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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for Cumberland County

Alcohol Consumption

A drink of alcohol is 1 can or bottle of beer, 1 glass of wine, 1 can or bottle of wine cooler, 1 cocktail, or 1 shot of liquor.
During the past 30 days, how often have you had at least one drink of any alcoholic beverage?

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  Total
Respond.#
No drinks 1-2 days 3-7 days 8-29 days Everyday
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,131 3,502 58.3 56.4-60.2 816 13.0 11.8-14.4 846 13.3 12.1-14.6 710 11.8 10.6-13.1 257 3.6 3.0- 4.3
Cumberland County 422 245 50.5 42.6-58.3 65 20.3 12.0-32.2 56 15.4 11.2-20.9 44 11.6 7.8-16.8 12 2.2 1.2- 4.1
GENDER
Male 170 71 36.0 26.1-47.3 31 24.9 11.8-45.0 35 21.8 14.3-31.8 25 14.3 8.3-23.6 8 3.0 1.4- 6.2
Female 252 174 68.3 61.5-74.4 34 14.6 10.3-20.3 21 7.6 4.7-11.9 19 8.2 5.0-13.1 4 1.4 0.5- 4.0
RACE
White 248 134 52.9 45.5-60.1 42 16.7 12.0-22.8 34 17.4 11.9-24.6 27 9.4 6.3-14.0 11 3.6 1.9- 6.7
Other 161 104 47.8 33.3-62.6 22 24.8 9.8-50.1 19 12.9 7.4-21.5 15 13.7 7.2-24.6 1 0.7 0.1- 5.2
AGE
18-44 239 115 39.7 30.5-49.7 48 26.0 14.4-42.2 43 20.0 13.7-28.3 29 13.2 8.1-20.9 4 1.1 0.4- 3.1
45+ 180 128 71.3 63.2-78.2 17 9.3 5.5-15.5 12 6.2 3.3-11.4 15 8.6 4.8-14.8 8 4.6 2.2- 9.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 179 108 48.1 34.1-62.3 28 26.3 11.5-49.7 18 11.8 6.3-20.9 21 12.1 6.9-20.2 4 1.8 0.6- 4.9
Some College + 242 136 52.4 44.9-59.9 37 15.1 10.9-20.7 38 18.6 13.0-26.0 23 11.2 6.2-19.3 8 2.7 1.2- 5.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 259 151 52.8 45.6-59.8 37 13.6 9.6-18.8 38 20.1 14.2-27.7 24 10.8 6.8-16.7 9 2.7 1.4- 5.4
$50,000+ 84 36 39.0 27.5-51.8 19 24.1 14.8-36.7 13 15.3 8.4-26.1 13 18.1 8.0-36.0 3 3.5 1.0-11.3
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 414 256 60.6 55.1-65.9 42 9.8 7.0-13.5 49 11.4 8.4-15.2 50 13.9 10.2-18.7 17 4.3 2.6- 7.2
Durham 399 219 52.2 45.4-58.8 56 13.7 10.1-18.4 60 16.4 11.2-23.4 46 14.1 9.3-20.8 18 3.6 2.1- 6.0
Forsyth 455 252 52.8 47.4-58.2 56 13.4 10.1-17.5 73 16.9 12.9-21.9 55 13.0 9.8-17.0 19 3.9 2.4- 6.1
Gaston 465 304 61.6 56.4-66.6 56 12.2 9.2-16.0 56 13.7 10.3-17.9 33 8.4 5.9-11.9 16 4.1 2.3- 7.1
Guilford 414 217 53.1 47.6-58.6 62 14.9 11.5-19.3 69 16.0 12.4-20.4 50 11.7 8.7-15.6 16 4.3 2.5- 7.0
Mecklenburg 424 189 44.3 39.0-49.6 69 15.7 12.3-19.9 55 13.0 9.8-17.0 89 22.6 18.4-27.4 22 4.4 2.8- 7.0
New Hanover 397 176 42.1 35.9-48.6 42 9.2 6.6-12.6 70 20.5 13.9-29.1 76 20.5 15.9-25.9 33 7.7 5.2-11.2
Onslow 429 245 53.8 46.8-60.7 71 16.8 12.2-22.6 68 17.9 12.3-25.3 27 8.1 5.2-12.2 18 3.4 2.1- 5.6
Wake 426 169 41.8 36.4-47.5 79 17.2 13.7-21.4 77 16.8 13.3-21.1 85 19.7 15.8-24.3 16 4.4 2.5- 7.8
Western NC 611 411 65.9 61.5-70.1 70 12.1 9.5-15.4 58 10.4 7.8-13.7 49 6.9 5.0- 9.4 23 4.7 3.0- 7.4
Piedmont NC 663 431 65.1 60.4-69.5 71 10.6 8.2-13.6 69 9.9 7.5-13.0 65 10.9 8.2-14.4 27 3.5 2.2- 5.5
Eastern NC 612 388 62.3 57.5-66.9 77 12.6 9.6-16.4 86 14.9 11.8-18.8 41 8.1 5.7-11.2 20 2.1 1.2- 3.6

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#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50. N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.

** Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, Wilson
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Franklin, Granville, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Warren, Yadkin
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, Yancey

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