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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Cumberland 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
-Cumberland County 170 72 39.3 31.5-47.8 57 35.6 27.8-44.3 29 17.9 12.1-25.8 5 2.1 0.8- 5.3 7 5.0 2.3-10.7
GENDER
Male 75 27 33.3 22.9-45.7 25 35.0 24.0-47.9 17 23.7 14.4-36.4 1 0.6 0.1- 4.3 5 7.4 3.0-17.0
Female 95 45 46.8 36.2-57.8 32 36.4 26.4-47.7 12 10.7 6.0-18.5 4 3.9 1.4-10.9 2 2.1 0.5- 9.5
RACE
White 120 52 40.6 31.3-50.6 43 37.7 28.4-48.0 17 15.0 8.9-24.2 4 2.8 1.0- 7.5 4 3.9 1.3-10.8
Other 48 20 37.6 23.7-54.0 13 29.7 16.9-46.7 11 24.3 12.7-41.4 1 0.6 0.1- 4.5 3 7.8 2.4-22.4
AGE
18-44 111 41 35.5 26.2-46.0 39 34.6 25.3-45.2 20 19.0 11.7-29.3 5 3.3 1.3- 8.3 6 7.6 3.4-16.2
45+ 59 31 45.9 32.3-60.1 18 37.4 24.3-52.6 9 16.1 7.8-30.2 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.6 0.1- 4.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 58 24 38.5 25.7-53.2 16 30.2 18.5-45.3 16 26.3 15.6-40.7 0 0.0 . - . 2 5.0 1.2-18.2
Some College + 112 48 39.8 30.2-50.1 41 38.7 28.9-49.5 13 13.2 7.1-23.2 5 3.3 1.3- 8.3 5 5.1 2.0-12.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 92 31 30.0 20.7-41.3 36 44.1 32.9-56.0 18 17.5 10.7-27.4 3 2.4 0.7- 8.3 4 5.9 2.0-15.8
$50,000+ 51 28 48.2 33.5-63.2 11 24.3 13.1-40.5 7 18.9 8.6-36.7 2 2.5 0.6- 9.8 3 6.1 1.9-17.6

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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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