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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston 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
-Gaston County 122 3 1.0 0.3- 3.2 34 25.2 17.0-35.7 39 39.5 28.1-52.2 32 26.4 17.7-37.3 14 8.0 4.4-14.0
GENDER
Male 57 2 1.5 0.3- 6.2 11 14.5 7.3-26.6 18 41.8 25.6-60.0 17 30.6 17.9-47.1 9 11.7 5.6-22.9
Female 65 1 0.5 0.1- 3.4 23 36.3 22.7-52.4 21 37.1 22.5-54.6 15 22.0 11.7-37.5 5 4.2 1.6-10.3
RACE
White 110 3 1.1 0.3- 3.7 33 28.3 19.2-39.7 35 37.6 26.1-50.7 26 24.9 16.0-36.8 13 8.0 4.3-14.3
Other 12 0 0.0 . - . 1 3.3 0.4-22.1 4 52.6 18.8-84.1 6 36.2 11.9-70.5 1 7.9 1.0-42.2
AGE
18-44 48 0 0.0 . - . 16 28.2 16.3-44.1 16 38.6 23.3-56.6 13 28.9 16.4-45.7 3 4.3 1.3-13.5
45+ 72 2 1.7 0.4- 7.3 18 21.2 12.4-33.8 22 40.6 25.3-58.1 19 23.0 14.0-35.5 11 13.4 6.9-24.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 48 2 1.5 0.4- 6.3 13 19.4 9.8-34.7 15 42.5 23.4-64.1 13 28.2 14.3-48.2 5 8.4 3.1-20.8
Some College + 74 1 0.7 0.1- 4.9 21 28.2 17.5-42.1 24 38.0 24.6-53.4 19 25.4 15.3-39.0 9 7.8 3.7-15.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 56 1 0.5 0.1- 3.9 15 29.0 15.6-47.4 17 31.4 16.4-51.8 17 30.9 17.3-48.8 6 8.1 3.2-19.3
$50,000+ 47 0 0.0 . - . 13 22.5 12.4-37.4 14 40.1 23.3-59.7 14 28.2 15.8-45.1 6 9.1 3.7-20.7

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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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