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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Cabarrus 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
-Cabarrus County 170 3 2.8 0.6-11.6 65 32.4 24.9-40.9 56 33.8 25.5-43.2 36 27.6 19.1-38.1 10 3.5 1.8- 6.8
GENDER
Male 84 0 0.0 . - . 28 29.3 19.7-41.2 25 32.6 21.6-45.9 25 33.9 21.9-48.5 6 4.2 1.8- 9.7
Female 86 3 6.6 1.5-24.8 37 36.7 25.8-49.1 31 35.4 24.0-48.8 11 18.8 9.6-33.7 4 2.5 0.9- 6.8
RACE
White 145 3 3.2 0.7-13.4 56 32.1 24.1-41.3 45 30.4 21.9-40.5 33 30.9 21.3-42.5 8 3.4 1.6- 7.1
Other 24 0 0.0 . - . 9 34.9 17.0-58.4 11 54.4 32.1-75.0 2 6.6 1.5-25.5 2 4.0 1.0-15.5
AGE
18-44 89 2 3.6 0.6-17.7 37 32.2 22.5-43.8 28 31.1 20.7-43.8 20 31.6 20.0-46.1 2 1.5 0.3- 6.3
45+ 80 1 1.1 0.2- 7.4 28 32.9 23.0-44.6 28 39.3 27.8-52.0 16 19.8 12.1-30.7 7 6.9 3.2-14.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 58 2 7.2 1.3-31.1 24 36.2 23.4-51.3 20 42.5 27.3-59.2 8 10.2 4.7-20.7 4 3.9 1.4-10.4
Some College + 112 1 0.6 0.1- 3.9 41 30.5 21.7-41.0 36 29.4 20.5-40.3 28 36.2 24.8-49.4 6 3.3 1.3- 7.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 69 1 0.8 0.1- 5.6 28 33.9 22.0-48.3 21 32.8 20.0-48.6 14 28.9 15.4-47.4 5 3.7 1.4- 9.4
$50,000+ 82 1 0.8 0.1- 5.4 31 36.2 25.5-48.6 27 29.8 20.1-41.7 19 29.3 18.1-43.8 4 3.8 1.4-10.3

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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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