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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Catawba 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
-Catawba County 143 63 37.4 28.8-46.9 50 34.7 26.2-44.3 15 12.1 6.7-20.9 7 5.8 2.4-12.9 8 10.0 3.7-24.7
GENDER
Male 73 27 29.7 19.7-42.1 26 35.2 23.9-48.4 11 16.0 8.2-28.8 3 5.1 1.4-16.6 6 14.0 4.8-34.6
Female 70 36 52.4 39.9-64.6 24 33.6 23.0-46.2 4 4.6 1.7-12.4 4 7.0 2.5-18.1 2 2.3 0.5- 9.5
RACE
White 131 58 38.6 29.4-48.7 46 35.7 26.7-46.0 14 11.6 6.4-20.4 6 4.5 1.9-10.5 7 9.5 3.0-26.5
Other 11 4 22.6 6.9-53.4 4 30.4 10.5-61.9 1 16.9 2.5-61.8 1 15.1 2.1-58.9 1 15.1 2.1-58.9
AGE
18-44 64 22 30.8 19.4-45.1 25 31.8 20.4-45.8 6 10.0 3.7-24.6 5 9.1 3.4-22.4 6 18.3 6.5-41.8
45+ 78 40 43.4 31.9-55.8 25 38.4 26.8-51.4 9 14.6 7.2-27.6 2 2.2 0.5- 9.8 2 1.4 0.3- 5.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 61 24 27.6 17.0-41.7 16 22.9 13.2-36.7 11 22.3 11.4-39.0 5 9.9 3.6-24.5 5 17.3 5.2-44.3
Some College + 82 39 45.8 34.4-57.7 34 44.8 33.3-56.9 4 3.4 1.2- 8.9 2 2.2 0.5- 9.1 3 3.8 1.2-11.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 77 29 27.8 17.9-40.3 23 28.4 18.0-41.8 12 18.2 9.4-32.3 6 8.5 3.2-20.4 7 17.1 6.0-40.0
$50,000+ 44 21 44.2 29.6-59.8 20 47.5 32.3-63.2 2 5.9 1.2-24.7 0 0.0 . - . 1 2.4 0.3-15.1

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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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