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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Cumberland 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
-Cumberland County 142 59 36.4 26.8-47.1 42 34.0 24.6-44.9 19 10.2 6.1-16.5 6 3.6 1.5- 8.6 16 15.8 8.3-28.0
GENDER
Male 56 19 34.0 19.9-51.7 17 28.3 16.4-44.2 10 12.5 6.1-23.8 2 3.6 0.9-13.7 8 21.5 9.2-42.6
Female 86 40 38.9 27.6-51.5 25 40.2 27.5-54.4 9 7.7 3.8-15.0 4 3.5 1.2-10.1 8 9.7 4.5-19.7
RACE
White 86 40 39.1 26.8-53.1 19 25.4 15.1-39.5 9 9.0 4.3-17.8 5 4.3 1.6-11.4 13 22.1 11.1-39.3
Other 55 19 33.1 19.2-50.8 22 46.3 30.5-62.9 10 12.8 6.3-24.2 1 2.5 0.3-15.6 3 5.3 1.4-18.2
AGE
18-44 63 21 32.2 19.7-47.8 21 35.0 22.2-50.3 8 8.3 3.8-17.1 1 1.2 0.2- 8.1 12 23.3 11.8-40.8
45+ 78 38 44.2 31.7-57.4 20 31.2 19.4-46.0 11 13.6 7.1-24.6 5 7.8 2.9-19.3 4 3.3 1.2- 8.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 41 11 40.1 20.7-63.2 13 26.3 13.6-44.8 9 19.2 9.2-35.9 2 2.5 0.5-10.8 6 11.9 4.5-27.9
Some College + 101 48 35.0 25.0-46.6 29 36.8 25.4-49.9 10 7.0 3.3-14.0 4 4.0 1.4-10.8 10 17.2 8.0-33.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 61 23 37.5 22.2-55.9 20 32.2 19.4-48.4 9 14.8 7.1-28.5 3 2.7 0.8- 8.8 6 12.7 4.0-34.0
$50,000+ 66 30 35.8 23.8-49.9 18 31.7 19.6-46.8 7 7.2 3.1-15.8 3 5.2 1.6-15.1 8 20.1 8.8-39.7

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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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