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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Johnston 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
-Johnston County 479 328 65.2 59.6-70.3 45 10.7 7.7-14.7 60 12.9 9.8-16.8 35 8.1 5.3-12.0 11 3.2 1.5- 6.7
GENDER
Male 162 91 53.1 44.0-61.9 16 9.8 5.9-15.8 30 18.6 12.8-26.3 17 12.2 7.0-20.6 8 6.3 2.7-14.0
Female 317 237 74.7 68.3-80.1 29 11.4 7.3-17.4 30 8.4 5.7-12.1 18 4.8 2.9- 7.7 3 0.7 0.2- 2.3
RACE
White 375 255 66.9 60.9-72.4 35 10.6 7.3-15.2 47 11.8 8.8-15.8 27 6.3 4.2- 9.3 11 4.4 2.1- 9.0
Other 100 72 61.9 49.1-73.3 9 10.5 5.0-21.0 12 15.0 8.1-26.3 7 12.5 5.4-26.4 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 210 117 55.4 47.3-63.2 34 16.8 11.6-23.8 36 17.0 12.0-23.4 19 8.9 5.2-14.6 4 1.9 0.7- 5.6
45+ 268 211 75.1 67.3-81.6 11 4.6 2.2- 9.4 24 8.9 5.6-14.0 15 6.9 3.4-13.3 7 4.5 1.7-11.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 248 193 71.9 63.8-78.8 17 8.4 4.9-14.0 22 10.7 6.6-16.9 13 7.8 3.8-15.1 3 1.2 0.4- 3.6
Some College + 231 135 58.1 50.2-65.6 28 13.1 8.5-19.5 38 15.1 10.8-20.7 22 8.3 5.4-12.8 8 5.3 2.2-12.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 236 173 68.4 60.1-75.7 21 10.6 6.4-17.1 25 11.4 7.3-17.4 13 8.0 4.0-15.6 4 1.6 0.6- 4.2
$50,000+ 147 83 57.3 47.6-66.5 18 12.8 7.7-20.6 26 15.6 10.4-22.7 16 8.8 5.2-14.4 4 5.5 1.7-16.6

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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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