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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance County

Alcohol Consumption

Considering all types of alcoholic beverages, how many times during the past 30 days did you have
'5 or more drinks' [for men] OR '4 or more drinks' [for women] 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 4,633 3,693 74.3 72.1-76.4 358 9.7 8.3-11.4 193 5.3 4.3- 6.5 281 8.2 6.9- 9.7 108 2.5 1.9- 3.3
-Alamance County 108 83 65.6 50.8-77.9 9 13.5 5.7-28.8 5 4.2 1.5-11.3 8 11.0 4.3-25.7 3 5.7 1.5-18.9
GENDER
Male 48 32 55.3 35.7-73.4 6 20.3 7.5-44.2 2 5.3 1.3-19.4 6 15.0 4.7-38.3 2 4.1 0.9-17.5
Female 60 51 77.9 56.6-90.5 3 5.3 1.2-20.6 3 2.9 0.8- 9.3 2 6.3 1.1-28.4 1 7.5 1.1-37.5
RACE
White 88 67 67.6 51.3-80.5 6 8.1 2.8-21.1 5 5.9 2.1-15.5 8 15.4 6.1-33.9 2 3.1 0.7-13.5
Other 19 15 57.5 27.3-83.0 3 29.4 8.4-65.6 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 1 13.1 1.9-54.2
AGE
18-44 36 24 56.8 36.5-75.1 4 18.4 6.6-41.8 1 0.6 0.1- 4.3 5 15.8 5.4-38.3 2 8.3 2.0-29.3
45+ 71 58 79.1 65.0-88.6 5 5.8 2.2-14.2 4 10.0 3.4-26.1 3 3.5 1.1-10.8 1 1.5 0.2-10.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 35 27 55.3 32.3-76.3 3 19.2 5.0-51.8 1 4.3 0.6-25.4 2 7.8 1.5-32.7 2 13.3 3.2-41.7
Some College + 73 56 71.9 53.9-84.9 6 9.9 3.6-24.7 4 4.1 1.3-12.3 6 13.1 4.1-34.4 1 0.9 0.1- 6.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 51 39 55.8 35.0-74.8 6 27.4 11.4-52.7 2 5.1 1.1-20.7 3 4.0 1.2-13.1 1 7.6 1.1-38.1
$50,000+ 46 36 83.9 69.0-92.4 2 2.0 0.4- 8.3 3 4.4 1.1-15.8 3 4.7 1.3-15.3 2 5.1 1.1-21.0

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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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