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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: New Hanover 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
-New Hanover County 179 140 71.9 62.1-80.0 18 9.7 5.9-15.6 10 10.2 5.2-18.9 6 6.1 2.1-16.5 5 2.1 0.8- 5.2
GENDER
Male 71 52 70.1 55.9-81.3 8 10.4 5.0-20.3 6 14.8 6.5-30.2 2 2.4 0.5-10.8 3 2.3 0.6- 7.9
Female 108 88 73.7 59.4-84.3 10 9.1 4.7-16.9 4 5.4 2.0-14.3 4 9.8 2.8-29.6 2 1.9 0.5- 7.2
RACE
White 163 132 75.6 65.3-83.5 15 9.1 5.3-15.3 8 8.3 3.9-16.8 4 4.9 1.2-17.2 4 2.1 0.8- 5.7
Other 16 8 36.7 15.3-65.1 3 15.6 4.6-41.2 2 28.7 7.5-66.6 2 17.8 3.6-55.3 1 1.3 0.2- 9.3
AGE
18-44 47 28 60.2 43.0-75.1 7 8.1 3.7-16.9 8 20.5 10.0-37.3 3 10.2 2.7-32.2 1 1.1 0.1- 7.4
45+ 130 111 82.0 72.4-88.7 11 11.3 6.0-20.1 1 1.1 0.2- 7.7 3 2.7 0.7- 9.8 4 2.9 1.0- 8.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 34 27 65.2 40.9-83.5 1 3.1 0.4-19.3 3 19.7 6.1-48.0 2 9.2 1.7-37.2 1 2.9 0.4-18.2
Some College + 145 113 73.3 62.5-81.9 17 11.1 6.7-17.9 7 8.3 3.7-17.5 4 5.5 1.4-18.5 4 1.9 0.6- 5.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 71 53 64.1 46.6-78.4 7 9.7 4.5-19.8 3 7.9 2.1-25.6 5 14.2 4.4-37.5 3 4.2 1.3-12.5
$50,000+ 86 66 71.4 58.1-81.8 11 12.4 6.5-22.1 6 13.3 5.9-27.3 1 1.9 0.3-12.0 2 1.1 0.2- 5.2

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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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