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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth 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
-Forsyth County 168 53 27.9 20.3-37.1 45 23.9 16.1-33.9 30 21.4 13.8-31.6 16 10.9 5.5-20.3 24 16.0 10.3-23.9
GENDER
Male 74 20 26.7 15.8-41.5 16 21.5 10.5-39.1 13 17.4 9.5-29.7 8 12.5 4.5-30.0 17 22.0 12.7-35.2
Female 94 33 29.3 19.9-40.8 29 26.5 17.4-38.1 17 25.8 14.1-42.4 8 9.1 4.2-18.6 7 9.3 4.4-18.9
RACE
White 143 46 28.4 20.7-37.7 39 22.4 15.7-30.9 25 22.0 13.8-33.1 12 10.3 4.3-22.4 21 16.9 10.8-25.5
Other 24 7 26.7 10.2-53.9 5 27.8 8.8-60.5 5 19.6 6.1-47.8 4 12.9 4.4-32.2 3 13.0 3.5-38.3
AGE
18-44 52 14 24.2 13.1-40.2 7 15.7 5.7-36.3 13 26.9 14.4-44.8 6 13.2 4.8-31.4 12 20.0 10.8-34.2
45+ 115 38 31.5 23.0-41.3 38 32.9 24.0-43.2 17 15.5 9.4-24.5 10 8.5 4.3-15.9 12 11.7 6.5-19.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 33 15 36.4 17.8-60.3 5 24.8 7.5-57.2 5 21.8 7.6-48.4 2 4.8 0.9-22.2 6 12.2 4.8-27.7
Some College + 135 38 24.9 17.6-34.0 40 23.5 16.7-32.2 25 21.2 13.2-32.3 14 13.0 6.3-25.0 18 17.3 10.6-27.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 45 16 27.4 14.5-45.8 12 32.3 13.9-58.5 6 16.1 5.1-41.0 3 7.7 2.1-24.2 8 16.5 7.5-32.5
$50,000+ 108 30 23.9 16.1-33.9 28 21.5 14.3-31.0 21 22.6 13.5-35.2 13 13.9 6.4-27.5 16 18.2 10.7-29.1

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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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