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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Davidson 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
-Davidson County 113 91 80.1 70.5-87.1 8 7.8 3.6-16.2 2 2.5 0.6- 9.7 9 7.0 3.6-13.2 3 2.6 0.7- 8.7
GENDER
Male 57 43 75.5 61.0-85.8 5 10.0 3.8-23.9 1 2.6 0.4-16.2 5 7.4 3.0-17.1 3 4.5 1.3-14.7
Female 56 48 86.2 73.9-93.2 3 4.9 1.5-14.9 1 2.5 0.3-15.5 4 6.4 2.3-16.6 0 0.0 . - .
RACE
White 101 82 82.5 73.0-89.1 7 6.7 2.9-14.4 0 0.0 . - . 9 7.9 4.0-15.0 3 3.0 0.8- 9.8
Other 12 9 62.5 30.0-86.6 1 16.4 2.4-60.5 2 21.1 5.3-56.2 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 47 35 69.5 52.4-82.5 4 11.2 3.8-28.8 2 6.3 1.6-22.2 4 8.3 3.0-20.8 2 4.7 1.0-19.5
45+ 65 55 87.1 76.4-93.3 4 5.6 1.9-15.5 0 0.0 . - . 5 6.1 2.5-14.4 1 1.2 0.2- 8.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 47 34 71.0 54.7-83.3 5 12.2 4.6-28.6 1 3.4 0.5-20.6 4 7.3 2.7-18.3 3 6.0 1.7-18.9
Some College + 66 57 87.0 75.6-93.5 3 4.5 1.3-14.5 1 1.9 0.3-12.1 5 6.7 2.7-16.0 0 0.0 . - .
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 42 33 75.7 58.3-87.4 4 9.3 3.2-24.3 2 7.1 1.7-24.5 1 2.6 0.4-16.4 2 5.3 1.1-21.5
$50,000+ 47 39 82.0 65.8-91.5 4 10.4 3.5-27.1 0 0.0 . - . 4 7.7 2.7-19.6 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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