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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston County

Alcohol Consumption

During the past 30 days, have you had at least one drink of any alcoholic beverage such as beer, wine, a malt beverage, or liquor?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 13,127 5,382 45.5 44.0-47.1 7,745 54.5 52.9-56.0
-Gaston County 348 124 44.7 37.8-51.9 224 55.3 48.1-62.2
GENDER
Male 131 58 48.4 37.3-59.6 73 51.6 40.4-62.7
Female 217 66 41.6 32.9-50.9 151 58.4 49.1-67.1
RACE
White 295 112 48.5 41.0-56.1 183 51.5 43.9-59.0
Other 53 12 28.8 14.2-49.5 41 71.2 50.5-85.8
AGE
18-44 94 49 57.3 45.3-68.6 45 42.7 31.4-54.7
45+ 250 73 33.6 26.2-42.1 177 66.4 57.9-73.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 191 49 32.2 23.2-42.8 142 67.8 57.2-76.8
Some College + 155 75 56.3 46.2-66.0 80 43.7 34.0-53.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 194 56 37.4 28.1-47.8 138 62.6 52.2-71.9
$50,000+ 86 47 58.5 46.0-70.1 39 41.5 29.9-54.0

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^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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