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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Catawba 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
-Catawba County 159 59 31.0 23.0-40.4 35 19.7 13.5-27.9 25 15.4 9.5-24.0 13 9.1 4.6-17.2 27 24.7 16.1-36.0
GENDER
Male 66 16 16.4 9.3-27.1 13 20.4 11.3-34.2 11 18.1 9.2-32.7 10 16.2 7.9-30.5 16 28.9 16.8-44.8
Female 93 43 46.4 33.3-60.0 22 18.9 11.8-29.1 14 12.6 6.5-23.0 3 1.7 0.5- 5.6 11 20.4 9.8-37.9
RACE
White 145 53 29.0 21.0-38.6 33 18.8 12.8-26.9 24 17.1 10.5-26.6 12 9.4 4.6-18.2 23 25.7 16.3-37.9
Other 14 6 47.2 20.5-75.5 2 26.5 7.0-63.4 1 2.0 0.3-13.6 1 7.1 1.0-37.7 4 17.2 5.3-43.4
AGE
18-44 75 24 28.6 18.2-42.0 16 17.7 10.1-29.1 11 13.4 6.6-25.6 7 9.8 3.9-22.2 17 30.5 18.4-46.0
45+ 83 34 35.1 24.9-46.9 19 23.7 14.8-35.8 14 19.3 10.5-32.7 6 7.9 3.5-17.1 10 14.0 7.1-25.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 59 20 27.8 16.2-43.4 14 21.4 11.8-35.7 8 18.9 8.8-36.0 8 15.7 6.9-31.9 9 16.2 8.0-30.1
Some College + 100 39 33.6 23.3-45.7 21 18.3 11.1-28.7 17 12.7 7.4-20.9 5 3.8 1.5- 9.5 18 31.6 19.0-47.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 85 33 33.1 22.0-46.5 15 15.9 8.5-27.8 13 18.5 9.4-33.2 10 10.9 5.3-21.1 14 21.5 11.3-37.1
$50,000+ 51 14 26.4 14.8-42.4 17 28.0 16.9-42.6 8 13.8 6.4-27.3 3 11.1 2.9-34.3 9 20.7 10.4-37.0

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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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