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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston 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
-Gaston County 121 86 67.8 55.9-77.8 11 9.7 4.6-19.1 8 7.4 3.4-15.4 10 11.0 4.9-22.7 6 4.2 1.7- 9.8
GENDER
Male 56 35 58.5 41.1-74.0 4 7.0 2.3-19.1 3 6.0 1.8-18.0 8 20.2 8.7-40.1 6 8.4 3.4-19.3
Female 65 51 77.0 60.7-87.9 7 12.3 4.7-28.8 5 8.8 3.1-22.4 2 1.9 0.5- 7.5 0 0.0 . - .
RACE
White 109 77 66.0 53.3-76.8 11 11.0 5.3-21.5 8 8.4 3.9-17.4 8 10.9 4.5-24.3 5 3.6 1.3- 9.5
Other 12 9 80.6 47.7-95.0 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 2 11.5 2.3-41.8 1 7.9 1.0-42.2
AGE
18-44 49 31 61.3 44.3-75.9 7 13.5 5.7-28.5 5 8.6 3.1-21.3 4 13.3 4.6-32.5 2 3.4 0.8-12.8
45+ 71 54 77.5 64.2-86.9 4 3.9 1.3-11.1 3 5.6 1.7-17.2 6 7.6 3.1-17.4 4 5.3 1.7-15.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 47 33 67.7 46.9-83.3 2 3.3 0.6-16.3 3 5.1 1.6-15.2 4 14.4 4.1-40.0 5 9.5 3.4-23.8
Some College + 74 53 67.9 52.9-79.9 9 12.8 5.8-26.1 5 8.5 3.3-20.4 6 9.3 3.3-23.7 1 1.5 0.2- 9.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 55 37 66.9 49.3-80.8 6 12.7 4.3-31.8 2 4.3 1.0-16.3 5 8.8 3.4-21.2 5 7.3 2.7-18.5
$50,000+ 47 34 75.8 59.8-86.9 4 8.7 2.8-23.8 5 9.3 3.6-22.2 3 3.4 1.0-10.8 1 2.7 0.4-17.0

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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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