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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg County

Alcohol Consumption

During the past 30 days, what is the largest number of drinks you had on any occasion?*

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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 4,541 1,386 26.3 24.4-28.3 1,373 27.2 25.2-29.2 698 15.6 13.9-17.4 375 8.8 7.6-10.2 709 22.1 20.0-24.5
-Mecklenburg County 291 73 23.3 17.1-30.9 106 32.8 25.9-40.5 49 17.6 12.3-24.7 28 9.4 6.1-14.2 35 16.9 10.6-26.0
GENDER
Male 122 21 16.3 9.7-26.2 34 27.7 18.0-40.0 29 21.3 13.2-32.5 9 5.1 2.5-10.4 29 29.6 18.3-44.0
Female 169 52 30.7 21.3-41.9 72 38.2 29.3-48.0 20 13.8 7.7-23.3 19 13.8 8.2-22.3 6 3.6 1.6- 7.8
RACE
White 233 57 22.8 15.7-31.7 84 32.8 25.2-41.4 38 17.2 11.3-25.3 22 9.8 6.1-15.4 32 17.4 11.5-25.5
Other 56 16 25.2 13.8-41.3 22 33.4 19.6-50.7 10 17.6 8.0-34.3 5 8.0 2.8-20.8 3 15.9 3.6-48.7
AGE
18-44 85 15 18.4 9.7-32.0 30 32.3 21.5-45.4 9 13.8 6.6-26.6 12 10.8 5.8-19.4 19 24.8 14.0-40.0
45+ 203 58 29.5 22.6-37.5 75 33.2 26.4-40.7 39 21.7 15.6-29.4 15 7.6 4.4-12.8 16 8.0 4.7-13.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 46 12 32.7 14.5-58.1 13 20.3 8.9-39.8 8 18.1 7.1-39.1 6 13.1 5.0-30.1 7 15.9 6.2-34.9
Some College + 244 61 21.3 15.7-28.3 92 35.3 27.6-43.8 41 17.6 11.8-25.3 22 8.6 5.3-13.7 28 17.3 10.1-27.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 69 21 29.7 17.1-46.4 23 33.2 19.9-49.8 12 17.7 8.9-32.2 7 11.2 4.4-25.7 6 8.1 3.4-18.1
$50,000+ 187 42 22.9 15.4-32.6 69 35.0 26.6-44.4 32 18.5 11.8-27.9 20 10.4 6.3-16.5 24 13.2 8.1-20.8

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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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