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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance 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 5,215 4,119 71.2 68.8-73.5 398 10.4 8.9-12.0 257 6.6 5.2- 8.2 309 8.6 7.0-10.5 132 3.3 2.5- 4.2
-Alamance County 131 108 70.6 49.9-85.2 8 16.3 4.7-43.7 5 6.0 1.4-21.8 6 4.0 1.6- 9.5 4 3.1 0.9-10.3
GENDER
Male 67 53 75.0 56.2-87.6 3 4.9 1.3-16.5 2 8.3 1.4-35.5 6 6.9 2.8-16.1 3 4.9 1.3-17.2
Female 64 55 64.4 28.8-89.0 5 32.1 8.3-71.0 3 2.8 0.8- 9.8 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.7 0.1- 5.2
RACE
White 110 92 68.5 43.2-86.2 5 18.0 4.1-53.0 5 7.9 1.9-27.8 5 3.7 1.4- 9.4 3 1.8 0.5- 5.9
Other 20 16 82.2 55.9-94.4 2 4.9 1.0-21.8 0 0.0 . - . 1 5.2 0.7-29.7 1 7.7 1.1-39.6
AGE
18-44 41 33 66.3 35.2-87.7 5 25.1 6.6-61.5 3 8.6 1.6-35.5 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
45+ 89 74 76.5 63.1-86.1 3 3.6 1.1-11.8 2 2.3 0.6- 8.7 6 9.8 4.2-21.1 4 7.7 2.3-22.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 41 28 58.4 35.6-78.1 4 10.3 3.3-28.1 4 16.6 3.8-50.1 3 7.7 2.2-23.0 2 7.0 1.4-28.3
Some College + 90 80 76.6 43.7-93.2 4 19.2 4.1-57.1 1 0.7 0.1- 5.2 3 2.2 0.7- 7.2 2 1.2 0.3- 5.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 56 48 64.0 29.7-88.2 5 32.5 9.0-70.0 1 1.0 0.1- 7.4 1 1.8 0.2-12.5 1 0.7 0.1- 5.0
$50,000+ 65 51 69.8 48.4-85.0 3 4.8 1.5-14.7 4 12.7 2.9-41.9 5 7.4 2.7-18.6 2 5.3 1.1-22.3

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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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