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BRFSS Survey Results 2002 for Pitt 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 many days per week or per month did you have 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 6,693 3,958 58.8 56.9-60.6 739 11.1 10.0-12.3 906 14.6 13.2-16.1 811 12.3 11.1-13.6 279 3.2 2.7- 3.9
Pitt County 415 224 47.3 41.4-53.4 53 12.5 9.3-16.6 57 15.4 12.0-19.7 57 18.2 12.8-25.1 24 6.6 4.2-10.3
GENDER
Male 157 60 34.3 26.9-42.5 17 10.8 6.5-17.3 28 19.2 14.2-25.6 36 24.8 17.8-33.4 16 10.9 6.4-17.9
Female 258 164 59.9 50.4-68.6 36 14.1 9.7-19.9 29 11.8 7.5-18.0 21 11.8 5.0-25.4 8 2.5 1.2- 5.2
RACE
White 287 125 37.4 30.6-44.6 46 15.6 11.3-21.1 48 16.2 11.9-21.6 47 22.5 15.2-31.9 21 8.4 5.2-13.5
Other 127 98 67.5 57.8-76.0 7 6.3 2.9-13.2 9 14.0 8.6-21.8 10 9.4 4.8-17.7 3 2.8 0.8- 9.3
AGE
18-44 216 97 38.9 32.1-46.1 43 19.6 14.4-26.2 36 19.2 14.2-25.3 32 17.2 11.7-24.4 8 5.2 2.4-10.9
45+ 195 124 57.7 47.0-67.8 10 3.4 1.8- 6.6 20 10.5 6.5-16.6 25 19.8 10.7-33.7 16 8.6 4.9-14.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 164 113 58.2 48.6-67.3 18 11.8 7.1-19.0 8 9.1 4.0-19.3 18 16.1 9.9-25.1 7 4.8 2.2-10.0
Some College + 249 109 39.7 32.1-47.7 35 13.0 9.0-18.5 49 19.8 14.4-26.6 39 19.6 12.2-30.1 17 7.9 4.4-13.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 215 124 52.6 44.4-60.7 27 11.1 7.4-16.3 30 17.1 11.4-24.9 28 16.2 10.8-23.8 6 3.0 1.2- 7.1
$50,000+ 98 34 30.8 20.9-42.9 17 17.5 10.0-28.7 21 18.0 11.0-27.9 20 27.7 14.3-46.8 6 6.1 2.3-15.1
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 413 248 58.9 53.1-64.4 39 10.7 7.6-14.9 64 14.6 11.2-18.7 41 10.9 7.4-15.9 21 4.9 3.0- 7.8
Forsyth 465 268 54.1 48.6-59.4 58 14.2 10.6-18.6 62 14.4 11.0-18.6 55 12.8 9.2-17.6 22 4.5 2.8- 7.1
Guilford 421 240 54.6 48.7-60.4 46 11.5 8.1-15.9 51 13.9 10.2-18.8 65 16.0 12.3-20.4 19 4.0 2.4- 6.7
Henderson/Transylvania 470 260 57.6 51.8-63.1 51 10.7 7.8-14.4 63 13.8 10.4-18.1 68 12.2 9.4-15.8 28 5.7 3.8- 8.5
Mecklenburg 447 227 49.7 43.6-55.9 67 12.9 9.7-16.9 66 15.6 11.9-20.1 72 19.4 14.4-25.7 15 2.4 1.4- 4.2
Orange 438 164 35.8 29.6-42.4 51 16.9 9.8-27.6 104 23.3 18.6-28.7 87 18.4 14.5-23.1 32 5.6 3.8- 8.3
Randolph 429 307 69.9 63.9-75.2 41 9.8 6.9-13.7 34 10.1 6.4-15.6 33 6.9 4.7-10.0 14 3.4 1.8- 6.1
Robeson 436 326 67.9 61.2-73.9 36 13.4 8.6-20.1 40 10.4 7.2-14.8 26 7.1 4.3-11.3 8 1.3 0.6- 2.9
Wake 428 177 38.3 33.1-43.8 61 15.4 11.6-20.0 87 21.2 17.0-26.1 87 21.1 16.5-26.6 16 4.0 2.3- 6.9
Western NC 656 440 64.9 60.4-69.2 55 8.2 6.0-11.0 68 12.2 9.2-16.1 64 10.4 8.0-13.5 29 4.2 2.9- 6.2
Piedmont NC 881 572 66.1 61.9-70.0 92 9.6 7.5-12.3 109 12.5 9.6-16.0 79 9.3 7.1-12.0 29 2.6 1.7- 4.1
Eastern NC 794 505 60.5 56.2-64.6 89 11.0 8.6-13.8 101 15.4 12.3-19.1 77 10.5 8.1-13.4 22 2.7 1.7- 4.2

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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, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, Wilson
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Franklin, Granville, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Montgomery, Moore, Person, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Warren, Yadkin
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Watauga, Wilkes, Yancey

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