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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg County

Alcohol Consumption

During the past 30 days, how many days per week or per month did you have at least one drink of any alcoholic beverage?*

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  Total
Respond.^
No drinks 1-2 days 3-7 days 8-29 days Everyday
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,708 50 0.7 0.4- 1.1 1,286 28.9 26.8-31.0 1,394 31.4 29.2-33.7 1,484 31.1 29.0-33.3 494 7.9 6.9- 9.0
-Mecklenburg County 302 1 0.2 0.0- 1.7 72 28.2 21.2-36.4 90 27.1 20.9-34.3 108 36.2 28.6-44.5 31 8.4 5.1-13.4
GENDER
Male 129 0 0.0 . - . 26 27.2 17.5-39.6 35 22.0 14.7-31.6 51 41.4 29.6-54.2 17 9.5 5.1-17.0
Female 173 1 0.5 0.1- 3.4 46 29.2 20.0-40.5 55 32.6 23.4-43.3 57 30.6 22.5-40.1 14 7.2 3.1-15.5
RACE
White 240 1 0.3 0.0- 2.3 46 25.6 17.6-35.8 76 27.9 21.6-35.4 92 38.5 30.6-47.1 25 7.5 4.4-12.7
Other 59 0 0.0 . - . 25 33.8 20.5-50.2 12 24.1 11.7-43.3 16 31.5 15.8-53.1 6 10.6 3.9-25.6
AGE
18-44 90 0 0.0 . - . 32 37.1 25.4-50.6 26 23.1 14.3-35.1 26 32.4 20.8-46.7 6 7.4 3.0-17.0
45+ 209 1 0.5 0.1- 3.7 40 17.4 12.4-23.9 62 31.6 24.7-39.4 81 40.7 33.3-48.6 25 9.8 6.3-14.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 50 0 0.0 . - . 19 38.3 20.4-60.1 15 32.3 15.9-54.7 13 22.1 10.2-41.5 3 7.2 1.4-30.1
Some College + 251 1 0.3 0.0- 2.1 53 25.5 18.5-34.1 74 25.3 19.5-32.3 95 40.1 31.7-49.2 28 8.7 5.4-13.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 70 0 0.0 . - . 19 30.3 17.5-47.1 23 33.6 18.6-52.9 20 30.5 17.0-48.4 8 5.7 2.3-13.2
$50,000+ 196 1 0.4 0.1- 2.5 43 28.2 19.6-38.7 56 26.3 19.7-34.3 76 35.6 27.5-44.6 20 9.5 5.2-16.8

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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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