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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Cabarrus 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
-Cabarrus County 161 67 43.6 35.1-52.4 57 33.6 26.1-41.9 20 14.3 9.0-22.0 7 3.8 1.7- 8.1 10 4.8 2.4- 9.3
GENDER
Male 74 29 43.1 31.1-55.9 24 28.8 19.3-40.7 12 19.1 10.8-31.5 5 4.3 1.7-10.6 4 4.8 1.6-13.0
Female 87 38 44.2 33.2-55.8 33 39.5 28.9-51.3 8 8.3 4.0-16.3 2 3.2 0.8-11.8 6 4.8 2.1-10.7
RACE
White 135 55 41.5 32.7-50.8 48 35.6 27.3-44.8 17 13.8 8.4-21.9 7 4.8 2.2-10.2 8 4.4 2.1- 8.9
Other 24 11 51.1 29.6-72.2 8 25.5 11.9-46.6 3 16.8 5.3-42.3 0 0.0 . - . 2 6.5 1.3-27.5
AGE
18-44 86 27 31.5 21.8-43.1 31 34.1 24.3-45.6 16 22.3 13.5-34.5 5 4.6 1.8-11.2 7 7.4 3.3-15.8
45+ 75 40 56.5 43.8-68.5 26 33.0 22.4-45.5 4 5.7 2.0-15.3 2 2.9 0.7-11.0 3 1.9 0.6- 6.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 59 21 44.9 31.0-59.6 19 24.4 15.1-36.9 10 19.7 10.1-34.8 3 3.6 1.1-11.4 6 7.5 2.9-17.7
Some College + 102 46 42.7 32.6-53.6 38 39.4 29.5-50.2 10 10.9 5.7-19.8 4 3.9 1.4-10.3 4 3.1 1.1- 8.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 70 23 36.7 23.9-51.6 27 32.9 22.0-46.0 10 18.7 9.7-33.1 2 2.4 0.6-10.1 8 9.3 4.2-19.2
$50,000+ 59 27 46.8 33.8-60.3 19 32.1 20.9-45.9 9 15.2 7.7-27.6 3 4.6 1.4-13.9 1 1.3 0.2- 8.5

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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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