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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Cumberland 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
-Cumberland County 178 60 28.4 21.2-37.0 43 21.2 15.0-29.1 27 19.7 12.2-30.3 13 9.0 4.7-16.5 35 21.7 15.3-29.8
GENDER
Male 79 19 22.9 13.8-35.5 14 15.8 8.6-27.2 17 24.5 13.5-40.1 6 10.2 4.2-22.5 23 26.7 17.3-38.8
Female 99 41 37.2 27.4-48.2 29 29.9 20.8-40.9 10 12.1 6.0-23.0 7 7.1 3.2-14.8 12 13.7 7.5-23.6
RACE
White 124 38 25.0 17.0-35.2 33 23.3 15.5-33.3 20 21.6 12.2-35.5 7 8.9 3.8-19.6 26 21.2 13.9-30.9
Other 54 22 36.8 23.4-52.6 10 16.3 8.1-29.9 7 15.0 6.6-30.6 6 9.1 3.8-20.1 9 22.8 11.9-39.3
AGE
18-44 96 28 25.1 16.4-36.3 21 19.5 12.0-30.1 18 23.2 13.1-37.7 8 9.3 4.0-20.3 21 23.0 14.8-33.8
45+ 82 32 35.8 24.9-48.4 22 25.0 16.1-36.6 9 12.1 6.1-22.6 5 8.2 3.4-18.7 14 18.9 10.8-31.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 59 18 26.7 14.6-43.8 15 21.8 11.2-38.1 8 23.3 9.0-48.2 4 3.5 1.2-10.2 14 24.7 13.5-40.8
Some College + 118 41 28.6 20.4-38.5 28 21.1 14.2-30.3 19 17.9 11.0-27.7 9 12.1 5.9-23.3 21 20.2 13.0-30.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 92 33 32.7 21.6-46.3 17 15.6 8.3-27.5 14 21.2 10.0-39.6 7 6.5 2.6-15.2 21 23.9 14.7-36.4
$50,000+ 77 24 22.0 14.2-32.6 23 27.9 18.3-40.0 12 17.7 9.8-29.9 6 12.9 5.4-28.0 12 19.4 11.1-31.7

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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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