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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Cabarrus 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
-Cabarrus County 163 135 82.8 74.9-88.6 13 9.8 5.3-17.5 8 3.8 1.8- 8.2 4 2.0 0.6- 6.2 3 1.5 0.5- 4.8
GENDER
Male 76 60 78.7 66.2-87.5 6 11.1 4.7-24.1 6 5.8 2.4-13.5 2 2.5 0.5-11.0 2 1.9 0.4- 7.8
Female 87 75 88.1 79.1-93.5 7 8.2 3.7-17.1 2 1.3 0.3- 5.3 2 1.4 0.3- 5.4 1 1.1 0.1- 7.2
RACE
White 135 113 86.4 79.5-91.2 10 7.2 3.8-13.4 7 3.6 1.6- 7.7 2 0.9 0.2- 3.5 3 1.9 0.6- 6.2
Other 26 20 69.1 44.7-86.1 3 19.8 6.4-47.2 1 5.0 0.7-28.1 2 6.1 1.2-26.2 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 86 67 77.8 66.6-86.0 10 12.0 6.2-21.8 4 4.7 1.6-13.2 3 3.2 0.8-11.6 2 2.3 0.6- 9.0
45+ 77 68 88.1 74.9-94.8 3 7.6 2.2-23.2 4 2.9 1.0- 7.9 1 0.7 0.1- 4.8 1 0.7 0.1- 4.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 60 49 86.2 74.4-93.1 2 2.4 0.5-10.6 5 6.0 2.1-15.9 3 4.2 1.1-15.1 1 1.2 0.2- 8.1
Some College + 103 86 80.7 69.6-88.4 11 14.6 7.7-26.0 3 2.5 0.8- 7.8 1 0.6 0.1- 3.9 2 1.7 0.4- 7.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 70 55 76.7 61.8-87.0 5 11.1 3.9-27.7 4 4.7 1.4-14.2 4 4.7 1.5-14.2 2 2.8 0.7-10.8
$50,000+ 61 51 84.6 72.8-91.9 7 11.8 5.5-23.4 3 3.6 1.1-11.3 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .

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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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