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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance 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 5,642 2,572 43.5 41.9-45.2 1,842 32.5 31.0-34.0 637 12.1 11.1-13.3 257 5.1 4.4- 6.0 334 6.7 5.9- 7.7
-Alamance County 138 66 41.8 32.6-51.6 39 29.0 20.9-38.8 15 11.4 6.7-18.8 11 8.3 4.5-14.9 7 9.4 3.8-21.7
GENDER
Male 64 23 32.4 20.8-46.7 21 33.4 21.6-47.7 9 12.1 6.0-22.9 6 7.4 3.2-16.0 5 14.7 5.6-33.1
Female 74 43 56.2 43.6-68.0 18 22.3 13.8-33.9 6 10.4 4.6-21.8 5 9.7 3.9-22.3 2 1.5 0.4- 5.7
RACE
White 116 58 44.8 34.7-55.3 31 29.1 20.2-39.9 11 10.5 5.6-18.8 11 10.4 5.7-18.4 5 5.1 1.6-15.3
Other 21 7 28.7 12.1-54.1 8 29.3 12.7-54.1 4 15.3 5.4-36.6 0 0.0 . - . 2 26.7 7.4-62.4
AGE
18-44 61 21 29.2 18.1-43.5 16 24.5 13.8-39.8 11 17.2 9.2-30.1 7 10.7 4.8-21.9 6 18.3 7.4-38.7
45+ 77 45 54.3 41.6-66.5 23 33.4 22.6-46.4 4 5.7 2.1-14.7 4 6.0 2.2-15.3 1 0.6 0.1- 4.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 49 22 37.5 23.0-54.7 13 21.2 11.4-35.9 3 7.1 2.3-20.2 5 9.3 3.6-21.7 6 24.8 10.4-48.4
Some College + 89 44 44.3 33.0-56.2 26 33.6 22.9-46.1 12 14.0 7.7-23.9 6 7.7 3.4-16.7 1 0.5 0.1- 3.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 72 29 32.9 21.7-46.4 23 33.3 21.8-47.3 10 15.1 8.1-26.4 8 11.5 5.5-22.4 2 7.2 1.2-32.8
$50,000+ 42 20 43.6 27.4-61.3 11 28.2 14.7-47.1 5 11.7 4.4-27.7 2 5.2 1.3-18.6 4 11.4 3.3-32.4

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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 (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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