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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for Cumberland County

Risk Factors

Drinking alcohol in the past 30 days*

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,131 2,629 41.7 39.8-43.6 3,502 58.3 56.4-60.2
Cumberland County 422 177 49.5 41.7-57.4 245 50.5 42.6-58.3
GENDER
Male 170 99 64.0 52.7-73.9 71 36.0 26.1-47.3
Female 252 78 31.7 25.6-38.5 174 68.3 61.5-74.4
RACE
White 248 114 47.1 39.9-54.5 134 52.9 45.5-60.1
Other 161 57 52.2 37.4-66.7 104 47.8 33.3-62.6
AGE
18-44 239 124 60.3 50.3-69.5 115 39.7 30.5-49.7
45+ 180 52 28.7 21.8-36.8 128 71.3 63.2-78.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 179 71 51.9 37.7-65.9 108 48.1 34.1-62.3
Some College + 242 106 47.6 40.1-55.1 136 52.4 44.9-59.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 259 108 47.2 40.2-54.4 151 52.8 45.6-59.8
$50,000+ 84 48 61.0 48.2-72.5 36 39.0 27.5-51.8
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 414 158 39.4 34.1-44.9 256 60.6 55.1-65.9
Durham 399 180 47.8 41.2-54.6 219 52.2 45.4-58.8
Forsyth 455 203 47.2 41.8-52.6 252 52.8 47.4-58.2
Gaston 465 161 38.4 33.4-43.6 304 61.6 56.4-66.6
Guilford 414 197 46.9 41.4-52.4 217 53.1 47.6-58.6
Mecklenburg 424 235 55.7 50.4-61.0 189 44.3 39.0-49.6
New Hanover 397 221 57.9 51.4-64.1 176 42.1 35.9-48.6
Onslow 429 184 46.2 39.3-53.2 245 53.8 46.8-60.7
Wake 426 257 58.2 52.5-63.6 169 41.8 36.4-47.5
Western NC 611 200 34.1 29.9-38.5 411 65.9 61.5-70.1
Piedmont NC 663 232 34.9 30.5-39.6 431 65.1 60.4-69.5
Eastern NC 612 224 37.7 33.1-42.5 388 62.3 57.5-66.9

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*Data in this table were derived from the first alcohol consumption question.

#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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