 26 37.3 21.3-56.7 10 22.3 9.8-43.2 6 12.6 3.7-35.0 2 4.0 0.8-17.6
Female 64 38 44.0 21.9-68.7 15 40.9 15.5-72.3 7 8.8 3.5-20.8 2 5.2 1.0-22.7 2 1.2 0.3- 5.2
RACE
White 110 57 38.6 23.8-55.8 34 43.9 25.2-64.5 10 8.0 3.8-16.2 6 8.2 2.0-27.8 3 1.4 0.4- 4.8
Other 20 4 14.2 4.7-35.6 7 25.1 10.2-49.8 7 45.8 20.4-73.5 1 7.2 1.0-37.9 1 7.7 1.1-39.6
AGE
18-44 41 19 29.3 14.2-50.7 11 40.7 17.7-68.7 8 19.1 7.0-42.7 3 10.9 2.6-35.9 0 0.0 . - .
45+ 89 41 36.4 26.5-47.6 30 36.2 25.6-48.4 9 13.1 6.5-24.5 5 7.4 2.3-21.3 4 6.9 1.9-22.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 42 14 31.1 14.6-54.5 12 20.8 10.3-37.6 6 13.3 5.3-29.6 7 27.2 10.4-54.6 3 7.6 1.7-27.7
Some College + 89 47 32.9 19.4-49.9 29 47.8 27.4-69.0 11 18.3 7.4-38.5 1 0.6 0.1- 4.3 1 0.4 0.1- 3.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 57 23 28.2 13.8-49.1 20 50.0 25.1-74.9 8 12.3 5.1-26.9 4 8.4 2.3-26.6 2 1.1 0.2- 4.9
$50,000+ 64 32 31.9 19.2-48.0 19 36.1 18.3-58.9 8 14.5 6.2-30.4 4 13.3 3.1-42.1 1 4.2 0.6-24.3

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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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