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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth 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
-Forsyth County 170 85 39.3 30.7-48.6 56 33.1 24.1-43.4 15 16.6 9.1-28.5 4 2.5 0.9- 7.3 10 8.4 4.2-16.1
GENDER
Male 76 31 31.1 20.6-43.9 24 33.8 20.6-50.1 8 16.5 7.2-33.4 3 2.8 0.8- 9.6 10 15.7 7.9-29.0
Female 94 54 48.8 36.2-61.5 32 32.3 22.1-44.5 7 16.8 6.7-36.3 1 2.2 0.3-14.0 0 0.0 . - .
RACE
White 143 72 42.8 33.4-52.8 50 32.7 24.3-42.4 11 16.4 8.0-30.7 3 2.1 0.6- 6.9 7 6.0 2.6-13.0
Other 26 12 28.6 13.9-49.7 6 34.4 13.5-63.7 4 17.4 5.3-44.3 1 4.0 0.5-23.9 3 15.6 4.8-40.5
AGE
18-44 54 19 25.3 15.1-39.0 18 33.0 19.1-50.8 8 25.0 12.1-44.6 2 3.5 0.9-13.2 7 13.2 5.9-27.2
45+ 115 65 54.7 44.5-64.6 38 33.4 24.5-43.6 7 7.3 3.3-15.5 2 1.5 0.4- 6.1 3 3.0 0.9- 9.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 35 16 26.6 13.7-45.3 9 37.2 16.8-63.4 3 17.5 5.3-44.2 1 3.7 0.5-22.2 6 15.1 5.9-33.5
Some College + 135 69 44.2 34.4-54.5 47 31.5 23.2-41.1 12 16.3 8.0-30.6 3 2.1 0.6- 7.1 4 5.9 2.0-15.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 47 22 30.5 17.1-48.2 15 38.1 19.6-60.9 2 11.0 2.4-38.9 3 7.3 2.0-22.6 5 13.1 4.9-30.7
$50,000+ 108 53 43.3 32.5-54.7 38 30.2 21.4-40.8 11 18.2 8.7-34.3 1 0.7 0.1- 5.0 5 7.5 2.8-18.6

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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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