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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth 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
-Forsyth County 113 58 44.1 31.5-57.5 37 37.6 26.4-50.3 9 7.9 3.4-17.1 5 4.7 1.9-11.3 4 5.7 2.0-15.4
GENDER
Male 51 17 35.5 18.1-57.8 23 45.1 27.8-63.6 4 4.4 1.3-13.6 3 5.5 1.7-16.6 4 9.5 3.2-24.7
Female 62 41 57.0 41.7-71.1 14 26.4 15.4-41.4 5 13.1 4.6-32.2 2 3.4 0.8-13.0 0 0.0 . - .
RACE
White 93 48 41.4 28.6-55.5 31 39.3 27.1-53.1 7 8.2 3.2-19.7 3 3.8 1.2-11.8 4 7.3 2.5-19.2
Other 18 10 58.3 26.6-84.4 5 30.6 10.1-63.3 2 7.2 1.5-28.0 1 3.9 0.5-24.7 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 31 9 36.9 16.6-63.1 14 39.7 21.2-61.7 4 11.7 3.8-30.6 2 4.4 1.0-17.2 2 7.4 1.7-26.5
45+ 81 49 51.8 39.6-63.8 22 34.7 23.6-47.8 5 4.3 1.7-10.3 3 5.1 1.6-15.0 2 4.1 0.9-16.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 26 11 48.1 22.4-74.9 9 32.3 13.9-58.4 2 3.2 0.7-13.9 3 10.5 3.1-30.1 1 5.9 0.8-32.7
Some College + 87 47 42.7 29.2-57.3 28 39.5 26.7-53.9 7 9.5 3.9-21.7 2 2.7 0.6-11.1 3 5.6 1.6-18.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 44 23 47.8 26.8-69.5 14 35.5 18.7-56.9 3 4.9 1.4-16.1 2 6.0 1.4-22.5 2 5.8 1.2-23.4
$50,000+ 51 24 35.6 22.7-51.1 17 38.6 24.3-55.1 5 11.2 3.6-29.9 3 6.0 1.9-17.7 2 8.5 2.1-28.8

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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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