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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe 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
-Buncombe County 175 48 21.8 15.4-30.0 53 25.1 18.5-33.0 36 22.1 15.4-30.6 14 9.3 5.0-16.7 24 21.7 14.1-31.9
GENDER
Male 73 10 12.8 5.4-27.4 19 21.6 13.1-33.6 20 25.3 15.6-38.3 8 8.4 4.0-16.8 16 31.8 19.3-47.6
Female 102 38 31.7 22.5-42.7 34 28.8 19.8-40.0 16 18.5 10.4-30.7 6 10.3 3.8-24.9 8 10.7 5.1-20.9
RACE
White 161 42 19.0 13.6-25.9 48 24.9 18.2-33.1 34 23.7 16.4-32.9 14 10.7 5.7-18.9 23 21.8 14.2-31.9
Other 12 5 44.3 14.1-79.3 4 17.9 5.0-47.7 2 12.8 2.6-44.3 0 0.0 . - . 1 25.1 3.9-73.6
AGE
18-44 60 12 16.0 7.8-29.9 15 22.3 13.2-35.1 13 22.6 12.9-36.5 6 9.1 3.4-22.2 14 30.1 17.9-45.8
45+ 115 36 29.6 21.6-39.1 38 28.7 21.0-37.9 23 21.4 14.4-30.7 8 9.6 4.8-18.3 10 10.7 5.6-19.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 30 12 42.0 20.6-66.9 6 16.8 6.8-36.0 6 26.1 10.8-50.6 3 7.6 2.2-22.9 3 7.6 2.0-24.8
Some College + 145 36 17.9 12.4-25.1 47 26.7 19.3-35.6 30 21.3 14.2-30.6 11 9.6 4.8-18.4 21 24.5 15.7-36.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 54 19 21.9 12.8-35.0 12 23.6 12.6-40.0 12 23.5 12.3-40.3 3 8.9 2.1-31.3 8 22.0 10.5-40.4
$50,000+ 105 24 17.4 11.3-25.9 36 28.9 20.3-39.2 21 21.0 13.1-32.0 9 10.0 5.2-18.5 15 22.7 13.0-36.6

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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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