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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston 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
-Gaston County 116 25 18.4 11.3-28.6 33 32.7 21.8-45.9 23 16.9 10.6-26.0 8 6.5 2.5-15.9 27 25.4 16.3-37.3
GENDER
Male 53 5 6.2 2.2-16.4 15 33.1 18.0-52.8 12 19.5 9.9-34.8 2 2.5 0.6-10.0 19 38.6 23.2-56.7
Female 63 20 30.4 17.9-46.7 18 32.3 18.2-50.7 11 14.4 7.5-25.7 6 10.4 3.4-27.7 8 12.5 5.5-26.1
RACE
White 105 25 20.9 12.9-32.0 29 29.2 18.8-42.4 18 15.4 9.0-24.9 8 7.4 2.8-17.8 25 27.1 17.3-39.9
Other 11 0 0.0 . - . 4 58.9 23.0-87.3 5 28.6 8.4-63.6 0 0.0 . - . 2 12.5 2.4-45.0
AGE
18-44 48 8 17.0 7.9-32.8 10 25.9 13.1-44.7 12 18.5 9.8-32.2 3 6.6 1.6-23.8 15 32.1 18.7-49.3
45+ 67 17 20.9 12.0-33.9 22 43.1 27.1-60.8 11 14.6 7.7-26.0 5 6.3 2.4-15.5 12 15.0 7.9-26.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 44 9 12.9 5.7-26.5 12 33.1 15.0-58.0 9 21.4 9.8-40.7 5 7.4 2.8-18.3 9 25.2 11.0-48.0
Some College + 72 16 21.1 11.8-34.9 21 32.5 19.9-48.3 14 14.7 8.2-25.2 3 6.1 1.5-21.9 18 25.5 15.0-40.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 53 9 19.6 8.3-39.6 13 27.6 12.8-49.6 14 22.5 11.9-38.6 3 8.3 1.7-32.1 14 22.1 12.1-36.9
$50,000+ 47 10 17.4 8.9-31.4 16 41.3 24.4-60.5 7 15.6 7.1-31.1 4 5.7 2.1-14.8 10 20.0 10.0-36.0

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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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