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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance County

Alcohol Consumption

During the past 30 days, what is the largest number of drinks you had on any occasion?

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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 6,444 1,995 26.5 25.1-27.9 1,798 25.9 24.5-27.3 1,082 18.2 17.0-19.6 445 7.5 6.7- 8.4 1,124 21.9 20.5-23.4
-Alamance County 165 55 25.6 19.0-33.5 45 33.2 24.1-43.6 25 12.8 8.1-19.4 12 9.0 4.4-17.3 28 19.5 12.6-28.9
GENDER
Male 69 15 13.1 7.4-22.2 18 32.0 18.8-49.1 9 11.8 5.7-22.7 7 14.1 6.2-29.2 20 29.0 17.2-44.4
Female 96 40 39.3 28.9-50.8 27 34.4 23.8-46.8 16 13.9 8.0-22.9 5 3.3 1.3- 8.4 8 9.1 4.3-18.5
RACE
White 130 48 31.1 22.9-40.7 31 26.5 18.1-37.0 18 10.2 6.1-16.4 10 11.1 5.1-22.4 23 21.1 12.9-32.5
Other 35 7 12.6 5.5-26.3 14 48.7 29.1-68.8 7 18.8 8.3-37.2 2 4.1 0.9-16.2 5 15.8 6.0-35.3
AGE
18-44 73 22 22.2 13.9-33.5 20 32.9 20.2-48.6 9 11.1 5.4-21.6 7 11.5 4.8-25.2 15 22.3 12.4-36.9
45+ 92 33 30.5 21.4-41.4 25 33.6 23.0-46.2 16 15.2 9.1-24.3 5 5.3 2.0-13.5 13 15.4 8.6-26.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 61 18 19.1 10.9-31.4 12 29.9 14.6-51.7 12 17.6 9.3-30.9 3 5.8 1.7-17.4 16 27.6 15.8-43.6
Some College + 103 37 29.4 20.8-39.9 33 35.3 24.9-47.1 13 10.1 5.3-18.5 9 10.9 4.7-23.3 11 14.3 6.8-27.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 86 27 25.0 16.4-36.2 20 27.1 16.6-41.1 15 17.0 9.7-28.1 7 11.3 4.1-27.4 17 19.6 11.5-31.5
$50,000+ 63 24 30.1 19.5-43.3 20 33.5 21.5-48.0 8 10.4 4.7-21.6 3 4.9 1.6-14.5 8 21.1 9.6-40.2

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*This question 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: 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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