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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe County

Alcohol Consumption

During the past 30 days, have you had at least one drink of any alcoholic beverage such as beer, wine, a malt beverage, or liquor?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 13,127 5,382 45.5 44.0-47.1 7,745 54.5 52.9-56.0
-Buncombe County 395 182 50.4 44.2-56.7 213 49.6 43.3-55.8
GENDER
Male 143 77 57.3 47.2-66.9 66 42.7 33.1-52.8
Female 252 105 44.5 37.0-52.2 147 55.5 47.8-63.0
RACE
White 360 167 49.7 43.4-56.1 193 50.3 43.9-56.6
Other 32 13 53.5 29.7-75.8 19 46.5 24.2-70.3
AGE
18-44 106 61 59.0 48.0-69.2 45 41.0 30.8-52.0
45+ 288 121 42.5 36.3-48.9 167 57.5 51.1-63.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 119 32 28.8 19.1-41.0 87 71.2 59.0-80.9
Some College + 273 150 61.0 54.0-67.7 123 39.0 32.3-46.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 186 58 39.9 31.0-49.6 128 60.1 50.4-69.0
$50,000+ 160 107 65.0 55.7-73.2 53 35.0 26.8-44.3

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^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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