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2009 BRFSS Survey Results: Guilford 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
-Guilford County 196 100 46.5 37.3-56.1 59 31.5 22.9-41.5 18 8.9 5.0-15.4 8 6.7 2.8-15.2 11 6.4 3.1-12.5
GENDER
Male 89 40 45.7 32.7-59.3 28 28.9 17.5-43.6 8 8.9 3.8-19.4 5 9.7 3.7-23.0 8 6.9 2.8-15.8
Female 107 60 47.9 36.9-59.2 31 35.9 25.1-48.3 10 8.8 4.5-16.7 3 1.9 0.6- 5.8 3 5.5 1.7-16.5
RACE
White 149 72 40.9 32.1-50.3 51 37.2 28.1-47.1 13 9.5 4.9-17.4 5 6.1 1.9-17.4 8 6.4 2.9-13.5
Other 43 26 59.9 40.8-76.4 6 13.8 5.2-31.8 5 9.6 3.1-25.9 3 9.2 2.4-29.6 3 7.5 2.0-24.4
AGE
18-44 54 23 40.3 25.3-57.3 18 33.5 19.0-52.0 6 10.2 4.0-23.8 5 12.5 4.8-29.1 2 3.5 0.8-13.3
45+ 141 77 52.6 42.9-62.1 40 29.2 21.3-38.7 12 7.8 4.2-14.0 3 1.4 0.4- 4.3 9 9.0 4.1-18.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 48 25 39.5 22.5-59.5 14 35.0 17.0-58.7 4 3.7 1.2-10.4 2 11.6 3.0-36.3 3 10.2 3.1-28.8
Some College + 148 75 49.6 39.5-59.8 45 29.9 21.7-39.8 14 11.2 5.9-20.1 6 4.5 1.6-12.3 8 4.7 2.1-10.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 75 39 44.4 29.1-60.8 19 35.4 19.4-55.5 8 7.8 3.4-16.8 4 6.1 1.6-21.2 5 6.3 2.3-16.2
$50,000+ 103 50 48.9 37.2-60.7 37 32.9 23.2-44.4 9 9.5 4.2-19.9 1 0.4 0.1- 3.1 6 8.3 3.3-19.4

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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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