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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Catawba 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
-Catawba County 157 132 73.5 61.8-82.6 14 15.7 8.3-27.7 5 6.5 2.6-15.4 2 1.2 0.3- 4.9 4 3.1 1.0- 9.9
GENDER
Male 65 50 70.2 54.0-82.5 6 12.8 4.7-30.7 4 8.7 3.2-21.7 2 2.3 0.5- 9.5 3 6.0 1.7-18.6
Female 92 82 77.0 58.4-88.8 8 18.6 8.0-37.2 1 4.3 0.6-24.5 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.2 0.0- 1.5
RACE
White 143 122 73.0 60.2-82.8 10 14.8 7.0-28.5 5 7.4 2.9-17.2 2 1.3 0.3- 5.5 4 3.5 1.1-11.1
Other 14 10 77.6 49.3-92.5 4 22.4 7.5-50.7 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 75 57 65.6 50.0-78.4 11 21.5 10.9-38.2 5 9.9 4.0-22.7 1 0.6 0.1- 4.0 1 2.4 0.3-15.2
45+ 81 74 88.6 76.2-95.0 3 4.5 1.2-15.2 0 0.0 . - . 1 2.3 0.3-14.5 3 4.6 1.2-16.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 58 45 73.6 57.1-85.4 6 12.2 4.5-28.9 3 6.5 2.0-18.6 1 0.9 0.1- 6.0 3 6.9 2.0-21.2
Some College + 99 87 73.5 56.2-85.6 8 18.4 8.1-36.7 2 6.6 1.7-22.6 1 1.4 0.2- 9.3 1 0.2 0.0- 1.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 85 71 74.4 58.1-86.0 7 16.5 6.8-34.7 3 5.4 1.7-15.7 1 0.7 0.1- 5.0 3 3.0 0.8-11.1
$50,000+ 49 43 83.5 66.2-92.9 4 8.7 3.1-21.9 1 5.2 0.8-28.8 1 2.6 0.4-16.4 0 0.0 . - .

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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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