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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Cabarrus County

Alcohol Consumption

Considering all types of alcoholic beverages, how many times during the past 30 days did you have 5 or more drinks on an occasion?*

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  Total
Respond.^
None Once Twice 3-7 times 8-30 times
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,536 5,206 74.9 73.3-76.4 582 10.3 9.4-11.4 297 5.8 5.0- 6.7 312 6.2 5.4- 7.2 139 2.8 2.2- 3.5
-Cabarrus County 164 118 64.6 54.1-73.9 25 17.1 10.8-26.1 8 6.4 2.3-16.2 7 4.1 1.8- 8.8 6 7.8 3.0-19.0
GENDER
Male 82 54 59.8 45.6-72.5 15 20.7 11.7-34.0 5 9.3 3.0-25.2 4 3.2 1.1- 8.8 4 7.0 1.8-24.0
Female 82 64 71.9 56.6-83.4 10 11.7 5.5-23.3 3 1.9 0.6- 6.5 3 5.4 1.6-16.3 2 9.0 2.3-29.4
RACE
White 141 104 65.2 53.5-75.3 21 16.1 9.6-25.7 7 6.9 2.4-18.4 4 3.0 1.1- 8.3 5 8.8 3.2-21.7
Other 23 14 61.1 37.0-80.8 4 23.4 8.1-51.3 1 2.9 0.4-18.5 3 10.5 3.1-30.3 1 2.1 0.3-14.0
AGE
18-44 87 58 57.0 43.4-69.7 16 19.3 10.9-31.9 6 9.0 3.1-23.2 3 3.8 1.2-11.2 4 10.8 3.9-26.9
45+ 76 59 79.6 68.1-87.7 9 12.7 6.2-24.1 2 1.1 0.3- 4.4 4 4.7 1.8-12.2 2 1.8 0.5- 7.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 54 39 67.0 49.2-80.9 8 21.2 9.4-41.0 1 1.1 0.2- 7.7 3 6.5 2.0-18.9 3 4.2 1.2-13.6
Some College + 110 79 63.6 50.4-75.0 17 15.3 8.7-25.3 7 8.7 3.1-22.4 4 3.0 1.0- 8.7 3 9.5 3.1-25.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 66 39 46.4 31.6-61.8 13 23.5 12.3-40.3 5 13.8 4.3-36.0 5 7.2 2.8-17.3 4 9.1 2.5-28.0
$50,000+ 81 64 74.2 59.5-84.9 10 11.9 6.3-21.3 3 2.3 0.7- 6.9 2 2.7 0.6-11.7 2 8.9 2.2-30.2

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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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