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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance County

Alcohol Consumption

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 14,948 5,675 41.1 40.1-42.1 9,273 58.9 57.9-59.9
-Alamance County 397 136 37.6 32.0-43.5 261 62.4 56.5-68.0
GENDER
Male 119 62 54.1 44.0-64.0 57 45.9 36.0-56.0
Female 278 74 25.8 20.6-31.8 204 74.2 68.2-79.4
RACE
White 310 115 40.2 34.0-46.8 195 59.8 53.2-66.0
Other 85 20 29.7 18.7-43.8 65 70.3 56.2-81.3
AGE
18-44 140 60 45.2 35.7-55.0 80 54.8 45.0-64.3
45+ 256 76 32.3 26.0-39.3 180 67.7 60.7-74.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 200 48 27.8 20.5-36.5 152 72.2 63.5-79.5
Some College + 196 88 47.4 39.5-55.6 108 52.6 44.4-60.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 244 72 31.9 25.1-39.4 172 68.1 60.6-74.9
$50,000+ 79 41 54.6 42.0-66.5 38 45.4 33.5-58.0

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

^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 (MAHEC): 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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