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2005 BRFSS Survey Results: Cumberland 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
-Cumberland County 184 90 45.2 36.4-54.2 55 29.2 21.9-37.7 25 15.8 9.1-25.9 5 3.7 1.1-11.2 9 6.2 3.1-12.3
GENDER
Male 82 34 41.9 29.8-55.0 23 26.9 17.3-39.3 15 17.4 8.2-33.4 3 4.9 1.2-17.9 7 8.9 4.0-18.6
Female 102 56 50.3 39.4-61.1 32 32.7 23.2-43.7 10 13.2 6.9-23.8 2 1.8 0.4- 7.3 2 2.1 0.5- 8.5
RACE
White 128 59 40.6 30.4-51.6 39 30.8 21.8-41.5 17 15.7 7.6-29.6 5 5.2 1.6-15.5 8 7.7 3.6-15.9
Other 55 31 56.8 41.5-70.8 15 24.5 14.1-39.0 8 16.1 7.5-31.0 0 0.0 . - . 1 2.7 0.4-16.8
AGE
18-44 100 43 41.8 30.8-53.7 31 27.7 18.7-38.9 17 18.6 9.7-32.8 3 4.7 1.2-16.0 6 7.2 3.1-15.9
45+ 84 47 52.5 40.4-64.4 24 32.4 22.0-44.9 8 9.5 4.5-18.7 2 1.5 0.4- 5.8 3 4.1 1.2-12.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 61 27 40.0 25.0-57.1 21 31.7 18.7-48.3 10 23.1 9.3-46.8 1 0.7 0.1- 5.2 2 4.5 0.9-20.3
Some College + 122 62 47.5 37.4-57.7 34 28.1 19.9-38.0 15 11.8 6.9-19.4 4 5.4 1.6-17.0 7 7.3 3.3-15.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 96 46 44.5 31.9-58.0 30 32.2 21.2-45.5 14 18.1 8.0-35.8 3 1.7 0.5- 5.6 3 3.5 0.8-13.9
$50,000+ 78 40 46.6 34.4-59.1 23 26.9 17.9-38.4 8 11.1 5.3-21.9 2 6.5 1.5-24.5 5 8.9 3.7-20.0

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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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