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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance 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 4,629 2,326 43.1 40.9-45.4 1,403 31.9 29.7-34.1 441 10.2 8.8-11.7 185 5.3 4.2- 6.5 274 9.6 8.0-11.5
-Alamance County 108 47 36.7 25.0-50.2 34 31.8 21.1-44.9 12 8.8 4.4-16.8 3 5.2 1.6-16.1 12 17.4 8.3-32.9
GENDER
Male 47 11 23.8 10.4-45.6 16 30.2 15.9-49.8 8 12.3 5.4-25.8 3 9.6 2.9-27.7 9 24.1 10.4-46.5
Female 61 36 52.2 34.9-69.0 18 33.8 19.7-51.4 4 4.7 1.3-15.6 0 0.0 . - . 3 9.4 1.9-35.6
RACE
White 88 40 35.4 23.3-49.7 27 33.5 21.0-48.8 9 9.4 4.3-19.5 3 7.3 2.2-21.6 9 14.4 5.5-32.8
Other 19 7 43.2 18.1-72.4 6 22.0 8.1-47.3 3 7.9 1.9-27.2 0 0.0 . - . 3 27.0 8.0-60.9
AGE
18-44 35 11 31.1 15.4-52.8 13 34.4 18.8-54.4 2 4.1 1.0-15.3 2 5.9 1.3-23.3 7 24.5 10.4-47.6
45+ 72 36 45.8 32.8-59.4 20 26.9 16.8-40.1 10 16.3 7.9-30.7 1 4.4 0.6-24.8 5 6.7 2.7-15.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 33 14 36.3 16.6-62.1 10 25.8 11.7-47.7 4 8.3 2.7-22.6 1 4.9 0.7-27.9 4 24.8 8.8-52.9
Some College + 75 33 36.9 23.6-52.6 24 35.0 21.5-51.5 8 9.1 3.8-20.3 2 5.4 1.2-21.6 8 13.4 4.5-33.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 52 22 32.4 16.4-53.8 14 30.5 16.0-50.2 7 8.2 3.3-18.9 3 11.3 3.4-31.6 6 17.7 6.1-41.5
$50,000+ 46 21 45.7 28.5-63.9 17 37.4 21.5-56.5 4 8.3 2.6-23.6 0 0.0 . - . 4 8.6 2.8-23.5

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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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