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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Cumberland 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
-Cumberland County 170 143 82.9 75.3-88.5 8 5.3 2.5-11.0 8 3.7 1.7- 8.0 6 4.4 1.9- 9.7 5 3.6 1.4- 9.4
GENDER
Male 74 56 77.7 65.9-86.2 7 8.9 4.0-18.5 3 2.4 0.7- 7.8 4 5.0 1.8-13.1 4 6.1 2.1-16.1
Female 96 87 89.5 79.7-94.9 1 0.8 0.1- 5.5 5 5.4 2.0-14.0 2 3.7 0.9-13.7 1 0.5 0.1- 3.7
RACE
White 118 100 84.4 75.7-90.3 6 5.9 2.5-13.3 5 3.3 1.3- 8.0 4 4.2 1.6-10.9 3 2.3 0.7- 7.6
Other 50 42 80.1 63.3-90.3 2 4.3 0.9-18.2 2 4.2 0.9-17.3 2 4.9 1.1-18.9 2 6.5 1.5-23.8
AGE
18-44 113 93 80.9 71.0-87.9 7 6.6 2.9-14.3 6 3.9 1.7- 8.8 5 5.4 2.2-12.7 2 3.3 0.8-12.9
45+ 57 50 86.6 72.8-94.0 1 2.9 0.4-17.9 2 3.5 0.7-16.0 1 2.6 0.4-16.4 3 4.4 1.3-14.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 58 45 74.6 59.4-85.4 3 6.4 1.9-19.5 3 3.3 1.0-11.0 3 6.6 2.0-19.4 4 9.0 3.2-23.0
Some College + 112 98 87.9 79.7-93.1 5 4.6 1.8-11.5 5 4.0 1.5-10.3 3 3.1 1.0- 9.1 1 0.4 0.1- 2.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 93 76 79.1 67.4-87.3 6 6.8 2.8-15.7 5 5.1 1.9-12.8 4 6.0 2.2-15.3 2 3.1 0.6-15.1
$50,000+ 50 42 83.4 69.3-91.8 2 5.4 1.3-19.6 2 2.5 0.6- 9.9 2 3.9 1.0-14.6 2 4.7 1.2-17.2

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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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