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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Cumberland 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
-Cumberland County 185 1 0.6 0.1- 4.0 80 45.3 36.3-54.6 51 26.9 20.1-35.1 42 22.3 15.8-30.5 11 4.9 2.5- 9.1
GENDER
Male 81 0 0.0 . - . 27 41.4 28.6-55.5 22 24.1 15.3-35.9 24 28.1 18.3-40.7 8 6.4 3.0-13.2
Female 104 1 1.4 0.2- 9.5 53 51.1 40.0-62.0 29 31.1 21.8-42.2 18 13.8 8.2-22.5 3 2.6 0.7- 9.2
RACE
White 128 1 0.8 0.1- 5.7 52 44.5 33.5-56.2 34 24.8 17.1-34.6 32 24.2 16.2-34.6 9 5.6 2.7-11.1
Other 56 0 0.0 . - . 27 46.5 31.8-61.8 17 32.1 19.8-47.7 10 18.2 9.2-32.8 2 3.2 0.7-14.5
AGE
18-44 103 1 0.8 0.1- 5.7 50 49.0 37.3-60.8 31 27.7 19.1-38.5 17 19.2 11.5-30.2 4 3.2 1.1- 8.9
45+ 82 0 0.0 . - . 30 36.7 25.4-49.7 20 25.0 16.1-36.8 25 29.6 20.0-41.5 7 8.6 3.9-18.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 62 1 1.6 0.2-10.8 28 50.8 34.0-67.5 12 17.2 8.8-30.8 15 22.7 11.8-39.1 6 7.7 3.1-17.8
Some College + 122 0 0.0 . - . 51 41.6 31.7-52.3 39 32.7 23.9-43.0 27 22.4 15.0-32.1 5 3.3 1.3- 8.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 98 1 1.1 0.2- 7.4 47 51.8 38.5-64.7 21 20.0 12.1-31.2 23 22.1 13.3-34.4 6 5.1 2.1-11.9
$50,000+ 77 0 0.0 . - . 28 36.4 24.9-49.6 27 35.2 24.3-47.8 18 23.8 14.7-36.2 4 4.6 1.6-12.5

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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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