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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for Cumberland County

Alcohol Consumption

Considering all types of alcoholic beverages, how many times during the past 30 days did you have 5 or more drinks 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 2,597 2,044 76.3 73.7-78.8 196 7.2 5.9- 8.7 104 4.7 3.6- 6.2 171 8.7 7.0-10.8 82 3.0 2.3- 4.1
Cumberland County 172 130 75.2 63.6-84.0 20 10.0 5.7-16.9 9 5.1 2.3-11.2 8 6.6 2.3-17.4 5 3.1 1.0- 9.6
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 157 128 72.8 62.8-80.8 7 7.0 3.3-14.2 5 6.7 2.4-17.4 13 10.6 6.0-17.9 4 3.0 1.0- 8.1
Durham 178 140 71.5 58.8-81.5 14 7.3 4.1-12.6 9 4.5 2.2- 9.3 9 12.6 4.8-29.3 6 4.1 1.7- 9.5
Forsyth 203 167 82.0 75.3-87.3 9 4.0 1.9- 8.2 8 3.7 1.8- 7.3 9 4.9 2.4- 9.6 10 5.4 2.7-10.6
Gaston 160 123 73.8 65.2-80.9 11 8.2 4.2-15.5 8 6.2 3.1-12.0 11 7.5 4.1-13.3 7 4.3 1.9- 9.5
Guilford 194 156 77.2 69.5-83.4 14 6.4 3.6-11.3 8 5.4 2.7-10.7 10 6.4 3.4-12.0 6 4.5 1.8-10.6
Mecklenburg 233 186 80.9 74.4-86.0 21 7.4 4.6-11.4 7 2.4 1.1- 5.2 12 5.5 3.0- 9.8 7 3.8 1.6- 8.7
New Hanover 218 161 71.0 62.4-78.3 16 6.7 3.8-11.4 8 3.8 1.8- 7.9 25 13.6 8.7-20.5 8 4.9 2.3-10.2
Onslow 183 144 67.1 53.1-78.6 13 9.1 3.3-22.9 7 4.4 2.0- 9.3 13 15.2 6.3-32.4 6 4.1 1.8- 9.4
Wake 254 189 72.4 65.4-78.4 31 12.1 8.1-17.7 14 7.4 4.0-13.1 16 6.7 4.0-10.9 4 1.5 0.5- 4.6
Western NC 198 164 82.1 75.1-87.4 15 5.9 3.4-10.0 2 1.5 0.4- 5.9 8 4.8 2.3-10.0 9 5.7 2.8-11.2
Piedmont NC 229 180 76.2 68.8-82.3 15 6.2 3.5-10.9 11 5.6 2.9-10.3 18 10.5 6.2-17.2 5 1.5 0.5- 4.0
Eastern NC 218 176 75.7 67.6-82.3 10 5.8 2.9-11.3 8 4.7 2.1-10.3 19 11.2 6.7-18.2 5 2.6 1.0- 6.4

Due to the small number of respondents to this question, no further breakdowns are available for Cumberland County. Please refer to the North Carolina table for statewide breakdowns.

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* This question was asked only of respondents who reported drinking at least one drink in the last month.

#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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