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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Catawba 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
-Catawba County 373 229 57.1 50.9-63.1 56 15.6 11.7-20.6 46 13.6 10.0-18.3 31 10.6 6.6-16.7 11 3.0 1.6- 5.5
GENDER
Male 149 75 46.3 37.3-55.5 27 18.4 12.3-26.7 24 17.2 11.4-25.2 18 15.1 8.4-25.8 5 3.0 1.2- 7.1
Female 224 154 69.3 62.3-75.5 29 12.5 8.5-18.0 22 9.5 6.2-14.4 13 5.6 3.2- 9.7 6 3.1 1.3- 7.0
RACE
White 339 207 57.8 51.3-64.0 49 14.3 10.6-19.1 42 13.0 9.4-17.6 30 11.5 7.1-18.1 11 3.4 1.8- 6.3
Other 32 21 52.9 32.9-72.0 7 27.5 12.4-50.4 3 15.0 4.7-38.5 1 4.7 0.7-27.1 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 148 82 52.2 42.5-61.8 28 19.1 12.8-27.6 18 12.2 7.2-19.8 18 15.3 8.2-26.7 2 1.2 0.3- 4.6
45+ 221 144 61.6 54.0-68.6 27 12.0 7.8-17.9 28 15.2 10.4-21.6 13 6.5 3.5-11.6 9 4.8 2.4- 9.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 196 134 63.1 53.7-71.6 24 12.8 7.9-20.0 20 12.1 7.5-19.1 11 7.9 3.0-19.4 7 4.0 1.9- 8.3
Some College + 176 94 49.4 41.4-57.5 32 19.2 13.5-26.6 26 15.5 10.4-22.4 20 14.0 8.9-21.5 4 1.9 0.6- 5.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 216 138 58.8 50.1-67.1 32 15.7 10.5-22.8 25 12.7 8.2-19.1 15 9.8 4.4-20.2 6 3.0 1.3- 6.7
$50,000+ 76 32 39.2 28.3-51.3 12 16.3 9.1-27.5 16 22.2 13.6-34.2 12 17.8 10.1-29.6 4 4.4 1.5-11.9

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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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