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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance County

Alcohol Consumption

Considering all types of alcoholic beverages, how many times during the past 30 days did you have 5 or more drinks on an occasion?*

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  Total
Respond.^
None Once Twice 3-7 times 8-30 times
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,631 4,556 79.6 78.2-80.9 396 7.5 6.6- 8.4 222 4.0 3.4- 4.7 310 6.1 5.4- 7.0 147 2.9 2.4- 3.5
-Alamance County 138 108 74.7 64.2-83.0 14 11.8 6.6-20.3 5 5.9 1.8-17.3 9 6.8 3.2-14.1 2 0.7 0.2- 3.0
GENDER
Male 63 45 69.2 53.7-81.3 9 14.8 7.2-28.1 3 7.3 1.6-27.2 5 7.9 2.9-19.9 1 0.7 0.1- 5.1
Female 75 63 83.1 71.5-90.6 5 7.3 2.9-17.6 2 3.6 0.9-13.7 4 5.2 1.8-14.1 1 0.7 0.1- 5.0
RACE
White 115 91 77.6 67.4-85.3 11 12.6 6.6-22.8 4 3.2 1.2- 8.5 7 5.7 2.6-12.0 2 0.9 0.2- 3.8
Other 22 16 63.0 34.0-84.9 3 9.2 2.6-27.9 1 16.4 2.5-59.9 2 11.4 2.1-44.0 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 60 41 61.9 45.5-76.0 9 18.0 8.8-33.3 3 9.8 2.5-31.7 7 10.3 4.1-23.6 0 0.0 . - .
45+ 78 67 87.3 77.7-93.1 5 5.8 2.3-13.8 2 2.0 0.5- 7.8 2 3.4 0.9-12.6 2 1.5 0.3- 5.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 48 39 69.5 47.8-85.1 2 8.6 2.0-30.8 2 10.8 2.1-40.6 5 11.1 3.7-28.9 0 0.0 . - .
Some College + 90 69 77.7 67.0-85.7 12 13.7 7.5-23.7 3 3.0 0.9- 9.5 4 4.4 1.6-11.5 2 1.2 0.3- 4.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 73 57 75.7 60.1-86.6 8 10.3 4.9-20.4 3 9.5 2.4-31.1 5 4.5 1.7-10.9 0 0.0 . - .
$50,000+ 41 31 71.0 51.8-84.8 5 18.4 7.3-39.2 1 1.9 0.3-12.7 3 7.8 2.5-21.8 1 0.9 0.1- 6.1

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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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