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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Davidson 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
-Davidson County 382 267 68.7 62.8-74.0 28 7.4 4.9-11.1 46 13.0 9.3-18.0 32 8.3 5.7-12.0 9 2.5 1.2- 5.0
GENDER
Male 148 90 63.7 54.2-72.2 19 11.6 7.1-18.4 19 13.6 8.0-22.1 13 7.3 4.1-12.9 7 3.8 1.7- 8.4
Female 234 177 73.7 66.5-79.8 9 3.3 1.6- 6.8 27 12.5 8.2-18.5 19 9.3 5.7-14.8 2 1.2 0.3- 5.3
RACE
White 337 234 68.4 62.1-74.1 24 7.0 4.5-10.8 42 13.8 9.7-19.2 29 8.4 5.7-12.4 8 2.4 1.1- 5.0
Other 45 33 70.6 53.5-83.3 4 10.4 3.5-27.1 4 8.1 2.9-20.5 3 7.5 2.2-22.3 1 3.4 0.5-20.5
AGE
18-44 144 96 71.9 62.9-79.4 12 6.9 3.5-13.2 21 12.4 7.6-19.4 13 7.2 4.0-12.7 2 1.6 0.4- 6.5
45+ 234 168 65.8 57.9-72.9 15 7.8 4.6-13.0 25 13.8 8.6-21.3 19 9.3 5.7-14.9 7 3.3 1.4- 7.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 231 183 77.8 70.9-83.4 12 5.8 3.1-10.6 15 6.8 3.9-11.7 17 7.0 4.1-11.6 4 2.6 1.0- 6.7
Some College + 151 84 54.0 44.3-63.3 16 10.1 5.8-17.0 31 23.1 15.4-33.1 15 10.5 6.1-17.4 5 2.4 1.0- 5.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 188 145 75.7 67.8-82.2 10 6.2 3.1-11.8 15 8.1 4.7-13.7 13 6.3 3.4-11.5 5 3.7 1.5- 9.0
$50,000+ 87 39 46.6 34.6-59.1 10 12.2 6.1-22.9 20 23.0 13.6-36.3 14 15.0 8.6-25.1 4 3.1 1.1- 8.3

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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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