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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Durham 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
-Durham County 321 188 50.4 42.9-57.9 91 27.9 21.7-35.2 18 9.4 5.2-16.4 12 4.4 2.1- 9.0 12 7.8 4.1-14.4
GENDER
Male 131 55 38.4 28.2-49.6 45 30.8 21.6-41.8 14 14.7 7.7-26.4 9 6.7 2.9-14.9 8 9.4 4.1-20.1
Female 190 133 65.2 55.3-74.0 46 24.5 17.0-33.9 4 3.0 0.9- 9.0 3 1.5 0.3- 6.2 4 5.9 2.1-15.6
RACE
White 220 133 54.7 45.7-63.4 61 29.6 22.0-38.5 12 6.2 3.2-11.8 7 3.5 1.3- 9.1 7 6.0 2.5-13.6
Other 101 55 44.9 32.9-57.6 30 25.8 16.2-38.4 6 13.6 5.9-28.6 5 5.5 1.8-15.5 5 10.2 4.0-23.7
AGE
18-44 119 61 43.0 33.1-53.6 33 27.7 19.1-38.4 11 13.0 6.8-23.4 5 5.1 1.9-12.6 9 11.2 5.6-21.0
45+ 199 125 64.4 56.5-71.6 57 28.1 21.7-35.7 7 2.8 1.3- 6.0 7 3.1 1.4- 6.8 3 1.5 0.4- 5.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 43 18 29.8 15.8-48.9 11 19.3 7.7-40.6 3 8.3 2.3-26.2 4 7.5 2.2-22.4 7 35.2 17.3-58.4
Some College + 278 170 54.4 46.3-62.4 80 29.6 22.8-37.5 15 9.7 5.0-17.8 8 3.8 1.5- 9.3 5 2.5 0.9- 6.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 89 51 41.6 28.7-55.7 21 26.9 15.4-42.7 3 2.8 0.6-12.4 6 5.7 2.1-14.7 8 23.0 11.7-40.1
$50,000+ 210 123 53.2 44.0-62.2 62 28.3 21.0-36.9 15 13.0 7.0-22.8 6 4.0 1.4-11.1 4 1.5 0.5- 4.4

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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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