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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for Guilford County

Alcohol Consumption

On the days when you drank, about how many drinks did you drink on the average?*

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  Total
Respond.^
Only one Two Three Four Five or more
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,515 1,755 44.8 42.3-47.3 1,091 32.0 29.5-34.5 343 11.1 9.5-13.0 141 5.4 4.2- 6.9 185 6.8 5.4- 8.5
-Guilford County 204 116 47.9 39.7-56.3 53 24.9 18.5-32.6 18 11.2 6.5-18.6 7 7.3 2.9-17.2 10 8.6 4.5-16.1
GENDER
Male 82 35 38.2 27.0-50.8 26 29.5 19.4-42.1 12 14.4 7.5-26.0 4 9.6 3.0-27.0 5 8.3 3.4-19.0
Female 122 81 58.5 47.1-69.0 27 19.9 13.3-28.7 6 7.8 2.9-19.3 3 4.8 1.1-18.5 5 9.0 3.4-21.7
RACE
White 162 94 48.4 39.2-57.6 44 27.5 20.0-36.6 14 10.6 5.9-18.3 4 6.3 1.8-19.7 6 7.2 3.1-16.0
Other 42 22 46.3 28.7-64.9 9 15.4 7.2-29.8 4 13.4 3.7-38.9 3 10.9 3.1-31.8 4 14.0 4.9-33.7
AGE
18-44 87 42 38.8 27.5-51.4 23 21.6 13.4-33.0 10 15.0 7.3-28.1 6 12.5 4.6-29.6 6 12.1 5.3-25.0
45+ 114 71 56.3 45.6-66.4 30 29.5 20.5-40.4 8 7.4 3.5-14.8 1 1.7 0.2-11.2 4 5.1 1.7-13.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 40 17 38.5 22.3-57.8 11 20.0 10.1-35.6 8 22.2 9.9-42.4 1 5.7 0.8-30.9 3 13.6 4.3-35.5
Some College + 164 99 50.6 41.3-59.9 42 26.3 18.9-35.3 10 8.1 3.8-16.2 6 7.8 2.7-20.2 7 7.2 3.2-15.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 71 36 40.3 27.2-55.1 18 21.9 13.1-34.4 7 8.8 3.9-18.6 6 16.3 5.9-37.7 4 12.6 4.8-29.2
$50,000+ 83 43 46.8 34.8-59.2 29 32.1 21.8-44.5 7 11.5 4.9-24.6 1 4.2 0.6-23.8 3 5.5 1.5-17.7
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 197 106 51.7 43.2-60.0 64 28.0 21.6-35.5 17 14.2 8.0-23.9 5 3.3 1.2- 8.7 5 2.8 1.0- 7.9
Guilford 204 116 47.9 39.7-56.3 53 24.9 18.5-32.6 18 11.2 6.5-18.6 7 7.3 2.9-17.2 10 8.6 4.5-16.1
Mecklenburg 236 118 43.9 36.0-52.1 76 34.0 26.2-42.8 24 9.5 5.9-15.0 5 1.5 0.5- 4.0 13 11.2 5.3-22.0
Orange 289 155 45.1 37.3-53.1 83 28.8 22.4-36.2 29 12.2 8.1-18.0 12 9.4 3.7-22.1 10 4.5 2.2- 9.0
Wake 238 118 44.6 37.3-52.0 77 34.3 27.7-41.7 22 8.8 5.5-13.9 9 6.5 2.7-14.5 12 5.8 2.8-11.7
Chatham/Lee 167 86 52.8 44.0-61.4 52 31.3 24.0-39.7 20 11.1 6.9-17.4 5 2.4 1.0- 5.9 4 2.4 0.8- 6.8
Nash/Wilson 109 53 42.9 32.2-54.3 37 31.5 22.4-42.1 6 4.5 1.9-10.4 8 15.2 6.1-32.9 5 6.0 2.4-14.1
Craven/Pamlico 181 91 42.7 34.4-51.3 60 37.2 29.0-46.2 16 8.2 4.8-13.6 4 1.3 0.5- 3.4 10 10.7 5.5-19.8
Stokes/Surry/Yadkin 113 55 45.7 35.9-55.9 31 29.5 21.0-39.7 10 9.1 4.8-16.6 4 3.8 1.3-10.4 13 11.9 6.7-20.4
Appalachian/Wilkes 152 72 46.2 36.6-56.1 54 29.2 21.8-37.9 13 9.8 5.4-17.1 6 5.1 1.9-13.2 7 9.6 4.1-21.0
Franklin/Gran./Vance 142 61 36.8 26.7-48.1 49 32.0 21.8-44.4 14 13.9 7.1-25.5 10 9.9 4.9-19.2 8 7.4 3.3-15.6
Graham/Swain/Jackson 147 71 41.4 32.7-50.7 45 28.3 20.6-37.4 17 12.9 7.9-20.5 2 1.6 0.4- 6.1 12 15.8 8.8-26.7
Hoke/Robeson/Scotland 116 46 34.7 25.1-45.7 47 40.9 30.7-52.0 8 8.1 3.5-17.3 5 6.2 2.0-17.5 10 10.2 5.1-19.4
Bladen/Columbus/Sampson 93 34 30.8 21.2-42.3 24 24.3 15.8-35.5 16 19.0 10.8-31.2 7 7.6 3.2-16.9 12 18.3 10.2-30.7
Northeast NC I 121 58 42.7 33.1-52.9 38 29.7 21.4-39.5 13 15.0 8.4-25.4 5 5.6 1.8-15.9 7 7.1 3.4-14.4
Northeast NC II 176 83 39.5 31.2-48.3 48 26.2 19.2-34.7 23 15.2 9.3-23.9 7 6.8 2.7-16.1 15 12.4 6.7-21.7
Northeastern Partnership 297 141 40.4 33.8-47.3 86 27.2 21.5-33.7 36 15.2 10.3-21.8 12 6.4 3.0-13.1 22 10.9 6.5-17.7
Mountain AHEC 494 260 48.4 41.0-55.9 158 34.5 26.6-43.4 45 9.3 6.2-13.6 11 2.9 1.5- 5.8 20 4.9 2.4- 9.7
NC REGIONS***
Eastern NC 1,030 480 43.4 38.4-48.5 322 30.7 26.3-35.4 102 11.0 8.1-14.8 55 8.3 5.7-11.9 71 6.6 4.8- 9.0
Piedmont 1,757 903 45.0 41.7-48.4 533 31.9 28.7-35.2 174 11.4 9.2-14.0 67 4.6 3.2- 6.6 80 7.1 5.1- 9.8
Western NC 728 372 46.8 40.8-52.8 236 35.1 28.7-42.2 67 9.5 6.8-13.1 19 3.1 1.8- 5.2 34 5.5 3.4- 9.0

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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 percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

** Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Hyde, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Northeast NC I and II regions combined.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (AHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

*** 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, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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