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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg County

Alcohol Consumption

During the past 30 days, have you had at least one drink of any alcoholic beverage
such as beer, wine, a malt beverage, or liquor?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 12,085 4,823 44.1 42.6-45.5 7,262 55.9 54.5-57.4
-Mecklenburg County 600 308 55.4 49.6-61.0 292 44.6 39.0-50.4
GENDER
Male 202 134 64.7 55.0-73.2 68 35.3 26.8-45.0
Female 398 174 47.8 40.9-54.9 224 52.2 45.1-59.1
RACE
White 413 244 65.5 59.0-71.4 169 34.5 28.6-41.0
Other 182 61 40.4 30.4-51.2 121 59.6 48.8-69.6
AGE
18-44 153 90 59.5 49.5-68.9 63 40.5 31.1-50.5
45+ 441 215 51.0 45.5-56.4 226 49.0 43.6-54.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 160 52 37.3 26.3-49.7 108 62.7 50.3-73.7
Some College + 438 255 63.7 57.7-69.3 183 36.3 30.7-42.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 220 73 39.6 30.3-49.6 147 60.4 50.4-69.7
$50,000+ 280 197 72.0 64.4-78.5 83 28.0 21.5-35.6

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^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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