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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe 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
-Buncombe County 105 87 75.1 62.1-84.7 6 8.7 3.3-21.3 3 5.3 1.6-16.4 6 8.7 3.7-19.1 3 2.2 0.5- 8.8
GENDER
Male 48 37 66.2 47.1-81.1 4 12.4 3.8-33.8 2 8.2 2.0-27.9 4 12.6 4.6-30.2 1 0.6 0.1- 4.4
Female 57 50 85.5 70.7-93.5 2 4.4 0.9-18.5 1 1.9 0.3-12.2 2 4.2 1.0-16.1 2 4.0 0.8-18.6
RACE
White 99 82 77.1 64.7-86.1 5 5.4 2.0-13.8 3 5.7 1.7-17.5 6 9.4 4.0-20.5 3 2.4 0.6- 9.4
Other 4 4 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 22 15 67.5 45.0-84.0 2 8.4 2.1-28.4 2 11.2 2.8-36.1 2 9.0 2.2-29.9 1 3.9 0.5-23.3
45+ 80 69 79.4 62.5-89.9 4 9.2 2.4-29.4 1 1.5 0.2- 9.7 4 8.8 3.0-23.4 2 1.1 0.3- 4.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 16 9 42.7 19.0-70.2 2 11.3 2.4-40.0 1 14.4 2.1-57.0 3 29.9 9.9-62.2 1 1.7 0.2-12.0
Some College + 89 78 82.4 68.3-91.0 4 8.1 2.4-23.9 2 3.2 0.7-12.9 3 4.0 1.1-12.9 2 2.3 0.4-11.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 44 34 66.7 45.6-82.7 3 7.8 2.2-24.0 1 7.5 1.1-37.7 4 16.1 5.6-38.4 2 1.9 0.4- 7.4
$50,000+ 53 46 79.4 60.6-90.6 3 10.3 2.8-31.8 2 4.6 1.0-17.7 1 3.1 0.4-18.8 1 2.7 0.4-16.7

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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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