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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Orange 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 3,948 1,986 43.2 40.7-45.7 1,156 30.0 27.8-32.3 399 10.6 9.1-12.2 158 5.6 4.4- 7.1 249 10.6 8.7-12.9
-Orange County 194 116 52.9 43.4-62.2 51 27.9 20.1-37.4 16 9.4 5.2-16.3 7 5.9 2.5-13.4 4 3.9 1.2-12.4
GENDER
Male 79 38 47.7 34.0-61.7 28 31.9 21.0-45.0 6 9.7 3.8-22.6 4 4.9 1.6-14.1 3 5.9 1.4-22.1
Female 115 78 58.4 45.1-70.6 23 23.8 13.3-38.8 10 9.1 4.7-16.8 3 6.9 2.0-21.9 1 1.8 0.2-11.5
RACE
White 167 96 46.9 37.6-56.5 46 31.8 22.9-42.2 15 11.3 6.2-19.8 7 7.7 3.3-17.2 3 2.2 0.6- 7.3
Other 25 19 72.1 45.9-88.7 4 15.3 4.9-39.0 1 3.1 0.4-20.0 0 0.0 . - . 1 9.5 1.4-44.1
AGE
18-44 59 28 45.1 30.0-61.1 17 28.4 16.2-45.0 8 10.7 4.5-23.3 4 9.5 3.2-24.6 2 6.4 1.4-24.3
45+ 135 88 60.2 49.8-69.8 34 27.5 19.0-37.9 8 8.2 3.8-16.9 3 2.5 0.8- 7.7 2 1.6 0.4- 6.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 14 4 28.1 8.7-61.5 5 21.2 7.2-48.2 1 2.1 0.3-14.5 2 22.5 5.7-58.2 2 26.1 6.3-65.2
Some College + 180 112 56.2 46.1-65.7 46 28.8 20.4-39.0 15 10.4 5.7-18.0 5 3.7 1.2-10.7 2 0.9 0.2- 4.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 43 28 53.9 32.7-73.7 6 14.1 5.0-33.8 5 8.9 3.3-21.9 2 11.3 2.8-35.6 2 11.9 2.7-39.5
$50,000+ 132 73 48.9 38.2-59.7 43 36.9 26.6-48.6 9 8.4 3.8-17.6 5 4.6 1.6-12.6 2 1.3 0.3- 5.4

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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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