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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: New Hanover 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
-New Hanover County 186 4 1.3 0.5- 3.6 46 29.8 21.8-39.3 44 20.0 14.2-27.5 77 43.3 34.5-52.6 15 5.5 3.1- 9.6
GENDER
Male 74 1 0.7 0.1- 5.0 15 27.7 16.4-42.8 17 16.6 9.7-27.0 36 50.2 36.9-63.5 5 4.8 1.8-12.1
Female 112 3 1.9 0.6- 6.1 31 32.0 21.6-44.5 27 23.6 15.1-34.9 41 36.2 25.2-48.9 10 6.4 3.2-12.1
RACE
White 168 3 1.0 0.3- 3.3 40 30.2 21.7-40.4 38 18.9 13.1-26.6 73 44.2 34.9-53.8 14 5.7 3.1-10.1
Other 18 1 3.9 0.5-23.8 6 25.7 10.2-51.3 6 31.0 11.4-61.2 4 35.1 12.1-68.0 1 4.3 0.6-25.8
AGE
18-44 46 0 0.0 . - . 16 38.2 23.3-55.7 11 17.1 8.6-31.3 18 43.5 27.7-60.8 1 1.1 0.2- 7.7
45+ 138 4 2.3 0.8- 6.2 29 23.0 15.6-32.7 33 22.5 15.6-31.4 58 43.1 34.0-52.7 14 9.0 5.0-15.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 37 1 1.0 0.1- 7.0 12 32.4 16.9-53.0 9 19.4 8.2-39.3 13 42.2 23.7-63.2 2 5.0 1.2-18.3
Some College + 149 3 1.4 0.4- 4.2 34 29.2 20.3-40.1 35 20.2 13.8-28.6 64 43.5 33.8-53.8 13 5.7 3.0-10.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 78 1 1.0 0.1- 6.7 23 32.9 20.9-47.6 21 25.0 14.7-39.1 26 35.2 21.8-51.5 7 6.0 2.7-12.7
$50,000+ 85 1 0.9 0.1- 5.9 15 22.1 12.5-35.9 19 19.2 11.7-29.9 44 52.8 40.1-65.1 6 5.1 2.0-12.5

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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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