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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Catawba 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
-Catawba County 140 117 75.2 62.9-84.4 10 9.3 4.7-17.5 3 3.2 0.9-10.8 6 5.4 2.2-12.8 4 6.9 1.7-24.1
GENDER
Male 72 57 69.5 53.0-82.1 6 10.8 4.7-23.0 2 3.7 0.8-15.6 3 5.7 1.7-17.2 4 10.4 2.6-33.5
Female 68 60 86.5 74.9-93.3 4 6.3 2.4-15.7 1 2.4 0.3-15.0 3 4.8 1.4-14.8 0 0.0 . - .
RACE
White 128 109 79.4 66.0-88.4 8 7.0 3.4-13.9 2 1.6 0.4- 6.3 5 4.1 1.6-10.2 4 8.0 2.0-27.1
Other 11 7 42.9 17.4-72.9 2 27.0 6.9-64.9 1 15.1 2.1-58.9 1 15.1 2.1-58.9 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 62 44 57.9 40.7-73.3 10 18.4 9.3-33.0 2 4.8 1.0-19.8 3 6.2 1.7-20.1 3 12.8 3.0-41.0
45+ 77 73 94.6 84.8-98.2 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 3 4.6 1.3-14.9 1 0.8 0.1- 5.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 62 51 67.0 46.7-82.5 2 6.7 1.6-24.1 2 5.0 1.1-20.8 4 8.4 2.8-23.1 3 12.7 2.8-42.8
Some College + 78 66 82.7 71.4-90.2 8 11.7 5.7-22.5 1 1.5 0.2-10.1 2 2.5 0.6- 9.8 1 1.5 0.2- 9.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 76 60 65.7 48.0-79.9 4 7.8 2.5-21.5 3 5.8 1.6-18.6 5 8.3 3.0-20.9 4 12.4 3.2-38.2
$50,000+ 43 37 83.7 67.5-92.7 5 13.9 5.7-30.0 0 0.0 . - . 1 2.4 0.3-15.3 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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