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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Durham 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
-Durham County 202 59 22.7 16.5-30.3 64 31.0 23.0-40.2 28 9.4 6.1-14.2 19 17.0 9.6-28.3 32 19.9 13.4-28.6
GENDER
Male 92 15 14.8 7.7-26.7 28 26.8 17.0-39.6 14 9.4 5.0-16.9 12 21.9 11.4-37.9 23 27.1 17.3-39.7
Female 110 44 31.5 22.0-42.8 36 35.6 24.1-49.1 14 9.5 5.2-16.6 7 11.6 3.8-30.5 9 11.8 4.9-26.1
RACE
White 142 38 20.8 14.5-29.0 49 35.0 25.6-45.7 20 11.4 7.0-18.0 11 7.4 3.8-13.9 24 25.4 16.4-37.0
Other 60 21 24.7 14.6-38.7 15 26.5 14.8-42.7 8 7.3 3.2-15.6 8 27.7 14.0-47.5 8 13.8 6.2-27.9
AGE
18-44 74 14 14.9 7.9-26.3 25 34.3 22.4-48.6 8 6.6 3.0-13.8 11 24.3 12.7-41.4 16 20.0 11.3-32.9
45+ 127 45 34.0 25.2-44.1 39 26.4 18.7-35.8 19 13.1 8.1-20.5 8 6.7 3.0-14.2 16 19.9 11.5-32.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 25 8 20.4 7.5-44.8 5 23.4 8.2-51.1 5 9.3 3.1-24.3 3 30.4 10.0-63.2 4 16.5 5.3-41.3
Some College + 176 51 23.4 17.2-31.1 59 33.3 25.0-42.7 23 9.5 6.0-14.8 16 13.2 7.3-22.7 27 20.6 13.5-30.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 54 13 18.3 7.9-36.8 20 37.2 20.4-57.8 8 8.6 3.7-18.7 3 13.1 3.0-42.7 10 22.8 10.9-41.8
$50,000+ 131 37 23.5 16.5-32.2 39 28.2 20.0-38.1 20 11.5 7.0-18.3 15 16.8 9.4-28.4 20 20.0 12.1-31.2

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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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