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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg 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
-Mecklenburg County 298 139 42.0 34.3-50.0 119 42.2 34.4-50.5 19 7.6 4.3-13.1 13 3.4 1.8- 6.3 8 4.7 1.9-11.0
GENDER
Male 129 47 35.0 24.7-47.0 52 43.1 31.3-55.8 13 8.1 4.3-14.8 9 4.8 2.2-10.0 8 8.9 3.7-19.9
Female 169 92 49.8 39.7-60.0 67 41.2 31.9-51.2 6 7.1 2.5-18.3 4 1.8 0.6- 5.4 0 0.0 . - .
RACE
White 236 109 40.9 32.5-49.9 96 43.1 34.7-52.0 14 5.9 3.1-11.0 9 3.4 1.6- 7.1 8 6.6 2.8-15.1
Other 59 29 44.5 28.2-62.1 22 39.9 23.2-59.3 5 12.4 4.6-29.1 3 3.2 0.9-10.7 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 89 27 31.2 20.1-45.0 45 47.7 34.8-60.9 9 10.6 5.1-20.5 4 3.1 1.1- 8.6 4 7.4 2.6-18.9
45+ 206 111 55.1 47.3-62.8 73 35.5 28.4-43.2 10 4.2 2.0- 8.3 8 3.6 1.7- 7.5 4 1.6 0.5- 4.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 49 26 56.0 36.0-74.2 11 16.1 7.9-29.9 5 14.2 4.7-35.7 4 5.8 1.9-16.1 3 8.0 1.9-27.9
Some College + 248 112 38.3 30.6-46.6 108 48.9 40.2-57.6 14 6.1 3.2-11.2 9 2.9 1.3- 6.1 5 3.9 1.3-11.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 71 38 55.0 39.2-69.9 25 33.1 20.6-48.5 3 5.3 1.2-21.0 5 6.6 2.6-16.1 0 0.0 . - .
$50,000+ 192 82 40.4 31.5-50.0 84 44.7 35.6-54.1 13 8.2 4.1-15.6 7 2.9 1.2- 6.8 6 3.8 1.2-11.7

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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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