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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Catawba 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
-Catawba County 158 84 43.7 34.4-53.6 43 31.6 22.5-42.3 14 12.4 6.5-22.4 6 2.4 1.0- 5.4 11 9.9 5.3-17.9
GENDER
Male 67 28 31.4 20.7-44.5 21 34.1 21.3-49.8 6 14.7 6.1-31.5 3 2.4 0.7- 7.9 9 17.3 8.9-31.0
Female 91 56 56.9 42.6-70.1 22 28.9 17.3-44.2 8 9.9 3.8-23.1 3 2.3 0.7- 7.2 2 2.0 0.3-11.1
RACE
White 145 76 41.0 31.6-51.3 41 32.7 23.1-44.1 12 13.3 6.8-24.4 6 2.7 1.2- 6.1 10 10.2 5.3-19.0
Other 13 8 65.7 33.1-88.1 2 22.2 5.0-61.0 2 4.9 1.1-19.5 0 0.0 . - . 1 7.3 1.0-38.3
AGE
18-44 75 31 35.4 23.9-48.9 28 37.3 24.8-51.9 9 15.7 7.3-30.4 0 0.0 . - . 7 11.6 5.4-23.1
45+ 82 52 59.4 46.5-71.1 15 20.7 11.7-34.1 5 6.1 2.4-14.6 6 7.0 3.1-15.2 4 6.8 2.2-18.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 61 33 45.5 31.1-60.7 11 20.7 10.5-36.7 9 18.7 8.5-36.2 2 2.3 0.6- 8.8 6 12.8 5.6-26.7
Some College + 97 51 42.3 30.5-54.9 32 40.6 27.8-54.8 5 7.1 2.3-20.2 4 2.5 0.9- 6.8 5 7.5 2.8-18.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 84 44 44.9 32.0-58.6 21 31.7 19.3-47.3 9 11.6 5.0-24.8 3 1.8 0.6- 5.9 7 10.0 4.5-20.8
$50,000+ 51 25 42.8 28.3-58.6 18 31.6 19.6-46.7 4 13.7 4.3-35.9 1 1.6 0.2-10.9 3 10.2 3.2-28.2

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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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