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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg 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
-Mecklenburg County 637 358 57.2 52.8-61.5 279 42.8 38.5-47.2
GENDER
Male 247 156 63.4 56.5-69.7 91 36.6 30.3-43.5
Female 390 202 51.2 45.7-56.7 188 48.8 43.3-54.3
RACE
White 437 282 68.0 63.1-72.6 155 32.0 27.4-36.9
Other 195 75 36.5 29.2-44.5 120 63.5 55.5-70.8
AGE
18-44 321 205 62.7 56.6-68.5 116 37.3 31.5-43.4
45+ 314 151 50.3 43.9-56.6 163 49.7 43.4-56.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 182 70 37.3 29.5-45.8 112 62.7 54.2-70.5
Some College + 454 288 66.4 61.5-70.9 166 33.6 29.1-38.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 264 129 48.0 41.1-55.1 135 52.0 44.9-58.9
$50,000+ 241 175 72.7 66.0-78.5 66 27.3 21.5-34.0

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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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