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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston 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
-Gaston County 116 44 32.4 22.9-43.6 40 36.1 24.9-49.0 17 15.3 8.7-25.5 3 2.4 0.8- 7.5 12 13.8 6.8-25.8
GENDER
Male 54 14 20.3 11.0-34.5 17 34.2 19.1-53.4 10 16.1 7.8-30.3 2 3.4 0.8-13.0 11 26.0 13.0-45.2
Female 62 30 45.0 29.7-61.3 23 38.0 23.0-55.7 7 14.5 5.8-31.7 1 1.5 0.2- 9.9 1 1.0 0.1- 7.2
RACE
White 104 41 34.5 24.2-46.5 39 36.1 24.9-49.0 12 13.7 7.0-25.1 2 1.7 0.4- 6.5 10 14.1 6.6-27.6
Other 12 3 18.5 4.7-51.0 1 35.8 6.6-81.4 5 26.3 8.1-59.1 1 7.5 1.0-40.9 2 11.9 2.4-42.9
AGE
18-44 46 17 31.9 18.9-48.4 13 30.3 16.4-49.0 9 18.5 8.8-34.8 1 1.2 0.2- 8.4 6 18.1 7.7-37.0
45+ 69 26 32.7 20.9-47.2 27 44.8 29.1-61.5 8 10.8 5.2-21.0 2 4.3 1.0-15.8 6 7.5 3.0-17.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 44 16 26.5 14.2-44.0 12 30.8 13.3-56.5 7 17.4 7.2-36.5 0 0.0 . - . 9 25.2 11.0-48.0
Some College + 72 28 35.3 23.2-49.6 28 38.6 25.3-53.9 10 14.3 6.8-27.6 3 3.7 1.1-11.0 3 8.1 2.3-24.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 53 16 31.8 17.6-50.6 17 29.2 14.4-50.4 10 23.2 11.1-42.3 2 3.9 0.9-14.8 8 11.9 5.3-24.4
$50,000+ 47 21 37.8 23.4-54.7 18 44.8 27.7-63.2 6 11.4 4.7-25.2 0 0.0 . - . 2 6.1 1.5-21.6

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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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