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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Union 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
-Union County 159 73 43.6 31.0-57.1 47 29.4 20.5-40.1 20 11.1 6.2-19.1 7 8.0 3.0-19.8 12 7.9 4.1-14.8
GENDER
Male 77 30 45.5 27.2-65.2 24 27.8 16.3-43.3 9 10.5 4.6-22.1 4 3.5 1.2-10.1 10 12.7 6.0-24.8
Female 82 43 41.2 27.0-57.0 23 31.4 19.4-46.5 11 11.8 5.1-25.0 3 13.8 4.1-37.5 2 1.8 0.4- 7.3
RACE
White 147 66 36.2 26.6-47.1 44 33.1 24.0-43.8 19 12.3 6.9-21.1 7 9.5 3.6-22.7 11 8.8 4.5-16.5
Other 11 7 85.2 51.8-96.8 2 7.4 1.2-34.4 1 4.5 0.5-32.3 0 0.0 . - . 1 2.9 0.3-23.0
AGE
18-44 57 16 37.3 19.3-59.6 21 30.8 18.1-47.2 11 13.8 6.5-26.8 4 10.8 3.3-29.6 5 7.4 2.7-18.6
45+ 101 56 53.7 42.2-64.9 26 27.3 18.5-38.3 9 6.7 3.1-13.8 3 3.5 1.0-11.5 7 8.8 4.1-17.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 46 16 50.1 25.2-74.9 14 25.2 11.7-46.2 4 5.3 1.5-17.6 2 1.7 0.4- 7.2 10 17.8 7.6-36.2
Some College + 113 57 39.9 28.7-52.4 33 31.7 21.7-43.9 16 14.4 7.7-25.3 5 11.7 4.2-28.6 2 2.2 0.5-10.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 41 20 59.9 33.1-81.8 6 11.3 3.5-30.8 7 10.1 3.2-27.4 3 10.9 2.0-42.5 5 7.8 2.7-20.3
$50,000+ 97 41 35.2 25.4-46.5 38 44.6 33.3-56.5 10 9.4 4.8-17.7 3 3.7 1.2-11.0 5 7.0 2.5-18.1

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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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