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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance County

Alcohol Consumption

During the past 30 days, have you had at least one drink of any alcoholic beverage such as beer, wine, a malt beverage, or liquor?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 17,233 6,747 42.9 41.8-43.9 10,486 57.1 56.1-58.2
-Alamance County 462 172 40.9 35.1-46.9 290 59.1 53.1-64.9
GENDER
Male 147 72 50.2 39.4-60.9 75 49.8 39.1-60.6
Female 315 100 33.9 27.9-40.3 215 66.1 59.7-72.1
RACE
White 348 137 42.2 35.8-48.9 211 57.8 51.1-64.2
Other 112 35 38.2 26.8-51.0 77 61.8 49.0-73.2
AGE
18-44 176 77 44.5 35.5-53.9 99 55.5 46.1-64.5
45+ 285 95 36.5 30.2-43.3 190 63.5 56.7-69.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 222 63 30.5 22.7-39.5 159 69.5 60.5-77.3
Some College + 237 107 50.3 42.4-58.3 130 49.7 41.7-57.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 266 88 36.0 28.8-43.8 178 64.0 56.2-71.2
$50,000+ 116 66 55.1 43.6-66.2 50 44.9 33.8-56.4

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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: Beaufort, Bertie, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Hyde, Martin, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, Warren, and Washington.
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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