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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe County

Alcohol Consumption

During the past 30 days, how many days per week or per month did you have at least one drink of any alcoholic beverage?*

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  Total
Respond.^
No drinks 1-2 days 3-7 days 8-29 days Everyday
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,270 48 0.9 0.6- 1.4 1,544 29.6 27.6-31.7 1,542 31.4 29.3-33.7 1,610 29.9 27.9-32.0 526 8.2 7.1- 9.4
-Buncombe County 178 1 0.2 0.0- 1.6 44 25.8 18.5-34.8 48 30.0 22.3-39.0 61 34.1 26.2-43.1 24 9.8 6.3-14.9
GENDER
Male 75 1 0.4 0.1- 3.0 17 26.0 15.4-40.6 17 24.4 14.3-38.4 25 35.6 23.8-49.4 15 13.6 7.8-22.6
Female 103 0 0.0 . - . 27 25.6 17.1-36.6 31 36.2 25.8-48.2 36 32.5 23.0-43.7 9 5.6 2.7-11.4
RACE
White 164 1 0.2 0.0- 1.7 39 24.3 17.4-32.8 42 29.4 21.4-39.0 58 35.1 26.9-44.3 24 11.0 7.1-16.6
Other 12 0 0.0 . - . 4 42.7 11.9-80.4 6 42.1 14.2-76.2 2 15.1 3.0-50.9 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 59 0 0.0 . - . 18 29.4 18.0-44.2 19 34.2 22.0-48.9 21 34.8 22.7-49.2 1 1.6 0.2-10.7
45+ 119 1 0.5 0.1- 3.4 26 21.5 14.6-30.5 29 24.9 17.5-34.1 40 33.4 25.0-43.0 23 19.7 13.1-28.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 32 0 0.0 . - . 12 48.3 26.7-70.5 15 44.2 24.3-66.1 3 4.8 1.4-15.1 2 2.7 0.6-11.1
Some College + 146 1 0.3 0.0- 1.9 32 20.8 14.3-29.3 33 26.8 18.6-37.0 58 40.7 31.5-50.5 22 11.4 7.2-17.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 56 0 0.0 . - . 17 32.2 19.4-48.4 18 35.4 21.6-52.1 16 27.9 15.6-44.7 5 4.5 1.7-11.2
$50,000+ 106 1 0.4 0.1- 2.9 22 17.6 11.4-26.2 24 24.3 15.9-35.3 43 43.8 33.3-54.9 16 13.8 8.2-22.3

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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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