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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth County

Alcohol Consumption

Drinking alcohol in the past 30 days*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 14,948 5,675 41.1 40.1-42.1 9,273 58.9 57.9-59.9
-Forsyth County 445 191 45.3 40.0-50.6 254 54.7 49.4-60.0
GENDER
Male 161 89 57.9 49.3-65.9 72 42.1 34.1-50.7
Female 284 102 33.8 28.2-39.9 182 66.2 60.1-71.8
RACE
White 322 151 47.7 41.6-53.8 171 52.3 46.2-58.4
Other 121 40 39.9 30.0-50.7 81 60.1 49.3-70.0
AGE
18-44 169 82 50.5 42.1-58.8 87 49.5 41.2-57.9
45+ 275 108 41.5 35.0-48.3 167 58.5 51.7-65.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 164 40 26.7 19.5-35.4 124 73.3 64.6-80.5
Some College + 281 151 55.9 49.3-62.3 130 44.1 37.7-50.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 230 76 34.3 27.6-41.8 154 65.7 58.2-72.4
$50,000+ 138 85 63.5 54.2-71.8 53 36.5 28.2-45.8

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*Data in this table were derived from the first alcohol consumption question.

^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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