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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: New Hanover 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
-New Hanover County 176 35 20.0 13.3-28.9 62 26.8 20.2-34.6 29 14.3 9.5-21.1 21 15.6 9.6-24.3 29 23.4 15.6-33.5
GENDER
Male 69 11 18.9 9.9-33.1 11 12.1 6.4-21.6 17 20.2 11.9-32.3 10 15.5 7.4-29.6 20 33.4 21.4-48.0
Female 107 24 21.1 12.4-33.4 51 41.4 30.4-53.4 12 8.4 4.5-15.0 11 15.7 8.2-28.0 9 13.4 5.4-29.7
RACE
White 159 31 20.7 13.5-30.4 60 28.8 21.6-37.2 27 14.3 9.3-21.3 18 15.0 8.8-24.3 23 21.3 13.4-32.1
Other 17 4 13.6 4.5-34.4 2 8.8 1.9-32.6 2 14.7 3.2-47.1 3 20.8 5.4-54.9 6 42.0 17.2-71.7
AGE
18-44 47 8 19.1 8.8-36.6 11 16.8 8.9-29.6 4 7.8 2.7-20.4 12 25.5 13.9-42.2 12 30.7 17.0-49.1
45+ 127 26 20.2 13.1-29.7 51 35.8 27.2-45.4 25 20.2 13.4-29.3 9 7.2 3.6-13.8 16 16.7 10.1-26.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 34 5 7.1 2.7-17.7 15 35.8 19.8-55.7 5 10.1 3.9-23.9 3 12.8 3.3-38.6 6 34.2 15.6-59.3
Some College + 142 30 22.4 14.7-32.7 47 25.0 18.1-33.6 24 15.1 9.6-23.0 18 16.1 9.5-25.9 23 21.3 13.2-32.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 70 12 13.9 6.6-27.1 29 34.5 22.4-49.1 8 7.5 3.4-15.7 10 20.3 10.2-36.4 11 23.7 11.0-44.0
$50,000+ 84 16 21.3 12.2-34.5 25 20.5 13.1-30.6 18 19.9 11.9-31.3 8 10.3 4.8-20.7 17 28.1 17.5-41.9

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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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