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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for Piedmont North Carolina

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
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
GENDER
Male 239 129 53.7 46.3-61.0 24 10.9 7.2-16.3 31 13.3 8.9-19.3 34 15.7 10.9-21.9 21 6.4 3.8-10.6
Female 424 302 73.8 68.3-78.7 47 10.3 7.5-14.1 38 7.3 5.1-10.4 31 7.2 4.5-11.4 6 1.3 0.5- 3.1
RACE
White 552 352 63.1 57.9-68.1 55 10.2 7.6-13.6 61 10.5 7.8-13.9 60 12.2 9.0-16.3 24 4.0 2.5- 6.4
Other 101 72 74.7 64.2-82.9 14 11.6 6.6-19.6 8 8.0 3.6-16.6 5 5.0 1.9-12.7 2 0.7 0.2- 3.0
AGE
18-44 283 164 57.8 50.5-64.8 40 12.8 9.0-17.8 39 12.5 8.5-18.0 33 14.9 10.1-21.4 7 2.0 0.9- 4.8
45+ 376 264 71.2 65.5-76.3 31 8.8 6.0-12.8 30 7.8 5.2-11.5 32 7.6 5.1-11.0 19 4.6 2.7- 7.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 346 255 72.3 66.0-77.8 33 9.4 6.5-13.5 26 7.9 4.9-12.5 20 7.6 4.5-12.7 12 2.8 1.4- 5.6
Some College + 314 173 56.4 49.7-62.8 38 12.1 8.4-17.0 43 12.3 8.8-17.0 45 14.8 10.8-20.1 15 4.4 2.5- 7.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 380 259 67.6 61.8-73.0 39 9.7 6.9-13.5 35 9.1 6.0-13.6 36 10.6 7.3-15.1 11 3.0 1.5- 5.9
$50,000+ 159 84 52.7 43.0-62.1 22 13.5 8.4-20.9 24 14.0 9.0-21.2 22 15.6 9.5-24.4 7 4.3 1.9- 9.4
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
Cumberland 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
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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