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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Durham 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
-Durham County 209 2 0.5 0.1- 2.2 56 27.2 19.8-36.2 57 25.8 19.0-34.1 69 36.3 27.5-46.2 25 10.1 5.4-18.2
GENDER
Male 96 1 0.5 0.1- 3.5 17 19.3 10.9-32.0 29 28.2 18.2-40.9 32 36.6 24.6-50.4 17 15.4 7.4-29.4
Female 113 1 0.6 0.1- 4.3 39 36.6 25.3-49.6 28 23.0 15.0-33.6 37 36.0 23.8-50.3 8 3.7 1.7- 8.0
RACE
White 146 1 0.5 0.1- 3.7 31 23.4 15.3-34.0 39 25.5 18.2-34.3 52 38.8 29.1-49.4 23 11.9 7.4-18.4
Other 63 1 0.6 0.1- 4.1 25 31.3 19.3-46.6 18 26.2 15.3-41.1 17 33.7 19.8-51.1 2 8.2 1.9-29.2
AGE
18-44 77 0 0.0 . - . 24 30.7 19.6-44.5 23 22.5 13.8-34.4 29 42.2 28.8-56.7 1 4.7 0.7-26.4
45+ 131 2 1.4 0.3- 5.3 31 21.9 14.9-30.9 34 30.9 21.6-42.0 40 27.9 20.0-37.4 24 18.0 11.2-27.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 29 0 0.0 . - . 10 28.0 12.5-51.4 8 17.8 7.0-38.2 6 36.0 15.7-63.0 5 18.2 5.3-46.9
Some College + 179 2 0.7 0.2- 3.0 46 27.1 19.4-36.4 48 28.4 20.8-37.5 63 36.5 28.0-46.0 20 7.3 4.4-11.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 58 1 0.9 0.1- 6.3 16 32.3 17.2-52.4 15 21.4 10.9-37.7 17 36.3 20.0-56.6 9 9.1 3.5-21.8
$50,000+ 132 1 0.5 0.1- 3.4 29 22.6 15.3-32.1 39 31.6 22.6-42.3 48 37.3 27.6-48.2 15 8.0 4.5-13.8

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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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