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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe 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
-Buncombe County 175 86 42.2 33.6-51.3 59 31.8 24.1-40.7 19 16.0 9.7-25.3 2 2.5 0.6-10.3 9 7.5 3.6-15.0
GENDER
Male 74 23 27.8 17.2-41.7 31 36.6 24.8-50.4 12 22.2 12.3-36.8 1 3.2 0.5-19.5 7 10.1 4.2-22.4
Female 101 63 59.2 47.3-70.1 28 26.2 17.5-37.2 7 8.6 3.3-20.8 1 1.6 0.2-10.5 2 4.4 1.1-16.2
RACE
White 161 77 39.2 31.0-48.1 55 31.5 24.0-40.2 18 17.8 10.7-28.0 2 2.8 0.6-11.7 9 8.6 4.1-17.0
Other 12 7 56.1 20.9-86.1 4 39.5 11.4-76.9 1 4.4 0.5-27.6 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 60 23 32.9 21.1-47.4 19 30.0 18.7-44.3 12 23.7 13.3-38.7 2 4.4 1.0-17.4 4 9.0 3.3-22.2
45+ 115 63 54.3 44.4-63.8 40 34.3 25.6-44.1 7 5.9 2.7-12.4 0 0.0 . - . 5 5.6 2.1-13.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 31 15 45.2 24.0-68.2 7 24.9 11.0-47.2 5 15.6 5.5-36.9 1 4.1 0.6-24.6 3 10.2 2.4-34.6
Some College + 144 71 41.5 32.5-51.2 52 33.3 24.7-43.2 14 16.1 9.1-26.9 1 2.1 0.3-13.5 6 6.9 2.9-15.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 54 26 36.3 23.2-51.9 14 25.6 14.5-41.1 6 16.8 6.7-36.1 2 7.4 1.7-27.0 6 14.0 5.8-30.0
$50,000+ 105 52 42.5 32.1-53.6 40 39.4 28.6-51.3 11 16.2 8.5-28.8 0 0.0 . - . 2 1.9 0.5- 7.3

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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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