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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Cabarrus County

Alcohol Consumption

A drink of alcohol is 1 can or bottle of beer, 1 glass of wine, 1 can or bottle of wine cooler, 1 cocktail, or 1 shot of liquor.
During the past 30 days, how many days per week or per month did you have at least one drink of any alcoholic beverage?

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  Total
Respond.^
No drinks 1-2 days 3-7 days 8-29 days Everyday
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 14,948 9,273 58.9 57.9-59.9 1,774 12.3 11.6-13.0 1,868 13.8 13.0-14.5 1,537 11.5 10.8-12.2 496 3.6 3.2- 4.0
-Cabarrus County 427 265 59.2 53.8-64.4 62 15.2 11.6-19.6 59 15.5 11.9-19.9 37 8.9 6.3-12.5 4 1.2 0.4- 3.5
GENDER
Male 159 84 52.6 44.1-61.0 19 12.4 7.6-19.5 34 21.8 15.6-29.7 19 11.1 6.9-17.5 3 2.0 0.6- 7.0
Female 268 181 65.3 58.7-71.4 43 17.8 13.1-23.8 25 9.6 6.4-14.2 18 6.9 4.2-11.0 1 0.4 0.1- 2.6
RACE
White 360 225 60.6 54.8-66.1 47 13.0 9.6-17.4 53 16.0 12.2-20.6 31 9.0 6.2-12.9 4 1.4 0.5- 4.3
Other 64 39 53.3 39.2-66.9 13 23.6 13.3-38.3 6 14.1 6.0-29.6 6 9.0 3.7-20.2 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 180 94 54.4 46.3-62.2 34 17.8 12.5-24.7 31 16.6 11.6-23.2 19 9.6 6.0-15.2 2 1.6 0.3- 7.2
45+ 246 170 63.2 55.8-70.1 28 13.0 8.7-19.2 28 14.6 9.8-21.0 18 8.4 5.1-13.5 2 0.8 0.2- 3.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 202 142 67.0 59.0-74.1 26 15.8 10.4-23.1 20 10.5 6.6-16.3 12 5.2 2.7- 9.8 2 1.5 0.3- 6.9
Some College + 224 122 51.8 44.4-59.0 36 14.7 10.4-20.4 39 20.2 14.7-27.2 25 12.5 8.3-18.3 2 0.8 0.2- 3.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 210 140 63.1 55.0-70.6 30 15.8 10.6-22.9 22 12.1 7.5-19.0 16 7.3 4.2-12.6 2 1.6 0.3- 7.1
$50,000+ 115 55 47.7 38.2-57.5 16 11.7 7.1-18.8 29 26.6 18.8-36.2 15 13.9 8.4-22.3 0 0.0 . - .

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^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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