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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Cabarrus 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
-Cabarrus County 422 172 45.2 39.1-51.5 250 54.8 48.5-60.9
GENDER
Male 161 86 52.1 42.2-61.8 75 47.9 38.2-57.8
Female 261 86 38.1 30.9-45.8 175 61.9 54.2-69.1
RACE
White 355 147 48.6 42.0-55.3 208 51.4 44.7-58.0
Other 64 24 32.2 20.2-47.1 40 67.8 52.9-79.8
AGE
18-44 165 90 55.0 45.2-64.5 75 45.0 35.5-54.8
45+ 255 80 32.9 26.7-39.8 175 67.1 60.2-73.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 190 58 32.1 24.1-41.4 132 67.9 58.6-75.9
Some College + 232 114 56.4 48.4-64.0 118 43.6 36.0-51.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 206 69 39.6 31.1-48.8 137 60.4 51.2-68.9
$50,000+ 145 83 60.4 50.8-69.2 62 39.6 30.8-49.2

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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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