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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance County

Alcohol Consumption

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 6,629 64 0.9 0.7- 1.3 2,124 32.7 31.2-34.3 2,051 31.6 30.1-33.1 1,802 27.4 26.0-28.9 588 7.3 6.6- 8.1
-Alamance County 169 1 0.4 0.1- 3.1 55 30.3 22.8-39.1 48 30.0 21.6-40.0 51 32.5 23.9-42.5 14 6.7 3.7-12.0
GENDER
Male 71 0 0.0 . - . 19 23.4 14.1-36.3 20 32.8 19.9-49.0 22 34.0 21.1-49.8 10 9.7 4.7-19.1
Female 98 1 0.9 0.1- 6.4 36 38.1 27.7-49.7 28 26.8 18.0-37.8 29 30.8 21.0-42.7 4 3.4 1.1- 9.6
RACE
White 134 1 0.6 0.1- 4.3 42 31.5 22.9-41.6 38 26.2 18.6-35.5 39 32.1 22.4-43.7 14 9.5 5.3-16.7
Other 35 0 0.0 . - . 13 27.4 14.5-45.6 10 39.2 20.3-62.0 12 33.4 17.8-53.7 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 76 1 0.7 0.1- 5.1 29 33.8 22.8-46.9 23 31.6 19.5-46.7 21 30.9 19.1-45.8 2 3.0 0.7-11.5
45+ 93 0 0.0 . - . 26 25.1 16.8-35.6 25 27.7 18.6-38.9 30 34.9 24.4-47.1 12 12.4 6.6-22.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 63 0 0.0 . - . 20 23.7 14.0-37.2 19 42.1 25.9-60.1 18 26.3 15.1-41.7 6 8.0 3.0-19.2
Some College + 105 1 0.7 0.1- 4.8 35 34.4 24.6-45.8 28 22.4 14.9-32.2 33 36.4 25.3-49.2 8 6.1 2.8-12.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 88 0 0.0 . - . 32 36.7 25.5-49.5 21 19.8 12.1-30.7 25 32.8 21.0-47.2 10 10.8 5.3-20.5
$50,000+ 66 1 1.1 0.2- 7.4 19 26.4 16.3-39.7 21 31.6 20.3-45.6 22 37.5 24.3-52.9 3 3.4 1.0-11.3

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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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