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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth 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
-Forsyth County 170 1 0.5 0.1- 3.2 46 32.0 23.3-42.3 54 30.3 22.6-39.3 50 29.5 20.7-40.1 19 7.7 4.6-12.8
GENDER
Male 78 1 0.8 0.1- 5.7 22 31.6 19.8-46.3 18 22.3 13.3-34.9 26 36.0 22.5-52.3 11 9.2 4.7-17.4
Female 92 0 0.0 . - . 24 32.6 20.8-47.2 36 40.3 28.8-52.9 24 21.3 13.8-31.3 8 5.9 2.6-12.8
RACE
White 144 1 0.6 0.1- 4.2 36 27.7 19.1-38.4 45 33.8 25.0-43.9 45 30.0 21.3-40.5 17 7.9 4.6-13.0
Other 25 0 0.0 . - . 10 46.2 23.4-70.8 8 18.3 7.7-37.6 5 28.0 9.0-60.5 2 7.5 1.8-26.6
AGE
18-44 51 0 0.0 . - . 20 41.6 26.3-58.8 15 24.9 14.2-39.8 16 33.5 18.7-52.4 0 0.0 . - .
45+ 118 1 0.9 0.1- 6.3 26 22.5 15.1-32.2 38 35.3 26.2-45.6 34 25.6 18.3-34.5 19 15.6 9.6-24.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 33 0 0.0 . - . 12 34.8 16.4-59.1 10 31.9 15.4-54.7 8 30.3 11.4-59.6 3 3.0 0.9- 9.6
Some College + 137 1 0.6 0.1- 4.3 34 31.1 21.7-42.3 44 29.8 21.7-39.3 42 29.2 20.4-39.8 16 9.3 5.4-15.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 45 0 0.0 . - . 14 27.6 14.4-46.4 15 33.6 18.2-53.6 10 33.1 14.5-59.1 6 5.7 2.3-13.3
$50,000+ 108 0 0.0 . - . 27 31.5 21.0-44.2 32 28.1 19.5-38.7 38 31.7 21.7-43.7 11 8.8 4.6-16.2

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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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