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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: New Hanover 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
-New Hanover County 182 89 41.3 32.8-50.3 50 23.3 17.2-30.7 25 18.1 11.6-27.0 9 11.3 5.8-20.7 9 6.1 2.2-15.6
GENDER
Male 71 23 31.2 20.1-44.9 20 20.3 12.6-31.0 18 29.5 18.1-44.1 6 15.1 6.7-30.5 4 4.0 1.3-11.6
Female 111 66 51.5 39.2-63.5 30 26.4 17.8-37.2 7 6.6 2.9-14.1 3 7.4 2.3-21.1 5 8.2 2.0-27.8
RACE
White 165 80 41.3 32.4-50.9 49 25.2 18.5-33.2 21 16.3 10.0-25.3 8 11.0 5.4-21.1 7 6.2 2.1-17.0
Other 17 9 40.8 18.1-68.2 1 6.0 0.8-33.3 4 34.9 12.0-67.8 1 13.5 1.9-55.1 2 4.8 0.9-20.8
AGE
18-44 48 16 30.6 17.8-47.2 13 18.5 10.2-31.1 9 21.0 10.4-37.8 7 20.8 10.0-38.4 3 9.2 2.2-31.0
45+ 132 72 50.1 40.3-59.9 37 27.7 19.9-37.0 15 15.3 8.7-25.5 2 3.4 0.8-13.4 6 3.6 1.5- 8.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 36 15 25.5 13.9-42.2 11 27.6 14.3-46.5 5 24.3 9.0-51.1 3 20.4 6.9-46.9 2 2.2 0.5- 8.7
Some College + 146 74 44.6 34.8-54.8 39 22.4 15.9-30.7 20 16.8 10.2-26.3 6 9.4 4.1-20.1 7 6.9 2.4-18.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 76 32 32.9 21.4-46.9 24 27.7 17.5-40.8 11 17.1 8.0-32.6 3 9.9 3.1-27.0 6 12.5 3.7-34.7
$50,000+ 85 45 45.7 33.7-58.4 19 18.0 11.0-28.2 13 22.6 12.9-36.4 5 10.8 4.5-23.8 3 2.8 0.7-10.3

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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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