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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe 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
-Buncombe County 106 64 49.7 38.3-61.1 27 35.3 24.4-48.0 6 4.6 1.8-11.3 6 7.9 3.0-19.1 3 2.5 0.7- 9.0
GENDER
Male 48 24 42.7 27.6-59.3 14 36.4 21.3-54.7 4 6.5 2.0-18.9 4 12.6 4.2-31.8 2 1.9 0.4- 7.8
Female 58 40 57.7 41.2-72.6 13 34.1 19.9-51.9 2 2.5 0.6- 9.6 2 2.5 0.5-10.9 1 3.3 0.5-19.9
RACE
White 100 60 50.0 38.4-61.6 26 34.2 23.4-46.9 5 4.6 1.7-11.9 6 8.5 3.3-20.3 3 2.7 0.7- 9.6
Other 4 3 83.2 29.9-98.3 0 0.0 . - . 1 16.8 1.7-70.1 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 22 7 24.3 11.2-45.0 11 53.9 32.5-73.9 1 4.5 0.6-26.1 2 13.4 3.5-39.9 1 3.9 0.5-23.3
45+ 81 54 65.0 51.0-76.8 16 24.1 13.4-39.3 5 4.8 1.9-11.5 4 4.5 1.6-12.0 2 1.7 0.4- 7.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 16 11 60.1 30.1-84.0 1 12.4 1.8-52.9 1 3.0 0.4-19.2 2 16.1 2.9-55.7 1 8.4 1.2-41.5
Some College + 90 53 47.3 35.3-59.7 26 40.4 28.2-54.0 5 5.0 1.8-13.2 4 6.1 1.9-17.6 2 1.2 0.3- 5.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 44 28 51.8 33.5-69.6 6 23.6 10.2-45.7 4 6.7 2.3-17.7 4 12.6 3.7-35.3 2 5.3 1.0-23.3
$50,000+ 54 29 42.9 28.8-58.3 20 46.0 30.7-62.2 2 3.9 0.8-17.0 2 6.0 1.3-23.9 1 1.1 0.2- 7.8

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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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