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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg 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
-Mecklenburg County 296 239 75.3 66.7-82.3 27 11.2 7.4-16.8 10 2.9 1.4- 5.8 16 8.5 3.8-18.1 4 2.0 0.5- 8.2
GENDER
Male 126 94 68.8 54.9-80.0 11 9.4 4.8-17.8 6 3.7 1.4- 9.2 12 14.5 6.0-31.1 3 3.6 0.7-15.5
Female 170 145 82.3 73.8-88.5 16 13.2 7.7-21.7 4 2.1 0.7- 5.6 4 2.0 0.7- 5.4 1 0.4 0.1- 2.8
RACE
White 236 187 74.6 66.2-81.5 24 13.6 8.8-20.4 10 4.0 2.0- 8.0 11 5.0 2.3-10.6 4 2.8 0.7-11.1
Other 57 49 76.4 50.5-91.1 3 5.3 1.3-18.9 0 0.0 . - . 5 18.3 5.2-47.7 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 86 56 65.2 51.1-77.1 15 15.1 8.6-25.0 5 3.7 1.4- 9.3 8 12.9 4.8-30.2 2 3.1 0.5-15.7
45+ 207 180 86.6 80.5-91.0 12 7.0 3.9-12.2 5 2.1 0.8- 5.3 8 3.5 1.6- 7.4 2 0.9 0.2- 4.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 47 35 75.1 55.6-87.8 6 15.2 5.5-35.7 2 3.8 0.9-15.1 3 4.1 1.2-12.8 1 1.9 0.3-12.5
Some College + 248 203 75.2 65.4-83.0 21 10.4 6.6-16.1 8 2.7 1.2- 6.1 13 9.5 4.0-21.2 3 2.1 0.4-10.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 70 59 83.4 69.4-91.8 4 7.4 2.1-22.8 2 3.4 0.8-13.4 5 5.8 2.3-14.0 0 0.0 . - .
$50,000+ 191 150 77.7 69.4-84.3 21 12.5 7.9-19.1 8 3.3 1.5- 7.3 8 3.5 1.5- 7.7 4 3.0 0.7-11.8

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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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