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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Catawba 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
-Catawba County 161 1 0.5 0.1- 3.2 57 34.6 25.9-44.5 50 32.0 23.3-42.1 38 26.2 17.9-36.6 15 6.8 3.9-11.5
GENDER
Male 68 0 0.0 . - . 19 27.1 16.4-41.2 23 32.6 20.9-47.0 18 33.3 20.5-49.1 8 7.1 3.4-14.3
Female 93 1 0.9 0.1- 6.5 38 42.6 29.9-56.4 27 31.3 19.6-46.1 20 18.7 10.5-31.1 7 6.4 2.7-14.2
RACE
White 147 1 0.5 0.1- 3.6 50 32.8 23.9-43.2 47 34.2 24.8-45.0 34 24.8 16.4-35.8 15 7.6 4.4-13.0
Other 14 0 0.0 . - . 7 48.9 21.7-76.8 3 14.0 3.2-44.9 4 37.0 13.3-69.2 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 77 1 0.7 0.1- 4.8 33 41.0 28.6-54.7 25 29.5 18.5-43.6 17 27.9 16.7-42.7 1 0.9 0.1- 5.9
45+ 83 0 0.0 . - . 24 22.5 14.8-32.7 24 36.2 24.8-49.5 21 23.1 14.6-34.6 14 18.1 10.5-29.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 62 1 1.0 0.1- 6.9 23 41.8 27.6-57.5 21 31.1 19.0-46.5 12 20.1 10.4-35.2 5 6.0 2.3-14.9
Some College + 99 0 0.0 . - . 34 28.6 19.3-40.2 29 32.7 21.3-46.5 26 31.3 19.7-45.8 10 7.4 3.8-14.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 88 1 0.9 0.1- 6.0 36 43.2 30.4-56.9 23 21.7 13.4-33.2 19 27.6 16.1-43.1 9 6.7 3.3-13.0
$50,000+ 50 0 0.0 . - . 15 27.9 16.1-43.8 21 50.3 34.6-66.0 10 15.6 8.1-27.9 4 6.2 2.2-16.6

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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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