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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe County

Alcohol Consumption

During the past 30 days, how many days per week or per month did you have at least one drink of any alcoholic beverage?*

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  Total
Respond.^
No drinks 1-2 days 3-7 days 8-29 days Everyday
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,708 50 0.7 0.4- 1.1 1,286 28.9 26.8-31.0 1,394 31.4 29.2-33.7 1,484 31.1 29.0-33.3 494 7.9 6.9- 9.0
-Buncombe County 107 2 1.1 0.3- 4.6 19 13.9 8.4-22.1 35 38.2 27.4-50.2 32 33.9 23.5-46.2 19 13.0 7.8-20.7
GENDER
Male 48 1 1.3 0.2- 9.0 9 13.2 6.2-25.7 14 32.1 18.5-49.7 19 47.1 30.9-63.9 5 6.3 2.4-15.4
Female 59 1 0.8 0.1- 5.9 10 14.7 7.3-27.3 21 45.1 30.3-60.9 13 18.7 9.7-33.0 14 20.7 11.6-34.1
RACE
White 102 2 1.2 0.3- 4.9 18 14.6 8.8-23.4 32 37.7 26.8-50.0 31 32.5 22.5-44.5 19 13.9 8.4-22.1
Other 3 0 0.0 . - . 1 14.0 1.2-68.4 2 86.0 31.6-98.8 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 22 0 0.0 . - . 2 8.4 2.1-28.4 12 53.8 32.4-73.9 7 33.9 16.7-56.6 1 3.9 0.5-23.3
45+ 82 2 1.9 0.4- 7.6 16 16.3 9.6-26.1 22 28.2 18.2-41.1 24 34.4 22.3-48.9 18 19.3 11.8-29.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 17 0 0.0 . - . 6 24.8 9.7-50.4 3 17.5 4.3-49.9 5 45.9 20.7-73.3 3 11.9 3.1-36.1
Some College + 90 2 1.4 0.3- 5.6 13 11.3 6.1-20.1 32 43.0 30.8-56.0 27 31.1 20.4-44.4 16 13.2 7.7-21.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 42 0 0.0 . - . 9 17.4 8.1-33.3 12 30.1 15.7-49.9 12 40.6 22.9-61.1 9 11.9 5.7-23.2
$50,000+ 54 0 0.0 . - . 8 11.2 5.1-23.0 21 44.5 29.4-60.6 18 33.4 20.1-50.0 7 10.9 4.9-22.4

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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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