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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth 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
-Forsyth County 115 90 72.9 58.8-83.5 8 10.3 3.3-27.7 6 6.0 2.4-14.5 9 9.0 4.2-18.0 2 1.8 0.4- 8.0
GENDER
Male 53 37 64.5 44.6-80.4 5 14.2 3.9-40.6 2 5.6 1.3-20.9 7 12.7 5.4-26.9 2 3.0 0.6-12.8
Female 62 53 86.4 74.3-93.3 3 4.0 1.1-13.5 4 6.7 2.4-17.2 2 3.0 0.6-13.2 0 0.0 . - .
RACE
White 93 74 75.9 63.0-85.4 5 4.5 1.6-12.0 4 6.0 1.9-17.4 8 11.1 5.1-22.6 2 2.4 0.5-10.4
Other 19 13 54.8 21.7-84.1 3 34.6 8.1-75.9 2 7.5 1.6-28.1 1 3.2 0.4-20.8 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 32 20 62.6 39.4-81.1 4 16.8 4.4-47.0 4 9.8 3.2-26.4 3 8.2 2.3-24.9 1 2.6 0.4-16.7
45+ 82 69 83.2 71.1-90.9 4 3.6 1.1-11.4 2 2.2 0.5- 9.2 6 9.9 4.0-22.4 1 1.0 0.1- 7.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 28 21 60.3 30.7-83.9 2 21.5 3.9-64.9 2 10.1 2.1-36.8 3 8.2 2.0-27.9 0 0.0 . - .
Some College + 87 69 78.0 65.4-87.0 6 5.7 2.2-14.0 4 4.4 1.5-12.3 6 9.3 3.8-21.1 2 2.6 0.6-11.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 44 33 56.8 33.0-77.9 5 25.9 7.9-58.6 3 10.7 2.9-32.2 2 5.1 0.9-23.5 1 1.5 0.2-10.2
$50,000+ 51 38 71.4 54.3-84.0 3 3.4 0.8-13.4 3 5.8 1.6-18.8 6 16.1 6.8-33.8 1 3.2 0.5-19.6

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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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