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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe 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
-Buncombe County 177 144 71.9 61.6-80.3 13 10.8 5.6-20.0 5 2.1 0.8- 5.3 12 11.2 6.0-19.9 3 3.9 1.1-13.3
GENDER
Male 74 56 65.8 50.4-78.4 5 12.1 4.5-28.9 2 1.2 0.3- 5.1 9 17.7 8.8-32.5 2 3.2 0.7-13.8
Female 103 88 78.8 65.4-87.9 8 9.4 4.3-19.2 3 3.2 1.0- 9.7 3 3.9 1.2-11.6 1 4.8 0.7-26.5
RACE
White 162 131 71.1 60.7-79.7 11 9.1 4.7-16.8 5 2.5 1.0- 6.0 12 12.8 6.9-22.5 3 4.5 1.2-15.0
Other 13 11 73.8 27.3-95.5 2 26.2 4.5-72.7 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 61 42 61.7 46.5-75.0 7 14.1 6.1-29.5 2 1.5 0.4- 6.0 8 16.5 8.1-30.7 2 6.1 1.5-22.1
45+ 116 102 85.7 76.5-91.7 6 6.3 2.6-14.4 3 3.0 0.9- 9.6 4 4.0 1.4-11.0 1 1.0 0.1- 6.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 32 25 80.5 58.9-92.2 2 2.9 0.6-12.4 1 2.4 0.3-15.7 3 7.0 1.9-23.0 1 7.2 1.0-36.9
Some College + 145 119 70.1 58.5-79.6 11 12.5 6.3-23.3 4 2.1 0.7- 5.8 9 12.1 6.1-22.5 2 3.2 0.6-15.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 56 44 67.1 48.6-81.5 6 14.7 6.0-31.6 0 0.0 . - . 4 8.3 2.4-25.1 2 9.9 2.4-32.6
$50,000+ 105 86 73.3 59.8-83.5 6 9.8 3.4-24.9 5 4.0 1.6- 9.6 7 12.1 5.6-24.3 1 0.8 0.1- 5.4

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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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