SCHS Home Search FAQs Guestbook

North Carolina State Center for Health Statistics Navigation Bar

2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe County

Alcohol Consumption

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

View results for a demographic group:
Select a different topic:
View results for a different geographical area:
  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
-Buncombe County 171 79 42.8 34.9-51.1 55 33.3 25.8-41.6 23 14.3 9.3-21.3 8 5.1 2.5-10.3 6 4.6 2.0-10.0
GENDER
Male 75 24 29.6 19.8-41.8 29 39.5 28.3-51.9 14 18.7 10.9-30.1 4 6.1 2.3-15.4 4 6.1 2.3-15.4
Female 96 55 58.6 47.7-68.8 26 25.7 17.5-36.2 9 8.9 4.5-16.9 4 3.9 1.5-10.1 2 2.8 0.7-10.7
RACE
White 158 71 41.5 33.3-50.1 53 34.2 26.6-42.8 20 13.7 8.6-21.1 8 5.6 2.7-11.2 6 5.0 2.2-11.0
Other 13 8 56.6 26.0-82.8 2 23.3 4.6-65.5 3 20.1 5.9-50.1 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 75 31 37.5 26.9-49.4 21 29.1 19.1-41.7 11 17.5 9.7-29.5 7 8.1 3.8-16.5 5 7.8 3.2-17.9
45+ 96 48 47.9 36.8-59.2 34 37.3 27.0-48.8 12 11.1 6.1-19.4 1 2.2 0.3-13.9 1 1.5 0.2- 9.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 35 12 30.9 16.9-49.6 12 32.6 17.3-52.7 9 29.1 15.2-48.6 1 1.9 0.3-12.5 1 5.5 0.8-30.3
Some College + 136 67 45.8 36.8-55.0 43 33.4 25.3-42.7 14 10.5 5.9-18.0 7 5.9 2.7-12.3 5 4.4 1.8-10.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 85 35 35.9 25.7-47.5 27 31.6 21.5-43.7 15 20.1 12.0-31.8 5 7.6 3.1-17.5 3 4.8 1.5-14.6
$50,000+ 61 32 46.7 33.9-60.0 19 36.8 24.7-50.9 6 9.8 4.1-21.3 2 2.7 0.7-10.3 2 4.0 1.0-14.6

Back to Alcohol Consumption.

* 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.

BRFSS Home | Annual Questionnaires | Technical Notes

This page was generated on 05APR05.

SCHS Home | Search | FAQs | Guestbook