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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth 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
-Forsyth County 189 155 80.3 73.0-86.1 14 8.8 5.1-14.7 5 2.3 0.9- 5.8 10 6.1 3.1-11.8 5 2.5 0.9- 6.5
GENDER
Male 87 62 71.9 60.8-80.8 12 13.4 7.5-22.7 3 2.9 0.9- 8.9 7 8.6 3.9-17.7 3 3.3 1.0-10.4
Female 102 93 93.2 86.9-96.6 2 1.7 0.4- 7.1 2 1.5 0.4- 5.9 3 2.5 0.7- 7.9 2 1.1 0.3- 4.5
RACE
White 150 125 80.6 72.2-86.9 13 10.6 6.1-17.9 4 2.7 1.0- 7.4 3 2.8 0.9- 8.8 5 3.2 1.2- 8.5
Other 39 30 79.5 62.0-90.2 1 2.9 0.4-18.1 1 1.0 0.1- 7.1 7 16.6 7.1-34.0 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 81 63 74.8 62.3-84.2 7 10.2 4.6-21.0 4 3.6 1.2-10.1 6 9.2 3.8-20.4 1 2.2 0.3-14.0
45+ 107 92 85.3 76.5-91.2 7 7.6 3.6-15.4 1 1.2 0.2- 8.2 3 3.2 1.0- 9.7 4 2.7 0.9- 7.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 41 30 71.1 52.9-84.4 2 7.5 1.8-25.9 2 2.6 0.6-10.4 4 11.0 3.8-28.1 3 7.7 2.1-24.4
Some College + 148 125 83.0 74.9-88.8 12 9.1 5.1-15.9 3 2.2 0.7- 7.0 6 4.7 1.9-11.1 2 0.9 0.2- 4.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 78 65 81.6 69.5-89.6 5 7.6 2.9-18.3 2 2.6 0.6-10.7 4 5.6 1.8-15.9 2 2.6 0.7- 9.9
$50,000+ 84 68 77.5 65.8-86.0 8 10.9 5.4-20.7 2 2.1 0.5- 8.8 5 7.5 3.0-17.5 1 2.0 0.3-12.9

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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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