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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth County

Alcohol Consumption

Considering all types of alcoholic beverages, how many times during the past 30 days did you have 5 or more drinks on an occasion?*

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  Total
Respond.^
None Once Twice 3-7 times 8-30 times
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,215 4,119 71.2 68.8-73.5 398 10.4 8.9-12.0 257 6.6 5.2- 8.2 309 8.6 7.0-10.5 132 3.3 2.5- 4.2
-Forsyth County 170 139 80.5 72.2-86.7 11 6.8 3.3-13.4 5 2.5 1.0- 6.1 11 7.8 4.2-14.1 4 2.5 0.9- 7.0
GENDER
Male 76 60 79.5 66.6-88.3 6 8.3 3.1-20.3 1 0.7 0.1- 5.1 6 8.2 3.4-18.3 3 3.3 1.0-10.8
Female 94 79 81.6 70.4-89.2 5 5.0 1.9-12.7 4 4.4 1.6-11.8 5 7.3 2.9-17.1 1 1.7 0.2-11.1
RACE
White 143 119 82.0 73.4-88.3 7 4.4 1.8-10.1 4 2.2 0.8- 5.9 10 9.0 4.7-16.6 3 2.3 0.7- 7.7
Other 26 19 75.6 52.6-89.7 4 13.9 4.3-36.7 1 3.2 0.4-20.1 1 4.1 0.6-24.6 1 3.2 0.4-20.1
AGE
18-44 53 37 75.1 60.7-85.5 5 9.2 3.5-22.2 1 0.9 0.1- 6.2 9 13.2 6.5-25.0 1 1.6 0.2-10.6
45+ 116 101 86.1 77.5-91.8 6 4.1 1.8- 9.3 4 4.2 1.5-11.2 2 2.0 0.5- 7.5 3 3.6 1.1-11.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 35 27 83.9 67.1-93.0 2 1.7 0.4- 7.0 0 0.0 . - . 4 8.9 2.9-23.9 2 5.5 1.3-20.5
Some College + 135 112 79.2 69.3-86.5 9 8.6 4.0-17.5 5 3.4 1.3- 8.3 7 7.4 3.4-15.2 2 1.4 0.3- 6.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 47 37 80.0 63.3-90.3 4 5.7 1.8-16.5 0 0.0 . - . 3 8.1 2.5-23.5 3 6.2 1.8-19.7
$50,000+ 108 87 77.7 66.6-85.9 7 8.3 3.4-18.5 5 3.9 1.6- 9.6 8 8.8 4.2-17.5 1 1.3 0.2- 8.5

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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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