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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth 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
-Forsyth County 188 95 48.8 40.8-56.9 58 31.8 24.6-39.9 16 8.1 4.8-13.3 8 5.4 2.4-11.7 11 5.9 3.0-11.2
GENDER
Male 88 33 38.4 28.0-50.1 30 35.5 25.3-47.1 12 10.1 5.6-17.7 5 7.6 3.0-17.8 8 8.4 3.9-16.9
Female 100 62 65.1 54.6-74.4 28 26.0 17.9-36.0 4 4.9 1.6-13.6 3 1.9 0.6- 5.8 3 2.1 0.7- 6.5
RACE
White 150 80 50.6 41.6-59.5 46 33.1 25.0-42.3 12 7.3 4.0-13.1 4 3.4 1.2- 9.4 8 5.6 2.6-11.7
Other 38 15 43.3 26.5-61.9 12 27.7 14.8-45.8 4 10.5 3.8-25.7 4 11.6 3.4-32.7 3 6.9 1.8-23.3
AGE
18-44 78 32 37.8 26.7-50.2 28 35.2 24.3-48.0 6 8.0 3.5-17.3 7 10.6 4.4-23.2 5 8.4 3.3-19.9
45+ 109 63 57.9 47.2-68.0 30 29.2 20.3-40.0 10 8.2 4.2-15.5 1 1.2 0.2- 8.2 5 3.5 1.4- 8.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 38 18 46.3 29.2-64.3 13 32.7 18.3-51.4 0 0.0 . - . 3 7.1 1.8-24.7 4 13.8 4.9-33.2
Some College + 150 77 49.5 40.5-58.5 45 31.5 23.6-40.7 16 10.2 6.1-16.7 5 4.9 1.8-12.6 7 3.8 1.6- 8.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 75 39 48.6 36.0-61.4 18 25.6 15.7-38.8 6 5.5 2.2-13.2 6 11.9 4.8-26.6 6 8.3 3.5-18.8
$50,000+ 85 38 42.7 31.6-54.5 35 41.0 30.0-53.0 9 11.0 5.7-20.2 1 1.4 0.2- 9.3 2 4.0 1.0-14.5

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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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