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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Cabarrus 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
-Cabarrus County 161 53 28.1 20.8-36.7 45 24.3 17.7-32.3 20 14.7 8.9-23.2 10 5.0 2.6- 9.3 33 28.0 19.1-39.1
GENDER
Male 81 17 19.7 11.9-30.9 23 24.7 15.8-36.3 13 18.2 9.9-31.2 7 5.9 2.7-12.4 21 31.5 19.4-46.7
Female 80 36 40.1 28.1-53.5 22 23.7 15.2-35.0 7 9.5 4.3-20.0 3 3.6 1.2-10.9 12 23.0 12.1-39.4
RACE
White 137 46 28.7 20.7-38.2 37 22.0 15.5-30.1 18 15.8 9.3-25.5 8 5.0 2.4- 9.9 28 28.6 18.8-40.9
Other 24 7 24.6 10.3-48.0 8 36.9 17.9-60.9 2 8.6 2.1-29.3 2 4.9 1.2-18.4 5 25.0 9.7-50.8
AGE
18-44 84 24 24.1 15.2-35.9 22 19.8 12.5-29.9 12 15.6 8.1-27.9 4 3.7 1.4- 9.7 22 36.8 24.2-51.4
45+ 77 29 35.4 24.8-47.7 23 32.6 21.9-45.4 8 12.9 6.4-24.4 6 7.2 3.2-15.6 11 11.9 6.1-21.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 52 20 35.7 22.4-51.5 9 14.3 7.1-26.6 9 23.1 11.1-42.1 3 4.4 1.3-13.7 11 22.5 11.6-39.1
Some College + 109 33 25.0 16.8-35.4 36 28.4 19.9-38.8 11 11.2 5.8-20.5 7 5.2 2.4-10.8 22 30.3 19.2-44.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 63 19 23.6 13.6-37.7 12 14.2 7.6-24.9 10 17.3 8.6-31.7 6 7.8 3.4-17.2 16 37.1 21.8-55.5
$50,000+ 81 28 30.1 20.5-42.0 29 34.5 23.9-46.8 7 8.8 3.9-18.8 2 2.3 0.6- 8.9 15 24.3 13.7-39.3

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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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