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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Orange 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 3,951 3,140 73.6 71.1-75.9 300 9.7 8.2-11.5 168 5.4 4.3- 6.9 245 8.5 7.1-10.2 98 2.7 2.0- 3.7
-Orange County 194 159 70.8 60.2-79.6 11 11.5 5.5-22.4 8 5.5 2.5-11.7 13 10.9 5.7-19.8 3 1.3 0.4- 4.2
GENDER
Male 79 60 67.6 52.5-79.7 5 10.7 4.1-25.0 2 3.5 0.8-14.3 9 15.6 7.2-30.3 3 2.6 0.8- 8.0
Female 115 99 74.2 58.2-85.7 6 12.3 4.0-32.0 6 7.6 3.0-17.7 4 5.8 1.7-18.4 0 0.0 . - .
RACE
White 167 135 68.8 57.4-78.4 10 13.0 5.9-26.1 8 7.2 3.3-15.0 11 9.2 4.6-17.5 3 1.8 0.6- 5.4
Other 25 22 76.9 48.0-92.3 1 6.8 0.9-36.2 0 0.0 . - . 2 16.3 4.1-46.9 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 58 42 63.1 45.6-77.7 7 17.9 7.4-37.5 3 5.0 1.4-16.7 6 13.9 5.6-30.6 0 0.0 . - .
45+ 135 116 77.7 66.3-86.1 4 5.6 1.7-16.9 5 5.9 2.2-14.9 7 8.1 3.4-18.4 3 2.6 0.8- 7.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 14 7 27.9 10.2-56.9 2 13.6 3.2-42.8 1 12.0 1.7-52.1 4 46.5 18.9-76.4 0 0.0 . - .
Some College + 180 152 76.6 65.6-84.9 9 11.2 4.9-23.6 7 4.6 2.0-10.2 9 6.1 2.8-12.8 3 1.5 0.5- 4.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 43 36 67.0 43.4-84.3 2 9.5 2.2-32.6 1 1.9 0.3-12.7 4 21.7 7.9-47.1 0 0.0 . - .
$50,000+ 131 106 73.0 60.2-82.9 9 14.1 6.1-29.3 5 5.2 1.9-13.4 8 5.6 2.7-11.3 3 2.1 0.7- 6.4

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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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