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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Cabarrus County

Alcohol Consumption

One drink is equivalent to a 12 ounce beer, a 5 ounce glass of wine, or a drink with one shot of liquor.
During the past 30 days, on the days when you drank, about how many drinks did you drink on the average?*

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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 6,537 3,065 41.3 39.7-42.8 2,041 32.1 30.6-33.7 726 12.8 11.6-14.0 286 4.8 4.1- 5.6 419 9.0 8.0-10.2
-Cabarrus County 163 71 37.6 29.3-46.8 53 35.0 26.3-44.9 17 7.6 4.4-13.0 7 3.8 1.7- 8.3 15 15.9 8.9-26.8
GENDER
Male 81 29 32.2 21.8-44.6 29 37.2 25.2-51.0 10 8.7 4.2-17.1 3 2.6 0.8- 8.3 10 19.4 9.5-35.4
Female 82 42 45.6 33.1-58.6 24 32.0 20.8-45.7 7 6.1 2.7-13.2 4 5.4 1.8-15.3 5 10.9 4.1-26.1
RACE
White 139 60 36.8 27.8-46.7 45 35.8 26.2-46.6 16 8.3 4.7-14.3 6 3.4 1.4- 8.0 12 15.8 8.2-28.1
Other 24 11 42.5 22.4-65.5 8 31.0 14.5-54.3 1 4.0 0.5-23.7 1 5.8 0.8-31.8 3 16.7 4.7-44.7
AGE
18-44 85 30 29.5 19.7-41.6 33 39.1 27.1-52.5 10 7.7 3.7-15.3 2 2.2 0.5- 8.5 10 21.5 11.5-36.8
45+ 78 41 53.1 41.0-65.0 20 27.3 17.8-39.5 7 7.6 3.4-15.9 5 6.7 2.5-16.8 5 5.2 2.0-12.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 54 26 40.9 26.8-56.7 13 27.4 14.9-44.9 5 6.8 2.6-16.8 5 8.8 3.3-21.4 5 16.0 5.8-37.2
Some College + 109 45 36.1 26.1-47.5 40 38.5 27.7-50.6 12 8.0 4.1-15.1 2 1.5 0.4- 6.1 10 15.9 7.8-29.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 66 25 30.4 19.0-45.0 20 37.9 23.2-55.1 8 6.7 3.1-13.9 5 7.5 2.8-18.3 8 17.6 7.8-35.1
$50,000+ 80 38 43.7 31.9-56.3 27 31.1 21.1-43.1 8 9.6 4.4-19.5 1 1.2 0.2- 8.3 6 14.5 5.7-31.9

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* This question was 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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